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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, goals used by the NHL hockey club Nashville Predators are stored in a hallway in Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night, March 17, 2020, one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms and is in isolation. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

The Latest: Hurricanes ask employees to take time off

Mar. 25, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Carolina Hurricanes are asking full-time employees to take vacation or personal days off next week with limited operations due to the coronavirus. In an interview with The Associated Press, team president and general manager...

Iraqi workers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus in the shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf, Iraq, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)

The Latest: 2 in Congress self-quarantine over virus contact

Mar. 8, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak (all times local): 3:15 a.m. Two members of Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz and congressman Paul Gosar, say they are isolating themselves after determining they had contact at a political conference with a man infected with the coronavirus. Cruz says he had brief...

In this Jan. 9, 2020 photo, Jacob Brooks aka Lil Show the Redneck Brawler interacts with the crowd during the Micro Wrestling Federation match at the Parkway Brewing Company in Salem, Va. For as long as Jacob Brooks can remember, he wanted to be a professional wrestler. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Inside the world of micro wrestlers living their dreams

Mar. 1, 2020 9:00 AM EST

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — For as long as Jacob Brooks can remember, he wanted to be a professional wrestler. The north Mississippi native had a shot in Memphis, Tennessee, with an outfit associated with Jerry “The King” Lawler. That lasted only a couple of months. Later, his grandfather took Brooks...

CORRECTS CITY TO GREENSBORO- This photo provided by North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) shows Heaven Fitch, center, Luke Wilson, left, and Hunter Fulp, right, and Brandon Ropp, far right,  after the state wrestling championships in Greensboro, N.C, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.  NCHSAA said on its website that Fitch of Uwharrie Charter became the first female to win one of the association's individual state wrestling championships. She won the 106 pound (48 kg) weight class at the 1A division on Saturday.  (North Carolina High School Athletic Association via AP)

Female wrestler wins North Carolina high school championship

Feb. 27, 2020 7:11 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A female wrestler has made history by winning a state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association said on its website that junior Heaven Fitch of Uwharrie Charter became the first female to win one of the association's...

Marine uses wrestling past to train martial arts teachers

Feb. 16, 2020 9:00 AM EST

YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — Sgt. Melissa Paul is a wrestler who has been fighting all her life. Fighting through the pain of growing up without a father since she was 4, when hers was sent to prison in Colorado. Fighting to get an education in Alaska when her drug-abusing mother wanted to her to quit high school...