Wrestling

May 03, 2018 - 5:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has received confidential reports alleging sexual misconduct from male athletes in eight sports as it continues its investigation into allegations against a former university doctor, the university said Thursday. The reports involve athletes affiliated...
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A woman enters to attend the "Greatest Royal Rumble" event in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, April 27, 2018. A previous WWE event held in the ultraconservative kingdom in 2014 was for men only. But Friday night's event in Jiddah included both women and children in attendance. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
April 28, 2018 - 5:05 pm
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi sports officials are apologizing after images of scantily clad women appeared on big screens during a world wrestling event held in the kingdom, which hosted women and children for the first time. The Saudi General Sports Authority apologized in an online statement...
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World Wrestling star Rusev is greeted by fans during his match of the "Greatest Royal Rumble" event in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, April 27, 2018. A previous WWE event held in the ultraconservative kingdom in 2014 was for men only. But Friday night's event in Jiddah included both women and children in attendance. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
April 28, 2018 - 1:35 am
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Women and children were on hand to watch World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s "Greatest Royal Rumble" in Saudi Arabia. A previous WWE event held in the ultraconservative kingdom in 2014 was for men only. But Friday night's event in Jiddah included both women and children...
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James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. A gunman stormed the Waffle House restaurant and shot several people to death before dawn, according to police, who credited Shaw, a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives. "When I grabbed the barrel of the...
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Wrestling coach Ray Castellanos, right, and assistant coach, Monique Cabrera, left, stand at the site where South El Monte High School student, Jeremy Sanchez, a 17-year-old was fatally stabbed by a teenage friend, in South El Monte, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators say a 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
April 19, 2018 - 10:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in bushes near a riverbed, Los Angeles County...
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In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, photo, John Cena, left, and Nikki Bella attend the LA Premiere of "Blockers" at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Bella tweeted that she and Cena have ended their engagement, saying that they've made the mutual decision to break up after six years together. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Cena and Nikki Bella are no longer getting ready to say "I do." Bella tweeted Sunday that the professional wrestlers have ended their relationship and asked for privacy. The couple had been together for six years and got engaged a year ago on live TV during a wrestling match...
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April 05, 2018 - 6:30 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former professional wrestling champion "Luscious" Johnny Valiant has died after being struck crossing a street in a Pittsburgh suburb. The Allegheny County medical examiner says in a statement that 71-year-old Thomas Sullivan died Wednesday morning at a hospital. He was struck...
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March 29, 2018 - 6:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Total Divas" cast member Maryse Ouellet Mizanin and her WWE champ husband, Mike "The Miz" Mizanin have a baby girl. The first-time parents took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce Monroe Sky Mizanin was born at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday. The announcement featured a photo of the...
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March 03, 2018 - 7:20 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The resigned head of Iran's wrestling federation has asked the country's diplomats to take responsibility and support athletes who refuse to compete against Israelis, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Saturday. The government usually rewards athletes for such behavior...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, North Korea's Mangyongbong-92, right, carrying North Korea's members of art troupe is escorted as it approaches to Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea. From smartphones to boat fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans to the country for the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games. Spearheaded by the U.S., the international community has...
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