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Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 1:28 AM

Dodgers Defeat Padres 11-8 Behind Home Run Barrage

Dodgers Defeat Padres 11-8 Behind Home Run Barrage

After three consecutive close games, the Dodgers offense exploded on Saturday scoring 11 runs in a home run barrage that beat the Padres 11-8. Read »

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 9:01 PM

Greinke Dominates Padres 3-0; Puig Hurt

Greinke Dominates Padres 3-0; Puig Hurt

Zack Greinke pitched seven shut out innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 3-0 to snap a three-game losing streak. Read »

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:04 AM

Dodgers Bullpen Blows Lead As Dodgers Are Swept By Giants

Dodgers Bullpen Blows Lead As Dodgers Are Swept By Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers were swept by their rivals the San Francisco Giants in the Bay area for the first time since May of 2013 as the bullpen blew the game for the second consecutive day. Read »

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 1:03 AM

Giants Defeat Dodgers 3-2 in Epic Pitchers Duel

Giants Defeat Dodgers 3-2 in Epic Pitchers Duel

The Giants walked off in the bottom of the ninth and defeated the Dodgers 3-2 in the Clayton Kershaw vs. Madison Bumgarner Pitchers Duel. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:18 AM

Dodgers Come Back To Earth, Fall To Rival Giants 6-2

Dodgers Come Back To Earth, Fall To Rival Giants 6-2

Tim Linceum looked like his former Cy Young winning self and the Giants beat the Dodgers 6-2 snapping LA's seven-game win streak. Read »

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 5:55 PM

McCarthy is Masterful in Rout of Rockies

McCarthy is Masterful in Rout of Rockies

Brandon McCarthy was masterful on the mound and LA hit three homers in a 7-0 rout of the Rockies to complete their second straight series sweep. Read »

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 1:07 AM

Puig Propels Dodgers Into First Place

Puig Propels Dodgers Into First Place

Yasiel Puig returned to the lineup for Los Angeles on Saturday and propelled the Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Read »

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:37 AM

Kershaw K’s Twelve In First Win of Season

Kershaw K’s Twelve In First Win of Season

Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 Rockies' hitters on Friday en route to his first win of the season. Read »

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 9:23 AM

Jarret Stoll Arrested for Possession of Cocaine and Ecstasy

LA Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested on Friday in Las Vegas for possession of cocaine and the drug Ecstasy. Read »

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM

Do The Dodgers Have a Third Base Controversy Brewing?

Do The Dodgers Have a Third Base Controversy Brewing?

With recent injuries to starters Juan Uribe and Justin Turner and the emergence of Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, do the Dodgers have a third base controversy on their hands? Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Lakers Coach, GM Talk Kobe, Draft

Lakers Coach, GM Talk Kobe, Draft

Kobe Bryant did not take part in exit interviews, as LA Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak and coach Byron Scott answered questions about the 2014/15 season Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 4:38 PM

Lakers Exit Interviews: Recap

Lakers Exit Interviews: Recap

The Los Angeles Lakers held their exit interviews for the 2014/15 season to wrap a bow on the worst season in franchise history Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 6:15 AM

Dodgers Complete Sweep of Mariners on Jackie Robinson Day

Dodgers Complete Sweep of Mariners on Jackie Robinson Day

The Dodgers beat the Mariners 5-2 on Jackie Robinson Day to sweep the three-game series. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:14 PM

Dodgers Announce Jackie Robinson Statue Later This Year

Dodgers Announce Jackie Robinson Statue Later This Year

The Dodgers announced on Wednesday that they will erect a statue in honor of Jackie Robinson later this year. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 10:04 PM

Lakers End Their Worst Season in History

Lakers End Their Worst Season in History

The Lakers ended their 2014/15 season with a loss to the Sacremento Kings, which marked them as the worst team in franchise history. 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.
Michael Duarte Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles-based writer covering the Dodgers for NBCLA. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Scholarship Award in 2004 for his writing and is the 2005 recipient of the prestigious Corwin Writing Award. In addition to sports writing, Michael is an avid runner and softball player.
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White Sox, Royals Players Suspended After Brawl

White Sox, Royals Players Suspended After Brawl

Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale were each suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in Thursday's melee between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals.

Dodgers Defeat Padres 11-8 Behind Home Run Barrage

Dodgers Defeat Padres 11-8 Behind Home Run Barrage

After three consecutive close games, the Dodgers offense exploded on Saturday scoring 11 runs in a home run barrage that beat the Padres 11-8.

Flames Beat Canucks 7-4 to Advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Flames Beat Canucks 7-4 to Advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Matt Stajan broke a tie with 4:17 left and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 on Saturday night to win the Western Conference playoff series 4-2.

Wladimir Klitschko Defeats Bryant Jennings in Heavyweight Title Match

Wladimir Klitschko Defeats Bryant Jennings in Heavyweight Title Match

Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion's return to the United States, defending his heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision Saturday night. Klitschko was...

Blackhawks Defeat Predators, 4-3, to Take Series

Blackhawks Defeat Predators, 4-3, to Take Series

Duncan Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Saturday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-2.

Red Wings Advance to Game 6

Red Wings Advance to Game 6

Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series.