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Pro wrestler Mick Foley booted for cheating at Wing Bowl

Patrick Bertoletti, poses for the media after winning the Wing Bowl eating contest, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in Philadelphia. Bertoletti won with a Wing Bowl record 444 wings in 26 minutes. He edged out 2014 champion Molly Schuyler, of Bellevue, Nebraska, who eclipsed her record 363-wing mark with 440 wings.  Wing Bowl started in 1993 as a way for Philadelphia's long-suffering sports fans to blow off steam before the Super Bowl. About 20,000 people gathered at the Wells Fargo Arena.  (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Alejandro A. Alvarez)  PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.

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Coach clipping wrestler’s long hair leads to investigation

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, Arlette Fontes holds a ponytail of her daughter, Carla Fontes' hair, that was cut off by Carla's wresting coach Stan Haraguchi during a practice at Waiakea High School in Hilo, Hawaii. A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation in Hawaii. Carla Fontes hadn't cut her hair since intermediate school, but her coach at Waiakea High School, Stan Haraguchi, thought the locks flowing below her waist were interfering with the sport. They bet if she lost a match, he would cut her hair. After a 3-0 start, Fontes lost her first match last week. (AP Photo/Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Hollyn Johnson)   TV OUT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation in Hawaii.

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WWE hits 1 million subscribers since network launch

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The WWE Network has hit the 1 million mark in subscribers, 11 months after its launch.

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