Men's wrestling

March 29, 2018 - 7:03 am
NBA-SCHEDULE James ties MJ record as Cavs beat Hornets UNDATED (AP) — LeBron James tied one of Michael Jordan's NBA records while helping the Cleveland Cavaliers stay ahead of Philadelphia and Indiana for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. James came within two assists of a triple-double as...
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March 28, 2018 - 8:33 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-NEWS Tennessee, Memphis to renew basketball rivalry next season UNDATED (AP) — Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III and Michigan State guard Miles Bridges are among the latest premier college players to say they are leaving school early to enter the NBA draft. Bagley says on his...
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March 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University plans to drop softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis and wrestling at the end of the spring season due to budget cutbacks. The Ypsilanti school announced the planned athletic cuts Tuesday, saying the reduction in sports to 17 from 21...
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February 22, 2018 - 3:59 am
The supervisor is Vin Cherwoo, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 photo, Trinity High School wrestler Mack Beggs warms up before her match at the 6A Region II wrestling meet held at Allen High School in Allen, Texas . Beggs, a senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas is transgender and in the process of transitioning from female to male. (Stewart F. House/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 1:08 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs is back. He's still wrestling, still competing for a state championship and still undefeated. And he's still wrestling against the girls. It's just been a lot quieter since last year when his march to a state championship was dogged by a last-minute lawsuit that...
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In this Jan. 27, 2018 photo, Midland University's Leilani Camargo-Naone, right, wrestles Missouri Valley College's Alyssa Cantu during a bout at the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference championships in Fremont, Neb. Leilani Camargo-Naone represents Midland's best chance for a national title. The sophomore from Wai'anae, on the west side of Oahu, is ranked No. 4 in the nation at 191 and was the only Midland wrestler to win a conference championship. She's 61-9 with 40 pins in her career. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
January 31, 2018 - 2:29 am
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Welina Tong tried wrestling for the first time six years ago and loved the sport so much she was willing to move 4,000 miles from her home in Hawaii to the snowy plains of Nebraska to compete. She's not alone. She and two other women from the Aloha State are competing this...
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FILE - This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. The former UFC champion Rousey could soon make the move to WWE. She’s met with WWE executives and has seemed excited about the possibility of becoming a wrestler. Rousey may not debut at one of WWE’s signature events this weekend in Philadelphia because she’s filming a movie in Colombia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 29, 2018 - 1:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE. Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC bantamweight champion also told ESPN that she's fully...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:02 am
The supervisor is Dennis Waszak, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at...
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Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world, opens a UFC weigh-in Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
January 19, 2018 - 9:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Dana White was texted a GIF of a dancing Joel Embiid from a friend who taunted the UFC president for the Philadelphia 76ers' win over the Boston Celtics. White, who lived in Boston for 10 years and is a diehard fan of the city's sports teams, fired back with something more impressive...
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In this Nov. 20, 2017 photo, Indian kushti wrestlers fight in the ring, during their daily training at an akhada, a kind of wrestling hostel at Sabzi Mandi, in New Delhi, India. Like many traditions in rapidly modernizing India, kushti wrestling faces the threat of being left behind. But for many poor families, the ancient sport provides a glimmer of hope. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
December 11, 2017 - 8:10 pm
BAHADURGARH, India (AP) — Wearing nothing but loincloths, a group of boys warm up by climbing sturdy ropes that take them high into the trees. One teenager walks around the wrestling pit swirling incense, blessing the arena and preparing it for battle. On this November evening, as the dusk thickens...
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