<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 22 Jul 2018 20:19:24 -0400Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:19:24 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jockey Victor Espinoza Injured After Horse Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Track, Dies]]> Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:17:51 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_606877743995.jpg
Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured Sunday after the horse he was riding on the racetrack at Del Mar went down and died instantly during morning training, the horse’s owner Brian Trump said.Bobby Abu Dhabi went...

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<![CDATA[Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56]]> Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:19:35 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-460874730.jpg
Tony Sparano, a former NFL head coach and most recently the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings, has died at the age of 56.The team announced Sparano’s sudden death on Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[ESPYs 2018 Fashion: Athletes, Celebs’ Bold Red Carpet Looks]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:50:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/espys-suits-thumb1.jpg
From sequins to shorts, athletes and celebrities hit the ESPYS red carpet under a sizzling sun in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Men attendees rejected the traditional black tux, opting for more colorful, patterned...]]>
<![CDATA[The Best Hats at San Diego's Famed Del Mar Opening Day]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:31:53 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hat-Contest-Winner-2018.jpg
For the past 24 years, Del Mar's Opening Day has been all about the hats. Each year, hundreds of race track guests come to showcase their fanciest, most creative toppers. Here's a look at the hats that...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports: Tour de France: Second Half of the 21-Day Race]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:12:11 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1002423132.jpg
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<![CDATA[Play Ball! DC Hosts MLB All-Star Week]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:02:09 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1280-GettyImages-5777357441.jpg
The nation's capital has hosted the All-Star Game four times previously — in 1937, 1956, 1962 and 1969.

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<![CDATA[Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Nats?]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:46:37 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-153947724-%281%29.jpg
Test your knowledge on everything from Nats history to the Presidents race.

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<![CDATA[A Look Back at US Presidents at All-Star Games in DC]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:52:43 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/199*120/historic-GettyImages-50539575.jpg
A look back at the four All-Star Games Washington hosted in the 20th Century, featuring future Hall-of-Famers like Lou Gehrig, Dizzy Dean, and Willie Mays, and presidential appearances by Franklin D.

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<![CDATA[MLB All-Star Week in DC: What to Know If You’re Going]]> Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:34:20 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-664164542.jpg
The 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is set to take place Tuesday night in Nationals Park at 8 p.m. ET.

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<![CDATA[MLB Teams Leading Movement to End Ties With Papa John's]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:28:25 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/071618papajohn1.jpg
Major League Baseball teams are leading the way in cutting ties with Papa John’s after the company’s chairman of the board admitted to using a racial slur on a conference call in May.The Marlins, Nationals...

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<![CDATA[France Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:15:41 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trophy+thumbnail.jpg
France beat Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.]]>
<![CDATA[Brother Soccer Stars Hold onto Dream After Deportation]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 05:14:54 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/233*120/FamilyDetention.jpg
In just five days, Diego and Lizandro Claros Saravia went from being promising soccer players with college aspirations to deportees sent to one of the most dangerous countries on earth.On Aug.

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<![CDATA[Lindy Remigino, Once Fastest Man Alive, Dead at 87: Report]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 21:41:09 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Lindy+Remigino-P2.jpg
Lindy Remigino, who won two gold medals at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, has died at age 87, according to a report in The New York Times.The cause was prostate cancer, his son told the newspaper.

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<![CDATA[NFL Players Union Files Grievance Over New Anthem Policy]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:34:43 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/499189278-NFL-Game-Ball.jpg
The National Football League Players Association filed a non-injury grievance today against the NFL over the league's new anthem policy.

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<![CDATA[Giants Lineman Says TSA Spilled Mother’s Ashes in Suitcase ]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:36:39 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-501237896+edited.jpg
New York Giants defensive tackle A.J. Francis sounded off furiously at TSA agents on social media accusing them of spilling his mother’s ashes all over his suitcase.

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<![CDATA[Travis Pastrana Lands 3 of Evel Knievel’s Death-Defying Jumps]]> Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:57:11 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_08_16.Still003.jpg
The daredevil managed to replicate three of Evel Knievel’s motorcycle jumps in a high-flying display in Las Vegas.]]>
<![CDATA[Yankees Could Become Lone Team Not to Host LGBTQ Pride Night]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:25:31 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/070518billybeanpride.jpg
About two years after the New York Mets hosted their first LGBTQ pride night, the New York Yankees have still yet to hold a comparable event. They’re the only team in Major League Baseball that hasn’t hosted...

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<![CDATA[Giants' Star Breaks Silence on Body Found in His NJ Home]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:24:40 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Janoris+Jenkins+fair+lawn+home+william+jenkins+roosevelt+rene.jpg
Giants star cornerback Janoris Jenkins has broken his silence on the body found in his New Jersey home two weeks ago.

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