<![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, 30 Jul 2014 10:15:15 -0700 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:15:15 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Culliver's Travels Could Take Him to Starting Role]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:30:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/cullydefend.jpg
But it's a long camp, and Cook, Cox and Morris are also in the mix for the job

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<![CDATA[Antonio Smith Adds Character to 2014 Raiders]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:29:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/ninjasmyth.jpg
Smith believes Raiders defense can be formidable this coming season

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Football Standout Accused of Punching Woman in OK]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-mixon.jpg
Police in Oklahoma say that Joe Mixon, a former star football player at Freedom High in Oakley and current top recruit for the Oklahoma Sooners, is cooperating with an investigation into allegations that...

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<![CDATA[49ers Vow to Improve Traffic, Parking Headaches ]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:30:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-levis-stadium-sign.jpg
The 49ers responded Tuesday to gripes surrounding the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara when it opened to the public last week and some of the 30,000 guests complained about heavy traffic, lack of parking...

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<![CDATA[With Boone Out, Looney is Stepping Up]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/thelooney.jpg
Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh says Looney has so far blocked well in training camp with Boone holding out

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<![CDATA[So Far, Raiders' Sheets Showing He Can Play]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:09:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/Sheetstry.jpg
Purdue's all-time leading touchdown scorer has just one NFL carry since being an undrafted free agent in 2009

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<![CDATA[Livermore Hosts Little League World Series]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:45:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007672002_1200x675_313216579971.jpg
Livermore is known for its nuclear lab, wineries, the new high-end mall, and now, baseball. The city is hosting the Little League World Series Intermediate Division. Little leaguers from several countries...]]>
<![CDATA[Giants vs. Pirates on NBC]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:57:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/167090621.jpg
It's Giants vs. Pirates tonight at 7:00 p.m. on NBC Bay Area!

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<![CDATA[Niners' Hampton Suddenly in Running Back Mix]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/hiddenjewel.jpg
Hampton and rookie Carlos Hyde now sharing most of snaps in training camp practices

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<![CDATA[Raiders' McFadden Could be a Wild Card in 2014]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:17:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wwildhog.jpg
Offensive coordinator Greg Olson tells reporter that Raiders are pondering some special plays

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<![CDATA[25,000 People Compete in San Francisco Marathon]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:05:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/marathon_preps_sf2.jpg
Thousands of people from all over the country winded their way through the streets of San Francisco bright and early Sunday to compete in the city's annual marathon.]]>
<![CDATA[Reinsdorf Hospitalized in New York]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:49:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Reinsdorf+Smart.jpg
Chicago Bulls and White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was hospitalized Friday night after an "episode of light-headedness," the Chicago White Sox said in a statement. Reinsdorf's "episode" required...

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<![CDATA[California's "Pamplona-Style" Running of the Bulls Taking Place Despite Backlash]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-15-2014-AZ-bulls.jpg
It’s not Pamplona, but the Great Bull Run in Pleasanton Saturday is about as close to the legendary San Fermin running of the bulls festival California will ever get to see.

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<![CDATA[49ers Raise Food Prices at New Levi's Stadium]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:24:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP291704703111.jpg
Food, drinks and snacks at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara won't come cheap, according to prices released by the San Francisco 49ers.]]>
<![CDATA[Future May Be Now for Harbaugh's 49ers]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:38:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/futurenoww49.jpg
After the first practice of training camp Thursday, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh described the feeling of his team as “relentlessly positive.”

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<![CDATA[Homeless Artist to Run in San Francisco Marathon]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:50:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/IMG_96181.jpg
Ronnie Goodman is 53, a former addict and homeless. He’s also a self-taught artist and runner – two things that have helped him snag a spot in the San Francisco Marathon on July 27, possibly as its first...

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<![CDATA[Specialty Pizza Comes to AT&T Park]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:52:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/generic-pepperoni-pizza.jpg
Giants fans attending this weekend’s huge three-game series against the Dodgers will have a chance to try out a new stadium treat: specialty pizza.]]>
<![CDATA[Door Opens for Chekwa, Carrie With Hayden Out Again]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:23:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/Chekkkwa.jpg
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen recently noted that cornerback D.J. Hayden was “light years” ahead of where he was a year ago. In a matter of weeks, however, Hayden has hit a

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<![CDATA[Justin Smith is Fully Armed for 2014]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:29:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jusssmith49.jpg
Justin Smith is back to full strength for what could be his final season in San Francisco

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<![CDATA[Bonds Supporters Launch Campaign to Build "Barry Bronze" Statue]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:39:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP954965539457.jpg
Barry Bonds fans are pushing for a Barry Bronze, an eight-foot statue in honor of the controversial former slugger.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Hope to Get Returns From Atkinson Signing]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:30:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*125/atkinson3nd.jpg
He grew up in LIvermore as a Raiders fan and is now eager to wear the silver and black

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<![CDATA[Niners Hoping Aldon Smith Can Get Back on Track]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:34:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/alldonnnsmith.jpg
Since 2011, only one player in NFL has more sacks than Smith

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<![CDATA[Giants Broadcaster Mike Krukow Has Muscle Disease]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:23:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Mike_Krukow_7th_Inning_Stretch_Giants_Cubs.jpg
Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow, a former big-league pitcher, has a muscle disease called inclusion-body myositis, he has revealed.

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<![CDATA[Davis Eager to Watch His Raiders]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:53:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/emDavis.jpg
Will all the offseason additions make the Raiders competitive in a strong AFC West?

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<![CDATA[Niners' Williams Eager to Return and Contribute]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:48:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/theIanWms.jpg
Dorsey, Dial will play nose tackle until Williams can get into the mix at the position

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<![CDATA[WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:24:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP13030709140.jpg
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a...

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<![CDATA[49ers' New Levi's Stadium Sees First Arrest]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:47:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP807363826924.jpg
A 51-year old Watsonville man has earned the dubious distinction of being the first person arrested at Levi's Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Janikowski Hopes to Be On Target in 2014]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:48:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/janny2014k.jpg
Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been working with holder and long snapper this off-season.

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<![CDATA[A's Fan Who Threw Telerobotic First Pitch Tosses One in Person]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oakland_first_pitch_nick_legrande.jpg
Sunday's first pitch at Oakland's O.co Coliseum brought a heartwarming story full circle.]]>
<![CDATA[A Healthy Ward Ready to Compete for High-Impact Position]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:07:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wardcleared.jpg
Ward missed crucial work in spring because of foot injury

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<![CDATA[Aldon Smith Sentenced to Jail Time, Probation]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:41:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/071814-aldon-smith-court.jpg
A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose on Friday sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced...

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<![CDATA[Hayden Needs to Show Progress in Training Camp]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:14:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/deeejah.jpg
Raiders hope Hayden can earn one of starting cornerback positions in 2014

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Ribbon Cutting]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:34:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP807363826924.jpg
Barely four years after Santa Clara voters voiced their approval of a measure paving the way for bringing the San Francisco 49ers to the South Bay, the welcome mat is almost out for fans itching to get...

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Options if Boone Holdout Continues]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:31:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/Boonehldoutt.jpg
Boone grades among best guards in NFL, but his salary ranks lower than 40 other of the league's guards

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<![CDATA[Freak Accident Leaves High School Athlete Brain Dead]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:45:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NNAMDI+OKONGWU.PNG
A Chino Hills High School basketball star is on life support after a freak accident that left him brain dead Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[McEnroe's Son Arrested for Drugs]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:11:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kevin+mcenroe.jpg
Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of tennis champion John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested in New York City after he was caught with dozens of oxycodone and morphine pills, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[49ers Cut Ribbon at Levi’s Stadium]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:44:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-17-2014-levis-ribbon-cutting.jpg
Barely four years after Santa Clara voters voiced their approval of a measure paving the way for bringing the San Francisco 49ers to the South Bay, the welcome mat is almost out for fans itching to get...

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