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Canelo Alvarez Wins Controversial Split-Decision Over Lara

Canelo Alvarez wants to celebrate his 24th birthday and the fans may want pass on seeing a rematch of the split-decision victory Alvarez captured Saturday night before a sellout crowd of 14,239 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

07/13/2014

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

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers enter a Wal-Mart on June 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two officers were reported shot and killed by two assailants at a pizza restaurant near the Wal-mart. The two suspects then reportedly went into the Wal-Mart where they killed a third person before killing themselves.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

2 Officers, 3 Others Dead In Las Vegas Shooting

Authorities say two suspects shot and killed two police officers at a Las Vegas eatery Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves.

06/08/2014

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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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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

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 29: Nick Foles #9 talks to head coach Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half of their game against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Eagles Are 22/1 Odds To Win Super Bowl

The odds are in, and the Seattle Seahawks are still the favorite to win Super Bowl XLIX, in the first set of odds released following the NFL Draft.

05/12/2014

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After 11 Years in Las Vegas, World Poker Tour Championship Moves To Atlantic City

A national gaming analyst calls this a major win for online gaming in New Jersey.

04/21/2014

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Nevada Gaming Law Does Not Protect Drunken Gambler

Does a casino that plies someone with booze have a duty to protect him from his own bad decision-making?

04/21/2014

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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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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

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Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.

Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.

01/28/2014

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NFL Championship Weekend Odds And Prop Bets

The Seattle Seahawks are the favorites to win the Super Bowl, and the Denver Broncos are not far behind.

01/16/2014

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