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Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

The Lakers finally offered Byron Scott the coaching job, introduced a motivated Carlos Boozer to the media and re-signed Xavier Henry. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:39 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

The Los Angeles Lakers were awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim after the player was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls. 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 One That Got Away: Not the Fish, But The $2.8M Prize

The One That Got Away: Not the Fish, But The $2.8M Prize

Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away. Heasley reeled in a 6-foot (1.8 meter) white marlin last year off Maryland's coast.
Ex-Wife of Lorenzen Wright Charged With Murder in 2010 Death

Ex-Wife of Lorenzen Wright Charged With Murder in 2010 Death

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis. Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings...
The Choice Semifinals

The Choice Semifinals

It's time to make The Choice! After submissions and auditions, we picked 16 contestants to battle it out for a spot on Going Roggin. The battles started in September, you voted each week and now we've reached...
Robert Woods Interview: Rams' Receiver Is Ready to Return

Robert Woods Interview: Rams' Receiver Is Ready to Return

Michael J. Duarte caught up with Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods this week as he's ready to return in the pivotal NFC West showdown with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Panthers Owner Under Investigation for Workplace Misconduct

Panthers Owner Under Investigation for Workplace Misconduct

The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct. The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing...
 Three Openly Gay Men Compete for a Spot on US Olympic Team

Three Openly Gay Men Compete for a Spot on US Olympic Team

An openly gay man has never competed for the U.S. in a Winter Games, and it's been 14 years since one did in a Summer Games, NBC News reported. John Fennell is one of three publicly out male athletes competing...