<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:18:24 -0400 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:18:24 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Royals Tie Giants, World Series 1-1]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:34:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457685560_8.jpg
The San Francisco Giants dropped Game 2 of the World Series, losing 7-2 to the Kansas City Royals.

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<![CDATA[War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Juan+Marichal+and+Dan+by+Jim+Hart.jpg
The war of words is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart, as dueling librarians do their part to boost their hometown baseball team's quest to win the World Series

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<![CDATA[Sources: RGIII Out Against Cowboys]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:17:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457492620.jpg
Colt McCoy will start Monday in Dallas.

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<![CDATA["Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:59:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lib-th.jpg
You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a series of back-and-forth tweets, the city librarians in San Francisco and Kansas City began...
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:37:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA[Caps Cutting Down Opponents' Shots ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:44:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457222332.jpg
The season is young, but early returns are encouraging.

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<![CDATA[Caps' Wilson Reassigned To Hershey]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:11:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/185770109.jpg
The 20-year-old fractured his left fibula this summer and has not played at all this season.

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<![CDATA[Laich Won't Join Caps On Road Trip]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:23:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/193*120/4628567231.jpg
Laich was injured in the third period against the Panthers on Saturday.

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<![CDATA['Skins Defeat Titans, Cousins Benched ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457502560.jpg
Colt McCoy entered the game in the second half as the Redskins snapped a four-game losing streak.

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<![CDATA[Caps & Canines Join Forces]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:05:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008220579_1200x675_344588355765.jpg
The Caps are going to the dogs, but it is all for a fantastic cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 7]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:38:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/457509990.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA["War Machine" Attempts Suicide: PD]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/War-Machine-vegas-MMA.jpg
Professional mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, who is accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend and one of her male friends, tried to commit suicide in a Las...

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<![CDATA[The 'Skinny: Week 7 v. Titans]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:11:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457119396.jpg
The Redskins actually have a chance to win against the hapless Titans.

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<![CDATA[Caps' Schmidt Happy to Be Contributing]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:06:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/454224643.jpg
The 23-year-old's infectious personality has inspired the confidence of his teammates and coaches.

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<![CDATA[Orioles Lose 2-1 to Royals in Game 3]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:28:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457224202.jpg
The Baltimore Orioles lost 2-1 to the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night in Game 3. They’re trailing KC 0-3 in the ALCS and face a must-win game Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Laich Earns Honest Abe's Beard for Sacrificing Body]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:56:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brooks+like+honest+abe+beard.jpg
Brooks Laich earned Honest Abe's Beard from his Washington Capitals teammates for sacrificing his body to block a shot in a win over Boston. Jason Pugh reports.]]>
<![CDATA[MCM Weekend Events for All ]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:33:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141014+Marine+Corps+Marathon+File.jpg
The Marine Corps Marathon invites runners and spectators to attend a variety of events that will be held throughout the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:12:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the

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<![CDATA[2014 Marine Corps Marathon Route]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:34:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141014+Marine+Corps+Marathon+File2.jpg
The Marine Corps Marathon is nicknamed the “Marathon of the Monuments” for good reason.

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<![CDATA[Randle Faces Shoplifting Charge]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/joseph-randle-mugshot-inset.jpg
Frisco police say they arrested Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle for allegedly shoplifting $123 in underwear and cologne Monday night at Stonebriar Centre Mall. According to police, Randle, 22,...

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<![CDATA[Air Force Captain Proposes to Cheerleader During Game]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:05:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/457130192.jpg
The Arizona Cardinals may have defeated the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Cardinals cheerleader Claire Thorton, 23, was the big winner when her Air Force Captain boyfriend got down on one knee during...

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<![CDATA[Images From Cardinals 30, Redskins 20]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:11:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/182*120/457132978.jpg
Check out some of the images from Sunday's Redskins game.

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<![CDATA[The Cooley Report: RGIII Deserves a Shot]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:46:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/455437016.jpg
Chris Cooley says it's clear Robert Griffin III deserves another shot at quarterback when he returns from injury in light of Kirk Cousins' recent play.

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<![CDATA[ALCS Game 3 Postponed Because of Rain]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:09:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/royals-AP692508127407.jpg
Game 3 of the AL Championship Series has been postponed because of rain.

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<![CDATA[Cardinals Edge Giants to Tie NLCS ]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:08:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457139424.jpg
The St. Louis Cardinals have evened the National League Championship Series 1-1 after three late homers fueled St. Louis to a 5-4 walk-off win over the San Francisco Giants. Cardinals outfielder Kolten...

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<![CDATA['Skins Lose Fourth Straight Against Cardinals]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/174*120/457128090.jpg
The Redskins are 1-5. That's pretty much it.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 6]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:36:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP583404611673.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the sixth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win Game 1 of NLCS]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:48:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457083614.jpg
Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night...

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<![CDATA[Hernandez's Phone Won't Be Tossed]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:15:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/b5be81e2cbc24dfe9245749f34341294.jpg
Aaron Hernandez's personal cell phone will not be thrown out as evidence in his Massachusetts murder trial, ruled Judge Susan Garsh on Friday. The defense had argued that they were misled by the prosecution into...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Chicago Marathon]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:59:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/maraton+picture+for+website.jpg
The 26.2-mile course snakes through 29 neighborhoods as diverse as Lincoln Park and Pilsen, and participants will represent all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The elite competition will feature five men...
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<![CDATA[Caps Well-Equipped to Handle Low-Scoring Games]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:14:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hockey-AP769275249523.jpg
The Capitals have won seven games since 2011-12 when scoring two or fewer goals, but looked more comfortable in defeat Thursday.

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