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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 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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Did Jet Lag Cost Dodgers a World Series?

Did Jet Lag Cost Dodgers a World Series?

A new study suggests that jet lag could have played a crucial role on Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers in their 2016 NLCS battle with the Chicago Cubs.

Lakers Rank Third in NBA Team Merchandise

Lakers Rank Third in NBA Team Merchandise

The Los Angeles Lakers rank third in the NBA in terms of merchandise sold, behind only the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

What's the Big Deal? Brady Speaks on Friendship With Trump

What's the Big Deal? Brady Speaks on Friendship With Trump

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has opened up a bit on his friendship with President Donald Trump.

Erin Andrews Reveals She Had Surgery for Cervical Cancer

Erin Andrews Reveals She Had Surgery for Cervical Cancer

Erin Andrews has revealed that she battled cervical cancer during the NFL season. The Fox Sports sideline reporter and "Dancing with the Stars" co-host tells Sports Illustrated's MMQB that she underwent surgery...

Cab Driver Praises John Elway, Then Learns He's Driving Him

Cab Driver Praises John Elway, Then Learns He's Driving Him

A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat.

Dodgers Acquire 2B Logan Forsythe From Rays

Dodgers Acquire 2B Logan Forsythe From Rays

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired second baseman Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday in exchange for No. 3 pitching prospect, Jose De Leon.