1. 2011 Royal Rumble: Del Rio Wins While Diesel Pops Huge

    Here we are just a few days removed from the 2011 Royal Rumble. This puts us firmly on the Road to WrestleMania (even though we still have have one more PPV scheduled to take place before the "grand daddy of them all")...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 1,713 reads 10 comments

  2. TNA and WWE: Matt Hardy's Dramatic New Look and Missed Booking Opportunities

    Last week I was poised to take a close look at the TNA Genesis PPV during which (to nobody's surprise) coat tail riding brother Matt Hardy made his TNA PPV debut against one seemingly "fallen down the food chain" RVD...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 1,620 reads 23 comments

  3. CM Punk - Will The Newest Member of Nexus Breathe Life Into The Fading Faction?

    CM Punk has been successful in various aspects of the wrestling business (random point of interest… the CM in CM Punk is said to have been a reference to "Chick Magnet," something Punk periodically denies these days)...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 1,479 reads 11 comments

  4. Juan Cena, the Peak of WWE Creative Laziness or Comedic Relief

    Like a lot of things in the cartoon world of wrestling (as Bret Hart described it), what happens in the ring and with the talent tends to evoke a very strong response from the fans...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 163 reads 55 comments

  5. To WWE and TNA: Where Have the Wrestling Managers Gone?

    For as long as we have been watching grown men toss each other from pillar to post in little tight spandex outfits snuggling their junk, there have always been other fundamental ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 1,013 reads 25 comments

  6. Train Wreck or Genius: Will the Real Scott Hall Please Stand Up

    Whether you know him as Razor Ramon, "the bad guy" or even "that drunk idiot at Iron Sheik’s Roast," Scott Hall has been one of the most influential and toxic wrestlers of the last 25 years...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 3 years ago 1,608 reads 5 comments

  7. Sting: Wrestling Icon Or Tarnished Legacy

    What can I say about Sting that hasn’t already been said. Men want to be him, women want to be with him… Wait, I’m getting confused with that dreadful Sable and the silliness ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 4 years ago 1,813 reads 56 comments

  8. Introducing Your Next WWE Champion, Wade (The Nexus) Barrett

    I’ll admit, I over thought it entirely. The writing was on the wall. The poster for Survivor Series laden with Nexus, the house show circuit with various listings of “person ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 4 years ago 2,161 reads 26 comments

  9. Does RAW Need Chris Jericho?

    All indications are that Jericho will be off on another hiatus with his band Fozzy, in an ongoing attempt to fulfill his other childhood dream of becoming a rock star. Good for you, I hope you sell out lots of high school gymnasiums...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 4 years ago 2,515 reads 94 comments

  10. Kane: The Return of the Mask

    First the lights went out, the music began, the fire shot forth, the massive flames burned the sky, and finally you saw it emerging from the smoke, that black and red mask...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 4 years ago 4,788 reads 60 comments

  11. Who Will Bill Goldberg Face at Wrestlemania 27?

    The stage has been set, the hints have been dropped, and certainly out of Goldberg's camp, he's made it clear. He has openly stated that he would be willing to have one final match "so that his family could see him wrestle once in person...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 4 years ago 9,712 reads 115 comments

  12. Back To Basics: Top 10 Changes Needed For WWE/TNA Matches

    On the heels of a superb Wrestlemania 26 match between the Undertaker and Shawn Hickenbottom (aka Shawn Michaels,) I basked (as I am sure many did) in the afterglow of what some are ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 4 years ago 1,488 reads 20 comments

  13. How the Columbus Blue Jackets Will Shock the Hockey World and Win It All

    No, there's no typo in that headline. About every 10 years or so, something happens. Something so big, something so contrary to everything we believe in, something so unheard of, that ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 5 years ago 206 reads 14 comments

  14. Columbus Blue Jackets: Are Hitch and the Boys Ready for Prime Time?

    Hockey’s regular season is down to a few short weeks remaining. It is exciting! For the first time in many years, I really care about the race to see who makes it in, and who has the offseason to re-tool...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 5 years ago 229 reads 4 comments

  15. Columbus Blue Jackets: Playoff Bound in 2008-09

    Everyone is great at something. Some people are great artists. Put them in front of a wall, give them some spray paint, and they create magic. With others, it’s cooking. They don’t need a recipe, they don’t need measuring cups...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about almost 6 years ago 1,109 reads 20 comments

  16. From the Rafters: The No. 3 Seed—an NHL Rule That SHOULD Be Re-Visited

    Let me first go on record to say that, I am a No. 3 seed skeptic. Have always been, likely always will be. Unless they fix it.My premise is simple...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 696 reads 3 comments

  17. The Roys: Like Father, Like Son

    The other night when Jonathon Roy displayed his total inability to control his emotions and lack of maturity he embarrassed himself and his team in front of the world (let's face ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 683 reads 1 comments

  18. From the Rafters: Columbus Blue Jackets' Fat Lady Sings

    With just five games left on the Blue Jackets' schedule, the team remains mathematically in the hunt for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 1,110 reads 1 comments

  19. Columbus Blue Jackets: 2008 and Beyond

    This year, my friends, is a perfect example of when the best plan of attack is to start training camp early. The Columbus Blue Jackets should round up guys like David Vyborny and Michael Peca, ...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 663 reads 5 comments

  20. From the Rafters: Rick Nash Requests to be Traded in the Offseason

    "I am all about being loyal and all, but my shelf life as an NHL player at my peak is about five to seven years tops.....

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 540 reads 1 comments

  21. Columbus-Montreal: Jackets Win One for Gainey

    Leclaire was a rock. Nash banged, crashed, and potted one; and poor Carey Price whiffed on one, if not two, he should have been able to squeeze the pads on...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 490 reads 1 comments

  22. Rafter Talk: Columbus Blue Jackets Need to Add Players

    If Scott Howson is reading this, please hear my pleas… SPEND! Forget naysayers who will tell you that this or that player doesn’t deserve x million a year...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 506 reads 0 comments

  23. Columbus Bluejackets Mid Year Report Card - B(ee)

    Columbus Bluejackets Mid Season Review The 2007/2008 campaign for the Bluejackets can best be described as encouraging yet inconsistent. In their 7th year of existence, they remain the lone NHL team to have never tasted the post season...

    Peter Hopey Written by Peter Hopey about over 6 years ago 438 reads 0 comments