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CNBC cuts ties to professional wrestler after Nazi gestures

NEW YORK -- CNBC has dumped professional wrestler John "Bradshaw" Layfield as a financial analyst after he was observed making Nazi gestures during a World Wrestling Entertainment...

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Television
Sports in election spotlight

...the spotlight on Election Day, with a former professional wrestler becoming governor of Minnesota, a former major-league...stunning upsets in U.S. political history, former professional wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura was elected governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/05/oth_243884.shtml
Other sports
Going to the mat

...wrestling ring. The 16-year-old wants to be a professional wrestler, and she's already training for that goal...friends think the training and the idea of being a professional wrestler is "pretty cool," she said. "They said they'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/17/xtr_300516.shtml
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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...

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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-02-03/family-comedy-key-most-super-
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..

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Japan refuses mother's request for recognition of children delivered by surrogate

...United States - be recognized as her own, the justice minister said Friday. Aki Mukai and her husband, former professional wrestler Nobuhiko Takada, became parents in late November when an American woman in her 30s gave birth to the boys. Mukai...

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XXX Bizarre
Ventura's show to premiere Saturday on MSNBC

...weekend show, not the weeknight show originally planned. MSNBC announced last winter it had signed the former professional wrestler for a topical talk show, saying it would be on the air in March. But there were a series of delays as concepts...

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Television
Dylan's autobiography full of anecdotes

...hospital room with Woody Guthrie. And there's the first person to recognize young Dylan's musical acumen: professional wrestler Gorgeous George. "He winked and seemed to mouth the phrase, 'You're making it come alive,'" Dylan writes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/mus_430714.shtml
Music
Titanic went down faster than some meals

...overfed as it is? Do they make enough Alka-Seltzer for such a binge?After my brother-in-law Bill was a professional wrestler, he became a long-haul trucker. Built like a barrel, Bill was more than qualified to take on truck-stop...

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