<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Sports News, Sports Teams, and Scores for the Sharks, 49ers, Raiders,Giants, Bears and More]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:08:35 -0800 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:08:35 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Late, Questionable Call Helps Cardinals Drive to Win Over 49ers]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:30:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tomsula.jpg
Niners play division leaders tough, but fall to 3-8

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<![CDATA['Dear Basketball': Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:59:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Carr's Late TD Pass to Roberts Breaks Raiders Losing Streak]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:28:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/raiders+titans1.jpg
Raiders' QB has a big day, throwing for 330 yards and three TDs in victory

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tom Brady Dresses Up for Turkey Day Surprise]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:47:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Niners Will Give Cardinals a Different Look on Sunday]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:26:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kardzrymatchhh.jpg
Cardinals, at 8-2, are one of the NFL's hottest teams

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<![CDATA[A's Pitcher, Girlfriend Host Syrian Refugees for Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:09:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Raiders Will Need to Protect Carr vs. Titans Fierce Pass Rush]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:17:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/KahrvsTytanz.jpg
Raiders offense has struggled the past two weeks after showing explosiveness earlier this season

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<![CDATA[Great-Grandma, 102, Plays Baseball]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:33:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 19:37:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:08:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Germany-Boxing-AP_11982943034.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Cromartie Wants to Make Most of His Opportunity]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:47:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/emmcrow.jpg
Cromartie has played well the past two games and may play a big role again against Arizona on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Raiders Have Faith That Cooper Will Work Through Mini-Slump]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:26:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/189*120/KooprKetchh.jpg
His 10 drops this season rank No. 2 in the NFL among wide receivers

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<![CDATA[Durant's New Sneaker Is Taboo to Some in Prince George's]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:09:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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. The $180...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Beat Lakers, Set Record]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:44:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Warriors Improve to 16-0, Set NBA Record for Best Season Start]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:58:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-498642458.jpg
The Golden State Warriors now hold the NBA record for best start to a season.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Curry Buys $3.2M House in East Bay]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:08:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/199*120/stephcurryhouse16.PNG
Stephen Curry Buys $3.2M House in East Bay

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<![CDATA[Heeney Showing Raiders He Can Contribute]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:06:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/daoakkoch.jpg
Heeney is part of a terrific Raiders draft class by GM Reggie McKenzie

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<![CDATA[With Dorsey Out, Armstead to Get Bigger Role]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:30:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/arikmotohr.jpg
Dorsey, who missed 2014 season, is now gone for remainder of 2015 schedule

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<![CDATA[Warriors Tickets Sold Out, As Team Hopes to Set 16-0 Starting Record]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:58:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/Lakers-Warriors-preview-11-24-2015.jpg
Warriors tickets at o.Co Coliseum are sold out Tuesday, as the Oakland team hopes to beat the LA Lakers and set a 16-0 starting record. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Coach Luke Walton's Car Stolen in Oakland: DA]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:05:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/luke-walton-crop_11_10.jpg
One of the cars stolen during an Oakland Hills crime spree belongs to Golden State Warriors coach Luke Walton, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said late Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Golden State Warriors Look to Break NBA Record, Ticket Prices Skyrocket]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:51:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+WARRIORS+WIN+STREAK+PKG+-+00010021.jpg
Golden State Warriors player Jason Thompson, not satisfied with his team about to be the first to start a season 16-0, delivered turkeys to low-income families in Oakland. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Lost Season Could Produce Exceptional Draft Position]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:26:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/182*120/paxlinchqb.jpg
If 49ers decide to move on from Kaepernick, will they invest in a quarterback with what could be a very high draft choice in 2016?

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<![CDATA[Janikowski Keeps Kicking His Way Into Record Book]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:28:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/daseabassz.jpg
In 16th season, former first-round pick is having a solid year

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<![CDATA[Warriors Improve to 15-0, Tie NBA Record]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 06:24:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498353780_594_screen.jpg
The Golden State Warriors tied an NBA record for best start to a season with a win Sunday against the Denver Nuggets.

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<![CDATA[New 49ers Quarterback, Same Result in Seattle]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 17:57:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/seahawks1.jpg
Gabbert looks sharp (for the most part), but 49ers defense can't stop understudy running back or Wilson's efficient QB play

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<![CDATA[Raiders Run Out of Gas in the Motor City]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:26:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lions5.jpg
With three straight losses, Oakland is now 4-6 and may have lost its opportunity to make the postseason

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<![CDATA[Top NFL Photos: Week 11]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:17:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Depleted Lions May Have Trouble Stopping Carr and Co.]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:20:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/oakkwwrrdduo.jpg
Oakland's corps of receivers and the hot passing hand of Derek Carr appear to be a mismatch for struggling Lions

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<![CDATA[Gabbert Leads 49ers Into House of Pain]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:18:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/blainevshawkz.jpg
Gabbert never has faced the Seahawks in his NFL career

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium to Host South American Soccer Tournament]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:11:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sports-Chile-Argentina-Copa-America-4-July-2015.jpg
Levi's Stadium will host the South American soccer tournament Copa America Centenario in 2016.

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<![CDATA[So Far, Torrey Smith Hasn't Made Big Impact on 49ers]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:09:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/smytheteee.jpg
San Francisco's big free-agent acquisition has often been a non-factor in team's offense this season

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<![CDATA[Raiders Are Riding Carr Into a New Era]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:07:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kahrhr.jpg
Carr appears to be the best among crop of young quarterbacks drafted over the past two years

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<![CDATA[NFL's Doug Flutie Loses Both Parents on Same Day]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:02:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 10:04:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Raiders' Smith Suspended for 1 Year]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:00:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/aldonsmith4.jpg
The NFL is suspending the Oakland Raiders linebacker for one calendar year, the league announced Tuesday.

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