1. John Cena and CM Punk as a Heel Tag Team: Why It's WWE Gold

    Remember how great the "Two-Man Power Trip" was? It was a tag team that we never thought we'd see comprised of Triple H and Stone Cold, both in their prime...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 2 years ago 4,247 reads 27 comments

  2. '92 Barcelona Is the Greatest Olympic Games Ever... in My Opinion

    "Higher baby...get up a little higher...push a little harder, a little bit faster." These were the words Will Smith rhythmically chanted on his guest turn on the Barcelona Gold soundtrack back in 1992...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 2 years ago 1,125 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Raider Nation Should Take the 'Wait-and-See' Approach

    First we were winning...then we were losing...then we...ugh. Well, you know. This is how the 2011 campaign went for our beleaguered Raiders ...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about over 2 years ago 1,579 reads 34 comments

  4. No NBA? No Problem: 7 Things Fans Could Do If There's No Season

    So no Lebron or Kobe in the coming weeks? I say "Big deal!" There are so many more things NBA fans can be doing with their time since this lockout looks like it could go on for a long time...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about almost 3 years ago 213 reads 0 comments

  5. Bound for Glory?: Hulk Hogan & Sting Should Blow off Their Match & Head to WWE

    It's a matchup that would have electrified audiences worldwide 10 years ago... hell, 20 years ago. But now? Who really wants to see a 58-year-old Hulk Hogan stiffly move around ...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about almost 3 years ago 1,667 reads 28 comments

  6. Tim Tebow, Show Me Something: Why the College Great Will Be an NFL Bust

    I'm a diehard Oakland Raiders fan, so I've always thought Denver Bronco lovers were idiots. However, now this euphoric sensation sweeping Colorado, all because of a supposed football "guru," has left me even more puzzled...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about almost 3 years ago 395 reads 40 comments

  7. Introducing the Next WWE Chief Operating Officer: Mick Foley (It Might Happen)

    Can you just hear it? Screech...Boom. Then out walks Mick Foley as his music blares from the loud speakers. Foley waddles down the ring in his classic plaid shirt with a Cactus Jack t-shirt underneath...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about almost 3 years ago 1,275 reads 4 comments

  8. Paul Heyman, JBL and 3 Other Former WWE Superstars That Should Come Back

    The WWE is going through a series of changes right now: making the transition from two brands to one, searching for the wrestlers to lead the new wave, etc. But I think we would all like to see wrestlers from the past return...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 2,434 reads 20 comments

  9. Reunited & It Feels so Good: Why the Raw & Smackdown Merger Is for the Best

    You could say that the "brand extension" offered competition between wrestlers from Raw and Smackdown. You could also say that splitting the rosters made uneven playing fields, with Raw usually fairing better...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 4,728 reads 40 comments

  10. Paying College Players: My Version of the Numbers Game

    I can't believe college sports have come to the point of debating whether or not the athletes should be paid! In my head, its a no-brainer...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  11. WWE SummerSlam 2011: Why Kevin Nash Had to Make This Comeback

    Sure, he looked impressive at the 2011 Royal Rumble. Long, black hair (even if it was washed into his graying scalp), still a physical specimen for a man at his age, and in short spurts, can be effective...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 348 reads 5 comments

  12. WWE SummerSlam 2011: Grading Every Match

    It was a hot night in LA for the annual SummerSlam event and everyone was there! (Unless you're Mike Adamle, cause then you're hanging out at SummerFest watching Jeff Harvey wrestle...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 3,619 reads 29 comments

  13. WWE Summerslam 2011: Stone Cold, the Rock, and Other Legends Who Need to Show Up

    This has the makings to be a pretty damn good edition of SummerSlam. While not the best by far, it could land in the top 5 of all time. However, in order for that to happen, I think several members of WWE's past should make some sort of appearance...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 2,731 reads 19 comments

  14. WWE SummerSlam 2011: Why R-Truth, Christian Have the Most to Lose at the Slam

    As a wrestler, whenever you lace up your boots it matters what you do out there in the ring whether you are a mid-carder, jobber or the top dog in the company...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 918 reads 5 comments

  15. John Cena Is Who We Thought He Was and That's Why WWE Fans Don't Like Him

    Could it be the at times cartoonish and uninspired promos? Could it be the closet of shirts that look like it belongs in a Skittles Commercial? Or could it just be the fact that his shtick as the Hulk Hogan 2...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 2,457 reads 61 comments

  16. Sin Cara and 7 Wrestlers Who Should Pray WWE "Future Endeavors" Them

    So it looks like the WWE is doing its yearly purging of talent. This time DH Smith, Vladimir Kozlov, Chris Masters, Melina, and (by her own decision) Gail Kim were selected to " future endeavored ...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 7,564 reads 42 comments

  17. WWE Golden Mic Awards Mid-Year Review: Miz, CM Punk and Other Fire Tongues

    CM Punk has referred to it as a "pipe bomb". The Miz has redefined it by even turning the logo upside down on his. Even R-Truth has found a way to remake himself using the power of the microphone...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 3 years ago 2,223 reads 22 comments

  18. 5 Days Of WWE Programing Is Too Much... Even For a Fan!

    OK, now I realize what I'm about to say may be pretty unpopular for many wrestling fans ears... but just hear me out...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about over 5 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  19. Western Kentucky Upsets Illinois: Let's Hear It For The Hilltoppers

    "Let's hear it for the boys..." All right, children of the 80s, I'm stealing the best line from this Deniece Williams classic because it aptly describes the WKU-Illinois first round NCAA tournament game...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about over 5 years ago 275 reads 1 comments

  20. Small Wrestlers—Not A Bad Thing—The Size and Skill Of Pro Wrestling

    I've been thinking recently about a comment made to me by NWA professional wrestler Ali Stephens (aka Atomic Dogg). He said he's not a fan of small wrestlers...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about over 5 years ago 1,273 reads 0 comments

  21. The Ultimate Opportunist: Why the WWE's Edge Steals the Show and Title Belts

    Well folks, he's done it again! The cat with nine lives has just added a few more to his cache`. How many times have you seen a wrestler walk into a pay-per-view with the one championship, lose ...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about over 5 years ago 1,691 reads 1 comments

  22. 2008-2009 NBA Season: What You Should Look Out For!

    The 2007-2008 season was huge for the NBA. We saw a legendary Boston Celtics organization regain its relevance and championship luster, thanks to three career under-achievers...

    Ryan  Dearbone Written by Ryan Dearbone about 6 years ago 897 reads 1 comments