ESPN Royce Young talks the Post Kevin Durant Era for OKC Thunder - RealGM Radio Podcast

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with Royce Young of ESPN (@royceyoung).
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Grading the first SmackDown Live episode of the WWE's 'New Era'

WWE's SmackDown entered the the WWE's New Era Tuesday night just 24 hours after an exceptional episode of Raw, but Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan are already struggling to keep pace. We've broken down the show segment-by-segment, and while SmackDown wasn't necessarily bad, it failed to hit the heights that Raw achieved the night before. SmackDown Live opened with Shane and Daniel...
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18 hours ago

Brock Lesnar won't be punished by WWE for UFC drug test

Brock Lesnar has yet to be punished by the UFC for failing two drug tests, much to the chagrin of UFC 200 opponent Mark Hunt. And on Tuesday, TMZ learned that the WWE won’t be putting the hammer down on Lesnar at all. The reason? Lesnar is not a full-time performer for the WWE. “WWE’s talent wellness program does not apply to part-time performers such as Brock Lesnar,...
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10 must-watch WWE Network outside-the-ring videos

The WWE Network is a gold mine filled with more wrestling content than any one person can consume in a lifetime. It features the libraries of not only WWE’s past, but WCW, ECW, AWA, NWA and more.  However, there is far more to the network than just in-ring action, and this list highlights the top 10 must-watch items on the WWE Network that aren’t set inside a squared circle...
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WATCH: An exclusive look at Sasha Banks' first photo shoot with the WWE Women's Championship: July 26, 2016

Following her emotional and triumphant victory, Sasha Banks has her first photo shoot as WWE Women's Champion.
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Video: Diamond Dallas Page gives Virginia shoutout for using ‘DDP Yoga’

Ever since his wrestling career ended, Diamond Dallas Page has been trying to help turn others’ lives around after he started his own workout program “DDP Yoga.” It seems the Virginia Cavaliers football team have heard about the success of the program and decided to take advantage of it. “DDP Yoga” has helped many people across the country get into a healthier lifestyle...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Usos: Double the trouble, double the change in WWE

WWE has plenty of variety, and the tag team division is no exception to the statement. One of the more popular tag teams, the Usos, certainly fit into that. Real-life twins, they come from the strong Anoa’I family dynasty and are the sons of Rikishi, who is one of the Attitude Era’s biggest stars. Continuing the legacy the family has long carried on, the Usos have carried tag...
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The crowning achievement of Sasha Banks

Three hundred and seventy-eight days. It has been 378 days since she made a historic debut in Atlanta along with Charlotte and Becky Lynch to kick off the Divas Revolution. In those days we have lived in agony through the shade and rejoiced in Banks’ declaration to chasing the Divas Championship, now the Women’s Championship. Fans of the Boss, including myself, have watched...
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WATCH: Stephanie McMahon and Mick Foley announce the WWE Universal Championship: Raw, July 25, 2016

Description: Raw's Commissioner and General Manager reveal that the first WWE Universal Champion will be crowned at SummerSlam.
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WWE reportedly adding second world championship by end of August

At last night’s Battleground pay-per-view, Dean Ambrose retained his WWE Championship and making it the exclusive property of Smackdown Live and leaving Monday Night Raw, the company’s flagship show, in an awkward position. It now looks like a second world championship will be added very near in the future. It was reported Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre the Giant drank six bottles of wine before match?

In addition to being one of the most well-known professional wrestlers of all-time, Andre the Giant was also a legend when it came to consuming alcohol. There are countless stories about the 550-pounder drinking more than 100 beers in a sitting in hotel lobbies, but apparently he liked to catch a good buzz before getting into the ring, too. In an interview with the Tampa Bay Times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dean Ambrose on why his match at Battleground was his toughest yet: July 24, 2016

WWE Champion Dean Ambrose describes what it was like to go up against former allies, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns.
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Roman Reigns returns from suspension at untelevised event

Roman Reigns was hit with a 30-day suspension for violating the WWE's Wellness Policy on June 21st, just two days after he dropped the WWE Championship at Money In The Bank.Just prior to his suspension, Reigns was confirmed to be in a triple-threat title match at Battleground with the two other former members of the Shield, and though Seth Rollins frequently brought up Reigns' punishment...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Relive WWE legend Shawn Michaels' 10 greatest superkicks

Friday marks the 51st birthday of one of the greatest WWE superstars ever: The Heartbreak Kid himself, Mr. Shawn Michaels.To celebrate Michaels' special day in appropriate fashion, we're spending the last day of the workweek re-living his 10 greatest superkicks -- because when it's Friday, it's time to turn up the Sweet Chin Music.All the way up. 10. The time HBK kicked Bret Hart...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Battleground preview: What former Shield member will leave as WWE Champion?

The WWE World Heavyweight Championship will be on the line this Sunday at Battleground as former Shield “brothers” have a triple-threat match for the first time ever. Dean Ambrose, newly drafted to SmackDown, defends the title against Raw roster draftees Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns in what should be an outstanding match. Even though I’m excited to see this Shield triple...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every WWE Triple Crown Champion

Twenty-six WWE wrestlers have been recognized as Triple Crown Champions, defined as those who have won two individual titles (world and secondary; in this case, WWE World Heavyweight/World Heavyweight and Intercontinental) and a tag team championship. How many can you name? Note: Clue given is the date that they achieved the Triple Crown-title that achieved it (WH: World Heavyweight...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE draft: Profiling the six NXT draft picks

The WWE Draft went down on the first episode of SmackDown Live. The resulting picks of seven NXT talents with the six NXT picks allotted to the GMs bring up some hard-working talent through well-deserved promotions. These six picks were spread between Raw and SmackDown in a two-to-four split with a superstar and a woman moving to Monday nights and a pair of women, a tag team and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE's Nikki Bella cleared to return from injury

Nikki Bella is finally on her way back to the ring. The two-time Divas champion last wrestled in October of 2015 and was forced to miss significant time after having surgery to repair a herniated disc. Bella missed the WWE Draft, but was tested by doctors Wednesday and shared some good news on Instagram.It didn't take long for the hashtag #NikkiIsClearedParty to begin trending on Twitter.
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

There's life after WWE for Brandi, Cody Rhodes

Brandi and Cody Rhodes recently exited the WWE Universe.The ring announcer discussed leaving the juggernaut company and what the future holds for the married couple.As many pro wrestlers have agreed, the constant travel takes a toll, both physically and mentally."I don't think you ever really get used to that degree of travel, because it's pretty unpredictable," Brandi said. "Some...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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