<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Sports News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usThu, 23 Mar 2017 19:28:07 -0700Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:28:07 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SDSU's Pumphrey May Not Be The First Aztec Drafted]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:32:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/174*120/Donnel+Pumphrey+Vegas+Bowl.JPG
<![CDATA[NFL to Develop 'Educational Training Video' for Touchdown Celebrations]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:11:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-619305294_master.jpg
The National Football League wants to show players how they should celebrate touchdowns during a game.The league is preparing a training video to show players which types of celebrations are allowed.Troy...

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<![CDATA[White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:11:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/what-ap.jpg
It's official: the White House has announced when the New England Patriots are visiting after the team's historic comeback Super Bowl win.The Patriots will meet President Donald Trump on April 19, White...

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<![CDATA[Gulls Pummel Barracuda]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:55:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GullsPummelBarracudaWEB.jpg
The Gulls made a statement with their offense, their defense, and their fists Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Team USA Wins Its First World Baseball Classic Championship]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:57:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/GettyImages-656691506.jpg
Team USA battled Puerto Rico for the 2017 World Baseball Classic title Wednesday night. A crowd of over 50,000 fans packed Dodgers Stadium to see who would leave with the trophy and the glory.

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<![CDATA[USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:38:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*127/AP_17082181722984.jpg
Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.

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<![CDATA[Padres Release FanFest Details]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:37:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/Padres+Fans+Enter+Petco+Park.JPG
2017 event has old favorites and a few new wrinkles]]>
<![CDATA[Globetrotter Guests on Class' Famed Handshake Line]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:18:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+Harlem+Globetrotter+Handshake+THUMB.jpg
North Carolina grade school teacher Barry White Jr. greets each member of his 5th grade class with a personalized handshake every morning. Video of White delivering these handshakes went viral earlier...]]>
<![CDATA[Blond Ambition: Puerto Rico Baseball Team, Fans Dye Hair]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:22:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/GettyImages-655812566.jpg
The Puerto Rican national baseball team is showing their unity at the World Baseball Classic through blond bonding. Players are sporting bleach-blond locks, inspiring fans to dye their own hair.

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<![CDATA[Team USA Defeats Japan, Moves On to Their First World Baseball Classic Final ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:56:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/177*120/GettyImages-656299588.jpg
Not even the rain could stop history. Under the veil of a persistent mist at Dodger Stadium, Team USA faced Japan in the last game of the semifinal round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic Tuesday night. A tough

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<![CDATA[Former Chicago Bulls GM Jerry Krause Dead at 77: Report]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:52:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-369988.jpg
Jerry Krause, known as the architect of the Chicago Bulls' dynasty in the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 77, the Chicago Bulls confirmed Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Puerto Rico Downs Netherlands to Advance to WBC Final]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 03:24:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Puerto+Rico+-+WBC.png
Puerto Rico came into Monday’s World Baseball Classic semifinal game against The Netherlands with an undefeated record, and they’ll carry that unblemished mark into Wednesday’s title contest as they notched...

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<![CDATA[Plum Breaks Single-Season Scoring Record]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:09:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PlumVsOklahomaWEB.jpg
La Jolla Country Day alum Kelsey Plum led Washington to the Sweet 16 and added another record along the way.

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<![CDATA[Trump Addresses Kaepernick Free Agency in Kentucky Speech]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_POL_TRUMP_KENTUCKY_KAEP_032017-149005705094200001.jpg
President Donald Trump discussed free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 20."There was an article today, it was reported, that NFL owners don't want to pick...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Reminds Louisville Fans Their Basketball Team Lost]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_TRUMP_HOOPS-149005682814400001.jpg
During a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, President Donald Trump reminded local basketball fans their beloved Louisville Cardinals lost in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Trim Roster]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:33:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/Paul+Clemens+2017+Spring+Training.JPG
10 more guys are gone from Major League camp]]>
<![CDATA[FBI Director Comey Explains Why He's Not a Patriots Fan]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_James-Comey-walk-through.jpg
After U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford of Arkansas thanked FBI Director James Comey for finding Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey, Comey explained why he's not a fan of the New England Patriots.

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<![CDATA[Gulls Sign San Diego Native]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:31:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ortega+Omaha+Hockey.jpg
San Diego's pro hockey team adds local product for playoff push]]>
<![CDATA[Toreros Jump Back in to Top 25]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:03:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Riley+Adams+USD.jpg
USD's baseball team is off to a fantastic start]]>
<![CDATA[Craziest March Madness Cinderella Teams]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:23:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-57199007.jpg
As March Madness sweeps across the country, take a look back to some of the greatest upsets in NCAA Men's Basketball history.

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<![CDATA[UCSD Basketball Coach Eric Olen Talking NCAA Tournament]]> Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:30:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Todd_UCSD_Eric_Olen_1200x675_901790275841.jpg
UCSD Triton Basketball Coach Eric Olen stopped by the NBC 7 studio to talk basketball.  Olen sat down with NBC 7's Todd Strain to breakdown the first few rounds of the NCAA Tournament and talk about UCSD's...]]>
<![CDATA[New Details on What's Next for Hall of Champions]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:53:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/breitbard.jpg
In a letter to NBC 7, the son-in-law of Bob Breitbard, the late founder of the San Diego Hall of Champions sports museum, explains his father-in-law’s impact on the San Diego sports scene.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Adam Jones is a Superhero]]> Sun, 19 Mar 2017 14:33:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/217*120/Adam+Jones+Amazing+WBC+Catch.JPG
Already an All-Star, Team USA outfielder has become even more special in the World Baseball Classic
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<![CDATA[Cubs World Series Win Cost Chicago Over $18M in Expenses]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:55:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-621152150.png
The biggest expense was the overtime required for police officers who were working more shifts, Molly Poppe, a city spokeswoman said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Weekly San Diego Sports Preview]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:15:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/20160513_ONTvsSD_Kossila1.jpg
A look at San Diego sports this week.

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<![CDATA[The Many Faces of Steve Fisher - Updated!]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:18:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Steve-Fishers-Faces-Blurb.jpg
We love him. We respect him. We admire his many facial expressions.

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<![CDATA[Welcome to PyeongChang: A Look Inside the 2018 Olympic Venue]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:17:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/031517+olympic+ski+jump+tower.jpg
The 2018 Winter Games will begin in less than a year in PyeongChang, South Korea. Here's a preview of the Olympic host city's striking landscape, culinary tradition and more.

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<![CDATA[Gymnasts Asked to Sign Card for Accused Abusive Doctor]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:54:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Gymnastic-doc-sexual-abuse.jpg
One afternoon this past autumn, Michigan State University gymnastics coach Kathie Klages asked her young athletes to sign a card to the team doctor, Larry Nassar, NBC News reported.Nassar wasn't recuperating...

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<![CDATA[Dominican Republic Shuts Out Venezuela in Must-Win Game]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:32:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/172*120/GettyImages-654279426.jpg
It was a crucial game for both the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. Both clubs were fighting to control their fate in round two of the World Baseball Classic and escape the brink of elimination.

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<![CDATA[USA Gymnastics President Resigns Amid Abuse Scandal]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:47:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/steve-penny.jpg
Steve Penny resigned as president of USA Gymnastics on Thursday following intensified pressure on the organization for its handling of sex abuse cases.The resignation came a week after the United States...

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<![CDATA[March Madness Could Cost Employers $4B in Lost Productivity]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:29:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/collegebasketballfeuerherd.jpg
As March Madness arrives, distracted workers around the country will be paying more attention to their brackets than their work, according to a report by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[U.S. Bats Come Alive Late in WBC Win Over Venezuela]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:23:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/Jones+WBC+HR+Petco+Park.JPG
Americans use home runs to win opener at Petco Park]]>