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Ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr is seen in the ring.

Boxing Insider Talk: Jimmy Lennon Jr, Boxing Ring Announcer

Jimmy Lennon Jr, hall of fame boxing ring announcer, talks about his father, career and the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout on May 2.

04/09/2015

Tig Notaro (Photo by Chris Wilcha/SHOWTIME)

Getting To Know Tig Notaro, Comedy’s Cancer Survivor

Once you’ve heard Tig Notaro’s stand-up comedy, your world will be completely different.

03/31/2015

Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight.

Boxing Insider Talk: Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports

Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports EVP, speaks about negotiating the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, perhaps the most complex and lucrative fight deal in history.

03/24/2015

Gina Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

‘Jane The Virgin’ & ‘Shameless’ Eligible For Comedy Emmy Noms

The shows are now eligible to run in the comedy category of the annual Emmy Awards ceremony after a rule revision by the Television Academy.

03/18/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (L) lands a left hand to the head of Brian Vera during their Light Heavyweight bout at StubHub Center on September 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Agrees To Multi-Year Boxing Venture

CBS Sports and their subsidiary SHOWTIME Sports have agreed to a multi-year joint venture with Premier Boxing Champions.

02/17/2015

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Producer Jonathan Sehring, director Richard Linklater, actress Lorelei Linklater, producer Cathleen Sutherland, actors Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane, producer John Sloss, and actor Ethan Hawke, winners of Best Motion Picture - Drama for 'Boyhood,' pose in the press room during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Boyhood’ Tops Globes; ‘Grand Budapest’ Upsets ‘Birdman’

The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including “Boyhood,” ”The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and “Birdman.”

01/12/2015

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‘Birdman’ Leads Screen Actors Guild Nominations

“Birdman” topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four, CBS earned three nominations.

12/10/2014

Stand Up To cancer

Celeb-Packed ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ Telecast Returns Friday Night

Stand Up To Cancer is back in the spotlight. The show is returning to prime time Friday night Sept. 5th on CBS, and just about any channel, to raise money and awareness for cancer research.

09/05/2014

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

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