CM Punk Could Be the Next Victim of Vince McMahon's Pettiness
A defamation suit filed by a WWE doctor could mean A.J. Styles's current reign as WWE champion—now at over 200 days—will eclipse Punk's 434-day reign, which is a record in the post-Hogan era.
Bruce Prichard on Vince McMahon, the Magic of Live Wrestling, and XFL 2.0
Brother Love is taking his popular podcast on the road. He speaks with Ian Williams about how the wrestling industry has changed, and what it was like to come back to WWE for Raw 25.
Vince McMahon Officially Bringing Back XFL
There will likely be a rule preventing player protests during the national anthem, but McMahon said he would welcome Colin Kaepernick to the league.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Vince McMahon's New XFL is Straight Outta Trump's America
There is a perfect storm brewing for the return of the XFL, but can it really survive this time?
Kurt Angle's WWE Documentary is as Real as Pro Wrestling Gets
WWE's wrestler documentaries create telling moments of hyperreality, where things become so real yet so obviously artificial that viewers can’t tell the difference.
Jinder Mahal Is WWE’s Latest “Evil Foreigner,” and Fans Still Eat It Up
When people are being shot for their turbans or the color of their skin, wrestling's continued reliance on xenophobic gimmicks feels worse than cynical.
WWE's Rumored Ring of Honor Buyout, and the Value of History
ROH's libraries represent an important part of wrestling history, which remains tantalizingly out of WWE's circle of control.
The Invincible, Vulnerable Lex Luger Belongs In The WWE Hall of Fame
Lex Luger looked like a classic pro wrestling beefcake, but the ways in which he was weird, honest, and different were what made him great. He deserves recognition.
Small Businesses and the Honesty of Linda McMahon
Old-time pro-wrestling territories were a sort of platonic ideal of American small business. Then the McMahons came along, and WWE took over.
Breaking Kayfabe: An Inside Look at WWE’s Unlikely Business Empire
WWE is one of the most unlikely entertainment empires in U.S. history, but CEO Vince McMahon’s ambitions and management style have left many wondering if the company can continue to grow.
Why Trump Tagged Linda McMahon to Lead Small Business Administration
Donald Trump tagged in a wealthy donor and long-time friend, selecting WWE shareholder Linda McMahon to run the Small Business Administration.
Oliver Lee Bateman
How Pro Wrestling Fans Watched Foreign Matches Before the Internet
Back in the day you had to suffer to watch fake fighting.