<![CDATA[NBC New York - Sports]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usTue, 15 Jan 2019 22:41:09 -0500Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:41:09 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ex-Yankees MVP Closer Accused of Child Sex Abuse]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:26:43 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/john-wetteland-mug-blur.jpg
World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland is out on bond, accused in North Texas of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14.Wetteland, 52, who now lives in Trophy Club, was booked into the Denton County Jail...

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<![CDATA[UCLA Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's Perfect-10 Floor Routine Goes Viral]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:58:52 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/UCLA_Gymnast_1200x675_1425201731522.jpg
UCLA Bruin Katelyn Ohashi put together a show-stopping gymnastics floor routine Saturday in Anaheim, and video of the performance was viewed over 9 million times within 24 hours of being posted, with even]]>
<![CDATA[New York Baseball Legend Mel Stottlemyre Dead at 77]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:10:14 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_180552343711.jpg
New York baseball legend Mel Stottlemyre has died.

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<![CDATA[Pats Honor Daughter of Chargers’ Brandon Mebane]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:16:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_02_13.Still003.jpg
The New England Patriots honored the daughter of Los Angeles Chargers player Brandon Mebane before Sunday’s game. Makenna Mebane died on Jan. 3 at the age of 7 weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Dolphins Legend, Super Bowl Champion Bob Kuechenberg Dies]]> Sun, 13 Jan 2019 12:42:10 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_071216035015.jpg
The Miami Dolphins on Sunday said that former player Bob Kuechenberg has died.

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<![CDATA[Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Breaks Elbow in Fall on Stairs]]> Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:07:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/aly-raisman.jpg
Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I fell and broke my elbow."

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<![CDATA[Soccer Star Wayne Rooney Arrested for Public Intoxication at DC Airport]]> Sun, 06 Jan 2019 14:40:55 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Wayne+Rooney+mugshot+Untitled-1.jpg
D.C. United player and soccer superstar Wayne Rooney was arrested last month at Dulles International Airport on charges of public intoxication and swearing.The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority...

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<![CDATA[Eagles' Magical Run Continues With Dramatic Wild Card Win]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:59:49 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Malcolm+Jenkins+Eagles+Beat+Bears.jpg
What. A. Win. The Eagles beat the Bears 16 to 15 in an absolute thriller.

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<![CDATA[How to Watch Sunday Night Football: Eagles vs. Bears]]> Sun, 06 Jan 2019 16:21:34 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/1200x678_youtube+%2814%29.jpg
NBC Sports will have live coverage of this weekend’s Sunday Night Football match, the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET.Fans can catch all the action in spectacular high...]]>
<![CDATA[VIDEO: Uber Driver Unknowingly Talks Trash About Chargers to Chargers' Star Running Back]]> Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:37:12 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-898089064.jpg
An Uber driver in Baltimore did what Uber drivers tend to do when talking to passengers: Hype the local sports team while bashing their upcoming opponent. He had no idea that while he was lauding the Baltimore...

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<![CDATA[Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff: Meet Your 2019 Puppy Bowl Starters]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:04:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PBXV-Pup-Play-Time9.jpg


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<![CDATA[WWE Hall Of Famer 'Mean Gene' Okerlund Dies at 76]]> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:20:09 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/meangene1.jpg
WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the interviewer known to a legion of wrestling fans as "Mean Gene" when he came to prominence along with professional wrestling in the mid 80's, has died at 76 according to...

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<![CDATA[Boy Returns QB's 1st Touchdown Ball]]> Tue, 01 Jan 2019 10:34:49 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/20181231+Young+Fan.jpg
A young Eagles fan showed grace as he handed back the ball from Nate Sudfeld's first-ever NFL touchdown -- and then got plenty in return.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday Night Football: Colts Beat Titans, Earn Playoff Spot]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 05:31:23 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/ColtsBeatTitans.jpg
Andrew Luck threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Tennessee Titans 33-17 on Sunday night for the final spot in the postseason as the AFC's No.

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<![CDATA[MLB Pitcher Gives Parents Christmas Gift of a Lifetime]]> Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:28:50 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_BASEBALL_PARENT_DEBT_122618-154585210995600002.jpg
Kansas City Royals pitcher Brady Singer gave his parents the surprise Christmas gift of a lifetime Tuesday. The heartwarming video has since been shared thousands of times on social media.]]>
<![CDATA[LeBron James Says NFL Owners Have 'Slave Mentality']]> Sat, 22 Dec 2018 10:05:46 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lebronap.jpg
NBA star LeBron James criticized NFL officials on Friday night for not being accepting of players' protests, saying the league is riddled with a "slave mentality.""In the NFL they got a bunch of old white men...

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