<![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-usWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:08:18 -0400Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:08:18 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Durkin and the Terps Ready for Big Ten Play]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:07:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016244324_1200x675_774944323970.jpg
News4's Jason Pugh goes one-on-one with Maryland football Head Coach D.J. Durkin prior to the Terps' Big Ten Opener against Purdue on Saturday. Maryland is undefeated at 3-0 to start the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Emotional Scenes at Jose Fernandez Funeral Procession]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/092816+jose+fernandez+memorial+3.jpg
Family, friends, teammates and fans said goodbye to Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez during a public funeral procession Wednesday for the 24-year-old ace. A hearse carrying Fernandez's body out of Marlin's...

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<![CDATA[Tim Tebow Homers in First Instructional League At-Bat]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tebow-home-run-0928.jpg
Tim Tebow didn't waste time making an impact in his first professional baseball game Wednesday.USA Today reports that the former Jets backup and current Mets instructional league player hit a home run...

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<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Arrested on Drug Charges]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Greg-Hardy-mug-shot.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy faces a felony drug charge after he was arrested Sunday night in Richardson, police say.Hardy, who is an NFL free agent after playing for the Cowboys in...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Wear No. 16 for Jose]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:31:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16270851118909.jpg
No one on the Miami Marlins will ever wear Jose Fernandez’s No. 16 again, owner Jeffrey Loria announced Monday, a day after the star pitcher was killed in a boating accident.Marlins players will honor...

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<![CDATA[Elena Delle Donne Opens Up in Video]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:11:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-514542562.jpg
Chicago Sky superstar Elena Delle Donne is well-known for her exploits on the court and her status as the defending WNBA MVP, but what you may not know is the story of how her bond with her sister resurrected...

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<![CDATA[British Open Organizers Pay Tribute to Arnold Palmer]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:58:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Arnold-Palmer.jpg
Organizers of the British Open paid tribute to Arnold Palmer on Monday for his "immeasurable" contribution to golf's oldest major, a tournament that he won twice in the early 1960s and helped bring to...]]>
<![CDATA[Jose Fernandez Remembered by MLB Teams]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:49:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/187*120/GettyImages-610389982.jpg


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<![CDATA[Mike Ditka on Kaepernick's Protest]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:06:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mike+ditka+GettyImages-463267928.jpg
Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has weighed in on the protests sparked by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and he certainly did not hold back. "I think it’s a problem, anybody who disrespects this country and...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez's Career in Photos]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:21:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/021714+jose+fernandez.jpg


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<![CDATA[Fans, Marlins Mourns Death of Pitcher Jose Fernandez]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488189159.jpg
Baseball fans and players awoke Sunday morning to the tragic news of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's death.The ace right-hander was one of three people killed in a boating accident in Miami Beach.

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<![CDATA[Kaep Joins High School Protest]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:55:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Castlemont+Football.jpg
Colin Kaepernick stopped by a high school football game in Oakland, California Friday to join players in a National Anthem protest and encourage them to “lift each other up.”When the anthem began before...

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<![CDATA[Anthem Protests Spread to Colleges, WNBA Player Sits]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:19:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/colinkaepernick3.JPG
Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with...

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<![CDATA[Seeing African-American History Through Redskins Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell's Eyes]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:54:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bobby+Mitchells+Jersey+at+the+African+American+Museum.jpg
Bobby Mitchell was the Redskins first African-American player. He toured the new National Museum of African American History and Culture with News4's Barbara Harrison.

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<![CDATA[Smart Football Helmets]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:14:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Smart+Helmet.jpg
The Friday night lights will illuminate high school football stadiums across the country this evening -- while new helmet technology is shedding light on one of football's long-time concerns: Concussions.

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<![CDATA[LeBron James Executive Produces New Sitcom for NBC]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:45:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-588692562-LebronJames.jpg
Gentrification is a phenomenon that’s affecting nearly every major U.S. city, and apparently NBA champ LeBron James sees it material ready made for television.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Utley Makes Ridiculous No Look Play For Dodgers]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:20:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Utley+ridiculous+play.png
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley made a ridiculous no-look, behind the back play for an out on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Touring the African American Museum With Bobby Mitchell]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:46:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bobby+Mitchell+at+the+African+American+Museum.jpg
News4's Barbara Harrison toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture with Bobby Mitchell, the first black man to play for the Washington Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Graces Time Magazine]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:31:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/kap-kneel.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick graces the cover of Time magazine next month, at the same time a new poll shows he’s the most disliked player in the National Football League.This dichotomy of...

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<![CDATA[US Gymnasts' Doctor, Accused of Abuse, Fired From Univ.]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:36:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/Gymnastics-Beam.jpg
A doctor who for 20 years treated some of America's Olympic gymnasts has been terminated from his post at Michigan State University amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Reports Death Threats]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:47:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/kap-kneel.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats amid his growing protest movement against racial injustices and police brutality.Kaepernick has refused to stand for...

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<![CDATA[The SquareTable: Steinberg's Not Worried After Redskins' 0-2 Start]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:16:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607554884.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney and Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post get together for our second episode of "The SquareTable." Steinberg, the resident realist, talks Maloney off the ledge after an 0-2 start for...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Head to Giants 0-2 With Plenty of Problems]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:20:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607562494.jpg
A loss Sunday at the New York Giants would leave the Washington Redskins in a big hole in the NFC East, three games out of first place just three games into the season.

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<![CDATA[Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Faces More Abuse Allegations]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:17:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/Gymnastics-Beam.jpg
More women have accused Dr. Larry Nassar, the former doctor for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, of abuse, officials said Friday, after molestation claims against the doctor first surfaced earlier this

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