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Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:46 AM
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By James Neveau

Rangers vs. Kings: Five Key Matchups

Rangers vs. Kings: Five Key Matchups

When the Stanley Cup Final begins Wednesday night, five key matchups will help determine whether the Rangers or Kings come out on top. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM
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By James Neveau

First Thoughts: Rangers vs. Kings

First Thoughts: Rangers vs. Kings

The Los Angeles Kings may be viewed as the heavy favorites in the Stanley Cup Final, but that doesn't mean they should take the New York Rangers for granted. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 8:45 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings Make Big Statement With Game 7 Win

Kings Make Big Statement With Game 7 Win

The Los Angeles Kings haven't made it easy, but with their Game 7 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, they find themselves in prime position to win their second title in three seasons. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 3:57 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings to Open Cup Final Wednesday vs. Rangers

Kings to Open Cup Final Wednesday vs. Rangers

The Los Angeles Kings will open the Stanley Cup Final on home ice Wednesday night against the New York Rangers. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed covers the Los Angeles Lakers for NBCLA.com and has done so since 2012. He attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, shootarounds, press conferences and home games. Along with covering the NBA Playoffs in LA for three seasons, Shahan has also covered the Lakers in New York, Cleveland, Las Vegas, San Diego, Beijing and Shanghai. Shahan has also covered the Premier League for Yahoo! Sports in London and Manchester, as well as Spanish Primera Liga in Barcelona and Seville.
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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Eli Manning Explains His Viral Super Bowl Expression

Eli Manning Explains His Viral Super Bowl Expression

Eli Manning says that he was thinking about what big brother Peyton's Denver Broncos would do next when TV cameras caught him with a less-than-impressed look on his face after the team scored a Super Bowl...

Clippers Fall Short to Celtics in Overtime

Clippers Fall Short to Celtics in Overtime

Chris Paul had 35 points and 13 assists, but the Los Angeles Clippers dropped their final game before the All-Star break 139-134 in overtime to the Boston Celtics in what could have been Paul Pierce's final game...

Cavs Beat Lakers

Cavs Beat Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers trailed by as many as 22 points en route to a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, where Kyrie Irving and LeBron James dominated play

USC's Pat Haden Has Medical Episode on Campus

USC's Pat Haden Has Medical Episode on Campus

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden was treated by medical staff Wednesday morning after feeling light-headed while walking on campus, a medical episode the university described as similar to when he collapsed at a...

U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

U.S. Soccer Team Briefed on Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in...

Julius Randle's Double-Doubles

Julius Randle's Double-Doubles

Lakers forward Julius Randle has improved over the course of the NBA season and looks like he could be a core player for the Lakers for the good long while.