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Wrestler Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

STAMFORD, Conn. - World Wrestling Entertainment says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.The company said Runnels died Thursday, but a spokesman declined to...
Reel Releases: Time to deal with aftermath

...from an unexpected source ? the fictional boxing legend who went toe-to-toe with a Cold War warrior, a professional wrestler and Mr. T. A surprisingly sweet and soulful film, Rocky Balboa is less about boxing than a man trying to resolve...
Family, comedy key in most Super Bowl ads

...Processor Education Program, known as MilkPep and popular for its "Got Milk?" print ads, featured actor and professional wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in a 30-second ad in which he battles all kinds of oddities on his way to get milk...
High school safety stressed by coalition of groups

...fields, where more students die than in college or professional competitions."We do not provide a single professional medical person to half of high schools," the former Harvard football player and WWE professional wrestler added..
Review finds judge showed no bias

...sentence was "distorted" and failed to account for charitable giving in his past.Another case involved former professional wrestler "Hardbody" Harrison Norris, who was initially sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of leading...
Velasquez shows he's a star in the making

...demeanor. While the glowering Lesnar still hasn't abandoned the bombastic public persona he once embraced as a professional wrestler, Velasquez carries himself like a regular athlete."We've worked extremely hard on this," Velasquez said...
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Across the region

...deathDORAVILLE, GA. --- DeKalb County police say they are following several leads in the shooting death of a professional wrestler who was working as a security guard at a nightclub.DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish says authorities...
Across the Region

...not charged.Man to remain jailed in shooting incidentATLANTA --- A man charged in the shooting death of a professional wrestler who was working security at a nightclub will stay in jail for now.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports...
U.S. bobsledding program is whistling Dixie

...Southern Illinois. And Minton is a former prison guard who made his Olympic debut in Norway and moonlights as a professional wrestler who struts around the ring draped in medals and bills himself "Mr. World Class." "I've tried everything...
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Judge faces drug charges

...handled several high-profile drug cases, including the May 2009 sentencing on prescription-related charges of professional wrestler Chris Benoit's personal doctor, Benoit killed himself, his wife and their 7-year-old son in 2007.