Travis Trice missed a free throw. Matt Costello grabbed the board, spun baseline, hammered home a dunk and Gus Johnson took it from there. I believe those in the business call this is a Gusgasm.
The Ric Flair “woo” at the end was the icing on a rather excited cake.
Casey Wollenman, 41, also lost his mind.
I have to say I am a bit skeptical of the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on the Von Erich Family that will air tonight on the mother station. The short, which is part of an amazing series by the network that focuses on triumph and tragedy in all sports genres, is taking aim at one of the famed wrestling families of my generation.
The punchline is, "D-Generation X fired the first, and most important, shot in the Monday Night Wars."
"Wrestling can drive you nuts from all the lies!" Those were the words from one of the most celebrated legends of pro wrestling, Bruiser Brody. The book Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling's Rebel is a great read that pays tribute to one of wrestling's greatest outlaws, Frank "Bruiser Brody" Goodish.
The Nature Boy turned 66 today. 66 years of Rolex wearin, jet flyin, kiss stealin’ and having his head busted open during bloody bouts from the 1970s to the 21st century. It’s called blading in the wrestling industry. Blading the forehead leads to massive amounts of blood and heals nicely. Wrestling fans know that the Nature Boy was a pro’s pro.
You can even buy a framed...
Ric Flair probably the best All-Around Wrestler of All-Time. He should be in everyone’s Top 5 regardless of the category he was one of the best at it.
On his 66th birthday enjoy the best of Ric Flair.
Not many men beat Ric Flair. The 66-year old man celebrates his 66th birthday today in what can only be described as one of the greatest careers in wrestling history.
Ric Flair recently spoke with The Burton Mail about why WWE doesn’t use him more. “I appear on WWE programming about eight or nine times a year now,” Flair said. “I think I could offer more and I think the management would like to use me more but it is about the offers that have to follow me that they have to consider as well. I can be a very tough act to follow.Flair continued...
The Dallas Stars were stylin’ and profilin’ as they got ready to go jet flyin’ Tuesday night.
The Stars came into Boston and came away with an impressive 5-3 win over the Bruins, their first win at TD Garden since George W. Bush’s first term in office. They felt pretty good about themselves, too, if the team’s Twitter feed is any indication.
Just after Stars forward Erik...