<![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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:02 -0700 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:02 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:58:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/221*120/MCDONALD_leaves_jail.jpg
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Issues Heading into Season Opener]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:32:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/rayraydefend.jpg
Alex Boone returns from holdout, but will he be ready to play this weekend?

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Murray Poised for Breakout Season]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:18:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/165*120/Lattviusss.jpg
Former Central Florida running back is powerful runner who impressed coaches in preseason camp and games

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<![CDATA[49er McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence: SJPD]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:24:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/221*120/MCDONALD_leaves_jail.jpg
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:24:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/aldon-smith-preason-2014.jpg
Three-time Pro Bowl special teamer now seems to be headed toward making 53-man cut Saturday

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<![CDATA[For 49ers, It Appears Osgood is in, Lloyd is Out]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/taklekassm.jpg
Three-time Pro Bowl special teamer now seems to be headed toward making 53-man cut Saturday

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Moore Has Earned a Spot]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:29:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/deemohrrr.jpg
Wideout shows good chemistry with Carr, catches two TD passes

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<![CDATA[Carr Puts On a Show, Raiders Win 41-31]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:31:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/carrandmych.jpg
The Oakland Raiders players deserve extra love and attention from their fans: they play in the NFL's pit of despair.

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<![CDATA[49ers Defeat Texans 40-13 in Preseason Finale]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:16:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/asanteTD.jpg
Just one exhibition game remains to fine-tune offense before regular season begins Sept. 7

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: 49ers vs. Texans]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:20:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/454310608_8.jpg
Photo highlights from the preseason matchup between the 49ers and Texans.

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<![CDATA[USC Player Suspended for Lie]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:21:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
Holding his firstborn child in his arms should be the happiest time of Derek Ellison’s life. But seeing the baby’s mother in his son’s face brings a mix of emotions – a feeling he describes as "a gift and...

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<![CDATA[Parents File Lawsuit, Seek Soccer Rule Changes to Protect Players]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:35:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0827-2014-SOCCER.jpg
Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will be closed over the Labor Day weekend as replacement hinges are installed along the highway to strengthen the overpass in the event of more...

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<![CDATA[Carrie, Thorpe Battling for No. 3 Cornerback Spot]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:57:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Carrie2atkorner.jpg
Both Carrie and Thorpe have impressed defensive coordinator Jason Tarver this summer

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<![CDATA[Winston Relishing Chance With 49ers]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:46:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Winstonrunnn.jpg
Just one exhibition game remains to fine-tune offense before regular season begins Sept. 7

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<![CDATA[Raiders to Donate $50K to Napa Schools, Red Cross After Quake]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/raiders-AP275899804638.jpg
Following Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the heart of the nation's wine country - and sent several of those wine bottles crashing to the ground - city planners have created an interactive, online...

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Evidence to Be Tossed]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:41:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP296842589971.jpg
A Massachusetts judge has allowed some evidence to be suppressed in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, court documents show. The former star Patriots tight end had asked the court to suppress the evidence — an...

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<![CDATA[Wilhoite Appears Ready to Step in For Bowman]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:33:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/emmwilhoite.jpg
Chemistry between Willis and Wilhoite has been very good

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<![CDATA[Carr Eager for Playing Time vs. Seahawks]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:32:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/DeeDKarr.jpg
Carr has outplayed Schaub this preseason but is still No. 2 on depth chart

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<![CDATA[Coach: "Conflicting Stories" Around USC Player's Injuries]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:23:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
USC's football coach addressed questions Tuesday regarding a player who is sidelined indefinitely after suffering ankle sprains he says occurred jumping from a second-floor balcony to rescue his nephew from...

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<![CDATA[Secret Poll: Raiders Are NFL's Least-Desirable Team]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:37:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/raidersk.JPG
After Carson Palmer goes through first practice with Raiders, several reports indicate that he'll be the Raiders' starting QB Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Offense Still Missing in Action]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:38:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/dulloffffns.jpg
It was a strange week for the 49ers, who had to replace the bad turf in their brand new stadium and then woke up to an earthquake early Sunday morning. But the strangest twist may have come in the 49ers’...

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Jones-Drew Looks Renewed]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:25:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/MJDvPack.jpg
Former Jaguars running back appears to have regained fitness, speed with Raiders

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Some Bright Spots in Win Over Chargers]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:38:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GabtoMcDfortd.jpg
The San Francisco 49ers are a billion-dollar team and rightly play in a billion-dollar stadium ($1.6 billion and $1.3 billion, to be exact). The Raiders aren't quite so valuable.

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<![CDATA[Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP973055938873%281%29.jpg
Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday. Ledecky was under world record pace for much...

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<![CDATA[49ers Prepare for Final Dress Rehearsal at Levi's Stadium]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:51:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0821-2014-LevisTurf2.jpg
A helpful primer into everything you should know before visiting Levi's Stadium for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Dan Marino Returning to Dolphins]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:26:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DanMarino14.jpg
Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars took the U.S. title in the Little League World Series with a 7-5 win over Las Vegas' Mountain Ridge Saturday. The team started off strong, matching Nevada's...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Beats Las Vegas in LLWS]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:56:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/245*120/jrw+win+us+title.jpg
A 3-year-old boy in New Jersey was born with only one arm, but that hasn't stopped him from teaching himself to become an excellent golf player. “It’s such a difficult game with two hands, two arms," said...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy With 1 Arm Is Golf Prodigy]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:48:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/one+arm+3+year+old+tommy+morrisey.jpg
A 2-year-old girl was left in a car overnight outside a sports bar in Bristol, Connecticut, while the mother spent the evening in the hospital because she was intoxicated, police]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium to Host First Wedding]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/levis_stadium_wedding_couple.jpg
We've seen soccer, football, and even a concert at Levi's Stadium. Plenty of firsts--but how about a marriage? It's about to happen. Here’s NBC Bay Area's Ian Cull with the first couple.

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<![CDATA[Schaub Again Shaky in Raiders' Loss]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:29:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/Schauberr.jpg
The primary goal of any preseason game is to stay healthy. The Raiders didn’t accomplish that mission in Friday’s 31-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

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<![CDATA[49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:33:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08222014-levi-turf-roll-out.jpg
As the 49ers prepare for their third exhibition game Sunday against the Chargers en route to the regular-season opener Sept. 7 in Dallas, where does that leave Kassim Osgood? Right now, it would seem that Osgood...

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<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area Meteorologist Takes on Ice Bucket Challenge]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:15:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/coco-water.jpg
The California Water Board has said the Ice Bucket Challenge doesn't violate any of its regulations.

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<![CDATA[49ers Among NFL's Most-Valuable Teams]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:30:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/levisgrand.jpg
As the 49ers prepare for their third exhibition game Sunday against the Chargers en route to the regular-season opener Sept. 7 in Dallas, where does that leave Kassim Osgood? Right now, it would seem that Osgood...

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