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Big Ten Network announces 2013-14 Wrestling coverage, with expanded TV and digital coverage

Published: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:38:14 CDT

There will be 10 dual meets, plus the Big Ten Tournament finals, aired live on Big Ten Network. Another 48 events will stream live on Big Ten Digital Network.
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Equipment Covers Your Wrestling Star. We Cover the Equipment.

Published: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:57:30 CDT

Liberty Mutual Insurance is committed to helping ensure your wrestler's dreams are protected in case of equipment theft.
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Victory Wrestling Challenge announces initial matchups for kick-off event

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:06:26 CDT

Victory Wrestling Challenge #1 Friday November 22nd at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.
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Russia lineup set for two freestyle duals in New York on November 16 and 17

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:43:20 CDT

The Russian lineup is set for two freestyle duals against the United States in Clifton Park, N.Y. on November 16 and in Ithaca, N.Y. on November 17
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Warner Pacific College in Oregon to add men's and women's varsity wrestling for 2014-15

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:58:36 CDT

Warner Pacific College in Oregon will add men's and women's varsity wrestling starting in 2014-15. The men will compete in the NAIA and the women in the WCWA.
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King beats Simon Fraser in finals of women's Cliff Keen Oklahoma City Duals

Published: Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:20:12 CDT

Top-ranked King beat defending WCWA champion Simon Fraser 35-9 in the first big event of the women's college season. Host Oklahoma City placed third.
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FLASH: Kennedy wins silver medal at Kadirov Cup in Russia

Published: Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:50:27 CDT

Jimmy Kennedy won a silver medal at 60 kg at the Ramzan Kadirov Cup in Grozny, Russia. It was his second medal in two weekends in Russia.
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Showcase bouts include men’s and women’s freestyle, local colleges and clubs at NWCA All-Star Classic, Nov. 2

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 15:49:29 CDT

Maryland natives and USA wrestlers Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder are in showcase bouts prior to NWCA All-Star Classic at George Mason, Nov. 2.
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FLASH: Rey wins bronze medal at Kadirov Cup in Russia

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:35:16 CDT

Zach Rey won a bronze medal at 120 kg at the Ramzan Kadirov Cup in Grozny, Russia on Saturday.
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Boise State’s Jake Swartz selected to replace Ed Ruth at NWCA All-Star Classic

Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:27:26 CDT

Boise State's Jake Swartz will replace Penn State's Ed Ruth at 184 pounds at the NWCA All-Star Classic on November 2
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USA and Russia to compete in freestyle duals this November in New York

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:26:37 CDT

The USA freestyle team will dual Russia on November 16 in Clifton Park, NY and on November 17 in Ithaca, NY
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Three U.S. grapplers place at Sport Accord World Combat Games in Russia

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:12:55 CDT

In No-Gi, Mike Kelly was 4th at 84 kg and Shane Cross was 5th at 77 kg. In Gi, Jayson Patino was 6th at 71 kg. Seven styles of wrestling were on display in St. Petersburg.
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Canada's Carol Huyhn to chair FILA's new Athletes' Commission

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:03:50 CDT

Olympic champion Carol Huynh of Canada will chair FILA's Athletes' Commission, and is the third woman on the FILA Bureau. She was on FILA's presentation team to the IOC.
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USA Wrestling's national folkstyle schedule expands for 2013-14

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:40:40 CDT

There are more opportunities to compete in USA Wrestling folkstyle events this year. It all leads to the ASICS USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals in Cedar Falls, IA, April 4-6.
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New York AC International to feature many top nations in New York City, Nov. 7-9

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:49:53 CDT

More than a dozen nations are expected. All athletes MUST have a current FILA licence to enter.
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TDR this week: Ewing, Roths, Kinley, Mclaughlin, Morgan, Wilkerson

Published: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:51:55 CDT

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State coaches from across nation attend USA Wrestling Fall Coaches Clinic at Olympic Training Center

Published: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:31:52 CDT

Almost 50 coaches from across the nation came to the Olympic Training Center for clinics and seminars to help improve their coaching and leadership.
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Listen to Jordan Burroughs at Responsible Sports

Published: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:11:38 CDT

In this pre-Olympics interview, Jordan Burroughs shares his journey from humble beginnings to international wrestling success.
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Teague Moore and Joel Greenlee to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

Published: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:06:51 CDT

The show can be heard at or in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5-6 PM Central on AM 1650.
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Kennedy wins gold, Kilgore takes silver at Intercontinental Cup in Russia

Published: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:03:00 CDT

Jimmy Kennedy won the grand prize at the event, a Lada Granta car, after his 60 kg title. Dustin Kilgore got a silver at 96 kg.
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New book chronicles wrestling's fight to stay in the Olympic Games

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:53:01 CDT

'Saving Wrestling' - written by award-winning authors Jamie Moffatt and Craig Sesker - is now available to the public.
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Don’t miss out! Register now for USAW Preseason Nationals before your division is sold out!!

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:08:37 CDT

USA Wrestling Cliff Keen Preseason Nationals is Nov. 2-3 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. There are 2,126 entries already. Register now before it sells out.
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USA Wrestling to sanction Tour ACW Test Event set for Pittsburgh, Pa. on October 20

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:51:32 CDT

Three past NCAA champions and many All-Americans headline the field for the Tour ACW test event, which has a hybrid style with folkstyle and freestyle elements and prize money for winners.
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USA Wrestling Weekly’s October 18, 2013 broadcast posted for viewing

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:08:39 CDT

Content includes Helen Maroulis & Kyle Snyder exhibitions at All-Star Classic, John Smith press conference, No. 1 ranked college wrestlers, Amy Hou, Brooks Climmons, Veterans action and more.
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UPDATE: World medalist Maroulis to face Andrades of Venezuela in women’s bout at NWCA All-Star Classic

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:06:14 CDT

World silver medalist Helen Maroulis (USA) battles two-time Olympian Marcia Andrades (VEN) at 55 kg in women's freestyle at NWCA All-Star Classic on Nov. 2 at George Mason Univ.
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USA Wrestling is a finalist for Sport Organization of the Year for the international Peace and Sport Awards

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:59:34 CDT

USA Wrestling was chosen as a finalist based upon hosting the Rumble On The Rails in New York City in May, along with Iran and Russian teams.
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UPDATE: Talented U.S. freestylers to compete in two international events in Russia this month

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:54:49 CDT

National team members Jimmy Kennedy (pictured), Dustin Kilgore and Zack Rey will be on the freestyle tour to Russia.
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67-0! Jordan Burroughs' international winning streak is longest in U.S. history

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:01:26 CDT

The two-time World champion and Olympic gold medalist has put together an incredible run over the past three years.
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USA Wrestling sets five membership records in 2012-13, smashing 200,000 combined members for first time

Published: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:35:10 CDT

USA Wrestling reached 205,053 combined members in 2012-13, and broke records for athletes, coaches, clubs, sanctioned events and female athletes.
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Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown: No. 1 IOC votes wrestling as provisional sport for 2020 and 2024 Olympics

Published: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:10:33 CDT

The No. 1 spot in the Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown is the IOC vote in Buenos Aires to retain wrestling as a provisional sport for the 2020 and 2024 Olympics
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