25 Years Of WrestleMania

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Jumbotron Really Trying To Push New Third-Down Cheer On Fans

SAN DIEGO—Noting that the phrase had appeared in large blue letters during each of the team’s offensive drives, sources at Qualcomm Stadium confirmed Friday that the Jumbotron was trying really hard to push a new third-down cheer on San Diego Chargers fans.

Strongside/Weakside: Kris Bryant

By leading the Chicago Cubs in hits and home runs en route to their second straight playoff appearance, Kris Bryant has placed himself in the running for the National League MVP. Is he any good?

Rest Of Nation To Penn State: ‘Something Is Very Wrong With All Of You’

WASHINGTON—Stating they felt deeply unnerved by the community’s unwavering and impassioned defense of a football program and administration that enabled child sexual abuse over the course of several decades, the rest of the country informed Penn State University Friday that there is clearly something very wrong with all of them.

Strongside/Weakside: Lamar Jackson

After passing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another 10 in just the first three weeks of the season, Louisville Cardinals sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has quickly become the frontrunner to win the Heisman Trophy. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Carson Wentz

After being selected second overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz opened the season with a nearly flawless performance in a victory over the Cleveland Browns. Is he any good?

Former WWE Wrestler Found Alive At 44

PHOENIX—In a revelation that has sent shockwaves through the wrestling world, sources confirmed that former WWE wrestler Freddy Hendricks, better known as his in-ring persona “Time Bomb,” was discovered alive Friday at the age of 44.

Strongside/Weakside: Dak Prescott

Having assumed the role after Tony Romo’s injury during the preseason, Dak Prescott is expected to open the NFL regular season as the first rookie quarterback to start for the Dallas Cowboys since 2004. Is he any good?

Study: 96% Of Pickup Games Decided By Next Score

PRINCETON, NJ—Noting that none of the game’s earlier events factored into the final outcome in any way whatsoever, a study released Wednesday by researchers at Princeton University revealed that 96 percent of all pickup games are decided by the next score.
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25 Years Of WrestleMania

To mark the silver anniversary of the greatest show in sports entertainment, we recognize the most spectacular moments from professional wrestling's biggest stage:

1989: The WWF allows Big John Studd to referee a match between Jake Roberts and Andre the Giant despite the fact that Studd doesn't have the proper credentials to officiate

1990: While on top of the second turnbuckle, "Ravishing" Rick Rude removes 45,000 individual layers of tights spray-painted with murals of the wives of every man in the audience

1994: The Canadian-mountie-themed Quebecers enter the ring, wait for five minutes, realize there is no one willing to wrestle them, and walk back the way they came

1996: WWF newcomer "Stone Cold" Steve Austin takes a few minutes to catch his breath and almost throws up after drinking two beers at the same time

1996: The feud between "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Goldust takes a shocking turn as their match devolves into a blood-drenched no-holds-barred crowd-silencing 40-minute fuck marathon

1998: The Rock becomes a good guy, then goes back to being a bad guy, then back to good guy, then bad guy again, all in the same minute

2003: Rhyno executes the most technically sound arm bar in WrestleMania history

2008: Moments after losing a "Career Threatening" match, Ric Flair marks his last-ever WrestleMania by addressing the crowd with a plaintive 90-minute "Woo"


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