<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usSat, 21 Jan 2017 19:14:26 -0500Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:14:26 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Celebrity Apprentice' Star Ricky Williams Stopped By Police]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rickywilliamsprofile.jpg
"Celebrity Apprentice" cast member Ricky Williams, a former NFL running back, says he was racially profiled and the victim of an illegal police search walking near his hotel in Tyler, Texas, earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Raiders File Papers to Move From Oakland to Las Vegas ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:05:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/las-vegas-raiders.jpg
"Raider Nation," your team is gearing up to say goodbye.The Oakland Raiders on Thursday officially submitted paperwork to relocate to Nevada, according to Steve Sisolak, the Clark County Commission...

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<![CDATA[Raising Awareness on the Court]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:20:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kara+Blanchard.jpg
Chesapeake High School basketball player Kara Blanchard was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis but she isn't letting that slow her down on the court. Now her high school and community is rallying around...]]>
<![CDATA[Rodgers' Father Opens Up About Family's Rift With NFL Star]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:11:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631769054.jpg
Aaron Rodgers’ rift with his family has been making headlines since his brother’s appearance on “The Bachelorette” last year, but little has been said about the unusual family dynamic from Rodgers’ father...

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<![CDATA[Jamaican Bobsled Team Crowdfunds for Coach]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:55:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jamaican+Bobsled+Team.jpg
The climatologically challenged team is attempting to crowdfund a salary for a head coach for the next Olympic games in 2018 in PyeongChang, according to a GoFundMe page posted by the team's social media...

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<![CDATA[Obama Honors Victorious Cubs: 'Took You Long Enough']]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:09:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631831536.jpg
The Chicago Cubs arrived to the nation's capital Sunday night ahead of a planned Monday visit with President Barack Obama at the White House in the final days of his presidency.

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<![CDATA[SD Companies Won't Move Chargers]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:23:55 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/176*120/Dean+Spanos+vs+Jacksonville.JPG
So the Chargers said they are going to move to Los Angeles. Now they actually have to MOVE to Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever moved before understands what an undertaking this is.
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<![CDATA[Minnesota Wild Apologize After 'Violent' Mascot Skit]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:18:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nordy+birthday+mn+wild+skit.png
Hockey fans are used to seeing some pretty brutal fights on the ice, but it’s usually between the players – not the mascots.Not the case at Thursday night’s game between the Minnesota Wild and the Montreal...

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<![CDATA[Local Hockey Coach Rollerblades 60K for 60th Birthday]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:51:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Rolllerblader.jpg
Mark Carter, a special needs hockey coach, explains his inspiration for rollerblading 60 kilometers on his 60th birthday.]]>
<![CDATA[The Internet Roasts the New LA Chargers Logo ]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:44:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chargers-dodgers.gif
When the Chargers organization announced the move to Los Angeles Thursday, they changed their logo on social media, and fans unleashed an all-out blitz.
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<![CDATA[Chargers Move to LA]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:40:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Chargers-Fan-Sad-GettyImages-630777752.jpg
Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos announced the NFL team’s move to Los Angeles on Thursday, a change that had been discussed for months and dreaded by many in San Diego. "After much deliberation, I have made...

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<![CDATA[Cubs to Visit White House Before Obama Leaves Office]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:13:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-621152150.png
The move is slightly unusual. The reigning World Series champions normally make the traditional White House visit during the following MLB season.

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<![CDATA[Biles, Raisman Ditch Leotards for Bikinis in New SI Issue]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:17:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/allysimone.jpg
The two gold medal-winning Olympians are ditching their leotards for slightly more revealing attire. Both women will appear in the next Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

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<![CDATA[Steelers Bring High-Powered Offense to Kansas City]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:30:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SteelersChiefs.jpg
A recovered Ben Roethlisberger brings a Steelers offense doing almost everything right into Kansas City on Sunday for a shot at the AFC championship game.The Steelers quarterback aggravated an old foot injury...]]>
<![CDATA[Top Images From the 2017 NFL Playoffs]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:23:44 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631697042.jpg
Check out some of the best images from the playoffs of the 2016-2017 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Carli Lloyd Wins FIFA Best Player Award]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:03:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631342200.jpg
Lloyd beat Olympic gold medalist Melanie Behringer of Germany and five-time winner Marta of Brazil.

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<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Best Player Award ]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:53:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631342524.jpg
He beat runner-up and great rival Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards.

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<![CDATA[Howard Hires Football Coach Mike London]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:09:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017338984_1200x675_850847299560.jpg
Howard University introduced its new head football coach Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Playoffs: Thomas Rawls Leads Seattle Past Detroit 26-6]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 23:57:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_302614932023-SEA-DET-NFC.jpg
The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned.Thomas Rawls rushed for a franchise playoff-record 161 yards, Paul Richardson made one of the catches...

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<![CDATA[Md. High School Hoops Star Scores 1,000th Point]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 10:45:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017323704_1200x675_849796675672.jpg
Octavia Hawkins scored her 1,000th point at for the Thomas Stone High School girls basketball team in Waldorf, Maryland, Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Pulse Shooting Rainbow Seat ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:41:14 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/orlando-united-soccer-team-rainbow.jpg
Less than seven months after tragedy ravaged their city, one of Orlando’s pro sports teams is honoring the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The city’s Major League Soccer franchise, Orlando City...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Let Go of Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/2017-01-06_1259.png
The Washington Redskins let go of defensive coordinator Joe Barry and three other assistant coaches Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Harlem Globetrotter Sinks 100-Foot Shot From Oracle Roof]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:17:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0104-2016-Globetrotter.jpg
It's tough to top some of the highlights Stephen Curry and the rest of the Golden State Warriors have provided fans over the years at Oracle Arena, but the visiting Harlem Globetrotters did just that with...

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<![CDATA[Redskins OL Joe Jacoby Named Finalist for Football HOF]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 22:50:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/179*120/103730447.jpg
Joe Jacoby was an offensive tackle for the Redskins from 1981 to 1993 and part of a group known as the Hogs. The team won three Super Bowls during his time with the team.

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<![CDATA[The Curious Case of Kirk Cousins]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 19:59:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017276126_1200x675_846889539902.jpg
What will the Redskins do with quarterback Kirk Cousins this off season? Everyone in town has their own opinion and it kept the News4 at 6 crew on the desk almost until News4 at 11.]]>
<![CDATA[Seahawks Host Lions to Kick Off NFL Playoffs]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 17:43:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630770962-Seahawks.jpg
After a bumpy start to the season, Russell Wilson is improving as the Seahawks begin the playoffs at home against the reeling Detroit Lions on Saturday night. The Lions, who lost their final three games...

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<![CDATA[News4's Jim Vance on Redskins: 'Sick of It']]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 20:09:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/222*120/2017-01-02_2008.png
Another Redskins season without a playoff game has left News4's Jim Vance feeling a familiar pain.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Fans Heartbroken by Playoffs Loss to Giants]]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:18:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/010117+redskins+game.jpg
The Washington Redskins lost to the New York Giants 19-10 on New Year's Day, missing their shot at the playoffs.

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