<![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 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:13:01 -0500 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:13:01 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 16]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:27:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/460752128.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the sixteenth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Seahawks' Sherman on Facing Cardinals' Peterson]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:45:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/AP197367378072.jpg
Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman is once again playing at the top of his game, and responds to the chatter about facing another shut-down corner in Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson.

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<![CDATA[Caps Assign Burakovsky to AHL]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:40:29 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459732008.jpg
The rookie forward has been scratched in five of Washington's past eight games.

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<![CDATA[Nats Park Transforms for Winter Classic Rink]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:41:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460641198.jpg
News4's Dianna Russini reports on the building stages of the upcoming Jan. 1 Winter Classic at Nats Park.

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<![CDATA[Wizards Play Santa for Five Families]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:21:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008875948_1200x675_374549571781.jpg
The Washington Wizards delivered presents to five families Wednesday. News4's Dianna Russini reports.]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. to Bid for 2024 Olympics]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:15:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-aros-olimpicos-juegos-olimpicos-olympic-rings-getty-images-470969827.jpg
The U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after a 28-year absence. The USOC board heard presentations from four candidate cities...

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<![CDATA[McCoy's Season Over, Placed on IR]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:47:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460462774.jpg
Robert Griffin III will start the final two games of the season.

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<![CDATA["D.C. 2024" Makes Its Case to Host Summer Games]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:22:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-aros-olimpicos-juegos-olimpicos-olympic-rings-getty-images-470969827.jpg
The D.C. 2024 Olympics committee made its bid to the U.S. Olympic Committee to be named the American candidate to host the Summer Games Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Rendering of Braves Stadium Depicts Loss to Nationals]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:12:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/183*120/B477oD1IcAAJ_Yl.jpg
SunTrust Park opens in 2017, but the Nationals are already winning there.

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<![CDATA[Sources: Gruden to Return Next Season]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:54:26 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/192*120/web-usa-desean-jackson-jay-gruden-washington-redskins-nfl.jpg
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden will return for a second season, sources told News4's Dianna Russini.]]>
<![CDATA[Cooley Report: Quarterback Musical Chairs]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:14:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008838745_1200x675_372983363896.jpg
Robert Griffin III has a lot to gain from playing the last games of the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Robert Griffin III to Start Against Eagles]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:21:40 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460467062.jpg
Griffin will start Saturday against the Eagles.

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<![CDATA[Nats, Harper Agree to Deal: Report]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:37:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/456820488.jpg
The two sides avoided what could have been a contentious arbitration hearing.

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Surpasses Jordan]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:53:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/Kobe-Bryant-passes-Jordan-points_12-14-14.jpg
On Sunday evening in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kobe Bryant further cemented his place in basketball lore by becoming the third greatest scorer in NBA history. Bryant passed Michael Jordan's total of 32,292 points...

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 15]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:22:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/460466000.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the fifteenth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Eagles' McCoy on Playing Sunday Night]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:12:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP383450712423.jpg
Philadelphia Eagles' star running back, LeSean McCoy, ran for 159 yards and a touchdown in a convincing win against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving. McCoy looks to continue that trend against the Cowboys...

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<![CDATA[Caps Experience Vintage Night At Verizon]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:56:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/4604317981.jpg
Verizon Center was never louder this season than Saturday against the Lightning.

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<![CDATA[Gr8 Wish for Little Girl]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008821074_1200x675_371737667612.jpg
Caps forward Alex Ovechkin made one little girl's dream come true.]]>
<![CDATA[Washington Capitals Help Grant 8-Year-Old's Wishes]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:41:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008817956_1200x675_371541059716.jpg
This morning the Washington Capitals helped an 8-year-old girl have her wishes come true on the ice.]]>
<![CDATA[Wilson's Ability to Agitate Assists Caps]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:46:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460336586.jpg
Wilson has drawn more penalties than any player on the Capitals.

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<![CDATA[McCoy to Start for 'Skins if Healthy]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:40:39 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460110842.jpg
The Redskins face the Giants on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Roberts, Breeland Fight at Practice]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:29:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/B4gnMarCQAA5Myz.png
Two Redskins tussled at practice Wednesday.

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<![CDATA["Streaky" Brouwer In Search Of Consistency For Caps]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:47:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/459367926.jpg
Brouwer has not scored at even strength since Nov. 2.

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<![CDATA[Cooley Report: Fletcher v. Haslett and the QB Carousel]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/london-fletcher-rested-bye.jpg
Chris Cooley shares his opinion on former Redskins linebacker London Fletcher's comments about defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and the quarterback situation.

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<![CDATA[NFLer Hill Probed for Sex Assault]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:51:38 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sammie-hill-getty.jpg
The Tennessee Titans say they are aware police are investigating a sexual assault allegation involving defensive lineman Sammie Hill.

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