Wrestling

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Teen Who Attacked Friend With Muscular Dystrophy Charged As Adult

A teenager accused of choking and beating his best friend before leaving him unconscious down a hillside has been charged as an adult.

08/12/2013

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George “The Animal” Steele Talks Wrestling Career, Pittsburgh Connection

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John find out about the surprising story of wrestling great George “The Animal” Steele and his connection to Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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County Officials Declare Today Bruno Sammartino Day

Allegheny County officials have declared May 17 as Bruno Sammartino day.

05/17/2013

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Kurt Angle Previews TNA Impact At IUP

Wrestling legend Kurt Angle joined The Fan Morning Show in-studio on Wednesday to preview Thursday’s TNA Impact show at IUP’s Kovalchick Center.

93-7 The Fan–04/24/2013

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Pitt Head Wrestling Coach Of 34 Years Announces Retirement

Pitt head wrestling coach Rande Stottlemyer is retiring after 34 seasons, the university announced Monday.

04/08/2013

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Bruno Sammartino Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame

Bruno Sammartino’s was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Saturday night.

04/07/2013

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Bruno Sammartino Headed To Wrestling Hall Of Fame

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Bruno Sammartino about his induction into the Wrestling Hall of Fame.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/05/2013

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Bruno Sammartino Set To Be Inducted Into Wrestling Hall Of Fame

Bruno Sammartino is returning to Madison Square Garden.

04/04/2013

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Wrestler Encourages Children To Take Down Bullying

A wrestling performer may seem to be an unlikely choice to speak out against bullying.

03/18/2013

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WWE Superstar “The Miz” Previews Tonight’s RAW

WWE Superstar, The Miz joined the Fan Morning Show to preview Monday Night Raw at the Consol Energy Center tonight.

93-7 The Fan–03/18/2013

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Local Coach Getting National Attention In “People”

A local coach is getting national attention.

03/07/2013

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Kurt Angle Working To Save Olympic Wrestling

Mt. Lebanon native Kurt Angle is no stranger to the Olympics. With the International Olympic Committee’s decision to eliminate the sport from the 2020 Summer Games, Angle has taken up the cause to stop that from happening.

02/25/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Feb. 13, 2013

With KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf out sick, Joe DeStio got a chance to sit in the air chair and drive you home on the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/13/2013

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U.S. Wrestling Medalist Bruce Baumgartner: ‘It’s Not Over’

Four-time Olympic wrestling medalist Bruce Baumgartner reacts to the International Olympic Committee’s decision to discontinue wrestling starting with the 2020 summer games.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2013

Turkey's Ramazan Sahin (R) wrestles Kazakhstan's Akzhurek Tanatarov in their Men's 66kg Freestyle bronze medal match on August 12, 2012 during the wrestling event of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Wrestling Removed From 2020 Olympic Games

IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

KDKA-TV–02/12/2013

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