| May 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Steve Martin might prefer that Old Dominion wrestling be the “Iowa of the East” competitively, but he’s more than OK with the program being the “Harvard of the South” academically.
The Monarchs finished second nationally in...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Late last week, reports started coming out that Daniel Bryan's rehab wasn't going as well as hoped. This afternoon, reports came out that doctors had officially told him that he won't be cleared to wrestle at Money in the Bank.
Assuming these reports...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:19 PM
UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from Vancouver, British Columbia. In the main event, Demetrious Johnson defends his UFC flyweight title against challenger Ali Bagautinov. Johnson was the first UFC flyweight champion and has successfully defended his...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:43 PM
As a kid, Kyle Beckerman always had his eye on the goal. He painted pictures of U.S. soccer stars, wowed classmates at Crofton Woods Elementary with his command of a soccer ball and even tagged his adolescent signature: "USA #15."
Attending the World...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:59 AM
A man known as "Mark the Knife" is famous for balancing a lawn mower on his chin. A few weekends ago, he performed his act in Berwyn, in which he whipped cigars out of people's mouths and stuck a scorpion down his pants. It took place at a bar on Ogden...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The sequel to “Magic Mike” now has a name (‘Magic Mike XXL”), director (Gregory Jacobs) and release date (July 3, 2015), but it remains to be seen if it will have former World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Kevin Nash back in...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Why isn't somebody getting rough with Don Davis?
That rascally Davis, after all, does not just go around winning regional or state competitions. He wins national competitions — three years in a row, in one stretch.
Davis, a math professor at...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:39 PM
For the first time since 1994-95, a guy not named Ruffino will be coaching the Fenwick wrestling team.
Former two-time state champion Reggie Wright, who prepped at Proviso East, takes over for Chris Ruffino, who was the boss for two seasons after taking...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
At its annual signing day festivities, Deerfield High School recently honored 23 seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college.
The group included two state champions, three of the five starters on the Central Suburban League North...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The last time I spoke with him, Christopher Daniels was swinging through Chicago as part of the "Ring of Honor" wrestling promotion. Now the self-professed comic book geek - and one-half of the wrestling tag team known as "Bad Influence" - is back in...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:43 PM
The cellphone video from inside a classroom at Santa Monica High School went viral late last week.
It showed Mark Black, a longtime teacher and wrestling coach, swatting at a student with his arms, grabbing the teenager by the thigh and then crashing...