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Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at 7:14 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers' Jeanie Buss Comments on Tapes

Lakers' Jeanie Buss Comments on Tapes

Lakers president Jeanie Buss released a statement condemning the audio tape that allegedly features Donald Sterling's voice. Read »

Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 at 10:45 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Kemp Pulled Into Sterling Scandal

Kemp Pulled Into Sterling Scandal

Matt Kemp speaks out over offensive comments allegedly made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, and how his name came up in the controversy. Read »

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 at 11:11 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Magic Johnson Responds to Negative Comments

Dodgers' Magic Johnson Responds to Negative Comments

Current and former NBA players tweeted about the racist comments Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly made during a phone call. 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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Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball at No. 2

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball at No. 2

The Los Angeles Lakers selected point guard Lonzo Ball out of UCLA with the no. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

Jeter Meets With Marlins, Remains Short on Funds: Report

Jeter Meets With Marlins, Remains Short on Funds: Report

Derek Jeter met with the Miami Marlins on Thursday and remains short on funds, according to a report by the Miami Herald. Jeter is part of one of three reported groups that is vying for ownership of the Marlins....

New Deal Makes Raider's Derek Carr NFL's Highest Paid QB

New Deal Makes Raider's Derek Carr NFL's Highest Paid QB

Carr enters 2017 season on the final year of his rookie contract

Tearful Tribute: NHL Honors Bickell With Emotional Video

Tearful Tribute: NHL Honors Bickell With Emotional Video

In a night filled with honors for some of the best hockey players in the country, one emotional moment stood above the rest.

Puig Angers Mets With Slow Home Run Trot

Puig Angers Mets With Slow Home Run Trot

Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Yasiel Puig is officially on the bad side of Mets' first baseman Wilmer Flores and other New York teammates after the Cuban slugger stared at his three-run home run and then...