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Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

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

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Leads 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.

07/10/2014

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Bright House Networks Reaches Deal With CBS

Bright House Networks and CBS Corp. have reached an agreement that will return CBS programming to its customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.

08/22/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Talks About His Showtime Deal

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather might be one of the most polarizing athletes in the world today

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2013

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Mayweather Sings Praises Of His New Showtime Deal

It’s Showtime in more ways than one for Floyd Mayweather Jr., who is excited about both a weekend fight he’s promoting as well as his lucrative new deal with the CBS-owned network.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2013

Netflix Adds To Online Movies With Relativity Deal

Netflix Inc. is adding to the group of movies that its subscribers can watch online or over Internet-connected devices at the same time as they would have appeared on premium pay TV channels such as […]

07/06/2010

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