Wrestling

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, goals used by the NHL hockey club Nashville Predators are stored in a hallway in Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night, March 17, 2020, one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms and is in isolation. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 25, 2020 - 10:43 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Carolina Hurricanes are asking full-time employees to take vacation or personal days off next week with limited operations due to the coronavirus. In an interview with The Associated Press, team president and...
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March 18, 2020 - 7:37 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gronk is going to WrestleMania. Rob Gronkowski, the retired New England Patriots tight end, is set to host WrestleMania in April from WWE's performance center. The WWE's annual wrestling extravaganza — often called the Super Bowl of wrestling — was originally scheduled for April...
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Abuse survivor Robert Stone, left, shows his emotion with JP DesCamp as they speak to the media in Ypsilanti on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
March 05, 2020 - 6:10 pm
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — More men came forward Thursday with allegations of sexual abuse by a late doctor at the University of Michigan, as the state's attorney general insisted that the school must commit to cooperating with her office before she would move to begin an independent investigation...
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In this March 2, 2020, photo, former Nebraska football player Tanner Farmer and current wrestler for Concordia University sports a Nebraska N tattoo on his left bicep as he practices in Seward, Neb. A year ago Farmer was thought to be on the rise as an NFL draft prospect. He had started three years on Nebraska's offensive line and turned in a stellar performance at the Cornhuskers' pro day. It turned out he went undrafted, so he took a volunteer assistant's job with the Concordia football team and then, quite by accident, discovered he had one semester of eligibility to compete in another sport in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. He chose wrestling. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 05, 2020 - 12:18 pm
SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Tanner Farmer just wants to be another guy on the Concordia University wrestling team, and for the most part he is. The big lug likes to sneak up behind teammates anywhere and anytime, wrap them in bear hugs and lift them up. He starts singing and dancing for no reason. He's the...
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FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert E. Anderson is shown. The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to "anyone who was harmed" by Anderson, a late doctor after several former students said he molested them during medical exams at the school. One man said Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, that Dr. Anderson molested him during a medical exam in 1968 or 1969. Police started investigating the onetime director of the University Health Service and physician for the football team in July 2018 after a former student athlete alleged abuse by Anderson in the 1970s. Anderson died in 2008. (Robert Kalmbach/Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan via AP)
February 22, 2020 - 12:03 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — University of Michigan officials were warned more than four decades ago that one of its doctors was fondling patients during medical exams, but he continued working there despite a demotion and went on to allegedly abuse again as a physician with the school's athletic...
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Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce poses during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Marlins Park in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 29, 2020 - 7:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — They've got swagger, style and lots and lots of catches. Kansas City's Travis Kelce and San Francisco's George Kittle are talkative tight ends at this year's Super Bowl and among the most entertaining personalities in the NFL — Rob Gronkowski-types who could play big roles in who wins...
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Eldis Sula
October 07, 2019 - 1:12 pm
No wrestling match quite builds anticipation like Hell in a Cell. A level of brutality above the steel cage matches of yore, Hell in a Cell upped the ante since it was introduced to the WWE (then the World Wresting Federation) in 1997. The constraints of Hell in a Cell’s closed-ceiling cage...
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Eldis Sula
August 11, 2019 - 11:51 am
While everyone knows Hulk Hogan for his self-torn yellow tanktops, his larger-than-life personality and, yep, calling everyone BROTHER , it's easy to overlook Hogan's technical abilities inside the ring. For all the Hulkamaniacs out there, we've put together his most devastating signature moves and...
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This 1992 image made from video provided by WBNS-TV, shows Dr. Richard Strauss. A report released on Friday, May 17, 2017, found that the now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him. (WBNS-TV via AP)
May 18, 2019 - 5:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football players from the school's storied...
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In this image made from video taken on Saturday, May 11, 2019, The Silver King, right, talks to the camera with fan Mark van der Enden at the Roundhouse in London. A fan of a wrestler and actor who died after collapsing on stage mid-performance in London shared the moment he got to meet his idol earlier that afternoon. Cesar Cuauhtemoc Gonzalez Barron, also known by his wrestling title of Silver King, died of a suspected heart attack at the Roundhouse in London's Camden on Saturday night, promoters said. (@estefyunvin via AP)
May 12, 2019 - 6:50 pm
LONDON (AP) — A well-known Mexican wrestler who co-starred in the film comedy "Nacho Libre" died in London after he collapsed during a match that a witness described as so elaborately staged it wasn't immediately clear something seriously was wrong. Cesar Cuauhtemoc Gonzalez Barron, who wrestled...
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