<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 26 Aug 2016 14:06:10 -0400Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:06:10 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Big Test' for Redskins' Williams]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:00:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TrentWilliams.jpg
The Washington Redskins face Buffalo tonight in their third preseason game, at 7:30 on NBC4.

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<![CDATA[Redskins Practice at Joint Base Andrews]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:20:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015899045_1200x675_751169603779.jpg
The Redskins practice with a special purpose, delighting the crowd in camo at Joint Base Andrews. News4's Carol Maloney reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers Pitcher Jeremy Jeffress Arrested for DWI: Police]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:48:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

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<![CDATA[Nats' Bryce Harper Unveils Hat to Raise Money for Children With Cancer]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015886434_1200x675_750358083955.jpg
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has created a limited edition baseball cap that benefits Harper's Heroes -- a charity for children battling cancer -- as well as the Leukemia & Lymphoma society.]]>
<![CDATA[New Name for White Sox Field]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:47:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/us+cellular+field+GettyImages-520000826.jpg
Chicago White Sox fans will have a new corporate name attached to their home stadium next season, as the team has sold naming rights for their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[RAW: Katie Ledecky Talks About Success and What's Next]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:21:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015885836_1200x675_750288963731.jpg
Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky, of Bethesda, Maryland, spoke with News4's Eun Yang about the Summer Games.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Dubs 8/24 'Kobe Bryant Day']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:53:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Day-8-24-LA.jpg
Wednesday, Aug. 24, which can be abbreviated as "8/24," will be "Kobe Bryant Day" in Los Angeles when Councilman Jose Huizar, Council President Herb Wesson and Councilman Curren Price introduce a resolution...

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<![CDATA[Katie Ledecky: 'I Never Dreamed I Would Make the Olympics']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/082416+katie+ledecky.jpg
As Maryland gold medalist unpacks from Rio, she's packing up for her freshman year at Stanford University. She spoke with News4's Eun Yang in her first interview since the Summer Games.

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<![CDATA[Md. Olympic Wrestler Helen Maroulis Dishes About Her Gold]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:43:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/082416+helen+maroulis.jpg
Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis speaks with News4's Aaron Gilchrist about bring the gold home to Rockville, Maryland. "It's crazy. It's incredible," the Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School graduate said.

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<![CDATA[Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:58:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/feigen-lochte-conger-bentz.jpg
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates.In a written statement...

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<![CDATA[Hot Dogs as Sandwiches? Georgetown Soccer Celebrates Answer]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:17:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/182*120/GettyImages-544909152.jpg
Georgetown soccer team celebrates hot dog sandwiches, asks other tough questions.

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<![CDATA['Final Five' Set to Tour US]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:20:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16236682575231.jpg
The 'Final Five' are taking New York City by storm before they start a nationwide tour. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin...

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<![CDATA[Ryan Zimmerman Excited for Battle of the Beltways]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015858046_1200x675_749390403930.jpg
The Battle of the Beltways series between the Nationals and Orioles is taking over our region this week. The Nationals' first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been playing in it since 2006 and is excited to see...]]>
<![CDATA[Katie Ledecky to Throw First Pitch at Nationals Game]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:15:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-587853500.jpg
Do you think she can she pitch wearing all that gold? Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Washington Nationals game this week.

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<![CDATA[Raisman Says Yes to Date]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:46:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WEB+RAW+UNDERWOOD+ASKING+ALY+FB+-+00001703.jpg
Aly Raisman caught the attention of many with her incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, but especially Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who hopes to snag a date with the gymnast the next...]]>
<![CDATA[Nike's Gold Medal Newborn Giveaway]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:27:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Elena+Delle+Donne+Baby+Nikes+Medal.jpg
One of Delaware's most famous athletes took home gold at the Rio Olympics and that means each baby born Saturday in her hometown hospital is taking home a pair of sweet sneakers.WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and...

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<![CDATA[A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:14:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mikGettyImages-516484680.jpg
The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never.Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

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<![CDATA[Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 22:16:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michael-phelps-200m-im-web-aptopix-rio-olympics-_webf-5.jpg
For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

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<![CDATA[Trailblazers, Record-Setters and More: Rio's Top Moments]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:27:24 -0400 first Olympic soccer gold and a rematch for the two countries, which faced each other in the 2014 World Cup. Two years ago, Germany won 7-1.]]> first Olympic soccer gold and a rematch for the two countries, which faced each other in the 2014 World Cup. Two years ago, Germany won 7-1.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-592597200.jpg


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<![CDATA[Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:05:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16235012101506.jpg
Being the flag bearer in the Closing Ceremony has its privileges. But it also makes you stick out in the crowd.

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<![CDATA[Biggest Letdowns of the 2016 Rio Olympics]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:52:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/587771844-olympics-hope-solo-rio-colombia.jpg
There were plenty of winners during the 2016 Rio Olympics, but there were also plenty of disappointments. Some of the world's best athletes left Brazil without the medals they dreamed about, and instead...

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<![CDATA[Rio's Goodbye Party: Images from the Closing Ceremony]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:52:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-593262134.jpg
After 2 weeks of intense competition, one last celebration in Rio.

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<![CDATA[Rio Rewind: Snyders Have Different Approaches, Similar Results on Wrestling Mat]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:48:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/synder-brothers-wrestling-converted_8-21-16_1200x675_748240963976.jpg
In January 2011, News4 Sports reported on Good Counsel's Kyle Snyder continuing his family's success on the wrestling mat and his older brother Stephen trying to defend his state title.]]>
<![CDATA[Most Painful Moments of Rio Olympics]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 17:51:30 -0400 when he fractured his tibia while trying to land on vault. Despite his leg being bent grotesquely at a nearly 90-degree angle, Said is already planning a comeback for the 2020 Games.]]> when he fractured his tibia while trying to land on vault. Despite his leg being bent grotesquely at a nearly 90-degree angle, Said is already planning a comeback for the 2020 Games.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/french-gymnast.jpg
There were plenty thrills of victory at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, but there were also many agonies of defeat (and a few slips and stumbles thrown in for good measure). Here are some of the moments we...

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<![CDATA['Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:06:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-593225412.jpg
When Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa raised his hands at the marathon finish line in Rio on Sunday, he wasn't just celebrating his silver medal in the grueling race.The long-distance runner crossed his wrists...

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<![CDATA[Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/210*120/sdfsdfsdfsdf1.jpg
A controversial penalty point at the 65kg bronze wrestling bout resulted in two coaches stripping on the mat.

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<![CDATA[Maryland's Amazing Olympic Medal Haul]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:28:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160821+Centrowitz.jpg
Is there something in the crab cakes? Athletes who live in or have close ties to Maryland have dominated the Rio 2016 Olympic games. More than 20 of the athletes at the games have ties to the Free State,...]]>
<![CDATA[Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:18:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SamKendricks-AP_16229128426671.jpg
An army reservist competing at the Rio Olympics chose patriotism over the pole vault during the preliminaries.

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