The fight for wrestling includes the fight to keep the Olympic spirit alive in the unlikeliest of places, such as the gym where Jacob Curby practiced and competed as a teen at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois.
Youth sports remains an activity in which boys receive more resources and opportunities than girls. The road to equality in youth sports would be far smoother if elite sports organizations took the lead in committing to greater girls' and women's participation.
Two Write for the Future College Admissions Essays inadvertently address the question as the writers explore the impacts of their parents' partings....
The IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO heavyweight king, Wladimir Klitschko, has not lost since 2004, nor has he been tested by any of his opponents. This will be his 14th title defense.
By Reity O'Brien May 2, 201...
It takes an extraordinary character to achieve what Amir "King" Khan has: an Olympic boxing champion at 17, a 4-time world boxing champion now -- at 26 -- and the most famous Muslim boxer since Muhammad Ali himself.
Previously published in Metro www.metro.us/newyork/news/international/2013/04/05/vitali-klitschko-world-heavyweight-boxing-champ-hopes-to-become-next-...
My thoughts on Fallon Fox are rather simple. Fallon is a female fighter who should be able to fight other women in her weight class. This statement is backed up by science, and most people need to educate themselves about transgender people before they say anything different.
The African American community desperately needs openly LGBT public role models. We need them to come out and denounce anti-homophobic bullying, vitriol, and discrimination.
What's left on the Lower East Side that's dangerous, cheap and fun? Thanks to the recent rise of martini boutiques, tourists and artisanal hotels, not much. Luckily Gorgeous Ladies of Bloodwrestling (or G.L.O.B.) are trying to turn the sanitized tides.
This tension-filled thriller focuses on the strained, frayed but oh so mutually dependent relationship between victims and their helpers. And for the most part it does so admirably, giving Halle Berry her juiciest role in eons.
Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.
In early 1991, he made his debut in the WWE drawing on his real-life job as a licensed mortician in the role of urn-toting Paul Bearer who seconded the newly debuted living dead man the Undertaker.
You're never too old to be a baby. I'm holding a 42-year-old grudge against a boy in middle school who punched me in the gut for allegedly breaking his love beads.
In Iraq, a friend and fellow Marine once remarked that gays in the military should to be put on the front lines because "they deserve to die." After leaving the forces and coming out, Carmouche called that friend to say, "I'm one of those people you wanted killed."
The decision to drop wrestling as an Olympic sport is about a committee snubbing its nose at a sport that has drawn young people of less than privileged backgrounds, from small towns and villages, with little fancy equipment.