John Bray

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    June 18, 2013

    Patrick Bray: Blanchette Bridge Accident Claims Worker's Life Weeks Before Retirement

    Patrick Bray, a 51-year-old worker on the Blanchette Bridge rehabilitation project, was preparing this month for his retirement. Just a few weeks ago, he told his brother that he only needed to work 56 more hours but planned to stay on until July 1 so he could provide insurance for his granddaughter ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    St. Louisan Ryan Coyne Finally Tears it Up on The Contender

    "Oh, you motherfucker!" John Bray blurted last Wednesday night when St. Louisan Ryan Coyne got *popped* during his first fight on the reality show. Coyne's right eye split plum open under the glove of 41-year-old fighter Tim Flamos. Watch the bloody clip (called "Split Eye") right here. &n ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Coyne on The Contender, Week 3

    Ryan Coyne's got brass balls. Days after getting five stitches near his left eye, Coyne rolled into the Contender gym for episode three wearing a headband scrawled with the nickname of the gold team fighter he wanted a piece of. Alas, coach John Bray basically called Coyne a snot and told ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Coyne on The Contender, Week 1

    Ryan advances after the first episode of this season's Contender! The new season premiered last night and features St. Louis' own cruiserweight 26-year-old Ryan Coyne. Coyne arrived in Singapore to find himself on the Blue Team, coached by John Bray, who, I got to say, is one m-effin', scary-l ... More >>

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    November 25, 1998