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Boxers, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr talk before the game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat

Keidel: Money, Mayhem And Madness

The hype continues to build for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, a seismic sporting event if ever there was one.

04/25/2015

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10 Reasons To Add Las Vegas To Your Bucket List

10 reasons why Las Vegas should be on your bucket list.

04/24/2015

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Best Holiday Destinations for Singles

The best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.

12/17/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Clean Energy Summit 7.0 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on Sept. 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Global Climate Change ‘The Most Consequential, Urgent, Sweeping Collection Of Challenges’ Faced By World

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world’s 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

09/05/2014

Sen. Harry Reid told an Asian Chamber of Commerce audience on Thursday he had trouble "keeping his Wongs straight." (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian Business Event

Reid was addressing the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce when he told the audience, “I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are.”

08/22/2014

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

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Take More Free, Legal Trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year.

07/20/2014

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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