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Amateur Wrestling Block || The Gunslinger

At last weekend’s Olympic Trials, fans in Ft. Worth, Texas, expected the best-of-three series between 5x World/Olympic champion, Jordan Burroughs, and two-time World Champion, Kyle Dake, to go down to the wire. Both are in their early-30s. Both have won multiple World Championship medals. But only one has been called “the greatest of his generation.”…

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NCAA Championship Results: The Final Stand

For the first time since 2010, the University of Iowa won the NCAA National Championship. The Hawkeyes clinched the championship midway through the placing rounds Saturday morning, finishing with 129 points. Penn State finished second with 113.5 points. Iowa had three national finalists, but only Spencer Lee, who revealed that he wrestled the entire tournament…

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NCAA Championships, Day 1 || Quarterfinals and controversies

At the end of the first day in the NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships, only 5.5 points separate Penn State from the first place Iowa Hawkeyes. Both teams have seven quarterfinalists headed into Friday morning’s session. Both teams also have three in the wrestle-backs and could gain significant ground on each other if they…

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