WWE Could Have a Golden Age, If It Can Figure Itself Out
In Battleground, WWE nailed the introduction of NXT hero Bayley and delivered a solid triple threat between The Shield's stars. But they're still not quite there yet.
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What WWE Needs Most Is More Stories
When it comes to storytelling, WWE has always favored big heroes. Given the promotion's wealth of talent , it would be a waste not to tell some different ones.
Seth Rollins Is Hurt, and WWE Gets a Chance
Seth Rollins' catastrophic knee injury is a terrible break for him and everyone who likes wrestling. For the WWE, it's an opportunity to tell a new story.
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Some Notes On A Very Bad, Very Strange Monday Night Raw
At three overblown hours, WWE's "Monday Night Raw" is almost always a heavy lift. But Monday's overstuffed, cameo-crammed installment was bad in a new ay.
NXT, WWE, and the Battle Between Indie Spirit and Big Wrestling Business
NXT, WWE's flourishing developmental league, looks and feels like an indie wrestling fed, and has bought up a ton of indie stars. It hasn't made WWE less dull.
Sting and Taking the Last Bump
On Sunday night, in a WWE pay-per-view, Sting suffered a serious neck injury. What was the 56-year-old wrestler doing out there? Same thing he's always done.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Jon Stewart Left 'The Daily Show' to Become a Pro-Wrestling Heel, Apparently
He hit John Cena with a folding chair, so Cena body-slammed the former late night host as payback.
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The Changing Body Image of WWE Wrestlers
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WWE, The Prison Of History, And The Problem With Being Bigger Than Life
In professional wrestling, the past is more present than in other sports. This is good, but when it's handled as it was at "Battleground," it feels like a trap.
Jon Stewart Kicks Seth Rollins in the Nuts on 'Monday Night Raw'
Jon Stewart was on Monday Night Raw and kicked Seth Rollins right in the nuts. Like a real wrestler!
Jon Stewart Goes After WWE Superstar Seth Rollins
Lesson: Jon Stewart will clap back at anyone who steps to him, even if that person is a heavily muscled WWE superstar.