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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:55 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: The Jeanie Buss Era Begins Now

Lakers: The Jeanie Buss Era Begins Now

Jeanie Buss, President of the Lakers, is finally ready to step forward and be the boss the Lakers need. Read »

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 6:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

In Honor Of Dr. Buss, Lakers Destroy Celtics

In Honor Of Dr. Buss, Lakers Destroy Celtics

After an emotional ceremony in honor of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers were led by Dwight Howard in a blow-out victory over the hated Boston Celtics. Read »

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers' Owner Dr. Jerry Buss Has Passed

Lakers' Owner Dr. Jerry Buss Has Passed

Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss passed away early Monday morning, and his impact on basketball, Los Angeles, and the world continues to be felt. Read »

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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.
Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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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Rangers Beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

Rangers Beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick...

Goodell Will Not Recuse Self From Brady Appeal: AP

Goodell Will Not Recuse Self From Brady Appeal: AP

The NFL's commissioner won't back down from his decision to hear the Patriots quarterback's Deflategate suspension appeal despite the NFLPA saying he would be named a witness and would not be impartial, sources...

Nadal, Djokovic Could Clash in French Quarters

Nadal, Djokovic Could Clash in French Quarters

The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris.

Michael Sam Signs 2-Year Canadian Football Deal

Michael Sam Signs 2-Year Canadian Football Deal

The Montreal Alouettes have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The club says the free agent has agreed to a two-year deal. Sam came out before last year's draft. He...

NFL Teams

NFL Teams "Conspired" to Push Painkillers, Former Players Say

Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players — often illegally — as part of a decades-long...

Harden Fumbles Ball, Chance to Win as Rockets Fall, 99-98

Harden Fumbles Ball, Chance to Win as Rockets Fall, 99-98

James Harden squandered his chance at a potential game-winning shot for the Houston Rockets — but the Golden State Warriors knocked the ball away in the closing seconds of their 99-98 victory in Game 2 of the...