<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:12:43 -0500 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:12:43 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Raiders-Charges Stadium Docs Filed]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:20:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/rhhoachhhh.jpg
Organizers behind a proposed stadium for the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in a Los Angeles suburb filed paperwork Wednesday to bring their plan before voters. Submission of the ballot initiative...

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<![CDATA[NFL Commissioner Testifies at Super Bowl Seats Trial]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:42:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/super+bowl+xlv+temp+seats.jpg
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell testified in a video deposition played Wednesday at the North Texas Super Bowl seats trial in Dallas federal court.

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<![CDATA[Knicks Handed Worst Loss of Season by Kings, 124-86]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:25:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP194070890180%281%29.jpg
Rudy Gay scored 25 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 22 and Ben McLemore finished with 20 and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their worst loss of the season Tuesday, 124-86.

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<![CDATA[Top Photos: MLB Spring Training 2015 ]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:56:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mlb-th-AP38074322960_0.jpg
See photos from Major League Baseball's 2015 spring training as teams gear up for the upcoming season.

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<![CDATA[Nets Still Trying to Find a Home in Brooklyn]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:22:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nets+030215.jpg
When they defeated the West-leading Warriors in Barclays Center, the Nets heard the crowding chanting for the visitors and for Stephen Curry, the Warriors' MVP candidate. That didn't sit well with Nets...

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<![CDATA[DeLorean Time Machine Giveaway]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:07:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/179*120/GettyImages_52521392.jpg
“Back to the Future Part II” predicted the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series in 2015 and if that prediction holds true, one fan could become the owner of their very own DeLorean time machine automobile.

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<![CDATA[White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:59:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/minnie+minoso+sox.jpg
White Sox legend and fan favorite Minnie Minoso died Saturday morning at the age of 90.

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<![CDATA[Knicks Fans Lose All-Time Favorite With Anthony Mason's Death]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Anthony-Mason-B.jpg
Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy knew why "Mase'' was so popular with New Yorkers during his playing days. They loved the Queens native's perseverance and the fact that he always gave 100% effort, whether in...

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Anthony Mason on the Court]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:47:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*196/Mason5.jpg
A look back at some of Anthony Mason's moments on the court. The ex-Knick has died at the age of 48.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:34:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/22815mason.jpg
Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Ranger Richter Shares Concussion Story for 1st Time]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:24:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mike+richter.jpg
Mike Richter struggled to deal with the concussions that ended his brilliant NHL career -- and struggled Friday to put together the right words to share it for the first time.]]>
<![CDATA[Friends Meet for Pick-Up Basketball Every Week for 40 Years]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:30:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/YMCA+40+years.jpg
A group of men — some in their 70s and 80s — has been meeting twice a week for more than 40 years to play basketball at a YMCA in Chelsea. For them it's not just a ritual but a form of therapy that keeps...

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<![CDATA[Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP861620179640.jpg
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

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<![CDATA[Eagles Acho Taking Va. Teen to Prom]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:52:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/228*120/2015-02-26_1345.png
A Loudoun County, Virginia, teen got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho agreed to take her to prom. Back in January, Hannah Delmonte reached out to Acho...

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<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:48:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/AP828165311104.jpg
Forget football! The 2-year-old son of Cincinnati Bengals' long snapper showed he is ready for the stage when he belted out the National Anthem at a high school basketball game.

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<![CDATA[NFL Stadium Proposals ]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:41:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
For the past two decades, there have been proposals to bring an NFL team to the Los Angeles area, ever since the Rams and Raiders left LA in 1994. There are currently four proposals on the table.

<![CDATA[Boston Olympics Criticism OK: Mayor]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:02:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Walsh+Olympics.jpg
It's now OK for city workers to criticize Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, thanks to a change to the city's deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Mayor Marty Walsh announced the change Tuesday, saying...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:39:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/189*120/mlb-22-AP580561729536.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[KG Returns to T-Wolves to Teach the Kids]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:01:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP76827771808.jpg
After spending a couple of seasons with the Nets, the future Hall of Famer decided to accept a trade and go back to the franchise where it all started and where he'll be able to tutor Andrew Wiggins, the best of...

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<![CDATA[Wash. NFL Football Team: Canceling Trademark Violates Free-Speech]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:54:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/1104-redskins-generic.jpg
Lawyers for the Washington football team are telling a judge that the team's free-speech rights will be infringed upon if a federal panel's decision to cancel the team's trademarks is allowed to stand.]]>