<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:36:09 -0400Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:36:09 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Emotional Scenes at Jose Fernandez Funeral Procession]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/092816+jose+fernandez+memorial+3.jpg
Family, friends, teammates and fans said goodbye to Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez during a public funeral procession Wednesday for the 24-year-old ace. A hearse carrying Fernandez's body out of Marlin's...

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<![CDATA[Tim Tebow Homers in First Instructional League At-Bat]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tebow-home-run-0928.jpg
Tim Tebow didn't waste time making an impact in his first professional baseball game Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Arrested on Drug Charges]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Greg-Hardy-mug-shot.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy faces a felony drug charge after he was arrested Sunday night in Richardson, police say.Hardy, who is an NFL free agent after playing for the Cowboys in...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Wear No. 16 for Jose]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:31:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16270851118909.jpg
No one on the Miami Marlins will ever wear Jose Fernandez’s No. 16 again, owner Jeffrey Loria announced Monday, a day after the star pitcher was killed in a boating accident.Marlins players will honor...

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<![CDATA[Elena Delle Donne Opens Up in Video]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:11:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-514542562.jpg
Chicago Sky superstar Elena Delle Donne is well-known for her exploits on the court and her status as the defending WNBA MVP, but what you may not know is the story of how her bond with her sister resurrected...

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<![CDATA[British Open Organizers Pay Tribute to Arnold Palmer]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:58:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Arnold-Palmer.jpg
Organizers of the British Open paid tribute to Arnold Palmer on Monday for his "immeasurable" contribution to golf's oldest major, a tournament that he won twice in the early 1960s and helped bring to...]]>
<![CDATA[Jets Not Very Attached to Ball in Kansas City Debacle]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:42:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-610456744-NFL-KC-NYJ.jpg
The Jets needed to play mistake-free football to beat the Chiefs at home Sunday. How'd that turn out? Let's face it, when you turn the ball over on 8 of your 11 possessions, you're sort of making things...

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<![CDATA[Giants Drop Seesaw Game to Washington]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:36:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Giants+0925.jpg
The Giants suffered a bitter 29-27 defeat to Washington on Sunday, undone by ghastly turnovers and bonehead penalties at the worst possible times. It was a seesaw game with five second-half lead changes,...

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<![CDATA[Jose Fernandez Remembered by MLB Teams]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:49:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/187*120/GettyImages-610389982.jpg


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<![CDATA[ 'King of Golf' Arnold Palmer Dies at 87]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:02:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ARNOLD+PALMER+DIES+87.jpg
Golf legend Arnold Palmer passed away from heart complications Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer brought golf to the masses, representing the working man in a sport long-representative of high society.]]>
<![CDATA[Mike Ditka on Kaepernick's Protest]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:06:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mike+ditka+GettyImages-463267928.jpg
Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has weighed in on the protests sparked by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and he certainly did not hold back. "I think it’s a problem, anybody who disrespects this country and...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez's Career in Photos]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:21:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/021714+jose+fernandez.jpg


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<![CDATA[Fans, Marlins Mourns Death of Pitcher Jose Fernandez]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488189159.jpg
Baseball fans and players awoke Sunday morning to the tragic news of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's death.The ace right-hander was one of three people killed in a boating accident in Miami Beach.

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<![CDATA[Kaep Joins High School Protest]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:55:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Castlemont+Football.jpg
Colin Kaepernick stopped by a high school football game in Oakland, California Friday to join players in a National Anthem protest and encourage them to “lift each other up.”When the anthem began before...

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<![CDATA[Anthem Protests Spread to Colleges, WNBA Player Sits]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:19:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/colinkaepernick3.JPG
Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with...

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<![CDATA[Smart Football Helmets]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:14:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Smart+Helmet.jpg
The Friday night lights will illuminate high school football stadiums across the country this evening -- while new helmet technology is shedding light on one of football's long-time concerns: Concussions.

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<![CDATA[LeBron James Executive Produces New Sitcom for NBC]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:45:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-588692562-LebronJames.jpg
Gentrification is a phenomenon that’s affecting nearly every major U.S. city, and apparently NBA champ LeBron James sees it material ready made for television.

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<![CDATA[Top NYC Bars for Bears, Cowboys Fans This SNF]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:23:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sunday+night+football.jpg
Week three of Sunday Night Football is underway and fans are gearing up for the Chicago Bears vs. the Dallas Cowboys game! Here are some of the best bars to cheer on your favorite team.

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