<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Sports]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida https://www.nbcmiami.comen-usMon, 20 Nov 2017 23:48:12 -0500Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:48:12 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Slams Marshawn Lynch for Anthem Protest in Mexico ]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:20:27 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/lynchtrump.jpg
President Trump took to social media Monday to slam Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for not standing during the U.S. national anthem as the team played the New England Patriots in Mexico...
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<![CDATA[CTE Turned Ex-NFL Star From Top Lawyer to ‘Other Person']]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:54:12 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-822512332.jpg
After completing an NFL career that included two Super Bowls, Fred McNeill got an advanced law degree and practiced law. But within just a few years, he began to fall apart, losing his temper, losing his memory...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:02:58 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/11-8-2017-ucla-basketball-hill-riley-ball-2.jpg
Two days after LaVar Ball, father of detained UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed President Donald Trump's role in the return of three UCLA men's basketball players detained in China, the president fired...

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<![CDATA[Truex Jr. Goes For First Title as Girlfriend Battles Cancer]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:36:02 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-875058922.jpg
Sunday afternoon, Martin Truex Jr. will be driving as his biggest fan will be rooting him on while she fights a battle bigger than anything he will see on the track.

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Game Preview: Week 11 vs. Buccaneers]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:32:43 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-866860958.jpg
The Dolphins will bring a three-game losing streak into their game with the Buccaneers on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Homestead a Homecoming For Several NASCAR Crew Members]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:22:16 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/NASCARBuschTrack-GettyImages-498384764.jpg
From the Allison family to the drivers that made the Hialeah Speedway a destination, South Florida has a rich history when it comes to stock car racing.

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<![CDATA[Tampa Bay QB Denies Allegations of Groping Uber Driver]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:31:04 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/winstonuber.jpg
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston took to social media Friday denying an allegation he groped an Uber driver in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Dale Earnhardt Jr. Prepares For Final Homestead Run]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:41:45 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DaleEarnhardt1.jpg
Plenty of fans are going to pile into the grandstands to see who will be crowned champion of the Monster Energy Series – but just as many, if not more, will be there to see Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: A Tale of Two Streaks]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00:29 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/192*120/GettyImages-873056348.jpg
While the three area college programs already know they will be working well into the December holidays, the Miami Dolphins are thankful they are still in the playoff conversation after a three game losing...

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<![CDATA[Trump Has a Ball as NCAA Champion Teams Visit]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:47:28 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trumpballvb.jpg
President Donald Trump hosted 18 NCAA national championship teams at the White House on Friday, Nov. 17, even tossing around a volleyball with one.]]>
<![CDATA[CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Player for 1st Time: Study]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:52:15 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_764021564440-Fred-McNeill-NFL-Player.jpg
The "unique pattern" of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the debilitating brain disease known as CTE, has been found for the first time in a patient before he died, NBC News reported.It was detected in...

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<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Races in Homestead Decades After Uncle's Death]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:23:26 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-869891640.jpg
It’s a name that have a shared history that will never be taken away – John Nemechek. It’s the name of a former NASCAR truck series driver who lost his life after a crash inside Homestead Miami...]]>
<![CDATA[Drivers Brings Championship Hopes to Homestead Sunday]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:23:39 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-875044794.jpg
While there will be over 40 drivers taking the green flag at Homestead Miami Speedway for the final race of the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series season, only four people have a chance to leave the...

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<![CDATA[Marlins' Stanton Wins NL MVP Award]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:14:07 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-866409230.jpg
Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was named the NL's Most Valuable Player on Thursday

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<![CDATA[Olympians' Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:42:11 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/AdobeStock_95072047.jpeg
White meat or dark meat? Fresh cranberries or canned? Sweet potatoes or regular mashed potatoes? When it comes to Thanksgiving dishes, Team USA athletes are taking sides.

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<![CDATA['Canes Rise to No. 3 in Latest CFB Playoff Rankings]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:43:33 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-873056358.jpg
Miami made the move after a smothering 41-8 victory over Notre Dame, who previously had been ranked No. 3 in the playoff rankings.

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<![CDATA[Roy Halladay Remembered By Family, Friends, Teammates]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:00:59 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/halladaymemorial.png
Former Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay was remembered by friends, family and teammates at a celebration of life in Clearwater, Florida, Nov. 14. Halladay died in a plane crash on]]>
<![CDATA[UCLA Basketball Players Detained in China Returning Home]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:19:18 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/UCLA.jpeg
Three freshman UCLA Basketball players are on their way home from China after being detained on suspicion of shoplifting in Shanghai.]]>
<![CDATA[These US Olympians Made the Jump Between Summer and Winter Games]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:10:07 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/eddie-egan.jpg
Since the modern Olympics were founded in 1896, there are only a handful of Americans who have participated in both the Summer and Winter Games. Here are the athletes who have competed in both.

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<![CDATA[LeBron, Cavs Hop on NYC Subway; One Rider Is NOT Impressed]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:41:16 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/SPORTS+LEBRON+JAMES+-+11093512_WNBC_000000018618977.jpg
A Monday morning subway ride with a team of NBA players? Only in New York. LeBron James and the Cavs, in town to play the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, hopped on the subway from Penn Station back to...

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<![CDATA['Muchas Gracias, Beisbol': Beltran Retires After 20 Seasons]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:10:24 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17317625723703.jpg
After 20 seasons, Carlos Beltran is leaving baseball on top.After winning his first World Series ring with the Houston Astros this year, the outfielder is retiring, he announced Monday in a personal essay for...

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