<![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, 22 Jul 2014 22:19:30 -0700 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:19:30 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Giants Broadcaster Mike Krukow Has Muscle Disease]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:23:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Mike_Krukow_7th_Inning_Stretch_Giants_Cubs.jpg
Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow, a former big-league pitcher, has a muscle disease called inclusion-body myositis, he has revealed.

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<![CDATA[Davis Eager to Watch His Raiders]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:53:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/emDavis.jpg
Will all the offseason additions make the Raiders competitive in a strong AFC West?

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<![CDATA[Niners' Williams Eager to Return and Contribute]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:48:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/theIanWms.jpg
Dorsey, Dial will play nose tackle until Williams can get into the mix at the position

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<![CDATA[WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:24:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP13030709140.jpg
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a...

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<![CDATA[49ers' New Levi's Stadium Sees First Arrest]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:47:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP807363826924.jpg
A 51-year old Watsonville man has earned the dubious distinction of being the first person arrested at Levi's Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Janikowski Hopes to Be On Target in 2014]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:48:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/janny2014k.jpg
Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been working with holder and long snapper this off-season.

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<![CDATA[A's Fan Who Threw Telerobotic First Pitch Tosses One in Person]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oakland_first_pitch_nick_legrande.jpg
Sunday's first pitch at Oakland's O.co Coliseum brought a heartwarming story full circle.]]>
<![CDATA[A Healthy Ward Ready to Compete for High-Impact Position]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:07:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wardcleared.jpg
Ward missed crucial work in spring because of foot injury

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<![CDATA[Aldon Smith Sentenced to Jail Time, Probation]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:41:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/071814-aldon-smith-court.jpg
A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose on Friday sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced...

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<![CDATA[Hayden Needs to Show Progress in Training Camp]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:14:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/deeejah.jpg
Raiders hope Hayden can earn one of starting cornerback positions in 2014

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Ribbon Cutting]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:34:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP807363826924.jpg
Barely four years after Santa Clara voters voiced their approval of a measure paving the way for bringing the San Francisco 49ers to the South Bay, the welcome mat is almost out for fans itching to get...

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Options if Boone Holdout Continues]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:31:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/Boonehldoutt.jpg
Boone grades among best guards in NFL, but his salary ranks lower than 40 other of the league's guards

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<![CDATA[Freak Accident Leaves High School Athlete Brain Dead]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:45:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NNAMDI+OKONGWU.PNG
A Chino Hills High School basketball star is on life support after a freak accident that left him brain dead Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[McEnroe's Son Arrested for Drugs]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:11:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kevin+mcenroe.jpg
Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of tennis champion John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested in New York City after he was caught with dozens of oxycodone and morphine pills, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[49ers Cut Ribbon at Levi’s Stadium]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:44:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-17-2014-levis-ribbon-cutting.jpg
Barely four years after Santa Clara voters voiced their approval of a measure paving the way for bringing the San Francisco 49ers to the South Bay, the welcome mat is almost out for fans itching to get...

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<![CDATA[Niners Have Eyes on Intriguing Linebacker]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:47:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/lipfordnc.jpg
Free agent, not selected in NFL supplemental draft, missed full season in college because of injuries

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<![CDATA[Derek Jeter's All-Star Goodbye]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:12:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jeter-ASG-Goodbye-0715.jpg
The Yankee great's victory lap marks a big win for him – and baseball.

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<![CDATA[A's Owner: No Montreal, But Coliseum Lease Must Be Extended]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:56:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/72542991.jpg
The A's aren't going to Montreal or San Antonio anytime soon, but A's owner Lew Wolff made an ominous statement about the new lease extension at the Coliseum being signed: "If it isn't, it's my last."

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Derek Jeter Ad Creates A Buzz]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DerekJeter21.jpg
Fans, celebrities, and rivals alike, are tipping their hats to New York Yankee Derek Jeter.

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<![CDATA[Gore Should Still Rank Among NFL's Most Complete Backs]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:41:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/frgohrrr.jpg
Gore doesn't crack recent ranking of most versatile and complete running backs in the NFL

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<![CDATA[Woodson Believes Schaub Can Rebound]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:18:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/schaubrebound.jpg
Woodson says "we're counting on" Schaub to regain form with Raiders after a miserable season with Texans in 2013

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<![CDATA[Former Oakland A's Player Was LGBT Pioneer in MLB]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:48:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/GLENNBURKE_640x480.jpg
It's been 30 years since former A's outfielder Glenn Burke, an Oakland native and Berkeley High product, left Major League Baseball in part over pressures about his sexuality before coming out publicly as]]>
<![CDATA[David Quessenberry, SJSU Alum, Wages Fight Against Lymphoma]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:38:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/David_Quessenberry.jpg
San Jose State University alum and football player David Quessenberry was living the dream when he was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the NFL draft. But the 23-year-old's career was put...

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<![CDATA[AT&T Park Reclaims Title of Most Vegetarian-Friendly]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:00:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/-062314-SM087.JPG
The home of the San Francisco Giants is once again the most-friendly ballpark for vegetarians, according to People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy "Ice Girl" Uniforms]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:36:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ice+girls.jpg
The San Jose Sharks are taking a hit on social media over their decision to recruit midrift-baring "ice girls" to sweep away the ice, which some fans say is exploitative of women's bodies.

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<![CDATA[Little Ellington Has Big-Impact Potential]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:24:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/bruceEll.jpg
Ellington is only 5-foot-9, but he's proven he can produce against bigger defenders in college career

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<![CDATA[49ers to Offer Fans Custom Directions to Levi's Stadium]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:23:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/01-06-2014-levi%27s-stadium-sign.jpg
Among the benefits of attending 49ers' games at Levi's Stadium: custom driving directions to your parking spot, provided by the team.

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<![CDATA[LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:56:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Streaker-LeBron.jpg
Basketball star LeBron James posted an Instagram video of a streaker who ran onto the field during the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.]]>
<![CDATA[Joe Montana, 49ers Say Goodbye to Candlestick Park]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:45:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/legends-candelstick-18.jpg
The final football game ever in San Francisco's Candlestick Park was played Saturday by a team of 49ers greats, led by four-time Super Bowl winner Joe Montana.

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