<![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 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:58:17 -0400 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:58:17 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Teen's Derrick Rose Bet Goes Viral]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:55:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/458331240.jpg
A Chicago teen was watching the Chicago Bulls take on the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday when he casually sent out a wager on Twitter — but he had no idea his 103-character tweet could get so costly. “If Derrick Rose...

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<![CDATA[Rangers Shut Down Penguins 2-1 to Reclaim Momentum]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:49:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rangers+042015.jpg
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Clippers Beat Spurs, 107-92, in Game 1]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:03:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Clippers-Spurs-Game-1_Playoffs-2015.jpg
The Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs played Game One of their 2015 NBA Playoffs opening round game at Staples Center on Sunday night

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<![CDATA[Source: Eagles to Sign Tim Tebow]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:47:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tim-tebow-easter-sermon-texas.jpg
Get ready for “Tebow Time” Philadelphia. According to NFL insider Jay Glazer, the Eagles plan on signing Tim Tebow Monday as they begin their offseason program.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Cubs Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Cup, Then Chugs Beer]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cubs+fan+beer+catch.jpg
A Chicago woman proved her Cubs fandom during Saturday's game when she caught a foul ball in her beer... and then chugged the beer with the ball still inside.

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<![CDATA[LA Kings' Stoll Arrested for Drugs]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:23:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/199*120/jarret-stoll-arrest-cocaine-ecstasy.jpg
It’s been a rough week for the Los Angeles Kings. Not only were the reigning Stanley Cup Champions eliminated from the NHL Playoffs, but their star center, Jarret Stoll, has been arrested in Las Vegas for...

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<![CDATA[Abdul-Jabbar Has Heart Surgery]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:09:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/173*120/AP120126058268.jpg
NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday after being admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with cardiovascular disease this week...

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<![CDATA[Ex-NFL Player Strangled Cellmate: Coroner]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:38:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lawrence-phillips-2005.jpg
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips killed his cellmate by strangling him, authorities said Thursday. The Kern County Coroner released the new details in the homicide of Damion Soward, 37, at the...

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<![CDATA[Breaking Down the First Round of the NBA Playoffs]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:19:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cavaliers-spurs.jpg
Look for the Spurs to begin their bid to repeat as champs with a win against the higher-seeded Clippers, while LeBron James and a host of ex-Knicks make easy work of outmanned Boston in the Cavs' first-round...

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<![CDATA[Knicks Fan Hits Halfcourt Shot to Win $10,000]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:26:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Knicks-10k-shot.jpg
The Knicks may have cemented their place at the bottom of the NBA’s Eastern Conference in Wednesday night’s season finale loss, but one person in a blue and orange jersey still came away a big winner.

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<![CDATA[Calgary Flames Defeat Vancouver Canucks 2-1]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:22:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/469873146.jpg
Defenseman Kris Russell scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series...

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<![CDATA[Best of the 2015 NHL Playoffs]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:05:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP710209314180.jpg
The 2015 NHL playoffs are officially underway. Check out these photos highlighting the best teams in the league and their quest to hoist Lord Stanley's Cup.]]>