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NBA Playoffs: No Love in Cleveland

After Kelly Olynyk went Bob Backlund on Kevin Love we all knew Cleveland should be hoping for the best and preparing for the worst. From reports out here the worst has arrived as Love is expecting to be out the rest of the playoffs because a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Because of the sketchy reports I think the Cavs are trying to leave a small window open for his return next...
Via The Front Office News
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and Worst of WWE WrestleMania IX

Welcome! With the arrival of the “Monday Night War” documentary series on the WWE Network, I decided to go back and watch the WWF pay-per-views (most of the Raws are not there yet) from the debut of Raw and beyond.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

25 signs that you're an 80s wrestling fan

Many of us who liked 80s pro wrestling and watched such WWF shows as Championship Wrestling and Prime Time Wrestling have grown nostalgic for those golden days. After hours and hours of scientific research, I have concluded that you may be a WWF pro wrestling fan from the 1980s if:
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Hulk Hogan alternatives to be WWF Champ in 1984

I am not a big fan of “what ifs” but a recent podcast discussion got me thinking. What would have happened in 1984 if Hulk Hogan wasn’t available to the WWF? Who could Vince McMahon Jr. pick to beat the Iron Sheik and lead his quest to take over the world of pro wrestling?
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Most memorable 1980s WWF jobbers

I spent many Saturdays watching WWE (WWF) stars squash preliminary wrestlers in one-sided affairs. Today I pay tribute to these unsung warriors and look back at the most memorable WWF jobbers of the 80s.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A history of vacated WWE championships

While fans may irate at Triple H and Stephanie for stripping Daniel Bryan of the WWE world title, they are hardly the first executives to make that decision. Here is a look back at the history of vacated WWE titles and the circumstances behind those controversial decisions.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mr. T deserves better for WWE Hall of Fame speech

Anyone familiar with the history of The Ultimate Warrior was eagerly anticipating what kind of whacky, crazy speech Jim Hellwig would give at the WWE Hall of Fame. Yet it was a forgotten wrestling hero whose speech is making headlines.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest WrestleMania falls from grace

it’s fun to take a look back at WrestleMania results and play arm-chair booker. It’s also fun to look at the cards and think “Holy crap, why did the book that match?” and most of all looking at guys who in the previous year were relevant to the company, but were now just filling the card.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

20 greatest surprise Royal Rumble entrants

One of the favorite things about the WWE Royal Rumble in recent years has been the inclusion of surprise entrants. For months before a Royal Rumble, fans are speculating and attempting to predict which former stars will return for just a few minutes of nostalgic glory.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 best heel turns in WWE history

Nothing gets better for me than the drama of a great heel turn. The WWE has featured some of the best over the last several decades. Thanks to memory and a little bit of YouTube I was able to go back and pontificate on what I found to be the 10 best heel turns in WWE history.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 worst WWE champions of all-time

One of the most interesting to debate is world champion. There were a lot of great ones for sure, but a look back at the historic list of former WWE champions reveals several disappointments throughout the long lineage of champions.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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