<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usTue, 24 May 2016 08:05:44 -0400Tue, 24 May 2016 08:05:44 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[MLB to Review Gay Chorus Incident]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 20:25:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gay+men+chorus+0523.JPG
Major League Baseball will investigate why a recording of a woman singing the national anthem inadvertently played instead of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus at a Saturday Pride Night Padres game.“We are...

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<![CDATA[Gay Men’s Chorus Silenced at Game]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:58:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CLIP-SDGMC_Padres_1200x675_690991171985.jpg
Controversy brewed at Saturday's San Diego Padres game when a recording of a woman singing the national anthem played instead of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus, which had just taken the field to sing on...

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Preakness Day 2016]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 06:28:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/thumb-GettyImages-533294116.jpg
Take a look at photos from the 141st annual Preakness Stakes. Known as the second jewel of the Triple Crown, the race takes places two weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks before the Belmont Stakes.

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<![CDATA[Bryce Harper's Jersey from Papelbon Fight for Sale]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:55:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/490330798.jpg
It was a fight that, at the time, seemed to be a snapshot for a season slipping away from the Washington Nationals.

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<![CDATA[Chance to Raise Trophy Particularly Special for 1 U.Md. Lacrosse Player]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 20:21:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/maryland+Lacrosse+player+051916.jpg
After a scary health battle, the chance to bring home a title will mean a lot more for this Maryland lacrosse player. Carol Maloney reports.

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<![CDATA[Two Maryland Women Hope to Make National Cricket Team]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 20:07:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014773250_1200x675_689248835600.jpg
Two young women from Prince George's County, Maryland, hope to make the national cricket team.]]>
<![CDATA[YouTubers Land 11 Trick Shot Records: Guinness]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 19:42:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/471564022-Dude-Perfect.jpg
The basketball-lobbing viral video stars of Dude Perfect have taken 11 new records with their exceedingly high-difficulty trick shots, according to Guinness World Records, even taking one from a Harlem...

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<![CDATA[NFL to Reimburse Taxpayers $720K for 'Paid Patriotism']]> Thu, 19 May 2016 17:43:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/paid-AP_84226305861.jpg
The NFL is reimbursing U.S. taxpayers more than $720,000 in so-called "paid patriotism" money that the teams took from the military to allow things like color guard displays at football games, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood Softball Wins 100 Games in a Row]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 18:48:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014759853_1200x675_688322115668.jpg
The Warriors of Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland have won 100 games in a row. They've had four straight state softball titles. And yet, before every game, the coach admits: She gets butterflies.]]>
<![CDATA[MLB Mascot 'Arrests' Pticher]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:03:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Phillies+Phanatic+ATV+Theif.jpg
Is the Phillie Phanatic authorized to arrest ATV key thieves?The beloved Phillies mascot gave an assist to Philadelphia police Wednesday when an officer gave him handcuffs to put on Miami Marlins pitcher Jose...

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<![CDATA[Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt: Mosquitos Can't Catch Me]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 13:08:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Usain+Bolt+on+Zika.png
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is the fastest runner in the world. But can he outrun pesky mosquitoes?The 29-year-old Olympian seems to thinks so.In an interview on the "Today" show Wednesday, the 29-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Redskins-Themed Restaurant Opens Friday in Loudoun Co.]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 16:54:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/20160212-hail-hog-2.jpg
There's months to go until football resumes, but fans still need to eat.

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<![CDATA[Skins' Kerrigan Hosts 11th Annual Leukemia Classic]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 21:37:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014731892_1200x675_686827587655.jpg
Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, along with teammates and coaches, hit the links to raise more than $500,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Head coach Jay Gruden was frustrated after not measuring...]]>
<![CDATA[Tiger Woods, Quicken Loans National Return to Congressional]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 21:22:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014731926_1200x675_686835267530.jpg
Fourteen-time major Champion Tiger Woods hasn't been seen much since having two back procedures in the past year. He was at Congressional Country Club meeting with the media prior to the Quicken Loans National.]]>
<![CDATA[Crushing End for the Capitals]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 17:43:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150511+Caps+Lose.jpg
The Washington Capitals head into the offseason crushed after a year that saw sky high expectations. Today was clean out day at Kettler Iceplex and News4's Jason Pugh caught up with the players before they head...

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<![CDATA[Pop Warner Bans Kickoffs in Youngest Divisions]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 18:19:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/football-helmet.jpg
Pop Warner football has banned kickoffs in its youngest divisions, part of the national youth football league's efforts to reduce hits to the head and increase player safety, the league said Thursday.The...

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<![CDATA[News4 Playoff Beards Raised $,2700 for Charity]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 20:15:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014684975_1200x675_683984963631.jpg
With the Capitals out of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Storm Team4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer and Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss shaved off their playoff beards. They raised more than $2,700 for the...]]>