The College World Series and My Sports Bucket List

Each year in mid-to-late June, I promise myself that one day -- one day -- I will get to Omaha for the College World Series. The annual NCAA baseball championship may have moved from venerable Rosenblatt Stadium, but the history that comes with nearly seven decades followed the College World Series into TD AmeriTrade Park.…

Friday Q&A: Worst Michael Bay Movies; Post-Vince WWE

The sports calendar is at something of a standstill. The NBA Finals concluded this week, leaving hoop-heads with only the draft, and a deluge of awful mock drafts before the sport goes completely dormant. Baseball is still in the early stretches of its marathon season. You could start prepping for the Mayweather-McGregor fight. You could…

Dominion: Further Proof NJPW Owns Wrestling in 2017

New Japan Pro-Wrestling's summer super-card Dominion delivered on initial hype, if not exceeding it. With an impressive show leading into the promotion's first independently promoted showcase in the United States, NJPW has considerable momentum as the world's premier wrestling league in 2017. NJPW made no bones about its intent for this year. Beginning with the…

Friday Q&A: Bill Snyder, No. 1 Arizona and Wrestling Sabermetrics

Congratulations! You made it to Friday, and with it, a new addition in the all-too-seldom updated Q&A column. This being the start of a new month, I have a renewed commitment to Friday Q&A. Q&A is not possible without you, the reader, so thank yous are in order for this week's participants. You can ask…

Wrestle Review Wednesday: Wrestling’s Mad Max Fixation

The commercial and critical success of 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road and the planned expansion of the franchise brought renewed interest to the original Mad Max trilogy. Now, if only Max influence were to reach the professional wrestling world, then history would truly be repeating itself. The Australian film series left an indelible imprint on…