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Cody, Glenn take American to new heights after near extinction

Updated: January 10, 2008, 11:14 AM ET
By Andy Hamilton | Special to ESPN.com

The beauty of American University's improbable rise to wrestling prominence lies in how much effort it took to get the Eagles back off the ground and how blind faith took them to even greater heights.

The story begins nearly six years ago with a downtrodden program on the verge of extinction. American University was coming off a four-win season, didn't have a permanent head coach in place, and school officials threatened to eliminate the program until a Maryland businessman ...

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