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The entire Columbia University men’s wrestling team was suspended for racist, misogynist, homophobic texts

One team member replied to the news that a social event had been cancelled due to fears about sexual assault by saying, “I hope someone actually gets sexually assaulted.”

Lane Moore | November 15, 2016 - 12:46 pm

Up And Coming Wrestler Sonya Strong Is Ready For A Career Making Match

With Ronda Rousey’s mainstream success and Holly Holm’s monster win, it’s been a great year for female fighters and athletes alike. These impressive women who have never stopped hustling are finally getting…

Lauren Vinopal | February 26, 2016 - 2:45 pm

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/Kate-Book.com | 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/Kate-Book.com | 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
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