<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:26:25 -0500 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:26:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tweet From Seahawks' Lynch May Indicate Retirement]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 23:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MarshawnLynch-AP_324019937170.jpg
Leave it to Marshawn Lynch to be at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. Except this time, Lynch may have given the surest sign he's on the verge of retirement. Lynch, the mercurial...

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Turf Causes Issues for Super Bowl 50 Players]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:50:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/levi-stadium-turf-new.jpg
Players on the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers were forced to change cleats during the first half of Super Bowl 50 due to footing issues with the Levi's Stadium sod. After the halftime show, not only...

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<![CDATA[Celebrities at Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:19:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AMBRO_GettyImages-508985750.jpg
Famous faces dotted the crowds at Super Bowl 50 as A-list celebrities flocked to see the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 23:00:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508990374.jpg


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<![CDATA[Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:03:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CTE-split-stabler-seau.jpg
With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

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<![CDATA[Broncos Player Surprises Fan With Super Bowl 50 Tickets]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:22:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vernon+1.jpeg
A Denver Broncos player dropped a bombshell on a cancer and heart transplant patient the night before the Super Bowl and was moved to tears by the encounter. Alex Walter, who is undergoing treatment at...

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<![CDATA[Wendy in Rio: Six Months to the Olympics]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:07:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wendy+in+Rio+020516.jpg
News4's Wendy Rieger traveled to Rio de Janeiro to get a sense of Brazil's second largest city as it prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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<![CDATA[Robert McClain: From Patuxent to the Super Bowl]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:50:13 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-505416958.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney catches up with former Patuxent High School star and Panthers defensive back Robert McClain. Picked up by Carolina late in the season, he's making the most of this incredible opportunity...

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<![CDATA[Time-Lapse: Watch the Demolition of Candlestick Park]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:24:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CANDLESTICK+GIF_18147279.gif
As the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, gets ready to host Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the development company building a new mixed-used complex released time-lapse video of Candlestick...

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<![CDATA[Road to Rio's Olympics: Six Things to Watch ]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:07:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/RioAthletesZika-AP_469134667784.jpg
The first Olympics to be held in South America will take place in August, when 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will compete in Rio de Janeiro. Six months out, here are six ways to follow the 2016 Summer...

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg, Super Bowl Reporter]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:13:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker...

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<![CDATA[Golden State Warriors Honored at White House]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:27:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/AP_82877935622.jpg
In a season of memorable moments for the Golden State Warriors, the 2015 NBA Champions can add a White House visit to that list.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Rice Poses as Lyft Driver]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:01:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jerry-rice-lyft-driver-super-bowl.jpg
A handful of lucky Lyft riders got a huge surprise in the Bay Area recently. The rideshare service used hidden cameras to capture reactions when Hall of Famer and 49ers legend Jerry Rice went undercover as...

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<![CDATA[Broncos Player Sent Home After Questioned in Prostitution Sting]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 02:31:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ryan-murphy.jpg
Ryan Murphy, a member of the Denver Broncos' practice squad, was questioned and released by Bay Area sheriff's deputies during a prostitution sting Tuesday. Authorities determined Murphy was not involved...

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<![CDATA[Manning Calls HGH Allegations 'Complete Junk']]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:46:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/199*120/0201peytonmanning2.jpg
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said at Super Bowl Media Night he wants to make it clear that the allegations made against him in an Al Jazeera documentary about sports doping are "complete junk."

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<![CDATA[Watch Jim Vance, Carol Maloney Do 'The Dab']]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:13:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/020216+jim+vance+dab.jpg
You've seen NFL stars do the dab dance, but have you seen News4's Jim Vance and Carol Maloney? Voila.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Skins GM Casserly on Cousins, RGIII, '91 Skins]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:37:18 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000013537577_1200x675_613736003798.jpg
Jason Pugh sits down with former Redskins General Manager Charley Casserly to discuss Kirk Cousins' contract, Robert Griffin III’s future and the 1991 Skins Super Bowl team.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Broncos Buses Collide in Bay Area]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:14:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-02-01_14-54-41.jpg
Three Denver Broncos team buses collided with each other in Sunnyvale shortly after leaving a Super Bowl 50 practice session Monday. California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers were providing a security...

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Prison Letter Talks Pats]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:37:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/aaron+hernandez1.JPG
Another alleged prison letter from former New England Patriots star player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez has come to light. The note, first posted by TMZ Sports, praises Hernandez's former teammate...

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<![CDATA[Va. Teens Build Igloo, Complete With Capitals Room]]> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 10:53:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2016-01-30_0919.png
The warmer temperatures this week turned it into a big slushy mess in about three days.]]>
<![CDATA[Chargers to Stay in SD for 2016]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:17:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Chargers-Bolt-Generic.jpg
The Chargers have reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Rams, but the Bolts will play in San Diego in 2016, the team announced Friday. This newest development in the Bolts’ stadium scramble comes one...
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