<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:12:31 -0400 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:12:31 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Your Flyered Up Photos]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:17:38 -0400 click here for more information on the contest. ]]> click here for more information on the contest. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/FlyeredUp+akkodha.jpg
Fans throughout the region are showing their Flyers spirit on Twitter, sending NBC10 their "FlyeredUp" photos. The winner of the contest will win two tickets to the first 2014 Flyers playoff game on April

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:45:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Larrazabal.jpg
A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his stinging injuries.

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<![CDATA[High School Blitz]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:45:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HS_Sports_Txt.jpg
Follow our area's top teams all season long on air and online.]]>
<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once portrayed the baseball-headed mascot. AJ Mass, who...

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<![CDATA[McNabb Serves 1-Day Sentence for DUI]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:12:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mcnabb+arrested+mugshot+background.jpg
A mugshot has been released of former Philadelphia Eagle Donovan McNabb a DUI arrest in Arizona.

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<![CDATA[A Flyers Playoff Pep Rally]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:49:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000006761411_1200x675_228435011527.jpg
Flyers Ice Girls came to the NBC10 studios to tell viewers about the event and how you can win playoff tickets.]]>
PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL]]> <![CDATA[Dismal Attendance at Sixers Games]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:43:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PHI+nba+lockout+sixers+fans+070111.jpg
The Philadelphia 76ers finished their “rebuilding” year averaging 13,869 fans a game -- a decrease of nearly 3,000 fans per game over last year’s mark. It represents a 17 percent drop.

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:59:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[2 Hernandez Associates Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:08:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Kaepernick Rips Report]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:11:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Kaepernick Probed in Hotel Incident]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:57:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:41:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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.

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<![CDATA[UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:59:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Phillies Home Opener]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:52:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Baseball+101+CBP+Generic+CBP+Dugout.jpg
NBC10 reporter Tim Furlong is at Citizens Bank Park for the Phillies Home Opener Tuesday. He explains the different fun fans can have at CBP.]]>
<![CDATA[Annual Blessing of the Baseballs]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:03:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000006697685_1200x675_220214851516.jpg
Fans gathered for the 8th annual Blessing of the Balls at Citizens Bank Park . Three local religious leaders gathered to bless the baseballs that the Phillies will use in their Home Opener.]]>
<![CDATA[Entertainment to Celebrate Phillies Home Opener]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:43:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CBPedit.jpg
Baseball is back in Philadelphia! NBC10's Jesse Gary reports from Citizens Bank Park on the free entertainment fans can enjoy before the Phillies home opener Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:35:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Phillies Home Opener on NBC10]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:43:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Phanatic.jpg
Good news! We're carrying the Phils' home opener on NBC10 AND we're still airing some of your favorite shows.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Parakeet Cheers on UConn ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:41:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.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[Golf Digest's May Cover Angers LPGA Pros]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:55:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP960458089875.jpg
Golf Digest’s May issue has stirred up controversy because of who landed on the cover. The magazine features 25-year-old Paulina Gretzky, fiancée of PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson and daughter of renowned...

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<![CDATA[Radio Host Apologizes for "Insensitive" C-Section Comments ]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:42:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/181759138.jpg
A morning radio host issued a public apology Friday for saying a New York Mets player should have asked his wife to get a C-section before the baseball season started so he wouldn't miss games while on paternity...

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<![CDATA[Woman Looks to Break All-Male Barrier in Lacrosse]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:13:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/161153179.jpg
Goalie Devon Wills might soon be in a league of her own. To those in the know, Wills is a brick wall. A former All-Ivy League lacrosse player at Dartmouth, the current assistant coach of the USC women’s lacrosse...

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<![CDATA[Was Ortiz Selfie With Obama Staged?]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:15:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/David+Ortiz+selfie+with+President+Obama+crop.jpg
That selfie that Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took with President Barack Obama on Tuesday may have been part of a marketing stunt. Now, Ortiz is taking some heat, NECN reports, after it emerged that...

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<![CDATA[Reporter Challenges NCAA Policy, Gets His Cat Mug Confiscated]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:33:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/185740987.jpg
A reporter covering the Elite Eight showdown on Sunday found that even his cute cat mug would not escape NCAA's strict branding rules. Wall Street Journal reporter Jason Gay brought a mug featuring illustrations...

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<![CDATA[David Ortiz Takes Selfie With President Obama]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:32:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/David+Ortiz+selfie+with+President+Obama+crop.jpg
The Red Sox met President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday, and slugger David Ortiz managed to get a selfie with the president. Within moments, the photo was retweeted thousands of times.

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<![CDATA[Angels Coach Breaks Leg on Opening Day First Pitch]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:59:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/168967896.jpg
Baseball season got off to a painful start for Angels hitting coach Don Baylor, who suffered a leg injury when he caught the ceremonial first pitch before Monday's Opening Day game at Angel...

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