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By Shahan Ahmed

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has agreed to take part in a documentary that will focus on the great social and cultural change the iconic athlete has experienced of the past 50 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.
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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Rainbows Shine Before, After Arnold Palmer's Funeral

Rainbows Shine Before, After Arnold Palmer's Funeral

Arnold Palmer’s family spread his ashes at his country club in Pennsylvania on Thursday and locals took solace in several rainbows, which they said reminded them of the golf great.

VINtage: When Vin Scully Hosted a Game Show

VINtage: When Vin Scully Hosted a Game Show

Vin Scully hosted a game show on NBC in 1969 and 1970 called "It Takes Two." Check out some fun moments.

Americans Sweep Europe to Start Ryder Cup

Americans Sweep Europe to Start Ryder Cup

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed set the tone, Rickie Fowler finally won a match and the Americans got this Ryder Cup off to a red and rousing start at Hazeltine with the first sweep of the opening session...

69-Year-Old Triathlete Qualifies for World Championships

69-Year-Old Triathlete Qualifies for World Championships

Age hasn't slowed down this 69-year-old triathlete. She competes next September in the half-Ironman World Championships.

Put a Ring On It: Cavs' Arena Staff Get Championship Rings

Put a Ring On It: Cavs' Arena Staff Get Championship Rings

Like the old adage, “It takes a village to raise a child,” the same could be said about the staff that supported the 2016 NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cavaliers’ owner Dan Gilbert has announced that...

Seven Doubles Lead Dodgers Past Padres

Seven Doubles Lead Dodgers Past Padres

Joc Pederson had a pair of RBI doubles and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to avoid the sweep, 9-4, over the Padres in their last trip to San Diego of the season on Thursday.