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Fresno Wrestling Community Remembers Mean Gene Okerlund

Mean Gene Okerlund, the tuxedo-clad wrestling personality, passed away at the age of 76, the WWE announced Wednesday (Jan. 2). For decades, Okerlund served as the preeminent pitchman, interviewer, and wrestling show host for the AWA, WWF, and WCW. Whether i...
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American Man First to Complete ‘Impossible’ Antarctica Trek

An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible. Colin O'Brady, of Portland, finished the bone-chilli...
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Streaking Bulldogs Off to Best Start in 12 Seasons

Off to its best start in 12 seasons, the Fresno State men's basketball team looks to run its winning streak to eight against a formidable opponent Saturday afternoon at the Save Mart Center. Utah Valley Stat...
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Holiday Gift: Son of ex-Bulldog Chris Herren Gets Scholarship

BOSTON — Boston College walk-on Chris Herren Jr. thought he was forgotten when coach Jim Christian handed out holiday presents after practice. Then the coach motioned to an assistant for an envelope Thursday. Teammates Cheer Decision It took Herren a few ...