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Gerry and Rory McIlroy

5 Crazy Sports Bets That Worked

After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.

07/21/2014

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Floyd Mayweather And Marcos Maidana Meet In New York

On Monday, at Marriott Marquis in Times Square, Mayweather and Maidana kicked off a five-city, four-day media announcing the Mayweather-Marcos rematch on September 13, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

07/14/2014

(R-L) Floyd Mayweather Jr. knocks back Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather took Maidana's title with a majority-decision victory. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Gives Marcos Maidana A Rematch

Marcos Maidana certainly rattled the 37-year-old WBC/WBA welterweight world champion in their May 3rd fight—enough so that Mayweather was willing to listen to the clamor for a rematch and announced today that he’s granting Maidana another shot.

07/10/2014

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

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Readies For Maidana & Says Pacquiao Looked Like An Amateur

Floyd Mayweather feels confident, as he should, for his May 3rd challenge from Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. But there’s someone that always seems to haunt the undisputed best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and that’s the constant specter of Manny Pacquiao.

04/24/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Manny Pacquiao looks on prior to fighting Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Make Easier Work Of Pacquiao

Once it was over, the temptation was easy to go there: Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed “back” by his multitude of minions after he vanquished the game, though out-skilled Tim Bradley last week, avenging the grave injustice that was done to “Pac-Man” the first time they fought.

04/17/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Set With Marcos Maidana On May 3

Call this the twilight of Mayweather’s countdown tour. The pound-for-pound king announced that he’s going to take on power puncher Marcos Maidana.

03/11/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Crush Pacquiao

The sell-by date has long since expired. By now, it’s been stale for at least five years. Yet, there are many that still await and clamor for a showdown between pound-for-pound best Floyd Mayweather and fan-favorite Manny Pacquiao.

11/26/2013

Danny Garcia v Lucas Matthysse (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Philly’s Danny Garcia May Be Next For Mayweather

It’s a perfunctory boxing ritual that can’t be helped. Danny Garcia’s victory over Lucas Matthysse was barely an hour old when talk of his next opponent was broached.

09/17/2013

Floyd "Money" Mayweather (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Is Not The Greatest Of All-Time

He’d like you to believe it. He may even convince a few out there that he’s right, and they believe him. He may even believe it himself, despite the thin, diluted version of boxing today.

09/14/2013

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Canelo Alvarez Is Ready For Mayweather

He sits there and does nothing. Like the words and all the hyperbole surrounding him doesn’t exist. Like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is impervious to Floyd Mayweather’s words, taunts and anything else verbal Mayweather could find to throw at the 23-year-old Mexican junior middleweight world champ.

09/13/2013

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Gargano: Fight Night Must Survive

Fresh off a trip to Las Vegas for Floyd Mayweather’s last fight, Anthony Gargano hopes that boxing survives.

05/10/2013

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Mayweather Easily Beats Guerrero In Comeback

A year layoff. A little two-month stay in a county prison. A falling out with a rapper buddy. And apparently an injured, swollen right hand. None of it really mattered. Floyd Mayweather has always been able to blot things out when it’s come to his craft.

05/05/2013

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks to the media during the final news conference for his bout against Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Can Floyd Mayweather Still Carry The Rage For Robert Guerrero?

There used to be a time when a passing wind or an ant crossing a sidewalk would set off Floyd Mayweather. It doesn’t seem like it anymore.

05/03/2013

Miguel Cotto v Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Joins Showtime & CBS

Floyd Mayweather signs a six-fight deal with CBS.

02/19/2013

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