Bret Hart On The Montreal Screwjob: "I Would Have Choked Shawn Out"

In 1997, Bret Hart was preparing to leave the WWF for WCW, but he still held the title. So Vince McMahon, opponent Shawn Michaels, and referee Earl Hebner conspired to call a their Survivor Series match early and get the belt off Hart, the titular "screwjob." In a long interview with, Hart recalls the match,… » 11/19/14 4:20pm 11/19/14 4:20pm

Pro Wrestling's Greatest Angle Was Convincing Us It Doesn't Matter

Linda McMahon's Failed Senate Campaign Left Husband Vince A Sad, Sad Man

Linda McMahon has spent nearly $100 million in failed attempts to be elected over the past two election cycles, only to find the voters of Connecticut thoroughly rejecting her. After losing out on the Senate seat to Christopher Murphy last night, Linda McMahon delivered the required concession speech—making sure to… » 11/07/12 3:45pm 11/07/12 3:45pm

Catching Phantom Of The Opera With Vince McMahon: More Wrestler Run-Ins

Inspired by the saga of "Wrestling Superstar Virgil," we continue with readers' encounters with the titans of the squared circle. If you've had your own run-in with pro wrestlers past or present, e-mail us, subject line "Virgilbag." » 8/15/12 1:25pm 8/15/12 1:25pm

Exclusive: Here Are Plans For A New Professional Football League, Run…

The document below is a November confidential summary obtained by Deadspin of something called the Spring Professional Football League, which presents itself as a non-hostile NFL alternative, to be built on the bones of the several leagues that have tried and failed before. » 2/01/12 12:15pm 2/01/12 12:15pm

Dead Wrestler Of The Week: What Lance Cade's Death Means For Linda…

Every week or so, the Masked Man honors the wrestling's fallen and examines their legacies — famous and obscure alike. Today: Lance Cade, who died on Friday of heart failure. He was 29. Already his death has become an issue in former WWE CEO Linda McMahon's Senate campaign. » 8/18/10 1:45pm 8/18/10 1:45pm

Who Won The WWE-Denver Nuggets Cage Match?

World Wrestling Entertainment is moving next's Monday's "RAW" session from Denver's Pepsi Center to L.A.'s Staples Center, because of the conflict with Game 4 of the NBA Finals. But which petulant business owner really comes out as the victor here? » 5/21/09 11:15am 5/21/09 11:15am

What Are The Nuggets Going To Do When WWE Runs Wild On Game 4?

Game 4—if necessary! (oh right)—of the Western Conference Finals is scheduled for next Monday night at the Pepsi Center, but there's a scheduling snafu. "Monday Night Raw" already has the place booked. » 5/18/09 6:30pm 5/18/09 6:30pm