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Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:38 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Add Jeanie Buss To Melo Pitch

Lakers Add Jeanie Buss To Melo Pitch

Lakers president Jeanie Buss will be involved in the LA Lakers' meeting with free agent Carmelo Anthony Read »

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 »

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 »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jeanie Buss, "I'm The Boss"

Jeanie Buss, "I'm The Boss"

Jeanie Buss explains that she is in charge, but she "empowers" her brother to make basketball decisions. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 9:47 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jackson Joining Knicks, Lakers Chance Gone

Jackson Joining Knicks, Lakers Chance Gone

Phil Jackson joins Knicks, meaning his life with the Lakers is likely over. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 4:40 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Fires Shots At Lakers Brass

Kobe Bryant Fires Shots At Lakers Brass

Kobe Bryant exposes dysfunction in Lakers' management, hints at a coaching change and comments on Phil Jackson going to Knicks. 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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Donald Sterling Is OK With NBA Ban, But His Wife Disagrees

Donald Sterling Is OK With NBA Ban, But His Wife Disagrees

The wife of disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is looking for a way to lift his lifetime ban from the NBA and clear his name, NBC News reported. Sterling was banned for life from...

Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team

Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team

Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines. While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver?...

Auction of NL Constitution Delayed Over Ownership Dispute

Auction of NL Constitution Delayed Over Ownership Dispute

An auction of the 1876 constitution that established the National League has been delayed because of a dispute over the document's ownership.

Amid Grief, Manchester Gets to Cheer Soccer Triumph

Amid Grief, Manchester Gets to Cheer Soccer Triumph

Sports may be trivial compared to the loss of 22 lives outside a concert Monday, but a triumph on the field for one of Manchester's most beloved sports teams gave the mourning city an emotional release, NBC News...

Leake Drains Dodgers as Cardinals Cruise to Victory

Leake Drains Dodgers as Cardinals Cruise to Victory

Mike Leake allowed four hits over eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Wednesday night.

At Age 94, High School Baseball Coach Inspires Players

At Age 94, High School Baseball Coach Inspires Players

At age 94, assistant varsity baseball coach Chuck Hatfield inspires the Chatsworth High School Chancellors.