<![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 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:28:42 -0400 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:28:42 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NCAA "Concerned" Over Indiana's "Religious Freedom" Bill]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:16:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/467716778.jpg
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could...

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<![CDATA[Former UNC Coach, Dean Smith, Leaves $200 to Former Players]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:45:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/80261754.jpg
Every letter winner who played for former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, was granted with a heart-warming suprise a month after his dead: $200 dollars from his estate.]]>
<![CDATA[Notre Dame Coach Brey Dances on After Mother's Death]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:58:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/84262988.jpg
Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey, who played and coached at DeMatha, continues along to the road to the Final Four despite his accomplished mother's death.

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:07:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/topSports-USA-DEN-467516564.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Wisconsin Basketball Player Accidentally Admits Crush]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-26-at-5.37.13-PM.jpg
Cattywampus. Onomatopoeia. Antidisestablishmentarianism. For Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin college basketball forward, these are the words of modern love letter.
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<![CDATA[Bengals' Devon Still: My Daughter Kicked Cancer's Butt ]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Devon+and+Leah+New.jpg
After months of treatment, constant updates on social media and nationwide support, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still shared the news he hoped to hear for over a year.
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<![CDATA[New York Yankees Pay Homage to "The Sandlot" in New Ad]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:10:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Brett-Gardner-Yankees-Rangers-0729.jpg
The New York Yankees are paying homage to classic baseball movie “The Sandlot” with a recreation of its famous Babe Ruth scene.

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<![CDATA[Caps' Fehr Reads His Anti-Bullying Book at Elementary School]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:28:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Eric+Fehr+reads+at+elementary+school.JPG
One in four kids in the U.S. is bullied. A local athlete is hoping to change that. The Capitals' Eric Fehr is the author of an anti-bullying children's book, and today, he read his book, "The Bulliest Dozer," to...

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<![CDATA[Metal Detectors New Part of Fan Experience at Nats Park]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:48:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Nationals+Park+Metal+Detectors.jpg
In just two weeks it will be time to play ball! The MLB season begins and you should expect a major change when you pay a visit to Nats Park. News4's Tom Sherwood says that for the first time metal detectors...]]>
<![CDATA[NCAA 2015: Best Moments of the Women's Basketball Tournament]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:06:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AP384406691239_3_NCAA.jpg
See the highlights, upsets, and dramatic finishes of the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball tournament here.

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<![CDATA[Terps Getting Ready To Collide With Mountaineers]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:51:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009869921_1200x675_416527427997.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney is in Columbus, Ohio with a preview of Sunday's big game.]]>
<![CDATA[Utah to Sweet 16 After Georgetown Defeat]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:35:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP867223623593.jpg
Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Terps Dance in the NCAAs]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009865973_1200x675_416326724000.jpg
The Maryland Terps are in the NCAAs -- and hoping to press their advantage over West Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik Dies at 89]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 21:07:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP050204012830.jpg
Former Philadelphia Eagle Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning at a Pennsylvania assisted living facility at the age of 89, the Eagles announced. Bednarik died around 4:30 a.m.

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<![CDATA[2015 NCAA Tournament: Best Moments ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:50:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ncaa-th-466889932.png
See some of the best moments, upsets, and dramatic finishes of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament here.]]>
<![CDATA[NCAA's First Big Upset ]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:30:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP545272355896.jpg
The first big upset of the NCAA Tournament goes to the scrappy UAB Blazers.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Wells' Pregame Song]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:55:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009831976_1200x675_415047235888.jpg
The Terps' senior leader Dez Wells shares his pregame song ritual with News4's Carol Maloney.]]>
<![CDATA[Hampton Coach Calls Jesus For Help Against Kentucky]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:28:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP764387644610_Joyner.jpg
Hampton University squeaked into the NCAA tournament on a prayer Tuesday, after a first round win against Manhattan. Now the Virginia-based team is up against undefeated and top-seeded Kentucky – a favorite...

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<![CDATA[President Obama Unveils 2015 NCAA Bracket]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:08:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/obama-bball-143831886.jpg
President Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament.

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<![CDATA[Retiring 49er's Dad "Relieved"]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:50:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/200*120/TLMD-chris-borland-49ers.jpg
Jeff Borland didn’t let his son, Chris, play football until high school growing up in Ohio. He thought youth coaches didn’t know how to teach little boys how to be safe tackling and sacking. So it was with great

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<![CDATA[NFL Player Devon Still Shares Encouraging News on His Daughter's Fight Against Cancer]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:52:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Devon-Still.jpg
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still announced encouraging news in his daughter’s fight against cancer. Still wrote on his Instagram page Tuesday the family received his 4-year-old daughter Leah’s...
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