<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Sports]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington https://www.nbcwashington.comen-usSun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:21 -0500Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:21 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dale Earnhardt Jr. Prepares for Final NASCAR Run on Sunday]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:41:45 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DaleEarnhardt1.jpg
When the checkered flag stops flying and the fans have filed out of Homestead Miami Speedway following Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, the career of one of NASCAR’s biggest names will come to an end.Plenty of fans...

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<![CDATA[Bowie State Living Up to Football Hype]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:53:32 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bowie_State_Living_Up_to_Football_Hype.jpg
The Bowie State Bulldogs have been called a Maryland All-Star team and they're living up to the football hype. Carol Maloney reports the team is set to host it's first ever playoff game.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Showtime Overtime: Saints vs Skins]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:32:48 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000020914302_1200x675_1098443843905.jpg
The Redskins Showtime crew gets you ready for Sunday’s game against the Saints. News4’s Carol Maloney, former Redskins Running Back Clinton Portis and ESPN 980’s Kevin Sheehan and Mike...]]>
<![CDATA[Tampa Bay QB Denies Allegations of Groping Uber Driver]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:31:04 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/winstonuber.jpg
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston took to social media Friday denying an allegation he groped an Uber driver in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Trump Has a Ball as NCAA Champion Teams Visit]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:47:28 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trumpballvb.jpg
President Donald Trump hosted 18 NCAA national championship teams at the White House on Friday, Nov. 17, even tossing around a volleyball with one.]]>
<![CDATA[CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Player for 1st Time: Study]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:52:15 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_764021564440-Fred-McNeill-NFL-Player.jpg
The "unique pattern" of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the debilitating brain disease known as CTE, has been found for the first time in a patient before he died, NBC News reported.It was detected in...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Still Missing the Reed Option]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:51:59 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Rams2017.jpg
If Mark Twain were around to watch the passing game for the 2017 Washington Redskins, he might utter his famous quote about the three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies and statistics.

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<![CDATA[4 Things to Know About Streaking Wizards]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:09:05 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Washington+Wizards+GettyImages-872295672.jpg
Four thoughts on the surging Washington Wizards following Wednesday’s 102-93 win over the Miami Heat and ahead of Friday’s rematch at Capitol One Arena.

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<![CDATA[18 HD Woodson Football Players Suspended for Turkey Bowl]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:41:06 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/18_HD_Woodson_Football_Players_Face_Suspension_for_Turkey.jpg
The defending D.C. high school football champions may enter the Turkey Bowl without 18 players following a brawl during the semifinals.]]>
<![CDATA[Olympians' Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:42:11 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AdobeStock_95072047.jpeg
White meat or dark meat? Fresh cranberries or canned? Sweet potatoes or regular mashed potatoes? When it comes to Thanksgiving dishes, Team USA athletes are taking sides.

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<![CDATA[Roy Halladay Remembered By Family, Friends, Teammates]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:00:59 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/halladaymemorial.png
Former Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay was remembered by friends, family and teammates at a celebration of life in Clearwater, Florida, Nov. 14. Halladay died in a plane crash on]]>
<![CDATA[UCLA Basketball Players Detained in China Returning Home]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:19:18 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/UCLA.jpeg
Three freshman UCLA Basketball players are on their way home from China after being detained on suspicion of shoplifting in Shanghai.]]>
<![CDATA[These US Olympians Made the Jump Between Summer and Winter Games]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:10:07 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/eddie-egan.jpg
Since the modern Olympics were founded in 1896, there are only a handful of Americans who have participated in both the Summer and Winter Games. Here are the athletes who have competed in both.

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<![CDATA[LeBron, Cavs Hop on NYC Subway; One Rider Is NOT Impressed]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:41:16 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SPORTS+LEBRON+JAMES+-+11093512_WNBC_000000018618977.jpg
A Monday morning subway ride with a team of NBA players? Only in New York. LeBron James and the Cavs, in town to play the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, hopped on the subway from Penn Station back to...

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<![CDATA['Muchas Gracias, Beisbol': Beltran Retires After 20 Seasons]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:10:24 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_17317625723703.jpg
After 20 seasons, Carlos Beltran is leaving baseball on top.After winning his first World Series ring with the Houston Astros this year, the outfielder is retiring, he announced Monday in a personal essay for...

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<![CDATA[Colin Kaepernick Named GQ's 'Citizen of the Year']]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:11:42 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-6302161901.jpg
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who ignited a national movement last year after not standing during the national anthem before NFL games, has been named GQ's "Citizen of the Year."

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<![CDATA[Heartbreaking Loss For 49ers Player Hours Before Team's First Win]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:56:55 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/Week_10_49ers_Giants_1.jpg
The 49ers won their first game of the season Sunday against the New York Giants, but their speedy receiver was still reeling from a tragic loss.

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<![CDATA[Marathoner Meb Keflezighi Reflects on His Career, Final Race]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:24:35 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/meb.PNG
San Diegan Meb Keflezighi, one of the most accomplished marathon runners in American history, retired after finishing 11th in the New York Marathon at age 42. It was his 26th and final career marathon.

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<![CDATA[Patrick Ewing Coaches First Georgetown Game Sunday]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:02:43 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ewing+splitscreen.jpg
NBA great and Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing has returned to his alma mater and is coaching Georgetown University’s men’s basketball team. Here is a look back at Ewing’s career.

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<![CDATA[4 Things to Know: Washington Redskins v. Minnesota Vikings]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 07:24:13 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Redskins_Camp_Trent_Williams_Returns_to_Camp_a_Vegan.jpg
The Washington Redskins (4-4) return home for their Week 10 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings (6-2).
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<![CDATA[Ball Surpasses James, Becomes Youngest to Get Triple-Double]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 23:34:56 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lonzo-Ball-triple-double-youngest-player-NBA-ever.jpg
On Saturday night in Milwaukee, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball made history by becoming the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double at 20 years and 15 days, which beat the previous record...

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<![CDATA[World Series Trophy Damaged at Charity Event: Report]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:14:02 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-869213682.jpg
The 2017 Commissioner's Trophy awarded to the Houston Astros earlier this month was damaged during a charity event on Wednesday.The Houston Chronicle reports that the table that the trophy was sitting...

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<![CDATA[Wounded Veteran Excels at Wheelchair Basketball]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:50:01 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wounded_Veteran_Excels_at_Wheelchair_Basketball.jpg
Some professional basketball players are taking part in a special game featuring veterans defying the odds. News4's Sherree Burruss introduces one vet who excels at wheelchair basketball, showing what our...]]>
<![CDATA[Surfer Breaks Back in Massive 50-Foot Wave Wipeout]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 23:41:01 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/surfer.jpg
Big wave surfer Andrew Cotton suffered a broken back while surfing one of the world’s biggest waves.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Runs 26-Mile NYC Marathon Backwards: Report]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:45:53 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_17309638849155.jpg
A San Diego woman who thought she’d never run again completed the New York City Marathon on Sunday — backwards.Justine Galloway has a rare condition called runner’s dystonia that causes her brain to activate...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Showtime Overtime: Vikings Preview]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:39:43 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Seahawks1.jpg
The Redskins Showtime crew gets you ready for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. News4’s Carol Maloney, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis and ESPN 980’s Kevin Sheehan...

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<![CDATA[DMZ Expected to See Increase in Tourism During Olympics]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:49:50 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DMZ_Expected_to_See_Increase_in_Tourism_During_Olympics.jpg
When the Winter Olympics arrive in South Korea, the Korean Demilitarized Zone likely will see an increase in tourism. News4's Eun Yang visited the DMZ.]]>
<![CDATA[The Sports Junkies Mention 'Playoffs' After Huge Win in Seattle]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:41:52 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000020806803_1200x675_1091691075845.jpg
In this week’s “The Good, the Bad and the Junkies,” the Sports Junkies from 106.7 the Fan weigh in on the Redskins huge victory in Seattle and look ahead to this week’s game against...]]>