1. From UFC to Hollywood, Wrestling Support Is Up off the Mat

    Wrestlers are resilient people, always finding their way out of difficult places in the mat. Maybe that’s what the International Olympic Committee had in mind when they announced the sport would be gone from the games starting in 2020...

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  2. N.Y. Cancer Survivor 'Up and Running' Again

    Ten years ago, Melissa Montalto had never run a mile in her life—in fact, by her own admission, she had not done anything athletic. But inspiration can come from where you least expect it, and irony sometimes plays a part...

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  3. From the Ruck to the Run: Star Rugger Knight Sets Sights on Bobsled World

    With accomplishments like All-World, USA Rugby Player of the Decade, dual B.A. degrees ( magna cum laude ) and a law school degree already in place, it might seem that, at 38, Phaidra Knight would be ready to move on to the next phase of her life...

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  4. Nats Look to Go from Leaders in the NL East to Leaders in Baseball Technology

    It wasn ’t that long ago that the Washington Nationals , like their two predecessor franchises in the major leagues in D.C., were the poster children of poor performance and underachievement...

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  5. Cornell's Dake Creates Own Version of March Madness

    While most of the sports world reveled in the magic of the Florida Gulf Coast University this weekend as part of March Madness, one of the heroes of “March Matness ” went ...

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  6. Columbia Roars into NCAA's, Looks to Help with Olympic Cause

    Spring in Upper Manhattan is usually a quiet time for collegiate sports. The Lions of Columbia have made the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament once (in the 1960s) and never in women’s basketball...

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  7. Gardner Wrestling with New Olympic Challenge

    “I’d be a simple farmer in Wyoming, doing what farmers do,” was what Rulon Gardner said recently when asked about where he would have been without wrestling...

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  8. GSP, Silva Crack Top Athlete List

    If you are an MMA fan in the Northeast, you have been having a good week. First came the statement by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that he is moving closer to legalizing the sport in the state...

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  9. Cejudo Has Big Hopes for MMA, Wrestling and Even Theater

    It is certainly a bittersweet time for Olympic wrestling champion Henry Cejudo . The Arizona resident has spent his days and nights training for some upcoming MMA fights and assisting ...

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  10. Coleman Scott, Olympic Wrestling in for the Fight of Their Lives

    Coleman Scott has had quite a whirlwind year as an athlete. “I’d say some of the experiences were unbelievable for sure, beyond anything I could have ever dreamed up,” he said...

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  11. WBC Appearance Next Big Step for Marlins' Cishek

    With names like Mark Teixeira, Ryan Braun, Joe Mauer and David Wright in the field, and R.A. Dickey, Craig Kimbrel and Ryan Vogelsong on the mound, it might be easy to miss the ...

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  12. Ball Bouncing Wrong Way for NBA Union Chief Billy Hunter

    As NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith oversees the biggest week of the football season, NHLPA head Don Fehr reflects on his settled lockout and MLBPA head Michael Weiner ...

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  13. Former QB Steve Bono's Work with Athletes No Passing Fancy

    Joe Montana. Steve Young. Brett Favre . Besides being three of the top 10 or so quarterbacks in league history (give or take a few), they also have something else in common. Steve Bono served as backup for all three...

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  14. Paul Rabil, the New Face of Lacrosse, Bleeds Ravens Purple Too

    Make no mistake about it, Paul Rabil bleeds Ravens purple. But there were some times last weekend during the Ravens-Patriots AFC Championship Game that one of the most prolific ...

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  15. Bellator, Spike Look to Re-Engage the MMA Playbook

    This coming weekend in Las Vegas is one of the UFC's annual big events—its year-ending pay per view event from MGM Grand , featuring a 12-bout mega-card with some of its more popular fighters present and future...

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  16. Giants CEO: Team Will Abide by the Hall of Fame Votes Before Honoring Bonds

    In the coming weeks, one of the most impactful and controversial classes for the Hall of Fame will have judgment passed on them—at least for their first year of eligibility...

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  17. 10 Holiday Gifts for Sports Fans

    Did you skip Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Still wondering what to get for that sports fan for whom a book doesn't quite fit? The holidays can be stressful; many of us like the ...

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  18. 10 Great Sports Books for the Holidays

    There is no shortage of great sports books this holiday season. Covering the worlds of the four major sports plus a few others, from biographies to retrospectives to some a little ...

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  19. Baseball Deal Shakes Up the Agent World

    While casual baseball fans may think of Scott Boras or CAA Sports when they think agents, a deal announced Monday may have far reaching implications on the balance of power ...

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  20. Best Pro Football Movies? There's a List for That

    We all love lists, and Sports Illustrated ’s recent book Football’s Greatest has lots of them, from the best players by position to best teams and stadiums and trades...

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  21. A Cardinals Fan Goes to Broadway

    As a young actor, Peter Billingsley took on one of his most memorable roles as “ Ralphie ” in the classic holiday film, A Christmas Story , which still plays every year on Christmas day on the cable channel TBS...

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  22. Unitas or Montana? '72 Dolphins or '85 Bears? New Book Tackles 'Football's Best'

    The Internet (especially here at Bleacher Report!) abounds with Top 10/20/50 lists of all kinds. Perhaps David Letterman's lasting legacy will be his usually hilarious Top Ten...

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  23. Greg Jennings' All-Pro Marketing Efforts Continue Despite Injury

    It’s hard to miss Greg Jennings these days, as long as you aren ’t looking on the football field. Turn on Spike TV and there he talking about his “ Smelf ” with some hot girl for Old Spice...

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  24. Did Dodgers Deal Give the Team Special Treatment?

    It has been an interesting year to be a Dodgers fan. First you are dragged through the public spectacle of the McCourt divorce case, which made the once-beloved franchise the scourge of baseball...

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  25. New York Yankees May Not Need a Miracle but They Have One in Ray Negron

    More and more, it's looking like the New York Yankees may have righted their ship as they cling to a lead over the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East...

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