<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Sports News, Photos, and Scores for the Padres, Chargers and More]]> Copyright 2014 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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:50:59 -0700 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:50:59 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cashner, Rivera a Dynamic Duo for Padres]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:40:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cashner+rivera.jpg
Pitcher Andrew Cashner and catcher Rene Rivera would be compared to Batman and Robin, if only the Caped Crusader could throw a slider or the Boy Wonder could call for it low and away.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Yasiel Puig's Controversial Journey From Cuba]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:32:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/177071265.jpg
The background of Los Angeles Dodgers right-fielder Yasiel Puig is making headlines after an article in Los Angeles Magazine alleges that the baseball player was smuggled into the United States by a...

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<![CDATA[Padres Fall to Rockies 3-2]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/robbie+erlin+pitcher.jpg
The bats went silent for the Friars after the first inning in their 3-2 loss to Colorado.

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<![CDATA[Gyorko, Padres Agree To Contract Extension]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:38:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/169*120/484635177.jpg
2nd Baseman Signed Through 2019

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<![CDATA[Padres-Rockies Series Preview]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/everth+cabrera+padres.jpg
The San Diego Padres look to build on a series win over the weekend as the Colorado Rockies come to town for a four-game set at Petco Park this week.

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<![CDATA[Watching Padres and Tigers with Pops]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:45:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/father+son+padres+tigers+thumb.jpg
This weekend's Padres-Tigers series was a rematch of the 1984 World Series. It was also a chance to watch baseball again with my dad.]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Win First Series Of Season]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:35:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*122/484635171.jpg
Gyorko Helps Beat Detroit With Bat And Glove

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:59:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10-9-2013-aldon-smith.jpg
49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was taken into custody by police at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after making a bomb threat. According to the police statement, Smith was randomly selected for a...

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<![CDATA[Jedd's Getting More "Jedd-Like" at the Plate]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:04:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bud-Black-04132014.jpg
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black talks about Jedd Gyorko's hit in the team's 5-1 win over the Tigers at Petco Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders May Like Savage as a Late QB Pick]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:54:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/165*120/tmmsavgee.jpg
Raiders may be among several quarterback-needy teams now willing to wait after first round to select a passer

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<![CDATA[Verlander's Variety Beats Padres]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:34:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/177*120/484483575.jpg
Tigers Ace Shows Off Impressive Arsenal At Petco Park

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<![CDATA[San Diego Rock City]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:06:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/484273419.jpg
Padres Rip Tigers Behind Cashner's Gem

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<![CDATA[Shawne Merriman to Become Pro Wrestler: Reports]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:57:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/176605738.jpg
World Wrestling Entertainment is about to produce a brand new wrestling superstar, and Chargers fans will know all about this guy.

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<![CDATA[2 Hernandez Associates Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:08:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hernandezq.jpg
Two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted Friday on murder charges, in connection with his alleged fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player last]]>
<![CDATA[Benoit Brings Experience to Padres Staff]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:35:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/joaquin-benoit.jpg
Joaquin Benoit comes to the San Diego Padres this year with a wealth of pitching experience. Even more important, he brings a proven playoff track record.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Targeting High-End Bikes]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:33:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cyclist-generic-bicycle-san.jpg
San Diego police are actively investigating a high-end bicycle theft case that's believed to be part of a countywide series.]]>
<![CDATA[Beyond the Vroom-Vroom: Toyota Grand Prix To-Dos]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:18:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/grandprixlbc167107611.jpg
Not watching the zoom-zoom? Tunes and eats await.

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Rips Report]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/461570031.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick slammed media reports that he is being investigated by Miami police for sexual assault. In a series of three tweets first sent at 7:30

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<![CDATA[Chargers in an Interesting Preseason Spot]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:38:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chargers-Bolt-Generic.jpg
The San Diego Chargers are scheduled to play three teams they'll meet in the regular season]]>
<![CDATA[Kaepernick Probed in Hotel Incident]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP8942224809.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by police in Miami in connection to an incident that allegedly involves a woman who passed out inside a luxury hotel

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<![CDATA[Padres-Tigers Preview]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:39:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/alexi-amarista.jpg
The San Diego Padres head home for a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers at Petco Park this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Franchitti to Join Long Beach Walk of Fame]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/145977223.jpg
Four-time IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti and two team owners will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame.

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<![CDATA[Niners Are Banking on Tank in 2014]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:15:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/thetankkk.jpg
Carradine says watching Justin Smith and Ray McDonald was a great learning experience in 2013

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<![CDATA[Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:41:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/batkid6.jpg
Batkid threw the first pitch at the Giants Home Opener on Tuesday, and his appearance drew both praise and criticism.

<![CDATA[UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ncaa_h3.jpg
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

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<![CDATA[UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:59:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP576312210999.jpg
Connecticut now stands alone in women's college basketball. The Huskies, led by sophomore Breanna Stewart, routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning...

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<![CDATA[Reasons for Padres Fans to Love Cleveland]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:52:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cleveland+rocks.jpg
Indians fans got a little mad after I made fun of going to their city in April. So, to extend an olive branch, here are reasons to love Cleveland.

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<![CDATA[Niners May Be Fine at Inside Linebacker, Even Without Bowman]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:37:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/willhoytee.jpg
Using a draft pick on an inside linebacker may not be necessary with existing roster options and free agency

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<![CDATA[For Raiders, More of Moore Will be a Good Thing]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:36:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/sio2ndyear.jpg
Player from Connecticut backed up his words after being drafted in the third round by Reggie McKenzie

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<![CDATA[Fans Feel "Giants Fever" on Home Opener Day]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/04-08-2014-batkid-front.jpg
Despite the sunny skies and perfect temperatures on Tuesday, many in San Francisco were suffering from an annual springtime ailment: Giants Fever.]]>
<![CDATA[Tweet Strikes Nerve With #Tribe]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:32:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cleveland-Indians-Tweets.jpg
An NBC 7 post strikes a nerve with Cleveland Indians fans.]]>
<![CDATA[UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:35:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP399579783850.jpg
The NCAA tournament is arguably the best stretch of weeks on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets. Mixed in with all the action are...

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 Tweet Strikes Nerve with Tribe]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:30:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cleveland-Indians-Tweet-Res.jpg
NBC 7's Jim Laslavic talks about how a post on the NBC 7 main Twitter account launched a Twitter feud involving fans of the Cleveland Indians.

Read how the Tribe reacted here]]>
<![CDATA[Chargers React to "Draft Day"]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:33:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/draft-day.jpg
This Friday, the movie "Draft Day" hits theaters. So, why is this one any different? Because the NFL is actually backing this one. NBC 7's Derek Togerson reports.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Parakeet Cheers on UConn ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:41:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/219*120/UConnParakeetRazz1200.jpg
Talk about a UConn fan! Households across Connecticut are cheering on UConn, but at the DelGrego home in Cheshire, that includes Razz, the parakeet.]]>
<![CDATA[Challenged Athletes Foundation Awarding Grants]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:30:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Raw_Laz_and_Babbitt_1200x675_218570819793.jpg
Grant week is a lot bigger than March Madness according to CAF vice-president Bob Babbitt.]]>