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Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 07:01 PM PDT

Chargers Select Clemson Receiver With 7th Pick in Draft

Chargers Select Clemson Receiver With 7th Pick in Draft

Looking to improving from last year's 5-11 record following a coaching change and the signing of free agents, the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday selected Clemson receiver Mike Williams with the seventh choice...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:56 PM PDT

Dodgers Collapse as Giants Walk-Off in Extras

Dodgers Collapse as Giants Walk-Off in Extras

Michael Morse hit the game-tying home run in the bottom of the 8th and Hunter Pence hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th as the San Francisco Giants rallied from a three-run deficit to walk-off against the Los...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 02:53 PM PDT

The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

With the playoffs upon us, time to look back at the old days of the superstitious hockey beard. Fred Roggin goes back to 1982 with the LA Kings and he's got a surprise at the end of the story.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:53 PM PDT

Kershaw Leads Dodgers Over Giants

Kershaw Leads Dodgers Over Giants

Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over seven innings in another impressive performance in San Francisco's home ballpark, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Giants 2-1 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:49 PM PDT

Jazz Push Clippers to Brink of Elimination

Jazz Push Clippers to Brink of Elimination

Los Angeles is on the brink of elimination after a disappointing 96-92 loss to the Utah Jazz in Game 5 at Staples Center on Tuesday night.

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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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