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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 9:04 PM

Turner Tees Off on Brewers

Turner Tees Off on Brewers

Justin Turner, Jimmy Rollins and Adrian Gonzalez all homered for Los Angeles and the Dodgers blew out the Brewers 8-2 on Tuesday. Read »

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:08 PM

Brewers Bounce Back Against Kershaw 4-3

Brewers Bounce Back Against Kershaw 4-3

Craig Counsell won his managerial debut and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied in the 8th inning of of Kershaw. Read »

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:33 AM

Dodgers Beat Diamondbacks 1-0 in 13 Innings

Dodgers Beat Diamondbacks 1-0 in 13 Innings

Yasmani Grandal hit the game-winning walk-off home run in the bottom of the 13th inning and the Dodgers swept the Dbacks 1-0 on Sunday. Read »

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 2:03 PM

Flames vs. Ducks: First Thoughts

Flames vs. Ducks: First Thoughts

The Anaheim Ducks finally know who their next opponent will be as the Flames eliminated the Canucks, and they'll be in for a stern challenge against the resilient Calgary squad. Read »

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3:27 PM

Dodgers Seek Sweep of Diamondbacks After 6-4 Victory on Saturday

Dodgers Seek Sweep of Diamondbacks After 6-4 Victory on Saturday

The Los Angeles Dodgers seek a three-game sweep of their NL West rivals the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday after a 6-4 comeback the night prior. Read »

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 5:42 PM

Adrian Gonzalez Excited for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Adrian Gonzalez Excited for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez weighs in on the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquico on Saturday night. Read »

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1:19 AM

Pederson's Grand Slam Guides Dodgers Over Diamondbacks 8-0

Pederson's Grand Slam Guides Dodgers Over Diamondbacks 8-0

Joc Pederson hit his first career Grand Slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 to open their three game series. Read »

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:20 PM

Dodgers April Review: Gonzalez Wins NL Player of the Month

Dodgers April Review: Gonzalez Wins NL Player of the Month

With the first month of the MLB season in the books, we look back at the Los Angeles Dodgers April and congratulate NL Player of the Month, Adrian Gonzalez. Read »

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:24 PM

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Hospital Trip

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Hospital Trip

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discharged from the hospital after experiencing dizziness following a quadruple bypass heart surgery recently Read »

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:55 AM

Four Homers Fuels Dodgers Over Rival Giants in Series Finale

Four Homers Fuels Dodgers Over Rival Giants in Series Finale

Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez, Andre Ethier and Jimmy Rollins all hit home runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the rival San Francisco Giants 7-3 to take the rubber match. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Pederson Promoted to Leadoff Spot Against Giants

Pederson Promoted to Leadoff Spot Against Giants

Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson has been promoted to leadoff hitter for the Dodgers finale against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 5:43 AM

Bumgarner Beats Kershaw; Dodgers Lose 2-1

Bumgarner Beats Kershaw; Dodgers Lose 2-1

In part two of the battle of reigning MVPs, Madison Bumgarner out pitched Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers lost to the Giants 2-1 on Tuesday. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Carl Crawford Expected To Be Out 6-8 Weeks With Oblique Tear

Carl Crawford Expected To Be Out 6-8 Weeks With Oblique Tear

The Los Angeles Dodgers received more bad news on Tuesday. Less than 24 hours after discovering Brandon McCarthy needed Tommy John surgery, the team found out that outfielder Carl Crawford suffered a torn... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 1:17 AM

Dodgers Defeat Rival Giants 8-3 in Opening Game of Series

Dodgers Defeat Rival Giants 8-3 in Opening Game of Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated their rivals in the first game of a three-game series at Chavez Ravine thanks to home runs by Joc Pederson and Justin Turner. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 6:56 AM

'Pitch Don't Kill My Vibe' Kendrick Lamar Throws at Dodger Stadium

'Pitch Don't Kill My Vibe' Kendrick Lamar Throws at Dodger Stadium

Hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar shook off Dodgers outfielder, Carl Crawford while throwing out the games ceremonial first pitch against the San Francisco Giants on Monday evening. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed covers the Los Angeles Lakers for NBCLA.com and has done so since 2012. He attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, shootarounds, press conferences and home games. Along with covering the NBA Playoffs in LA for three seasons, Shahan has also covered the Lakers in New York, Cleveland, Las Vegas, San Diego, Beijing and Shanghai. Shahan has also covered the Premier League for Yahoo! Sports in London and Manchester, as well as Spanish Primera Liga in Barcelona and Seville.
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.
James Neveau James is a Chicago-based sportswriter who has covered hockey for numerous publications and websites. He currently covers the Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears for NBC Chicago, and covers the Kings and the Ducks for NBCLA.
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