| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Linda McMahon’s self-financed Republican campaign for one of Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seats has already made a name for itself for trying to run by dodging this state’s media as often as possible.
Now, the former CEO of World Wrestling...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Vince McMahon may have unwittingly provided the answer to America's unemployment campaign.
Apparently, you can show up to the job you were removed from months ago, pretend nothing has changed and go about your business. And as long as you suck up to...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Smackdown roster seems to be undergoing a post-WrestleMania facelift.
While the brand split has been insignificant in recent years, the blue brand has still proven to be a training ground of sorts for younger - or newer - superstars to ply their...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Part of the fun of professional wrestling is watching the development of certain wrestlers, from their debut through the peaks and valleys of their career.
Many grew up watching Rocky Maivia transform into The Rock, or even John Cena develop from the...
| Apr 30, 2012
A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:34 PM
After Vince McMahon gave CM Punk the ultimatum of John Cena or Ryback as his Hell in a Cell opponent last week, one of the fine people I follow on Twitter alluded to it being a choice between "the devil Punk knows and the devil he doesn't know."
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
WWE has received nearly $37 million in state tax credits for TV production, digital media and infrastructure since 2007, according to the company and the state Department of Economic and Community Development.
The figure makes Stamford-based World...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:19 PM
WWE has a tendency of tearing down people in front of their hometown crowds.
It's almost as if what started as a bad joke has now become canon and must be incorporated. Need to take someone down a notch? Wait until they're in front of a hometown crowd....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
CM Punk has held the WWE championship for 339 days.
On Sunday at WWE’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view, where CM Punk meets Ryback for the WWE championship in the Cell, Punk will have held the gold for 343 days.
While it’s easy to look into...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:10 PM
For the past week, many wrestling fans have been excited about the idea of the Survivor Series pay-per-view being headlined by a traditional 10-man Survivor Series main event.
But WWE seemingly couldn't leave well enough alone. After rushing to...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:02 PM
In the costliest race in Connecticut history, Democratic candidate Chris Murphy defeated Republican Linda McMahon. It was McMahon’s second loss in a row, and came at a high price.
McMahon spent more than $42 million of her personal fortune –...