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  • All New South Park. Episode 1310: "W.T.F."

    10/20/2009 5:44:01 PM PDT · by Eric Blair 2084 · 74 replies · 5,309+ views
    South Park Studios ^ | October 19, 2009 | Parker and Stone
    THE BOYS GO TO THE WWE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AN ALL NEW “SOUTH PARK” PREMIERING ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 10:00 P.M. ON COMEDY CENTRAL NEW YORK, October 19, 2009 – After attending a WWE MATCH, the boys ALL WANT TO BE PROFESSIONAL WRESTLERS in an all-new “South Park” titled, “W.T.F.,” premiering on Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL. The boys have found their new calling in life and they hurry to sign up for the wrestling club. They soon find out THE KIND OF WRESTLING THEY TEACH AT SCHOOL IS not the same thing...
  • Legendary pro wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano dies at age 76

    10/14/2009 9:32:54 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 48 replies · 3,220+ views
    Pro Wrestling Torch ^ | October 14, 2009 | James Caldwell
    Legendary pro wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano died at age 76 this morning.
  • Capt. Lou Albano admitted to hospice care

    10/11/2009 2:28:28 PM PDT · by Politics4US · 25 replies · 1,987+ views
  • The Rev. Al Sharpton to host WWE's 'Monday Night Raw' in Albany

    09/27/2009 9:28:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 708+ views
    Times Union ^ | MICHAEL JANAIRO
    What do the Rev. Al Sharpton, John Cena and Triple H have in common? They'll all be at Times Union Center in Albany for the latest installment of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw." Sharpton? That Sharpton? Yes, the one and only minister and politician who has courted controversy over the years will be the guest host for the night's entertainment. Sharpton at the microphone, of course, is nothing new: He spoke at Michael Jackson's memorial service recently and has his own radio show, which can be heard at But wrestling?A publicist for WWE, Kevin Hennessy, says Sharpton's current...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Issues Statement Explaining Why He Is Hosting WWE Raw

    09/27/2009 8:26:11 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 14 replies · 909+ views
    411mania ^ | 25 September 2009
    Rev. Al Sharpton Issues Statement Explaining Why He Is Hosting WWE Raw Newsday's Alfonso Castillo recently contacted Rev. Al Sharpton, in regards to his guest host spot on Raw. His spokeswoman responded with the following comment… "In order to raise awareness and actually do something about the devastating achievement gap in education between kids of color and their white peers the viewership of WWE events is precisely the group of people who need to be reached and involved. Reverend Sharpton has stated repeatedly that all of us must take extraordinary steps to reverse the current trend in education and that...
  • Senate Smackdown: [Linda] McMahon Running Against Dodd

    09/16/2009 7:25:01 AM PDT · by Nikas777 · 100 replies · 5,611+ views ^ | Wednesday, September 16, 2009 | AP
    Senate Smackdown: McMahon Running Against Dodd Chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. says she's seeking the Republican nomination to run against Dodd. AP Wednesday, September 16, 2009
  • Face of Defense: Soldier to Wrestle for World Crown (NO.. not WWE)

    09/01/2009 4:38:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 432+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Tim Hipps
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 1, 2009 – In the Army’s celebratory Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, Dremiel Byers stands out. Byers, who recently joined the ranks of the senior NCOs with his promotion to sergeant first class, will represent the Army on Team USA at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman heavyweight wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers, left, a 2002 world champion, is scheduled to compete for Team USA at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships Sept. 27, 2009, in Herning, Denmark. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Byers is...
  • Linda McMahon To Run For Senate?

    08/16/2009 1:49:02 PM PDT · by Rodebrecht · 49 replies · 5,986+ views
    Wrestling Inc. ^ | 8/14/09 | Ryan Clark
    Several outlets including NBC are reporting that WWE CEO Linda McMahon is considering running for a Senate seat. If she goes through with it, she'd run as a Republican against Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd in 2010. McMahon has already had some political success this year as she was successfully appointed to the Connecticut State Board Of Education.
  • Hated German heel Karl Von Hess dies (famous professional wrestler)

    08/12/2009 2:46:09 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies · 1,671+ views
    CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling ^ | August 12, 2009 | Steven Johnson and Greg Oliver
    Karl Von Hess, who died this morning at the age of 90, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, made his name heading to the ring in a full-scale Nazi guise in the uneasy years after World War II.
  • Wrestling coach charges Muslim principal with anti-Christian bias after losing job

    07/29/2009 7:47:40 AM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies · 1,773+ views
    cna ^ | July 29, 2009
    Dearborn, Mich., Jul 29, 2009 / 06:09 am (CNA).- A federal lawsuit has been filed against a Michigan high school and its Muslim principal, charging that a respected wrestling coach’s contract was not renewed because of anti-Christian bias and his association with another coach who ran a wrestling camp where a young Muslim converted to Christianity.Gerald Marszalek had coached wrestling for 35 years at Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan. According to the Thomas More Law Center, which filed the suit, he had achieved a “legendary status” in the wrestling community through his numerous victories and his students’ success in...
  • Wrestling Midgets 'Killed By Fake Prostitutes'

    07/03/2009 5:34:31 AM PDT · by csvset · 45 replies · 1,674+ views
    Sky News ^ | July 03, 2009 | Staff
    Two professional midget wrestlers found dead in a low-rent hotel room may have been drugged by female robbers, according to Mexican authorities. Relatives of twins Alejandro 'Espectrito' and Alberto 'La Parkita' Perez Jimenez pay their last respects. Post mortems are being carried out on La Parkita - or Little Death - who wore a skeleton costume in the ring and Espectrito Jr. The twin brothers, real names Alberto and Alejandro Jimenez, reportedly had been entertaining two prostitutes on the night of their deaths. Police said two women were seen leaving the men's hotel room shortly before the bodies were discovered...
  • Gutches humbled by Hall of Fame induction (OR)

    06/07/2009 12:11:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies · 205+ views
    Mail Tribune (Medford, OR) ^ | June 7, 2009 | Tim Trower
    When Les Gutches took up wrestling at age 7, he could not have known where it would take him. Now he does, for this weekend it took him to Stillwater, Okla., where he was enshrined into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. On Friday, Gutches was honored at a ceremony in the Hall of Fame, where a large granite bust in his likeness and a display case and plaque were unveiled. On Saturday, in a formal setting, he took the podium and thanked many of those who helped get him to this point. He then accepted an award...
  • "The Golden Greek" John Tolos dies (great professional wrestler)

    05/29/2009 3:19:36 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 7 replies · 643+ views
    CANOE -- SLAM! Sports ^ | May 29, 2009 | Greg Oliver
    "The Golden Greek" John Tolos, perhaps one of the finest interviews in the history of wrestling, has been silenced. Tolos, a native of Hamilton, Ontario, died Thursday night in Los Angeles. He was 78.
  • Sir Tom Baker Viral (English commercial selling mens suits)

    05/15/2009 7:27:25 AM PDT · by tlb · 5 replies · 691+ views
    Sir Tom Baker Gentlemans Bespoke Tailoring ^ | May 04, 2009 | Sir Tom Baker
    Seems like nice suits.
  • Wrestler 'Playboy' Buddy Rose Found Dead

    04/29/2009 10:24:42 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 18 replies · 1,331+ views
    KPTV FOX 12 News ^ | April 29, 2009
    Wrestler Paul Perschmann, better known as "Playboy" Buddy Rose, was found dead on his couch Tuesday in Vancouver, Wash.
  • Wrestling Divas Visit Troops in Afghanistan

    04/01/2009 4:29:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 1,066+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Spc. Opal Hood, USA
    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, April 1, 2009 – Troops from different service branches and different countries eagerly got into a line that wrapped around the inside of a tent here March 24 to meet four former World Wrestling Entertainment “divas.” Servicemembers wait in line to meet former World Wrestling Entertainment divas at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 24, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Opal Hood  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. For more than two hours, Terry Runnels, Nora “Molly Holly” Greenwald, Christy Hemme and Shelly Martinez signed autographs and posed for photos with servicemembers and civilians at the Morale,...
  • Over My Dead Body, Son

    03/30/2009 4:13:22 AM PDT · by Edit35 · 15 replies · 868+ views
    Council on Biblical Manhood, Womanhood ^ | March 11, 2009 | Dr. John Piper
    They called it history-making here in Minneapolis. Yesterday, Elissa Reinsma became the first female to compete in the state high school wrestling tournament. It was not a step forward. Some cultures spend a thousand years unlearning the brutality of men toward women.
  • Wrestler with One Leg Named NCAA All-American - Video 3/26/09

    03/26/2009 11:17:43 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 7 replies · 1,425+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 26, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is an interview with Arizona State's Anthony Robles who has been named an NCAA Wresting All-American. Robles was born with one-leg, and this interview video shows him in action. What an amazing young man who is a living testimony to obstacles that can be overcome through dedication, hard work, and a great attitude. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Chris Jericho Hits Obama Right in the Stomach (video at link, comments near end)

    03/26/2009 10:07:05 AM PDT · by Big_Monkey · 9 replies · 1,020+ views ^ | 03/26/09 | TMZ Staff
    Pap: "You're a wrestler ... so, do you think you have better abs than Barack Obama?" Chris Jericho: "As of right now I have better abs ... but pretty soon he's gonna take 65% of my abs away from me and give 'em to somebody else."
  • Anthony Robles Earns All-American Honors: One Legged Wrestler Nearly Makes Finals

    03/21/2009 11:10:05 AM PDT · by BGHater · 3 replies · 597+ views
    Fight Ticker ^ | 21 Mar 2009 | David Mayeda
    As many of you may know, I dissect many of the social problems that MMA can encounter and create as it intermingles with society. As “The Grumpy Sociologist,” that’s my role in the MMA media. Hey, nobody else really does it. But I love a good story when I see one, and many of you may also know that I am an amateur wrestling enthusiast. While is predominantly an MMA site, we would be remiss not to take notice that the NCAA Div. 1 National Wrestling Championships began this past Thursday and conclude today. Exemplifying amazing determination over his...