Wrestling

Kevin McCloskey
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Mark Abrams
January 21, 2020 - 7:54 am
The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association has recognized an Afghan War veteran, who lost both of his legs when his Humvee ran over an explosive device 12 years ago, as its most courageous athlete. Read more here.
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In this undated photo provided by WWE, Inc., "Mean" Gene Okerlund interviews Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson.
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January 16, 2020 - 10:48 am
Rocky "Soulman" Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75.
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Church
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Mark Abrams
January 06, 2020 - 12:54 pm
The Diocese of Allentown has suspended a veteran priest from the ministry after he was caught taking photos of boys on his cellphone, without their knowledge, during a high school wrestling match. Read more here.
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Basketball on the court.
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John McDevitt
January 04, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Follwing a fight last month at a basketball game, the Upper Darby School District tweeted there's been a change to winter sporting event procedures. Read more here.
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Gene Okerlund
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January 02, 2019 - 3:26 pm
( CBS News ) — WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund, who for years interviewed wrestling icons from Hulk Hogan to the Iron Sheikh, has died. He was 76. WWE said in a statement that it is "saddened" to learn about the announcer and host's death, and extended its condolences to his family, friends...
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Andrew Johnson
Johnson family
December 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- The parents of the 16-year-old black varsity wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks before a match have spoken out for the first time since the incident. Charles and Rosa Johnson, speaking through their attorney, Dominic A. Speziali, said in a Monday statement that...
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Hulk Hogan
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July 16, 2018 - 9:07 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape. The Connecticut-based company made the announcement in a statement Sunday. "This second...
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