<![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 Sat, 23 May 2015 06:20:55 -0400 Sat, 23 May 2015 06:20:55 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Robert Griffin III, Wife Welcome Baby Girl]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:21:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20130725+RGIII.jpg
Robert Griffin III took to social media Thursday to announce the birth of his daughter, Reese Ann Griffin.

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<![CDATA[GW Baseball's Light-Hearted Winning Ways]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 21:51:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010532189_1200x675_448504899652.jpg
For the first time in 10 seasons, the George Washington University men's baseball team finished with 30 wins, and that had everything to do with keeping it light. Dianna Russini reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Top French Open Stars, and 1 Who Missed the List]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 13:28:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumb-458711872.jpg
The top tennis players in the world will face off in the 2015 French Open from May 19 to June 7. See the top five men and women's players going into Roland Garros, as well as one surprisingly absent name.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Offer Late-to-Work Note After Longest Game in Team History]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 07:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/blackhawks-ducks-G2-3.jpg
Can you call in "hockey" to work? The Blackhawks say so.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Beat Ducks 3-2 in Triple Overtime]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 03:53:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/474027552.jpg
The Blackhawks tried just about everything to get a puck past Frederik Andersen while Game 2 of the Western Conference finals wound through three overtime periods and deep into the night, eventually becoming the...

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<![CDATA[Curry's Daughter Steals the Show]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 21:38:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0519-2015-RileyCurry.jpg
Few, if any, can steal the spotlight away from Steph Curry during this year's jaw-dropping, MVP season. But 2-year-old Riley Curry did just that Tuesday night after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston...
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<![CDATA[Patriots Won't Appeal Punishment]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 16:17:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2015-05-19-13h12m20s15.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday that the team will not appeal the penalty handed down by the National Football League in the wake of the Deflategate controversy. Speaking from the...]]>
<![CDATA[What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 11:27:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/American-Pharoah-Preakness-15-May-2015.jpg
That was easy, wasn't it? Two weeks after struggling but winning the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah ignored thunder, lightning, rain and the opposition and splashed his way to a seven-length victory in...

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<![CDATA[Ducks Beat Blackhawks in Game 1]]> Sun, 17 May 2015 18:13:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ducks+hawks+game+1.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks defended home ice and knocked off the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 4-1 on Sunday afternoon in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.

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<![CDATA[What to Know About the French Open]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 13:18:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/450285812.jpg
The second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments in tennis -- the most prestigious individual competitions in the sport – is quickly approaching. The 85th French Open, known as Roland-Garros, begins on May 24 in...

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<![CDATA[Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 15:42:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/american+pharoah+derby+race.JPG
Javier Castellano would never have been a jockey if his father had had his way. Abel Castellano rode horses for almost 30 years in Maracaibo, Venezuela, broke ribs and a shoulder and knew how tough a job it was....

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<![CDATA[Patriots Slam Deflategate Report]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 14:41:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DeflateGate_AP946476660019_0_sm.jpg
The New England Patriots fired back at the National Football League on Thursday, releasing a lengthy response saying the conclusions of the Wells Report are "at best, incomplete, incorrect and lack context." The...

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