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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

MIAMI BEACH - Wladimir Klitschko talks to the media in Miami before his April fight. (Source: CBS4)

Klitschko Balancing Championship Fight With Ukrainian Crisis

For most boxers preparing for a fight, any type of distraction can be a major problem. For heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko he must prepare for a fight in April while also worrying about his brother and his home country of Ukraine.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014

A high school brawl was caught on cell phone video--and now the victim's mother wants something to be done. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Cell Phone Video Captures After-School Brawl

A Deerfield Beach mother is demanding answers from the Broward school district and Coconut Creek police after she says her son was severely beaten ten days ago.

01/27/2014

(Source: North Miami Beach Police)

Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Man That Tried To Break Up Fight At Party

Police have made an arrest in connection to Sunday’s shooting that killed a 21-year-old that was trying to break-up a fight at a pre-baptism party.

01/10/2014

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

Miccosukee Tribe Re-Elects Leader

It was a nail biter election in the hotly contested race to decide who would lead the Miccosukee Tribe for the next four-years. Only 23 votes determined Colley Billie’s reelection victory over his archenemy, ousted former chairman Billy Cypress.

11/29/2013

The Broward Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of a man they say tried to kidnap a woman off a Pompano Beach street.  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO Searches For Man Who Tried To Kidnap A Woman

BSO investigators need the public’s help, trying to track down a man who tried to kidnap a woman.

11/13/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather VS. Canelo Fight Means Big Bucks For Local Businesses

A mega-fight brought in mega-money for South Florida businesses Saturday night.

09/14/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 04: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his unanimous decision victory against Robert Guerrero in their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather Fight Has Huge Amounts Of Money On The Line

In a city of high rollers, on one of the biggest betting days of the year, the head of Golden Boy Promotions is taking the biggest gamble of all. He’s got $60 million on the line that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez will not only deliver a great fight, but deliver at the box office, too.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

(Source: North Miami Police)

Surveillance Video Shows Dramatic Smoke Shop Scuffle

A North Miami smoke shop clerk credits a quick-thinking customer with helping her fight off a would-be robber.

CBS4–08/27/2013

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