<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:53:31 -0700Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:53:31 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The Choice]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:57:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/08-09-2017-roggin-the-choice.jpg
It's time to make The Choice! Each week one contestant advances and one is eliminated and your vote matters! Pick your favorite contestant each week, you can vote once per day here and soon on...

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<![CDATA[In a Town Full of Cubs Fans, Gary Stood Out]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:08:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Gary_the_Dodgers_Fan.jpg
Gary is a Dodgers fan from Mexico who lives in Boston. He ran into Fred Roggin Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017 in Chicago, where LA is on the brink of a World Series berth.]]>
<![CDATA[Special Coverage: Red-Hot Dodgers Have Eye on Prize]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:25:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/puig-turner-parallax-GettyImages-861778112.jpg

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<![CDATA[Olympic Gold Medalist Details Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:37:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/McKaylaMaroneyfeuerherd.jpg
Olympic gymnast and gold medalist McKayla Maroney said on Twitter overnight that she was sexually assaulted for years by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar, a former doctor at Michigan...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Postgame NLCS Game 3]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:49:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Postgame_NLCS_Game_3_1200x675_1075795011978.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers players Yasiel Puig, Justin Turner, Joc Pederson, and Brandon Morrow discuss their Game 3 victory over the Chicago Cubs, 6-1, to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the NLCS.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Take Stranglehold on NLCS, Up 3-0 on Cubs]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:15:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-862595196.jpg
The Dodgers are on their brink of their first World Series birth in 29 years as they defeated the Chicago Cubs, 6-1, in Game 3 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Anthony Lynn Believes In The Chargers And You Should Too]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:34:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861731252_594_screen.jpg
The Chargers have found their identity as a football team in this league.

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Oct. 15, 2017]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:41:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ROGGINS_HEROES_KNBCIJKP_1200x675_1073862211933.jpg
The best of the best high school football highlights in Southern California from Sunday Oct. 15, 2017 ]]>
<![CDATA[Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon Dies at 94]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:13:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Harriette-Thompson-Marathoner-2017.jpg
A nonagenarian who set a world record as the oldest woman to complete a full marathon has died, her family confirmed in a published report.Harriette Thompson, 94, smiled and laughed as she crossed the...

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<![CDATA[Meet the Retired Cop Who Caught Justin Turner's Homer]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:18:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/keith+hupp.JPG
A Dodgers mega-fan became an overnight sensation after catching Justin Turner's game-winning home run in the second game of the team's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs.

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Lawyers Sue NFL, Helmet Manufacturer]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:27:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aaron-ap.jpg
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's family have re-filed their lawsuit against the NFL, but the New England Patriots are no longer named in the complaint.The family's lawyers filed the complaint Monday in Norfolk...

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<![CDATA[True Blue Dodger Fans Smell a World Series Title]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:04:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/true-blue-dodger-fans.jpg
Dodger fans are ready to party like it's 1988, when the team last delivered a World Series championship to the city of LA.

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<![CDATA[Lonzo Ball 'Playing For Sure' in Season Opener]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:53:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Lonzo-Ball-Brandon-Ingram-practice-10-16-17.JPG
At Monday's Los Angeles Lakers' practice, rookie Lonzo Ball made it clear that he had recovered from an ankle injury and planned to play in Thursday's NBA regular season opener

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Postgame NLCS Game 2]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 22:18:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dodgers_Post_NLCS_game_2_1200x675_1073994307601.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers players Logan Forsythe, Curtis Granderson, Chris Taylor, and hero Justin Turner, speak about the team's dramatic come-from-behind walk-off win against the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Win Game 2 of NLCS in Dramatic Walk-Off Finish]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:25:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861775246.jpg
Justin Turner hit a dramatic, three-run, walk-off home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs, 4-1, in thrilling fashion in Game 2 of the NLCS at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Bolts Battle Back Against Raiders in Oakland]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:13:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Melvin+Gordon+Chargers.jpg
The Chargers found a way down the stretch thanks to timely running by Melvin Gordon, and a game winning field goal by Nick Novak for the 17-16 win over the Raiders.

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<![CDATA[Rams Remain Undefeated on the Road]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:03:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/RamsJags.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams scored not one, but two touchdowns on special teams as they came from behind to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-17, on Sunday in North Florida.

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<![CDATA[Ball Girls Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Return to Stadium]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:13:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/Zambrana+and+Moore.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers ball girls, Christina Zambrana and Amy Moore, who both survived the Las Vegas massacre, return to Dodger Stadium for the first time on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[LA Lakers Make Cuts, Set Roster for 2017-18 Season]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 06:18:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-2017-18-roster.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they had cut down their training camp roster down to 16 players, making their roster officially eligible for the 2017-18 season

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<![CDATA[Why Aren't NFL Cheerleaders Protesting During the Anthem?]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 03:12:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/168*120/GettyImages-856384992_master.jpg
Millions of Americans have applauded the NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem, but not the women whose job it is to root for the teams — the cheerleaders.They have been noticeably...

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<![CDATA[Los Angeles Dodgers Announce New Food Items for NLCS]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 03:00:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/265*120/BBQ+Rib+Platter.jpg
As the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the next round of the MLB Playoffs, so to did the food items provided by Levy Restaurants at concession stands across Chavez Ravine. Here are the newest food items for the...

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<![CDATA[USC Trojans Survive Scare From Utah]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:34:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/Usc+vs+utah+sam+darnold+and+williams.png
The No. 13 USC Trojans escaped with a tight 28-27 win over the Utah Utes in front of 72,382 at the L.A. Coliseum on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[NLCS Game 1 Dodgers Postgame]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:24:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NLCS_Game_1_1200x675_1073590851753.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers players Charlie Culberson, Cody Bellinger and Austin Barnes speak with Michael J. Duarte of NBC LA after the Dodgers 5-2 victory in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Chicago Cubs.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Rams Alec Ogletree Vows to Lead Defense]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:23:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/LA+Rams+Alec+Ogletree.png
Los Angeles Rams linebacker, Alec Ogletree, spoke for the first time since the team announced a new four-year contract extension with their leading tackler.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Rally to Defeat Cubs in Game 1 of NLCS]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:25:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861451854.jpg
Yasiel Puig had a home run and two RBI as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from a two-run deficit to defeat the Chicago Cubs, 5-2, in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Looking For Revenge in Rematch With Cubs in NLCS]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:25:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861407954.jpg
We preview the NLCS series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs, including updated betting odds, full schedule, and prediction

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<![CDATA[Corey Seager Out of Dodgers Roster for NLCS Against Cubs]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:56:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Corey+Seager+Breaks+Out+as+Dodgers+End+Season+on+High.png
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is out of the team's roster for the National League Championship against the Chicago Cubs.

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<![CDATA[Lakers to Start Larry Nance Jr. at Power Forward?]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:10:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Larry-Nance-Jr-Laker-vs-Clippers.JPG
Larry Nance Jr. started for the third straight preseason game, as the LA Lakers beat the LA Clippers 111-104 on Friday night at Staples Center

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<![CDATA[No Lonzo Ball for Lakers, Clippers at Staples Center Friday]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:37:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lonzo-Ball-Lakers-preseason.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will sit out Friday's preseason finale against the LA Clippers at Staples Center, and the two teams will meet only six days later at the same arena in their 2017-18...

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<![CDATA[Cubs' Team Plane Diverted During Flight to Los Angeles]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:29:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-860751796.jpg
The Chicago Cubs were slated to arrive in Los Angeles Friday morning, but it appears they didn't make it all the way there as their plane was diverted to New Mexico -- and they're still there.

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<![CDATA[Cubs and Dodgers Ready for 3rd Time in Postseason]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:30:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_DODGERS_CUBS_101317_1-150791180702600002.jpg
The Chicago Cubs and L.A. Dodgers are facing each other in the 2017 NLCS. Here’s a brief look back at the first two times these storied franchises met in the postseason.]]>
<![CDATA[US Men's Soccer Coach Resigns After Catastrophic Loss]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:05:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/859961824-Bruce-Arena-Resigns.jpg
Bruce Arena resigned as coach of the United States men's national soccer team Friday in the wake of a shock loss to tiny Trinidad and Tobago that left the team outside of contention for next year's World Cup in...

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<![CDATA[Bob Miller Is The King of L.A.]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:34:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Bob+Miller+Statue+announcment.png
The Los Angeles City Council officially named Oct. 11 Bob Miller Day in honor of the longtime L.A. Kings broadcaster that retired last year.

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<![CDATA[Injured Marine's New Challenge: 31 Marathons in 31 Days]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:00:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/robjones.jpg
Rob Jones never liked running. He didn’t like running when he grew up on a farm in Lovettsville, Virginia, and he didn’t like it by the time he graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007.The 32-year old former...
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<![CDATA[Balanced UCLA Men's Basketball Team Ready to Ball Out]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:48:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-657808370.jpg
In his final season at UCLA, Thomas Welsh knows his role and really plans to let his game speak loudly for him this season. Welch is one of the "veterans" head coach Steve Alford refers to and will lean on...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Rookie Kyle Kuzma Turning Heads]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 04:50:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kyle-Kuzma-Lakers-preseason.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma has continues to impress beyond his Summer League head-turning performance and now looks set to be a regular player in the 2017-18 rotation.

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes Game Ball Winner]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:03:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/game_ball_1008_1_1200x675_1070779971900.jpg
Garfield kicker Jennifer Ibarra won a Roggin's Heroes game ball for making her first extra point in the game against Huntington Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Memorable Dodger Moments From 2017]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:49:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/Dodger-Thumbnail-post-NLDS.jpg
Relive moments from the Los Angeles Dodgers' magical 2017 season in photos.

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