Posts tagged "wrestling"

Does Mixed-Gender Wrestling Present An Image Of Equality Or Violence Against Women?

In reaction to the concern, PWE spokesperson stated: “The goal was to treat everyone as equals knowing that the female wrestlers in this country are every bit as good as…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Jon Stewart’s Next Job: Professional Wrestler?

A lot of Jon Stewart’s fans have been hoping that he’ll run for office following his departure from “The Daily Show,” but it appears he has other ambitions – namely, professional

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 24, 2015 - 10:36 am

This Guy Waxes With Packing Tape And I Am Terrified

Filed under “My Worst Nightmare Come To Life”: meet a gentleman who waxes with packing tape. Yes, he waxes with packing tape. How does he stay in one piece!?

Claire Hannum | November 14, 2013 - 7:00 pm

WWE Announcer Cracks A Kobe Bryant Rape Joke

On “Monday Night Raw” last night, WWE announcer Abraham Washington cracked a rape joke about a wrestler, saying the guy was “like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2012 - 10:40 am

We’ll Miss You, Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage

News that Randy “Macho Man” Savage died in a car accident age 58 has triggered plenty of nostalgic tributes. From David Brown, Yahoo Sports:

“A small part of my…

Newser | May 21, 2011 - 10:30 am

Female Competitor Gets A Shot At High School Wrestling Greatness

In my high school, we had a girl on our football team. I always thought she was pretty awesome because A) she had an insane level of knowledge of football…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Greasy Men Wrestle One Another Half-Naked, Women Rejoice

Like hot, greased-up, over-sized men in leather pants? Thrill at the sight of hirsute man-bodies fondling one another in the dewy grass? Unfamiliar with Kirkpinar but are willing…

Susannah Breslin | November 17, 2010 - 5:10 pm

J-Woww’s New Job: Professional Wrestler

J-Woww has found her calling in life—female wrestler. She has signed on to appear on Spike TV’s “TNA Impact.” For her first episode, she fights a girl sporting a…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 13, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Athlete Kyle Maynard Is A Congenital Amputee, Also Hot

If you watched HBO’s most recent episode of “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” you met Kyle Maynard, 24, an athlete and congenital amputee born without forearms and lower legs. It’s…

Susannah Breslin | May 24, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Why Men Enjoy Professional Wrestling — DRAFT

One of the most popular sports in the world is professional wrestling — if you count it as a sport, of course. The overwhelmingly male audience absolutely loves watching dudes…

Phil Dotree | March 15, 2010 - 7:15 pm

A Lottery Winner’s Dream: Women Wrestling In Not Much Clothing

Here’s more proof that people who can’t order a beer shouldn’t be able to win the lottery. Three years ago, Jay Vargas became the youngest Powerball winner in history…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 21, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Linda McMahon Of The WWE Ready For A Congressional Smackdown

Her hubby Vince may have been the chairman willing to jump in the ring and get hit over the head with a metal folding chair, but, behind the scenes, Linda…

Jessica Goldberg | September 17, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Crush Of The Day: Joel Hicks, Gravy Wrestler

Jesus. Mother. Of. God. Hands off, ladies! Amelia and I are already fighting over him. May the best woman win. Say Hello, sexy! to gravy-covered Joel Hicks, aka Stone Cold…

Susannah Breslin | September 16, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Female Iraqi Wrestlers Face Hardcore Opposition

Girls on Iraq’s first all-female wrestling team in Diwaniya are being threatened and ostracized because people believe their participation in this sport is a “transgression” and could lead to promiscuity,…

Nikki Dowling | August 7, 2009 - 11:10 am