<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:32:06 -0400 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:32:06 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Marshawn Lynch Blocks Release of Biopic]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 20:50:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sb-05-462634536.jpg
A biopic on the life of Seattle Seahawks running back and Oakland native Marshawn Lynch was shot, but will not be coming to theaters or television.

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<![CDATA[NYC to Hold Parade for Women's World Cup Champs]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 20:59:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-479605406.jpg
The city has decided to hold a ticker-tape parade to celebrate the U.S. women's soccer team's World Cup victory, marking the first time in more than half a century that the honor will be bestowed upon female...]]>
<![CDATA[Seymour Native Wins World Cup With USA]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:11:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SEYMOURWCUPGOALIE.jpg
USA goalie and Seymour native Alyssa Naeher realizes her dream of winning World Cup]]>
<![CDATA[NASCAR's Austin Dillon 'Feeling Pretty Good' After Horrific Crash]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:23:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dillon5.jpg
NASCAR driver Austin Dillon, who survived a horrific crash after his car went sailing into the protective fence at the Daytona Speedway Monday morning, said "the safety equipment did it's job." "I'm feeling...
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<![CDATA[Hartford Yard Goats to Unveil Mascot Wednesday]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:33:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD+YARD+GOATS+2.jpg
The soon-to-be Hartford Yard Goats will unveil their new logo on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[FIFA Bans Former World Cup Inspector for 7 Years]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:21:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/harold-nichols-AP_10081916341.jpg
FIFA has banned the official it chose to inspect 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting candidates for breaking ethics rules. FIFA says Harold Mayne-Nicholls of Chile is barred from "any kind of football-related...

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<![CDATA[Big Couple Days for Family of Seymour World Cup Winner]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:12:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/108968352_master_AlyssaNaeher_sm.jpg
One of the women on the new World Cup-winning US. Women’s soccer team is from right here in Seymour, Connecticut.

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<![CDATA["American Idol" Winner Fradiani Performs for Fans at World Cup]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:13:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Nick+Fradiani+DD+6+1200.jpg
American Idol Nick Fradiani performs at FIFA Fan Zone in Vancouver during the World Cup.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Busch Brushes Wall in 1st Daytona Race Since Crash]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:15:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479385200.jpg
Kyle Busch brushed the wall early in his first race at Daytona International Speedway since breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash at the track in February.

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<![CDATA[Top Photos: U.S. Wins 2015 World Cup]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479605440.jpg
The United States defeated Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 World Cup in Vancouver.

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<![CDATA[Local Soccer Players Cheer on U.S. Women in World Cup Final]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Simsbury+Soccer+Fans+1200.jpg
Many girls’ soccer players say they are already inspired by the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team.

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<![CDATA[Packers Player Arrested in Miami]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:01:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/andrew+quarless+green+bay+packers+mug+070415.jpg
Miami Beach Police arrested an NFL player after they say he shot his gun into the air early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:40:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Alberto-Contador-2-July-2015.jpg
Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted moment at his pre-race news conference on Thursday, when he was joined by an unexpected guest —...

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