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Oscar De La Hoya

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

BOSTON - JULY 13: Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo sings songs from his new CD "Covering the Bases" at Avalon July 13, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Top 5 Athletes Who Failed At Music

We cheer when athletes win. We run away — fast — when athletes sing. Here are the top 5 worst cases of athletes singing.

05/01/2014

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Oprah, Mayweather, Magic Johsnon And Many More Billionaires Interested In Buying Clippers

Oprah Winfrey leads the list of wealthy faces who are interested in buying the Clippers. Her team would be built around billionaire record-label mogul David Geffen and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, says Winfrey’s spokesperson.

04/30/2014

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Oscar De La Hoya, ‘Tito’ Trinidad To Enter Boxing’s Hall of Fame

“The Golden Boy” is golden again. Oscar De La Hoya, who won Olympic gold and became a champion in six weight divisions in winning 10 world titles, has been selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

12/04/2013

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Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9’s Rick Garcia About Addiction Struggles

Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.

09/10/2013

Hector 'Macho' Camacho shows up in the ring in a Roman soldier's uniform before the start of his twelve round IBC Middleweight title fight against Sugar Ray Leonard 01 March at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Camacho won in the 5th round by a TKO after the referee stopped the fight after Camacho knocked Leonard into the ropes. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Macho’ Camacho Declared Brain Dead After Being Shot In Face

Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector `Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.

11/22/2012

1 Mar 1997:  Hector "Macho" Camacho looks on from his corner during a bout against Sugar Ray Leonard in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Camacho won the fight with a TKO in the fifth round. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello  /Allsport

Former Boxing Champ ‘Macho’ Camacho Shot In Puerto Rico

Police in Puerto Rico say former boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho has been shot and critically wounded.

11/20/2012

Canelo Alvarez lands a left to the head of Josesito Lopez during their WBC super welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 15, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Getty Images)

Mexican ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Punishes Josesito Lopez To Defend WBC Title

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stopped Josesito Lopez late in the fifth round Saturday night, defending his WBC 154-pound title with a relentless display of power by the 22-year-old Mexican champion.

09/15/2012

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Model Sues Oscar De La Hoya For Allegedly Involving Her In Sex Acts Against Her Will

A model claims that she feared for her life during a wild night with Los Angeles-native boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya.

01/25/2012

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De La Hoya Got Hooked On Alcohol At Age 8

“It’s the biggest fight of my life,” Oscar De La Hoya tells Sports Central’s Jim Hill. But De La Hoya isn’t preparing to get into the ring, a place where his accomplishments earned him a statue outside Staples Center.

10/10/2011

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Oscar De La Hoya To Appear On Sports Central

Tune in to Sports Central on Sunday night at 10:30 on KCAL9 as boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya stops by the studios to talk with Jim Hill.

10/07/2011

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De La Hoya Admits Addictions In TV Interview

Former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya says he thought about suicide and has been going to rehab because he has become dependent on drugs and alcohol.

08/30/2011

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Oscar De La Hoya Heads To Rehab For Substance Abuse

Boxer legend Oscar De La Hoya has reportedly checked himself into a rehabilitation facility in California. Entertainment Web site TMZ.com reports De La Hoya entered the facility sometime in the past few weeks.

05/22/2011