<![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 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:16:30 -0400 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:16:30 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Heat Start Title Defense With 99-88 Win Over Bobcats]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:57:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/485759827.jpg
The Heat opened their title defense with a 99-88 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Marlins Come From Behind To Complete Sweep of Seattle]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:13:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/485755093.jpg
The Marlins completed a sweep of the Seattle Mariners on Sunday with a comeback in the eighth inning

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<![CDATA[Alvarez Leads Marlins To Second Straight Win]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:09:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/485680685.jpg
Henderson Alvarez pitched a two-hit shutout for the Marlins on Saturday in their 7-0 win

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<![CDATA[90 mph Fastball Hits Player in Face]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:48:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041914+DeShields+Twitter.jpg
A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90 miles per hour. DeLino DeShields, Jr. said he didn't feel any pain when the ball slammed...

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<![CDATA[Stanton Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam To Give Marlins 8-4 Win]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:52:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/485147207.jpg
Giancarlo Stanton hit a walk-off grand slam on Friday to give the Marlins a 8-4 win

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:35:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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 Spends Day in AZ Jail ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:12:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mcnabb+arrested+mugshot+background.jpg
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by Maricopa County Justice...

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<![CDATA[Heat to Take on Bobcats in First Round of Playoffs]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:34:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/463585371.jpg
The Heat will take on the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round of the playoffs starting Sunday

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<![CDATA[Nationals Blast Away Marlins With Late Power Surge]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:57:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/485147187.jpg
The Marlins saw a 3-0 lead turn into a 6-3 loss quickly on Wednesday against the Nationals

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<![CDATA[LeBron and Bosh To Sit in Finale For Heat]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:54:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/115950701.jpg
LeBron James and Chris Bosh will be given the night off on Wednesday as the Heat wrap up the regular season

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<![CDATA[Koehler Dominates Nationals as Marlins End Eight-Game Skid]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/182047134.jpg
The Marlins ended an eight-game losing streak on Tuesday with an 11-2 win over the Nationals

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<![CDATA[Marlins Three Losses Away From Franchise Record ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:01:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/482071493.jpg
The Miami Marlins have lost eight games in a row and only three games shy of a franchise record

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<![CDATA[White Hot Heat Week Kicks Off With Car Decal Event]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:28:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/heat+mascot.jpg
The Miami Heat are getting fans pumped for the playoffs with the 2014 White Hot Heat Week kicking off Monday with their car decal event.]]>
<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:59:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Hurricanes Show Off New Look Prior to Spring Game]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:34:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/new+hurricanes+uniforms.jpg
The Miami Hurricanes unveiled their much anticipated new look on Saturday before their spring game

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<![CDATA[2 Hernandez Associates Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:08:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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.nbcmiami.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[Heat Fan Wins $1,000 Shopping Spree With Birdman ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:08:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/176*120/170992000.jpg
A Miami Heat fan took a trip to the store she won't soon forget, leaving an area Winn-Dixie with a cart of free groceries and memories of a shopping spree with Chris "Birdman" Andersen.

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Probed in Hotel Incident]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:57:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Marlins Blow Five Run Lead, Fall For Third Straight Time]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:09:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/483642345.jpg
The Miami Marlins have now lost three games in a row after a 10-7 loss to the Washington Nationals

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<![CDATA[Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:41:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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.

<![CDATA[Marlins Place Turner on Disabled List ]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:38:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/482316057.jpg
The Miami Marlins placed SP Jacob Turner on the disabled list on Wednesday and recalled Arquimedes Caminero

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<![CDATA[UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:59:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Marlins Drop Second Straight With Shutout Loss to Nats]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:27:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/483432927.jpg
The Marlins lost to the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Tuesday which was their second straight loss

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<![CDATA[UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:35:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Jose Fernandez Named Co-NL Player of the Week]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/482997181.jpg
Jose Fernandez was named the co-NL Player of the Week on Monday after a 2-0 start

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