Bobby James Awards 2015 | WWE: NXT TakeOver!

Welcome to the first, oldest and one of my favorite installments of the Bobby James Awards. This edition is a celebration of all things WWE – and the stars, matches and moments that made 2015 a standout year. WWE’s developmental territory, NXT, has continued its evolution into one of the most popular brands in all of professional wrestling –…

Diva Dream Matches: AJ Lee vs. Kharma

The Competitors: AJ LEE:  Diva’s Champion (current, longest reigning), former RAW General Manager KHARMA:  2012 Royal Rumble entrant (third woman ever) Background: Diva’s Champion AJ Lee and Kharma have had similar, yet vastly different paths to the WWE.  Lee was an indy worker prior to being signed to a developmental contract with WWE and competing…

Fall TV Preview! What’s on my radar?

Let’s face it – we all have goals.  I have two in particular – 1) to get fit, 2) to finish some projects (a.k.a. books). That said, it’s hard to deny my urges to watch compelling television or movies.  After all, I am a “master” of communication – and was a student of media.  It’s my job…

WWE Night of Champions – predictions/results

QUICK RESULTS: The Prime Time Players won Tag Team Turmoil Curtis Axel def. Kofi Kingston to retain the Intercontinental Championship AJ Lee def. Natalya, Naomi, and Brie Bella to retain the Diva’s Championship Rob Van Dam def. Alberto Del Rio by DQ; Del Rio retains the Championship The Miz def. Fandango Curtis Axel and Paul…

WWE SummerSlam

QUICK RESULTS: Rob Van Dam def. Dean Ambrose via DQ (3/5) Bray Wyatt def. Kane in a Ring of Fire Match (rating: 3.5/5) Cody Rhodes def. Damien Sandow (4.5/5) Alberto Del Rio def. Christian to retain the World Championship (rating: 5/5) Natalya def. Brie Bella in a Total Divas Grudge Match (rating: 3/5) Brock Lesnar…

Bri Bella’s “slip” controversy

On Monday’s episode of RAW (7/22), during the “MizTV” segment featuring the cast of Total Divas, Bri Bella had an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.  Twitter lit up and photos surfaced instantly.  PWMania.com reported that WWE officials were furious over the incident and forced Bri to issue an apology. After RAW, Bri released the following statement: Forced or unforced, the…

Will Kharma (Kia Stevens) return to the WWE?

In early 2011, promo videos for Kharma (Kia Stevens) began airing on WWE Television.  Stevens, who’d gained prominence as Awesome Kong on TNA Impact, had an impending debut with the WWE.  Following the Extreme Rules match between Layla El and Michelle McCool, Kharma debuted and put an exclaimation point on the end of Michelle McCool’s WWE career when she delivered…

ENTERTAINMENT news: Project Runway All Stars returns and more

The second installment of Project Runway All Stars begins October 25 on Lifetime and will be hosted by supermodel Carolyn Murphy.  Celebrity guest judges will include Stacy Keibler, Liv Tyler, and Katie Holmes, among others.  Returning designers include: Wendy Pepper (Season 1), Andrae Gonzalo (Season 2), Kayne Gillaspie (Season 3), Uli Herzner (Season 3), Suede…

Beth Phoenix: Glamazon Fading

10/30/2012 UPDATE:  Beth Phoenix finished her WWE run last night on RAW in an angle where she was fired by Vickie Guerrero.  In an exclusive interview with WWE.com, Phoenix promised fans it wouldn’t be the last time they’ll see her, but that she doesn’t know what’s next. Article Originally Published on September 23, 2012 Rumors are…