<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:50:22 -0400 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:50:22 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nationals Can Clinch Division Tuesday]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:51:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/167*120/455504880.jpg
A victory against the Braves clinches the NL East for the Nationals.

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<![CDATA[Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:51:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Injuries Overshadow Redskins' 41-10 Victory]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:07:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/455439960.jpg
Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson both leave the game with injuries as the Redskins improve to 1-1.

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<![CDATA["Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:10:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[RGIII Leaves Game With Dislocated Ankle]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:13:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/455437774.jpg
Griffin hurt his left ankle scrambling toward the sideline in the first quarter against the Jaguars.

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<![CDATA[Daniel Snyder Supports Roger Goodell In Statement ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:55:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/230*120/455039888.jpg
The Redskins owner "strongly endorses" the commissioner's efforts in handling the Ray Rice situation.

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<![CDATA[Chris Cooley Breaks Down Redskins' Errors]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:40:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20140912+Redskins+Showtime.jpg
In a sneak peek of this week's Redskins Showtime, the former tight end breaks down the Redskins' errors in their game against the Texans on Sunday. Watch more of his interview with News4's Dianna Russini...]]>
<![CDATA[A Special Moment for Alex Ovechkin and Young Hockey Players]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:28:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20140912+Special+Hockey+Players.jpg
Some hockey players with special needs shared a special moment with one of the greats in their sport. The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin hosted three special needs hockey organizations at Kettler Iceplex.]]>
<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 2]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:47:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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 13:48:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[HBO Will Not Bring Back '24/7' For Winter Classic]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:26:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/194*120/107844111.jpg
The Capitals and Blackhawks will not be followed by HBO cameras leading up to the Winter Classic this season.

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<![CDATA['Navy Leap Frogs' Parachute Into Nats Park]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:57:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-11+at+10.38.19+AM.png
The Navy Parachute Team participated in Heroes Day at Nationals Park on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[The 'Skinny: Week 2 v. Jacksonville]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:24:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/201*120/454853796.jpg
The Redskins will look to avoid dropping to 0-2 against the Jaguars.

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<![CDATA[NHL Confirms Nationals Park for Winter Classic]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:00:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/482720555.jpg
The Capitals will host the Blackhawks on Jan. 1, 2015, in the Winter Classic.

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<![CDATA[Ravens Owner: Rice Video "Changed Everything"]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:13:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/160610309.jpg
One of New Jersey’s top politicians is calling for an official review on the legal handling of the Ray Rice assault case. Senate President Steve Sweeney wants Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to review...

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<![CDATA[Nats Have Largest Lead in Franchise History]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:58:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/207*120/455070100.jpg
The Nationals now lead the Braves by nine games with 19 games remaining.

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<![CDATA[Obama Rejected From Top NY Golf Courses: Sources]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:24:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Maryland To Wear Jerseys Inspired By National Anthem]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/BxGKduRIcAE7QPd.jpg
The Terrapins will wear the uniforms Saturday against West Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Wants Evidence Tossed]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:30:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Ravens Coach on Cutting Ray Rice]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:34:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007783629_1200x675_326625347545.jpg
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh spoke to the media Monday evening about cutting running back Ray Rice following the release of video showing him striking his then-faincee.]]>
<![CDATA[Nationals Release 2015 Schedule]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:36:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/201*120/454876090.jpg
The Nationals still have 2014 to play, but 2015 is set as well.

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<![CDATA[2015 Boston Marathon Registration Opening]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:22:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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[NFL Suspends Ray Rice After Assault Caught on Video]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:15:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.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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