<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:40 -0500 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:40 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ernie Banks Mourned]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:38:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Ernie-Banks-Chicago-Cubs.jpg
Ernie Banks is a Chicago legend who touched many lives, both on and off the field. He embodied the spirit of the Chicago Cubs and united fans as an unwavering point of pride for the team. Fans across the country

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<![CDATA[Life and Times of Ernie Banks]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:18:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ernie_banksP11.jpg
Ernie Banks is a baseball legend, the first African American to play for the Chicago Cubs and the first black manager in Major League Baseball. He is known for his skills at bat and in the field, as well as his...

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<![CDATA[Heat Survive Pacers Rally for Rare Home Win]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:23:44 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/462047260.jpg
The Heat hung on to a two-point win on Friday in only their 8th win of the season at home

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<![CDATA[Cubs Great Ernie Banks Dies at 83]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ErnieBanks2014.jpg
Ernie Banks, the Chicago Cubs great who was affectionately known as "Mr. Cub" and was the face of the franchise for decades, has passed away at the age of 83. Banks was the first African-American to don a...

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<![CDATA[Patriots Face a Test in Seahawks' Read-Option]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/russwillsea.jpg
Wilson led all quarterbacks in rushing in 2014 and averaged 7.2 yards per carry

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<![CDATA[Stanton Chosen as Judge for Miss Universe Pageant]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:56:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/459240602.jpg
Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be a judge for the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Ekblad Added to NHL All-Star Game Roster]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:25:43 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/462025632.jpg
Aaron Ekblad will join Roberto Luongo as Florida's two All-Stars in Sunday's game

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<![CDATA[Ravens' Cody Being Investigated]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:41:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Terrence+Cody+157365657.jpg
Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Terrence Cody is under investigation for animal cruelty, the Baltimore Sun reported.

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<![CDATA[NFL Patriots Probe ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:05:33 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/super-bowl-footballs-AP339355819322.jpg
The New England Patriots used footballs that were under-inflated in the first half of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, evidence so far in the National Football League's...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Reportedly Sign Ichiro Suzuki]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:05:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/455745484.jpg
The Marlins have reportedly found their fourth outfielder and it will be MLB star Ichiro Suzuki

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<![CDATA[Putting Balls To The Test]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:28:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_deflatedballs0122001_1500x845.jpg
University of Indianapolis football players take part in experiment to demonstrate the potential advantages of a partially deflated ball.]]>
<![CDATA[Inmate Vows $88B Suit for "Gross Stupidity" After Cowboys "Stolen" Victory]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:59:59 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/terry-hendrix.jpg
A prison inmate still reeling from the Dallas Cowboys' playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers has decided to take action to remedy to defeat, announcing intent to sue NFL officials for $88 billion for "gross...

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<![CDATA[Blount: From Unemployed to Starring Role]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:39:41 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/blountbakpat.jpg
Blount returned to New England, where he played well in 2013, to give the Patriots a powerful force in their running game

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<![CDATA[Wade's Streak of All-Star Starts Comes to an End]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:14:18 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/4942202515.jpg
Dwyane Wade will not start the 2015 All-Star Game ending a 9-year streak of being voted in

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<![CDATA[NBA Hits Wade With Fine for Obscene Gesture]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:17:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/458463540.jpg
Dwyane Wade was caught with his middle finger extended and it cost him $15,000

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<![CDATA[Brady: "I Didn't Alter the Ball"]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:24:25 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tom-brady-presser-thumb-AP210855816629.jpg
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he "didn't alter the ball in any way" at a Thurday afternoon press conference amid the "Deflategate" controversy. "I feel like I've always played within...

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<![CDATA[Heat Fight Back But Fall Short in Charlotte]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:04:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/460612244.jpg
The Heat tried to rally back in Charlotte on Wednesday but fell by two points in the end

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<![CDATA[Patriots Coach: "No Explanation" for "Deflategate"]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bill-belechick-deflate-presser-AP145710954535.jpg
Amid an NFL investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game, New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick said at a press conference, "I...

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<![CDATA[ESPN Sues Notre Dame Over Open Records Request]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:05:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/157220308.jpg
ESPN has filed a lawsuit against University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes involving certain...

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<![CDATA[5 Super Story Lines Heading into Super Bowl XLIX]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:32:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/162*120/dapatsduo.jpg
Seattle, New England last met in 2012, when Seahawks rallied for a close victory

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<![CDATA[Heat Fans Take Top Honors on Forbes List]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:37:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/146575469.jpg
The Heat have continued to enjoy great support from their fans even after the departure of LeBron James

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<![CDATA[Thunder Top Heat in Another Loss at Home]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:22:59 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/459586088.jpg
The Heat fell to 7-13 on the year in Miami with their loss to the Thunder on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[Pro Golfer Brooke Pancake Signs Deal With Waffle House]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:22:44 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP113897309254.jpg
A pancake will be seen in Waffle House restaurants across the nation. Pro golfer Brooke Pancake announced Tuesday that she has partnered with the restaurant chain. Pancake will be visiting Waffle Houses...

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<![CDATA[Usain Bolt Shares His Favorite "Bolt Babies" Photos]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:59:03 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bolt_babies_usain_arian_owen.jpg
Olympic champion Usain Bolt took to his Twitter feed to share some of his favorite "Bolt Babies" celebratory photos.

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<![CDATA[Panthers Limp Into Break With 4th Straight Loss]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/460885896.jpg
The Panthers continued to struggle as they dropped a fourth straight decision on Monday

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<![CDATA[Seahawks Apologize for "Poor Judgment" in MLK Day Tweet ]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:40:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/seahawks-flag-461738242.jpg
Less than 24 hours after clinching a spot in the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks found themselves issuing an apology for a social media fumble.

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<![CDATA[Patriot Pulls Woman From Flipped Car After Making Super Bowl]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:09:13 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Vince+Wilford+overturned+car+1200.png
After helping the New England Patriots secure the win that is sending the team to the Super Bowl, Vince Wilfork helped save a woman from an overturned car. According to Massachusetts State Police, he only needed...

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<![CDATA[Winners and Losers From NFL Conference Championship Games]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:58:50 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/461740468.jpg
The Seahawks and Patriots are of course the biggest winners in Sunday’s conference championship games, and now are set to meet in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. But there were other winners...

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<![CDATA[Road to the Super Bowl: NFL Conference Championships]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:32:32 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/461742520.jpg
Take a look at best images from this year's NFL conference championships.

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<![CDATA[Panthers Gain Point in Third Straight Loss]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:46:34 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/458130196.jpg
The Panthers fell for the third time in a row on Saturday but came away with a point

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<![CDATA[NFL Playoffs: Key Players to Watch]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:07:27 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/461356606.jpg
In AFC matchup, Colts QB Andrew Luck has yet to have a good game or a victory against the Patriots. He'll need to do better to reach the Super Bowl. In the NFC game, the Packers' linebacking crew will need...

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