<![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 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:18:35 -0700 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:18:35 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Foul On LeBron Costs McRoberts $20,000]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:02:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KingLebron.jpg
The NBA wasted little time coming down on Charlotte Bobcats player Josh McRoberts after his forearm shot to the throat of LeBron James of the Miami Heat.

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<![CDATA[NU Football Players Voting on Union]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:36:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/football93725.jpg
Football players at Northwestern University will vote "yes" or "no" for unionization on Friday. If the team votes to unionize, it will become the nation's first college athletes'

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<![CDATA[Late-Season Matchups vs. Seahawks a Blessing for 49ers]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:28:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/nbowhealllth.jpg
By late November meeting with Seattle, 49ers linebacking corps would be at full strength

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<![CDATA[Shooting Hoops at Oracle Arena Before Warriors-Clippers Game]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:29:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/bob11.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Bob Redell shoots hoops - and misses a bunch of them - before Thursday night's Warriors-Clippers game at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. It's the first home game of the playoffs.]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders Reportedly Like Michigan Tackle Lewan]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:07:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/Lewanpik.jpg
Most analysts rate Lewan as the No. 3 offensive tackle, behind Robinson and Matthews

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<![CDATA[Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:39:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-AP639473485249.jpg
Veteran announcer Larry Collmus has called the Kentucky Derby for NBC Sports for the past three years, but this year will be the first time that his voice will heard by the thousands at the track.

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<![CDATA[Golden Oldies Bring Senior Swagger]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:16:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/golden+oldies1.jpg
The Golden Oldies, the Miami Heat's senior hip hop ensemble, are just as passionate about their booty shaking as they are about their playoff basketball. The senior citizen dance group has been performing...

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<![CDATA[Lloyd Eager to Show 49ers He's an Impact Player]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:30:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/nubrandonn.jpg
With Patton and an expected rookie on the roster, it's possible Lloyd will get few chances to produce

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<![CDATA[Raiders' New "Old" Guys Hope to Spark Winning Attitude]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:13:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/nuvetts.jpg
Players such as Tuck, Woodley and Jones-Drew say Oakland can be a much better team in 2014

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<![CDATA[10 Years Later, Pat Tillman Death Still Inspires Students]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:40:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-22-2014-pat-tillman.jpg
Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Pat Tillman, the NFL star from San Jose who passed up a lucrative football contract to serve his country in Afghanistan.

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<![CDATA[Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Follow Raiderettes in Wage Suit]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:45:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BuffaloBillcheerA.jpg
Three months after the first Oakland Raiderette sued the Raiders football team, five former "Buffalo Jills" are suing the Bills saying they weren't paid for their time at games or mandatory public...

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<![CDATA[Marathon Winner's Family Celebrates]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:52:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marathon+winner+204.JPG
Meb Keflezighi’s parents and sister huddled around a small computer screen inside their Chula Vista home. They watched Meb take a big lead in one of the world’s premiere running events, the Boston...

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<![CDATA[James' Talents Have Been Wasted With 49ers]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:31:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/Elemjamess.jpg
Team's backfield is crowded now with Marcus Lattimore added into mix with Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter and James

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<![CDATA[For Short Term, Raiders Improved in Free Agency]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:11:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jayhhjohnez.jpg
Big question marks hover over the roster, but McKenzie's moves in free agency have gotten some good reviews

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<![CDATA[Reports: Raiders, Pryor Will Soon Part]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:35:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/pryorlastdays.jpg
With Schaub, McGloin and a rookie to be drafted in May, Raiders no longer have plans for Pryor

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<![CDATA[Field Installed at 49ers' Levi's Stadium]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:28:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/LeviField1.jpg
Crews have installed the grass field at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

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<![CDATA[Warriors 2014 Playoffs Highlights]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:43:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/190*120/485679131_8.jpg
Photo highlights of the Golden State Warriors in the 2014 NBA Playoffs.

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<![CDATA[New Turf Installed at Levi's Stadium]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:50:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-21-2014-turf.jpg
The 49ers are showing off the new playing surface at the team's new home, Levi's Stadium. Bob Redell reports.]]>
<![CDATA[90 mph Fastball Hits Player in Face]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:27:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/041914+DeShields+Twitter.jpg
A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90 miles per hour. DeLino DeShields, Jr. said he didn't feel any pain when the ball slammed...

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<![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]]>