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Randy Savage Dead at 58, Ric Flair Reflects: “He and I clashed in business, but outside of the ring we were great.”

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The show business and wrestling world lost an iconic figure on Friday with the tragic death of Randy 'Macho Man' Savage. Best known for his legendary performances in the Wrestlemania showdowns of the 80s and 90s, Savage (real name Poffo) suffered a massive heart attack while driving his car in ...

Meet Anthony Robles, the Inspirational One-Legged 2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion You Won’t Ever Hear Complaining

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

What was the greatest sports story of the past weekend? Some may argue it was Virginia Commonwealth rolling into the Sweet 16 after no one believed they deserved to be in the tournament. Some may even say it's the Butler Bulldogs, who find new ways to win nail biting college ...

Hulk Hogan Almost Stopped Eating His Vitamins and Saying His Prayers

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Growing up as a kid I was a huge professional wrestling fan. Ultimate Warrior, Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Hulk Hogan were my favorite wrestlers to watch on Saturday nights. I couldn’t get enough of it! I truly was a Hulkamaniac and still hate Hogan’s arch nemesis, Andre the Giant, to ...

Chris Nowinski on the WWE: “I Feel Like It’s Something the Feds Should Look Into Because That’s Not A Safe Work Environment”

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

SRI continues to work in new writers. This post is courtesy of Chris Fedor of WKNR in Cleveland.  You may not know exactly who Chris Nowinski is, but he has an amazing story.  Nowinski went to Harvard, where he starred on the football team and then went on to the ...

Hulk Hogan Appreciation Day Today in Chicago!

Friday, July 10th, 2009

When I was 8 years old, everyday was Hulk Hogan Appreciation Day. There was no one bigger in the sporting world than Hulk Hogan. That's right, I lumped wrestling and the WWF/WWE into the sporting world. Lets face it these guys are athletes, and as we've found out thanks to ...

Classic Vince McMahon, The PT Barnum Of Our Generation

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Vince McMahon has taken professional wrestling to heights never thought possible.  He took wrestling from a regional attraction to a full scale national phenomenon.  He mortgaged his future on the first Wrestlemania and that risk has taken wrestling to the mainstream.  Vince is a marketing and PR genius and his ...

He Could Be A Great Announcer In Any Sport

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

If you frequent a lot of sports websites like me, you'll see that Gus Johnson is absolutely beloved.  People feed off his infectious energy when he broadcasts hoops, football, or even MMA.  In my opinion, there's another announcer out there that's just as energetic and entertaining...Good ole' JR, Jim Ross of ...

John Cena Says Steroid Users Like A-Rod Should Go To Jail

Monday, March 30th, 2009

As much as you may despise professional wrestling, there is one fantastic thing about it you can’t deny – it’s that theme music when a wrestler is on his way to the ring.  You’ve heard the icons’ tunes before – your Hulk Hogans and Ric Flairs – the ones that ...

John Cena On A-Rod and Steroids. Sure, Why Not? Everyone Else Has Had Their Turn

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Actor, wrestler, rapper and philosopher John Cena can't be tied down. He's everywhere, and he'll be coming to a theater near you soon enough when Twelve Rounds, his new action film comes out.  Before talking about his new flick and about A-Rod's downfall and steroids in sports more generally, Cena ...

Ric Flair Stylin’ and Profilin’

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Ric Flair, a 16-time World Champion and 2008 inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame, dropped by to talk to the guys at KILT this past Friday about the world of wrestling now that he's retired and what occupies his time these days as well as the new movie with ...