<![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 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:10:47 -0700 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:10:47 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fantasy Sports Sites FanDuel, Draft Kings Under Fire]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FanDuel.jpg
The multi-billion dollar Fantasy Sports industry is taking a hit.

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<![CDATA[Giants Player Diagnosed With MRSA]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:58:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mrsa+daniel+fells+ny.jpg
The Giants scrubbed down their locker room, meeting areas and training rooms out of an abundance of caution this week after tight end Daniel Fells was diagnosed with MRSA, a potentially deadly...

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<![CDATA[Niners Are Losing Turnover Battle, Too]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:11:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/esseffturnoverzzz.jpg
Dysfunctional offense isn't capable of overcoming too many turnovers]]>
<![CDATA[Despite Mistakes, Raiders' Murray Still Has Del Rio's Confidence]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:11:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*123/EllMooraye.jpg
Both Murray mistakes came on first downs, leading Del Rio to wonder what might have been

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Sports Companies Dispute Allegations of Unfair Betting]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:29:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FanDuel.jpg
Two companies in the booming, unregulated world of online fantasy sports issued statements Monday after recent allegations that employees may have access to insider data that could allow unfair, highly...

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<![CDATA[Yankees' CC Sabathia Checking Into Alcohol Rehab ]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:52:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sabathia+rehab+center.jpg
Yankees' CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason, the pitcher said Monday in a statement released by the team.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Offensive Line is the Root of Offensive Struggles]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:11:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/booneandkapieqb.jpg
Right side of offensive line, in particular, has been dominated

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<![CDATA[Raiders Need to Tighten Late-Game Defense]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:08:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/beahrzsakq.jpg
Raiders linebackers having a very difficult time putting the clamps on opposing tight ends

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<![CDATA[Top NFL Photos: Week 4]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:19:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491476626.jpg
See the top photos from week 4 of the NFL.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Offense Goes Flat in Third Straight Defeat]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 07:15:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/paksakkapinsf.jpg
Niners' defense seems to improve a bit, but Kaepernick has lackluster game in third straight loss

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Defense Can't Hold in 22-20 Loss to Bears]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:38:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Heluteedeechi.jpg
Late interception by Woodson produces a go-ahead fourth-quarter field goal, but Oakland's defense can't stop Cutler and Co.

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<![CDATA[49ers Artifacts to be Displayed at SFO ]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:37:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/49ers+ex+2.jpg
The San Francisco International Airport is gearing up for Super Bowl 50 with a new exhibit featuring classic 49ers memorabilia.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Hunt For Third Straight Victory vs. Struggling Bears]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:09:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/DeeKarrbearzz.jpg
Bears defense is giving up most points per game in the NFL

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<![CDATA[Slumping 49ers Face Undefeated Packers Sunday ]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:08:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/sfteamoffvariz.jpg
Is there any reason to believe the 49ers' tattered defense and ineffective offense can rebound Sunday?]]>
<![CDATA[Golden State Warriors Photos]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:11:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/1001-2015-Warriors04.jpg
Photo highlights from the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors season.

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Steve Kerr Taking Leave Because of Back Injury]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/186*120/473015512_594_screen.jpg
Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr will take a leave of absence from the team as he continues with rehabilitation and the recovery process of his back, the team announced on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Armstead Beginning to Show Pass-Rushing Skills]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:35:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/arik1stsakk.jpg
Team's No. 1 draft choice has received more playing team each week this season

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<![CDATA[Raiders Actually Favored This Week on the Road]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:32:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/jahydeear.jpg
Del Rio cautions his players, however, that they can't overlook winless Bears

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<![CDATA[Giants Reliever Jeremy Affeldt Will Retire at Season's End]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:35:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/458060404_8.jpg
Jeremy Affeldt has often been the first one to come out to the dugout before games this season, both at home and on the road. He’ll walk out into the dugout, put his knee brace — one of two he needs to wear — in...

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<![CDATA[Kristi Yamaguchi to Be Inducted in CA Hall of Fame]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 19:29:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kristi_Yamaguchi_blurb_1.jpg
Kristi Yamaguchi will be inducted into California Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Oct. 28.

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<![CDATA['Deflategate' Appeal Date Set]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:28:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-486084636.jpg
The "Deflategate" appeal could be heard as early as Super Bowl week, according to an expedited appeal process that was approved this week. The NFL had asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for an...

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<![CDATA[SF Giants Eliminated From Playoff Contention]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 22:19:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-490595428.jpg
Madison Bumgarner gave up three homers, while Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 in a one-hitter as the Dodgers won the NL West Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Red Sox Manager Meets Obama at Hotel Gym]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:49:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/165*120/obama+red+sox+mannager.jpg
Just like any other morning on a Boston Red Sox road trip, interim manager Torey Lovullo woke up and headed for the gym at the team hotel. Only this time, he met a new exercise partner during an unforgettable...

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<![CDATA[Wright's Situation With 49ers is All Wrong]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:46:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/shayright.jpg
Former Chargers cornerback, who was expected to be a starter, has been on inactive list for three straight games]]>
<![CDATA[Aldon Smith Starting to Make a Difference for Raiders]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:00:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/cleveandaldonsmth.jpg
His presence is starting to help Raiders put more pressure on opposing quarterbacks

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara Police Chief Says Levi's Stadium is Safe]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:27:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Levisfanz.jpg
Violence at Levi's Stadium is raising big concerns about fan safety.

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Memoir Due in 2016]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:52:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/no7throws.jpg
Colin Kaepernick's first memoir "Different" is scheduled be published by HarperOne in June 2016.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Defense is Starting to Gain Momentum]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:44:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/chwoodpikvbrownz.jpg
Pass rush helps Oakland defense play better in Cleveland

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<![CDATA[Offseason Hopes for Kaepernick Crumbled vs. Cardinals]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:37:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kappysakkards.jpg
Young 49ers quarterback threw four interceptions and appeared lost at times in lopsided loss

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<![CDATA[Nationals Suspend Papelbon After Scuffle With Harper]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:27:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/20150927+Papelbon+Harper.jpg
The Washington Nationals suspended relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon for four games without pay for his dugout fight with outfielder Bryce Harper during Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Papelbon...

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<![CDATA[Young Playmakers Carry Raiders Past Browns]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 18:07:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/amaribrownzzz.jpg
Cooper has second straight 100-yard receiving day and Carr again throws for more than 300 yards to lift Raiders to 2-1 this season

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<![CDATA[Niners Picked Off and Pounded in the Desert]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 18:01:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Mathieupikkk.jpg
San Francisco has now been outscored 90-25 in its two games since opening the season with a victory

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