<![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 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:23:10 -0500 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:23:10 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Caps' Second Line Unconcerned by Drought]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:16:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458598364.jpg
Marcus Johansson, Andre Burakovsky and Troy Brouwer have no even-strength points in their past five games.

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<![CDATA[Caps Discuss Makings of Good Starts]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:08:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459427636.jpg
The Capitals discuss what constitutes a good start to a game.

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<![CDATA[RGIII Benched Against Colts]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:25:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/176*120/459568564.jpg
Colt McCoy will start against the Colts.

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<![CDATA[Fred Smoot, Ex-Redskins Player, Charged With Domestic Assault]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:27:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fred+smoot.jpg
Former Washington Redskins player Fred Smoot was arrested Sunday in connection with a domestic assault at a home in Ashburn, Virginia, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[49ers Defeat Redskins, 17-13]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:06:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141123+Redskins+49ers.jpg
San Francisco's first-team offense that had failed to convert a fourth-quarter touchdown all season finally did so when the 49ers' playoff hopes depended on it.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 12]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/459467122.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the twelfth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday Spotlight]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:55:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP747099438720.jpg
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has had a stand-out first season, and recalls that he has always been ready for the Sunday spotlight.

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<![CDATA[Report: RGIII Could Be Benched]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:55:40 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/182*120/459437488.jpg
Robert Griffin III could be benched if he struggles against the 49ers on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Caps Bemoan Lack Of Crease Presence]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:57:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459431636.jpg
The Capitals scored one goal on a season-high 44 shots in a loss to the Sabres.

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<![CDATA[Report: Adam LaRoche To Sign With White Sox]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:29:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/456817646.jpg
LaRoche is leaving the Nationals after four seasons.

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<![CDATA[Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:53:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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 13:56:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[FedEx Field Won't Host Jets/Bills Game]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:15:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/B21TwLDIMAAXKeQ.jpg
Western New York has been coated by several feet of snow.

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<![CDATA[Zimmermann Gives Souza Best Buy Gift Card]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:53:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/456311144.jpg
Souza cashed in on his incredible catch.

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<![CDATA[Capital Letters: Mile High Club]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:58:39 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/175*120/459209162.jpg
The latest edition of the Capitals-centric mailbag.

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<![CDATA[The 'Skinny: Week 12 v. 49ers]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:23:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459078872.jpg
The Redskins' slow march toward the end of the season continues.

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<![CDATA[RGIII Is Focused on San Francisco]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459073368.jpg
He won't let you forget that, either.

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<![CDATA[Wizards Owner Open to Suburb Locations for Practice Facility]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:40:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1118-leonsis.jpg
Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis told WTOP-FM he's looking to build a smaller practice facility for the team than previously reported, and is open to a suburban location.]]>
<![CDATA[Bowser to Propose Compromise for Soccer Stadium]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:24:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1118-dcunited-stadium.jpg
D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser says she will propose a compromise deal to build a new soccer stadium in the District.]]>
<![CDATA[Caps' Orpik Measures "Shutdown" Success]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:51:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458506704.jpg
The veteran defenseman discusses how he gauges his personal success in his particular role.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Rice in China to Promote NFL]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 03:33:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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 12:57:12 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Gruden: RGIII "Needs To Worry About Himself"]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:56:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458295356.jpg
Coach Jay Gruden responds to Robert Griffin III's postgame comments.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:28:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Roy Helu, One on One with Dianna Russini]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:58:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008546909_1200x675_359883843827.jpg
News4's Dianna Russini speaks one on one with Redskins running back Roy Helu.]]>
<![CDATA[Jackson Calls Out RGIII on Instagram?]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:45:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459081912.jpg
Is Griffin now losing the support of his teammates too?

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<![CDATA[Caps Burned by Faceoff Goals]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:35:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459051616.jpg
The Capitals have allowed three faceoff goals in their past four games.

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<![CDATA['Skins Fans Chant "We Want Colt!"]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:46:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459081186.jpg
After Robert Griffin III struggled again, is it time for a change?

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 11]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:04:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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 15:30:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[The 'Skinny: Week 11 v. Tampa Bay]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:42:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458704122.jpg
If the Redskins want to win, now's the time against 1-8 Tampa Bay.

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<![CDATA[Canseco Says Shot Finger Fell Off]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:47:54 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[NFLer's Parents Slam Cops on Arrest]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:25:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[U.Md.'s Basketball Coach Waits for a Good Cause]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:00:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008526056_1200x675_358483523553.jpg
While Maryland men's basketball has been waiting to start the season, the head coach has been waiting on customers at Ledo's for a good cause.]]>
<![CDATA[One-on-One With Jay Gruden]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:16:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008514924_1200x675_357660227799.jpg
From growing RGIII to the team name to answering to owner Dan Snyder, first-year head coach Jay Gruden is learning on the job. She sat down with Jay Gruden.]]>
<![CDATA[Patriots' N-Word Thank You Tweet ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:00:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.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[Caps, Green "Going Through Evaluation Period"]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:15:26 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458506844.jpg
Mike Green's three-year contract expires this offseason.

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<![CDATA[Caps Want to "Build" Fourth Line Around Kuznetsov]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:32:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/458825168.jpg
The 22-year-old's deployment has been an early-season storyline.

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