<![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 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:04:39 -0400 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:04:39 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[IndyCar Racer Justin Wilson Remembered at Race]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:11:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gettyimages-170552690-justin-wilson-dies.jpg
A moment of silence was observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Vin Scully Will Return ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:18:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-28+at+7.49.21+PM.png
Vin Scully, the Dodgers' longtime broadcaster, will return next season to call the team's games, ABC Late Night host Jimmy Kimmel revealed to fans via video message Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Galette Out for Season With Achilles Tear]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:55:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Junior-Galette-New-Orleans-Saints.jpg
Outside linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire season after tearing his left Achilles tendon, Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said.

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<![CDATA[Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/GettyImages-458331240.jpg
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, claiming he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her. The lawsuit, which was first reported by TMZ Wednesday and made public Thursday, says...

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<![CDATA[McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:03:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Former San Francisco 49’ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on Wednesday on one count of rape and on one count of violating a restraining order by a Santa Clara County Grand Jury,...]]>
<![CDATA[Share Your Memories of Cal Ripken Jr.'s Record]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:03:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cal+Ripken+Jr+2131+GettyImages-1403112.jpg
News4 Sports wants to hear and see viewers' memories of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak 20 years ago.

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<![CDATA[ESPN Pulls Former Red Sox Star From Air After Posts Compare Muslims Extremists to Nazis]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:50:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/138886369.jpg
ESPN has pulled Curt Schilling from the air after the former Red Sox and Phillies star posted a photo comparing Muslim extremists to Nazis on his social media accounts.

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<![CDATA[RGIII Returns to Practice Following Concussion]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:57:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Robert+Griffin+III+GettyImages-484656342.jpg
Robert Griffin III returned to practice Sunday, three days after the Washington quarterback left the Redskins' exhibition game against the Detroit Lions because of a concussion.

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<![CDATA[NFL Files New Argument in Tom Brady Appeal]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:47:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tom-brady-patriots-nfl.jpg
The NFL filed a new argument Monday in the Tom Brady appeal. The letter, sent to Judge Richard Berman, questions the NFL Player's Association presentation during a hearing last week in which the NFLPA submitted...

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<![CDATA[Olympic Gymnastics Coach Suspected of Molestation]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:55:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-149434037.jpg
An Olympic gymnastics coach was arrested early Monday morning in Indianapolis on suspicion of child molestation, a spokeswoman for an Indiana prosecutor's office told NBC News. Marvin Sharp has not formally...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:12:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/topSports-AP_815986155748.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Pearl Harbor Vet Throws 1st Pitch]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:46:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/WW+II+Veterans+1st+Pitch.jpg
The oldest survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor threw the ceremonial first pitch Sunday before the San Diego Padres game at Petco Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Swiss Cliff Jumper Laso Schaller's Epic Plunge]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:16:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/schaller.jpg
Famed jumper Laso Schaller made headlines for "setting a new cliff-jump world record" when video of him plunging nearly 200 feet into a pool of water was released on Aug. 18. But it turns out a technicality will...
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<![CDATA[Record-Breaking Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky Drops by 'Today']]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:36:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011608215_1200x675_509782595783.jpg
Bethesda's Katie Ledecky, a world champion swimmer who's had a record-breaking summer, dropped by the 'Today' show Thursday
morning. News4's Angie Goff was there.]]>
<![CDATA[Women's World Cup Hero to Pen Book]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:57:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Carli+Lloyd+golden+Ball+Womens+World+Cup.jpg
World Cup soccer star Carli Lloyd, whose three goals in the 2015 final led the U.S. to a 5-2 victory over Japan, has a book deal. The 33-year-old Lloyd is working on a memoir that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will...

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<![CDATA[Gymnast's New Routine for Rio '16]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:26:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/082015+danell+leyva.jpg
"He's way better than he was in 2012," said Dannell Leyva's coach and step-father, Yin Alvarez. America fell in love with the 20-year-old from Miami at the London Olympics, where he won Bronze in the Men's...

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<![CDATA[Redskins President Bruce Allen on RGIII, Chris Cooley]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:46:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011605881_1200x675_509670467983.jpg
Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen shared his thoughts on the team, Robert Griffin III and Chris Cooley.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Redskins GM Would Be Concerned About Signing Chris Cooley]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:43:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011605854_1200x675_509666883893.jpg
Former Washington Redskins General Manager Charley Casserly said he would have some concerns about signing former tight end Chris Cooley, who retired after the 2012 season.]]>
<![CDATA["Hard to Keep Me Away From the Pool": Ledecky on Path to '16 Olympics]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:43:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/katie+ledecky+angie+goff+today+show.jpg
Sure, she's an 18-year-old with three world records and five gold medals from the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia. But there's a lot more to Washington's prized swimmer Katie Ledecky.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-NFLer Injured in Apparent Suicide Attempt]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:25:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-337392.jpg
Ex-NFL quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself Tuesday in an apparent suicide attempt at a Los Angeles area motel, but survived, law enforcement sources and his former wife said. Kramer's former wife, Marshawn...

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<![CDATA[Chris Cooley Comeback? Redskins Former General Manager and Team President Discuss]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:28:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011593852_1200x675_509055043582.jpg
Former Redskins general manager Charlie Casserly and current team president Bruce Allen give their thoughts on a potential comeback by Chris Cooley. Jason Pugh reports.]]>