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BY BROWN UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS The New England Regional Training Center at Brown University has partnered with American Top Team to name former Olympian and two-time NCAA Champion Steve Mocco as Head Coach for the USA Wrestling-sanctioned Olympic training center. In this role, Mocco will develop and coach athletes training to compete in international styles to […]
The wrestling dynasty at Penn State should look familiar to Hawkeye fans. by J.P. Scott I remember sitting in the seats of the Qwest Center (now the CenturyLink Center) in Omaha in 2010, watching as the Iowa wrestling team gathered on the mat at the conclusion of the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Tournament to take a […]
University of Minnesota wrestling head coach Brandon Eggum was named Amateur Wrestling News’ “Rookie Head Coach of the Year” on Tuesday, an award that not only recognizes Eggum’s leadership and guidance this past year but the hard work and successes of his coaching staff and his young wrestlers. By many of the expectations placed on […]
Zain Retherford’s father didn’t think the sport of wrestling was meant for his son. At least not at first. Retherford’s father, Allen, still remembers Zain sobbing uncontrollably at the age of 5 when a much bigger kid pinned him in almost no time at all. “He came up on the bleachers and he was crying,” […]
Hudson Taylor is an All-American wrestler, one of the top five pinners in the history of NCAA wrestling and an ally for members of the LGBT community. He encouraged individuals at Camp Randall in Wisconsin to support LGBT individuals along with him, as he does regularly through his nonprofit organization, Athlete Ally. The organization aims to […]
Kermanshah, Iran – The journey to last week’s freestyle wrestling World Cup in Iran was an exhausting one for the US team — and not only because of the long trip from the US to the Iranian city Kermanshah, with two stopovers in Frankfurt and Tehran. It was the diplomatic hurdles that had stressed Team USA out. […]
I don’t need your drama, I just need a wrestling mat. No Valentine’s Day, no anniversaries. Nothing but hard work and dedication to the sport.
Most usually bundle up before they go out to shovel snow, but not Holden Law. He went out in his singlet and cleared the sidewalk in the middle of a blizzard in Minnesota. That’s one tough wrestler. Source video:
Marlon Argueta showed off his awesome Nemo wrestling tattoo complete with wrestling headgear and a singlet on Twitter the other day. It’s so cool it’s worth sharing again.