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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

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dallas ISD Student Stabs Another On Last Day Of School

A Dallas ISD student was stabbed following an altercation at school Friday morning – the last day of school before Summer break begins.

06/06/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a right to the head of Canelo Alvarez during their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Trending in Ben: Ben Almost Gets Into a Fight

Ben goes to a new gym to play pick up basketball and almost gets into a fight.

105.3 The Fan–05/05/2014

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Fight Over Electric Wheelchair Leads To Death In Dallas

Dallas Police responded to a call early Wednesday morning about a stabbing on Hamilton Avenue, a few blocks south of Fair Park. When they arrived, they found a woman dead.

04/23/2014

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School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook

Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Zebra Mussel Fight May Include More Lakes

State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels want the public’s input on a proposal to require that people in 30 more counties drain all boats operating on public water after use.

12/19/2013

Dallas Cowboys fan Carlos Olivares was attacked and beaten after the Thanksgiving Day football game. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

Cowboys Fan Attacked, Beaten After Thanksgiving Day Game

With two big black eyes and a broken nose, Carlos Olivares looks like he’s been in a fight. He just can’t remember. Olivares was at the Dallas Cowboys game on Thanksgiving Day. Sometime after the game he was attacked and beaten.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

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Students Accused Of Bullying & Beating Disabled Teen

Jacob Cramer is shy and won’t talk much these days. He sits on the couch at home, because he’s scared to leave his house. He finally told his mother how two students cornered him in the locker room and beat him up.

CBS 11–11/19/2013

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Family Wants Answers After Boy, 10, Beaten, Bloodied On School Bus

A 10-year-old boy beat up and bleeding on the bus ride to school. Now one North Texas family is still looking for an explanation, and an apology.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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Fight After Collin County Football Game Ends With 2 Arrests

Friday night lights turned into a Friday night fistfight. Now, police are investigating an ugly brawl that happened at a Plano Whataburger restaurant.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

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North Texas Pee Wee Game Ends With Brawl Off The Field

A dispute over the age of a North Texas pee wee football player turned into a brawl. The fist-to-cuffs incident was one where parents and coaches were the ones acting like children.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2013

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