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.
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.
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.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.
Actor Josh Hartnett decided to take a break from Hollywood at the peak of his popularity. Now he’s back and making headlines with a starring role on Showtime’s new hit series, “Penny Dreadful.”
He’ll be 38 and another $150 million or so richer when his lucrative contract with Showtime ends.
CBS and Time Warner announced an agreement on fees paid by time Warner to CBS to air programming just in time for the fall TV and NFL season.
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.
The Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.
Danes’ rep, Jodi Gottlieb, confirms the actress is expecting her first child with husband Hugh Dancy.
The Knicks’ forward will make a guest appearance on Showtime’s dark comedy “Nurse Jackie” at 9 p.m. on Sunday. The five-time All Star will play a patient partaking in a group therapy session, acting as a fallen basketball star.
Taylor says football always came easy for him. But life? That’s been difficult for the Hall of Famer to manage.
It came as a surprise Wednesday night, when Showtime’s Inside the NFL aired footage of New York’s head coach channeling his ‘inner Rex,’ telling his team that anybody who criticizes the Giants’ 10-6 season can “kiss my a–!”