<![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 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:41:58 -0500 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:41:58 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Devon Still: 'No Evidence' of Cancer in Daughter, 5]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:39:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/487634272.jpg
A lot of pro football was played on Thanksgiving, but last week's biggest win was earned a day earlier by the 5-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still, according to "TODAY." Doctors found "no...

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<![CDATA[Reports: Jordan Zimmermann Signs with Detroit]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*126/490744384.jpg
According to multiple reports, former Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Tigers.

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<![CDATA[Redskins Hold On to Beat Giants, 20-14]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:21:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/172*120/499191408.jpg
The Redskins defense forced three interceptions and QB Kirk Cousins threw for more than 300 yards as Washington beat the New York Giants 20-14.

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<![CDATA['Dear Basketball': Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:26:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Madison-Square-Garden.jpg
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers says he has decided to retire after this season.

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<![CDATA[Caps Power Play Energized in 4-2 Win over Lightning]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:43:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/498964100.jpg
If Jason Chimera's reinvention as a power-play threat continues, he may have Evgeny Kuznetsov to thank.

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<![CDATA[Celtics Run Away from Wizards 111-78]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:38:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/498989534.jpg
Jared Dudley scored 19 for Washington, which has lost three in a row. Bradley Beal had 16 points, and John Wall finished with 10 points and six assists.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tom Brady Dresses Up for Turkey Day Surprise]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:47:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tom+Brady+102915.jpg
Looks like the New England Patriots' star quarterback couldn't resist having a little bit of fun on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[A's Pitcher Hosts Syrian Refugees]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:09:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/172*120/DSC_15321.jpg
Oakland A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle and his activist girlfriend Eireann Dolan, both natives of Illinois, hosted 17 Syrian refugee families for a Thanksgiving meal in Chicago on Wednesday night with Mayor...

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<![CDATA[Great-Grandma, 102, Plays Baseball]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:33:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102-year-old-grandma-baseball.gif
A San Diego cul-de-sac has been transformed into a concrete baseball diamond, home to the Zimmer family’s annual Thanksgiving game for about 22 years. The instruction comes from the team’s oldest and feistiest...

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<![CDATA[Brett Favre’s Number Retired]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:37:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-56396130+%281%29.jpg
The Chicago Bears will head into a hostile Lambeau Field Thursday night to face the Green Bay Packers, and even though they won’t have to face Brett Favre, the legendary quarterback’s presence will still be...]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins CB Chris Culliver Injures Right Knee in Practice]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:01:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151126+Chris+Culliver.jpg
Redskins cornerback Chris Culliver has injured his right knee in practice and will undergo an MRI.

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:18:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/topNews-AP_263253371568.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Beat Lakers, Set Record]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:44:18 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/Lakers-lose-to-Warriors-record-nba.jpg
The Golden State Warriors made history against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. The Warriors went to 16-0 with the 111- 77 win is an old-fashioned game of blowout basketball, which marked the best...

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<![CDATA[Durant's New Sneaker Is Taboo to Some in Prince George's]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:09:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/KD8+PG+County.jpg
With his latest Nike sneaker, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant attempted to pay homage to the Maryland county where his journey to NBA all-star and MVP began, but some find it offensive.

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<![CDATA[GW Basketball Coach's Kids Help With Post-Game Interviews]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:22:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GW+Coach+Lonergan+Interviewed+by+Son.jpg
About 2,500 local students attended George Washington's 94-65 win over Gardner-Webb on DMV Kids Day Tuesday, and coach Mike Lonergan had two special ballboys at the game: His sons Moe and Michael, who helped...

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<![CDATA['Skins Player: Team Name Influenced Referees]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 21:13:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012712322_1200x675_572255811678.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney talked to Redskins' defensive lineman Jason Hatcher, who said the team name may be to blame for a lack of calls against the Panthers.]]>
<![CDATA[Top NFL Photos: Week 11]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:17:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_386456190580.jpg
Get an up-close look at all the best NFL plays and players from Week 11.

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<![CDATA[Newton, Panthers Too Much as Redskins Lose, 44-16]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 21:14:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/498314628.jpg
Washington plays the New York Giants next week in D.C. and can actually be tied for first place in the NFC East with a win.

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<![CDATA[Redskins, Panthers Take Battle To Social Media]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/redskins+panthers+twitter.jpg
Before the Panthers arrived in Carolina, that area was filled with Redskins fans.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL's Doug Flutie Loses Both Parents on Same Day]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:02:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/flutie-AP_05060901526.jpg
Less than an hour after legendary Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie's father died of a heart attack, his mother suffered her own heart attack and passed away.

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<![CDATA['Big Papi' Plans to Retire]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:04:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-Boston-medias-rojas-david-ortiz-red-sox-getty-images-470371776.jpg
One of Boston's most beloved athletes has announced he will be retiring after the 2016 season. Red Sox slugger David Ortiz confirmed what many people were already talking about in a video posted to YouTube...

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<![CDATA[German Stadium Evacuated After Bomb Threat]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 21:59:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_554879857092.jpg
A soccer stadium in Germany packed with thousands of fans was abruptly evacuated Tuesday night because of a "potential threat to spectators," police said, NBC News reported. Authorities, however, cautioned that...

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<![CDATA[Son of Patriots Player Has Cancer]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:22:26 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/461911932.jpg
New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder shared the sad news Monday that his infant son is battling kidney cancer. Solder, himself a cancer survivor, made the announcement Monday night while speaking at the...

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Sports Conflict Continues]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:19:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/draftkings-AP_312823411334.jpg
Fantasy sports site DraftKings has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order preventing New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from enforcing the order to shut down because he said its operations...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Crush Saints 47-14]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/497290990.jpg
The Redskins offense had more than 500 yards, and quarterback Kirk Cousins threw four touchdown passes for the big win.

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<![CDATA[Aaron Rodgers Condemns 'Prejudicial' Comment During Moment of Silence]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:21:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/packers-comment-prejudice.jpg
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers spoke out against prejudice after hearing an inappropriate comment during a moment of silence held to honor the Paris terror attack victims at Sunday's NFL game. In...

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<![CDATA[French Train Heroes Honored at Lakers Game]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:20:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/train-heroes.jpg
Three men who foiled a terrorist attack on a train in Paris in August were to be honored at Staples Center Sunday night during the Lakers versus Detroit Pistons game.

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