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Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 11:28 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Ethier in 2014 ASU Hall of Fame Class

Dodgers' Ethier in 2014 ASU Hall of Fame Class

Arizona State University bestows the highest sports honor on Andre Ethier. Read »

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 AM
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By Thomas Warren

MLB Releases Post-Season Schedule

MLB Releases Post-Season Schedule

The Dodgers are trying to hold off the Giants in the NL West and ensure their spot in the Playoffs. Read »

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 9:41 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Haren Keeps Hot Streak Going in Dodgers Win

Haren Keeps Hot Streak Going in Dodgers Win

Dan Haren had his entire repertoire working Wednesday night in a dazzling performance as the Dodgers shut out the Padres. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 5:33 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Defensive Woes Lead to Dodgers Loss to Padres

Defensive Woes Lead to Dodgers Loss to Padres

A couple of Dodger errors leads to a big inning for the Padres in their in Tuesday night. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 6:52 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Puig Showing Signs of Progress

Dodgers' Puig Showing Signs of Progress

In the second half of the season Yasiel Puig has gone from MVP contender to a guy just fighting to stay in the lineup. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers 2015 Schedule Released

Dodgers 2015 Schedule Released

The Freeway Series with the Angels will have a new twist next season. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 2:32 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Beckett Done for the Season

Dodgers' Beckett Done for the Season

Josh Beckett may have pitched his last game in a Dodgers uniform. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 9:50 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Video: LLWS Star Mo’Ne Davis Throws Perfect Pitch at Dodger Stadium

Video: LLWS Star Mo’Ne Davis Throws Perfect Pitch at Dodger Stadium

Mo'ne Davis wowed the crowd with her ceremonial first pitch. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:32 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Prospect Pederson Makes Debut in Dodgers Loss

Prospect Pederson Makes Debut in Dodgers Loss

Joc Pederson got his first taste, Monday, of what it's like to play in a pressure-packed pennant race in the big leagues. Read »

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 1:11 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

It's the battle for National League supremacy during the three games at Dodger Stadium. Read »

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres

You're never sure what you'll get when Dan Haren takes the mound, but the Dodgers will need him down the stretch. Read »

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 9:42 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Beat D'Backs Behind Kershaw Performance

Dodgers Beat D'Backs Behind Kershaw Performance

Clayton Kershaw boosted his MVP status Wednesday night against the Diamondbacks. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:49 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend

Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend

Hyun-Jin Ryu is ready to get back on the mound. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 5:29 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs

Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs

The advent of replay in baseball paid dividends for the Dodgers Tuesday night against the Diamondbacks. Read »

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:04 AM
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By Thomas Warren

VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

Yasiel Puig's horrible base-running mistake helped the New York Mets turn their first triple-play in more than four years. 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.
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Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jerseys Returned to Patriots

Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jerseys Returned to Patriots

Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys have officially been returned to the New England Patriots.

NCAA Set to Pick Title Sites, Could Leave North Carolina Out

NCAA Set to Pick Title Sites, Could Leave North Carolina Out

The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time. In a statement Thursday, exactly one year to the day after the law was passed, the sports organization said its committees will begin picking championship sites for 2018-22 and will announce those decisions April 18. The statement also noted that "once the sites are selected by the committee, those decisions are final."

NFL to Develop 'Educational Training Video' for Touchdown Celebrations

NFL to Develop 'Educational Training Video' for Touchdown Celebrations

The National Football League wants to show players how they should celebrate touchdowns during a game. The league is preparing a training video to show players which types of celebrations are allowed. Troy Vincent, the NFL executive vice president of football operations, said on Twitter Wednesday that the league is developing an educational training video, with the goal of giving the players “clear examples of appropriate and inappropriate celebrations.”

White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit

White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit

It's official: the White House has announced when the New England Patriots are visiting after the team's historic comeback Super Bowl win. The Patriots will meet President Donald Trump on April 19, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Thursday. A number of star players have already stated they won't be visiting 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, LaGarrette Blount and Dont'a Hightower.

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

After his Puerto Rican mother was harassed on social media this week, United States pitcher Marcus Stroman dominated the Puerto Ricans and won the World Baseball Classic MVP for his mom.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.