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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 6:07 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Make Kershaw Richest Pitcher Ever

Dodgers Make Kershaw Richest Pitcher Ever

Clayton Kershaw will finally be getting paid like he is the best pitcher in baseball now that the Los Angeles Dodgers have signed him to a seven-year, $215 million contract extension. Read »

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Top Dodger Prospects Train in LA

Top Dodger Prospects Train in LA

Fifteen of the Dodgers top prospects were in Los Angeles this past week, training in the annual Winter Development Program. Read »

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 10:45 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Spring Training on Sale

Dodgers Spring Training on Sale

Spring Training is just over a month away! On Monday the Dodgers put their tickets up for sale for fans looking to make the trip to Arizona. Read »

Saturday, Jan 11, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Tanaka Comes to America

Tanaka Comes to America

The Masahiro Tanaka circus is in full-effect as the premier pitching talent available this off-season has come to America to speak with teams and choose his new home. Read »

Saturday, Jan 11, 2014 at 3:15 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Make Easy Decision, Extend Mattingly

Dodgers Make Easy Decision, Extend Mattingly

The Los Angeles Dodgers extended manager Don Mattingly this week in one of the easiest decisions that they have made all off-season. Read »

Sunday, Jan 5, 2014 at 12:28 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Should the Dodgers Bid for Masahiro Tanaka?

Should the Dodgers Bid for Masahiro Tanaka?

Do the Dodgers need to get in on the Mashiro Tanaka sweepstakes? A pitcher of his caliber could give the Dodgers the strongest rotation in baseball. Read »

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Easily Afford Luxury Tax

Dodgers Easily Afford Luxury Tax

The Dodgers were charged an $11.4 million luxury tax for blasting past the payroll limits set by the MLB. It's a small fee to have a monster payroll, but will increase in years to come. Read »

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:40 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Tune in to Rose Parade for Vin Scully

Tune in to Rose Parade for Vin Scully

Need a little more Vin Scully in your life? You can catch him this New Years Day at the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game as the Grand Marshal of the event. Read »

Saturday, Dec 28, 2013 at 4:29 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers' Puig Arrested In FL

Dodgers' Puig Arrested In FL

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig was arrested in Florida on Saturday for speeding down a toll road at 110 MPH. This is his second such arrest since coming to America. Read »

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 6:05 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Bulldog, Nomar to Broadcast for Dodgers

Bulldog, Nomar to Broadcast for Dodgers

Three retired Dodgers will rejoin the team again, but will not be helping them out on the field. Orel Hershiser, Nomar Garciaparra and Jerry Hairston Jr will be covering and analyzing the team in pre-game and... Read »

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Sign Two, Fill Bullpen

Dodgers Sign Two, Fill Bullpen

In a last-minute Hioliday shopping splurge the Dodgers signed two bullpen pitchers, Chris Perez and Jamey Wright. The contracts filled in the remaining roles for the relief core. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

J.P. Howell Returns To Dodgers

J.P. Howell Returns To Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers and left-handed reliever J.P. Howell have reportedly agreed to terms to a two-year $11.5 million deal. The Dodgers Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:51 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

@Dodgers, Scully Host Another Great #AskVin Session

@Dodgers, Scully Host Another Great #AskVin Session

Did you know that Vin Scully's first professional baseball game as a fan was Dodgers vs Giants? We learned that and more on Monday as he took over the @Dodgers Twitter account for the second time in 2013. Read »

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Uribe, Dodgers Agree On Two-Year Deal

Uribe, Dodgers Agree On Two-Year Deal

The Dodgers and third baseman Juan Uribe have agreed to a two-year contract worth $15 million. The move comes with a few risks, but was the best option the team had at third base. Read »

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 12:14 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Dodgers Holiday Wishlist

Dodgers Holiday Wishlist

Ned Colletti is in Florida for the MLB Winter Meetings this week. The Dodgers have plenty of holes to fill in while he is down there, so we take a look at the Dodgers holiday wishlist. 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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Nadal Asks That Chair Umpire Bernardes Not Work His Matches

Nadal Asks That Chair Umpire Bernardes Not Work His Matches

Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.

Last Year's Runner-up Halep Exits French Open

Last Year's Runner-up Halep Exits French Open

Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.

 Venus Williams Fined at French Open

Venus Williams Fined at French Open

Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane...

Kershaw, Gonzalez KO Braves 8-0

Kershaw, Gonzalez KO Braves 8-0

Clayton Kershaw pitched seven shutout innings and Adrian Gonzalez reached an RBI milestone as the Dodgers defeated the Braves 8-0.

Cavaliers Sweep Hawks to Earn NBA Finals Spot

Cavaliers Sweep Hawks to Earn NBA Finals Spot

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the...

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5...