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Beau James “A Handful of Contradictions”

BY LAURA J. MONDUL | SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER:  FALL BRANCH, Tenn. — Professional wrestler “Handsome” Beau James wears many hats. Called the King of Kingsport, Tennessee, James is also an author and a devout Christian, and now he’s become something of a hero. “Beau is a study in contradictions,” said Donnie Brannen, pastor […]

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Lucha Mexico Documentary Review

Lucha Mexico Documentary Review By Dr Mike Lano Overall: 4.8 stars out of 5 After reading the NY Times so-so review of it last Friday, and watching the first few minutes of the magnificently shot Lucha Mexico documentary;  when one realizes there won’t be any actual narration had me concerned. But then the graphics and wrestlers speaking […]

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JR’s Latest Blog Covers Many Topics

Jim Ross posted his latest blog at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights: The WWE Draft next week: “The upcoming WWE Draft and band separation/talent redistribution is drawing near and, as I have predicted, this exercise, of which I am optimistic about, will be likely be heavily second guessed by many hard core pro wrestling fans […]

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CAC Honorees Inducted into Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame

World and national champion wrestler and businessman Freddie Joe “Jack” Brisco was born Sept. 21, 1941. He grew up in Blackwell, Oklahoma, with five siblings. After high school, Jack attended Oklahoma State University, where he became the first Native American to win an NCAA Wrestling National Championship in 1965. He was not taken down once […]

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My Journey Battle with Newly-Discovered Cancer

My Breakfast with Blassie. Nope.  Er, uh My Journey Battle with Newly-Discovered Cancer, One Scary Mofo of a Now Ongoing Ride By Michael Lano, DDS I feel most everyone I’ve known in the biz from the boys, office staff of my Los Angeles wrestling office territory home base shooting for Mike Lebell’s program launching from […]

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The Fish n’ Chips Boxing Club

For me, there’s no greater thrill than that of coaching boxing. As “Bulldog” Don Kent might’ve said, “I like the roughness, the toughness. I like the body contact.” When the combinations come together, and the blood and sweat starts to fly, that’s when you’ll find Fish n’ Chips at his peak of piss and vinegar. […]

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Tribute to Danny Miller

By Greg Oliver: Talk about being in your big brothers’ shadows, real or not. Danny Miller, who died [yesterday] at the age of 84 after many health challenges, was forever dwarfed by Dr. Bill Miller, his elder brother by five years, and by Ed Miller (Ed Albers), a fictional brother. “[I was] six-foot, 200 pounds […]

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The Greatest Passes Away

Sad news to report from the world of boxing.  Muhammad Ali has died today at the age of 74.  Read more about the developing story here. Any personal Ali stories to share?

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This year’s CAC Scholarship Award Winner – Cameron Swick

Here are the details and photos of this year’s Cauliflower Alley Club Scholarship Award Winner – Cameron Swick – as well as the program from the evening and his bio below.  It was a GREAT night! Cauliflower Alley Club Award:  Cameron Swick School: Royalton-Hartland  |  GPA: 93.14  |  SAT Scores: 1710 Wrestling Weight Class: 160 […]

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