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Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/11/2014

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.

07/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  JetBlue planes sit at their gates at John F. Kennedy Airport on April 23, 2014 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

No Charges After New York-Vegas Flight Diverted

A cellphone video shows the man shouting and ignoring pleas to calm down.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2014

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Police: Two Officers Were ‘Simply Having Lunch’ Before Getting Killed

A man and a woman fatally shot two Las Vegas police officers in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Walmart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

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A Romantic Getaway To Las Vegas

Experience the romantic side of Las Vegas with the one you love. Together you can enjoy luxurious accommodations, explore The Strip hand in hand and dine at some of the most unique and romantic restaurants in the city.

06/03/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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World Series Of Poker Kicks Off In Las Vegas

The 45th Annual World Series of Poker kicked off seven weeks of play in Las Vegas on Tuesday, promising the tournament champion at least $10 million and enticing tens of thousands of players with a prize pool estimated at $200 million.

97.1 The Ticket–05/28/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

04/08/2014

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What Is The Dumbest Game You Have Wasted Money On? [BLOG]

When I was 23 I broke my tibia and fibula in half playing basketball. I haven’t shot a ball in 7 years, but all of that changed yesterday!

97.1 The Ticket–03/21/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 16: Gary Harris #14 and Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bookies Like Some NCAA Seeds Better Than Others

There will be 1,000 people lined up early Thursday morning to get a seat at the LVH sports book for the start of the NCAA tournament, and most of them don’t care that Michigan State was somehow relegated to a No. 4 seed.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2014

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