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By Shahan Ahmed

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has agreed to take part in a documentary that will focus on the great social and cultural change the iconic athlete has experienced of the past 50 years. 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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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...
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...
LeBron James Gets Historic Triple-Double, Cavs Beat Lakers

LeBron James Gets Historic Triple-Double, Cavs Beat Lakers

LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double to move him to no. 6 all-time on the NBA's all-time scoring list, as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112 on Thursday night.
Is Chargers QB Philip Rivers An MVP Candidate?

Is Chargers QB Philip Rivers An MVP Candidate?

Running back Melvin Gordon told reporters on Wednesday that Rivers deserves to be in the MVP conversation, especially if the winning continues toward a division title.
Lakers Hosting 'Kobeland' for Kobe Bryant Jersey Retirement

Lakers Hosting 'Kobeland' for Kobe Bryant Jersey Retirement

The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they will be hosting a free amusement-park style "Kobeland" street fair outside Staples Center on Monday, Dec. 18, prior to retiring Kobe Bryant's jerseys, both no.