<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usMon, 20 Feb 2017 01:12:51 -0500Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:12:51 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Michael Jordan's Top Sports Moments]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:11:52 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TITLEMJ.jpg
Air Jordan turns 54 today. From the unforgettable "double nickel" game at Madison Square Garden to the iconic "Flu Game" against the Utah Jazz, take a look back at some of Michael Jordan's greatest moments...

<![CDATA[Gymnastics Doc Used Hide-and-Seek Games to Molest: Accuser]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:11:04 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gymnasticsdoctormolestor.jpg
A woman who says the disgraced team doctor for USA Gymnastics molested her as a child testified Friday that he turned games of hide-and-seek in the basement of his home into abuse sessions, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Roy Jones Jr. Fights in Delaware]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:37:49 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Roy+Jones.jpg
Roy Jones Jr. is taking on Bobby Gunn for the WBF World Cruiser Weight Title in Delaware this weekend; which prompted NBC10's Vai Sikahema and Tracy Davidson to practice their boxing skills.

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<![CDATA[Student With Special Needs Gets Shot With NJ School Team]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:36:39 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kyle+Cross+Haddon+Heights.JPG
A South Jersey high school student had a night to remember Tuesday. Kyle Cross, a special needs student, got the chance to be in the starting lineup for the last game of Haddon Heights High School's season.

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong Can Go Ahead: Judge]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:35:18 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lancearmstrongmara.jpg
A federal judge has allowed a civil lawsuit brought by the U.S. government against disgraced former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong to proceed, tossing aside Armstrong's arguments that the case should be dismissed.The Justice Department alleges in the lawsuit, made under the False Claims Act, that Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de France winner, defrauded the government by doping while sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service. The Justice Department declined to comment Tuesday.From 2000 to 2004, the Postal Service paid Armstrong's team, the aptly named U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team, a little more than $32 million, most of which went to Armstrong because he was the team's star rider, according to court filings.But the government is seeking damages nearing $100 million, about three times what USPS paid in sponsorships to the Postal Service Team during periods that fall within the False Claims Act's statute of limitations.

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<![CDATA[Charles Oakley's MSG Ban Lifted, But He Wants an Apology]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:04:32 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/oakley+dolan.jpg
Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before he would return.

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<![CDATA[Former Miami Dolphin Quentin Moses Dies in GA House Fire]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:41:36 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/021217+quentin+moses.jpg
Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Quentin Moses was one of three people killed in a house fire in Georgia early Sunday, authorities said.Moses, 33, was found unconscious inside the burning home in the city of Monroe just after 6 a.m. after firefighters arrived, Monroe Fire Department officials said.He was moved outside and given CPR then taken to a local hospital where he died. After the roof collapsed, firefighters later discovered the bodies of 10-year-old Jasmine Godard and her mother, 31-year-old Andria Godard, inside the home.

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<![CDATA[NBC10 Responds: Cheering Isn't Cheap]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:21:10 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/St+Agnes+Cheerleaders.JPG
Months after the St. Agnes Sacred Heart Cheerleading Team had done its fundraising, they still hadn't seen the money from Fashion Republic so they turned to NBC10 Responds and Harry Hairston.

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<![CDATA[Marlins: Jose Fernandez's Estate Targeted by Two Lawsuits]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 18:22:53 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/josefernandezfeuerherd.jpg
Jose Fernandez's estate will be named as the defendant in a pair of negligence and personal injury lawsuits.When the former ace of the Miami Marlins tragically passed away in September, two other men perished with him. The parents of both men will be the plaintiffs in the lawsuits. Each lawsuit is seeking $2 million in damages from Fernandez's estate. One lawsuit was filed on Friday, and a second will become official on Monday.Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Jesus Macias were the other men with Fernandez on his boat that evening. Rivero who was 25 and Macias who was 27 had alcohol in their systems at the time of the crash, but were not over the legal limit. Rivero's toxicology report showed cocaine, but Macias' did not. Fernandez however was legally drunk and also had cocaine in his body. Both families are being represented by attorney Christopher Royer.

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<![CDATA[More Patriots Stars Boycott Visit to Trump White House]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:59:00 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newenglandpatriotsfeuerherd.jpg
Six New England Patriots players have a message for the Trump White House: We're just not that into you, NBC News reported.Since the team won an historic fifth Super Bowl with a stunning come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta Falcons in overtime on February 5th, a growing number of players on the team have told the press that they would turn down an invite to commemorate their victory at the White House.And while some have not explicitly cited President Donald Trump and his policies as the reason — some have — and the number of players planning to boycott a future photo-op is unprecedented compared to years past.

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<![CDATA[Back-to-Back Falls Can't Crush UCLA Cheerleader's Spirit]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:22:53 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/02-10-2017-ucla-cheerleader-generic.jpg
UCLA's win over Oregon wasn't the only impressive comeback Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion.

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<![CDATA[Olympic Torch Revealed for 2018 Winter Games]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:44:03 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/olympictorch.jpg
The torch that will be used at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics was unveiled Thursday in Korea with one year to go until the opening ceremony.The torch is designed so that the flame will burn continuously in various weather conditions as the torch makes its way to PyeongChang from Olympia, Greece, the site of the ancient Olympic Games.

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<![CDATA[Costas Passes Torch to Tirico as Prime Time Olympics Host]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:52:42 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mike-costoas.jpg
Mike Tirico is taking over for Bob Costas as prime time host of the Olympics on NBC, the network announced Thursday, exactly a year before the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Costas has served in the role for all 11 Olympic games since 1992. "It has been both a privilege and an incredible personal and professional experience to have been part of NBC's Olympic coverage all these years," Costas said in a statement.

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<![CDATA[Team USA Mentors Young Luge Athletes of the Future]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:41:59 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000019268513_1200x675_872646723713.jpg
The 2018 Winter Olympic Games begin a year from now in Pyeong-Chang South Korea. Team USA hopefuls are hard at work training, while also mentoring athletes of the future including at Blue Mountain in the Poconos.]]>
<![CDATA[Quiz: How Well Do You Remember the 2014 Winter Games?]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:26:35 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2017-02-07+at+2.10.43+PM.png
How much do you remember from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia? We put together a little quiz to test your knowledge as we look ahead to 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.]]>
<![CDATA[Countdown to PyeongChang: 2018 Winter Olympics a Year Away]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:48:01 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-632256194web.jpg
A year from now, figure skaters will be striving to land their quadruple jumps in PyeongChang, South Korea. Snowboard big air, mass start in speed skating and other new events will make their debuts. And we will likely see Nigeria's first bobsled team and a snowboarder from Uganda.Here's what to expect at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, which will take place Feb. 9 to Feb. 25, 2018. Tickets go on sale on Feb. 9. Let the countdown begin.

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<![CDATA[Olympics Athletes Inspire Kids to Luge in Poconos]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:26:04 -0500 //media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Blue+Mountain+Sledding.JPG
Team USA are hard at work training for the 2018 Winter Olympics, but they still made time to mentor some athletes of the future.

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