Posts Tagged ‘Local Sports’

Olympic Gold Medalist Reveals Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017


Olympic gymnast and gold medalist McKayla Maroney revealed on Twitter overnight that she was sexually assaulted for years by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar, a former doctor at Michigan State…

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Judge Grants Cowboys’ Elliott Reprieve, Cleared for 49ers

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017


Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.A federal judge in New York granted…

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Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon Dies at 94

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017


A nonagenarian who set a world record as the oldest woman to complete a full marathon has died, her family confirmed in a published report.Harriette Thompson, 94, smiled and laughed as she crossed the…

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Hernandez Lawyers Sue NFL, Helmet Manufacturer

Monday, October 16th, 2017


Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez’s family have re-filed their lawsuit against the NFL, but the New England Patriots are no longer named in the complaint.The family’s lawyers filed the complaint Monday in Norfolk…

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Why Aren’t NFL Cheerleaders Protesting During the Anthem?

Sunday, October 15th, 2017


Millions of Americans have applauded the NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem, but not the women whose job it is to root for the teams — the cheerleaders.They have been noticeably…

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week Six vs. Falcons

Saturday, October 14th, 2017


The Dolphins will look for an upset victory over the Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday

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Marlins Plan to Cut Payroll to $90 Million: Report

Friday, October 13th, 2017


The Marlins plan to reportedly trim their payroll to around $90 million this off-season

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US Men’s Soccer Coach Resigns After Catastrophic Loss

Friday, October 13th, 2017


Bruce Arena resigned as coach of the United States men’s national soccer team Friday in the wake of a shock loss to tiny Trinidad and Tobago that left the team outside of contention for next year’s World Cup in…

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Injured Marine’s New Challenge: 31 Marathons in 31 Days

Thursday, October 12th, 2017


Rob Jones never liked running. He didn’t like running when he grew up on a farm in Lovettsville, Virginia, and he didn’t like it by the time he graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007.The 32-year old former…
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US Misses First World Cup Since 1986 With Loss

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017


The United States mens soccer team will miss its first World Cup since 1986.The team lost to Trinidad & Tobago, 2-1, on Tuesday and will not qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Trump Jokes Penguins Co-Owner Should Help With NAFTA Negotiations

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017


President Donald Trump on Tuesday jokingly asked Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle if he would help re-negotiate NAFTA. The Penguins visited the White House to celebrate their Stanley Cup title.

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World Cup Qualifiers on NBC 6 Sister Stations

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017


Soccer fans will be able to catch a trio of World Cup qualifying matches on NBC 6’s sister stations Tuesday night.

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Marlins’ Stanton Named as Finalist for Hank Aaron Award

Monday, October 9th, 2017


Giancarlo Stanton was named as a finalist for the coveted Hank Aaron award on Monday

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Can Dallas Cowboys Owner Bench a ‘Disrespectful’ Player?

Monday, October 9th, 2017


Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took the NFL’s battle over the national anthem to a new level this week when he suggested that players who are “disrespectful” to the U.S. flag shouldn’t be allowed to play.But…

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Video Surfaces of Dolphins Coach Allegedly Snorting Powder

Monday, October 9th, 2017


The Miami Dolphins said they are aware of an viral video that appears to show their offensive line coach snorting what appears to be drugs.

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American Man Wins Chicago Marathon, 1st US Winner in 15 Years

Monday, October 9th, 2017


Galen Rupp has become the first American man to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in more than a decade.Rupp beat out fierce competition, including defending champion Abel Kirui, to take a historic…

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Running Into Chicago’s History, Marathon Celebrates 40 Years

Sunday, October 8th, 2017


The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been a longstanding tradition in Chicago, but this year’s race will hit a major milestone as the global event marks its 40th anniversary.

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week Five vs. Titans

Saturday, October 7th, 2017


The Dolphins will finally take the field at Hard Rock Stadium when they host the Titans on Sunday

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2017-18 Florida Panthers Season Preview

Friday, October 6th, 2017


The Panthers will look to rebound from a disappointing season when the 2017-18 campaign begins on Friday

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NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: When Rivals Collide

Friday, October 6th, 2017


Despite a slight scare from Tropical Storm Nate and the fear of yet another possible postponement, one of the best college football rivalry games over the last three decades takes center stage in the…

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New Marlins Owners, Including Derek Jeter, Introduced

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017


It will be the first ownership change in a decade and a half for the franchise. In 2002, Jeffrey Loria purchased the team and had initial success when the then Florida Marlins won the World Series the following…
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Marshawn Lynch Sports ‘Everybody vs Trump’ T-Shirt

Sunday, October 1st, 2017


Before Sunday’s contest against the Denver Broncos, Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders was already making a statement.The running back was photographed wearing an “Everybody vs Trump” T-shirt as he strolled…

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Stanton Voices Displeasure Over Potential Marlins Rebuild

Saturday, September 30th, 2017


Giancarlo Stanton commented on a potential rebuild of the Marlins on Friday evening

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Jeter Fires Four Additional Marlins Executives: Report

Friday, September 29th, 2017


Incoming CEO Derek Jeter has reportedly fired four members of Miami’s front office

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week Four vs. Saints in London

Friday, September 29th, 2017


The Dolphins will host the Saints at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday

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NBC 6 Football Preview: Fins in London, UM Opens ACC Play

Friday, September 29th, 2017


If you’re looking to stretch out the excuse of “I’m watching the football game” a little longer than normal, this weekend is the one for you as the action involving Florida teams starts Friday and…

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Stanton Reaches 59 for Season With Three Games Left

Friday, September 29th, 2017


The Miami slugger homered twice to become the sixth player to reach 59 in a season, and the Marlins opened the last series of Jeffrey Loria’s tenure as owner by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 on Thursday night.

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Boston Sport Teams Launch Initiative to Combat Racism

Thursday, September 28th, 2017


Stung by the stigma of racist incidents in Boston, local sports teams are coming together to mount a campaign to combat racism in the city. The Red Sox teamed up with the Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and…

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One Way to Fix NCAA: Pay Players, Experts Say

Thursday, September 28th, 2017


Federal investigators have revealed a wide-ranging alleged bribery scheme in men’s college basketball, and some experts say the only way to fix the recruiting system is by paying players, NBC News…

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Trump Speaks With Cowboys’ Owner Jerry Jones

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones amid his extended attacks on NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem.On Twitter Wednesday, Trump said the two…

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