5 Things You Didn’t Know About Saul “Canelo” Alvarez

With the boxing match approaching, wouldn’t it be a good idea to know a little about the Underdog? I think so!

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The stakes are high for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as he defends his pride against the cuban southpaw, Erislady Lara. Ten months ago, Canelo made headlines as he took on one of boxing’s greats, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Unfortunately for the Mexican heartthrob, the fight ended in a loss by decision, but he rebounded quickly in his next fight as he dished out a grueling beating and TKO’ed Alfredo Angulo in the 10th round. After that fight, during Canelo’s winning press conference, Lara approached the stage and called out Canelo for an opportunity to fight. Canelo obliged and we’ll be able to see that fight happen July 12th on Showtime Pay-Per-View. But before you watch, check out these five things you didn’t know about Canelo Alvarez.

5. His nickname “Canelo” which he is most recognized by. It means “cinnamon” in Spanish (in reference to his red hair).

4. He turned pro at…

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S. Florida Marine Jailed In Mexico Has Hearing With Judge

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida marine who was jailed in Mexico after he said he accidentally crossed the border with firearms will get a chance to tell his side of the story.

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, from Weston, has a hearing Wednesday with a judge for the first time. In a phone interview with CNN on Tuesday, Tahmooressi said he was optimistic about the outcome of the hearing.

Tahmooressi served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. He moved to San Diego for treatment.

While driving to meet up with a friend on March 31st his nightmare began. He made a wrong turn and ended up crossing the border, with all his belongings, including legally purchased U.S. guns, in his pick up truck.

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“I was going to call them after I drove off the exit, but…

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America’s Most Wanted: Jay Z & Beyonce Kick Off Their Epic “On The Run” Tour In Miami (VIDEO x PHOTOS)

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Beyonce And Jay Z Take The Stage During The First Night Of Their "On The Run" Tour In Miami

WarningJay Z and Beyonce are officially on the run. The two were last seen killing shit in Florida.

Jay and Bey kicked off their 16-date “On the Run” tour last night at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.

The duo spent two-plus hours running through some of the biggest hits of their respective careers. The show’s format allowed the couple to perform their own individual hits. However, they still had considerable stage time together: in fact, they kicked things off with “’03 Bonnie and Clyde,” their first hit together.

According to US Magazine, one of the show’s highlights included behind the scenes footage of their wedding displayed on the big screen, as well as footage of Bey waddling around with daughter Blue Ivy.

The night closed out with Jay Z’s Blueprint 3 standout, “Forever Young.”

It looked like an epic night. We can’t believe there will be 15 more of these…

Check out footage of Bey and Jay…

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Heat NBA Finals Tickets On Sale Saturday

Pull your pennies together, Heat Fans! #HeatNation #3Peat #LetsGoHeat

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Tickets for Miami Heat’s home games for the NBA Finals go on sale Saturday.

Pre-sale tickets can be bought starting at 10:00 a.m. For the rest, tickets can be bought starting at 2:00 p.m., according to the Sun-Sentinel.

Those buying are allowed eight tickets per order.

If you want to buy tickets on Saturday, you’ll have to do it online from Heat.com or Ticketmaster.com. You can also call 1-800-4NBA-TIX for ticket purchases.

Those who prefer to buy their tickets at the American Airlines arena, can do so starting Monday, June 2nd starting at 10:00 a.m.

The Heat will face off against the San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunder starting Thursday,June 5th.

Heat fans can also get their Eastern Conference Champions heat gear!

T-shirts are already for sale in stores.

South Florida Sports Authority stores opened  Saturday at 8:00 a.m. so fans could get their hands on the new…

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5-Year-Old Starts Fire, Apartment Destroyed

This is so scary!!

CBS Miami

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) — A South Florida family is homeless after flames tore through their Northwest Miami-Dade apartment and a child playing with fire is to blame.

The fire broke out Thursday night inside a first floor apartment at the Silver Blue Lakes Apartment Complex located at 1401 NW 103rd Street.

At least two people were inside at the time, a mother and her 5-year-old son, who admitted to starting the fire in a bedroom.

The boy, Amoz Davis, spoke to CBS4 News with his mother’s permission.

“Do not play with fire because it’s too dangerous,” said Amoz.

His mother also had a warning for others.

“Don’t leave lighters around your kids because it’s very dangerous. We just moved from the third floor. If we were still on the third floor, we would all be dead,” said an emotional Christy Davis.

Flames tore through the entire unit and destroyed…

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AAA: Nearly 1 In 5 Floridians Would Not Evacuate For A Hurricane

This is frustratingly true!

CBS Miami

TAMPA (CBSMiami)Hurricane season begins on Sunday, but three in ten Florida residents do not make advanced preparations, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey.

Colorado State University predicts a below-average hurricane season with nine named storms, three hurricanes, and one major hurricane this year.

If a named storm moved toward Florida, nearly one in five, or 17-percent of Floridians say they would not leave their homes, according to the survey. However, of those who would evacuate, the majority, or 65-percent, say they would only leave for a category three hurricane or greater.

“Residents should stay vigilant and be prepared for a major weather event,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Part of that preparation includes having a storm kit, evacuation plan, and flood insurance. Every home is in a flood zone, whether you live near the coast or not.”

Floods are the number one disaster…

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Jackson Memorial Hospital Stops Giving Out Formula Samples In An Effort To Promote Breastfeeding

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Plenty of research shows that breastfeeding, from protecting newborns from illnesses, to boosting intelligence, is good for babies—now, to promote breastfeeding, one local hospital has stopped giving out formula samples.

Jackson Health System, inside goody bags sent home with new mothers, is giving out information which includes material on support groups, where to find breast pumps and how to collect and store breast milk, according to CBS4’s news partners the Miami Herald.

The hospital’s actions is part of the hospital’s effort to achieve the Baby Friendly designation, a global standard of care program launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF to encourage breastfeeding and recognize birthing centers and hospitals that offer support for breastfeeding, the paper reports.

Marta Galarza, the University of Miami neonatologist who fronted the designation effort, told the paper that no longer giving out formula samples, “is an important way of…

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