Wrestling

High school wrestler Anthony Lucia, 15, was hospitalized for six days with MRSA in December 2014. His family is now suing the Rocky Point Union Free School District. (Credit: CBS2)

Lawsuit: Wrestling Mats To Blame For Rocky Point Student’s MRSA Infection

The family of a high school wrestler in Suffolk County has sued his school district for $12 million, claiming negligence caused the 15-year-old to contract a dangerous MRSA infection.

08/10/2015

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan, Dropped By WWE, Apologizes For Racial Slurs Caught On Tape

Vince McMahon’s wrestling behemoth severed ties with Hulk Hogan on Friday morning, hours after the superstar was noticeably scrubbed from WWE.com.

07/24/2015

Wrestlers Tony Ramos (USA) and Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba) compete in the Mens freestyle 57 kg/125.5 lbs class during  Salsa in the Square matches between the USA Wrestling and Cuban National Team  in support of Beat The Streets in Times Square in New York on May 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Defeats Cuba 9-4 In Times Square Wrestling Exhibition

The U.S. beat Cuba 9-4 in a wrestling exhibition in Times Square on Thursday night.

05/21/2015

Former high school wrestling star Lukas Iorio is charged with carjacking an electric buggy and going on a violent rampage on the Jersey Shore. (Credit: Gettysburg College/CBS 2)

New Jersey High School Wrestling Champ Accused In Bizarre Rampage

Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.

05/28/2014

Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

Attorney: Phillipsburg High Wrestlers’ ‘Lynching’ Photo Was ‘Spontaneous,’ Meant ‘Innocently’

The picture showed seven boys in Phillipsburg wrestling attire surrounding a black wrestling dummy wearing a rival Paulsboro High School T-shirt and hanging from a noose. Two of the boys have the hoods on their sweatshirts fixed into points.

02/20/2014

Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

State Officials Investigate NJ H.S. Wrestling Team Photo That Depicts Lynching

The state Division on Civil Rights was asked to look into a photo that shows members of a high school wrestling team apparently depicting a lynching.

02/19/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ex-WWE Star Snitsky Lands On A-Rod Security Detail

“Hopefully for the fans’ sake, they stay in the stands,” Snitsky told Pennlive.com. “Because if they don’t, there could be a problem.”

07/17/2013

Jacob Stephen Varner of the United States in action against George Gogshelidze of Georgia during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 96kg semi final match on Day 16 of the 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wrestling, Baseball-Softball Make Short List For Inclusion In 2020 Olympics

Three months after being dropped from the 2020 program, wrestling took a big step toward keeping its Olympic status.

05/29/2013

Iran vs. Russia compete in wrestling match at Rumble on the Rails, May 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rumble On The Rails At Grand Central Aimed At Bringing Wrestling Back To Olympics

The cheering for the wrestlers was deafening in the great Vanderbilt Hall.

05/15/2013

Preparations for WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 over East Rutherford, N.J. - April 3, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

John Cena Defeats The Rock In WrestleMania 29 At MetLife Stadium

An estimated 75,000 fans from all around the world were expected to fill MetLife Stadium for the event, watching John Cena defeat Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to become the new WWE champiopn.

04/07/2013

DDP Yoga

Wrestling Legends Diamond Dallas Page And Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts Practice DDP Yoga

Don’t miss this video of wrestling legends Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts and Diamond Dallas Page practicing yoga on The Couch.

04/04/2013

The New York City PSAL has unveiled a new 16-school, 250-wrestler all-girls wrestling league. (Photo: CBS 2)

A League Of Their Own: NYC PSAL Unveils All-Girls High School Wrestling

History has been made in New York City schools — with all-girls wrestling. Some girls used to wrestle on boy’s teams, but now they finally have a league of their own.

03/28/2013

Wrestlers at Bergen Catholic High School (credit: CBS 2)

High School Wrestlers Upset Sport Will Be Dropped From Olympics

Several members of the wrestling team at Bergen Catholic in Wycoff, N.J. said they dreamed of one day making it to the Olympics.

02/12/2013

Jacob Stephen Varner of the United States in action against George Gogshelidze of Georgia during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 96kg semi final match on Day 16 of the 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wrestling Dropped From 2020 Olympics; Modern Pentathlon Stays

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.

02/12/2013

George Clooney and Stacey Keibler  (credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Stacy Keibler Is Fashion Week’s Newest It-Girl

There are some perks that come along with dating George Clooney. The first is that you’re dating George Clooney. The second is that you automatically become a household name.

02/03/2012

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