1. WWE SummerFestSlam Has Highs and One Severe Low

    Let me preface this by saying that this is really an article about my feelings towards the absolute abomination that was the Cena-Orton match, but it's disguised as a pseudo-recap of SummerSlam...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about almost 5 years ago 471 reads 8 comments

  2. Why I Criticize the WWE: A Columnist Responds to Reader Comments

    After some of the negative comments I've received, I've decided that, instead of replying to each one, I'll address their common comments...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 5 years ago 359 reads 7 comments

  3. Tonight's Raw Promises To Be the Same As Every Week, Predictable

    In my last column, I wrote about how I felt the WWE should possible start looking towards the days of the "Attitude Era" for inspiration on how to make the business more interesting once again...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 5 years ago 529 reads 9 comments

  4. It's Time for the WWE to Get Its "Attitude" Back

    For years, the WWE (nee WWF), and WCW alike, had a pretty "cookie-cutter" system for booking and promoting their shows...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 5 years ago 937 reads 28 comments

  5. Nieuwendyk Begins Reign of Dallas Stars with Ousting of Tippett

    Today will mark a historical day for the Dallas Stars, as they formerly announce Marc Crawford as the 20th coach in franchise history...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 5 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  6. It's Time for Michael Wilbon To Man-Up to "The Big Nasty"

    When I heard Michael Wilbon, host of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption (PTI), call out Wes Malott for not bowling in the PBA's GEICO Plastic Ball Challenge, I was intrigued...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  7. Outlawing the A-11 Is a Disgrace to the Game of Football

    The decision by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHSA) to outlaw the use of the A-11 offense disgraces the sport of football and the evolution of the game...

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  8. "The Last Emperor" Wins in a Disappointing Way

    Last night, I watched a fight I hoped to be great in some way, shape, or form.I didn't get any of it.Now, before I get too far, I want to preface this by saying I don't know if the outcome would have been different...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 647 reads 37 comments

  9. Dallas Stars Hope All-Star Break Acts as Reset Button for Second Half

    The first half of the NHL season, for me at least, has been a shocker. Why? Mainly because my team has been a .500 team, and showing only a few glimpses of the team everyone knows they can be...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 52 reads 1 comments

  10. Fedor Emilianenko Will Have His Hands Full Caging MMA's "Pit Bull"

    In 48 hours, the world gets to see the best of the best, Fedor Emelianenko, put his streak of 26 consecutive non-losses (one no-contest to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria in 2004) on the line again...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 609 reads 8 comments

  11. NFL Demands That Fun Be Banned from Sports

    The more and more I watch the NFL, the more and more I realize that Roger Goodell doesn't have a clue what would make the game better, ratings better, and the league more profitable...

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  12. Jarkko Ruutu: Nibble Me This, Nibble Me That

    I've seen the video; I believe what I saw.When I first read the story on Jarkko Ruutu's bite on Andrew Peters, I was expecting something gory. I was expecting another iteration of Tyson/Holyfield...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 190 reads 7 comments

  13. BCS Goes Little League: Everyone's a Winner!

    As the asterisk-laden BCS Bowl Season slowly draws toward its end, the articles coming out over last night's Fiesta Bowl have my bowels in a tangled mess.Why? It is simple.Let me begin with how the articles began when "Bowl Season" first started...

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  14. Snub Overshadows Heisman "Finalists"

    I continue to be appalled by NCAA Football in this season.What began with completely ridiculous results of the BCS, have continued now with the Heisman Trophy...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 1,157 reads 4 comments

  15. BCS Fails Again in 2008-09

    The BCS results are in, and who would have guessed, it has failed again! How Oklahoma and Florida made it to the BCS Championship Game is beyond me.The argument is made every season...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 517 reads 10 comments

  16. Sean Avery Exposes NHL for What It Is, a No Humor League

    Time has passed since the latest incident involving Sean Avery, and the complete out of proportion explosion by the media...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 319 reads 7 comments

  17. Dallas Stars: Familiar Face Returns to the Dallas Blue Line

    In a surprising move, the Dallas Stars have traded away one of their All-Star defensemen, Philippe Boucher, in exchange for a familiar face to the Dallas Stars and member of their 1998-99 Stanley Cup Champion roster, Darryl Sydor...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about over 5 years ago 212 reads 1 comments

  18. Dallas Stars Continue to Shape Roster

    While most people are out preparing their personal fireworks displays, the Dallas Stars are building their roster for the upcoming season. After signing Sean Avery to a four-year deal, Dallas then inked youngster B...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  19. Dallas Stars: From Rumor to Reality, Sean Avery Signs

    It didn't take Brett Hull, Les Jackson, and the Dallas Stars long to sign Sean Avery.Just hours after the team announced they were in negotiations with the forward, Avery put his name on the dotted line...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 572 reads 4 comments

  20. Open Mic: Sport: An Ambiguous Term Causing Pointless Controversy

    An ongoing argument between self-proclaimed word gurus is often "What is really a "sport?" Think about it! What really constitutes whether or not an activity should be considered a sport? ...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 292 reads 0 comments

  21. Sean Avery to Dallas Stars Is Newest Free Agent Rumor

    Since the controversy between Sean Avery and Martin Brodeur in the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the New York Rangers have been mulling over the possibility of keeping Avery or letting him sign somewhere else...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 379 reads 3 comments

  22. WWE: Night of Champions Has Fans Wondering What's Next

    After the WWE completed its 2008 Draft, the Night of Champions pay per view seemed to instantly turn into one of the easiest to predict. I mean, think about it...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 616 reads 0 comments

  23. Dallas Stars: Eriksson Wastes No Time Signing With Dallas

    24 hours after making qualifying offers to six members of their roster, Dallas has inked the first of the six to a multi-year contract...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  24. Dallas Stars: Stars Make Qualifying Offer to Six

    Thursday, the Dallas Stars made qualifying offers to six players, including Loui Eriksson. Eriksson was a solid standout for Dallas in only his second season of play, notching 31 points, 14 of which were goals, in his 69 games with the Stars...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 221 reads 1 comments

  25. WWE Draft 2008: The Supplemental Draft Commences

    With the primary WWE Draft being held on Monday, normal procedure is to follow it up with the Supplemental Draft in the following days.Today was that day.I figure, I analyzed the picks from Monday's draft, so why not do the same with the changes today...

    Ian Robinett Written by Ian Robinett about 6 years ago 1,888 reads 2 comments