<![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, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:12 -0700 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:12 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ward Hopes to Learn From Rough Night]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:48:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/wardbrned.jpg
Niners quarterback takes blame for losing Sunday night game vs. Bears

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Patriots Will Run Right at Raiders]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:11:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/cantstprunn.jpg
Patriots's straightforward rushing attack may be worst thing for Oakland's defense

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:51:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/adrian-peterson-indicted_1200x675_328790083813.jpg
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail early Saturday on a charge alleging that he spanked one of his sons with a wooden

Copyright Associated Press / NBC Bay Area

]]>
<![CDATA[31 Arrests at 49ers' Home Opener]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:32:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/levis_stadium_tailgaters_pregame.jpg
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a lengthy statement Monday on the child abuse charges he is facing, saying he wants "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[In Two Games, Kaepernick Has Peaked and Plummeted]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:18:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/164*120/kappybehrsss.jpg
Niners quarterback takes blame for losing Sunday night game vs. Bears

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA["Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:10:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_adrian_peterson1.jpg
The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case. Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC Bay Area



Photo Credit: EFE]]>
<![CDATA[Shark Splits Surfer’s Board in Two]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/surf-th.jpg
Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC Bay Area

]]>
<![CDATA[Allen Now 8-26 as Raiders Head Coach]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:42:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/ddeeeallynnn.jpg
Realistically, Raiders will start this season 0-3

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:13:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455429326.jpg
A Brooklyn mother woke to find her three-and-a-half year old son covered in what is believed to be rat bites, is on a mission to relocate. Living near a rat-infested subway, the mother believes her son was...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tailgating Tradition Continues at Levi's Stadium]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/levis_stadium_tailgaters_pregame.jpg
Just like at Candlestick Park, 49ers fans treated tailgating very seriously at Levi's Stadium. NBC Bay Area’s Terry McSweeney reports from Levi’s Stadium with reaction from tailgaters.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed Reaction to Traffic in 49ers Levi's Stadium Opener]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:32:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/levis_stadium_parking_smooth.jpg
Crews are working on the finishing touches at Levi's Stadium in preparation for the first sporting event at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Niners' Big Night Turns Ugly]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:16:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/chiwins.jpg
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw an interception that led to the Chicago Bears’ go-ahead points in the fourth quarter.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders No Match for Texans in Home Opener]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:16:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/fosteroakkk.jpg
Here are some photos of the Levi's Stadium San Francisco 49ers regular season opener and pregame festivities.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday Night Football Bus Parked Outside Levi's Stadium]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:08:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/snf_bus_outside.jpg
A helpful primer into everything you should know before visiting Levi's Stadium for the first time.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco 49ers Host Bears at Levi's Stadium]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:04:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/levis3.jpg
Here are some photos of the Levi's Stadium San Francisco 49ers regular season opener and pregame festivities.

Photo Credit: LatinContent/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[49ers Cheerleaders Big Part of Levi's Stadium Fan Experience]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:58:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/49ers_cheerleaders_peggy.jpg
As the 49ers prepare for the Levi's Stadium home opener, the fan experience includes the cheerleaders. NBC Bay Area’s Peggy Bunker reports from Levi’s Stadium and talks to some of the 49ers Gold Rush.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Raj Mathai Interviews 49ers President Paraag Marathe]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:54:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/49ers_interview_raj_mathai.jpg
NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai chats with 49ers president Paraag Marathe, who talks about whether Roger Goodell is coming to the game, the Ray McDonald case, and the regular-season debut of Levi's Stadium.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Expected to be Haven for iPads, Smartphones]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:59:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/levis_stadium_app.JPG
At Candlestick Park, high tech meant escalators, but at Levi’s Stadium, it's a nerd’s paradise--and in a good way. Levi’s Stadium is expected to be a haven for iPads and

Photo Credit: Scott Budman]]>
<![CDATA[Tour of Levi's Stadium 49ers Team Store]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:10:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008222420_1200x675_328778307813.jpg
One thing you can definitely do at Levi's stadium is shop. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri reports from the team store and explains some goodies you can find there. He also gives your game-day forecast.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Giants vs. Dodgers on NBC]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:30:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/167090621.jpg
It's Giants vs. Dodgers tonight at 7:00 p.m. on NBC Bay Area!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's Visiting Locker Room Meant to "Underwhelm" Opponents]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008219175_1200x675_328613955553.jpg
San Francisco will need to play better run defense this week vs. Matt Forte]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Don't Want Replay of Last Meeting with 49ers]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/briggsandkappp.jpg
San Francisco will need to play better run defense this week vs. Matt Forte

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders Offensive Line Needs Big Game]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:45:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/jayhjayhvraid.jpg
Texans' defensive end can wreck an offense almost single-handed

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 2]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:47:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455466872.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the second week of the 2014 NFL season.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Marlins Slugger Hit in Face by Ball]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP517762681764.jpg
An obvious blotch on former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recently-unveiled portrait is apparently a hurried cover-up job to scrub his ex-wife Maria Shriver out of the picture, the New York Post...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Defense Vulnerable to 49ers' Running Attack]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:43:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/hyyddeedebut.jpg
The 49ers announced on Wednesday that they have suspended radio broadcaster Ted Robinson for the next two games for comments made earlier in the week.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[NFL's vs. Other Pro Leagues' Policies on Domestic Violence]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:26:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MIDW_VO_RAY_RICE_CONTRA_KNSD4RK2_1200x675_326883907819.jpg
The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC Bay Area

]]>
<![CDATA[Murray May Get Chance vs. Texans]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:24:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/LatMurr.jpg
Second-year running back, who's been waiting for opportunity, likely will back up McFadden on Sunday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Jeremy Lin Pranks Visitors to Madame Tussauds in San Francisco]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:42:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jeremylin2.jpg
The writer, producer and actor sank his hands and feet into cement in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC Bay Area



Photo Credit: Screengrab from YouTube of Madame Tussauds]]>