<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usTue, 26 Sep 2017 05:22:09 -0400Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:22:09 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Marlins' Stanton and Ozuna Share Player of the Week Award]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:50:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-826780700.jpg
Marlins outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna were named co-Players of the Week on Monday

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<![CDATA[Wade Among Hot Topics at Miami Heat's Media Day]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:52:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WADE-MIAMI-HEAT.jpg
Will Dwayne Wade return to the Miami Heat? Do the players have any hidden talents? Embarrassing nicknames? NBC 6 Sports Reporter Chris Fischer gets answers at the Heat's Media Day.]]>
<![CDATA[ Lebron James: Trump Trying to 'Divide Us']]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:34:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/US-OH-Lebron-James-CR-150637647303700002.jpg
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James spoke Monday about the NFL protest saying President Trump is trying to divide the nation.]]>
<![CDATA[WWII Vet, 97, Takes a Knee to Support NFL Protests]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ww2-vet-takes-knee.jpg
A photo of a 97-year-old WWII veteran kneeling to show solidarity with protesting NFL players is being shared widely on social media after the vet's grandson posted it to Twitter Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Miami Dolphins United In Protest After Trump Comments]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:32:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/092517+Miami+Dolphins.jpg
The Miami Dolphins were united in protest during the national anthem on Sunday. Most were linked in arms, some took a knee, but player Jermon Bushrod said none wanted to offend their flag or the United...

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<![CDATA[Memorable Protests by Athletes Through the Years]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:16:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/kapernick_gallery.jpg
After President Donald Trump demanded that the NFL fire athletes who do not stand during the national anthem, more than 200 players knelt, sat or otherwise expressed protest during Sunday games across the...

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<![CDATA[Jordan Addresses Trump's Battle With Sports World: Report]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:32:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/MJ1.png
Add Michael Jordan to the list of sports figures addressing President Donald Trump's comments about national anthem protests and activist athletes.
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<![CDATA[Monday Marks 1-Year-Anniversary of Jose Fernandez's Death]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:52:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-482455276.jpg
Jose Fernandez's close friends and family members, including his mother, say September 25th doesn't feel any different for them because every day since the baseball star's tragic death has been just as painful.

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<![CDATA[NFL Players Protest During National Anthem]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/US-NFL-National-Anthem-CR-150633995181200002.jpg
AP reporters counted more than 200 NFL players who did not stand during the national anthem before their games on Sunday. Six refused to stand the week before, mainly protesting police brutality.]]>
<![CDATA[Wade Bought Out by Bulls, According to Reports]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:12:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-651920092.jpg
According to multiple reports, the Chicago Bulls have reached a buyout agreement with forward Dwyane Wade.

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<![CDATA[See It: NFL Players Protest After Trump's Criticism]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:07:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/186*120/AP_17269024803186.jpg
After days of criticism from President Donald Trump, NFL players knelt and protested in other ways during the national anthem of their games.

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<![CDATA[A's Catcher Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:30:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17267055421697.jpg
Oakland Athletics' catcher Bruce Maxwell on Saturday took a knee during the playing of the national anthem, marking the first time a Major League Baseball player has performed such an act.A photo snapped...

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick’s Mom Fires Back at Trump, Says She's 'Proud']]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ap-niners-colin-kaepernick.jpg
Colin Kaepernick's mother has nothing but pride for her son's form of protest, despite President Donald Trump's critique of it.At a rally in Alabama Friday night Trump said NFL owners should fire players...

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<![CDATA[Jeter Fires Marlins Executives Conine and McKeon]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:23:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-122289575.jpg
Derek Jeter has fired Marlins executives Jeff Conine, Jack McKeon, Andre Dawson and Tony Perez

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<![CDATA[Marlins' Stanton Remains on Pace for 60 Home Runs]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:34:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-850255198.jpg
With ten games left in the season, Giancarlo Stanton is still on pace for 60 home runs

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Game Preview: Week Three vs. Jets]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:50:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630420016.jpg
The Dolphins will take on the 0-2 Jets at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday

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<![CDATA[French to Skip 2018 Olympics If N. Korea Tensions Continue]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:11:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Un-ano-Winter-Olympic-Games-Juegos-Olimpicos-de-Invierno-Pyeongchang-Corea-del-Sur.jpg
France has become the first nation participating in the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to express doubts about going, given the ongoing tensions with North Korea, Reuters reported.If...

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: Finally, a Full Game Slate!]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:05:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615947544.jpg
If you’re a fan of the Miami Hurricanes or Florida State Seminoles, you might be a little rusty with this season considering both teams haven’t played since September 2nd while Miami Dolphins head into...

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<![CDATA[Dolphins' Parkey Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:34:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-848608394.jpg
Dolphins kicker Cody Parkey was honored for his game-winning field goal on Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Heat Exercise Fourth-Year Option on Justise Winslow]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:21:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6298607881.jpg
The Heat picked up their fourth-year team option on Justise Winslow on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Hold On to Spoil Chargers' LA Debut]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:56:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/GettyImages-454028360.jpg
The Dolphins beat the LA Chargers Sunday with a 19-17 victory

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Game Preview: Week Two vs. Chargers]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:43:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-838665504.jpg
The Dolphins will begin their season on Sunday against the Chargers in Los Angeles

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: Dolphins Return to Action]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:26:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-838659808.jpg
Last weekend, both college football and NFL teams in the state either cancelled or postponed games with Irma on the move.

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