<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:54:02 -0500 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:54:02 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Photos From MLB Spring Training 2015]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:22:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mlb-thumb-AP295592811108_3.jpg
See photos from Major League Baseball's 2015 spring training as teams ramp up for the upcoming season.

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<![CDATA[DeLorean Time Machine Giveaway]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:07:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/179*120/GettyImages_52521392.jpg
“Back to the Future Part II” predicted the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series in 2015 and if that prediction holds true, one fan could become the owner of their very own DeLorean time machine automobile.

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<![CDATA[White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:59:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/minnie+minoso+sox.jpg
White Sox legend and fan favorite Minnie Minoso died Saturday morning at the age of 90.

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<![CDATA[Ryan Zimerman Takes Over at First Base]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:40:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009634377_1200x675_406064195985.jpg
News4's Jason Pugh answers the question, "Who's on first?" for the Nats this season.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:34:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/22815mason.jpg
Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.]]>
<![CDATA[Drew Storen Ready for Fresh Start]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:53:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009626765_1200x675_405676099900.jpg
Newly-married Drew Storen reflects on the trade of his close friend Tyler Clippard, and his excitement for the upcoming season.]]>
<![CDATA[Nats GM Explains Max Scherzer Deal]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:48:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009625883_1200x675_405642307649.jpg
Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo says he's excited for the upcoming season, and explains what led to the team acquiring the $210 million man, Max Scherzer.]]>
<![CDATA[Ryan Zimmerman on Move to First Base]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:13:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009626173_1200x675_405657155793.jpg
The Nationals Ryan Zimmerman reflects on his new position on first base. News4's Jason Pugh talked to him during spring training in Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP861620179640.jpg
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

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<![CDATA[Matt Williams, One on One]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:54:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009614824_1200x675_405123651943.jpg
News4's Jason Pugh goes one on one at Spring Training with Nats manager Matt Williams, now entering his second year with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[Max Scherzer on New Season With Nats]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:54:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009614811_1200x675_405113923872.jpg
News4's Jason Pugh catches up with the Nationals newest star pitcher, Max Scherzer, at Spring Training. Scherzer signed a 7-year, $210 million deal with the Nationals in January.]]>
<![CDATA[Herndon High's Top Shot]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:28:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009615069_1200x675_405130819959.jpg
Allison Maxwell, a junior at Herndon High School and a cadet lieutenant in the JROTC, talks about her love of shooting air rifle and the benefits the program brings to her life.]]>
<![CDATA[Eagles Player Surprises Va. Teen; Will Take Her to Prom]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:52:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/228*120/2015-02-26_1345.png
A Loudoun County teen got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho agreed to take her to prom.

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<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:48:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AP828165311104.jpg
Forget football! The 2-year-old son of Cincinnati Bengals' long snapper showed he is ready for the stage when he belted out the National Anthem at a high school basketball game.

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<![CDATA[NFL Stadium Proposals ]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:41:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
For the past two decades, there have been proposals to bring an NFL team to the Los Angeles area, ever since the Rams and Raiders left LA in 1994. There are currently four proposals on the table.

<![CDATA[Boston Olympics Criticism OK: Mayor]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:02:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Walsh+Olympics.jpg
It's now OK for city workers to criticize Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, thanks to a change to the city's deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Mayor Marty Walsh announced the change Tuesday, saying...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:30:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP504914195557.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.]]>
<![CDATA[U.Va. Standout Plays for Mom]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:36:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009571406_1200x675_403180611671.jpg
News4's Dianna Russini introduces us to Eli Harold, a U.Va. standout currently impressing scouts at the NFL combine, who dedicates his talent to his fallen mother.]]>
<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:33:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[SoCal City Wants Joint NFL Stadium]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:08:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
A $1.7 billion NFL stadium next to one of the busiest highways in America could draw two California football teams to Los Angeles, if their cities don't provide them better facilities at home.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Surprise Girl Scout]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:09:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/235*120/blackhawks9.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are really good at surprising their fans, and Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw came up with a whole new way to do so with one lucky little Girl Scout.
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<![CDATA[Curious Crow Videobombs Stadium Cam]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:51:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2015-02-19_18-19-37.jpg
A timelapse video of the Levi's stadium being turned into a hockey arena for the upcoming San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings hockey game got a surprise cameo by one curious crow.
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<![CDATA[Redskins DB Ryan Clark Retires]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460875198.jpg
The safety played 13 seasons in the NFL.

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