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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Spencer Lee wins by technical fall against Iowa State's Alex Mackall at 125 pounds during the Cy-Hawk dual wrestling match at Hilton Coliseum, in Ames, Iowa. Lee and Oregon women’s basketball star Sabrina Ionescu shared the Sullivan Award on Wednesday night, April 29, 2020, as the country’s top amateur athlete. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)

Iowa's Lee is ready to go to mat for title he wanted in '20

Jan. 5, 2021 5:28 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Spencer Lee’s resume was almost complete last season. He went 18-0 as a junior, winning his first Big Ten individual title while leading the Hawkeyes to the conference team championship. He was Big Ten wrestler of the year, the NCAA’s Most Dominant Wrestler, winner of...

Taylor Wood and her boyfriend, Ryan Bowser, talk about their financial situation inside their Corvallis, Ore., apartment on Dec. 11, 2020. The family is unsure where they will go if an eviction moratorium is not extended and they are kicked out of their home. (AP Photo/Sara Cline)

States grapple with next steps on evictions as crisis grows

Dec. 17, 2020 9:59 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Bowser looked somber as he sat in his cramped Oregon apartment, worried whether he, his pregnant girlfriend and her 10-year-old daughter would have a roof over their heads in the new year. It may well depend on state lawmakers. The family is three months behind on the $1,165 in...

Credit Suisse indicted over alleged ties to Bulgarian mafia

Dec. 17, 2020 9:06 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss attorney general’s office said Thursday it has filed an indictment against bank Credit Suisse for allegedly failing to do enough to stop money laundering linked to drug trafficking by a Bulgarian criminal organization that also involved a wrestler who once hauled millions in...

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 file photo, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister greets fans as he arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of

Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, who played Deebo in 'Friday,' dies

Dec. 10, 2020 11:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister's manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday...

President Donald Trump congratulates Olympic gold medalist and former University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable after awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump honors legendary Iowa wrestler Gable at White House

Dec. 7, 2020 3:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented the nation’s highest civilian honor to Dan Gable, a renowned wrestler and coach from Iowa who won a gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics. “He’s the greatest wrestler, probably ever,” Trump said. “He's made our country...