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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

You're never sure what you'll get when Dan Haren takes the mound, but the Dodgers will need him down the stretch. Read »

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 4:51 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Spotlight Still on Kobe Bryant

Lakers: Spotlight Still on Kobe Bryant

All eyes will be on Kobe Bryant as he completes his final two seasons with the LA Lakers, but that's nothing new for the future NBA hall-of-famer. Read »

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 9:42 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Beat D'Backs Behind Kershaw Performance

Dodgers Beat D'Backs Behind Kershaw Performance

Clayton Kershaw boosted his MVP status Wednesday night against the Diamondbacks. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:49 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend

Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend

Hyun-Jin Ryu is ready to get back on the mound. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 5:29 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs

Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs

The advent of replay in baseball paid dividends for the Dodgers Tuesday night against the Diamondbacks. Read »

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:04 AM
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By Thomas Warren

VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

Yasiel Puig's horrible base-running mistake helped the New York Mets turn their first triple-play in more than four years. Read »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Puig to Play on MLB All-Star Team in Japan

Dodgers' Puig to Play on MLB All-Star Team in Japan

If the Dodgers make a deep run in the playoffs, it won't be much of an off-season for the Dodgers phenom. Read »

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:29 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Nationals' Harper Uses Puig's Bat During Game

The Nationals' Bryce Harper is hoping Yasiel Puig's bat can help turn his season around. Read »

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Greinke Pushed Back with Sore Elbow

Dodgers' Greinke Pushed Back with Sore Elbow

If Zack Greinke can't pitch through the injury, the Dodgers World Series hopes will likely go down with him. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 4:38 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Recall Arruebarrena, Option Triunfel

Dodgers Recall Arruebarrena, Option Triunfel

The Dodgers' injuries have forced them to push prospects to the big leagues faster than they'd like. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:33 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers’ Mattingly, Colletti Accept ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge

Dodgers’ Mattingly, Colletti Accept ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge

Dodgers GM Ned Colletti and manager Don Mattingly get all wet for the fight against ALS. Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:51 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers’ Ellis Blogs on Pitching Staff, Strategy

Dodgers’ Ellis Blogs on Pitching Staff, Strategy

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis gives rare insight on managing a big league pitching staff equipped with one of the game's best pitchers. Read »

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers’ Ryu Removed from Start with Injury

Dodgers’ Ryu Removed from Start with Injury

The Dodgers collectively held their breath when Hyun-Jin Ryu was forced to leave Wednesday's start with a leg injury. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 3:42 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers 2014-15 NBA Schedule

Lakers 2014-15 NBA Schedule

The Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 regular season schedule was announced by the NBA on Wednesday. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Schedule: Rockets, Clippers, Bulls

Lakers Schedule: Rockets, Clippers, Bulls

The Los Angeles Lakers' schedule had some early leaks ahead of the full 2014-15 schedule being announced on Wednesday afternoon. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

In a riveting third-round match of wild momentum swings, the 19th-seeded Williams, a two-time U.S. Open champion, came within two points of victory four times before succumbing to Errani 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5)....

San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season for violating the league's policies on substance abuse and personal conduct. Smith's...

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

You're never sure what you'll get when Dan Haren takes the mound, but the Dodgers will need him down the stretch.

Tony Stewart: Crash

Tony Stewart: Crash "Will Affect My Life Forever"

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York....

New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.