<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Sports News, Sports Teams, and Scores for the Sharks, 49ers, Raiders,Giants, Bears and More]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:54:19 -0800 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:54:19 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stopping Seattle's Running Game is Prime Goal for 49ers]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:02:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kolcapvsea.jpg
Kaepernick has yet to have a high-quality performance vs. the Seahawks

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<![CDATA[Fans Set for New Holiday Tradition at Levi's Stadium]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:38:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LEVIS-STADIUM-SUPER-BOWL-VO-okay---00002827.jpg
Thanksgiving is all about tradition, but on Thursday tens of thousands of people will begin a new tradition by heading to Levi's Stadium for the 49ers game against the Seahawks. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Moore Has Learned From Mistake]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:03:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/SiosecondyearLB.jpg
Moore and Mack give Raiders a pair of athletic, pass-rushing linebackers

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Advantage Over Seattle at Home]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:54:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ninerspikofff.jpg
If Niners offense can protect the ball, San Francisco may be able to tough out a victory over Seattle at Levi's Stadium

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<![CDATA[Denarius Moore, Forgotten Man on Bench, Could Soon be Gone]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:52:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/dennnnmohr.jpg
Fourth-year wide receiver has fallen out of favor with coaches this season

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<![CDATA[Niners Getting Big Boost from Aldon Smith]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:22:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/aldonwash2sacks.jpg
No. 99 looks fresh, quick in his first two games since coming back from long suspension

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<![CDATA[Time for Raiders to Turn to Murray and Reece]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:27:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/reecenchiefs.jpg
Oakland needs to give the ball to Murray and Reece in game vs. Rams this Sunday

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<![CDATA[Niners Aren't Sharp, But Pull Out Must-Win Game]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:48:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/164*120/4ty9nerswiin.jpg
Niners, Seahawks are both 7-4 and trailing NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals by two games with five remaining

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 12]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:20:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459467122.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the twelfth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Activists Rally at Levi's Against Washington's NFL Mascot]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:52:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/B3J6E-eCMAAobud.jpg+large.jpg
Community groups and human rights activists rallied and marched to Levi's Stadium before Sunday's game against Washington, D.C. to protest the name of the team's mascot.

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<![CDATA[Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday Spotlight]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:55:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP747099438720.jpg
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has had a stand-out first season, and recalls that he has always been ready for the Sunday spotlight.

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<![CDATA[Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:53:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KRAIG+URBIK1.JPG
With Buffalo buried under mounds of snow, the Buffalo Bills had an added challenge getting its team to Detroit: How to get the players out of their driveways. Snowmobiles came to the rescue.

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<![CDATA[Giants to Host 'Orange Carpet' World Series Film Premiere]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/141029-giants-royals-world-series-game-7-wednesday.jpg
The San Francisco Giants are celebrating their 2014 championship with an "Orange Carpet" event that will premiere their official World Series film, Giants spokeswoman Shana Daum said.

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<![CDATA[Niners Can't Look Past Struggling Washington]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:51:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/gorerheddzune.jpg
Niners know they need to establish more consistency on offense and hope to execute better in red zone vs. Washington Sunday

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<![CDATA[Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:56:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP565783519558.jpg
Turns out, Canseco will not be selling his appendage to the highest bidder—it was all just a prank.

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<![CDATA[McKenzie Gets a Win And a Vote of Confidence]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/emDavisonGM.jpg
Recent draft class, work with contracts is giving Davis optimism that McKenzie can build a winner

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<![CDATA[Carr Leads Winning Drive to Snap Losing Streak]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:01:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/murrayvschiefsnov.jpg
Latavius Murray is brilliant at game's start to help Oakland to 14-0 lead, but then leaves the game after taking a blow to his head

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<![CDATA[A's Invite Switch Pitcher to Spring Training]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:52:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Pat-Venditte.jpg
The A's inked minor league pitcher Pat Venditte to a deal that could make him the first switch pitcher in Major League Baseball history.

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<![CDATA[Niners Defense Faces Up-and-Down RG III]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/RG3vsAldyn.jpg
In last season's 49ers victory over Washington, Griffin was sacked four times

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<![CDATA[Avaya Stadium: Naming Rights Sold to Earthquakes' New Home]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:48:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EARTHQUAKES-STADIUM-FAN-SEATS-VO---00002217.jpg
The San Jose Earthquakes' new stadium will be called Avaya Stadium when it opens in March -- but right now, the $100 million soccer field is called "more and more expensive."

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<![CDATA[Red-Hot Chiefs Present Problems For Raiders]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:54:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jamchuckvsoak.jpg
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is coming off big day in Kansas City's fifth straight victory

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<![CDATA[Niners Need to Fix Fourth-Quarter and Red Zone Offense]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:00:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kolynvgiants.jpg
Failure to punch in a fourth-quarter touchdown vs. Giants could have been costly if not for strong defensive play

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<![CDATA[Raiders Are Winless, But They Struck Gold With Mack]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:33:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/197*120/themackmynLB.jpg
Mack finally got his first sack vs. Chargers, but he's provided consistent pressure as a pass rusher

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<![CDATA[Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:57:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jose-Canseco-1.jpg
The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he accidentally shot it off.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Rice Visits China to Promote NFL]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:33:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/rice-horz.jpg
Jerry Rice is throwing footballs with Chinese citizens, as the NFL tries to woo China's 1.3 billion people as "potential fans" of the sport.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:28:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[USC's Josh Shaw Won't Be Charged]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:04:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
The Los Angeles District Attorney will not file domestic violence charges against USC football player Josh Shaw, the office confirmed Monday, citing "insufficient evidence." Shaw, a USC Trojans co-captain,...

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<![CDATA[Future of Candlestick Park: "Urban Outlet" Shopping Center]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:19:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/candlestick-edt-454299290_10.jpg
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday unveiled the future of the now-defunct Candlestick Park, in what developers hope will be an "urban outlet" mall, featuring an African diaspora-themed market, movie theaters...

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<![CDATA[Culliver Shows Support for Harbaugh]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:42:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/cullyinnewyork.jpg
Another story came out Sunday saying Harbaugh's days are numbered with the 49ers

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Murray Has Earned Opportunity]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:41:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/latmurrvssd.jpg
Two big runs by Murray late in the game were huge for an Oakland offense that has been unable to run the football

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<![CDATA[Raiderettes Take On Team, NFL Over Wages, Conditions]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:35:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Raiderette6.JPG
Raiderettes Caitlin Y. and Jenny C. have taken on the Oakland Raiders and the NFL, claiming they are not paid fairly. They were inspired by a suit filed by a fellow cheerleader, Lacy T.

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<![CDATA[Raiderette Opts Out of Class Action Wage Labor Settlement With Raiders]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:42:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/caitliny5.JPG
A Raiderette who sued the Oakland Raiders over the wages she was paid is rejecting a settlement in another cheerleader's lawsuit, saying it doesn't do enough to fix what she calls the misogynistic culture of the...

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<![CDATA[Niners Pick Off Giants for Second Straight Win]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:17:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/krabbtouch.jpg
Rookie linebacker Chris Borland has two interceptions, including one in the fourth quarter to highlight a goal-line stand

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<![CDATA[Raiders Find New Way to Lose]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:39:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/161*120/Qahrfumble.jpg
Raiders late life is too little, too late as Oakland falls to 0-10 this season.

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