<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usMon, 27 Jun 2016 04:07:26 -0400Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:07:26 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[US Olympic Swimming Trials: Lochte Beaten in 400 IM]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:55:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LochteSwimmingTrials-AP_217437856132.jpg
The first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials produced a huge stunner, as Ryan Lochte failed to qualify for the team Sunday night in an event he won at the 2012 London Games.

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<![CDATA[Oregon Track and Field Star Pierced in Eye With Javelin ]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:15:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_565683792.jpg
An Oregon track and field athlete’s eye was pierced with a javelin after he tripped and fell onto the spear during a meet Friday, NBC News reported. Parker Kennedy, 18, was competing at the USA Track &...

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<![CDATA[Ray Bourque Charged in OUI Crash]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:24:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ray+Bourque.jpg
Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque is accused of driving drunk and rear-ending a minivan in Andover, Massachusetts.The defenseman, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004, faces charges of OUI and...

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<![CDATA[Shaq Is US Sports Envoy to Cuba]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:16:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-508873874.jpg
Months after President Obama's historic trip to Cuba, 15-time NBA all-star Shaquille O'Neal will visit the island nation. The State Department announced Friday that O'Neal will be part of a U.S.

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<![CDATA[Cavaliers Win NBA Finals]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_637705074086.jpg
Cleveland's championship drought is over.LeBron James had a triple-double, Kyrie Irving's 3-pointer with 53 seconds left put Cleveland ahead to stay and the Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89...

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<![CDATA[Cubs' David Ross Gets Touching Father's Day Card From Rizzo]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 12:56:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/david+ross+anthony+rizzo+GettyImages-482076156.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are well-known for having one of the silliest clubhouses in baseball, but there’s something endearing about the goofy relationship between Anthony Rizzo and David Ross.

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<![CDATA[Olympic Medals for Rio 2016 Games Are Unveiled]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:24:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Olympicmedals540189254.jpg
In August, thousands of athletes from around the world will travel to Rio to compete for a coveted medal in the Olympic and Paralympic games. But long before they're placed around athletes' necks, the medals are...

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<![CDATA[Best Moments from the Belmont Stakes]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 19:42:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/belmot-GettyImages-539493166.jpg
See all the top moments from the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Elmont, New York.

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