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In Which Virgil Tells The Filthiest Andre The Giant Story Of All Time

We haven't run a Virgilbag in quite a while, but some excellent Virgil stories popped up on a Reddit thread earlier today. The best one is a saga involving our Wrestlemania XXX-bound protagonist staying in a hotel with Virgil—and much, much more—but go check out other anecdotes over there. » 6/26/14 4:00pm 6/26/14 4:00pm

The Ultimate Warrior Was An Insane Dick

In his last public appearance, not 24 hours before his death, James Hellwig made clear that there is a distinction between the Ultimate Warrior and the man beneath the facepaint. So it in no way detracts from the respect earned by one of the biggest and most unique characters in wrestling history to point out that… » 4/09/14 3:06pm 4/09/14 3:06pm

Grand Jury To Investigate 1983 Death Of Jimmy Snuka's Girlfriend

On May 11, 1983, Nancy Argentino died in a Pennsylvania hotel room from traumatic brain injuries. An autopsy showed injuries consistent with a history of domestic abuse, and her boyfriend initially told the responding officer he had shoved her, causing her to hit her head. No charges were ever brought against the… » 1/28/14 6:03pm 1/28/14 6:03pm

WWF-Themed Fantasy Football Draft Features Impressive Costumes

On Tuesday, we brought you pictures from a reader who recently held a Game of Thrones-themed fantasy football draft. To our surprise, there are other people out there who like to play dress up while drafting a fantasy football team. This is a apparently thing that people do, and it's a thing that they take very… » 9/12/13 12:54pm 9/12/13 12:54pm

Virgil Is Selling Photos Of Himself In Grand Central Subway Station…

This afternoon, on a message board devoted to reports of wrestler run-ins (a topic near and dear to our hearts), a poster shared a story that took place Thursday evening, during the heart of the evening rush hour at New York's second-busiest subway station. Virgil, whose last reported sighting was selling signed… » 2/22/13 6:55pm 2/22/13 6:55pm

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Virgil, Pro Wrestling's Saddest…

It all began when we stumbled upon Lonely Virgil, after which we learned that many of you had your own Virgil story to share. In time, those stories also included run-ins with other has-been ex-pro wrestlers. And soon enough, Virgil learned that the Virgilbag was a thing. But then, just as quickly as it all began, the… » 1/04/13 10:15am 1/04/13 10:15am

Where Were You When Virgil Discovered The Virgilbag?

The Virgilbag, our regular collection of readers' encounters with pro wrestlers, is on indefinite hiatus. (It might return if you send in your stories.) It is not a collection of Virgil stories, though each one does contain a tale of the former WWF and WCW jobber, plying his trade at conventions and card shows across… » 11/19/12 5:45pm 11/19/12 5:45pm