<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:27:02 -0800 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:27:02 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Lakers Coach Explains Lineup Philosophy]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:12:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/La-Lakers-Boozer-Lin.jpg
Lakers coach Byron Scott committed to giving his players time to jell and groove, namely Jeremy Lin.

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<![CDATA[Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:53:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KRAIG+URBIK1.JPG
With Buffalo buried under mounds of snow, the Buffalo Bills had an added challenge getting its team to Detroit: How to get the players out of their driveways. Snowmobiles came to the rescue.

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<![CDATA[Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:56:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP565783519558.jpg
Turns out, Canseco will not be selling his appendage to the highest bidder—it was all just a prank.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Add to Bullpen in Four-Player Trade]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:34:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/peralta+copy.jpg
It's not a big splash trade but the team is addressing a glaring hole in an otherwise solid pitching staff.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Add to 40-Man Roster]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:52:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/lee+copy.jpg
The three players added don't jump out as immediate impact players but they were added to the expanded roster for a reason.

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<![CDATA[Kings' Voynov Charged in Domestic Violence Case]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:05:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-slava-voynov-la-kings.jpg
Suspended Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov was charged Thursday with felony domestic violence about one month after the 24-year-old defenseman's arrest.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Get Second Road Win in Houston]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:37:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Rockets-Kobe-Bryant_11-19-14.jpg
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers beat out the Houston Rockets in Texas, and Dwight Howard was a late scratch due to a strained knee

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<![CDATA[Mark Cuban Hopes Lakers "Suck Forever"]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:29:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mark-cuban2.jpg
What does Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban think about the struggling Los Angeles Lakers franchise? He wants it to stay that way - forever.

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<![CDATA[Josh Shaw Cleared to Play Football for USC]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:29:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-usc-football-player-josh-shaw.jpg
Josh Shaw has been cleared to play football for USC after prosecutors declined to files criminal charges against him, the school's athletic director announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Candlestick Seats Torn Out, Piled Up All Over Stadium]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:21:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/candlestick-chairs.jpg
Last year, the 49ers began selling pairs of Candlestick Park seats, giving first priority to season ticket holders. Judging by the pictures captured by NBC Bay Area's helicopter on Monday, the supply has...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Get "Swaggy P" Back Vs. Hawks]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:50:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Nick-Young-returning-Lakers-at-Hawks.jpg
Nick Young, who fractured his thumb during training camp, expects to make his season debut with the Lakers in Atlanta on Nov. 18, 2014

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<![CDATA[Jerry Rice in China to Promote NFL]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:33:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/rice-horz.jpg
San Francisco 49ers legendary wide receiver and NFL Hall-of-Famer Jerry Rice is in China trying to entice the world's most-populous country to tune into NFL football on every given Sunday, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:57:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jose-Canseco-1.jpg
The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he accidentally shot it off.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:28:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Storied Stadium to "Urban Outlet" ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:19:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/candlestick-edt-454299290_10.jpg
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday unveiled the future of the now-defunct Candlestick Park, in what developers hope will be an "urban outlet" mall, featuring an African diaspora-themed market, movie theaters...

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 11]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:45:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
Watch the best of the best in Southern California high school football highlights. Video broadcast Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 on NBC4.]]>
<![CDATA[Three-Headed Monster]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:45:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/11-17-2014-crespi-challenge.jpg
With the NFL taking to the air in recent years, college and high school programs have also adopted a pass-first approach. Still, no one can argue against a punishing ground attack, which is how one local...

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<![CDATA[Lakers' Coach Upset After Loss]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 05:35:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Byron-Scott-Angry-11-17-14.jpg
After trailing by as many as 38 points to the Golden State Warriors, Lakers' coach Byron Scott expressed his frustrations with his players and threatened to pull players if they were not playing hard.

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Scores 44 Points, Lakers Still Lose]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:57:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Warriors-Kobe-Bryant.jpg
Kobe Bryant scored 44 points, but the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to corral the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night at Staples Center.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 11]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:04:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/458986756.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the eleventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Reggie Wayne Talks Special Bond With T. Y. Hilton]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:30:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-16+at+2.09.54+PM.jpg
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne, now in his 14th season, has mentored third year wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, who's an emerging star in the league. The players discuss their special bond ahead of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Canseco Says Shot Finger Fell Off]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:47:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jose-canseco-getty.jpg
Jose Canseco’s struggle with his shot finger continues. The former baseball star accidentally shot himself in the finger while cleaning what authorities say was a large-caliber handgun last month, but in...

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<![CDATA[Japanese Fan Salutes Dodgers' Drew Butera With Awesome Sign]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:19:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*123/453603816.jpg
He's not a household name in America but Dodgers catcher Drew Butera's fan base in Asia is growing.

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<![CDATA[Clayton Kershaw, the Ballplayer, Wins MVP Award]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:14:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/mvp.jpg
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw completed the Cy Young MVP sweep in the NL. It hadn't been accomplished in 46 years.

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<![CDATA[NFLer's Parents Slam Cops on Arrest]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:25:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/familyMcDonald.jpg
The parents of 49ers football player Ray McDonald spoke publicly for the first time since prosecutors decided not to charge the defensive end with felony domestic violence, criticizing the police for the...

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<![CDATA[Struggling Lakers Host Solid Spurs]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:43:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Spurs-Kobe-Bryant-Tim-Duncan.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center, as Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant meet for the 78th time.

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<![CDATA[Patriots' N-Word Thank You Tweet ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:00:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/New+England+Patriots+Twitter+N+Word.jpg
The New England Patriots is apologizing after its Twitter account publicly thanked a user whose handle contained a racial slur. As the team was thanking its one million Twitter followers with automated...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Kershaw Wins NL Cy Young Award]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:21:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/176*120/kersh+4.jpg
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw solidifies his status as Major League Baseball's best pitcher.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Lose to Pelicans, Fall to 1-7]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:48:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Pelicans_Anthony-Davis-Kobe-Bryant-duel.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans met on Wednesday night, and both Kobe Bryant and Anthony Davis lived up to expectations.

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Trial Move Denied]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:57:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/b5be81e2cbc24dfe9245749f34341294.jpg
A judge has denied a motion by defense lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez seeking to change the location of his trial, saying there is no reason to believe he won't be able to get...]]>
<![CDATA[9-Year-Old Boy Breaks All Kinds of Track Records]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:09:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/trackstar.JPG
Ezra Frech is a 9 year old who has broken all sorts of track records. His poise and heart leave people in awe, especially after realizing the hurdles he's had to clear. Mario Solis reports for the NBC4 News at 6...]]>
<![CDATA[Laker Ellington's Dad Shot Dead]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 03:56:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Ellington-Newest.jpg
The father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. was shot and killed in the Germantown section of Philadelphia Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant's Six Games]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:37:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-six-games-memphis.jpg
After six games in the 2014-15 seasons, Kobe Bryant has looked a far better player than the guy who played six games during the 2013-14 season.

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<![CDATA[Could the Rams Return to LA?]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:08:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BRING_BACK_RAMS_3_1200x675_356256835658.jpg
If one growing organization has their way, it's bound to happen. Tom Bateman, Director of Bring Back the Los Angeles Rams joins Fred Roggin to talk about the chances of an NFL team returning to LA.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers: Inside the Numbers]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:01:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers_Kobe-Bryant-Jeremy-Lin.jpg
A statistical analysis of the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers after six games.

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<![CDATA[49ers’ McDonald Will Not Be Charged]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:40:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP13080214223.jpg
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Monday announced the office would not charge the San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in August, saying there was...

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<![CDATA[Quarterback Is Star of Film and Football Field]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:15:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/11-10-2014-eli-snyder-challenge.jpg
Eli Snyder is one of the top quarterbacks in the San Fernando Valley. The son of film director Zack Snyder also played the role of a young Leonitis in the film "300" and young Rorschach in the film "Watchmen."...

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 10]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:16:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
Watch the best of the best in Southern California high school football highlights. Video broadcast Sunday Nov. 9, 2014 on NBC4.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Finally Get 1st Win of Season]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 23:55:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Hornets-11-9-14.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers earned their first win of the 2014-15 season, as Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer did their part to support Kobe Bryant against the Charlotte Hornets.

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