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Plenty on the line at SummerSlam in Brooklyn

Plenty on the line at SummerSlam in Brooklyn   [caption id="attachment_3858" align="alignleft" width="2448"] World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Braun Strowman prepares to choke slam Roman Reigns, left, and Samoa Joe during a recent episode of Raw. All three face Brock Lesnar for his WWE Universal Championship on in a Fatal Fourway match Sunday at SummerSlam...

WWE Battleground 2016 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2016 HITS and MISSES Well, it's a new era in WWE.  Let's see if I remember how to ride this bicycle. WWE Battleground 2016 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3786" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Dean Ambrose vs. Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins - While not the match of the night, this match was a satisfactory...

2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS and MISSES

2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS and MISSES 2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS: [caption id="attachment_3628" align="aligncenter" width="642"] The Royal Rumble Match. Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Royal Rumble Match -  One of the most entertaining Royal Rumble matches in recent memory.  The entire match was used to tell a number of different stories, over-and-above...

Fourth time’s a charm for Sheamus

Fourth time's a charm for Sheamus [caption id="attachment_3536" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Sheamus celebrates his World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship at Survivor Series. (WWE.com photo)[/caption] Irish eyes were smiling, indeed, on Sunday night when World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Sheamus cashed in his Money In...

WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3361" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] John Cena vs. Seth Rollins - Although it feels like we've seen these two in the ring a lot together over the past several months, they always manage to come up with a fresh feeling match, full of...

Cybulski, Murphy square off with SummerSlam picks

Cybulski, Murphy square off with SummerSlam picks   NOTE: Today we introduce the first of what we hope are many preview pieces featuring one of Canada's best sports broadcasters, James Cybulski, and our own Jan Murphy. The duo will break down the SummerSlam matches and offer their picks. Enjoy. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus James: I feel like WWE missed the...

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3283" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Undertaker's Return: In 2015, 30 years since I became a wrestling fan, there isn't a lot that gets me to literally jump off the couch anymore.  Granted, the return was spoiled multiple times...

A trip down MemoryMania

A trip down MemoryMania [caption id="attachment_2992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Seth Rollins holds up his newly won WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt at WrestleMania 31 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Mike Mastrandrea/SLAM! Wrestling)[/caption]   Words such as awesome, unbelievable, unreal and amazing have become overused and almost...

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards Welcome to the first annual Chinlock.com Year End Awards.  Here we examine some of the most important, game-changing moments and members of the WWE Universe, and give them Chinlock Awards.  They're like Slammy's, but crappier. Most improved wrestler of the year: Tyler: RUSEV [caption id="attachment_2875" align="aligncenter"...

Our 2015 Predictions!

Our 2015 Predictions! Editors note: Last year, Jan and I combined our predictions into one amalgamated column.  This year, we're going to present it a little bit differently.  This year, Tyler, Jan and I have come up with our own separate predictions (five each), and we will examine them again this time next year.  So, without further ado,...

WWE SummerSlam 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE SummerSlam 2014 HITS and MISSES [caption id="attachment_2361" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Credit: WWE.com[/caption] SummerSlam HITS: Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena - WOW!  What a match.  In the PG era of WWE, you will not find anything nearly this violent, or this intense.  The tone was set within the first 30 seconds of this match, as Brock...

Calling the Shots: SummerSlam 2014

Calling the Shots: SummerSlam 2014 [caption id="attachment_2323" align="alignnone" width="702"] Photo Credit of WWE.com[/caption]   Calling the Shots is back to cover the 2014 edition of WWE’s second-biggest show: SummerSlam. Taking place in sold-out arena in L.A., the WWE is undoubtedly looking to make a big impact this month, especially considering...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 04/07/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 04/07/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Overall Show: Coming off one of the best WrestleManias in recent years, the crowd at the Monday Night RAW that followed was amped as usual.  And they were given plenty of things to invest into, as this was one of the hottest RAWs in recent memory, and certainly better than any of the RAWs leading...

Streak may be over, but memory will live forever

Streak may be over, but memory will live forever [caption id="attachment_1860" align="aligncenter" width="1284"] Credit: wwe.com[/caption] In life, there are moments — some tragic, some life altering, others historical — that will stay with you forever. I can't tell you how many times in my life I've heard people describe what they were doing — often in painstaking...

WWE WrestleMania 30 HITS and MISSES

WWE WrestleMania 30 HITS and MISSES Editors Note: This column will likely be one of my most discussed to date.  It is incredibly difficult for me to write, as both a fan and an author.  Rarely do I allow my emotions to get the better of me, but twice this weekend it happened.  First with Jake 'The Snake' Roberts Hall of Fame induction I was overcome with...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 03/31/2013

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 03/31/2013 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1832" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Batista vs. Randy Orton - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Batista vs. Randy Orton: A nice look at what was WWE's originally planned WrestleMania main event.  Although this didn't get a lot of time (starting 5 minutes before 11pm),...

Heyman a master of his craft

Heyman a master of his craft When Paul Heyman speaks, audiences listen. Whether it’s during a one-on-one telephone conversation; when he stands, microphone in hand, inside a World Wrestling Entertainment ring; or all those years ago, when he laid out his vision for upstart Extreme Championship Wrestling, Heyman has an ability to command your attention. Where...

WWE Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/27/2014

WWE Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/27/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Opening Segment: Well, I'm not exactly sure how to react to this.  The segment itself was a home run.  This is the attitude and aggression we have all been begging to see from Daniel Bryan for months.  Both Stephanie and Triple H played their parts well (and Stephanie pretending the YES! chants...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES 01/20/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES 01/20/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1450" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Luke Harper - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Usos vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan: The only hit of last night's Monday Night RAW came from a likely source.  The Usos are turning in career performances every night they're in...

From the archives: Jan’s first interview with John Cena, May 24, 2003

From the archives: Jan's first interview with John Cena, May 24, 2003 Originally published in The Kingston Whig-Standard. All rights reserved.    Some people attend a school of business. Others are enrolled in the school of hard knocks. For John Cena, one of the bright young stars in World Wrestling Entertainment, it's all about the school of thuganomics. The WWE's wrestling spinoff...