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'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' video: Sumo wrestling for comedy?

"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" always tends toward the bizarre, but Friday's episode takes it to a whole new level with sumo wrestling.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Sumotori Dreams

Two boxy champions face off at the centre of a sumo wrestling ring, looking as though they were origami constructions folded from some ornate paper stock.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Yahoo!

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APRIL 04: Two professional sumo wrestlers compete with each other during the Ceremonial Sumo Tournament or Honozumo at the Yasukuni Shrine on April 4, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

WWE WrestleMania 30 Hall of Fame: Mr T, Mike Tyson, Pamela Anderson...

Wrestling is a soap opera and who better to add to the drama than stars the stage and screen to add to the drama? Wrestling is a soap opera and who better to add to the drama than stars the stage and screen to add to the drama? Their egos are just as big as Chairman of the Board Vince McMahon's, their narcissism just as rampant as, well, The ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Mail

They're big softies! Sumo wrestlers (and proud dads) go ga-ga for...

They're big softies! Sumo wrestlers go ga-ga for their adorable babies... before stepping into the battle ring This is the adorable moment Japan's famously fearsome sumo wrestlers dropped their battle-ready faces for some public play time with their babies.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

film, tv and radio

"A Matter of Size." Israeli documentary about four overweight friends who learn to love themselves through sumo wrestling.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Sumo citrus or giant tangerine?

Everything about the Sumo Citrus is big, from its size to its flavor and popularity.

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The Japan Times

Sumo Cha-ya Terao: spirit of sumo in every bowl

Chankonabe is wedded to sumo in the same way as whiskey is to the Wild West and cowboys; they're both fuel for fightin'.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Economist

Japanese politics: Flaming out

LOCALS in Osaka, Japan's second city, are glued to their television screens watching the spring sumo-wrestling tournament.

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The Miami Herald

Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu retires

The 31-year-old Kotooshu, whose real name is Karoyan Ando, was promoted to sumo's second-highest rank of ozeki in 2005 and won the Emperor's Cup in 2008 for his only championship at the elite level.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu retires

In this May 25, 2008 file photo, Bulgarian-born sumo wrestler Kotooshu, right, waves from a convertible during a parade outside the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena in Tokyo.

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Albany Times Union

Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu retires

In this May 25, 2008 file photo, Bulgarian-born sumo wrestler Kotooshu, right, waves from a convertible during a parade outside the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena in Tokyo.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Science Daily

A diet to make you fat or fit? The role of 'sumo stew' in shaping a sumo wrestler

A recent study explores the meanings of 'fat' and obesity in sumo and Japanese culture and the part that chanko, or 'sumo stew', plays in this.

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Creative Loafing

Hartigan's Irish Pub is closing

Sad news, folks: The longtime Irish bar and LGBT club Hartigan's has announced it will close its doors for good after this weekend.

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