Reports: Oklahoma High School Wrestlers Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teammates On The Bus

Four Norman (Okla.) North High School junior varsity wrestlers have been charged with “rape by instrumentation” for their roles in a pair of alleged sexual assaults that occurred on January 9. An 18-year-old, two 17-year-olds, and a 16-year-old are charged with having attacked a 16-year-old teammate on the bus ride…

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Little Girls and Iron Women: NXT TakeOver Makes Women's Wrestling History

Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: Respect was the site of two firsts: for the first time, two women competed in an Iron Man match, and for the first time, two women closed the show at a WWE special event. It was not the first time, however, that women proved their abilities to a sport (and a company) that for too long refused…

The Short, Spray-Tanned History of Women's Wrestling at SummerSlam

This Sunday, the factions formed by WWE’s now-branded #DivaRevolution will face off in a three-team elimination match at SummerSlam, professional wrestling’s “biggest party of the summer.” The event is one of WWE’s Big Four pay-per-views, second only to WrestleMania in hype and bombast; the collision of this annual…

Twilight of the Divas: The NXT Revolution in Women's Wrestling Is Here

A revolution began Monday night in the world of women’s athletics. To be fair, the women involved are called divas, this particular realm of athletics goes by the winking nom de plume of sports entertainment, and the revolution was sanctioned—orchestrated, even—by those called, without a dash of irony, The Authority.

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