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Jordan Burroughs keeps Rio defeat at a distance as he chases record

NEW YORK — Jordan Burroughs says he has rewatched almost every one of his wrestling matches at least 15 times. That’s more than 150 senior matches in the last seven years, following a 148-match career at the University of Nebraska. 616 more words

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Helen Maroulis wrestled in the dark with concussion

NEW YORK — Wrestler Helen Maroulis is on the short list of the world’s most dominant athletes.

She captured world championships in 2015 and 2017 without surrendering a point — a combined 87-0 in nine matches, winning the latter title with a torn thumb ligament. 1,803 more words

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Rulon Gardner moves into coaching wrestling

Rulon Gardner, the U.S. wrestler who pulled off one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history, was recently named head wrestling coach at Herriman High School in Utah. 175 more words

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"Concussions Crush Careers": Three heartbreaking stories of careers lost to the brain injury

By Gabby Guerard

Assistant Managing Editor

“A head injury took away our identities.”

One-Mississippi. Eyes open. The cleats of Salem State stared me in the face. 3,875 more words

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Kyle Snyder latest Olympian to win Sullivan Award

Wrestler Kyle Snyder joined a long list of Olympic champions to earn the Sullivan Award, which has honored the nation’s outstanding amateur athlete since 1930. 203 more words

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U.S. wins men's freestyle wrestling world cup for first time in 15 years

Even without powers Iran and Russia in the field, the U.S.’ first men’s freestyle world cup title in 15 years still meant plenty to Jordan Burroughs… 588 more words

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Day In Their Life: WWE's Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman: WWE superstar. 6-foot-8, 385 pounds.

Me: WWE fan. 5-foot-8, 180 pounds.

The Monster Among Men consumes 15,000 calories a day, anchored by his favorite thing to order at… 53 more words

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