<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:10:21 -0400 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:10:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:59:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lib-th.jpg
You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a series of back-and-forth tweets, the city librarians in San Francisco and Kansas City began...
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:37:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA[Harvin's Here, But Jets Still Lack Playmakers]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:10:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/percy+harvin+chargers+seahawks.jpg
Percy Harvin is the kind of playmaker the Jets sorely need. But unless he’s planning on playing defense and special teams too, he’ll be hard-pressed to turn around the Jets’ sorry season.

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<![CDATA[Sayreville Marching Band Wins Championship Amid Hazing Scandal]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:47:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAYREVILLE_MARCHING_BAND.JPG
Even with the remainder of Sayreville War Memorial High School's football season canceled amid a hazing scandal, its marching band has been playing on and winning competitions.]]>
<![CDATA[Hero, Nero, Zero in Giants-Cowboys Game]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/457509642.jpg
Welcome to Hero, Nero, Zero for Week 7 as we honor people for their accomplishments, insanity and ineptitude.

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<![CDATA[Football Coaches Suspended as Hazing Details Emerge: Reports]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:39:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sayreville+football.jpg
Seven Sayreville War Memorial High School students have been arrested on sexual assault and other charges in a series of alleged hazing incidents last month, prosecutors say.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 7]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:38:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/457509990.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Carmelo Anthony Helps Teachers ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:34:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005118330_1200x675_344280643678.jpg
Knicks Superstar Carmelo Anthony is known for his brilliant scoring ability. But Thursday in Midtown, he was credited with an amazing assist. It was the Carmelo Anthony Foundation's Tools for...]]>
<![CDATA["War Machine" Attempts Suicide: PD]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/War-Machine-vegas-MMA.jpg
Professional mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, who is accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend and one of her male friends, tried to commit suicide in a Las...

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<![CDATA[Jets Play Best Game of Year ... And Lose Again]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:45:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tom-brady-geno-smith.jpg
At 1-6, it’s all but assured that the Jets won’t make the playoffs. But the game they played against the hated Pats proves that their season isn’t a lost cause. It was undoubtedly their best game of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Van Gundy's Quick Fixes to Speed up the NBA]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:43:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/van-gundy-jeff.jpg
As the NBA tries to speed up action with a test-case, 44-minute game Sunday in Brooklyn between the Nets and Celtics, former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy has a plan to jump-start the end of

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<![CDATA[Fact vs. Fiction, Giants-Cowboys]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:00:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/457124394.jpg
Are the Giants really as bad as they seemed last week? Are the Cowboys really as good? Let’s separate Fact from Fiction in advance of this key NFC East matchup.

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<![CDATA[Giants Should Honor Cruz With Salsa Celebration]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:36:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/455446194.jpg
If Odell Beckham Jr., Rueben Randle or Preston Parker manages to score a touchdown, the possibility exists that they’ll honor Cruz by dancing the salsa.

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<![CDATA[Jets-Pats Preview: Brady Probable, As Is New England Win]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:12:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pat-Jets-Preview-Geno-Tom.jpg
If the Jets are to secure a playoff spot by winning eight or nine of their remaining 10 games, the fact that Tom Brady’s name appears on the Patriots weekly injury report certainly gets things off to a promising...

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<![CDATA[Randle Faces Shoplifting Charge]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/joseph-randle-mugshot-inset.jpg
Frisco police say they arrested Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle for allegedly shoplifting $123 in underwear and cologne Monday night at Stonebriar Centre Mall. According to police, Randle, 22,...

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<![CDATA[Shaq: Knicks Need Two Superstars for Triangle Success]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:37:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/AP390534388460.jpg
No stranger to Phil Jackson's triangle offense that the Knicks are now running for rookie coach Derek Fisher, NBA icon Shaquille O'Neal thinks for Carmelo Anthony and Co. to have success, there will need to...

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:12:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the

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<![CDATA[Air Force Captain Proposes to Cheerleader During Game]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:05:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/457130192.jpg
The Arizona Cardinals may have defeated the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Cardinals cheerleader Claire Thorton, 23, was the big winner when her Air Force Captain boyfriend got down on one knee during...

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<![CDATA[Giants Lay Egg Against Eagles]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:08:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP583404611673.jpg
As with any Giants-Eagles game, there were plenty of highlights and lowlights (including some Eagles fans, naturally), so let’s unveil our recipients for Hero, Nero, Zero, as we recognize the...

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<![CDATA[Recap: Jets Look Good (Well, Better) in Loss to Broncos]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:55:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/peyton+metlife.jpg
Somehow, some way, with no running game to speak of; Geno Smith following a game plan that basically prohibited him from throwing the ball more than 10 yards; and Peyton Manning being Peyton Manning (at least in...

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<![CDATA[Cardinals Edge Giants to Tie NLCS ]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:08:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/457139424.jpg
The St. Louis Cardinals have evened the National League Championship Series 1-1 after three late homers fueled St. Louis to a 5-4 walk-off win over the San Francisco Giants. Cardinals outfielder Kolten...

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 6]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:36:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP583404611673.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the sixth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win Game 1 of NLCS]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:48:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/457083614.jpg
Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night...

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<![CDATA[Hernandez's Phone Won't Be Tossed]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:15:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/b5be81e2cbc24dfe9245749f34341294.jpg
Aaron Hernandez's personal cell phone will not be thrown out as evidence in his Massachusetts murder trial, ruled Judge Susan Garsh on Friday. The defense had argued that they were misled by the prosecution into...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Chicago Marathon]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:59:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/maraton+picture+for+website.jpg
The 26.2-mile course snakes through 29 neighborhoods as diverse as Lincoln Park and Pilsen, and participants will represent all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The elite competition will feature five men...
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<![CDATA[Fact vs. Fiction in Giants-Eagles Game]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:04:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/238*120/ap-eagles-nick-foles_0.jpg
It’s Week Six and the Giants are boarding a bus – old school! – to travel the 100 miles down the New Jersey Turnpike to punch the Eagles and their fans in the mouth.]]>
<![CDATA[Jets-Broncos Preview: Must Make Manning Marked Man]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_broncos_peyton_manning.jpg
The Broncos are going to pass early and often on Sunday afternoon at Metlife Stadium, and the Jets, who currently lead the NFL with 17 sacks through five games, are going to have to make things uncomfortable for...

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<![CDATA[Yogi Berra's Rings, MVP Plaques Stolen: Police]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:34:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP080315013112.jpg
Several of Yogi Berra's World Series rings and two MVP plaques were stolen from a museum honoring the New York Yankees Hall of Famer, police said Frida

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