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FILE - In this Sunday, April 10, 2016, file photo, Jordan Burroughs celebrates after beating Andrew Howe in their 75-kilogram freestyle finals match at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, in Iowa City, Iowa. USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender said Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, that the American team still plans to compete in a major upcoming tournament in Iran despite President Donald Trump's 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens of seven countries, including Iran. Bender told The Associated Press that the Americans have "every intention" of traveling to Kermanshah for the men's freestyle World Cup on Feb. 16-17.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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  • FILE - In this Sunday, April 10, 2016, file photo, Jordan Burroughs celebrates after beating Andrew Howe in their 75-kilogram freestyle finals match at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, in Iowa City, Iowa. USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender said Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, that the American team still plans to compete in a major upcoming tournament in Iran despite President Donald Trump's 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens of seven countries, including Iran. Bender told The Associated Press that the Americans have "every intention" of traveling to Kermanshah for the men's freestyle World Cup on Feb. 16-17.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

    US wrestlers planning to travel to Iran despite travel ban

    The executive director of USA Wrestling said Monday that the American team still plans to compete next month in Iran, one of seven Muslim-majority countries whose citizens were temporarily banned from the U.S. by an executive order from President Donald Trump. USA Wrestling’s Rich Bender told The Associated Press that the Americans have “every intention” […]
  • FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, file photo, WWE Wrestler Big Show arrives at the World Wrestling Entertainment SummerSlam kickoff party benefiting Betty's Battle in Los Angeles. A story reported by a blog called "WWE" that claimed professional wrestling star "Big Show" had died in a car accident is false. Chris Bellitti, a spokesman for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., said Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, that the "Big Show," whose real name is Paul Donald Wight II, is alive and well. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

    AP FACT CHECK: WWE wrestler ‘Big Show’ is alive and well

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A story posted by a blog called “WWE” that claimed the professional wrestling star “Big Show” had died in a car accident is false. Chris Bellitti, a spokesman for World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., said Tuesday that the wrestler, whose real name is Paul Donald Wight II, is alive and well. He […]