Grappling refers to techniques, maneuvers, and counters applied to an opponent in order to gain a physical advantage, such as improving relative position, escaping, submitting, or injury to the opponent. Grappling is a general term that covers techniques used in many disciplines, styles and martial arts that are practiced both as combat sports and for self defense. Grappling does not include striking or most commonly the use of weapons. However, some fighting styles or martial arts known especially for their grappling techniques teach tactics that include strikes and weapons either alongside grappling or combined with it.
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  • The brand fallout for the NFL and beyond from the Ray Rice case

    … of scrambling to explain its initial lenient punishment of Rice and apparent failure to obtain the video of Rice knocking out the mother of his child. “Many people might say that the sports world is a different beast from the typical corporation, but it really isn’t,” said Mario Almonte, PR specialist. “In the case of Rice, NFL league Commissioner Roger…

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