It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man.
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Even as they were distracted by an Iranian team's hasty departure from the United States regarding supposed security concerns, wrestling's leaders got some good news a day before the international wrestling federation (FILA) has an extraordinary congress that needs to embody all senses of the word...
Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said Saturday that he expected the Development Driller III, the rig that's drilling the primary relief well for the leaking BP well in the Gulf of Mexico, to be back on site within 24 to 36 hours.
Gulfport's Brittney Reese finished fifth in the Olympic women's long jump finals in Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium. Her best jump in six rounds was 22 feet, 2-1/4 inches.