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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...

WWE Battleground 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground HITS: [caption id="attachment_2225" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Usos vs. The Wyatts: Although I feel this match suffer slightly from the 2-out-of-3 falls format, down the stretch you won't find any better tag team wrestling anywhere on this planet.  Both teams...

WWE Money in the Bank 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Money in the Bank 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Money in the Bank HITS: [caption id="attachment_2080" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Money in the Bank Contract Match: On each 2014 WWE Pay Per View, there has been a match of the year contender.  This would be that contender.  An absolute car-wreck that had the live crowd on...

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...

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),...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 02/17/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 02/17/2014 Editors Note:  Well, you guys didn't let me down.  I asked for feedback, and I got a ton of it.  You've given me a lot of great ideas, which I will now shamelessly rip off, and call my own.  Go ahead, sue me.  For those who skipped those first four sentences, and would like to send me feedback, suggestions, winning...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 02/03/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 02/03/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS [caption id="attachment_1558" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Daniel Bryan drop kicks Randy Orton in the corner. Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption]   Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton: Given nearly 30 minutes of television time, and a large part of it uninterrupted, Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan...

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...

Royal Rumble review: Jan’s thoughts on the show

Royal Rumble review: Jan's thoughts on the show [caption id="attachment_1483" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The dust has settled on the latest instalment of the WWE’s Royal Rumble,  one that opened with an upset for the ages and one of the best matched I’ve ever witnessed, but that closed amid controversy. I won’t pretend I have...

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...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1386" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Daniel Bryan atop the steel cage on Monday Night RAW - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Daniel Bryan turns on The Wyatt Family: The fact that this makes the hit list is bizarre for two reasons.  One, the entire angle (all three weeks...

Monday Night RAW #OldSchool HITS AND MISSES 01/06/2014

Monday Night RAW #OldSchool HITS AND MISSES 01/06/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: Overall Show: The first Raw of the new year was an absolute blast for this viewer, at home, to watch.  Sure, having a themed episode of Raw might not have been the best idea to begin the new year (especially when it was a throwback to "old school"), but more than enough happened on this episode...

WWE Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2013 HITS and MISSES

WWE Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2013 HITS and MISSES [caption id="attachment_1178" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Randy Orton crowned the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] TLC HITS: Randy Orton vs. John Cena: Absolutely the most satisfying WWE main event since SummerSlam, and an excellent way to cap off WWE's 2013 PPV season.  Both...

My Wife’s Picks: TLC

My Wife's Picks: TLC Each month I like to ask my wife for her picks for the upcoming PPV. She doesn't watch WWE with me but she usually has pretty surprising accuracy.   To hear Jan Murphy and I give our picks and discuss the 2013 Slammy Awards, check out episode 3 of Chinlock Radio HERE   This month I changed things...

Chinlock Radio Ep 3: Slammys & TLC

Chinlock Radio Ep 3: Slammys & TLC Sideshow and Jan discuss the Slammy Awards and give their pick for TLC 2013. http://www.chinlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Chinlock-Radio-ep-3-Dec-12-.mp3

Monday Night Raw, 12/9/2013 HITS and MISSES

Monday Night Raw, 12/9/2013 HITS and MISSES HITS • To call the final segment of Raw this week a hit wouldn't be fair. It was more like a home run. A game-winning one. Maybe even a walkoff game-winning homer. It was as close to a perfect segment as we've seen in a long, long time. Not only did it make me actually laugh and react, it made me extremely interested...

WWE Survivor Series 2013 HITS and MISSES

WWE Survivor Series 2013 HITS and MISSES Editor's Note:  Sorry for the delay in getting this on the website, but as I'm sure you've noticed, we've been hard at work adding several new features to the site.  In addition, both Jan and I have spent the past 24 hours working on a book project that will carry us into 2014.  It's an incredibly exciting time for us,...

Monday Night RAW 11/19/13 HITS and MISSES

Monday Night RAW 11/19/13 HITS and MISSES Monday Night RAW HITS: Big E. Langston vs. Curtis Axel: I felt, as soon as this match was announced, that it was a foregone conclusion that Big E. Langston would gain the Intercontinental Championship.  That said, this was the best match Axel has had with anyone else not named CM Punk since being given the "Paul Heyman...