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Top 15 Worst Retirement Matches in Wrestling History

The Retirement Match, or some variation of it, might be the longest running gimmick match in wrestling history, next to the battle royal and steel cage. In the older days of regional promotions, these...

Top 15 Shameful WCW Champions

Over its history, WCW has seen many different championship belts and even more different champions. Especially in its early years, the company treated all of the belts with consummate respect. When WC...

Top 20 Overrated NHL Players of All-Time

Hockey players can get an inflated ego and reputation (usually the bank account follows) for a variety of reasons. Sometimes a player gets hot for a single postseason and scores a couple of key overti...

Top 20 Worst Sports Video Games of All Time

Sports video games are one of the most popular genres on the market today. The yearly Madden roster update masquerading as a new game tops the best-seller list year after year. For sports fans, the ap...

Top 15 Wrestlers Whose Careers Ended Prematurely

Despite all the retirement matches and times Vince McMahon yells "you're fired!", no one ever really wants to see a superstar's career end prematurely. Even the most hated heels or lost causes could a...

Top 15 Sports That Don't Require You To Be An Athlete

We all love sports here (if you don't, you're at the wrong site) and part of that is embracing the sports that aren't the most athletic. All of these are things that you can excel at. They're things t...

Top 15 NHL Players to Never Win MVP

The NHL's version of the Most Valuable Player award is called the Hart Trophy. Like the other major "Player of the Year" awards, it's defined as the player judged most valuable to his team. The NHL ha...

Top 15 Steel Cage Matches in History

The Steel Cage is one of wrestling's oldest gimmick matches. The appeal is simple. Four steel walls keep all of the competitors inside, and all of the other wrestlers and managers out. Cage matches ar...

Top 15 Wrestlers Fired by the WWE

No one likes getting fired, but it's happened to a lot of us. And it feels a little better to see that it can happen to the best. These superstars have all gotten pink slips from the WWE at some point...

Top 15 'Rich Jerk' Gimmicks in Wrestling History

It was the Wu-Tang Clan that said "Cash rules everything around me." Several of the pro wrestlers in the below list would agree. They've all incorporated being rich into their gimmicks, match types, p...

Top 15 Hardcore Champions of All-Time

The Hardcore Title was one of the best relics of the Attitude Era in the WWE. It was only active for four years (1998-2002), but it packed plenty of memories and champions into that time frame. The ti...

Top 15 Overweight Wrestlers of All Time

One of my favorite small touches in wrestling, that makes it feel just a little more legit, is when the ring announcer lists the height and weight of each competitor during their entrance. Sometimes f...

Top 15 Instances of People Dissing Tom Brady

Tom Brady is having a great year. His 2014 NFL season ended with a first round bye, Super Bowl title, and Super Bowl MVP trophy. He also won a car, but decided he didn't need it and gave it to a rooki...