<![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 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:15:34 -0400 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:15:34 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nats Stretch Streak to 10 With 1-0 Win vs. D-Backs]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:02:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/175*120/453925642.jpg
The Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[ESPN Predicts Redskins Will Finish 7-9, Last in Division]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:25:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/209*120/453832182.jpg
How will the Redskins fare during the 2014 season?

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<![CDATA[Nats Keep Walking Off]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:43:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/210*120/453882120.jpg
The Nationals have won via walk-off in four of their past five games.

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<![CDATA[Charges Filed Against Teens Who Entered Ray Allen's Home]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:18:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081414+ray+allen.jpg
Police are investigating after a group of teenagers broke into the home of Miami Heat free agent Ray Allen early Thursday, officials said. They could face misdemeanor trespassing charges if Allen's wife decides...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Cheers Mo'ne Davis at LLWS]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[NFL Ref Avoided Redskins Games Because Of Name]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:56:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/208*120/183953692.jpg
Mike Carey did not work another Redskins game after 2006 before retiring in 2014.

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<![CDATA[How Star Little League Team Taney Dragons Got Their Start]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[UMd. to Offer Lifetime Scholarships to Student Athletes]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:47:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/5812421946_7446ca97a3_z.jpg
The University of Maryland says it will begin offering lifetime scholarships to all of its college athletes.]]>
<![CDATA[Bank Forecloses on Dwyane Wade's Suburban Chicago Home]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:01:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DWade+Tie+Bar.jpg
Documents show payments not made on South Holland home owned by Wade and his ex-wife since November 2013.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:08:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[Little League Star Mo'ne Davis on Sports Illustrated]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:25:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/monedavisap.jpg
The Taney Dragons of Philadelphia beat the Delaware’s Newark National team in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament and advance to the 2014 Little League World Series.

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<![CDATA[LaRoche's 1st Career Walk-Off Homer Lifts Nats]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:51:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/453793144.jpg
LaRoche had hit 235 regular-season home runs without walking off before Monday.

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<![CDATA[RGIII Still Can't Slide]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/205*120/4537924741.jpg
Griffin struggled to avoid contact on four rushes against the Browns.

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<![CDATA[Redskins Players Pay Tribute to Michael Brown]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:53:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0818-redskins.jpg
Several Washington Redskins players paid tribute to Michael Brown, the Missouri teenager who was shot and killed by a police officer earlier this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Notable Little League Graduates]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:29:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/edt-tom-selleck-486432585.jpg
From Vice President Joe Biden to Hollywood stars Adam Sandler and Danny DeVito, a look at some of the most famous Little League graduates.

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<![CDATA[Walk-Off Weekend Has Nats Streaking]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:40:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/453758772.jpg
The Nationals have won six straight games, their longest run of the season.

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<![CDATA[Cleveland's QB Competition Comes to Washington]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:07:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/209*120/452727898.jpg
Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel will each face the Redskins on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Fan Suffers Cardiac Emergency at 49ers Levi's Stadium, Dies]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:59:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulancegeneric.jpg
Authorities in Southern California arrested a 15-year-old on Sunday in connection with threats posted to Instagram warning people living in the area of a “huge" school

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<![CDATA[White Sox Legend Hospitalized]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:27:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_minnie_minoso2.JPG
Chicago White Sox great Minnie Minoso was hospitalized after a fall from his boat, officials said Saturday. Team spokesperson Scott Reifert confirmed Minoso was "pulled from the water [Friday] and taken to St.]]>
<![CDATA[MMA Fighter "War Machine" Arrested]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:44:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/war+machine+mug+ph+blue+bg.JPG
MMA fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver was arrested at a Southern California hotel Friday a week after an alleged confrontation with his ex-girlfriend, adult film actress Christy

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<![CDATA[Snyder, Gruden Take #IceBucketChallenge]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:00:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/BvGLhoQCMAEfcFx.jpg
The Redskins owner and coach doused themselves for charity.

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<![CDATA[Nats Make Franchise History Against Mets]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:22:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/230*120/453621578.jpg
The Nationals have now won 11 straight on the road against the Mets.

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<![CDATA[Teens Broke Into Miami Heat Star's Home: Police]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:39:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081414+ray+allen.jpg
A sheriff's deputy shot his teenage daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, and then crashed his car trying to get her to a hospital, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Bostonian Launches Etsy-Style Site for Sports Fans]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:56:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sports-etsy-87771483.jpg
A Boston resident is hoping to change the online shopping game for sports fanatics. In an effort to connect buyers with story-focused sports memorabilia and original sports-themed pieces, Chas Wagner launched an...

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<![CDATA[Redskins File Appeal of Trademark Ruling]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:00:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/197*120/182622212+%281%291.jpg
Several trademarks were canceled this summer because the team's name was considered "disparaging to Native Americans."

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<![CDATA[Olbermann Challenges Snyder to #IceBucketChallenge]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:45:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/453310774.jpg
The ESPN talking head has thrown down a challenge to his latest adversary.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Won't Play "The Stripper" Song]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:45:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/HAwks_UC_-jkozik.jpg
An online push to ban the song "The Stripper" from being played at the United Center during Chicago Blackhawks hockey games appears to have worked. The organist traditionally plays the song during the...

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<![CDATA[Court Denies Sterling's Appeal to Halt Clippers Sale ]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:08:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_donald_sterling_clippers_v_stiviano.jpg
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[Wizards Release 2014-15 Schedule]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:52:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/489636501+%281%29.jpg
The Wizards open the season Oct. 29 against the Heat.

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<![CDATA[Survey: More Than Half of Young Athletes Would Play Hurt]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:11:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007497680_1200x675_317841475903.jpg
A new survey questions just how safe young athletes may be on the playing field. The survey reveals nine out of 10 said they've been injured.
News4's Aaron Gilchrist reports.]]>
<![CDATA[VSP: Jayson Werth Stopped for Driving 105 in 55 MPH Zone]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP268897360830.jpg
Police are working to unravel the details of a violent night in the District and Prince George's County that spanned two crime scenes.

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<![CDATA[Nats Continue Road Domination of Mets]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/207*120/453539058.jpg
The Nationals have now won 23 of 27 at Citi Field.

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<![CDATA[NBA Files Response to Sterling Lawsuit]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:08:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6P_YAMAMOTO_STERLING_CHURCH_web_1200x675_271966275727.jpg
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[Selfies Instead of Autographs at Redskins Training Camp]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:35:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007493807_1200x675_317639235628.jpg
Fans sought selfies with players than autographs from them at Redskins training camp this summer. News4's Dianna Russini reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Baker Wins Redskins Dance-Off]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/232*120/BuyOiHwIAAE0CNd.jpg
Hey, it's the preseason.

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<![CDATA['Skins Wrap Up Training Camp]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:35:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/204*120/453497770.jpg
The Redskins are leaving Richmond following two weeks of practice.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer "Humbled and Honored" to Be Clippers Owner]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:51:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/489614221.jpg
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling gave colorful, heated and often rambling testimony Tuesday at the trial over his wife's negotiated sale of the team, at one point calling a doctor who had examined him...

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