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By Shahan Ahmed

Bill Sharman Was a Great Man

Bill Sharman Was a Great Man

Legendary player and coach Bill Sharman died on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 peacefully, and the Lakers and Celtics great will be missed. 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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New Game-Day Concussion Protocol for NFL

New Game-Day Concussion Protocol for NFL

The NFL and the players association have announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for clubs that violate the procedure. Under the new policy jointly announced Monday, the NFL...

Japanese Buddhist Priest Goes for Gold in Rio

Japanese Buddhist Priest Goes for Gold in Rio

When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold. The 27-year-old Yazawa will represent Japan in canoe slalom at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics where...

USA Basketball Routs China 106-57

USA Basketball Routs China 106-57

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Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For Ken...

Dodgers Crush Cardinals in St. Louis

Dodgers Crush Cardinals in St. Louis

Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam home run off St. Louis rookie starter Mike Mayers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cardinals, 9-6, on Sunday night at Busch Stadium.

Froome Makes Emotional Tour Victory Speech

Froome Makes Emotional Tour Victory Speech

Ten days after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, Chris Froome — a Kenyan-born British rider who often trains on the French Riviera — reminded everyone what the Tour stands for.