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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico lands a left punch to the face of Sergio Martinez of Argentina during the third round of the WBC Middleweight Championship fight on June 7, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Cotto won by a TKO in the tenth round. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Cotto Stops Martinez In Middleweight Title Fight At MSG

Sergio Martinez didn’t get off the stool when the bell rang for the 10th round. He did not speak to the media after the fight, as he was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

06/07/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: How Much ‘Money’ Does Mayweather Have Left In The Tank?

Half of boxing’s dynamic duo fought Saturday night. And, as always, it left the boxing cognoscenti with as many questions as answers.

05/05/2014

Manny Pacquiao lands a right to the head of Timothy Bradley during their WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Still Has The Fire Needed To Dismantle Bradley

Boxing may have become a niche sport, but getting a chance to see Manny Pacquiao in the ring is worth your time. He is one of the two most compelling figures in the sport over the last decade.

04/11/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Boxing Gyms

Throwing a few right hooks will get your heart pumping and makes for the ultimate stress relief. Sign up for a class or try a private lesson at one of our five favorite boxing gyms.

CBS New York–01/08/2014

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Tyson Forced To Scrap ‘Undisputed Truth’ Promotional Tour In London

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has scrapped promotional appearances in London because previous convictions bar him from entering Britain.

12/10/2013

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (2nd L) and Brandon Rios of the US (2nd R) pose with the belt during a pre-fight press conference in Macau on November 20, 2013. (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Ready For His First Step Toward Redemption

Manny Pacquiao has a chance to get things going back in the right direction if he can register a decisive victory over Brandon Rios when the two battle in Macau, China, on Saturday.

11/22/2013

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Mike Tyson Signs Olympic Prospect, Irks USA Boxing

It didn’t take Iron Mike very long to get involved in controversy in his new role as a boxing promoter.

10/02/2013

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Mike Tyson with Boomer and Carton (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Mike Tyson On WFAN: ‘Too Much Love’ Drove Me To Drink

Mike Tyson is a good friend of the “Boomer & Carton” show, so it was a shock when the boxing great said last month that he was “on the verge of dying” due to substance abuse problems.

09/18/2013

Trainer/father Floyd Mayweather Sr. talks with his son Floyd Mayweather Jr. between rounds against Canelo Alvarez. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Mouth, Money And Mastery Of Floyd Mayweather

At an age when most boxers fade under the dim lights of dementia, Floyd Mayweather Jr seems as keen and quick and good as ever, in defiance of history and precedent and logic.

09/16/2013

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The End Of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Career Is In Sight

He’ll be 38 and another $150 million or so richer when his lucrative contract with Showtime ends.

09/15/2013

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Mayweather Dominates Alvarez For Easy Decision Win

The fight was one of the richest ever if not the richest ever with a live gate of $20M and at least another $100M from pay-per-view.

09/15/2013

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Silverman: Boxing May Have Lost Its Stature, But Mayweather-Alvarez Will Be Special

If Alvarez can get in his shots, Mayweather will have to react like a champion. He will have to show he can take a punch and stay on his game plan.

09/14/2013

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