Remember When Steve Austin Hit Donald Trump With The Stone Cold Stunner?

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… »8/10/15 3:00pm

Report: WWE Hall Of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Is Dead [UPDATES]

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… »7/31/15 6:20pm

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 SI.com, Hart recalls the match,… »11/19/14 4:20pm

Virgil Is Selling Photos Of Himself In Grand Central Subway Station Right Now

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

2012 Deadspin Hall Of Fame Nominee: Virgil, Pro Wrestling's Saddest Retired "Superstar"

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