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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 06:29 AM PST

Jansen and Turner to Meet With Media

Jansen and Turner to Meet With Media

Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen and third baseman Justin Turner are scheduled to meet with the media on Wednesday to discuss their decisions to re-sign with the team.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:57 AM PST

Dodgers Doubtful on Dozier After Talks Stall

Dodgers Doubtful on Dozier After Talks Stall

The Los Angeles Dodgers pursuit of second baseman Brian Dozier has reached an impasse as trade talks with the Minnesota Twins have reportedly stalled.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 04:09 AM PST

Damian Lillard Not Pleased With Lakers' D'Angelo Russell

Damian Lillard Not Pleased With Lakers' D'Angelo Russell

Damian Lillard was not pleased with D'Angelo Russell following Tuesday's Lakers versus Blazers game and challenged the Lakers' guard off the court, "in the back" and said, "whatever happens, happens."

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 03:13 AM PST

Lakers Host Blazers on Tuesday Night

Lakers Host Blazers on Tuesday Night

The Los Angeles Lakers host the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night at Staples Center, as both teams fight for a playoff sport in the Western Conference

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 06:46 PM PST

Will Adoree' Jackson Follow Juju Smith-Schuster to NFL?

Will Adoree' Jackson Follow Juju Smith-Schuster to NFL?

Trojans' receiver Juju Smith-Schuster's decision to declare for the NFL Draft could affect Adoree' Jackson's future as well.

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017 at 06:08 PM PST

Former Chargers Tackle Nearly Killed by Painkiller Addiction

Former Chargers Tackle Nearly Killed by Painkiller Addiction

Shane Olivea says he would take up to 125 pills a day

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 02:34 PM PST

Stars Forced to Make Emergency Landing

Stars Forced to Make Emergency Landing

The NHL's Dallas Stars were forced to make an emergency landing on their way to Los Angeles when their plane filled with smoke.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 11:48 AM PST

Lakers Hit Halfway Point...Playoffs?

Lakers Hit Halfway Point...Playoffs?

After winning three of their last four games, Luke Walton's Lakers are only 2.0 games out of the eighth seed in the Western Conference Playoff race

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 04:42 AM PST

Lakers Beat Magic, Win Third Straight at Home

Lakers Beat Magic, Win Third Straight at Home

The Los Angeles Lakers won their third straight home game and fourth game overall with a victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday evening at Staples Center

Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 at 02:56 AM PST

Clarkson Ejected in Wild Night at Staples Center

Clarkson Ejected in Wild Night at Staples Center

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat to win for the second time in three games

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Follow the latest in professional sports across Southern California.

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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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