<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Sports News]]> Copyright 2016 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 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:36:06 -0800 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:36:06 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Eli Manning Explains His Viral Super Bowl Expression]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:30:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/eli-manniing-0210.jpg
Eli Manning says that he was thinking about what big brother Peyton's Denver Broncos would do next when TV cameras caught him with a less-than-impressed look on his face after the team scored a Super Bowl...

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<![CDATA[A Fed Up Tim Flannery Writes Lengthy Rant To Padres Fans]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:18:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*121/Flan+and+Boch.jpg
Former Padres player and Coach, Tim Flannery vented some frustrations on twitter Wednesday night. Flannery, who won three World Series rings with Bruce Bochy as a coach with the San Francisco Giants seems to be...]]>
<![CDATA[Bulldogs Hand SDSU 1st MW Loss]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:08:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/177*120/SHEP.jpg
San Diego State's 11-game winning streak was snapped in Fresno Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Eric Weddle’s Fine Makes Positive Impact on Camp HOPE]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:05:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Weddle+13_021016.JPG
Eric Weddle and fans donate funds to domestic violence charity.]]>
<![CDATA[USC's Pat Haden Has Medical Episode on Campus]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:03:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/usc-ad-pat-haden.jpg
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden was treated by medical staff Wednesday morning after feeling light-headed while walking on campus, a medical episode the university described as similar to when he collapsed at a...

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<![CDATA[Broncos Fan's Wife Knows Husband Spent $30K on SB Tix]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:16:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/N11P+BRONCOS+FAN+DONT+TELL+MY+WIFE+SOTVO+-+00000929.jpg
Now she knows. After her husband Justin Carrigan told NBC Bay Area last week that he dropped $30,000 on Super Bowl tickets and asked a reporter not to tell his wife on television, Heidi Carrigan sat down...

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<![CDATA[MJ Acosta Joins NBC 7]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:11:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MJ-Acosta-bio-image-2016.jpg
Sports journalist MJ Acosta has joined the team at NBC 7, the NBC owned and operated television station in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Olympic Training Center to Be Transferred to City of Chula Vista]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:52:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Olympic-Training-Center-060715.jpg
The Chula Vista City Council will vote Tuesday evening on a plan to take over the U.S. Olympic Training Center (OTC) on the city’s land.]]>
<![CDATA[Rams Close Season Ticket Campaign With 56,000 Deposits]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:09:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rams-GettyImages-501808184.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams accepted more than 56,000 season ticket deposits during a four-week campaign propelled by the announcement last month that the team will be returning to Southern California.

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<![CDATA[Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio Games: Report]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:53:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_58048417797.jpg
U.S. Women's Soccer star Hope Solo said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that she might not go to Brazil for the Summer Olympics because of the Zika virus, the magazine reported Tuesday. Solo and...

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<![CDATA[MJ, Globetrotters & Special Olympians]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:03:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MJ-Acosta-playing-basketball.jpg
NBC 7's MJ Acosta caught up with Orlando 'El Gato' Melendez as he shared his skills with the amazing kids of the Special Olympics San Diego basketball team.]]>
<![CDATA[Hockey Player Helps Stranger]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:44:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Darling.png
There are plenty of stories about professional athletes behaving badly, but if you’re seeking out an example of a player who goes the extra mile, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling seems to be a...

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<![CDATA[Prominent Developer Named Chargers Adviser]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:12:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dean+spanos.PNG
The Chargers have announced the appointment of a prominent development executive as special adviser to team chairman Dean Spanos.]]>
<![CDATA[Broncos Fan Probably Happy With $30K Super Bowl Investment]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/205*120/justinkerrigan.jpg
A Denver Broncos fan who said he dropped $30,000 on his Super Bowl weekend with his buddies - which didn't include his wife - is probably pretty happy with his investment.

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<![CDATA[Docs Detail Alleged Manziel Beating]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:39:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JohnnyManziel-AP_324132097739.jpg
NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel hit his girlfriend Colleen Crowley so severely on Jan. 29 that she suffered a ruptured eardrum and still can't hear in her left ear, the woman's attorney said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Peyton Manning Explains Eli's Reaction]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:53:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508990438.jpg
Peyton Manning put speculation to rest, explaining why his brother didn't appear to be celebrating.

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<![CDATA[Tweet From Seahawks' Lynch May Indicate Retirement]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:28:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MarshawnLynch-AP_324019937170.jpg
Leave it to Marshawn Lynch to be at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. Except this time, Lynch may have given the surest sign he's on the verge of retirement. Lynch, the mercurial...

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Turf Causes Issues for Super Bowl 50 Players]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:50:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/levi-stadium-turf-new.jpg
Players on the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers were forced to change cleats during the first half of Super Bowl 50 due to footing issues with the Levi's Stadium sod. After the halftime show, not only...

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<![CDATA[Weekly San Diego Sports Preview]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:38:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GULLS.jpg
A look ahead at what is coming up this week in San Diego sports.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrities at Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:44:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AMBRO_GettyImages-508985750.jpg
Famous faces dotted the crowds at Super Bowl 50 as A-list celebrities flocked to see the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:58:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508990588.jpg


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<![CDATA[Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CTE-split-stabler-seau.jpg
With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

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<![CDATA[Broncos Player Surprises Fan With Super Bowl 50 Tickets]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:22:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/vernon+1.jpeg
A Denver Broncos player dropped a bombshell on a cancer and heart transplant patient the night before the Super Bowl and was moved to tears by the encounter. Alex Walter, who is undergoing treatment at...

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<![CDATA[Family Asks For Help to Find Lost Heirloom]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:23:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Heirloom+Ring+Lost.PNG
SDSU basketball fans lose a rare ring during basketball game
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<![CDATA[Aztecs Keep Streak Alive In Wild Game]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:47:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Winston+Shepard+Finger+Roll.jpeg
San Diego State also remains perfect in MWC play]]>
<![CDATA[Padres New Closer Leaves Game With Injury]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:43:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/192*120/Fernando+Rodney+With+Seattle.jpg
Fernando Rodney removed from game in a "precautionary measure"

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<![CDATA[Olympic Medalist Lochte Training in Chula Vista for Rio]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:15:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ryan+Lochte+0205.JPG
As the six-month countdown to the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro hit calendars across the world, one of Team USA’s biggest stars quietly wrapped up a training session in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Goodell Talks San Diego Chargers, Las Vegas Raiders?]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:07:54 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Roger+Goodell+2016+Super+Bowl.jpg
NFL Commissioner discusses where franchises who tried to move to L.A. sit now

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<![CDATA[Time-Lapse: Watch the Demolition of Candlestick Park]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:24:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CANDLESTICK+GIF_18147279.gif
As the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, gets ready to host Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the development company building a new mixed-used complex released time-lapse video of Candlestick...

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<![CDATA[Road to Rio's Olympics: Six Things to Watch ]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:07:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/RioAthletesZika-AP_469134667784.jpg
The first Olympics to be held in South America will take place in August, when 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will compete in Rio de Janeiro. Six months out, here are six ways to follow the 2016 Summer...

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<![CDATA[Padres Trade Despaigne to Orioles]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:12:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488079210.jpg
The Padres traded right handed-pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne to the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday for 19-year old pitcher Jean Cosme. San Diego also officially signed reliever Fernando Rodney to a 1-year deal.

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg, Super Bowl Reporter]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:13:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker...

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<![CDATA[Golden State Warriors Honored at White House]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:27:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/AP_82877935622.jpg
In a season of memorable moments for the Golden State Warriors, the 2015 NBA Champions can add a White House visit to that list.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Ranked 35th Best Football City]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:53:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chargers+1221.jpg
Independent "Study" says America's Finest City is not very football-friendly
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<![CDATA[Aztecs Recruiting Class Rivals Power Conferences]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:49:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Rocky+Long+MWC+Championship+Aztecs.jpg
SDSU's reputation is landing better and better players]]>