Mad Maxine shares seedy side of the sport

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Jeannine Mjoseth had a short but memorable career in professional wrestling. She was mentored by The Fabulous Moolah, a legend who held a world title for 28 years. It’s not a happy tale.

Mjoseth prefers a different moniker for the late Moolah, real name Mary Lillian Ellison.

“Pimp,” said the 61-year-old University of South Florida graduate and former Tampa resident now living in Melbourne Beach. “Don’t call her a madame. It sounds too elegant. She was a pimp.”

Mjoseth, who in the 1980s wrestled under the names Mad Maxine and Lady Maxine, said she saw Moolah prostitute female protégés.

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Social distancing eschewed with bench-clearing melee at Astros-A’s game | Sport

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Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland’s 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston’s sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers.

The Athletics’ ninth straight win was far overshadowed by what erupted in the seventh inning at the Coliseum.

Oakland’s Ramon Laureano got hit by a pitch – for the third time in the three-game series – this one by Humberto Castellanos with one out in the seventh. Laureano began exchanging words with animated Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron, then left first

Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship, golf’s first major since coronavirus pandemic shut sport down

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Collin Morikawa held off Paul Casey, Jason Day and Bryson DeChambeau to win the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco on Sunday, finishing with a 13-under par for the tournament and 6-under in the final round.

It was Morikawa’s first major title. He had previously didn’t play at the Masters Tournament and The Open Championship and finished tied for 35th at the U.S. Open last year.

Collin Morikawa holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco.

Collin Morikawa holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco.
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Interest in kayaking grows: Outdoor enthusiasts flock to water sport during pandemic | News

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PRINCETON — People who didn’t think much about outdoor recreation are giving it a try now as the pandemic continues, and one of those ways involves the water sport of kayaking.

Outdoor enthusiasts do things like ride ATV trails and hike, but more individuals and families seeking something new to do are taking to the water in kayaks. Interest in kayaks has been growing during the last five years, but now more people are discovering the boats.

“I think what you’re seeing is a lot of folks finding new hobbies and exploring the outdoors, and one way you can do