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TheMat.com moving to USOC website platform with new look and functionality

This week, TheMat.com will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....



For Jordan Burroughs, the face of U.S. wrestling, it's gold or bust at the Olympics



The trophy was small and cheap, built with gaudy red plastic, a ring of stars and a little gold wrestler on the top. It was handed out for participation.

Jordan Burroughs, one of the surest chances the United States has at an Olympic gold medal in London when the Summer Games start later this month, can still remember how much he adored the rudimentary trophy he received as a 5-year-old in Sicklerville for making it through the first tournament he ever wrestled in.

Something about the recognition ignited him...

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