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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 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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The Choice

The Choice

Do you know sports? Do you want to be on tv? Fred Roggin has an open seat at the Going Roggin desk and it’s waiting just for you. If you know LA sports, have opinions that need to be heard and can argue with the...

Dodgers Record 37th Comeback Victory

Dodgers Record 37th Comeback Victory

Alex Wood started the game with a mistake, but his teammates had his back as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied with five runs in the bottom of the eighth to beat the Chicago White Sox, 6-1, on Tuesday night...

Women's Tackle Football Team Wants NFL to Notice Them

Women's Tackle Football Team Wants NFL to Notice Them

While the Rams and Chargers fight for LA, there's another professional team trying to find their own way: the Carson Bobcats.

5 Drugs Found in Tiger Woods' System After Fla. Arrest

5 Drugs Found in Tiger Woods' System After Fla. Arrest

Golf legend Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system — including painkillers, a sleeping aid and the active ingredient in marijuana — during his Memorial Day arrest on suspicion of drunken driving near...

Chargers Offer Free Tattoos for Die-Hard Fans

Chargers Offer Free Tattoos for Die-Hard Fans

Dedicated Chargers fans were in for a treat Tuesday as the team provided die-hard fanatics free tattoos.

Lakers 2017-18 Schedule Released

Lakers 2017-18 Schedule Released

On Monday, the NBA released the 2017-18 LA Lakers schedule, which begins with the Lakers hosting the Clippers on Oct. 19, 2017