<![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-usMon, 27 Feb 2017 01:45:53 -0500Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:45:53 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Marlins Star Fernandez Was Married Before MLB Debut: Report]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:41:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-4824552761.jpg
Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez, who was killed in a boating accident last year, was married before he ever made his debut with the team, according to a new report.

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<![CDATA[Marlins' Conley Struggles in Loss to Cardinals]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:33:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-526232760.jpg
Marlins pitcher Adam Conley allowed four runs in the team's 7-4 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Heat Take Down Pacers for Third Straight Win]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:04:52 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-614064232.jpg
The Heat won a third consecutive game with their 113-95 victory over the Pacers on Saturday

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<![CDATA[Marlins Top Cardinals in Exhibition Opener]]> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-604593690.jpg
The Marlins began the Grapefruit League with a 8-7 win over the Cardinals on Saturday

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<![CDATA[Heat Start Second Half With Lopsided Win]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:51:32 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-626336598.jpg
The Heat began the second half of their season with an easy 108-90 win over the Hawks on Friday

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<![CDATA[Flames Use Big First Period to Beat Panthers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:19:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-637069428.jpg
The Panthers allowed three early goals and could not recover in their 4-2 loss on Friday

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<![CDATA[Former Miami Marlins Pitcher Takes Oath to Become US Citizen]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:06:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/anibal+sanchez+2.jpg
We've seen so much passion and anger in the past few months over issues surrounding immigration, but if there's one sure-fire way to make all sides feel good about immigration, it's by watching 123 immigrants...

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<![CDATA[Heat's Chris Bosh Joins TNT as Studio Analyst]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:21:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/3884398.jpg
Heat star Chris Bosh will appear on TNT as a studio analyst for a new series entitled "Players Only"

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<![CDATA[Marlins Set to Begin Grapefruit League Play]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5165904601.jpg
The Marlins will kick off their Grapefruit League schedule on Saturday against the Cardinals

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<![CDATA[Jameis Winston Speech Angers Parents]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:27:13 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/JameisWinston0224_MP4-148796316337200001.jpg
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is being criticized after comments he made to students at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg, Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Dolphins Sign Former Legends For Special 'Retirement' Event]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:28:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/195*120/022217+miami+dolphins+resign+former+players.jpg
The group, which included quarterback Dan Marino, combined for two NFL MVP award, 14 All-Pro Selections and 25 Pro Bowl appearances

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<![CDATA[Jameis Winston in Hot Water Over Comments to School Kids]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:44:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/174*120/GettyImages-630219098.jpg
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is finding himself again clarifying comments he made – this time, telling young girls at a recent school visit they are “supposed to be silent” in life.

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<![CDATA[Panthers' Win Streak Ends in Loss to Oilers]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:04:37 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-637947020.jpg
The Panthers had their winning streak snapped with a 4-3 loss to the Oilers on Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Tom Brady Compiles Hilarious 'Suspect Board' of Possible Jersey Thieves]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:50:14 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/brady-jersey-GettyImages-485055278.jpg
There's been a lot of serious talk lately about the jersey stolen from Tom Brady's locker on the night of Super Bowl LI.

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<![CDATA[Magic Johnson Takes Lakers Reins Amid Front Office Shakeup]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:53:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/lakers-shakeup.jpg
Lakers legend and NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations in a major front office restructuring for the storied franchise.General manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss, team president Jeannie Buss' brother, have been relieved of their duties, the Lakers announced Tuesday. The restructuring comes during the worst four-year stretch in franchise history.

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<![CDATA[Marlins' Ichiro Injures Knee in Outfield Collision]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:50:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-611849744.jpg
Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki bruised his right knee when he collided with Brandon Barnes on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[Police Value Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey at $500K]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:16:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-634604296.jpg
The jersey was reportedly stolen after the Patriots' 34-28 comeback victory over the Atlanta Falcons in overtime.

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<![CDATA[Trocheck's Late Goal Lifts Panthers to Fifth Straight Win]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:49:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631363560.jpg
The Panthers kept their winning streak alive with a 2-1 win on Monday in St. Louis

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<![CDATA[Dolphins to Acquire Julius Thomas for Draft Pick: Report]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:52:26 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624663620.jpg
The Dolphins reportedly will acquire tight end Julius Thomas for a draft pick on Monday

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<![CDATA[Don Mattingly Urges Marlins to Play Like Jose Fernandez]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:12:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5431705301.jpg
Marlins manager Don Mattingly told his team to play with Jose Fernandez's spirit this season

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<![CDATA[Panthers Move Into Playoff Position With Fourth Straight Win]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:52:09 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631502686.jpg
The Panthers have now won four straight and would make the playoffs if the season ended today

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<![CDATA[Panthers Win Third Straight in Anaheim]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:00:45 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-634458988.jpg
The Panthers used four unanswered goals to beat the Ducks 4-1 in Anaheim on Friday

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<![CDATA[Michael Jordan's Top Sports Moments]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:11:52 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.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 on the NBA hardwood.

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<![CDATA[Gymnastics Doc Used Hide-and-Seek Games to Molest: Accuser]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:11:04 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.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 reported."Almost every time I was there for a couple of years, something occurred," the woman, a former family friend, said during a preliminary hearing before a judge ordered disgraced doctor Larry Nassar to stand trial on state sex-abuse charges.Nassar, 53, is also charged in federal court with possession of child pornography — more than 37,000 images, including Go Pro video he allegedly made himself.

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<![CDATA[Dan Marino Specialty License Plate Being Considered]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DanMarino14.jpg
All proceeds from sales of the plate would go to the Dan Marino Foundation, which raises money and provides services for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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<![CDATA[Heat Hire Shane Battier to Lead Analytics Department]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:12:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-538849990.jpg
The Heat have hired NBA champion Shane Battier as the head of their analytics department

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<![CDATA[Heat End First Half With Win in Houston]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:24:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-4989692421.jpg
The Heat closed out the first half with a 117-109 win over the Rockets in Houston on Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Marlins Owner Loria Could Become Ambassador to France]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:31:33 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-166177852.jpg
The White House is reportedly interested in naming Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria as the ambassador to France

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