1. Steve Austin, the Battle for Christmas and a History of Santa Claus in WWE

    For laughs, for fun, for Christmas cheer, Santa Claus has been a frequent presence on the WWE stage. Steve Austin has both clobbered a Santa in the ring and dressed as Old Saint Nick...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. 91 Goals in 69 Games: Revisiting Leo Messi's Incredible 2012

    The year 2012, in which Lionel Messi scored an incredible 91 goals in 69 games, began inauspiciously for him. He got sick...

    Richard Fitzpatrick Written by Richard Fitzpatrick about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Tales from the Kicks: The 'Like Mike' Air Jordan 6

    What's the most important Air Jordan sneaker ever made? Is it the Air Jordan I? A groundbreaking offering that shifted the landscape of footwear...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan and a Brief History of Special Guest Referees in WWE

    Both Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan know firsthand what impact special guest referees can have on a WWE match. McMahon has played that role a number of times of late, his decisions as an official leaving SmackDown 's Kevin Owens incensed...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Milan, Manchester, Barcelona: How Kaka Won the 2007 Ballon d'Or Ahead of Ronaldo

    I In September 2006, Brazil's national football team circus pitched up in London. They were in town to help launch Arsenal 's new Emirates Stadium. Their opponents were mighty rivals Argentina...

    Richard Fitzpatrick Written by Richard Fitzpatrick about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Tales from the Kicks: The Nike Kyrie 1

    Kyrie Irving is a superstar. This season, he's transformed into the MVP-caliber point guard many of us expected to see right out of Duke University...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. How Does 2017 Compare to Patriots' Recent Championship Seasons?

    The New England Patriots have one goal in 2017: win another Super Bowl. With a 9-2 record and just five games remaining in the season, they're in good position to make a serious run at that goal...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. 5-Year Anniversary of The Shield's Debut: Hottest, Coldest Takes on WWE Stable

    Crystal balls crackled when The Shield made its sudden and violent WWE debut, some of which were clear, and some of which were cloudy. Dean Ambrose , Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns tore through the stands at Survivor Series 2012 on Nov...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Tales from the Kicks: The OG Nike Hyperdunk

    Take a trip back with us to 2008. With the NBA reaching another talent apex—LeBron James, Kobe Bryant , Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade hitting their peaks—Nike branched ...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Becky Lynch Dishes on Intergender Wrestling, Avoiding Total Divas and More

    There's the Becky Lynch we see tearing at an opponent's arm. There's the person underneath her Irish Lass Kicker persona that she reverts to when the WWE cameras go off. And often the two selves overlap, on screen and in the ring...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Cages and Classics: Reliving WWE HOFer Kurt Angle's Best Impact Wrestling Bouts

    The way WWE announcers talk about Kurt Angle it sounds as if he spent 2006 to 2017 in stasis, with the 1996 Olympian cryogenically frozen in some distant lab...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Historical Comparison for Carson Wentz's Masterful Sophomore Season

    Second-year quarterback Carson Wentz is dominating game in and game out while leading the Philadelphia Eagles to the NFL's best record, and it beckons an inquiry into how his sophomore season matches up with some quarterback greats...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. That Time UFC Champ Cody Garbrandt Choked TJ Dillashaw on a Reality Show Set

    The rivalry between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw is one of the most enduring in MMA today. Both men are elite talents in their division, both have a shared history dating back ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. An Oral History of the Night Jerry Lawler Suffered a Cardiac Arrest on WWE Raw

    Medical staff flooded Jerry Lawler's body with electricity seven times. The WWE doctor pressed down hard on his chest, giving him CPR as he lay on a gurney. It was hard not to think the worst...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. 'I'm Alexa Bliss. I'm Mean. I'm Rude': WWE Raw Champ Talks Her Rise to the Top

    Alexa Bliss has risen to WWE star status as quickly as she drives her opponents' heads to the mat with her signature snap DDT...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. WWE TLC 2017: Tracking the Evolution of the Traditional TLC Match

    On August 27, 2000, WWE debuted a gimmick match that became one of the most popular and carnage-inducing bouts of the modern era —but the origins of the Tables, Ladders and Chairs match date back further than the inaugural brawl...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Before WWE, Mojo Rawley Was the Most Hyped Man on the Football Field

    The Dean Muhtadi dial only has one setting—hyped. All the way hyped. All the time. Whether he's charging toward the WWE ring like a kid headed to the swimming pool or ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Where Are They Now: What Happened to Arsene Wenger's First Arsenal XI?

    It's now 21 years since Arsene Wenger 's first official game in charge of Arsenal . Although he had initially accepted the job a few weeks before, his contract with Nagoya Grampus Eight necessitated a delay...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 8 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. The Day Deion Did Both: 25 Years Ago, Prime Time Suited Up for 2 Sports in 1 Day

    Most people will never know the exhilaration of a major athletic achievement. Hell, the vast majority of the world won't even be able to say they failed miserably in a high-stakes, professional sporting environment...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 8 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Ryan Westmoreland and the Brain Surgery That Sidelined 'Left-Handed Mike Trout'

    The telemarketers won't stop calling. Ryan Westmoreland swears this isn’t normal. Spring is the slow season at In the Zone Baseball Club, and his dad, Ron, owns the batting cage...

    Joon Lee Written by Joon Lee about 8 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  21. 'I Didn't Want to Go Back There': Lakers' Kyle Kuzma Talks About His Motivation

    Everyone in Flint thinks they're the best player in town. It doesn't matter if you're the fourth-grader on the AAU team or the 47-year-old on their last legs in the YMCA. If you play basketball in Flint, you think you're the best player in town...

    Joon Lee Written by Joon Lee about 8 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  22. 'A Microsecond...Can Change Everything': Michigan Punter Relives 2015 Nightmare

    So much changed in 10 seconds. When the clock started ticking, Michigan possessed the ball with a 23-21 fourth-quarter lead over archrival Michigan State...

    David Gardner Written by David Gardner about 8 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  23. Triple H vs. Undertaker: Who Is the Greatest WWE Hell in a Cell Performer?

    The WWE stars of today have an impossibly long way to go to match Triple H and Undertaker's contribution to the legacy of Hell in a Cell . No one has stepped inside that daunting steel enclosure more times than those two men...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. 'This Fake Stuff Hurts Like Hell,' Pro Wrestling's Painful Toll on the Body

    Diamond Dallas Page crashed to the canvas like he had done hundreds of times before. A Kevin Nash powerbomb sent Page on a collision course with the mat...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 months ago 31,483 reads 0 comments

  25. A Brief History of Bo Jackson's Legendary Nike Air Trainer SC High 'Raiders'

    The Raiders are in their final season representing the city of Oakland, and to see them off Oakland native Marshawn Lynch joined the squad to tote the NFL rock one last time...

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