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Sunday, Dec 29, 2013 at 11:43 AM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Where Have the Dodgers' Free Agents Gone?

Where Have the Dodgers' Free Agents Gone?

Has one of your favorite Dodgers signed with another team? Take a look at each of the team's free agents and where they have ended up this off-season. Read »

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 9:06 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Playoff Bound: Dodgers Clinch NL West

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the NL West and are now headed to the playoffs after beating Arizona 7-6 on Thursday. Hanley Ramirez had four RBIs and A.J. Ellis slammed the game-winning home run. 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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OFFICIAL: Magic Johnson Takes Over Lakers Basketball

OFFICIAL: Magic Johnson Takes Over Lakers Basketball

Lakers president Jeanie Buss announced massive changes to the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, parting ways with general manager Mitch Kupchak and replacing Jim Buss with Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations

Magic to Run Show in Lakers' Major Front Office Shakeup

Magic to Run Show in Lakers' Major Front Office Shakeup

Lakers legend Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations in a major front office restructuring for the storied franchise.

Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Valued at $500K: Report

Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Valued at $500K: Report

The jersey was reportedly stolen after the Patriots' 34-28 comeback victory over the Atlanta Falcons in overtime.

High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzcher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter. Dantzscher, three-time U.S. rhythmic gymnastics champion Jessica Howard and former national team member Jeanette Antolin appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, detailing what they have claimed is sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for almost three decades before his tenure ended in July 2015 of touching them inappropriately while he disguised the abuse as treatment.

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

The National Hockey League included a mandatory bye week for every team this season, but is it beneficial to get an extra week of rest? We take an introspective look at team's performances after a week of rest.

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-year-old Jaromir Jagr extended his point streak to five games as he set up Aleksander Barkov's game-winning goal as the Florida Panthers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night at Staples Center.