<![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, 19 Apr 2014 06:40:49 -0700 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:40:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Larrazabal.jpg
A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his stinging injuries.

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<![CDATA[Kruk's Son Turned Broadcaster Into "Ballet Groupie"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/194*120/041814-thumbnail-krukow-and-son.jpg
The son of Giants commentator Mike Krukow is following in his father’s athletic footsteps… In ballet shoes.

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:11:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once portrayed the baseball-headed mascot. AJ Mass, who...

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<![CDATA[McNabb Spends Day in AZ Jail ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mcnabb+arrested+mugshot+background.jpg
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by Maricopa County Justice...

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<![CDATA[Lights Go Out Before Sharks-Kings Game 1]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:16:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-sap-center.jpg
The lights went out at SAP Center in San Jose less than 30 minutes before the puck was scheduled to drop for Game 1 of the Sharks first-round playoff game against the Los Angeles Kings.

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<![CDATA[Truckloads of Sod Arrive at Levi's Stadium]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:22:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sod.jpg
Six truckloads of sod were delivered before the sun came up Thursday at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, which will be home turf for the San Francisco 49ers.

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<![CDATA[49ers Tied For NFL Lead – In Players Arrested]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:45:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-aldon-smith.jpg
This is one championship the 49ers don't want: most players arrested.]]>
<![CDATA[Niners' Signing of Lloyd Has No Downside]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:42:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/dalloydwr.jpg
Signing of Lloyd isn't expected to impact 49ers' plans to take a wide receiver in the draft

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<![CDATA[Mock Drafts for Raiders Reveal ... Nothing]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:08:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/ssammiey.jpg
Watkins may make the most sense, but will he still be there at No. 5?

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<![CDATA[Niners Could Draft Another "Redshirt" Player]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:53:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/cboakkk.jpg
Sooners standout would likely sit out 2014 for whichever NFL team decides to select him

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<![CDATA[Jackie Robinson Day: Giants Pay Tribute]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:33:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/JACKIERobinson.jpg
Major League Baseball and the San Francisco Giants honor the day the great Jackie Robinson entered the Major Leagues.

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<![CDATA[Lemonier Gives 49ers Linebacking Insurance]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:21:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/1854463thelemonyay76.jpg
Lemonier and Dan Skuta could combine to fill in for Smith as they did in 2013 season

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<![CDATA[Raiders May Like Savage as a Late QB Pick]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:54:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/165*120/tmmsavgee.jpg
Raiders may be among several quarterback-needy teams now willing to wait after first round to select a passer

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:59:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-9-2013-aldon-smith.jpg
49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was reportedly detained by police at LAX on Sunday, according to an eyewitness.

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<![CDATA[2 Hernandez Associates Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:08:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hernandezq.jpg
Two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted Friday on murder charges, in connection with his alleged fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player last]]>
<![CDATA[Niners Expected to Draft a Center]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:06:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/dakilllgohr.jpg
San Francisco likes to promote competition at all positions

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<![CDATA[Raiders Should Bypass Tackle With No. 5 Pick]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kaymack.jpg
Watkins, Clowney, Mack or Evans would seemingly be a better choice for Oakland with its top selection

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick: Charges are "Completely Wrong"]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/461570031.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick slammed media reports that he is being investigated by Miami police for sexual assault. In a series of three tweets first sent at 7:30

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<![CDATA[Colin Kaepernick Investigated for Miami Hotel Incident]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP8942224809.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by police in Miami in connection to an incident that allegedly began at a luxury hotel.

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<![CDATA[Lattimore May Provide Instant Impact for 49ers]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:28:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/dalattie.jpg
Former Cowboys exec Gil Brandt believes Lattimore may be better than Rookie of the Year Eddie Lacy

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<![CDATA[Raiders Still Have Money to Spend]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:01:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/reginaldd.jpg
Raiders could still bring in two to three veteran free agents following the May draft

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<![CDATA[Nike Launches Jerry Rice Tribute Shoe]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:33:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jerry-rice-nike-shoe-940x627q80.jpeg
Wearing them won't make you as fleet of foot as "Flash 80," but for diehard San Francisco 49ers fans Nike's new Jerry Rice tribute shoe is likely to be a hot commodity.

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<![CDATA[Gilroy Boy Finishes 21st in March Madness Bracket Contest]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:30:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/photo173.JPG
A Gilroy first grader almost won $100,000 in a March Madness bracket contest. Kaiden Gonzales correctly predicted UConn, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Florida would all reach the Final Four.

Photo Credit: Lisa Fernandez]]>
<![CDATA[Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:41:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/batkid6.jpg
Batkid threw the first pitch at the Giants Home Opener on Tuesday, and his appearance drew both praise and criticism.

<![CDATA[UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ncaa_h3.jpg
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

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<![CDATA[Niners Are Banking on Tank in 2014]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:15:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/thetankkk.jpg
Carradine says watching Justin Smith and Ray McDonald was a great learning experience in 2013

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<![CDATA[Jones Should Have Big Impact on Raiders' Passing Game]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:16:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jayhjayh.jpg
It's likely, too, that the Raiders will add another strong receiver in the draft

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<![CDATA[UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:59:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP576312210999.jpg
Connecticut now stands alone in women's college basketball. The Huskies, led by sophomore Breanna Stewart, routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning...

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<![CDATA[Fans Feel "Giants Fever" on Home Opener Day]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-08-2014-batkid-front.jpg
Despite the sunny skies and perfect temperatures on Tuesday, many in San Francisco were suffering from an annual springtime ailment: Giants Fever.]]>
<![CDATA[Niners May Be Fine at Inside Linebacker, Even Without Bowman]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:37:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/willhoytee.jpg
Using a draft pick on an inside linebacker may not be necessary with existing roster options and free agency

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<![CDATA[Bowling at AT&T Park's Gotham Club ]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:47:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Giants_Bowling_Alley1.jpg
There is now an exclusive two-lane bowling alley inside "The Gotham Club" for season ticket holders or members of a premimum club.]]>
<![CDATA[For Raiders, More of Moore Will be a Good Thing]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:36:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/sio2ndyear.jpg
Player from Connecticut backed up his words after being drafted in the third round by Reggie McKenzie

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<![CDATA[New Ballpark Attractions at AT&T Park]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:36:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/bd50bc0ae9b649ab8a22856af789b33a.jpg
Photos of new ballpark amenities at AT&T Park for the 2014 season.]]>
<![CDATA[UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:35:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP399579783850.jpg
The NCAA tournament is arguably the best stretch of weeks on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets. Mixed in with all the action are...

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<![CDATA[SF Giants Fans Ready for Season Home Opener]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:08:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0407-SFGiantsOpener.jpg
The San Francisco Giants take on the Arizona Diamondback Tuesday afternoon for their home opener at AT&T Park and fans are more than ready.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Parakeet Cheers on UConn ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:41:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/UConnParakeetRazz1200.jpg
Talk about a UConn fan! Households across Connecticut are cheering on UConn, but at the DelGrego home in Cheshire, that includes Razz, the parakeet.]]>
<![CDATA[It's Hard to Know What Manziel's Visit Means]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:02:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jhoneefftt.jpg
With Schaub now the quarterback, would Raiders take Manziel with the fifth overall pick?

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