<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 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 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:43 -0400 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:43 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Florida Panthers Drop Lady Panthers Cheerleaders]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:11:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022811+florida+panthers+dancers.jpg
The Florida Panthers are dropping their cheerleading team after nine seasons, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Miami's Winning Streak Comes To An End in Atlanta]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:25:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452577970.jpg
The Marlins had their three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday in a loss to Atlanta

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Start 2014 Journey on Thursday]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:48:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP134431391725_0.jpg
Summer may still be in full swing, but football season officially returns in South Florida on Thursday when the Miami Dolphins begin their 2014 campaign. The team is set to report to training camp Thursday...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Hang On For Third Straight Win]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:39:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452538030.jpg
The Marlins bullpen allowed three runs in the eighth but Miami was able to finish a 6-5 win on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Honors Bernie Rosen for 65 Years of Service]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:47:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bernie+rosen.jpg
On Tuesday, NBC 6 celebrated one of our own. Bernie Rosen returned to the WTVJ newsroom to be honored for 65 years of distinguished service.

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<![CDATA[Christian Yelich Wins Heart and Hustle Award For Marlins]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:30:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/174367103.jpg
Christian Yelich was named as the winner of the Marlins' Heart & Hustle Award

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<![CDATA[Jones Comes Up Big For Miami in 10th]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:54:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/488857631.jpg
Garrett Jones hit a two-run single in the top of the tenth inning to give Miami a 3-1 win

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<![CDATA[WNBA Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:24:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP13030709140.jpg
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a...

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<![CDATA[Stanton Want Marlins to Keep Cishek: Report]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450128908.jpg
Fans of the Miami Marlins may be about to go through the exact same thing Miami Heat fans just got done with: a star player who can leave making it known who he wants to keep on the team, but may leave anyway.

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<![CDATA[Two Pro Athletes Arrested Outside South Beach Club]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:48:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/dunbarmugshots2.jpg
Authorities say two professional athletes have been arrested after fighting outside a Miami Beach nightclub.

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<![CDATA[Alvarez Exits Early in Sixth Straight Loss For Miami]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:06:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452396538.jpg
Henderson Alvarez was forced to leave in the third inning after a ball hit him in his shin

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<![CDATA[Second Half Starts With Giant Loss]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:18:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450825740.jpg
The Marlins dropped their fifth game in a row in a 9-1 blowout loss to San Francisco

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<![CDATA[Miami Heat Sign First-Round Pick Guard Shabazz Napier]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:46:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/482978125.jpg
The Miami Heat continued stocking the roster Friday announcing the signing of first-round draft pick point guard Shabazz Napier.

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<![CDATA[Miami Heat Re-Sign Forward Udonis Haslem]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:37:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/169686488.jpg
The Miami Heat continued to bring back veteran leadership to the roster by re-signing power forward Udonis Haslem to a two-year contract. The deal will be worth approximately $5.5 million over the two years...

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<![CDATA[Miami Dolphins Sign Third-Round Pick Billy Turner]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:24:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/New+Dolphins+logo.jpg
The Miami Dolphins will have their full roster of draft picks when training camp begins next week. The Fins announced Friday that it had signed third-round draft pick Billy Turner.]]>
<![CDATA[McEnroe's Son Arrested for Drugs]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:11:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kevin+mcenroe.jpg
Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of tennis champion John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested in New York City after he was caught with dozens of oxycodone and morphine pills, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Moving to L.A. or Chicago: Report]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:32:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/4888459211.jpg
The National Football League will take the 2015 Draft on the road. According to the L.A. Times, the NFL will choose between Los Angeles and Chicago as the host of the annual selection show.

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<![CDATA[Brad Penny Makes Progress in Comeback Attempt]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:25:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111440918.jpg
Brad Penny is pitching well in the minor leagues and could join the Marlins later this month

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<![CDATA[Derek Jeter's All-Star Goodbye]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:12:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Jeter-ASG-Goodbye-0715.jpg
The Yankee great's victory lap marks a big win for him – and baseball.

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<![CDATA[Miami Heat Re-Sign Forward Udonis Haslem: Reports]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:38:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/169684663.jpg
The Miami Heat continued filling out the roster Monday with the signing of long-time Heat forward Udonis Haslem to a new contract, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman.

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<![CDATA[Dwyane Wade Re-Signs with the Miami Heat: Reports]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:21:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/120713+dwyane+wade.jpg
The Miami Heat continued filling out their post-LeBron James roster by re-signing the superstar who has been a Heat player his entire career, Dwyane Wade.

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<![CDATA[Miami Man Accuses Pouncey Brothers of Assault]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:52:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ricky+vasquez+cameo.jpg
A popular South Florida social media user is accusing two professional football players of assault at a Miami Beach nightclub.

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<![CDATA[Victims in Alleged Pouncey Brothers Attack to Sue]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:36:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ricky+vasquez+cameo.jpg
The victims in an alleged altercation with two professional football players at a Miami Beach nightclub have said they will file a lawsuit against them.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Derek Jeter Ad Creates A Buzz]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:32:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DerekJeter21.jpg
Fans, celebrities, and rivals alike, are tipping their hats to New York Yankee Derek Jeter.

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<![CDATA[Stanton Hits Six Home Runs in Derby]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:22:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452163250.jpg
Giancarlo Stanton had an exciting first round but was unable to hit any home runs in his next round

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<![CDATA[Chalmers To Sign Two-Year Deal With Heat]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:38:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/464398975.jpg
Mario Chalmers will remain a member of the Miami Heat for the next two seasons

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<![CDATA[San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy "Ice Girl" Uniforms]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:36:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ice+girls.jpg
The San Jose Sharks are taking a hit on social media over their decision to recruit midrift-baring "ice girls" to sweep away the ice, which some fans say is exploitative of women's bodies.

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<![CDATA[New Scoreboard Coming to UM's BankUnited Center]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:47:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/buc+scoreboard.jpg
A new $1 million scoreboard will be debut at the University of Miami's BankUnited Center in October.

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<![CDATA[Miami Heat Re-Sign Chris Andersen]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:52:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/451158770.jpg
The Heat are officially bringing back Chris Andersen in a multi-year deal.

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<![CDATA[LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:56:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Streaker-LeBron.jpg
Basketball star LeBron James posted an Instagram video of a streaker who ran onto the field during the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.]]>
<![CDATA[Marlins See Good and Bad During Uneven 1st Half]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:10:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/167869841.jpg
The first half for the Marlins had its moments of greatness but also had moments of disappointment

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<![CDATA[LeBron's Cleveland Move Triggers Support, Snark ]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:51:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/070714+lebron+james.jpg
LeBron James on Friday told Sports Illustrated that he is returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years with the Miami Heat. The news immediately made #BackToCleveland, #TeamCavs,...

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<![CDATA[First Half Ends For Marlins With Lopsided Loss]]> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:30:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452100866.jpg
The Marlins closed out the first half of the season with a loss and a sweep at the hands of the Mets

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