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Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 06:27 PM PDT

UC Irvine Among Nation's Hottest Teams in NCAA Tournament Field

UC Irvine Among Nation's Hottest Teams in NCAA Tournament Field

UC Irvine is out to prove that it is more than a team with one of college basketball's most unusual mascots.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:51 PM PDT

Blake Bortles Signs With Rams to Back Up Jared Goff at Quarterback

Blake Bortles Signs With Rams to Back Up Jared Goff at Quarterback

Quarterback Blake Bortles has agreed to a one-year deal to become Jared Goff's backup with the Los Angeles Rams. Bortles joins the Rams after spending his first five NFL seasons as the up-and-down starter for...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 01:30 PM PDT

Mike Trout and the Angels Are Close to Historic Deal: Report

Mike Trout and the Angels Are Close to Historic Deal: Report

The Angels' Mike Trout is close to signing the largest contract in North American sports history, according to reports.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 06:50 AM PDT

Clayton Kershaw Won't Start Opening Day, Ending an 8-Year Streak

Clayton Kershaw Won't Start Opening Day, Ending an 8-Year Streak

Clayton Kershaw won't start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on opening day because of the sore shoulder that's slowed him at spring training, ending his streak of pitching eight straight openers.

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 10:56 PM PDT

Lou Williams Clips Nets With Game-Winning Three-Pointer

Lou Williams Clips Nets With Game-Winning Three-Pointer

Lou Williams continues to prove that he is not only the Los Angeles Clippers' most valuable player, but the NBA's leading candidate for Sixth Man of the Year.

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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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