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(R-L) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a right to the face of Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Wins 12-Round Unanimous Decision Against Maidana

Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight.

09/13/2014

The Kardashian Sisters

Kardashian Family Closing Las Vegas ‘Celebrity Lifestyle Boutique’ Store

After three years, the Kardashian family is closing a store at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas that was fashioned as a “celebrity lifestyle boutique.”

09/10/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat stands on the court against the Golden State Warriors on February 12, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron James Makes Cavs Instant Las Vegas Favorites To Win NBA Title

News that LeBron James is planning to take his talents back where they came from has made the Cleveland Cavaliers an instant favorite to win it all, according to gaming website Bovada.

07/11/2014

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)

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

Main Stage at Electric Daisy Carnival 2011 in Las Vegas (Photo courtesy Roman Fuchs, Wikimedia Commons)

San Leandro Man Dies At Electronic Daisy Carnival Music Festival

Twenty-four-year-old Montgomery Tsang was identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after he was rushed from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to a nearby hospital after a call for medical assistance.

06/21/2014

Jerad Miller, Amanda Miller (Las Vegas Police Dept.)

Las Vegas Cop Killers Held Anti-Government, White Supremacist Beliefs

A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a “Don’t tread on me” flag on the body of one of the two police officers they killed, authorities said Monday.

06/09/2014

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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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