<![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-usMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:34:47 -0400Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:34:47 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[MLB Teams Leading Movement to End Ties With Papa John's]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58:17 -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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<![CDATA[American Surfer Kelly Slater Will Retire After 2019]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2018 18:00:20 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/070218slater.jpg
American surfer Kelly Slater, whose resume includes 55 career wins and 11 world championships, will retire after the 2019 season, according to surfing website The Inertia.Slater emerged as the youngest...

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<![CDATA[Brazil Soccer Star Moved by Photo of Boy From Rio Slums]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:07:03 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Wallace+Rocha+Bruno+Itan.jpg
Wallace de Oliveira Rocha dreamed of owning an official Brazil national team jersey ahead of the 2018 World Cup. But at $250 Reals ($66 USD), the 12-year-old from Vila Cruzeiro, a favela north of Rio de Janeiro,...

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<![CDATA[LeBron James Is Headed to the Los Angeles Lakers]]> Sun, 01 Jul 2018 22:11:18 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_04_17.Still008.jpg
The former 4-time MVP is headed out west for the first time in his career.]]>
<![CDATA[S. Koreans Get New 'Hermanos' for Saving Mexico at World Cup]]> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:52:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/985444120-Mexico-South-Korea-Zocalo.jpg
South Koreans were hoisted into the air and hailed as heroes by Mexican soccer fans across the world Wednesday after what seemed like a World Cup miracle — Mexico stayed alive in the tournament thanks to...

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<![CDATA[South Korea and Mexico Fans Celebrate Together After Stunning Upset Over Germany]]> Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:36:52 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Body+Copy+3+Lines+Right+-+1.00_00_15_16.Still001.jpg
fter South Korea’s stunning victory over world champion Germany saved the Mexican team from elimination, Mexican fans at the Korean embassy in Mexico City lifted South Korean fans onto their shoulders...]]>