<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usWed, 26 Jul 2017 16:49:36 -0400Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:49:36 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Venus Williams: Man Killed in Crash Wasn't Wearing Seat Belt]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:44:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/070617+venus+williams.jpg
Tennis star Venus Williams says she's not at fault in a fatal Palm Beach County crash and claims the man who died wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, according to court documents obtained...

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<![CDATA[Nats Hold Moment of Silence for Jim Vance]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:31:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170725+Vance+First+Pitch.jpg
The Washington Nationals honored News4's own Jim Vance with a moment of silence before Tuesday night's game against the Brewers.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested at Va. Wawa Was Not Cowboys Player, Police Say]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:40:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607561366.jpg
Police say the man arrested for a petty theft in Prince William County, Virginia, last month was not Dallas Cowboys player Lucky Whitehead.

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<![CDATA[Jim Vance as Sports Anchor]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jim_Vance_as_Sports_Anchor.jpg
In 2012, Jim Vance not only got to talk about sports, he got to be the sports anchor.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Cut WR Whitehead After Reported Arrest]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:29:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-607561366.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have cut wide receiver Lucky Whitehead, a team source tells NBC 5 Sports.Whitehead was arrested for petty theft last month in Virginia, according to multiple reports.

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<![CDATA[Projections for Redskins Upcoming 2017 Roster]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:29:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170724+Jay+Gruden.jpg
Training camp for the Washington Redskins begins Thursday, which means head coach Jay Gruden will begin to finalize the teams roster for the upcoming season.

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<![CDATA[News4 Sports Remembers Jim Vance]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:44:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000019562093_1200x675_1007289923621.jpg
Jim Vance loved talking about sports and sharing a laugh with whichever sports anchor was on set. The News4 Sports team shares some of it's favorite moments throughout the years with Jim Vance.]]>
<![CDATA[David Aldridge Remembers Growing Up with Jim Vanc]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:02:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000019562090_1200x675_1007292483727.jpg
TNT'S David Aldridge is one of the most respected NBA reporters on a national level. He was also born and raised in D.C., and was inspired by Jim Vance. Aldridge joins Carol Maloney and talks candidly...]]>
<![CDATA[Conor McGregor, Draymond Green Go at It Over Warriors Jersey]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ConnorDraymond.jpg
Draymond Green does not want Conor McGregor wearing Warriors gear as he prepares for his mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather.Green took to Instagram Saturday night and called out McGregor for wearing a vintage...

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<![CDATA[Bird’s Eye View of Snow Venues for 2018 Winter Olympics]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:41:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PyeongChang+2018+Snow+Venues.jpg
The venues for the snow events in South Korea are almost ready to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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<![CDATA[Check Out the New Olympic Skating Stadiums]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:07:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/stadiumskorea.jpg
South Korea is ahead of schedule in constructing venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics and NBC got an exclusive tour of the arenas that will host skating events. Some of the biggest events of the games will...]]>
<![CDATA[Olympic Ice Venues Ahead of Schedule in South Korea]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:16:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PyeongChang+2018+Sign.jpg
In contrast to recent Olympic Games in Rio and Sochi, South Korea is ahead of schedule building its new venues.

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<![CDATA[What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs ]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:42:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pawGettyImages-805284696.jpg
Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski gave his Instagram followers a glimpse into the toll that riding 1,758 miles can take on one’s body.On Tuesday, after riding in the 16th stage of the Tour de France, Poljanski...

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<![CDATA[Simone Biles Helps Kids Get Fit]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:19:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-590188624.jpg
Hundreds of kids right here in our area are getting some Olympic advice. You may remember watching Simone Biles dazzle during the gymnastics competition in the Rio Olympics. On Thursday, she came to the

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<![CDATA[Politeness and Politics: Kirk Cousins and the Redskins]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170720+Kirk+Cousins.jpg
Kirk Cousins just reminded Redskins -- and the Redskins fans -- that he’s very, very good at politics.

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<![CDATA[Frances Tiafoe Returns Home for Washington Kastles]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:14:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Frances_Tiafoe_Returns_Home_for_Washington_Kastles.jpg
Frances Tiafoe of Prince George's County returns home to play for the Washington Kastles Tuesday night after a first-round win at Wimbledon. The rising star talks about his rise in the tennis world and goals for...]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys WR's Dog Returned After Being Stolen, Ransomed]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:19:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/blitz-home-lucky.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead's dog has been returned safely after being stolen and held for ransom, he said. Whitehead posted on Snapchat at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday that his dog, Blitz,...

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<![CDATA[It's Washington Kastles Season in DC]]> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:31:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Its_Washington_Kastles_Season_in_DC.jpg
Washington Kastles owner, Mark Ein, joins News4s Angie Goff in the studio to talk about the team's star players and the new season.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins, Cousins Headed Toward Expensive Contract Deadline]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:21:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170523+Kirk+Cousons.jpg
If the team can’t get quarterback Kirk Cousins to sign, he will play for the team on under a franchise tag for the second straight season, costing the team $23.94 million.

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<![CDATA[Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charge in Rio Incident: Lawyer]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:15:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/lochte+swimmers+removed+plane.jpg
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte was cleared of a criminal charge in the Rio Olympics incident that sparked international outrage, his lawyer confirmed Friday.Last August, the 32-year-old was charged with filing a...

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<![CDATA[Washington Kastles Find Success at Wimbledon]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:27:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wimbledon_Updates.jpg
Wimbledon is entering its final round, and members of the Washington Kastles have made headlines. Sam Querry was knocked out in the semifinals. Venus Williams prepares for the finals against Garbine Muguruza.]]>
<![CDATA[New TV Network Focusing on Olympics Making Debut ]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:27:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/olympicsnetwork.jpg
While too early for a torch lighting, a new Olympic-themed television network makes its debut Saturday morning.

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