<![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 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:55:52 -0700 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:55:52 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:45:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jets-Fans-Patriots.jpg
The Jets fans behind campaigns to get a former general manager fired and to bring back one of the team’s iconic cheer leaders have a new target: The New England Patriots.

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<![CDATA[Niners Training Camp Will Test Speedy Receivers]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:34:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*124/jayhsimpp.jpg
Speedy receivers could add more deep threats to corps of pass catchers

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<![CDATA[Raiders Hope to Get Their Money's Worth From Allen]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:13:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/189*120/nayetalynh.jpg
The Raiders will have plenty of new faces on defense this season, including Nate Allen, a likely starter at safety next to Charles Woodson. But Allen was the only veteran free agent of significance signed,...

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<![CDATA[USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:40:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/196*120/01-08-2015-olympics-los-angeles-coliseum-flag.jpg
With Boston now out of the Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area cooperation.

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<![CDATA[Vernon Davis's Future Again Seems Bright With 49ers]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:08:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/vernondavisphuture.jpg
Over the entire, long NFL off-season, there have been nothing but positive reports about 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. Following a disappointing 2014 season, Davis has been an active, enthusiastic participant in...

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<![CDATA[Roberts Among the Long Shots Aiming at Raiders Roster]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:20:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/carrstargtts.jpg
Small-school wideout has good size, speed and hands

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<![CDATA[Patriots Owner on Brady Decision]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:50:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461747308.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs...

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<![CDATA[Social Media Reacts to Tom Brady's Suspension]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:49:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_258466475816.jpg
Patriots fans angered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension Tuesday took to social media to defend their quarterback while others hailed the decision.

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<![CDATA[Bethea Should Again Be Smart, Solid Element of 49ers' Defense]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:58:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/numfortywon.jpg
Bethea and Eric Reid lead a solid corps of safeties into training camp

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Jackson Could be Destined for Pro Bowl]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:53:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/mrgabeblock.jpg
Former Mississippi State standout was outstanding as a pass blocker as a rookie and came on as a run blocker over final seven games, according to Pro Football Focus

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<![CDATA[Leah Still Challenges Fellow Charmer Riley Curry to Dance-Off]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:52:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dance-off-2015.jpg
The battle of the cuties is on. Leah Still, the 5-year-old daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still, has challenged fellow Internet sensation Riley Curry to a dance-off.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Half-Court Shot Wins $10K]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:58:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/willie+cole+shot.jpg
A recent high school graduate from Chicago made an epic half-court shot during a youth basketball tournament over the weekend to win a $10,000 prize.

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<![CDATA[Rare Willie Mays Card Stolen From Rob Schneider's Home]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:04:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/schneider-mays+%282%29.jpg
A rare Willie Mays baseball card worth an estimated $175,000 was stolen from actor Rob Schneider's Encino home Friday night, TMZ reported.

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<![CDATA[Tom Brady, NFL in Deflategate Settlement Talks: Source]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:32:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/461977230.jpg
Tom Brady is engaged in settlement talks with the NFL, a source familiar with the talks tells NBC News' Peter Alexander.

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<![CDATA[Giants vs. Brewers on NBC Bay Area]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/455605300_8.jpg
It's Giants vs. Brewers tonight at 7 p.m. on NBC Bay Area!

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<![CDATA[Boston's Olympic Loss Could Spell Win for L.A.]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:21:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-boston-olympics-2024-render.jpg
Now that the U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Games, Los Angeles is emerging as the back-up city. “Los Angeles could bid with a couple of years notice,” said Andrew Zimbalist...

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<![CDATA[Can Colin Kaepernick Be Clutch?]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:17:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kkapeysakyhawkz.jpg
Stats from 2014 indicate that 49ers quarterback was at his worst late in games

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Del Rio Not Shy About Optimism]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:16:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/DelRioBoldpredikt.jpg
Winning AFC West will be difficult against Broncos, Chiefs and Chargers, but Del Rio says he doesn't why Raiders can't do it

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:16:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/topSports-GettyImages-482461454_master.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:07:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/7-26-15-dustin+plunkett.JPG
Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games athlete Dustin Plunkett, sports saved his life.

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<![CDATA[N.J. Teen Wins 1st Gold at Special Olympics]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:04:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/150726-noah-dellas-special-olympics.jpg
Team USA dominated the triathlon that kicked off competition in the Special Olympics World Games. Off the course, families and coaches spoke of the benefits to the athletes of the camaraderie. For the first...

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<![CDATA[Surfer Catches A Wave On Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:56:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Surfer_Catches_A_Wave_On_Fire_1200x675_491314243896.jpg
Jamie O'Brien got the idea to surf while on fire from Instagram.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Surfer Rides Wave on Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Surfer+Of+Fire.jpg
Pro surfer sets himself ablaze and rides a wave

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<![CDATA[Special Olympics Kicks Off]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:38:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481983578.jpg
Seven thousand athletes representing 177 countries will gather to kick off the Special Olympics at the Los Angeles Coliseum Saturday night, marking the largest event hosted by LA since the 1984 Summer Olympic...
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<![CDATA[No Family Speech at Seau Induction]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:04:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Seau-as-Charger-72499459.jpg
Junior Seau's family will not be invited to speak when the linebacker is inducted into the NFL's Professional Football Hall of Fame in August, according to several published reports.

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<![CDATA[Bumgarner Tops MLB List of Best-Selling Jerseys]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:31:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-480312996_594_screen.jpg
Still riding high after one of the greatest World Series pitching performances of all-time, San Francisco Giants ace and Series MVP Madison Bumgarner’s jersey is the most popular for fans around the globe.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Staley Still Packs Punch For Solid Running Attack]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:20:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/joerunblkr.jpg
Staley should remain the anchor of a remade and refocused 49ers offensive line in 2015

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Competition Should Be Fierce at Key Positions]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:22:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/webbyatgarddd.jpg
Newcomers will challenge veterans on both offense and defense

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Ranks No. 2 in NFL Retail Standings]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:57:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/baby-kaep.jpg
When it comes to merchandise sales, Colin Kaepernick ranks second in the NFL, behind only Tom Brady, according to NFLPA’s licensing and marketing department.

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<![CDATA[Curry Wishes 'Happy Birthday' to TX Boy Fighting Cancer]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/202*120/stephmain1.png
Hundreds of birthday cards arrived last weekend for a nine-year-old Texas boy fighting a rare type of cancer. The wishes kept pouring in from friends, family and well-wishers all weekend

Photo Credit: Tanisha Davis via Go Fund Me/Stepen Curry
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