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On this day in 1920, Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling. Oddly, in a cruel twist of fate, one of them was allegedly Steve Bartman's great grandfather (not really).


Division I Committee on Academics studies Academic Performance Program | NCAA.org – The Official Site of the NCAA

The Division I Committee on Academics will ask the Division I Council to sponsor legislation aimed at supporting the academic success of wrestling student-athletes. The proposals would be considered during the 2021-22 legislative cycle, and members could vote on them as early as January 2022.

Tatiana Suarez medically cleared, plans move to flyweight in return – ESPN

Tatiana Suarez, one of the best women's MMA fighters in the world, is finally close to returning to the Octagon.

Bellator 259: Darrion Caldwell wants trilogy fight with Kyoji Horiguchi – FanSided

Darrion Caldwell, who returns to bantamweight at Bellator 259, desires a trilogy fight with Kyoji Horiguchi just as much as getting the Bellator bantamweight belt back.

Wanagiel to lead sports properties, events booking at Prudential Center – NJBIZ

Sports and entertainment industry veteran Dylan Wanagiel has been appointed vice president of sports properties and special events at Prudential Center.

Olympic champion wrestler Erica Wiebe prepared for different experience in Tokyo | Lethbridge News Now

Erica Wiebe says her path to becoming an Olympic champion wrestler has taught her how to roll with the punches. She’s using that mindset to prepare for a Tokyo Olympics that will look much different than what she originally anticipated.

Malesiewski to get Medal of Courage from National Wrestling Hall of Fame – GoErie.com

Former Cathedral Prep wrestler Ian Malesiewski, who was paralyzed during a 2016 match, has received the Pennsylvania chapter's Medal of Courage award by National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum.

Trailblazer Payne – Barbados Today

National coach and longtime wrestler Yaima Payne is a few days away from creating history as the first female master to represent Barbados in beach wrestling when she competes at the 2021 United States of America Open Masters Beach Wrestling in Jacksonville, Florida.

Wrestling Announces End of Season Team Awards – University of Wyoming Athletics

After a very successful regular and post season, Head Wrestling Coach Mark Branch has announced the teams end of season awards for the 2020-21 season.

TCNJ Part-time Assistant – d3wrestle.com

The College of New Jersey seeks applications for the position of Assistant Wrestling Coach. It reports to the Head Wrestling Coach.

InterMat Wrestling – The US Men's Freestyle Medal Drought at 65/66kg Since 2006

At the 2006 World Wrestling Championships in Guangzhou, China, Bill Zadick won a gold medal at 66 kg. Along the way, he scored victories over four-time World medalist Genadry Garzon (Cuba) and four-time World/Olympic medalist Otar Tushishvili (Georgia).

InterMat Wrestling – Nebraska Votes to Sanction Girls HS Wrestling

This morning Nebraska joined 32 other states by sanctioning girls high school wrestling. A year ago, the Nebraska School Athletic Association (NSAA) voted to add girls wrestling as an emerging sport and it was on the state calendar as a winter sport.

Luther assistant Billy Huebner’s COVID fight – d3wrestle.com

Luther College assistant Coach Billy Huebner has been in the hospital fighting COVID-19 since May 9th and recently was moved out of the ICU. Click the link above to learn more about his situation and how to contribute to his medical expenses.

Hage vs. Hendricks, Mocco vs. Smith are the semifinals pairings for 50th Junior Nationals fantasy bracket- TheMat.com

The fan vote is in, and the semifinals have been set for the USA Wrestling’s interactive 32-athlete bracket featuring the best Men’s Junior Freestyle competitors of the last 50 years of the Junior Nationals.

#238 Nick Garone – Kyle Dake’s Agent, New York Legend, All American for ODU | Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast

Nick Garone is a New York legend. A former All American for Old Dominion and a New York state champion before that, Nick has a passion for wrestling that few can match.

Lee Elected to MAC Hall of Fame – Wilkes University Athletics

Wilkes University wrestling standout Mike Lee '74 has been elected to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Hall of Fame as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.

Lopers Remember Derek Ross – University of Nebraska – Kearney Athletics

The Nebraska-Kearney wrestling program is mourning the loss of alumni Derek Ross who passed unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday (May 17) night. He was 33.

Wolves Wrestling Adds Eight for 2021-22 – Northern State University Athletics

Northern State University head coach Rocky Burkett announced the addition of eight student-athletes to the Wolves wrestling roster for the 2021-22 season.

Millersville wrestling's Jonathan Parrilla to represent Puerto Rico at Pan-American Championships – Millersville

Millersville University wrestling's Jonathan Parrilla has earned the right to represent his home country of Puerto Rico in the upcoming Pan-American Wrestling Championships. The event is set for May 27-30 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Four wrestlers nominated to represent Team Canada at Tokyo 2020 – Wrestling Canada Lutte – Wrestling Canada Lutte

Wrestling Canada Lutte and the Canadian Olympic Committee have announced Team Canada’s wrestling team nominated to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Kittleson named UW-Platteville head wrestling coach – Wis.-Platteville

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Director of Athletics and Recreation, Dr. Kristina Navarro, announced Wednesday (May 19, 2021) the appointment of Trevor Kittleson as the Pioneers' head wrestling coach.