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  1. USA Wrestling tabs Olympian Matt Lindland as Greco-Roman coach

    USA Wrestling has hired Olympic silver medalist and former mixed martial arts star Matt Lindland as its new Greco-Roman coach.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  2. MMA - Betting UFC 170 Rousey vs. McMann

    John Candido

    FightMetric's Rami Grenauer looks at where the betting value lies in UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
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  4. Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today?

    ESPN.com news services

    It is always a little warmer when a cauldron and the Olympic torch are lit. Olympic wrestling champion Aslanbek Khushtov, right, and Yuri Kokov, the acting head of Kabardino-Balkaria, light the Olympic flame during a welcoming ceremony of the Olympic...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  5. Wrestling to drop 2 weight classes before Rio Games

    Wrestling's international governing body says the men's freestyle and Greco-Roman disciplines will each lose a weight class between light and heavyweight ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  6. Russian coach dies after participation in torch relay

    Officials in a Siberian province say a veteran wrestling coach has died of a heart attack after taking part in the Sochi Olympics torch relay.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  7. Iranian wrestler banned for life for doping

    Iranian wrestler Amir Ali Akbari has been banned for life and stripped of his world Greco-Roman heavyweight title for doping.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  8. Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon dies at 84

    Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon, who wrestled for Canada in the 1948 Olympics before fighting in more than 13,000 bouts as a professional, has died at 84.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  9. Wrestling greats to help lead commission

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kaori Icho of Japan and Iranian world champion Hamid Soryan Reihanpour will help lead an athlete's commission for wrestling's international governing body.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  10. American Jordan Burroughs wins second wrestling world championshi...

    American Jordan Burroughs won his second wrestling world championship on Wednesday, defeating Iran's Ezzatollah Akbarizarinkolaei in the final.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  11. espnW -- Another Olympic strikeout for baseball and softball

    Donna de Varona

    Softball and baseball's failed bids for reinstatement in the Olympic Games should serve as a wake-up call, and the sports can learn valuable lessons from wrestling's successful pitch back to the international spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  12. IOC's wrestle with indecision hurt baseball, softball bid

    Jim Caple

    It's not hard to grasp that wrestling deserved to be in the Olympic Games. But so do baseball and softball. It's time to cut the elitist sports and let the people play, Jim Caple writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  13. espnW -- What's next for softball after failed Olympic bid?

    Graham Hays

    Striking out for the third time in a bid to bring softball back to the Olympics might mean it's time to move on, but it doesn't mean the sport is dead in the U.S. -- far from it. The challenge lies in keeping stars in the spotlight after college.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  14. Olympian Jennie Finch

    Finch went 119-16 at Arizona, including an NCAA record 60 straight wins. Welcome to SportsNation! On Monday, former U.S. Olympic softball medalist Jennie Finch stops by to chat about Sunday's announcement that wrestling beat out the baseball/softb...

    Chat | September 09, 2013
  15. Wrestling gets reinstated for 2020 Olympics

    Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  16. Wrestling gets reprimand for rules infringement

    Wrestling's governing body has downplayed a warning from the IOC for a "minor infringement" of the rules in the bidding race for a spot in the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  17. The Losses of Dan Gable

    PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANDREW CUTRAROWright Thompson

    Wrestling's most famous winner is taking on one final battle: To save his sport and all he's ever been.

    Eticket | Conversation | August 21, 2013