Triple Threat
Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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By Thomas Warren

The Puig Experiment Could Work for the Dodgers

The Puig Experiment Could Work for the Dodgers

Yasiel Puig made the All-Star team as a right fielder but a position change could be in the works to help the Dodgers make the playoffs this season. Read »

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jeremy Lin Wearing Lakers' No. 17

Jeremy Lin Wearing Lakers' No. 17

Jeremy Lin held up the no. 17 as he was presented to the LA Lakers for the first time on Thursday Read »

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Ed Davis Signs With Lakers

Ed Davis Signs With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers presented Ed Davis on Wednesday, and the 6-foot 10-inch power forward will wear the no. 21. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:20 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Tough Guy Beckett Returns from DL

Dodgers' Tough Guy Beckett Returns from DL

Josh Beckett returns from the disabled list still hurt but ready to make an impact for the Dodgers second-half playoff run Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Gordon Joins Hall-of-Fame Company

Dodgers' Gordon Joins Hall-of-Fame Company

Monday, Dee Gordon reached a milestone only achieved by five other players in the modern era. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 6:48 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant's return automatically promises the Los Angeles Lakers will be an improved team for the 2014-15 season, but the offseason roster moves appear far more positive when closely analyzed. Read »

Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 9:18 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

We'll have to start calling Carl Crawford "Hall-of-Famer" Carl Crawford from now on. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to terms with Xavier Henry on the same day as waiving Kendall Marshall. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

The Dodgers have 65 games left to fine tune areas that could prevent them from making the playoffs. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:39 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

The Los Angeles Lakers were awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim after the player was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:30 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Three of the four Dodger All-Stars showed they belonged on the team. But, one had himself a rough night. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

It was like watching a Ferrari rev up, go two feet and sputter out. There were a lot of we-paid-to-see-that looks in Target Field. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

The Los Angeles Lakers spent the weekend finalizing the trade involving Jeremy Lin, signing Julius Randle and bidding farewell to Pau Gasol Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Nick Young and Jordan Hill agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, signaling Carmelo Anthony will not be joining the team for the 2014-15 season. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"Linsanity" Coming to LA, Lin To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets have reportedly agreed to a trade that will make Jeremy Lin a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. 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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Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland

Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI and other charges early Tuesday morning, News4 has confirmed. Phelps was driving 84 mph inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95 in...

NFL: Husain Abdullah Shouldn't Have Been Penalized For Praying

NFL: Husain Abdullah Shouldn't Have Been Penalized For Praying

he NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

Lakers: Jeremy Lin Tired of

Lakers: Jeremy Lin Tired of "Linsanity"

On LA Lakers Media Day, Jeremy Lin appeared tired of "Linsanity" and explained why he was hoping to move beyond that phrase.

Work Begins on $575M Wrigley Field Renovation Project

Work Begins on $575M Wrigley Field Renovation Project

First phase of project expected to be completed by Opening Day 2015.

Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen

Raiders Fire Head Coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen, according to multiple media sources

Stewart Never Considered Retiring After Ward Death

Stewart Never Considered Retiring After Ward Death

Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. "This is what I've done for 36 years, and I wouldn't change anything about it," he said. The three-time...