1. Adventures in Fantasy Booking: Batista vs. Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania XXX

    This article is merely an exercise in plotting out the best possible WrestleMania main event based on the current storyline. This also assumes I would be putting faith in WWE creative, which as we all know at this point is a fool’s errand...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 10 months ago 10,613 reads 67 comments

  2. WWE Night of Champions 2013: Paul Heyman Will Align Himself with the Corporation

    At Night of Champions, it appears that CM Punk is primed to finally get his hands on Paul Heyman and exact months of pent up aggression against his former best friend...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 1 year ago 6,020 reads 38 comments

  3. Corporate Angle Brings a Fresh Change to WWE

    It is inherent in our nature to be pessimistic. We always expect the worst to happen, even if we have no real reason to believe the floor will bottom out beneath us...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 1 year ago 3,468 reads 26 comments

  4. Jason Kidd Is the Perfect Hire for the Brooklyn Nets

    When Jason Kidd predicted that the New Jersey Nets would have a .500 record the year he was traded to the team, many people scoffed...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 345 reads 0 comments

  5. New York Jets: Geno Smith Must Win the Starting Quarterback Job

    When the New York Jets signed quarterback David Garrard , the hope was that he would provide the necessary competition to bring out the best in Mark Sanchez or push him out the door...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 1,938 reads 19 comments

  6. Iman Shumpert Continues His Emergence for New York Knicks

    Every time J.R. Smith takes a shot, an angel loses its wings. Times have been tough for the reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year, as Smith has shot a ghastly 28 percent from the field since serving his one-game suspension against the Boston Celtics .

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 256 reads 2 comments

  7. New York Knicks: It's a Hard Knock Life for Carmelo Anthony

    The New York Knicks made a somewhat surprising return to relevancy this year as they not only captured the Atlantic Division title, but also the second seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 2,602 reads 10 comments

  8. Phil Jackson Speculation Casting a Large Shadow over Brooklyn

    There is a large, lanky shadow looming over the Barclays Center as the Brooklyn Nets continue their playoff series with the Chicago Bulls . That shadow would belong to the immortal Phil Jackson ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 1,418 reads 9 comments

  9. Gang Greed: Are the New York Jets Asking for to Much for Darrelle Revis?

    John Idzik inherited quite the mess over at Florham Park. The New York Jets are coming off their worst season under Rex Ryan , an embarrassing six win campaign that was highlighted ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 837 reads 7 comments

  10. Winter Is Coming for the New York Yankees

    For nearly the past two decades, the New York Yankees have enjoyed an extended run of dominance, including five world championships to go along with 17 playoff appearances in 18 years...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 1 year ago 1,054 reads 7 comments

  11. WWE: Ryback's Push Is the Evolution of the 'Change' Movement

    People are inherently hard to please. You give us an inch, we want a yard. It takes us less time to remain satisfied than it does for Tensai ’s push to come crashing down to Earth...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 2 years ago 7,556 reads 23 comments

  12. WWE Superstars and Their Dragon Ball Z Counterparts: The Midcard Edition

    The world of Dragon Ball Z is filled with so many quality and unique characters. There are so many characters that I could not fit everyone into my first DBZ /WWE comparison ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,496 reads 48 comments

  13. Roger Clemens' Return to Baseball Reeks of Selfishness

    Something about this smells very fishy to me. You would think that someone who was involved in a high-profile trial involving perjury and obstruction of Congress would want to stay out of the limelight for a little while...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 734 reads 3 comments

  14. WWE Superstars and Their Dragon Ball Z Counterparts

    While perusing B/R yesterday afternoon, I came across a piece by a writer which focused on how the WWE Superstars would fit in on a variety of cartoons. One of the shows he mentioned was one of my personal favorites, Dragon Ball Z ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,757 reads 51 comments

  15. Change of Scenery Will Do Brian Price a World of Good

    Brian Price was drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft. The plan was that he and the former UCLA product and first-round selection Gerald McCoy would team up to fortify the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' front line for years to come...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,295 reads 3 comments

  16. The Rock Winning the WWE Title Could Lead to a New Era of Championship Matches

    I just read a fascinating piece about a theory concerning what the Rock’s announcement may be when he returns on the 1000th episode of Raw in nearly two weeks. Please feel free to read that article here ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 980 reads 31 comments

  17. John Cena Must Fail to Cash In the Money in the Bank Briefcase

    Yes, you read the headline right. No, I’m not crazy. While it may appear like a foregone conclusion that John Cena will win the WWE Championship Money in the Bank ladder ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 4,524 reads 40 comments

  18. LeBron James: Love Him or Hate Him, It's Time to Appreciate His Greatness

    Has it already been two years since LeBron James ’s infamous decision? Since he spurned his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers and elected to take his talents to South Beach? ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 622 reads 2 comments

  19. WWE: Time to Bring Back the Cruiserweight Championship

    In case you’ ve been living under a rock for the last month, you’ ve probably heard that Monday Night Raw will regularly become a three hour show starting in July...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 2,601 reads 30 comments

  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Trading Kellen Winslow Is Addition by Subtraction

    Kellen Winslow has been many things during his football career. He has been a Hurricane, a soldier , a Brown, a Buccaneer and, most recently, a giant headache. You can add Seattle Seahawk to that growing list...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 857 reads 5 comments

  21. NFL: The League Needs to Start Selling Eric LeGrand Jerseys

    Yesterday was a very newsworthy day for the NFL . We heard about the tragic passing of future Hall of Famer Junior Seau, commissioner Roger Goodell handed out punishment to several ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,318 reads 6 comments

  22. Eric LeGrand Becomes Newest Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    October 16, 2010. I had the misfortune of being at the game where Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand lost the ability to not only play the sport he loved, but to walk as well...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 582 reads 0 comments

  23. WWE Rumors: Let Zack Ryder's Rehabilitation Begin

    Zack Ryder sure has had a rough few months, hasn’t he? The internet darling caught the WWE by storm late last year en route to winning his first major singles title...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 162 reads 5 comments

  24. The Loyola Greyhounds' Long Trip to the NCAA Tournament

    It’s been over 24 hours, and I’m still in a state of disbelief. The Loyola Greyhounds—my Loyola Greyhounds—are going to the NCAA Tournament. This is something I never thought I would ever see...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 365 reads 0 comments

  25. WWE: John Cena and The Rock 'Working' out Their Differences

    Like most of you, I anxiously anticipated the return of The Rock this past Monday. While the promo delivered several classic Rock catchphrases, it lacked the usual punch of a typical Rock promo...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 553 reads 65 comments