<![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 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:29:59 -0700 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:29:59 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:51:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/adrian-peterson-indicted_1200x675_328790083813.jpg
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail early Saturday on a charge alleging that he spanked one of his sons with a wooden

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<![CDATA[Final 6 Dodgers Games to Appear on KDOC]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:38:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140913-dodgers-giants-greinke.jpg
Time Warner Cable announced Monday that it will broadcast the final six games of the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular season on station KDOC.

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<![CDATA["Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:10:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_adrian_peterson1.jpg
The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case. Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female...

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<![CDATA[Little Big Red]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:03:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/229*120/little+big+red+challenge.jpg
In a sport as physical as football, size definitely matters -- unless you can compensate with speed. Such is the case of a little giant at LA Lincoln High School who keeps earning the admiration of teammates and...]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 2]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
They're the best of the best. Time for the Week 2 edition of Roggin's Heroes. Sunday Sept. 14, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:13:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/455429326.jpg
A Brooklyn mother woke to find her three-and-a-half year old son covered in what is believed to be rat bites, is on a mission to relocate. Living near a rat-infested subway, the mother believes her son was...

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<![CDATA["The Challenge" Hero of the Night: Capt. Wendell Eaton]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:50:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140907-web-the-challenge-wendell_1200x675_328983107705.jpg
Capt. Wendell Eaton of the Pasadena Fire Department is "The Challenge's" Hero of the Night.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers' Ethier in 2014 ASU Hall of Fame Class]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:28:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/aeth.jpg
Arizona State University bestows the highest sports honor on Andre Ethier.

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<![CDATA[NFL's vs. Other Pro Leagues' Policies on Domestic Violence]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:26:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MIDW_VO_RAY_RICE_CONTRA_KNSD4RK2_1200x675_326883907819.jpg
The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray...

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<![CDATA[MLB Releases Post-Season Schedule]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:42:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/laplayoffs+.jpg
The Dodgers are trying to hold off the Giants in the NL West and ensure their spot in the Playoffs.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 2]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:47:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/455466872.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the second week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Marlins Slugger Hit in Face by Ball]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP517762681764.jpg
There could be much more to the Governator’s official portrait than meets the eye, according to multiple reports. An obvious blotch on former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recently unveiled...

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<![CDATA["Mighty Arab" to Replace Controversial HS Mascot]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:37:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/arab+mascot+new+old+logo.jpg
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot that prompted objections from an anti-discrimination group last year.]]>
<![CDATA[Haren Keeps Hot Streak Going in Dodgers Win ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:41:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/175*120/14+copy.jpg
Dan Haren had his entire repertoire working Wednesday night in a dazzling performance as the Dodgers shut out the Padres.

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<![CDATA[Defensive Woes Lead to Dodgers Loss to Padres]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:33:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/hern+copy.jpg
A couple of Dodger errors leads to a big inning for the Padres in their in Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Obama Rejected From Top NY Golf Courses: Sources]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:24:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Obama-Golfing_edited-1.jpg
Three suspects were being held Wednesday night after their arrests at a Manhattan building as investigators tried to determine whether they sold drugs to late actor Philip Seymour

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Puig Showing Signs of Progress]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:52:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/166*120/yp+pic.jpg
In the second half of the season Yasiel Puig has gone from MVP contender to a guy just fighting to stay in the lineup.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers 2015 Schedule Released]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:35:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/166*120/carl+crosing.jpg
The Freeway Series with the Angels will have a new twist next season.

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 1]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:58:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
They're the best of the best. Time for the season-opening edition of Roggin's Heroes. Sunday Sept. 7, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Hernandez Wants Evidence Tossed]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:30:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP296842589971.jpg
A Massachusetts judge has allowed some evidence to be suppressed in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, court documents show. The former star Patriots tight end had asked the court to suppress the evidence — an...

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<![CDATA[NFL Suspends Ray Rice Over Assault]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 04:15:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ray_rice_baltimore_ravens.jpg
NFL superstar Ray Rice and his fiancee were arrested in Atlantic City early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[2015 Boston Marathon Registration Opening]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:22:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Boston+Marathon+Runners.jpg
The Boston Athletic Association says it will accept 30,000 entrants for next year's Boston Marathon, the third largest field in the race's 119 year history. The marathon had more than 38,700 entrants for...

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<![CDATA[The Brothers Tavai]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:38:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_TAVAI_SPOTLIGHT_1200x675_326320195576.jpg
Five and counting... The Tavai brothers have built quite the legacy at Mira Costa, and it won't be ending anytime soon.]]>