<![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 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:28:23 -0400 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:28:23 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Patriots Owner on Brady Decision]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:50:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461747308.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Social Media Reacts to Tom Brady's Suspension]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:49:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_258466475816.jpg
Patriots fans angered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension Tuesday took to social media to defend their quarterback while others hailed the decision.

Photo Credit: AP
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Tiger Woods Hosts the Quicken Loans National]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:32:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150728+Tiger+Woods.jpg
Tiger Woods hosts the Quicken Loans National tournament in Virginia this week, with proceeds benefiting the Tiger Woods Foundation.]]>
<![CDATA[Runner-Up Olympic Cities: Are they Back for the Bid?]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:36:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/olympics+rings.jpg
Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over, and Los Angeles appears to be the new front runner, for the bid. Only seven weeks remain before cities have to be officially nominated and officials in San...]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Ready to Be Reconsidered for 2024 Olympics]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:41:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011316493_1200x675_492261443901.jpg
It looks like D.C. is not giving up on the chance to host the 2024 Summer Games. Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[RGIII Makes $7,500 Gift to TAPS]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011316618_1200x675_492281411604.jpg
Robert Griffin III's foundation, Family of Three, gave $7,500 to TAPS, a non-profit that helps military members and their families.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Half-Court Shot Wins $10K]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:58:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/willie+cole+shot.jpg
A recent high school graduate from Chicago made an epic half-court shot during a youth basketball tournament over the weekend to win a $10,000 prize.

Photo Credit: Nike, Inc. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tom Brady, NFL in Deflategate Settlement Talks: Source]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:32:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/461977230.jpg
Tom Brady is engaged in settlement talks with the NFL, a source familiar with the talks tells NBC News' Peter Alexander.

Photo Credit: FILE - Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Boston's Olympic Loss Could Spell Win for L.A.]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:21:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-boston-olympics-2024-render.jpg
Now that the U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Games, Los Angeles is emerging as the back-up city. “Los Angeles could bid with a couple of years notice,” said Andrew Zimbalist...

Photo Credit: Boston2024.org]]>
<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:31:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_425804299638_Sports_Soccer.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:07:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/7-26-15-dustin+plunkett.JPG
Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games athlete Dustin Plunkett, sports saved his life.

Photo Credit: Jorge Diaz]]>
<![CDATA[N.J. Teen Wins 1st Gold at Special Olympics]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:04:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/150726-noah-dellas-special-olympics.jpg
Team USA dominated the triathlon that kicked off competition in the Special Olympics World Games. Off the course, families and coaches spoke of the benefits to the athletes of the camaraderie. For the first...

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Krieger, Washington Spirit Roll On]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:27:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011300652_1200x675_491470915694.jpg
Ali Krieger rejoined the Washington Spirit for their first home game since the women's World Cup.]]>
<![CDATA[Surfer Catches A Wave On Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:56:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Surfer_Catches_A_Wave_On_Fire_1200x675_491314243896.jpg
Jamie O'Brien got the idea to surf while on fire from Instagram.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Surfer Rides Wave on Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:57:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Surfer+Of+Fire.jpg
Pro surfer sets himself ablaze and rides a wave

Photo Credit: Courtesy Red Bull]]>
<![CDATA[Krieger, Washington Spirit Keep Driving]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:05:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011297300_1200x675_491340355798.jpg
Ali Krieger, fresh off her World Cup win, is back with the Washington Spirit and having a blast playing with her team.]]>
<![CDATA[Special Olympics Kicks Off]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:38:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481983578.jpg
Seven thousand athletes representing 177 countries will gather to kick off the Special Olympics at the Los Angeles Coliseum Saturday night, marking the largest event hosted by LA since the 1984 Summer Olympic...
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[No Family Speech at Seau Induction]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:04:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Seau-as-Charger-72499459.jpg
Junior Seau's family will not be invited to speak when the linebacker is inducted into the NFL's Professional Football Hall of Fame in August, according to several published reports.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Giants Fan Buys TheWashingtonRedskins.com ]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:38:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453831984.jpg
A New York Giants fan has purchased the unregistered domain name TheWashingtonRedskins.com, which redirects everyone who visits to the Giant’s homepage.

Photo Credit: TJ Root/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dan Snyder Voted "Most Hated Owner" by Sports Illustrated]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:05:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453310774.jpg
Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been voted the "most hated owner" in the NFL by Sports Illustrated.

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Curry Wishes 'Happy Birthday' to Boy Fighting Cancer]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:54:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/202*120/stephmain1.png
Hundreds of birthday cards arrived last weekend for a nine-year-old Texas boy fighting a rare type of cancer. The wishes kept pouring in from friends, family and well-wishers all weekend

Photo Credit: Tanisha Davis via Go Fund Me/Stepen Curry
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With World Cup Star Ali Krieger]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:15:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011279862_1200x675_490349635698.jpg
Ali Krieger of the Washington Spirit also suited up for Team USA at the World Cup. News4's Carol Maloney caught up with her to find out what's next.]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With World Cup Star Ashlyn Harris]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:17:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011279756_1200x675_490345539681.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney caught up with the Washington Spirit's Ashlyn Harris, who also suited up for Team USA at the World Cup.]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Requests Extradition of Former FIFA VP]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:24:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_473903051335.jpg
The U.S. formally requested the extradition Wednesday of Trinidad and Tobago lawmaker Jack Warner, the former FIFA vice president at the center of the world soccer corruption scandal, the country's attorney...]]>
<![CDATA[Simmons Lands HBO Talk Show Deal]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:34:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/simmons5.jpg
The man formerly known as "The Boston Sports Guy" is set to join HBO, according to the New York Times. Simmons will start working for HBO in October and will host a talk show that will begin airing next

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pippen, Shaq in Heated Bulls-Lakers Instagram Battle ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:49:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pippen+shaq.jpg
Oh no he didn’t! Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal are in a bit of an Instagram war and things are getting heated.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA['World's Largest' Corn Maze Design Pays Tribute to Stanley Cup Champs]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:54:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hawks+maze.jpg
The “world’s largest” corn maze now has a design fit for champions.

Photo Credit: Richardson Adventure Farm]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Authorities End Prosecution of Barry Bonds]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:43:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457272930_8.jpg
The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career homerun leader. The decade-long investigation and prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FIFA Chief Showered With Cash in Stunt]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:35:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072015-sepp-blatter-fifa-cash-stunt.jpg
Sepp Blatter, the outgoing president of scandal-scarred FIFA, settled in for a press conference on Monday and got a surprise instead — a shower of cash tossed by a prankster, NBC News reported. A British...

Photo Credit: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Building Spirit Off the World Cup]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:06:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011223617_1200x675_487327811556.jpg
The Washington Spirit hopes to make future fans off the wave of the World Cup.]]>