Back in the early 90s, wrestling was criticized as being for kids. Characters were cartoonish, issues were black and white, storylines were g-rated. Then the Attitude Era came, and realism and edginess were prized. In 2011, Beaker helps an Italian stereotype win a match.
I'm not sure exactly how the whole Tyler Hansbrough-as-a-Muppet phenomenon got started, but Duke fans took it to a new level last night.
This is from a North Carolina fanboard — and from Matt Viser's upcoming North Carolina Sweet 16 preview — but we absolutely cannot stop laughing at it. Tyler Hansbrough ... MIMI!!