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N.Y. to host wrestling meet

Updated: May 14, 2013, 4:19 PM ET
Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS -- In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.

Not so much in his home country, though the New Jersey native was greeted by more than a dozen television cameras Tuesday when the American team arrived at the United Nations for a news conference with the Iranian and Russian squads.

Wrestling's leaders hope sports fans do a double-take when they see those three countries in the same sentence ...

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