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Nostalgia: tricking our memories and media

Skylar Sena September 30, 2022
#OPINION: CM Punk’s berating of his colleagues and backstage political strife got me thinking — given his history of conflict and displeasure in his former company, why bring Punk back to the squared circle in the first place? The answer is simple: nostalgia.
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Andre Roussimoff (left) in a WWE match with Macho Man. HBOs documentary Andre chronicles Roussimoffs life. COURTESY OF WWE

New documentary, “Andre the Giant,” explores the man and the mythos

Chris Parkinson April 18, 2018
HBO’s recent documentary "Andre The Giant" details the life of the wrestler out of the ring and after the bell.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: JOHN GRIFFIN / STONYBROOK.EDU)

Stony Brook wrestling team has practice space taken away

Chris Peraino February 9, 2015
Stony Brook sports fans and those in the wrestling community may have noticed a lack of coverage, or even match results, for the Stony Brook club wrestling team.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: JOHN GRIFFIN / STONYBROOK.EDU)

SBU wrestling team falls to Montclair State in Grapple at the Garden event

Chris Peraino January 4, 2015
Stony Brook’s club wrestling team took to the mats at arguably the grandest stage of the year, Madison Square Garden, to take on the Montclair State at the third annual Grapple at the Garden.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOKWRESTLING.COM)

Breaking: Shaun Lally resigns as head coach of Stony Brook wrestling club

Joe Galotti October 20, 2014
On Monday, Shaun Lally told The Statesman that he decided to resign as Head Coach of the Stony Brook wrestling club. Lally will take over as Head Coach of the wrestling program at Muhlenberg College.
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New recruit Connor Watson looking to do big things for Stony Brook Wrestling

Drew Ciampa September 15, 2014
A number of athletes have achieved both academic and athletic feats here at Stony Brook and freshman Connor Watson is among the young athletes who could further advance the rise of Stony Brook.
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Stony Brook wrestling head coach Shaun Lally (left) sits with his team back in December at an event at Madison Square Garden.

Wrestling coach Shaun Lally hopes scholarship can help take team to new heights

Joe Galotti June 13, 2014
Last year, the Stony Brook wrestling club made some tremendous strides with their program.
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Crespo leading wrestling club on and off mat

Zach Rowe May 5, 2014
Crespo is the freshman president of the Stony Brook club wrestling team, one of the youngest presidents of any club team.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK WRESTLING TEAM)

Austin Hecker personifies perseverance

Will Welch April 28, 2014
Austin Hecker says of himself, “I’m the kind of athlete that doesn’t really stop.” True enough, considering the challenges he has overcome to compete with the Stony Brook Wrestling Club.
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Scott Dunkirk wrestles in the 165 lb. weight class. (PHOTO COURTESY OF SCOTT DUNKIRK)

Freshman wrestler wants to be champion

Yoon Seo Nam April 28, 2013

The Stony Brook Wrestling Club and freshman wrestler Scott Dunkirk had a meaningful season this semester. In the first year of the program, the team competed at the NCWA, or National Collegiate Wrestling...

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SBU Wrestling Club Struggles to Keep Clean

David Morris March 20, 2011

Dust-covered practice mats may seem like a trivial gripe for this burly brood of men, but to the Stony Brook wrestling team, clean surfaces are of the utmost importance. Deadly bacterial skin infections...

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Mike on the Mat: Billy and Chuck’s Gay Wedding

September 16, 2002

Guess what? Billy and Chuck are not gay! It was all a publicity stunt! There was no passionate kiss, no consumption of wedding cake, and no real wedding on Saturday night. It was all a plan by Rico...

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