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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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Taylor Made: Dodgers Shutout Cubs Again

Taylor Made: Dodgers Shutout Cubs Again

Chris Taylor hit a two-run home run and Chase Utley did the rest as the Los Angeles Dodgers shutout the Chicago Cubs, 5-0, for the second straight day at Dodger Stadium.

Errol Spence Jr. Wins IBF World Welterweight Title

Errol Spence Jr. Wins IBF World Welterweight Title

North Texas native Errol Spence Jr. beat out Kell Brook for the IBF Welterweight Title on Saturday in England. Backed by most of the 27,000 spectators at Bramall Lane in his Sheffield hometown, Brook met Spence...

Prince William Leads FA Cup Final Tribute to Manchester Dead

Prince William Leads FA Cup Final Tribute to Manchester Dead

Prince William laid a wreath on the Wembley Stadium pitch before a minute's silence to honor the victims of the Manchester bomb ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday. Policing was intensified at English soccer's...

Utley and Gonzalez Homer Against Cubs

Utley and Gonzalez Homer Against Cubs

No, it was not Old-Timers' Day at Dodger Stadium, but Chase Utley and Adrian Gonzalez both homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers shutout the reigning World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, 4-0, on Friday night at the...

Cubs Dress Like 'Anchorman' Characters in LA

Cubs Dress Like 'Anchorman' Characters in LA

The Chicago Cubs kept it classy on their way to open a road trip at Dodger Stadium, with the World Series champions dressing as characters from the Will Ferrell comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."