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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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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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Dodgers Feast on Five Home Runs, Pound Padres 8-4

Dodgers Feast on Five Home Runs, Pound Padres 8-4

The Los Angeles Dodgers feasted on five home runs in the first six innings and pounded on the Padres 8-4 on Friday night at Petco Park in San Diego.

Serena Williams Battles to 3-Set Win, Keeps Grand Slam Alive

Serena Williams Battles to 3-Set Win, Keeps Grand Slam Alive

Eight times this season at major tournaments, Serena Williams has dropped the opening set. Eight times, she has won. The latest comeback came in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night, when Williams...

Brady Sorry NFL 'Had to Endure This' After Deflategate

Brady Sorry NFL 'Had to Endure This' After Deflategate

Tom Brady took to Facebook Friday to thank his supporters and express his excitement to begin the regular season after a summer-long battle inside and outside of a federal courtroom where Judge Richard Berman...

Seager Shines in Debut as Dodgers Fall to Padres

Seager Shines in Debut as Dodgers Fall to Padres

Corey Seager had an impressive debut, but the bullpen worries returned as the Dodgers blew a three-run lead, losing to the San Diego Padres 10-7 on Thursday night at Petco Park.

Kings Defenseman in ICE Custody

Kings Defenseman in ICE Custody

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was in federal custody after immigration agents detained him upon his release from jail in Seal Beach, where he had served part of a 90-day spousal abuse sentence.

Fans Share Brady Victory Memes After Court Win

Fans Share Brady Victory Memes After Court Win

The four-game suspension against New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady was lifted Thursday, handing a defeat to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. With Brady's Deflategate punishment nullified, he is free...