<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:13:24 -0700 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:13:24 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Giants Fans Take in World Series from McCovey Cove]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:59:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008719693_1200x675_347677251518.jpg
So if you can’t get in the ballpark, how about getting around the ballpark--and in the coveted splash zone? McCovey Cove was the spot to watch the game Friday night for some bay loving

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<![CDATA[Mechanic Throws Out First Pitch at World Series Game 3]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:20:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/world_series_burke_first_pitch.jpg
Despite the bitter ending for the San Francisco Giants in World Series Game 3, there was a celebration for a very special mechanic.

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<![CDATA[Giants Edged by KC 3-2 in World Series Gm. 3, Down 2-1]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457810112.jpg
The San Francisco Giants were edged by the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 3 of the World Series and are now down 2-1 in the best of seven.

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<![CDATA[Larry Baer: "Dream Sequence For Many of Us"]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:32:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/larry+baer+interview+-+10334211.jpg
Baer talked to NBC Bay Area right before the Giants took on the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park in San Francisco in Game 3 of the World Series Friday. The two teams are tied 1-1.

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<![CDATA[Twittersphere: Game 3 of the World Series]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:20:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457803868.jpg
Game 3 of the World Series is here! And we're tracking reaction to the San Francisco Giants' performance from around the Twittersphere.

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<![CDATA[McCovey Cove Renaming A Hoax, Giants Say]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:48:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mccovey-cove.jpg
The San Francisco Giants are refuting a company's claim that the naming rights to the part of China Basin just beyond AT&T Park's right field wall, popularly known as McCovey Cove, have been sold and officially...

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<![CDATA[Niners' Hyde Still Seeking Breakout Game]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:08:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/hydebyewkkk.jpg
Niners still believe former Ohio State standout will thrive

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<![CDATA[Raiders Hope Victory No. 1 is in Ohio]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:08:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/mcfvsbrownz.jpg
Browns stumbled last week against winless Jaguars, but will that mean anything this week?

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<![CDATA[Animals at Six Flags Root on the San Francisco Giants]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:02:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Uquq_Siku_Yes6.jpg
Animals at the Six Flags theme park root for their favorite team in the World Series—the San Francisco Giants!]]>
<![CDATA[Walruses, Tiger, Dolphin Root on San Francisco Giants]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:47:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/Siku_Uquq_sign3.jpg
The animals at Six Flags are rooting on the Giants as the team heads into Game 3 of the World Series vs. the Kansas City Royals.]]>
<![CDATA[Gala Welcomes World Series to San Francisco]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:31:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1023-2014-OrangeCarpet.jpg
The Giants hosted a pregame gala Thursday in preparation for World Series games held at AT&T Park this weekend. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[A's, SJ Renew Agreement to Continue Working for Ballpark]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/72542977.jpg
San Jose will keep trying to land the Oakland Athletics and build a Major League Baseball park in Silicon Valley -- even if it takes another seven years.

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<![CDATA[What's To Like About KC: Water Fountains and BBQ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:36:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bobbbq.jpg
As Bob Redell wakes up early and stays up late to provide the latest news on the World Series Kansas City, the intrepid NBC Bay Area reporter needs to nourish himself, both culturally and physically, in between...

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<![CDATA[Giants Return Home, Ready for World Series Weekend]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:35:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008703975_1200x675_347149379841.jpg
The San Francisco Giants returned to the Bay Area on Thursday with a 1-1 split of the first two World Series games in Kansas City. The series continues Friday at AT&T Park. Mark Matthews reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Niners' Second-Half Schedule Appears Softer]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:13:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/harrrbyeee.jpg
At 4-3, 49ers have won three of last four games but were pounded by Broncos Sunday night

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<![CDATA[Raiders Need More Production From Rivera]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:36:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/myrivera.jpg
Production from tight end position has been way down since Brandon Myers left

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<![CDATA[Twittersphere: Game 2 of the World Series]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:17:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457686258_8.jpg
Game 2 of the World Series is here! And we're tracking reaction to the San Francisco Giants' performance from around the Twittersphere.

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<![CDATA[Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:07:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Juan+Marichal+and+Dan+by+Jim+Hart.jpg
The war of words - and book titles - is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart from each other, each vying for their hometown baseball team to win the World Series Crown.

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<![CDATA[Despite Loss in Denver, 49ers May be Primed for Strong Second Half]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:40:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/Aldonrhetrnsune.jpg
Defense, ripped apart by Broncos, is hardly what it will be in a few weeks

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<![CDATA[Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FARMERS+FIELD+-+INTERIOR+-+VIEW+OF+SEATING+BOWL.jpg
A survey sent to thousands of Los Angeles residents asks several questions designed to gauge interest in an NFL team and what kind of features recipients would like to see in a stadium if a team moves to...

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Bathed in Orange for World Series]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:19:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/October_CityHall.JPG
The city of San Francisco is bathed in orange, and it's not because Halloween is right around the corner.]]>
<![CDATA[Twittersphere: Game 1 of the World Series]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:47:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457619978.jpg
Game 1 of the World Series is here! And we're tracking reaction to the San Francisco Giants' performance from around the Twittersphere.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:37:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA["Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:59:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lib-th.jpg
You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a series of back-and-forth tweets, the city librarians in San Francisco and Kansas City began...
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<![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 15:49:29 -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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