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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:37 PM
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By Trevor O'Brien

Tanaka Chooses New York

Tanaka Chooses New York

Masahiro Tanaka, one of the biggest names of the off-season, is now off the market after signing a seven-year, $155 million contract with the Yankees. 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 »

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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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The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

New England Patriots' locker room staff accused of deliberately releasing air from the Patriots game balls after the footballs were examined by the referee complained about the work and the team's star...

Big Expectations for American Pharoah After Derby Win

Big Expectations for American Pharoah After Derby Win

Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing the inevitable question. Does his horse have what it takes to win the Triple Crown?

Derby Winner Nears Return to Track for Preakness Prep

Derby Winner Nears Return to Track for Preakness Prep

American Pharoah is set to return to the track Thursday for his first jog since winning the Kentucky Derby. The colt remained in Bob Baffert's barn at Churchill Downs after Saturday's race, while the four-time...

Patriots Probably Deliberately Deflated Footballs: NFL Report

Patriots Probably Deliberately Deflated Footballs: NFL Report

The New England Patriots employees likely deliberately deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship, and quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations, an NFL...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Selling Fla. Penthouse Condo for $2 Million

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Selling Fla. Penthouse Condo for $2 Million

Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is ready to give up the South Florida high-rise life for good. Still undefeated after Saturday's victory against Manny Pacquiao, the champ is asking for a cool...