<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 24 Sep 2017 05:09:57 -0400Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:09:57 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A's Catcher Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17267055421697.jpg
Oakland Athletics' catcher Bruce Maxwell on Saturday took a knee during the playing of the national anthem, marking the first time a Major League Baseball player has performed such an act.A photo snapped...

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick’s Mom Fires Back at Trump, Says She's 'Proud']]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ap-niners-colin-kaepernick.jpg
Colin Kaepernick's mother has nothing but pride for her son's form of protest, despite President Donald Trump's critique of it.At a rally in Alabama Friday night Trump said NFL owners should fire players...

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<![CDATA[French to Skip 2018 Olympics If N. Korea Tensions Continue]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:11:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Un-ano-Winter-Olympic-Games-Juegos-Olimpicos-de-Invierno-Pyeongchang-Corea-del-Sur.jpg
France has become the first nation participating in the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to express doubts about going, given the ongoing tensions with North Korea, Reuters reported.If...

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<![CDATA[Star WR Odell Beckham Jr's Status Remains in Question ]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:20:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ap-giants-odell-beckham.jpg
The question of the day at New York Giants practice Saturday remained: Will Odell Beckham, Jr. play Monday night against the Detroit Lions?The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver is hobbled by a high...

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<![CDATA['Racism Is as American as Baseball' Banner Unfurled at Red Sox Game]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:34:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17257032798084.jpg
A banner was quickly confiscated during Wednesday night's Red Sox game against the Oakland A's at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.Four fans seated above the Green Monster dropped down a sign during...

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<![CDATA[LA Officially Named as Host of 2028 Olympics]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:40:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-13+at+10.17.37+AM.png
The International Olympic Committee has officially named Los Angeles the host city for the 2028 Olympic Games.]]>