<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Sports News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSat, 16 Dec 2017 01:24:50 -0800Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:24:50 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Is Chargers QB Philip Rivers An MVP Candidate?]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:22:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/3rd+cowboys+game+%288%29.jpg
Running back Melvin Gordon told reporters on Wednesday that Rivers deserves to be in the MVP conversation, especially if the winning continues toward a division title.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Padres Trade for Shortstop]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:21:02 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-834215406.jpg
Friars send pitching prospect to Phillies for Gold Glove Finalist

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<![CDATA[ Three Openly Gay Men Compete for a Spot on US Olympic Team]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:19:36 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/johnfennellgay2018olympics_1200x675.jpg
An openly gay man has never competed for the U.S. in a Winter Games, and it's been 14 years since one did in a Summer Games, NBC News reported. John Fennell is one of three publicly out male athletes competing...

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<![CDATA[Holiday Bowl Coaches Happy to Be in San Diego]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:24:25 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Holiday_Bowl_Coaches_Happy_to_Be_in_San_Diego.jpg
NBC 7's MJ Acosta reports.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Redskins’ or ‘Redhawks’? Activists Spread Name Change Rumor]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:12:51 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-866004686.jpg
Washingtonians were nearly fooled by an "elaborate hoax" conducted by a Native American rights group saying the Washington Redskins had been renamed.In a far-reaching hoax, a group created several fake...

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<![CDATA[Full Speed Ahead for Olympic Alpine Skier Mikaela Shiffrin]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:31:39 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-853831270.jpg
Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin doesn't spend much time looking back, on ski hills or in life.

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<![CDATA[LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Turn Pro, Heading to Lithuania]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:09:05 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LaMelo-Ball-Lithuania-Liangelo-Ball.jpg
LaMelo Ball and LiAngelo Ball gave up their UCLA scholarships and gave up their amateur status as they joined BC Vytautas based in the Lithuanian city of Prienai.

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<![CDATA[NFL Network Suspends Faulk, 2 Others Over Allegation]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:21:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NFLAP_17257826351257.jpg
The NFL Network suspended Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and two other former NFL players-turned-analysts on Monday, after they and a former network executive were alleged to have sexually harassed a...

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<![CDATA[Aztecs' Penny Stacking Up Honors]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:11:18 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/Rashaad+Penny+Cutback.JPG
SDSU running back named to more All-American teams]]>
<![CDATA[Red Sox Pitcher Arrested on Domestic Assault Charge]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:42:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-667818360.jpg
Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright, 33, was reportedly arrested Friday night in his Tennessee home and charged with domestic assault.According to NBC Sports Boston, a statement attributed to the Wright...

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<![CDATA[FINALLY ... Alan Trammell is Going to Cooperstown]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:25:02 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Alan+Trammell+in+Dugout.JPG
San Diego native gets long-over due election to the Baseball Hall of Fame]]>
<![CDATA[Student Helps Dallas Marathon Winner Cross Finish Line After She Collapsed]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:55:32 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/new-dallas-marathon.jpg
The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon had an unexpected ending in the women's division with the winner struggling to reach the finish.Chandler Self won the women's division of the marathon with an unofficial time...
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<![CDATA[Chargers Blow Out Redskins]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:03:57 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/175*120/Rivers+Chargers+Redskins.JPG
Bolts get another big day from their QB in a lopsided win]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins at Chargers: Keys to the Game]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:37:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Chargers+King+and+Phillips.JPG
What both teams have to do to get a win in Carson]]>
<![CDATA[5 Things The Padres Should Do at the MLB Winter Meetings]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:04:06 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/184*120/Preller+Padres+Scouts.JPG
General Manager A.J. Preller should be active this week]]>
<![CDATA[Weekly San Diego Sports Preview]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:00:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Leland+Irving+Goalie+Gulls.jpg
NBC 7's Becki Schildhouse previews what is going on this week in San Diego sports.]]>
<![CDATA[Aztecs Suffer Last-Second Loss]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 20:41:10 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/Cal+at+Aztecs+Hoops.JPG
SDSU basketball team loses another game to a Pac-12 opponent]]>
<![CDATA[L.A. Chargers Look to Break Three-Way Tie in the AFC West]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:13:05 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/web+chargers.jpg
The Chargers are 6-2 and part of a three-way tie for the AFC West crown.

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<![CDATA[Padres Lose Out on Ohtani]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:36:33 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/Shohei+Ohtani+Pitching.JPG
Japanese star chooses another MLB suitor]]>
<![CDATA[Will Team USA Compete in the 2018 Winter Games?]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:49:44 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/teamusa2.jpg
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley recently said it was an "open question" if U.S. athletes would compete in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics because of concerns over North Korea.]]>
<![CDATA[Lindsey Vonn: I'm Not Representing Trump at Olympic Games]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:11:48 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lindsay-Vonn-Estrella-Esqui.jpg
American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is making it clear she'll be representing her country, but not her president, when she participates in the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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<![CDATA[Russia Banned, But 'Clean' Athletes Can Compete in Olympics]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:00:04 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_02_09.Still003.jpg
"Clean" Russian athletes will be invited to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, though they will be required to compete under the Olympic flag.]]>
<![CDATA[Supreme Court Taking Up Sports Betting Case]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:10:33 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/SCsportsbetting_1200x675.jpg
The billions spent on legal sports betting in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. But the U.S. Supreme Court seemed prepared Monday to bust Nevada's monopoly.Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey challenged a federal...

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<![CDATA[Padres Extend Preller, Finalize Coaching Staff]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:53:23 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/A.J.+Preller+Padres+GM.JPG
The Friars give their General Manager a chance to see if his work pays off]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Punched by Cop at UM Game Gets Community Service, Fine]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:57:09 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brigest+Freitas+UM+Fan.jpg
A woman who was punched by an officer as she was being carried out of a Miami Hurricanes football game at Hard Rock Stadium last month in a drunken incident will be serving 50 hours of community service and must...

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<![CDATA[Olympians Share Their Biggest Travel Pet Peeves]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:56:51 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pet+Peeves+Thumb.jpg
With holiday travel season coming up, members of Team USA, who are constantly on the road themselves, share the small travel annoyances that really grind their gears.]]>
<![CDATA[USC to Take on Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl]]> Sun, 03 Dec 2017 15:10:42 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/lagenerics-usc-helmet.jpg
USC will face Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl Dec. 29 in Arlington, Texas in the traditional Rose Bowl matchup of the Pac-12 and Big Ten champions, the College Football Playoff announced Sunday.

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