| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
WrestleMania XXVIII, the biggest wrestling pay-per-view event of the year, is April 1. A Q&A with wrestler David Otunga....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Twelve months ago, fans asked the question, "Can WWE maintain the momentum for a match between John Cena and The Rock for a whole year?"
On Monday night, the answer resounded with a definitive yes.
Almost one year after the epic showdown between the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Residents of a River North condo building on N. Franklin Street and W. Institute Place were warned Tuesday that an NBC pilot will be filming on the corner Saturday-Monday.
"DO NOT BE ALARMED,” the condo association notice said in bold letters....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Personal demons have long been exploited for the sake of advancing a professional wrestling storyline.
As a matter of fact, current WWE Champion CM Punk is no stranger to it, as he himself brought Jeff Hardy's history with drugs and addiction into...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Smackdown has long been established as WWE's "B show."
No, you won't hear Vince McMahon -- or even any of the talent -- call it that in interviews. But with Raw being a well-established weekly spectacle filled with many of the company's top stars,...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:40 PM
When a match between John Cena and The Rock was announced the day after WrestleMania last year, many people wondered how WWE would keep the momentum and interest for the inevitable collision strong from a whole year.
Most of the build-up seems logical --...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Prestige or prop?
My friends Kevin and Chad raised this question this morning on the Facebook page for their blog, My 1-2-3 Cents, as it pertains to championships within WWE.
It's not hard to find a legion of people who believe the same titles once held...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:19 PM
In last week's Smackdown recap , we talked about the implications the Internet has had on professional wrestling.
If there's one other element of this business that has changed perception and execution in the industry, often for the worse, it's the "art"...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
There's no doubt the Internet has changed the way viewers, promoters and competitors view the day-to-day events of professional wrestling programming.
Whether the immediate availabity of information online has improved or harmed the product is beauty...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m.
So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:37 PM
A significant portion of the WrestleMania hype has been built around a rematch between Triple H and the Undertaker, but in reality, that's not the only rematch fans will be treated to April 1.
This year's WrestleMania will see another repeat contest,...