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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

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Film Explores Atari’s Rise & Fall

A documentary, new on Netflix this month, explores the decline of videogame giant Atari and the secret dumping of its flopped “E.T.” game in a New Mexico landfill.

04/03/2015

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

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‘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

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“Birdman” Leads SAG Nominations

The dark comedy “Birdman” topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four nods, including best ensemble cast. Meanwhile, CBS earned three nominations.

12/10/2014

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

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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.

08/22/2013

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Showtime Executive Hints At “Dexter” Spinoff

Showtime’s president is hinting that a “Dexter” spin-off may be forthcoming. The serial killer drama starring Michael C. Hall is in its eighth and final season.

07/31/2013

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