<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 01 May 2016 17:27:19 -0400Sun, 01 May 2016 17:27:19 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tunsil Declines to Address Past]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:11:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/042916+laremy+tunsil+presser.jpg
At a Friday press conference where the Miami Dolphins were expected to introduce Laremy Tunsil, the NFL's 13th draft pick was a no-show. Team officials said he couldn't attend due to an allergic reaction. Tunsil

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<![CDATA[Philly's 'Steph Curry'-Brand Heroin]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:25:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/steph+curry+heroin+cp.jpg
Basketball superstar Steph Curry seems to be everywhere these days. At the White House with President Obama, on the cover of a parenting magazine and now on a brand of heroin.SEPTA police confiscated a set of...

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<![CDATA[US Synchro Swimmers]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/0427-2016-SynchroSwimmers.jpg
Synchronized swimming, or synchro for short, has been called the most difficult sport in the Olympic Games.This year, Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva will be the only swimmers representing the United States...

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<![CDATA[What Makes a Triple Crown-Winning Horse?]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:23:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-480966886.jpg
"The 37-year wait is over! American Pharaoh is finally the one! American Pharaoh has won the Triple Crown!"Those words from famed horse racing announcer Larry Collmus at the Belmont Stakes last year marked the...

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<![CDATA[Best Style Moves from the NFL Draft Red Carpet]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:07:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525682684-elliott.jpg
See all the best shots from the 2016 NFL Draft red carpet in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Kentucky Derby: Test Your Horse Race Knowledge]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:33:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_522153153543.jpg
The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby will be held May 7 at Churchill Downs, featuring spectacular hats, plenty of bourbon and some of the fastest thoroughbreds in the world.

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<![CDATA[US Women's Hoop Team Named]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:16:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2016++Olympic+sue+bird.jpg
The 2016 U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team will have a strong connection to the University of Connecticut.UConn head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma is the head coach of the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Visualizing the Olympics: Medal Counts & More]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:05:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-149332217-edited.jpg
Which countries have the most gold medals? And how much does it cost to host an Olympic Games? Get ready for the Rio Olympics – and the answers to those and many other Olympic-related questions – with this...

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<![CDATA[Road to Rio: Join in Olympic Fever 100 Days Out]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:02:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gymnasts-olympics.jpg
The Rio Olympics are 100 days off, and the buzz is all about who will represent Team USA. While many athletes have earned their spots and a chance to bring home the gold, others will be vying for a place on the...

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<![CDATA[NFL Team Wants Supreme Court to Take Trademark Case]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 04:42:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453831984.jpg
The Washington Redskins want the Supreme Court to take up their trademark battle with the government over whether their name is offensive, which could jeopardize whether the team can make money from the...

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<![CDATA[Feats of Architecture: 11 Summer Olympic Stadiums]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508730980-nrazil.jpg
Cities that host the Olympics spend millions or billions of dollars building stadiums. The Bird's Nest in Beijing is among the most unique, but all of them are impressive. Take a look at venues from the...

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<![CDATA[Decades After Chernobyl, Another Chance for Paralympian ]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:32:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16113695576026-oksana.jpg
Paralympian Oksana Masters recently returned to Ukraine, where she spent her first seven and a half years shuttled among three orphanages. Masters visited with orphaned children that stared at her with an...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Split With Byron Scott]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:05:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Lakers-fire-coach-Byron-Scott.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers had fired head coach Byron Scott after his two seasons in charge of the team led to the two worst seasons in the history of the franchise, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports was first...

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<![CDATA[Mets Continue Power Surge, Beat Braves, 6-3 ]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:22:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Mets-Braves-MLB-AP_16114110259878.jpg
Curtis Granderson homered twice, including a grand slam, to drive in five runs and Matt Harvey got his first win of the season as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Friday...

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