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  1. Stanford Reverses Decision To Cut Sports Programs

    Stanford Reverses Decision To Cut Sports Programs

    May 18, 2021

    In a surprising and fortunate turn of events, Stanford has decided to reverse the decision to cut all 11 varsity sports programs which included the wrestling program.
  2. Pac-12 Coaches Fight For The Future Of West Coast Wrestling

    Pac-12 Coaches Fight For The Future Of West Coast Wrestling

    Apr 13, 2021

    The Pac-12 conference is filled with traditional programs. Even though the power five schools headline it, Pac-12 affiliates have provided a strong foundation for the conference too.
  3. 2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections

    2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections

    Mar 29, 2021

    Olympic Trials week is finally here! Before official seeds come out later in the week, I wanted to take my best guess at how the seeding committee will see things. 
  4. Bader Show: Shane Griffith

    Bader Show: Shane Griffith

    Mar 24, 2021

    Bader and Bray catch up with NCAA Champion Shane Griffith after his incredible NCAA performance and tumultuous season at Stanford.
  5. Several Hawkeyes Indicate They'll Take Extra Year Of Eligibility

    Several Hawkeyes Indicate They'll Take Extra Year Of Eligibility

    Mar 22, 2021

    The Hawks aren't going anywhere. Four key seniors have already indicated that they will be using the extra year of eligibility the NCAA granted them and returning for a fifth year of varsity of wrestling. 
  6. NCAA Notes: No ACLs, No Problem For Spencer Lee

    NCAA Notes: No ACLs, No Problem For Spencer Lee

    Mar 21, 2021

    A mystery came unwrapped Saturday night when Spencer Lee stood in front of a national television audience and unveiled what’s been underneath his two black knee sleeves. 
  7. NCAA Notes: Dellavecchia Makes Improbable And Historic Run To Finals

    NCAA Notes: Dellavecchia Makes Improbable And Historic Run To Finals

    Mar 20, 2021

    The most improbable national finalist sat behind the mic Friday night at the NCAA Championships and began to recount the story of his unusual and incredible journey to college wrestling’s biggest stage. 
  8. NCAA 165-Pound Preview: UnstoppaBULL

    NCAA 165-Pound Preview: UnstoppaBULL

    Mar 17, 2021

    The longest anyone has ever had to wait for an NCAA Tournament since World War II ended is finally over. The competitors have made their way to St Louis and we are going to crown 10 new champs for the first time since 2019.
  9. 5 Big Stories From The 2021 Pac-12 Championships

    5 Big Stories From The 2021 Pac-12 Championships

    Mar 2, 2021

    Heading into the tournament, Arizona State was projected to dominate the Pac-12 tournament with 91.5 points (25 points more than Stanford). However, the Devils did not claim the title until Kordell Norfleet captured his gold medal. Although it was a highly contested runoff, the Devils finished the tournament with five gold medals, one silver, and three bronzes. 
  10. Week Eight Hodge Trophy Rankings Update

    Week Eight Hodge Trophy Rankings Update

    Feb 16, 2021

    Two weeks after releasing our first set Dan Hodge Trophy rankings, we have our first updated set! Three wrestlers from the first set; Logan Massa, Noah Adams, and Boo Lewallen, took losses and were taken out. Previous #9, Mekhi Lewis, injury defaulted in the third period after trailing the entire match to Jake Wentzel, so he was shown the door as well.
  11. Lewis & Marinelli Lead The Best Weight Class You Aren't Thinking About

    Lewis & Marinelli Lead The Best Weight Class You Aren't Thinking About

    Jul 2, 2020

    Even if you’ve already heard the news, this is still probably going to be the best sentence you read all day: live wrestling returns to Flo on July 25 when Kyle Dake and Frank Chamizo square off right here in Austin, Texas. The stacked card also features David Taylor vs Pat Downey and Anthony Ashnault vs Luke Pletcher. 
  12. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2020-21 Stanford Cardinal

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2020-21 Stanford Cardinal

    Apr 10, 2020

    After finishing second at the Pac-12 Championships but unable to compete in the national limelight because of the coronavirus shutdown, the Stanford wrestling squad finished a pretty strong season. Although the Cardinal were not able to finish how they wanted, their lineup is young and the future is bright.
  13. Pac-12 Hardware For Griffith & Norfleet Punctuates Impressive Seasons

    Pac-12 Hardware For Griffith & Norfleet Punctuates Impressive Seasons

    Mar 23, 2020

    After the cancellation of NCAAs, the postponement of Olympic qualifiers, and the rest of the coronavirus fallout, the tight-knit wrestling community is hurting right now. With no possibility for seniors to engrave their final legacy (unless there is eligibility relief), freshmen embarking a new journey, and wrestlers and teams making surprising turns every round, one of the best things to do right now is take a look back at the conference tournaments.
  14. FRL Friday Edition #4: Euros & NCAA Coaches Ranking Reactions

    FRL Friday Edition #4: Euros & NCAA Coaches Ranking Reactions

    Feb 14, 2020

    On this Friday Edition of FRL, Spey and Bray break down the results from Euros and talk about how the next two weeks could set up some interesting postseason seeds.
  15. Two #1's Go Down + All The Week 14 Upsets

    Two #1's Go Down + All The Week 14 Upsets

    Feb 3, 2020

    This weekend brought two new #1's, more rankings chaos at 149, 174, and 184, and more than three dozen total upsets. Check out the biggest upset stories of the week, then read through the comprehensive list of all the upsets we could find.