1. WWE Music: Grading the Effectiveness of Every Current Superstar's Entrance Theme

    We as members of the WWE Universe are often hypnotized by a wrestler way before he or she ever steps foot into the ring or utters one word on the microphone. It all starts with the music...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 970 reads 239 comments

  2. 10 Reasons the Oakland A's Must Sign Nick Swisher

    The Oakland Athletics were one game away from knocking the American League champion Detroit Tigers out of playoffs. But they lacked hitting—something Nick Swisher could effectively add to the lineup...

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  3. Ranking the 15 Most Athletic Wrestlers in WWE Today

    Professional wrestling requires technical ability, acting talent and athleticism—the latter of which these 15 guys have more of than their locker-room counterparts. There is a difference between in-ring skills and athleticism, though...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 31,876 reads 195 comments

  4. WWE Hell in a Cell 2012 Results: Who Will Kofi Kingston Face Next?

    The 2012 WWE Hell in a Cell results are in and Intercontinental champion Kofi Kingston has retained his title—so now what? The feud between Kingston and the Miz wasn't half bad...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 6,011 reads 13 comments

  5. WWE Hell in a Cell 2012 Results: Who Will Randy Orton Face Next?

    The first 2012 WWE Hell in a Cell results saw Randy Orton defeat Alberto Del Rio in singles competition, and now that this odd "feud" that many had no preference for is over, it's hopefully on to bigger and better opponents for the Viper...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 8,395 reads 8 comments

  6. 5 Reasons the Oakland A's Don't Need Brandon McCarthy Back in 2013

    Former Oakland A's ace Brandon McCarthy is a free agent for the second time in two years, and although it certainly wouldn't hurt to have him on the roster, there's a case to be made that the A's don't necessarily need him...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 3,135 reads 5 comments

  7. WWE Hell in a Cell 2012: Is Ryback Ready for CM Punk?

    With the 2012 WWE Hell in a Cell main event set for champion CM Punk defending his title against Ryback , much of the focus has been on whether or not Ryback deserves the sudden thrust to the top...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 1,937 reads 29 comments

  8. WWE Hell in a Cell 2012: 4 Twists the Sheamus-Big Show Match Could Take

    WWE Hell in a Cell 2012 takes place on Oct. 28 when World Heavyweight champion Sheamus takes on the Big Show . Outside of Sheamus winning outright, the end to this match might surprise many...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 14,059 reads 52 comments

  9. 4 Reasons the Oakland A's Are Big Winner in 3-Team Heath Bell Trade

    In a three-team trade announced by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports , the Oakland Athletics came up huge in this offseason's first big trade. And to think it isn't even technically the offseason yet...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 14,769 reads 40 comments

  10. WWE: The Big Show & the 6 Best Actors in a Pro Wrestling Environment

    Let's face it—we all know the WWE is scripted. Its employees are athletes and actors. But while some excel at the wrestling, individuals such as The Big Show succeed at playing their written roles...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 11,917 reads 87 comments

  11. Oakland A's: Players Billy Beane Should Earmark for Trade in the Offseason

    Though Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane has publicly stated his intentions are to keep the roster intact, there are a few guys that should, at the very least, be considered if he decides to shake things up...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 7,892 reads 24 comments

  12. Power Ranking the Top 25 WWE Stars Competing Today

    In the WWE, wrestlers are always moving up and down in momentum, but the October 15 edition of Monday Night Raw shook up the Top 25 drastically...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 8,228 reads 99 comments

  13. Cardinals vs. Giants: 7 Reasons San Francisco Can Still Get It Done in NLCS

    Game 1 of St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants in the NLCS may have seen the Cards walk away victorious, but the G-Men have nothing to fear just yet. There's plenty of time to rebound, and with their tools, doing so shouldn't be a problem...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 3,005 reads 2 comments

  14. 2012 MLB Division Series: How Much Difference Did Home-Field Advantage Have?

    Fans of a few teams cried foul during the 2012 Division Series, upset over the newly implemented format regarding home-field advantage. But if you think it made any difference, you are mistaken...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 315 reads 0 comments

  15. What If the Nationals, Reds, A's and Orioles Reached the Championship Series?

    Major League Baseball's championship series have begun, but that doesn't stop fans of the Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Reds, Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles from pondering what might have been...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 812 reads 7 comments

  16. WWE Hell in a Cell 2012: 8 Storylines That Need to Be Addressed

    We're still more than two weeks away from WWE Hell in a Cell 2012, but there's a half-dozen storylines that need to be developed. Once again, it seems WWE is taking a slow approach...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 48,395 reads 70 comments

  17. Whose Walk-off Win Was More Epic, the Yankees or the Athletics?

    The New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics each won their postseason game on Oct. 10 via the walk-off, but the A's did it oh so much better. The Bronx Bombers sent 40-year-old pinch hitter Raul Ibanez to the plate in extra innings...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 10,563 reads 46 comments

  18. Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics: 6 Biggest Matchups in Game 4 of ALDS

    The Oakland Athletics defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of the ALDS , forcing at least one more game. But if they want to succeed again and keep the dream alive, certain A's will have to come out victorious in their matchups ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 3,205 reads 0 comments

  19. 5 Players Who Must Step Up for the Oakland A's to Shock the Tigers Back Home

    After a terrible offensive showing by the Oakland Athletics , it's easy to say everyone in the lineup needs to step up. While that may be true, certain players must do more in order for the A's to once again come from behind to shock the baseball world..

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 976 reads 4 comments

  20. 2012 ALDS: 9 Reasons Oakland Athletics Fans Have No Reason to Panic

    The Detroit Tigers took Game 1 of the 2012 ALDS, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-1. Though the team is down one game in a five-game series, there's no reason for worry—yet...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 1,566 reads 7 comments

  21. Oakland Athletics: Should Owner Lew Wolff Remove 3rd-Deck Tarps for Playoffs?

    Oakland Athletics co-owner Lew Wolff announced Oct. 5 he will not be removing the third-deck tarps for postseason home games, according to Carolyn Jones of SFGate .com ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 305 reads 2 comments

  22. Jerry Lawler: Should He Stay out of the Ring Even If His Doctor Clears Him?

    Thank goodness. Jerry Lawler has recovered enough from his on-air heart attack in mid-September to return to his home. "The King" is hoping to return to announcing—and possibly to the ring—in November...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 4,760 reads 44 comments

  23. WWE: Has It Come Time to End the Divas Division?

    Though WWE 's Divas division is treated as a joke by much of the WWE Universe, WWE officials must try revamping it. If they don't, or efforts at a restructure don't work, then some will call for it to be removed...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 12,913 reads 119 comments

  24. Oakland Athletics: Should Jarrod Parker Start 1-Game Wild Card Playoff?

    If the Oakland Athletics obtain a postseason berth as the Wild Card, Jarrod Parker should be the guy to pitch in a one-game playoff. He's the clear best option. If the A's stick to the order, it's Dan Straily...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 799 reads 3 comments

  25. Predicting the Full 2012 Postseason Roster for the Oakland A's

    Bob Melvin may preach one game at a time to a young team yet to officially clinch a playoff spot, but someone within the system should be preemptively planning the 25-man roster just in case ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 2,360 reads 11 comments