The Virgilbag is dead and is never coming back. Here are some wrestler run-in stories you sent us anyway.
Olympics organizers can be sick people, as evidenced by their decision to schedule the single-elimination event of judo—one in which a competitor’s entire Olympics experience can be over in seconds—first thing on Day 1. Here are several of those competitors being eliminated by ippon, as called by pro wrestling legend…
Among the shirt-folding instructions, clips of puppies hugging babies, and trailers for gritty superhero movies that make up most of YouTube, there are certain videos that seem like they were created to dare viewers to watch them all the way through.
Andre the Giant’s drinking prowess is nearly as legendary as his stature or pro wrestling career, and we’ve featured plenty of anecdotes about his alcohol tolerance in the past. But an interview with retired pro wrestling legend Gerald Brisco in this morning’s Tampa Bay Times (the article’s not online, somehow)…
One of the scariest moments for a wrestler is the rare occasion when a fan decides to get involved. You never know what they’re going to do—just last month one woman pulled a gun on a heel at a small indy show in Georgia—and the wrestler’s response is universal: subdue them by any means necessary.
Chile obliterated Mexico in last night’s Copa América quarterfinal, running up a seven-spot and keeping El Tri scoreless. As is our custom, here are all those goals as called by wrestling legend Jim “J.R.” Ross.
Last September, 32 years after the bizarre 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged with her murder. For decades Argentino’s death had been the subject of rumors about who knew what (especially Vince McMahon) and how Snuka avoided charges for so long.
I’m standing in Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York, a place Ali and Jake LaMotta trained in decades ago, and Johnny Rodz is giving me shit because I told him I like The Wrestler.
The final round of tonight’s NBA All-Star Weekend dunk contest proved to be one of the most memorable in decades, as Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine combined for an epic battle—and that’s not hyperbole, as each player’s dunk was met by his opponent with an equally awesome one.
The Mount Union Purple Raiders are the best team in the history of Division III football, having won 23 straight conference titles and 11 of the past 22 national titles. One of their secrets of success, apparently, is lightening things up at practice. Enjoy the team’s coaches hamming it up as wrestling…
Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged today with one count of third-degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter in the bizarre 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. Until today, no charges ever had been brought in the case.
With GOP frontrunner Donald Trump earning his way into daily headlines—often in the grossest way possible—it’s worth remembering The Donald’s long affiliation with professional wrestling. Trump played host to some early Wrestlemania events, and famously “bought” WWE Raw, only to sell it back the next week. But our…
Tonight’s WWE Raw opened, as it did just a few weeks ago for Dusty Rhodes, with the full company of superstars lined up to recognize a 10-bell salute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper—followed by a career montage that touches on pretty much everything you could remember about “Hot Rod.”
Roddy Toombs, best known for portraying “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in both the former WWF and WCW, is dead at the age of 61 according to a TMZ report. He was central to the explosion of WWF’s popularity, with his feuds against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T playing prominent roles in the creation of the first Wrestlemania and its 1986…
WWE gave wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes its most esteemed tribute before the opening of tonight’s Money In The Bank PPV, as the entire company’s roster stood in silence for the traditional ten-bell salute to “The American Dream.”
On a day when we mourn the death of one of Ric Flair’s biggest rivals, the “Nature Boy” himself took the court during a first-half time out to try and pump up the crowd at Cleveland’s arena. He still has it... some of it. “WOOO!”
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 SI.com, Hart recalls the match,…
Steve Austin dropped by the College GameDay set this morning and did typically Stone Cold things.