| May 28, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Jim Ross said he could dedicate an entire chapter to the Chicago area in his autobiography — if he ever writes one.
The legendary WWE announcer — known for his enthusiastic delivery and black cowboy hat — has for now opted to share his...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:33 AM
Over the years, we've seen many "passing the torch" moments in pro wrestling. On Sunday night, we added another to the list when The Shield convincingly beat Evolution.
If you read my prediction column, you saw that I had predicted Evolution, though I...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Normally signing a new long-term TV deal for more money would be good for a company's stock.
But since unveiling an agreement to keep its hit shows "Raw" and "Smackdown" on NBCUniversal's cable networks USA and Syfy respectively, WWE stock looks like...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:56 AM
After Sunday night's pay-per-view, I had speculated that maybe Evolution was going to disband, just as quickly as the group reunited. On Monday's Raw, they showed me how wrong I was.
To kick off the show -- and to get Dean Ambrose back for the loss...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:37 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding between "Godzilla" and "Neighbors."
The Skinny: The heat wave here appears to have broken but the strong winds have also pushed the smoke from all the wildfires into my neighborhood. I almost have to shut the windows,...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The recently high-flying WWE lost nearly half its value in pre-market trading before Friday's opening bell, after the company announced a new deal with NBCUniversal and said it would need 1.3 million to 1.4 million subscribers at its new online network to...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:40 AM
For weeks, people have been referring to Daniel Bryan's quest to overcome not just Triple H, but Randy Orton and Batista, as his fight against Evolution. Finally at the end of the Monday night, the WWE gave them back their name.
In the main event of...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The question of what to do with the world heavyweight title has been hanging over the WWE since Daniel Bryan announced two weeks ago that he needed surgery. While it seemed like there might be a resolution on Raw, the decision on the belt was postponed,...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WWE is finalizing a new deal with NBCUniversal to keep its flagship shows "Raw" and "SmackDown" on USA Network and Syfy, respectively, Variety has confirmed.
Although financial details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, analysts on Wall Street...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Over the next two weekends, Maryland Championship Wrestling will be holding two events, their annual Bodyslam Austism event, and Xtreme Measures.
I had a chance to talk to MCW owner Dan McDevitt about these events, as well as his views on the good and...