Goodbye Roddy Piper

10:30 a.m. August 11. I woke up to pay my respects to Rowdy Roddy Piper who passed away last week on July 31. His family invited fans to take part of a moment of silence so we could feel as if we took part of the private funeral service at that moment. It was an endearing and loving gesture; one I have no doubt Roddy would have loved. But even as I took a part of this moment...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Late Night Tribe, Rowdy Roddy Piper, and Summer Reading: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. Rather disparate topics today. I trust your July ended well and that you’re enjoying the sunny days of early August. I’m a bit sleepy this morning. I got caught up in the Indians-Angels game last night, which went 12 innings, lasted over three and a half hours, and wrapped up around 1:30 a.m. Eastern time. Carlos Carrasco went nine shutout innings...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: WWE Roster Pays Tribute to the Late Rowdy Roddy Piper on RAW

Kids--if you are not sure who Rowdy Roddy Piper is go ask Dad and he will tell you that he is a wrestling icon; a legend in the world of sports entertainment. The man put the trash in trash talk and knew how to entertain a crowd better than most. From his interviews to his promos to his wrestling; he was what the world of professional wrestling was supposed to be.Rest in peace Rowdy...
Via FatManWriting
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Superfly Snuka diagnosed with stomach cancer

There is bad news to share about another wrestling icon. The same day Rowdy Roddy Piper was found dead, Jimmy Superfly Snuka was released after undergoing surgery for stomach cancer. Snuka’s wife, Carole, joined Bill Apter for a video interview published on YouTube Sunday. In the interview, Carole read a statement of support to Piper...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Raising Hell in Heaven: A Tribute to ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

A wrestling community still reeling from the passing of the “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes was dealt another crushing blow this weekend; the shocking death of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. In the 24 hours that followed the announcement of his passing, the Internet positively blew up with comments from fans, friends and colleagues of the Hot Rod, all paying tribute to one of the industry’s...
Via Fight Booth
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Icon Rowdy Roddy Piper Passes Away at 61

Pro wrestling has lost another legend, arguably the greatest heel of all-time. WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper passed away in his sleep due to cardiac arrest at the age of 61 leaving behind a wife, four children, one grandchild and one hell of a legacy. Piper was one of my all-time favorites and probably the first heel I ever cheered for as a kid watching WWF shows...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dead at 61

By Larry Brown “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died in his sleep at his home in Hollywood at the age of 61, according to a report. The wrestling icon was found dead at his Hollywood home on Friday, TMZ says. “I am devastated at this news. Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known. This is a true loss to us...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper on Hulk Hogan: ‘Everybody needs to get a life’

Hulk Hogan has been in media headlines for less than a day, and Rowdy Roddy Piper is already sick of all the talk regarding his colleague. Piper joined “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday and was asked about his thoughts on the controversy surrounding Hogan. “My point is that, boy, you guys are sensitive. Hang on....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rowdy Roddy Piper Shows What’s Under His Kilt In New Ad

Chicago, IL – This might be the most bizarre thing you see all day. First of all, who had any idea Rowdy Roddy Piper was that old. I mean, he’s every bit of 60 plus another 20 years of wrinkles… the life of a professional wrestler. In his most recent commercial ad, Piper pulls out bananas, toilet paper and a cell phone from under his kilt to communicate with a talking cash...
Via Sports Mockery
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddy Piper vs. Hulk Hogan? … It’s 2014 Right?

OLD SCHOOL, NEWS - I’m probably dating myself by posting this story but I couldn’t help but chuckle when I saw it. According to reports, Rowdy Roddy Piper is attempting to initiate talks that would have him squaring off against Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania 30. Wait, what year is this? I can’t believe Wrestlemania is now 30. I remember the very first one. I also remember the very...
Via BadCulture
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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