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Topic: Dusty Rhodes

Dusty Rhodes is without a doubt one of the most charismatic, entertaining, and famous wrestlers of all-time.
Dusty was probably the most loved wrestler in the sport from the mid-1970's throughout the 1980's, consistently drawing exceptionally large crowds wherever he wrestled, be it the N.W.A (and later, WCW), the WW(W)F, the A.W.A, Japan, or anywhere else the nomadic grappler roamed during his 20+ year career.
Dusty would bounce back, though, and 2 years later he again defeated Race for the NWA World title on June 21, 1981 in Atlanta, GA. Dusty defended the title 4 to 5 nights per week during his 2nd reign, and it was that heavy schedule that would help end his it after just 4 months.
www.dustyrhodeswrestling.com /biography.htm   (1113 words)

 Player Bio: Dusty Rhodes :: Baseball
Rhodes achieved immediate success at UNF -- in his first two years guiding the Ospreys to a 100-28 record -- the first time a beginning baseball program, at any level, has recorded 100 wins in two seasons.
Rhodes was inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame in 1989 for his outstanding contributions to the baseball program at Palm Beach Junior College.
A 1964 graduate of West Palm Beach High School, Rhodes received an associate of arts degree from PBJC in 1966, a bachelor's degree in physical education from Florida Southern College in 1969 and a master's degree in education from Florida Atlantic University in 1973.
unfospreys.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/mtt/rhodes_dusty00.html   (839 words)

 Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes
Rhodes doesn't have the staff or experience to handle the whole process, but he could be valuable.
Rhodes has argued for years that the way to increase the county's dog-fund revenues is to license more of the the tens of thousands of dogs that go unlicensed.
Petro's letter to Rhodes said that the SPCA is a vender providing services to the county and that the current contract is too broad in specifying the services to be rendered and the records to be provided.
www.hamiltoncountyauditor.org /news_articles.asp   (2244 words)

 Rhodes Stadium
Rhodes Stadium is named for trustee Dusty Rhodes, his wife, Peggy, and their family.
Dusty and Peggy became Olga's adopted family while she was a student at Elon.
Dusty and Peggy Rhodes are involved, generous and share the core values Elon strives to instill in its students: honesty, responsibility, integrity and selfless giving.
www.elon.edu /athletics/rhodesstadium/rhodes.asp   (1389 words)

 Wrestling Observer - headlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dusty feels WWE gave Dustin that character was to completely seperate him from the Dusty Rhodes image.
Dusty said he felt his ability to tell a story in the ring was above par, and was a gift he was blessed with.
Dusty mentioned it was about two years ago, and he was negotiating to come in and help with writing.
www.wrestlingobserver.com /wo/news/headlines/default.asp?aID=8689   (548 words)

 JWH=Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes is without a doubt one of the most charasmatic, entertaining, and famous wrestlers of all-time.
Dusty was probably the most loved wrestler in the sport from the 1970's through the mid/late 1980's, consistantly drawing large crowds wherever he wrestled, be it the N.W.A-WCW, the WW(W)F, the A.W.A, Japan, or anywhere else the nomadic grappler roamed during his 20+ year career.
Dusty Rhodes truly was "The American Dream"...the regular guy who made it big.
www.fortunecity.com /olympia/hill/75/dustybio.htm   (874 words)

 Damian Rhodes (1990-present)
Rhodes, a Minnesotan, liked playing in Canada and this will be an adjustment for him.
When Rhodes was acquired via trade just prior to the 1999 Expansion Draft, he was billed as the cornerstone player of the first-year squad.
With his Senators leading the New Jersey Devils by a 1-0 score, Rhodes was the last Senator to touch the puck before the Devils inadvertently shot it into their own net during a delayed penalty.
hockeygoalies.org /bio/rhodes.html   (4401 words)

 On The Rhodes Again - wrestler Dusty Rhodes - Interview Wrestling Digest - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Rhodes took eight students in his first year and trained them in the business of wrestling.
Rhodes' vision for Turnbuckle is for it to grow the way Vince McMahon's TitanSports grew into the multinational, multibillion-dollar WWF Entertainment.
Rhodes believes that by building Turnbuckle up through rural America and territories, the way it was done in the old days, TCW will become the No. 2 promotion in the United States.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCO/is_2_3/ai_76726501   (960 words)

 Warned.net - Wrestling Profile of American Dream Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdock defeated Terry and Tommy Martin for the NWA North American tag team titles in November 1968.
Dusty Rhodes signed with WCW in a creative role in the company and also as a commentator in 1991.
Dusty Rhodes officially resigned as head booker of TNA in May 2005 after a proposal to change to a booking Committee.
www.warned.net /DustyRhodes.html   (1751 words)

 Dusty Rhodes
When Rhodes was 6 years old, he was affected by osteomyelitis, a rare disease that attacked Rhodes' hips, making it extremely difficult to walk.
This was during the time that Dusty and the Four Horsemen were engaged in a bitter feud which caused a lot of injuries to many of the wrestlers in their division.
Dusty's career with the WWF truly was not stellar, as he claimed no gold in his time there.
www.accelerator3359.com /Wrestling/bios/rhodes.html   (3772 words)

 Rhodes End Bed and Breakfast California redwood coast
Rhodes' End Bed and Breakfast offers comfortable accommodations and a hearty morning meal amid surroundings of unsurpassed natural beauty.
Rhodes' End has three spacious rooms from which to choose, all with private baths.
Dusty and Lynn will prepare your breakfast which may include flavored coffee or tea, fruit smoothie, and a main entree such as broccoli frittata or Lynn's omelette, followed by a sweet second course (stuffed French toast, fresh flberry crepes).
www.rhodes-end.com   (270 words)

 Dusty Rhodes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dusty Rhodes (wrestler), the stage name of Virgil Runnels, Jr.
Dusty Rhodes (folk singer), from the 1920s and 30s.
Dusty Rhodes (music producer), from the 1960s in the country music scene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dusty_Rhodes   (150 words)

 Politics Extra: Dusty vs. the Whistleblower
And Rhodes was a frequent source for Schifrin's gossip.
This rift with Dusty is cheap and tawdry and Schifrin is using his 15 minutes of fame for a personal vendetta.
Dusty Rhodes runs the most efficient office in Hamilton County Government.
frontier.cincinnati.com /blogs/gov/2006/03/dusty-vs-whistleblower.asp   (1958 words)

 Dusty Rhodes : 1980s TV Wrestling
The next time Dusty was in the same arena with the Four Horsemen, he was fury personified - daring them to come out from the dressing rooms and face him in the ring.
With so many recent humiliations and stunning losses for Dusty Rhodes, Baby Doll could see from the sidelines that her goal of being the girlfriend of a World Champion was evaporating from sight.
She was born to be the doll of champion, she reasoned, and Dusty was facing his greatest challenge ever, an upcoming match with his arch-rival Nature Boy Ric Flair.
www.tvparty.com /80wrestle4.html   (469 words)

 Dusty Rhodes Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dusty has reached his 1 year anniversary being part of the All Star Team of WWE having the pleasure to work with Vince, Stephanie, Linda and Shane - the first family of wrestling.
I believe his interview in 10-85 where Dusty is speaking about how Ric Flair and the Andersons put hard times on he and his family captures the essence and power of "The American Dream".
Dusty points to the heavens above and references his dad who was unable to see him as The World's Heavyweight Champion.
www.dustyrhodeswrestling.com   (2585 words)

 Dusty Rhodes (wrestler) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rhodes also was a booker for WCW (which was then known as Jim Crockett Promotions) while they were competing with the World Wrestling Federation (now known as World Wrestling Entertainment) in the mid-1980s.
Rhodes came to the WWF as the yellow polka-dotted "Common Man" Dusty Rhodes, a gimmick some felt was intended to humiliate him.
During his time in the WWF, Rhodes was embroiled in a heated feud with Randy Savage and his manager/partner Sensational Queen Sherri who in turn found a rival in Sapphire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virgil_Runnels,_Jr.   (1439 words)

 Dusty Rhodes Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Dusty Rhodes was born on Friday, May 13, 1927, in Mathews, Alabama.
Rhodes was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 15, 1952, with the New York Giants.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Dusty Rhodes baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=rhodedu01   (306 words)

 Captain William Henry "Dusty" Rhodes
William Henry Rhodes was born in Kilkivan and spent most of his youth as a stockman having selected properties at Nagoorin and Calliope.
When the Regiment was unhorsed and formed into a Motor Regiment Captain Rhodes commanded Headquarters Squadron, and for period was Camp Commandant.He established a Brigade rest camp at Noosa, and in 1941 he took over the 3rd Mobile Recruiting Unit where he was officially accredited with enlisting 1500 men.
Bill Rhodes died in 1975 at the age of 84 after 57 years of service to ex servicemen and their families.
www.lighthorse.org.au /Pershist/rhodes.htm   (492 words)

 WWE: Shop > DVD > The American Dream
AWA, 3/9/73 - Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch vs. Dick the Bruiser and The Crusher
AWA, 3/24/73 - Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch vs. Dick the Bruiser and The Crusher
Dusty Rhodes and Sapphire vs. The Macho King Randy Savage and Queen Sherri
www.wwe.com /shop/dvd/dustyrhodes   (604 words)

 ‘The American Dream’ lives on in Keyport
Professional wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes takes time to sign autographs and pose for pictures with fans Jeffrey Blomquist, 10, of Keansburg, and Christopher Graf, 8, of Hazlet, before his main event wrestling match against Chris Candido at Keyport High School Oct. 8.
Rhodes, at 59 years of age, is still able to get in the ring and deliver his signature move, the bionic elbow.
Rhodes still does roughly 60 wrestling shows a year, and can now be seen on “NWA: Total Nonstop Action [TNA]” on Fox Sports Network.
independent.gmnews.com /news/2004/1012/Front_Page/049.html   (809 words)

 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Dusty books lacklustre finish
In Dusty-speak, the new autobiography of Dusty Rhodes is full of "if you wills" instead of "jelly wellys," with action favouring bionic elbows rather than a figure-four leglock.
A couple of whoppers that made this reader roll his eyes: Dusty was Vince McMahon's first choice to lead wrestling into the MTV generation, and "the yellow finger", Hulk Hogan, was the fall-back; perennial AWA World champion Nick Bockwinkel was a "mediocre hand."
During his stint as a booker -- particularly in Jim Crockett Promotions -- Rhodes left fans with a bad taste in their mouths with his booking that had them believing that a title change had taken place only to have the decision reversed.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/Reviews/2005/04/27/1015317.html   (1143 words)

 Amazon.com: WWE - The American Dream - The Dusty Rhodes Story: DVD: Dusty Rhodes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dusty Rhodes is far from my faviorte wrestler, I never liked the guy.
Starting out with his childhood and upbringing, Rhodes, and others, go on to tell stories about him and Dick Murdoch during their run as one of the toughest (and arguably most talented) tag teams in wrestling at that time.
Dusty discusses in detail his departure from the NWA and his surprising move to the World Wrestling Federation in late 1989.
www.amazon.com /WWE-American-Dusty-Rhodes-Story/dp/B000EU1QAE   (2178 words)

 Cincinnati Black Blog: The Whistleblower v. Rusty Dusty Rhodes
The latest, Rhodes said, was Schifrin printing the telephone number to Rhodes' direct line at the Auditor's office in the Whistleblower, which is e-mailed free to readers.
The feud goes back to a meeting where Rhodes was to introduce U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Westwood, but spent "four minutes and 58 seconds" of the five-minute introduction bashing Schifrin for complaining about his increasing property tax bill.
Rhodes not only endorsed Chabot but he supported Hemilich against Siebenaler.
blackcincinnati.blogspot.com /2006/03/whistleblower-v-rusty-dusty-rhodes.html   (1888 words)

 WWE: Inside WWE > Title History > United States > 19871126 - Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes' first-and-only reign as United States Champion came when he defeated Lex Luger for the championship at Starrcade 1987 - the first-ever Starrcade on pay-per-view.
Rhodes' reign was cut short in April 1988 when he was stripped of the title for hitting Jim Crockett with a baseball bat.
The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
www.wwe.com /inside/titlehistory/unitedstates/3044541111112   (172 words)

 Dusty Rhodes quiz -- free game
"Dusty Rhodes has been one of the greatest wrestling personalities of all time.
Dusty Rhodes started a new wrestling promotion in 2000.
Dusty Rhodes is credited with creating this event that arguably began wrestling's pay per view revolution; what is it called?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=37114   (142 words)

Dusty Rhodes and the River Band are an anomaly in today’s music landscape; difficult to classify, easy to like, and hard to forget.
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band is Dustin Apodaca, vocals, keys, accordion; Kyle Divine, vocals, guitar, harmonica; Allen Van Orman, bass; Andrea Babinski, violin, mandolin; Eric Chirco, drums; and Edson R. Choi, banjo, guitar, vocals.
From Dustin's extravagant wardrobe and showmanship, to the shifting song styles from prog rock to traditional folk, to the ever-changing instrumentation throughout their set, Dusty Rhodes and the River Band ceaselessly entertain and surprise returning crowds.
cdbaby.com /cd/dustyrhodes   (335 words)

 Thomas L. Dusty Rhodes - SourceWatch
Thomas L. Dusty Rhodes is President of National Review and a member of the magazine's Board of Directors.
He is founder and co-chairman of the American Civil Rights Coalition, a trustee of the Empire Foundation for Policy Research, the founder and a trustee of Change-NY, and co-chairman of the Club for Growth.
Rhodes was "one of the founders of the Project for the Republican Future, which has had such a salutary impact in formulating some of the specific debates on major public policy issues since it began about two years ago." Rhodes, a graduate of the Wharton School, was also a graduate school classmate to Midge Decter.[www.heritage.org/Research/PoliticalPhilosophy/HL530.cfm]
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Thomas_L._Dusty_Rhodes   (271 words)

 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
December 1, 1970: Dusty Rhodes defeated Jose Lothario for the NWA Brass Knuckles title in Tampa, Florida..
July 6, 1985: Dusty Rhodes pinned Tully Blanchard for the NWA Television title in Charlotte, North Carolina..
December 14, 1985: Dusty Rhodes was awarded the NWA National title when champion Buddy Landel was fired..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/d/dusty-rhodes.html   (2584 words)

 WWE Profile
- On December 1, 1970, Rhodes defeated Jose Lothario for the NWA Brass Knuckles title in Tampa, FL.
- Rhodes was awarded the NWA National title on December 14, 1985 when champion Buddy Landel was fired.
- After leaving the WWF, Rhodes accepted a creative role with WCW in 1991, and served as a commentator on television shows and pay-per-views.
www.gerweck.net /dustyrhodes.htm   (917 words)

Dusty Rhodes is a band waiting to be noticed.
It won't be long before these folk-rockers become folk superstars and Dusty Rhodes will be thought of as is Willie Nelson.
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band has 6671 friends.
www.myspace.com /dustyrhodes   (1014 words)

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