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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 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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Dodgers Face Frustrating 16-Inning Loss to Cards

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Chase Utley 2016 Dodgers' Heart and Hustle Award Winner

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U.S. Open of Surfing Rides Heat Wave

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Olympian Ousted for Pot in 2012 Hopes for Redemption in Rio

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NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move

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