<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Sports News, Photos, and Scores for the Padres, Chargers and More]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:07:32 -0800 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:07:32 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:17:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/minnie+minoso+sox.jpg
White Sox legend and fan favorite Minnie Minoso died Saturday morning at the age of 90.

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<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Wil Myers]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:33:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WIL_MYERS_OK_1200x675_406146627897.jpg
Wil Myers arrived in the Major Leagues in June of 2013. He only played 88 games but was so good, he won the American League Rookie of the Year Award for Tampa Bay. Last year, Myers suffered a pair of wrist...]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Quentin Reinventing Himself]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:58:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/165*120/GettyImages_495662115.jpg
All-Star outfielder is learning something new

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<![CDATA[San Diego Padres Manager Balances Busy Schedule]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:18:57 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/185*120/GettyImages_481616417.jpg
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black has a busy schedule...Without taking into account the amount of times he meets with the media.

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<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Get to Know Matt Kemp]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:17:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_Get_To_Know_Matt_Kemp_NBC_RSH-MCDS_1200x675_405923395995.jpg
The first major move the Padres made in their whirlwind off-season was trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. The All-Star and MVP runner-up was not very well liked by Padres fans. But, he’s quickly winning]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: First Pitcher Is Revealed]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:37:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/GettyImages_452851902.jpg
Bud Black names the first Padres pitcher to take the mound

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<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training Kicks Off With High Hopes]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:00:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/padres+spring+training+022715.JPG
The Padres have not been to the playoffs since 2006, but a revamped roster is causing a lot of excitement about the team's prospects this year. NBC 7's Derek Togerson has a first look at them during spring...]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Live BP Adds New Challenge]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:23:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Padres+L-Screen.jpg
Pitchers face batters for first time with one odd barrier added]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Who Hits First?]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:45:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages_456113586.jpg
Manager Bud Black identifies specific options

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<![CDATA[Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:34:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/22815mason.jpg
Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.]]>
<![CDATA[Get To Know Padres' Justin Upton]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:37:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/justin_upton_pic_1200x675_405691459970.jpg
In eight years in the Major Leagues, Justin Upton has gone to two All-Star Games. Sure, there are players who have done more in their first eight seasons, but keep in mind, Upton is only 27 years old. That means]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Players Debate Color of "the Dress"]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:43:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Padres_Talk_About_Color_Of_The_Dress_NBC_RSH-MCDS_1200x675_405681219524.jpg
Blue and black? White and gold? The world is divided over "the Dress." Professional sports franchises are often defined by the color of their uniforms so at Padres Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona, NBC7's...]]>
<![CDATA[Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:14:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP861620179640.jpg
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

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<![CDATA[Aiken to Play for IMG Academy]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:04:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/195*120/450130722.jpg
Pitcher Brady Aiken, first overall in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, will not be playing for the Houston Astros as anticipated.

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<![CDATA[Eagles Acho Taking Va. Teen to Prom]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:52:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/228*120/2015-02-26_1345.png
A Loudoun County, Virginia, teen got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho agreed to take her to prom. Back in January, Hannah Delmonte reached out to Acho...

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<![CDATA[SF Giants' Buster Posey Voted #FaceOfMLB]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:50:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/458058616_8.jpg
Twitter users had their say, and on Thursday, Major League Baseball announced the winner of this year's hashtag-driven social media contest: San Francisco Giants' catcher Buster Posey was voted the #FaceOfMLB.

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<![CDATA[Padres Hold First Full-Squad Workout]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:14:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages_111029349.jpg
New guys at new positions, and old guys at new positions

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<![CDATA[Phoenix Reports Good Returns On Super Bowl Investment]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:53:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/el-sabor-del-super-bowl.jpg
Potential reasons for San Diego to build a new stadium?

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<![CDATA[Have Chargers Stadium Question? Ask Mark Fabiani Yourself]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:28:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/124718485.jpg
Online public chat set for Thursday, 2/26

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<![CDATA[Big Change For San Diego's Bowl Games]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:26:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/229*120/SD+Bowl+Games.jpg
Executive Director Bruce Binkowski is retiring]]>
<![CDATA[Should The Chargers Sign Jacoby Jones?]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:43:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/GettyImages_458310918.jpg
Kick return specialist is suddenly available

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<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:48:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/AP828165311104.jpg
Forget football! The 2-year-old son of Cincinnati Bengals' long snapper showed he is ready for the stage when he belted out the National Anthem at a high school basketball game.

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<![CDATA[NFL Stadium Proposals ]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:41:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
For the past two decades, there have been proposals to bring an NFL team to the Los Angeles area, ever since the Rams and Raiders left LA in 1994. There are currently four proposals on the table.

<![CDATA[County Supervisor Talks Stadium With Advisory Committee, SDSU]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:49:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gene_interview_6p0224_1200x675_403902531940.jpg
County Supervisor Ron Roberts met with the mayor's stadium advisory group and SDSU's president to talk about the future of Qualcomm Stadium. He recapped the issue with NBC 7's Gene Cubbison.]]>
<![CDATA[Belated Valentine to Bolts: City Professes Commitment]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:55:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+city+council+generic+080114.JPG
It's now official — the San Diego City Council really, really wants the Chargers to stay.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Squad Workouts Begin in Peoria]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:13:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san-diego-padres-generic-sp.jpg
A look at the first full squad workouts for the San Diego Padres in Peoria on February 25, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Chargers Linebacker Jarret Johnson Retires]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:40:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jarret+johnson+ravens.jpg
The veteran linebacker announced his retirement on Instagram Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[LT Entered in Breitbard Hall of Fame]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:10:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LaDanian-Tomlinson-2015.jpg
NBC 7's Jim Laslavic reports on the ceremony Monday night honoring LaDanian Tomlinson, Tony Clark and Chris Chambliss.]]>
<![CDATA[Madison Bumgarner Poses as Paul Bunyan With Bull]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:29:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*125/madbum2.JPG
World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner is getting some new attention after he posed as Paul Bunyan for a photo shoot.

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<![CDATA[Some Believe 49ers Could Take Cornerback With First Pick]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:30:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/jhayKolns.jpg
Collins is big, physical defensive back with long arms

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<![CDATA[Raiders Need to Find Replacement for Roach]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:30:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/rhhoachhhh.jpg
Former Broncos linebacker Irving, a free agent, could reunite with Del Rio

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<![CDATA[Boston Olympics Criticism OK: Mayor]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:02:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Walsh+Olympics.jpg
It's now OK for city workers to criticize Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, thanks to a change to the city's deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Mayor Marty Walsh announced the change Tuesday, saying...

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<![CDATA[Wash. NFL Football Team: Canceling Trademark Violates Free-Speech]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:54:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/1104-redskins-generic.jpg
Lawyers for the Washington football team are telling a judge that the team's free-speech rights will be infringed upon if a federal panel's decision to cancel the team's trademarks is allowed to stand.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:30:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP504914195557.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Will Stadium Meeting Ease City, Chargers Disconnect?]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:53:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium-rendering.jpg
Now that San Diego's mayor and the owner of the Chargers have met face-to-face, what are the odds they'll see eye-to-eye on the what the city's stadium advisers come up with?]]>
<![CDATA[Stadium Debate: Is Los Angeles a Better Option?]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:06:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
L.A. might look appealing, but would Chargers be better off staying?

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<![CDATA[Randy Jones Likes Padres Changes]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:26:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Randy+Jones+Brown+Uniform.jpg
Cy Young Award winner shares interesting insight on new-look Padres]]>
<![CDATA[With Combine Over, Raiders Are Sitting Pretty]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:20:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Kevyewhyttee.jpg
They'll have their choice of best wide receiver or, perhaps, the No. 1 defensive lineman

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<![CDATA[Who Will Be Padres' First Starter?]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:43:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/padres6P0222_1200x675_402923587964.jpg
NBC 7's Derek Togerson reports on pitchers as spring training begins.]]>
<![CDATA[Bolts Fans Get Their Say On Stadium Debate]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:45:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+14.jpg
Has trust been lost in the home town team?

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<![CDATA[The Birds Are Back In Town]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:58:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GULLS_REACTION_FOR_WEB_1200x675_402681411633.jpg
San Diego Gulls return to a massive, raucous reception]]>
<![CDATA[Crazy Week Ends On Positive Note]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:39:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/107849470%281%29.jpg
Seven days in the life of the San Diego stadium saga

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<![CDATA[Mayor, Spanos Meet About LA Stadium Plan ]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:47:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/raiders-chargers-carson-city-los-angeles-california-nfl-2.jpg
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos met face-to-face for the first Sunday to discuss the latest about the stadium.]]>