<![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 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:01:54 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:01:54 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fighter Ronda Rousey Accepts NJ Marine's Ball Invite]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:29:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-480821508.jpg
Ronda Rousey said she'd take a night off from kicking and punching to dance and twirl at a Marine Corps Birthday Ball. Rousey, 28 — the reigning MMA superstar and actress — accepted an invitation from

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<![CDATA[Giants Own the Patriots Until Further Notice]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:38:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brady6.jpg
The Giants face the Patriots in the fourth and final preseason game on Thursday, a meaningless game that will nevertheless offer the opportunity to remind the Patriots and their fans that the Giants own...

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<![CDATA[LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:43:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/09-01-2015-olympics-la-1984-GettyImages-491337875.jpg
Los Angeles was selected Tuesday as the U.S. bid city for the 2024 Olympics. With Boston bowing out earlier this year, the LA City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:01:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/topSports-GettyImages-485604956.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA['Real' Game Three Is a Charm for Jets]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:38:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jets+beat+giants.jpg
The Jets won their annual MetLife Stadium throwdown over their housemate Giants Saturday night, but their biggest victory of the weekend didn’t come until the following day, when an MRI revealed that rookie...

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<![CDATA[Sox Fan Buries World Series Champions Hat at Wrigley]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:29:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wrigley+field+view.jpg
One White Sox fan may have jinxed — or perhaps reverse jinxed — the Cubs this year by burying a Sox treasure at Wrigley Field. Allison Horne of ESPN and 120 Sports tweeted a photo of a White Sox "2005...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Rock Pajamas After No-Hitter]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:39:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-486027192.jpg
The Chicago Cubs were already preparing for a pajama-themed plane ride home from Los Angeles on Sunday night, but pitcher Jake Arrieta ensured that it would be a party as he tossed a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over...

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<![CDATA[Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory ]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:40:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-486005752.jpg
The Chicago Cubs were on a four game losing streak, but their best pitcher was at his best Sunday as Jake Arrieta pitched a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The no-hitter is the first in Arrieta’s...

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<![CDATA[Braves Fan Fell to His Death Doing 'Favorite Things': Family]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:35:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_400180067339.jpg
The Atlanta Braves fan who died after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field during a game was doing what he loved when his life ended abruptly, his family said Sunday. Gregory Murrey, 60, landed in an area...

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<![CDATA[The Good, Bad and Ugly From Giants Loss to Jets]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/coughlin+bowles.jpg
The Giants lost 28-18 to the Jets on Saturday in the annual MetLife Bowl, and there were plenty of good, bad and ugly things on display by the G-men. Let’s highlight the most glaring examples of each.

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<![CDATA[IndyCar Racer Justin Wilson Remembered at Race]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:11:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gettyimages-170552690-justin-wilson-dies.jpg
A moment of silence was observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Vin Scully Will Return ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:18:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-28+at+7.49.21+PM.png
Vin Scully, the Dodgers' longtime broadcaster, will return next season to call the team's games, ABC Late Night host Jimmy Kimmel revealed to fans via video message Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Maybe Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick Isn't Who We Think He Is]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:48:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ryan+fitzpatrick.jpg
With the Jets and Giants set to tussle Saturday night at MetLife Stadium in what will be both franchises’ third preseason game, I’m reminded of Dennis Green’s priceless post-game rant from a decade ago, when he...

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<![CDATA[Murphy Leads Mets to Sweep of Phillies, 9-5 in 13 Innings ]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:16:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mets+082715.jpg
Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the 13th inning after making a spectacular defensive play to end the 10th, leading the New York Mets to their seventh straight victory, 9-5 over the Philadelphia...

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<![CDATA[10 Bets for the Jets-Giants Preseason Game]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/coughlin+bowles.jpg
Allow me to be the first human being to predict that Saturday’s preseason game between the Giants and the Jets is going to the first of three match-ups between the teams this season. Giants notes

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<![CDATA[Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/GettyImages-458331240.jpg
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, claiming he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her. The lawsuit, which was first reported by TMZ Wednesday and made public Thursday, says...

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<![CDATA[McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:03:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Former San Francisco 49’ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on Wednesday on one count of rape and on one count of violating a restraining order by a Santa Clara County Grand Jury,...]]>