| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
WWE has added its WWE Network to Microsoft's Xbox One videogame console just days before its next pay-per-view, "Extreme Rules," this Sunday.
The company has long said its new digital network would be added to the next-generation console this summer. The...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:56 AM
At the end of an entertaining Extreme Rules pay-per-view, Daniel Bryan retained his title in a main event that brought many wrestling fans back to the Attitude era.
The match, an extreme rules match, featured savage beatdowns with chairs, kendo sticks...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The Ultimate Warrior, a former professional wrestler inducted days ago into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame, has died at age 54, the WWE announced late Tuesday.
"WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Barry Bonds, long reviled by many in Pittsburgh after leaving the Pirates after the 1992 season to sign a free-agent deal with the San Francisco Giants, will get a chance to make amends Monday.
Bonds, now a special instructor with the Giants, will...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Every political party, civic organization, team and business firm could learn some valuable lessons in leadership from three persons in very diverse fields - basketball, politics and professional wrestling: Chicago Bulls Center Joakim Noah; Congressman...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson
Former Trinidad and Tobago leader held by Islamic rebels
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, 87, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Welcome to Between the Ropes, a blog that will focus on the latest WWE and MMA news. My name is Brian Fritz, and I have been chronicling pro wrestling and mixed martial arts for 16 years via a variety of blogs and radio shows, including here with the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
WWE’s Payback pay per view is coming back to the Chicago area.
The Allstate Arena in Rosemont will host Payback, which replaced WWE's annual No Way Out PPV, on June 1. This is the second year in a row the PPV takes place at the Allstate Arena....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey -- in one of many barbs directed at the entertainment industry during the awards show Sunday -- explained why she and Amy Poehler had been brought back to anchor the gala a second time:
"Because this is Hollywood," she...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"WrestleMania 30" was available in a record 1 million households in the U.S., WWE said Tuesday.
WWE announced that there were 667,000 subscribers to its all-digital streaming WWE Network following the company's biggest pay-per-view event April 6 in New...