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Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 6:40 PM
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By Michael Duarte

Dodger Legends at Old Timers Game

Former Dodgers' players, Hall of Famers, and legends came out to the stadium...View gallery »

Sunday, Mar 23, 2014 at 9:18 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Come Home 2-0

Dodgers Come Home 2-0

The Dodgers return home to play an exhibition series against Anaheim this week after sweeping the Opening Series in Australia. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 11:20 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Opening Day Roster

Dodgers Opening Day Roster

The Dodgers are ready for Opening Day in Australia. On Friday, they released their final roster moves of Spring Training. Read »

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 2:31 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers-Angels Tests MLB Replay

Dodgers-Angels Tests MLB Replay

The Dodgers and Angels were part of a game featuring the MLB’s in-testing replay system on Thursday, and in the first inning of the game got to see the technology in use. Read »

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 at 7:46 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Greinke, Carwford Sit With Injuries

Greinke, Carwford Sit With Injuries

The Dodgers saw two players suffer setbacks on Thursday with "minor" injuries. It did not take long for anxious fans to react to the news. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:13 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Play Spring Opener

Dodgers Play Spring Opener

Baseball is back! The Dodgers played their first live exhibition of Spring Training on Wednesday against Arizona. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:04 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers' SportsNet LA Launches

Dodgers' SportsNet LA Launches

SportsNet LA launches Tuesday for all Dodger fans in the Los Angeles area with Time Warner Cable. All other fans will likely miss out on the programming for a while. Read »

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:10 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Add Cuban Infielder

Dodgers Add Cuban Infielder

Cuban defector Esribel Arruebarrena will join fellow countrymates Yasiel Puig and Alexander Guerrero in Los Angeles after agreeing to a five-year, $25 million deal the Dodgers. Read »

Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at 6:32 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Baseball America Names Dodgers Top Prospects

Baseball America Names Dodgers Top Prospects

Baseball America published their annual ranking of the top 100 prospects in baseball, and the Dodgers have four players on the list: Joc Pederson,, Corey Seager, Julio Urias and Zach Lee. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 1:35 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Who Will Be Dodgers' Starting 2B?

Who Will Be Dodgers' Starting 2B?

The Dodgers go into camp without a clear-cut favorite to start at second base despite multiple candidates in Guerrero, Gordon, Sellers, and Figgins. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 8:42 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Play Opening Night on ESPN

Dodgers Play Opening Night on ESPN

The hype surrounding the Dodgers keeps getting bigger for 2014, and now they will kick off the MLB's Opening Night on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 9:35 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Agree To Deals With Ellis, Jansen

Dodgers Agree To Deals With Ellis, Jansen

The Dodgers avoided arbitration with all their 2013 eligibles after agreeing to contracts with A.J. Ellis and Kenley Jansen in February. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Down Under

Dodgers Down Under

Opening the baseball season in Australia is not the Dodgers idea of a good time, and the players have come out to share their frustrations. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 8:54 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodger Spring Training Tips

Dodger Spring Training Tips

If you are a Dodgers fan headed out to Spring Training for the first time, be sure to look over this list of how to get the most out of your experience. Read »

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 at 9:14 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Pitchers And Catchers Report

Pitchers And Catchers Report

Workouts for pitchers and catchers began this weekend in Arizona and Spring Training is underway for the Dodgers. While most of the roster is set, there a are few spots left that players are fighting for. 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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NCAA Set to Pick Title Sites, Could Leave North Carolina Out

NCAA Set to Pick Title Sites, Could Leave North Carolina Out

The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time. In a statement Thursday, exactly one year to the day after the law was passed, the sports organization said its committees will begin picking championship sites for 2018-22 and will announce those decisions April 18. The statement also noted that "once the sites are selected by the committee, those decisions are final."

NFL to Develop 'Educational Training Video' for Touchdown Celebrations

NFL to Develop 'Educational Training Video' for Touchdown Celebrations

The National Football League wants to show players how they should celebrate touchdowns during a game. The league is preparing a training video to show players which types of celebrations are allowed. Troy Vincent, the NFL executive vice president of football operations, said on Twitter Wednesday that the league is developing an educational training video, with the goal of giving the players “clear examples of appropriate and inappropriate celebrations.”

White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit

White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit

It's official: the White House has announced when the New England Patriots are visiting after the team's historic comeback Super Bowl win. The Patriots will meet President Donald Trump on April 19, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Thursday. A number of star players have already stated they won't be visiting 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, LaGarrette Blount and Dont'a Hightower.

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

After his Puerto Rican mother was harassed on social media this week, United States pitcher Marcus Stroman dominated the Puerto Ricans and won the World Baseball Classic MVP for his mom.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.

LaVar Ball: "The Kardashians are Doing Nothing"

LaVar Ball: "The Kardashians are Doing Nothing"

LaVar Ball understands when people compare his family to the Kardashians but says you simply can't compare the Ball family to anybody else. See the rest of the story Saturday, March 18 on Going Roggin.