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Archive for August 10th, 2016

Adeline Gray: This Female Olympic Wrestler Is Beating Sexism – Fortune

“She’s a favorite for Olympic gold.
The United States has never won an Olympic gold medal in women’s wrestling. But if Adeline Gray has anything to say about it, that will change—and soon.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

US wrestler Jordan Burroughs on training, Rio and new daughter – TODAY.com

“Team USA freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs won the gold medal in his event in London in 2012 and is looking to bring more gold home from Rio on Friday. The Olympian’s daughter was born two months ago, so he doesn’t get to take afternoon naps any more – but he tells TODAY his child has strengthened his sense of purpose outside the ring. (Run time: 2:25)”

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August 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm

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The Rio Blog: Around town in the same pair of clothes – August 10 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“If Cliff Fretwell was looking for a billboard for his Compound Wrestling Club, he might have found the right guy — me. Now if Cliff only had a location in Copacabana, said billboard would have been put to good use.”

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August 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm

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Penn State wrestling: Here is Lions’ recruiting class; at least 1 was able to pique coaches’ interest via video | PennLive.com

“A look at all of this season’s recruits, and how Sanderson is able to recruit some of them.

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August 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm

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Should that Olympic gold medal be tax deductible? – CBS News

“What does the IRS have to do with the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro? Plenty for those athletes fortunate enough to win a medal and the cash bonuses that come with them, which some members of Congress are trying to exempt from federal taxes.”

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August 10, 2016 at 4:06 pm

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Former Brandon wrestler Franklin Gomez aims to win first Olympic gold for Puerto Rico | Tampa Bay Times

“Puerto Rico has competed in every summer Olympic Games since 1948 — 18 in all — but has never, ever, won a gold medal in any sport.”

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August 10, 2016 at 4:06 pm

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Dernlan Pins Hopes on Three Wrestlers at Rio Olympics – BUBearcats.com

“Binghamton wrestling coach Matt Dernlan will keep a close watch on the 2016 Olympics, as he has coached three athletes participating at the Rio Games this month.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 10, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Posted in Wrestling News