Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.


5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]


MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.


George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen. (Credit: Seminole County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Who Do You Want To Box George Zimmerman?

Zimmerman is vocal about going a few rounds in the ring. Who should challenge him to a match?

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: A general view of Mike Tyson boxing gloves at the 'Puncher's Mark' Indiegogo Fundraiser Kick Off at Duane Park on August 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

KP Boxing Returns To The Masonic Temple Showdown For Motown III

It’s Friday Night Fight time again at the Masonic Temple, as KP Boxing returns with its third outstanding card on February 7.

97.1 The Ticket–02/03/2014


Kronk Gym Foundation Plans To Open Rec Center

The Kronk Gym Foundation has announced plans to open a recreational facility in Detroit to honor the late Emanuel Steward.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Prince Naseem Hamed trains with Emanuel Stewart at the Kronk Gym before his WBC and WBO Featherweight bout against Cesar Soto in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: John Gichigi /Allsport)

Emanuel Steward’s Family Wants To Revive Kronk Gym

Family of the late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward wants to bring back his former Detroit boxing gym and establish a scholarship fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.


LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 03: Oscar De La Hoya waves to the crowd before the weigh in between Floyd Mayweather against Robert Guerrero for the WBC and Vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight titles at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oscar De La Hoya Admits Himself To Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his company is promoting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013




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