1. WWE: Why CM Punk Is a Weak Champion

    The respect WWE champion CM Punk demands is not deserved for a weak champion who walks out on matches and loses more frequently than any champ in recent history. Punk claims he's the best in the world...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 16,537 reads 332 comments

  2. WWE: Kane and Daniel Bryan Are Only a Short-Term Fix for the Tag Team Division

    The duo of Kane and Daniel Bryan have certainly brought the spotlight to a tag team division barely staying afloat, but the pairing is nothing more than a band-aid on a wound that needs reconstructive surgery...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 4,613 reads 26 comments

  3. Analyzing the Impact of Brett Anderson's Injury on the Oakland A's Playoff Run

    Brett Anderson may just be one player on the Oakland Athletics roster, but his recent injury will prove to be the straw that breaks the camel's back. In this case, that camel is Oakland's playoff hopes...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  4. Does Melky Cabrera's Noble Action Pave the Way for Return to the Giants in 2013?

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera asked to be removed from eligibility for the 2012 NL batting title on Wednesday, according to CSNBayArea.com ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 5,003 reads 23 comments

  5. Oakland A's: Grading Billy Beane's Moves in Creating Overachieving Squad

    Through six free agent signings, seven trades, two waiver wire pickups and one outright contract purchase, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane once again proved his wizardry ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 5,099 reads 22 comments

  6. WWE Night of Champions 2012: 6 Twists the CM Punk-John Cena Match Could Take

    On Sept. 16 at WWE Night of Champions 2012 , John Cena challenges CM Punk for the WWE Championship. Having fought a few times before, Cena and Punk need to pack a little extra punch—or ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 10,525 reads 92 comments

  7. WWE Night of Champions 2012: Why You Should Care About the Divas Match

    Typically, Divas matches at pay-per-views are joked about as "bathroom breaks," but at Night of Champions 2012, the Divas Championship match between Layla and Kaitlyn will be worth your attention...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 2,787 reads 25 comments

  8. 11 Reasons Oakland A's Are Legit AL Playoff Contenders

    The Oakland Athletics entered the 2012 season with little hope of playing in October, yet one month away from playoffs, they find themselves as legitimate contenders for postseason baseball...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 128 reads 16 comments

  9. WWE Night of Champions 2012: 7 Additional Matches We Need Added Now

    WWE Night of Champions 2012 is less than two weeks away, and there's still only three matches on the card. There will likely only be a maximum of eight matches, leaving plenty of room for numerous bouts to be added...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 10,411 reads 67 comments

  10. Oakland A's: Bob Melvin's Keys to Success in September

    Before the second of a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox , Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin sat down to speak with reporters about his message to players, what ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about almost 2 years ago 1,308 reads 0 comments

  11. Oakland A's: Ranking Their 10 Biggest Surprises of 2012

    For a team that had little to no expectations, the Oakland Athletics have provided many shocking moments and feats in 2012. At the halfway point, the surprises continued to throw many into disbelief...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,899 reads 20 comments

  12. CM Punk: How Likely Is a WrestleMania Match with Steve Austin for WWE's Champ?

    For those of you holding your breath in hopes of a WrestleMania 29 dream match between CM Punk and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, please stop now before you pass out. It's not going to happen...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 8,232 reads 165 comments

  13. WWE: 6 Reasons Why Alberto Del Rio Will Defeat Sheamus

    In a half dozen chances, Alberto Del Rio has failed to defeat Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship. But at Night of Champions, Del Rio will finally capture his destiny and dethrone the Great White...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,637 reads 66 comments

  14. Oakland A's: 12 Biggest Keys to Making and Winning in the Playoffs

    The Oakland Athletics are just a half game back in the wild-card standings, but if they want to secure a postseason spot and stay longer than the first round, they'll need key guys to step up, rivals to falter and even a little luck along the way...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 603 reads 2 comments

  15. WWE SummerSlam 2012 Results: 10 Big Questions Heading into Night of Champions

    Pay-per-views are meant to provide answers and while typically they do, they add new questions in the process. SummerSlam 2012 was no different. There was much to wonder heading into SummerSlam...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 13,189 reads 88 comments

  16. WWE SummerSlam 2012 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    SummerSlam is the second-biggest pay-per-view of the year. It is expected to set fans up for the final storylines and feuds of the year...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,840 reads 21 comments

  17. Power Ranking the Members of the Oakland A's Bullpen

    Ryan Cook might have been the Oakland Athletics All-Star representative in July, but if the bullpen arms were ranked today, he wouldn't be No. 1. There are currently eight relievers...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  18. 6 Reasons Why Brock Lesnar Makes Raw Must-See Television

    Brock Lesnar has characteristics unlike any other superstar in the WWE locker room that makes suffering through seven segments of Touts worthwhile. There are six reasons to be exact...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,931 reads 40 comments

  19. Brock Lesnar and the 9 Biggest Stars Who Maintained Popularity After Leaving WWE

    Few men and women in the WWE have had the ability to leave for such extended periods of time and still have fans pining for their return quite like Brock Lesnar . It can be very difficult at times to get over with the crowd...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 9,874 reads 45 comments

  20. 10 Reasons the Oakland A's Didn't Need to Make a Big Deadline Splash

    The Oakland Athletics were surprisingly quiet at the trade deadline this year, but the organization made the right choice to stand pat—now they'll avoid several costly pitfalls...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 647 reads 4 comments

  21. London Olympics 2012: Why the Summer Edition Trumps the Winter Games

    We're already halfway through the 2012 London Olympics and the Games have provided numerous reminders of why the summer competition is much more intriguing than its winter counterpart...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 4,240 reads 0 comments

  22. 5 WWE Divas We'd Never Take Home to Mom

    The majority of conversations regarding WWE Divas tend to be about their unbelievably good looks and stunning bodies—then there are the Divas who spark the thought: "Yikes, there's no way I'd take her home to meet my mom...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 58,550 reads 141 comments

  23. 9 Reasons This Year's Oakland A's Are Better Than the Moneyball A's

    The 2002 "Moneyball" version of the Oakland Athletics had an amazing 20-game win streak on their way to 103 wins—still, this year's A's are better. There are still 60 games left to play...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,526 reads 2 comments

  24. 8 WWE Superstars We'd Want to Have a Drink With

    For WWE fans 21 and over, there wouldn't be a better fan experience than to grab a drink with a WWE superstar. No matter who the superstar is—John Cena on down to Michael McGillicutty—it would be pretty awesome...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 22,123 reads 175 comments

  25. Summer Olympics 2012: Events Even the Casual Sports Fan Must Watch

    With more than three dozen events taking place during the course of 17 days, it's difficult to find the time and motivation to watch all of them...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 764 reads 1 comments