1. 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 2,844 reads 21 comments

  2. 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 231 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 3,994 reads 40 comments

  4. 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 9,925 reads 45 comments

  5. 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 661 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 4,385 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 59,696 reads 141 comments

  8. 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 over 2 years ago 2,578 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 over 2 years ago 22,193 reads 175 comments

  10. 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 over 2 years ago 786 reads 1 comments

  11. Olympic Swimming Highlights 2012: Analyzing Top Moments from Day 1

    Swimming kicked off day one of the Olympic Games in fine fashion, complete with several jaw-dropping moments, come from behind wins, disappointments and the first of two matchups between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 5,493 reads 0 comments

  12. Alex Morgan: Why USA Superstar Is More Intriguing Than Hope Solo

    Hope Solo has become synonymous with the United States women's soccer team, but in 2012 it will be forward Alex Morgan who leads the show and becomes the face of the team. One is a goalie, the other a striker...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 3,923 reads 0 comments

  13. London 2012: Why Ryan Lochte Will Steal Michael Phelps' Thunder

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte may not capture gold medals out from underneath teammate Michael Phelps in the two races they'll compete, but Lochte is already stealing headlines and fans...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 3,123 reads 0 comments

  14. Opening Ceremony 2012: How London Compared to Spectacle in Beijing

    The 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off, and while London's rendition of the ceremonial start wasn't quite the spectacle Beijing produced, it still put forth a quality effort full of memorable moments...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 7,403 reads 7 comments

  15. Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012: Highlighting Most Jaw-Dropping Moments

    As tradition stands, the Olympic Games are proceeded by Olympic-size entertainment, and this year in London was no different. The opening ceremony featured many lengthy segments highlighting England's history and accomplishments...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 3,833 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012: Celebrity Sightings at the 2012 Games

    Obviously, the marquee athletes who represent the United States and other countries are spotlighted throughout the Olympic Games, but that didn't mean they were the only celebrities at the opening ceremony...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 561 reads 0 comments

  17. WWE: Has AJ's 'Crazy' Gimmick Run Its Course?

    In half of WWE's gimmicks and feuds, the story line isn't developed quite enough, but in AJ's case, the "crazy chick" shtick needs to find a quick end and soon...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 3,377 reads 43 comments

  18. 13 Reasons the Oakland A's Are the Most Fun Team in Baseball

    If I were to tell you at the beginning of the season that the Oakland Athletics would be one of the most exciting teams in baseball and in the hunt for a wild-card spot, you probably wouldn't have believed me...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 2,936 reads 2 comments

  19. WWE Raw 1000: Ranking the Legends' Appearances on the Show

    The 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw flooded the memory banks with appearance after appearance by some of the greatest WWE superstars in the Raw era. While many had brief cameos, others closed out the milestone event leaving lasting questions...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 42,163 reads 195 comments

  20. Ichiro and the 7 Current Major Leaguers Most Associated with One City

    According to Yes Network's Jack Curry , the Seattle Mariners have traded Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees , marking the end of Suzuki's Seattle chapter—the only chapter in his Major League Baseball career after 12 years...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 1,275 reads 1 comments

  21. WWE Raw and SmackDown: Ranking the Recent Interim GMs

    Between John Laurinaitis' firing and the 1000th episode of Raw, the WWE Board of Directors tasked five individuals with keeping things in order on an interim basis. Most were average to bad, but one nailed it...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 211 reads 39 comments

  22. WWE: Why the Company Needs to Focus on the Tag Championships

    It's a head-scratching conundrum why the WWE has basically ignored the tag team division, but now is as good a time as any—maybe even the best time in recent memory—to recommit to this area of the company...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 5,025 reads 40 comments

  23. WWE: What Should Be Done to Improve the Quality of the Show?

    On July 23, Monday Night Raw—the 1,000th episode—expands to three hours, but if WWE hopes to keep fans awake and entertained for that duration, certain changes must be made...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 6,388 reads 88 comments

  24. WWE Money in the Bank Results: How Did It Compare to Other 2012 PPVs so Far?

    With Money in the Bank complete, WWE fans have been treated to seven pay-per-views so far in 2012. And while MITB was a decent show, it wasn't even close to being the best of the year...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 11,110 reads 60 comments

  25. 5 Oakland A's Who Need to Step Up to Win the AL Wild Card

    The Oakland Athletics are only 1.5 games back from a wild-card spot, but a few of their "superstars" are going to have to amp up their play if the A's are going to make playoffs...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about over 2 years ago 2,185 reads 6 comments