<![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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:48 -0700 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:48 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Raiders' Safety Net at Safety is Ross]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:01:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/brrossssoak.jpg
Ross is back in silver and black after being waived after training camp

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<![CDATA[Niners Usually Suffer in Miler's Absence]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:10:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/broosmylllar.jpg
When 49ers have faltered, offense usually re-focuses on running attack to get back on track

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<![CDATA[Giants vs. Royals in World Series "Dynasty vs. Destiny"]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:38:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-royals-AP75242332121.jpg
The San Francisco Giants play the Kansas City Royals Tuesday in the first game of the World Series.

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick's Birth Mom Watched Denver Debacle]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:12:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/beats1.jpg
Shortly after she gave birth to a son on Nov. 3, 1987, Heidi Russo gave that boy up for adoption. That boy is Colin Kaepernick.

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<![CDATA[2015 Amgen Tour of California Host Cities Announced]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:12:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AMGEN_RACE_HEAT_web_1200x675_258122819579.jpg
The Amgen Tour of California begins May 10, 2015, in Sacramento. Stage 2 will take racers to Nevada City in the Sierra Foothills, then Lodi, before heading to San Jose.]]>
<![CDATA[Martin Back to 49ers Just in Time]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:57:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kyllgohrr.jpg
Former USC standout offensive lineman or undrafted rookie Farrell will start against Rams Nov. 2 at center

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<![CDATA[LA Kings' Slava Voynov Suspended by NHL]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/10-20-2014-kings-voynov.jpg
The National Hockey League took swift action Monday in response to the arrest of the Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov, suspending the 24-year-old defenseman indefinitely pending a domestic...

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<![CDATA[Now Comes the Hard Part for Winless Raiders]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:13:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/oakochsprno.jpg
Cleveland and St. Louis appear to be only vulnerable teams over final 10 games of schedule

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<![CDATA[Niners Buried by Broncos' Scoring Avalanche]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:57:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ManningRecTD.jpg
Niners offense stalls early, allowing Manning and Co. to get into high-scoring rhythm

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<![CDATA[Aldon Smith Could Have Suspension Reduced: Report]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:02:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_aldon_smith.jpg
A report out Sunday night said San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith could have his nine-game suspension reduced.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Have Hope, But No Victories]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:34:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/StepfanTayy.jpg
Raiders defense can't make a stop on Cardinals' final possession with game still up for grabs

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 7]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:38:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/457509990.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Kansas City Royals Fans: "We Just Want Them to Win"]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:19:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/royalsfans.JPG
Ron and Kimberly Johnson, who live in Lafayette but are supporting the Kansas City Royals, decided to dress up in Royals gear and pose for TV crews and passers-by in front of AT&T Park in San...]]>
<![CDATA[Giants World Series Tickets Start at Around $550 on StubHub]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:11:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457329374_8.jpg
San Francisco Giants fans wanting to attend World Series games at AT&T Park will have to pay a pretty penny to see the game -- even just to stand and watch.

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<![CDATA[SJ Earthquakes Fans Say Goodbye to Buck Shaw Stadium]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:04:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj_earthquakes_final_game.jpg
Over 10,000 San Jose Earthquakes fans packed Buck Shaw Stadium to capacity for the professional soccer team’s final home game on the Santa Clara University campus.

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<![CDATA[Don't Forget: Giants' Ishikawa Nearly Retired]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457343240_8.jpg
Prior to his home run heroics to send the San Francisco Giants to the World Series, Travis Ishikawa nearly retired from baseball this summer at 31.

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<![CDATA[Ishikawa's Walk Off Special to Internment Camp Survivors]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:09:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457340162_8.jpg
Travis Ishikawa will live on forever in San Francisco Giants history after his walk-off, three-run home run clinched the National League pennant and sent the team to its third World Series in five seasons

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<![CDATA[Will Clark, Matt Williams Reflect on 1989 Quake]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:54:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/2014-10-17_17-14-32.jpg
Decades later, San Francisco Giants players and coaches still have vivid and indellible memories of the 6.9-magnitude Oct. 17, 1989 quake that rocked the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA["War Machine" Attempts Suicide: PD]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:54:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/War-Machine-vegas-MMA.jpg
Professional mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, who is accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend and one of her male friends, tried to commit suicide in a Las...

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<![CDATA[Raiders May See Holes in Cardinals' Coverage]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:42:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/JhayJonesTD.jpg
At 4-1, Arizona comes in to Oakland with a solid team playing very well, but Raiders could exploit weaknesses against the pass

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<![CDATA[Niners Face Toughest Test vs. Broncos]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:28:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kaeppieramz.jpg
All the cards seem to be in Broncos' favor going into matchup with 49ers in Denver

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<![CDATA[Giants "We Own the Pennant" T-Shirts Flying Off Shelves]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:11:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/pennant2.jpg
The World Series is not only good news for the Giants and their fans, but Bay Area businesses as well.

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Assault Witnesses Urged to Step Forward]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:27:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/722-triple-gore.jpg
Police investigating the Levi’s Stadium restroom beating that left one victim in serious condition are asking for more witnesses to come forward.]]>
<![CDATA[Limping but Effective 49ers Defense Will be Challenged]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:47:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/peyvsnynerz.jpg
Rookie Chris Borland likely to start in place of Willis vs. Broncos

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<![CDATA[Carr Gets Chance to Show He's For Real]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:33:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/sdvskahr.jpg
Rest of this season could be great proving ground in development of possible franchise quarterback

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Happy to Pay $100 to Park]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/150-parking.jpg
Parking the car around AT&T Park on Giants playoff game days can cost $100 or more. And that's OK with Giants fans, who may be a more moneyed crowd than others.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win Game 4, Lead NLCS 3-1]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:20:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457282342_8.jpg
The San Francisco Giants took Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 6-4 win.

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<![CDATA[Kamara James, U.S. Fencing Olympian, Dies in Modesto]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:52:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KamaraJames.jpg
Princeton graduate and native of New York Kamara James, who was sole American to qualify for epee in 2004 Olympic Games, died suddenly in Modesto. She battled mental illness.

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<![CDATA[Giants Take Game 3, Lead NLCS 2-1]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:40:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/walk-off-win-sf-giants.jpg
The San Francisco Giants took Game 3 of the National League Championship Series in dramatic fashion by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in the bottom of the 10th inning.

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<![CDATA[Randle Faces Shoplifting Charge]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:31:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/joseph-randle-mugshot-inset.jpg
Frisco police say they arrested Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle for allegedly shoplifting $123 in underwear and cologne Monday night at Stonebriar Centre Mall. According to police, Randle, 22,...

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Psyched About Game 3 in Playoff Push]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:56:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1013-2014-ATTPark.jpg
This afternoon, more than 40,000 fans will pack AT&T Park to watch the Giants square off against the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLCS. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[Baalke Deserves Credit for 49ers' Depth]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:08:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/dahnttayy.jpg
Victory over Rams includes big contributions from offseason acquisitions Lloyd, Borland and Johnson

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<![CDATA[Commentator Weighs In on Report Linking GoPro to Schumacher Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
Formula 1 racing legend Michael Schumacher has been immobile and unable to speak following a skiing accident last year that's now being blamed on the GoPro camera he had on top of his helmet, according...

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Holmes Emerging as Receiving Threat]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:45:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/aaholmesztd.jpg
Young receiver had his second 100-yard receiving day as a pro in Sunday's loss to Chargers

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<![CDATA[Air Force Captain Proposes to Cheerleader During Game]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:05:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/457130192.jpg
The Arizona Cardinals may have defeated the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Cardinals cheerleader Claire Thorton, 23, was the big winner when her Air Force Captain boyfriend got down on one knee during...

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<![CDATA[Niners Storm Back to Beat Rams]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:58:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/beeloyddskor.jpg
Long TD pass to Brandon Lloyd just before halftime sparks 49ers to third straight victory.

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