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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 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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Federer to Sit Out Olympics After Knee Injury

Federer to Sit Out Olympics After Knee Injury

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer will be sitting out the Rio Olympics and the rest of the 2016 season. Federer, 34, announced his decision Tuesday on Facebook, citing a knee injury and a long road to recovery....

Carmelo Anthony Leads Talk With Cops and Kids

Carmelo Anthony Leads Talk With Cops and Kids

Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore. With only a few spare hours...

Chris Sale Apologizes to White Sox Fans Amid Cut Jerseys Flap

Chris Sale Apologizes to White Sox Fans Amid Cut Jerseys Flap

White Sox ace Chris Sale told MLB.com on Monday he got upset with the team when he felt it placed more emphasis on a promotion than winning. Sale will start Thursday against the crosstown Cubs in his first...

Golden Moment: Miracle on Ice Still Resonates 36 Years Later

Golden Moment: Miracle on Ice Still Resonates 36 Years Later

They were kids, really. Twenty in all, from places named Scituate, Massachusetts, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Their task was to represent their country in the 1980 Winter Olympics. What they did was...

Football in Rio: Devon Allen, Jahvid Best

Football in Rio: Devon Allen, Jahvid Best

Two former NCAA football stars will be running in Rio: Oregon's Devon Allen and Cal's Jahvid Best.