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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 1:19 AM

Brandon McCarthy Out For Season With Torn UCL

Brandon McCarthy Out For Season With Torn UCL

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy is out for the season with a torn UCL and will likely undergo Tommy John surgery. Read »

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:48 PM

Padres Cool Off Dodgers' Hot Hitting

Padres Cool Off Dodgers' Hot Hitting

Less than 24 hours after scoring 11 runs, the Dodgers hot hitting was cooled off by Brandon Morrow and the San Diego Padres as the Boys in Blue fell 3-1. Read »

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 »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed is a regular fixture at sporting events around Southern California. Shahan is in his fifth season covering the Los Angeles Lakers for NBC Los Angeles. Along with covering practices and shootarounds in LA, he has covered the team in Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Brooklyn, Miami, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Houston, San Diego and New Orleans. In addition, Shahan also covers the LA Rams, LA Clippers and special sports events around Southern California. Shahan also covers European football for Yahoo! Sports and has covered Premier League and La Liga matches in England and Spain, respectively.
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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Seven Doubles Lead Dodgers Past Padres

Seven Doubles Lead Dodgers Past Padres

Joc Pederson had a pair of RBI doubles and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to avoid the sweep, 9-4, over the Padres in their last trip to San Diego of the season on Thursday.

Lee Westwood Enters Ryder Cup on Verge of History

Lee Westwood Enters Ryder Cup on Verge of History

Over the last two decades of European dominance in the Ryder Cup, perhaps no player has personified the team's seemingly baffling advantage over the Americans more than Lee Westwood. When the individual...

Dodgers' Andrew Toles Proves Hard Work Pays Off

Dodgers' Andrew Toles Proves Hard Work Pays Off

A year ago, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was bagging groceries in Georgia, now, he's hitting home runs in the big leagues. Read his story of redemption.

Lady Gaga Will Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

Lady Gaga Will Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

It's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show.
The NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Lakers Training Camp - Day 3

Lakers Training Camp - Day 3

Video from Day 3 of the Los Angeles Lakers' 2016 Training Camp at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Recorded on Sept 29, 2016

Lakers Training Camp: Day 3 - Video

Lakers Training Camp: Day 3 - Video

A report from the campus of UC Santa Barbara, where the Los Angeles Lakers are held Day 3 of their training camp on Thursday.