<![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, 19 Dec 2014 07:24:45 -0800 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:24:45 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Niners' Once-Deep Running Back Corps Depleted]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:52:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/190*120/aylsmythe.jpg
Smith, Tanner are experienced NFL backups

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<![CDATA[Raiders Game Sunday Features Two of NFL's Best Rookies]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:55:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/162*120/macktaktak.jpg
Both players should be playmakers for years to come

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<![CDATA[U.S. to Bid for 2024 Olympics]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:15:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-aros-olimpicos-juegos-olimpicos-olympic-rings-getty-images-470969827.jpg
The U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after a 28-year absence. The USOC board heard presentations from four candidate cities...

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<![CDATA[Niners Fans May be Seeing the Last of Frank Gore]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:52:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/196*120/goreovermaybe.jpg
At 31, Gore may not be in team's plans for next season

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<![CDATA[Sparano Knows His Time is Almost Over]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:33:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/sparanotime.jpg
Certainly, Raiders owner Mark Davis will bring in someone new, though players such as Latavius Murray enthusiastically back their coach

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<![CDATA[Borland Hopes to be Ready for Chargers]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:45:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/krbohrlynd.jpg
Backup linebacker Nick Moody wasn't nearly as effective

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<![CDATA[Murray Looking More and More Like a No. 1 Running Back]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:44:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/188*120/latmuhrvskc.jpg
He has two games remaining to cement his status as team's best hope going into 2015 season

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Surpasses Jordan]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 02:53:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/Kobe-Bryant-passes-Jordan-points_12-14-14.jpg
On Sunday evening in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kobe Bryant further cemented his place in basketball lore by becoming the third greatest scorer in NBA history. Bryant passed Michael Jordan's total of 32,292 points...

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<![CDATA[Niners' Playoff Hopes Officially Squashed in Seattle]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:48:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/LychnMinSeavSF.jpg
San Francisco won't go to the playoffs for the first time in Jim Harbaugh's four seasons as head coach

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 15]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:22:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/460466000.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the fifteenth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Doomed by Bad Third Quarter vs. Chiefs]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:25:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/kniletdvoakkk.jpg
Report by ESPN writer says owner Mark Davis will make big changes in front office

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<![CDATA[Eagles' McCoy on Playing Sunday Night]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:12:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP383450712423.jpg
Philadelphia Eagles' star running back, LeSean McCoy, ran for 159 yards and a touchdown in a convincing win against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving. McCoy looks to continue that trend against the Cowboys...

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<![CDATA[Burden is on 49ers Offense in Seattle Sunday]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:56:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/Gohrvhawkzzz.jpg
Niners offense has been inconsistent and ineffective, but especially so against the Seahawks in Seattle

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<![CDATA[First Priority for Raiders: Third-Down Efficiency vs. Chiefs]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:50:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/Oakthirddowyns.jpg
Carr and offense converted key third-down plays to keep drives moving, while Raiders defense stopped K.C. in similar situations

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<![CDATA[Picture Looks Bleak for 49ers in Seattle]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:39:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/161*120/harveeseateam.jpg
Kaepernick must solve Seahawks defense, something he's yet to do

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<![CDATA[Up-and-Down Raiders Face Stumbling Chiefs]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:50:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/carrveekayceiy.jpg
Play of Latavius Murray and Derek Carr has given Raiders a new dimension on offense in recent two victories

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<![CDATA[Warriors Ditch Toilet-Like Design For New Arena]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:37:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/east-arena.jpg
Taking jokes about arena design in stride, Warriors "flush" toilet bowl-like look for new San Francisco arena.

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<![CDATA[Brooks May be in Final Season With 49ers]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:25:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/ahhbroyks.jpg
Brooks' playing time has decreased this season, and he didn't play at all vs. Raiders

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<![CDATA[Montana Struggling to Get Development Near Stadium]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:17:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/05-05-2014-joe-montana.jpg
Quarterback-turned-developer has his $400 million mixed-use project next to Levi's Stadium delayed again.

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Rivera Catching On With Carr]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:24:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/riveratdninyrs.jpg
Tight end has strung together a series of good games, with the highlight being his big day in win over the 49ers

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<![CDATA[NFLer Hill Probed for Sex Assault]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:51:38 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sammie-hill-getty.jpg
The Tennessee Titans say they are aware police are investigating a sexual assault allegation involving defensive lineman Sammie Hill.

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<![CDATA[Did Police Go Too Far During Levi’s Stadium Arrest?]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:24:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oregon-arrest.jpg
Santa Clara police are responding to accusations they went too far in dealing with a fan at Levi’s Stadium during the Pac-12 football championship game.

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<![CDATA[Niners' Hopes Could Soon Be Over]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:54:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/kaeppieloses.jpg
Injuries, Harbaugh rumors and Kaepernick's regression have been a toxic mixture for Niners

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<![CDATA[Sparano Keeping Raiders Positive During a Negative Season]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:12:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/spabeatsnyners.jpg
After starting 0-10, Raiders have won two of past three games

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<![CDATA[Raiders Shock 49ers to Win Battle of the Bay]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:27:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/PennTDvsniners.jpg
Now at 7-6 with three games remaining, Niners appear to be out of the playoff picture. Raiders improve to 2-11.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 14]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 21:08:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/460128832.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the fourteenth week of the 2014 NFL season.]]>
<![CDATA[Patriots' Vince Wilfork on Team Spirit]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 11:32:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP136950174591.jpg
As one of longest tenured New England Patriots player on the roster, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork continues to be a leader and speaks to how the collective mindset of the team helps them persevere throughout...

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Wants Trial Evidence Out]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:17:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/b5be81e2cbc24dfe9245749f34341294.jpg
Lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez want evidence from the 2012 double homicide case against him to be excluded at his January trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd.]]>
<![CDATA[Niners Hope to Regain Momentum vs. Raiders]]> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14:33:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/kaepernick_carr.jpg
Jim Harbaugh's team has been very good over the final month of the season since he became head coach in 2011

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