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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 12:10 PM PDT

Is OJ Simpson Still Welcome at USC?

Is OJ Simpson Still Welcome at USC?

When O.J. gets out on parole, how long until he ends up back at USC? Might not be long given the relationship the university and the football team have with Simpson. Fred Roggin, Mark Medina and Kevin Figgers...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:57 AM PDT

Sharapova Will Take Court Again in Newport Beach Tonight

Sharapova Will Take Court Again in Newport Beach Tonight

Maria Sharapova is scheduled to play for the Orange County Breakers for a second and final time in 2017 Monday night when they face the San Diego Aviators in a World TeamTennis match at Breakers Stadium at...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT

The Vault: Twisting Your Arm

The Vault: Twisting Your Arm

Who is Cleve Dean? And why is that guy drinking motor oil? Fred Roggin tugs, pulls and throws it back to 1981 for a look at the characters that made up the World Arm Wrestling Championships. Originally...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 01:43 PM PDT

Blake Griffin, Manna from Heaven and Dodger Dreams

Blake Griffin, Manna from Heaven and Dodger Dreams

On this week's Rapid Fire, Fred Roggin welcomes Kevin Figgers from AM 570 LA Sports and Mark Medina of the Daily News to talk Blake Griffin, Rob Pelinka and the signing of Biblical proportions and the Dodgers...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 08:29 PM PDT

Jamaica Stuns Mexico 1-0 in Pasadena

Jamaica Stuns Mexico 1-0 in Pasadena

Kemar Lawrence hit a late free kick to help Jamaica win 1-0 over Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 05:51 PM PDT

Kershaw Exits With Injury, Dodgers Win in Extras

Kershaw Exits With Injury, Dodgers Win in Extras

Logan Forsythe hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 10th, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves, 5-4, in extra innings on a day overshadowed by Clayton Kershaw's exit in the...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 10:16 PM PDT

Taylor, Hill Help Dodgers Bounce Back Against Braves

Taylor, Hill Help Dodgers Bounce Back Against Braves

Corey Seager, Chase Utley and Chris Taylor all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped their brief two-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 08:22 PM PDT

Here's Why The Dodgers Could Trade for Felipe Rivero

Here's Why The Dodgers Could Trade for Felipe Rivero

Speculation is wild with the MLB trade deadline less than 10 days away, but one name that isn't being mentioned with the Los Angeles Dodgers is Pirates' closer Felipe Rivero, here's how LA could land him.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:09 PM PDT

Wood Roughed up By Braves in First Loss

Wood Roughed up By Braves in First Loss

Alex Wood was handed his first loss of the season by his former team as the Atlanta Braves beat down the Los Angeles Dodgers, 12-3, on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:54 PM PDT

Braves Snap Dodgers 11-Game Win Streak

Braves Snap Dodgers 11-Game Win Streak

Kurt Suzuki homered and the Atlanta Braves snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-game win-streak, 6-3, on Thursday night at Chavez Ravine.

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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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