1. WWE Needs to Stay Away from the CM Punk/Chris Brown 'Feud'

    Vince McMahon loves mainstream exposure. Loves it. Anytime the WWE is in the news, McMahon makes sure to over-saturate his product with all of the press and news—and who can blame him? The best kind of publicity is free...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,247 reads 8 comments

  2. WWE Needs to Avoid the Temptaion of Rob Van Dam

    Rob Van Dam. The man is an icon and a personal favorite of mine. Since his departure from the WWE in 2007, I have always held out hope that he would eventually make his return to Monday nights...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,425 reads 12 comments

  3. WWE: CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan Needs to Happen at WrestleMania

    My goodness, that was quite an eventful pay-per-view last night, and only now has my Internet fully recovered...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 2,063 reads 11 comments

  4. WWE TLC 2011: John Cena's Uncertainty Should Lead to More PPV Buys

    TLC is a mere two days away, and John Cena has not been added to the card! According to F4WOnline.com (h/t WrestleZone), Cena may not have a match in this year’s final ...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,238 reads 3 comments

  5. WWE: Twitter Obsession Is Becoming Unbearable

    A few months ago, I wrote an article focusing on the impact of Social Media in Professional Wrestling, and lo and behold the “Reality Era” came to pass...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 588 reads 3 comments

  6. WWE: Could There Be Light at the End of the Tunnel for the US Title Picture?

    Everyone seems to be up in arms that Zack Ryder didn’t get the opportunity to win the United States Championship in MSG last night...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 1,317 reads 9 comments

  7. WWE: The Not so Awesome Truth About Survivor Series

    Survivor Series is only five days away. The Rock is making his triumphant return to the ring after a seven-year absence. We should all be eagerly anticipating Sunday, November 20...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 2 years ago 656 reads 4 comments

  8. WWE: Timing Is Key for a John Cena Heel Turn

    For what seems like an eternity, members of the IWC have been clamoring for a John Cena heel turn. His character has become so stale and predictable that almost every wrestling fan not wearing diapers has grown tired of his act...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about almost 3 years ago 2,004 reads 10 comments

  9. The Unlikely Rise of the Pittsburgh Pirates

    Eighteen years. That is a long, long time. In the last 18 years, we have seen three presidents take office, the advent of smart phones, Vanilla Ice’s rise and (hard) fall and two recessions...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 3 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  10. Robinson Cano's Home Run Derby Performance Could Be Launching Pad to Stardom

    Robinson Cano put on quite the performance en route to winning the Home Run Derby last night over Adrian Gonzalez. For years baseball analysts across the country have being saying that Cano has all the tools to be one of the game’s best players...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 3 years ago 309 reads 0 comments

  11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Would Be Foolish to Pursue Tiki Barber

    Tiki Barber is looking to make a comeback this upcoming season, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the pleasure of being one of only two teams to make Tiki’s short list of desired landing spots...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 3 years ago 461 reads 10 comments

  12. The Impact of Social Media on Professional Wrestling

    After nearly a week of controversy and debate surrounding the World Heavyweight Championship Match on Smackdown, Randy Orton officially became the new blue brand’s new champion...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 3 years ago 1,047 reads 9 comments

  13. WWE: Could the Creative Staff Really Know What They're Doing After All?

    I hate giving credit to the WWE “creative” team, but maybe, just maybe, they know what they are doing. Of course as we all know, we must react to any positive move made by creative with cautious optimism, but I digress...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about 3 years ago 4,360 reads 6 comments

  14. NFL Draft 2011: Warning Signs for Potential Busts at Quarterback

    Anytime a team elects to use a first-round pick on a quarterback, they are taking a sizable risk. Aa poor decision may set the franchise back another five years...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  15. WWE: The Lost Art of the Heel Faction

    The WWE is at it again. Lost in the shuffle of the sudden retirement of Edge, there is yet another heel stable falling apart at the seams, and it appears to be going unnoticed...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 2,574 reads 19 comments

  16. NFL Draft 2011: Previous Quarterback Success Puts Pressure on 2011 Class

    Quarterback is the most important position in football, and perhaps the most crucial in all of sports. It is the quarterback’s job to lead the team on the field and keep a cool head under pressure...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  17. WWE WrestleMania 27: 10 Things You Need To Know About John Cena vs. The Miz

    We are just a mere five days away from the biggest wrestling show of the year, and I'm here to share a few things that you NEED to know about the upcoming WWE Championship match between IWC hero, The Miz, and everyone's favorite punching bag, John Cena...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 3,304 reads 19 comments

  18. NCAA Tournament: Butler Becoming the Benchmark for Mid-Major Success

    Twelve years ago, a little known school from Spokane, Wash. caught the attention of the nation as they made an impressive run to the Sweet 16 of the Men’s NCAA Tournament...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 42 reads 3 comments

  19. Ramblings From the Mind of a Wrestling Fan

    I am 24 years old. I watch professional wrestling. I know wrestling is fake. I also know the pain is real. I remember when Mick Foley fell 15 feet from the top of a cage...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 1,152 reads 47 comments

  20. St. John's Basketball: The Rise of the Red Storm

    Quick show of hands; how many of you out there thought the St. John’s Red Storm would be ranked No...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 298 reads 3 comments

  21. Jay Cutler's Reputation Leads To Unfair Criticism

    Newsflash, Jay Cutler is not the most popular guy in the world. Ever since he came into the league in 2006, Cutler has had a reputation for being arrogant and brash. Those qualities have not exactly endeared him to the media, the fans and his peers...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 672 reads 0 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans Should Approach 2011 with Cautious Optimisim

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are fresh off a 10-win season that saw them complete the single biggest turnaround in franchise history. Josh Freeman appears to be the franchise quarterback that the team has lacked since Doug Williams...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 748 reads 5 comments

  23. WWE: How To Successfully Bring the King of the Ring Tournament Back To PPV

    I have always been a huge fan of the King of the Ring Tournament, and when I heard that the WWE was bringing the tournament back for a special three hour Raw, I was very excited...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 917 reads 6 comments

  24. The Self-Made Champion: The Unlikely Rise of the Miz

    Quick show of hands, when the Miz debuted back in 2006, how many of you thought you would be looking at a WWE champion? My guess would be not many...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 1,023 reads 14 comments

  25. Déjà Bowie: Is History Destined To Repeat Itself in Portland?

    In case you haven’t heard the news yet, Greg Oden is scheduled to have another micro fracture surgery, thus ending his 2010 season before it even began...

    Mike Salvatore Written by Mike Salvatore about over 3 years ago 105 reads 0 comments