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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
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 »

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 at 6:11 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Place Beckett on Disabled List

Dodgers Place Beckett on Disabled List

Josh Beckett's injured hip has proved too painful to pitch on, at least for the time being. Read »

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 9:36 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Ethier Accepts Diminished Role

Dodgers' Ethier Accepts Diminished Role

The overcrowded Dodgers outfield has gotten a lot less crowded, at the expense of Andre Ethier. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 11:57 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Ethier Provides Walk-Off Win for Dodgers

Ethier Provides Walk-Off Win for Dodgers

With Clayton Kershaw starting, Tuesday's game was supposed to sure fire win. But the Angels had other ideas. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Bullpen Injuries Pile Up

Dodgers Bullpen Injuries Pile Up

The latest injury further depletes the Dodgers bullpen. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Kemp Named NL Player of the Week

Dodgers' Kemp Named NL Player of the Week

Matt Kemp is starting to play up to his $160 million contract and it's recognized with a league honor. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 9:27 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Kershaw Wins Second Consecutive NL Honor

Dodgers' Kershaw Wins Second Consecutive NL Honor

Clayton Kershaw is on pace to win his second straight NL Cy Young Award. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Puig, Trout on Center Stage in Freeway Series

Puig, Trout on Center Stage in Freeway Series

Yasiel Puig and Mike Trout are two of the best players in baseball. They'll square off in the Freeway Series starting Monday at Dodger Stadium. Read »

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 11:26 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Pass on Big Splash Trades Before Deadline

Dodgers Pass on Big Splash Trades Before Deadline

The Dodgers brass made a bold move by letting the trade deadline come and go without making any big name moves. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:47 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Vin Scully to Return for 66th Season With Dodgers

Vin Scully to Return for 66th Season With Dodgers

Baseball fans rejoice! Vin Scully will be back for another season. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Byron Scott as their head coach on Tuesday morning with Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes joining in the presentation. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:27 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Video: Dodgers' Kershaw Throws Baseballs at Jimmy Kimmel’s Head

Video: Dodgers' Kershaw Throws Baseballs at Jimmy Kimmel’s Head

Clayton Kershaw's attempt to knock an apple off Jimmy Kimmel's head during his appearance on Kimmel's show is both horrible and great at the same time. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 3:04 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Make Statement in Sweep of Giants

Dodgers Make Statement in Sweep of Giants

The Dodgers rebounded in round two of this year's bout with their rivals the San Francisco Giants. Read »

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:53 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Triple-A Prospect Ignites Brawl

Dodgers Triple-A Prospect Ignites Brawl

The Dodgers and Rockies Triple-A affiliates tangled in one of the worst on-field brawls yo'll ever see. Read »

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 10:36 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Coaching Lakers

Byron Scott Coaching Lakers

After Mike D'Antoni and the LA Lakers parted ways, Byron Scott emerged as the leading candidate to fill the vacant position at head coach. On Friday, Scott was offered the position. 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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Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er

Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er

Domestic violence advocates said they plan to closely watch how San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald's case plays out in court, and how the National Football League will respond if the player...

Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels was pulled after six...

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

It's the battle for National League supremacy during the three games at Dodger Stadium.

Stanley Cup Comes to Napa Hotel For Public Viewing

Stanley Cup Comes to Napa Hotel For Public Viewing

Nearly one week since a 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Napa, the city is back up and running. Wineries and businesses are hoping tourists continue to show up this labor weekend, and one popular hotel is...

Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart hit the wall for the second time after his right front tire blew out on lap 172, ending...

49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose police confirmed. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said the 29-year-old was taken into custody...