Crash Course Wrestling Column Week of 9/25/2017

We are 24 hours removed from No Mercy, “a Wrestlemania caliber Pay-Per-View.” Micheal Cole’s words not mine. How did Raw follow up the victories, loses, and storylines coming out of the big show? With Hell in a Cell only two weeks away, how is Smackdown Live going to bring the hype leading toward their exclusive Pay-Per-View? Will Shane McMahon jump off things? Lets get to it.

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WWE No Mercy 2017 Crash Course

No Mercy 2017 was hyped up as a Wrestlemania caliber Pay-Per-View. Did it live up to the hype? Remember when you were in grade school and you talked about how a story arcs? You start with the Beginning, then the rising action, climax, falling action, and conclusion? That is kind of how No Mercy felt, but the climax was a Raw Tag Team Championship Match and the conclusion wasn’t great in the form of Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman. Lets get to it.

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Crash Course Wrestling Column Week of 9/18/2017

With the Mae Young Classic now behind us, we have a regular week of wrestling ahead. By regular I mean more than 7 hours, but hey we are wrestling fans so “thank you sir may I have another” kind of has to be our motto. We have the go-home Monday Night Raw before No Mercy and an exciting Smackdown Live of the fallout from the Vince McMahon/Kevin Owens angle. Oh and 205 too… Lets get to it.

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The All-NBA Fight Team

The NBA’s zero-tolerance policy when it comes to fighting has created the perception that basketball players are soft.  Would you be wrong to say such a thing? For sure not.  It’s no secret that the majority of today’s players are all bark and no bite.  However, take the time to comb through a few rosters and you are bound to find some guys that may be better suited for the octagon than they are the hardwood.  Below I’ve assembled the definitive All-NBA Fight Team that will always be ready to throw hands at the drop of a hat.

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Mae Young Classic 2017 Finale Crash Course

The first ever Mae Young Classic has come and gone. The finale came down to Shayna Baszler and Kairi Sane, the brawler versus the pirate. Being part of a large audience gave this finale a big match feel. With the four horsewomen of NXT and the four horsewomen of MMA looming in the background, Baszler was a favorite to win. However, in a twist of fate, Kairi Sane wins via pinfall thanks to her top rope elbow. Where does Kairi go from here? What does NXT or the main roster hold for her? Stay tuned right here to BeerSpit for all the Mae Young Classic Fallout.

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Mae Young Classic 2017 Episodes 5-8 Crash Course

We are officially in the second half of the Mae Young Classic. What was once 32 women has been narrowed down to the sweet sixteen. A pinfall or submission results in the loser going home in this single elimination tournament. Who will come out on top and be able to claim they won the inaugural Mae Young Classic on the WWE Network? Let’s get to it.

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Liverpool for the Layman: A Casual Guide to Liverpool FC (9/10/2017)

Liverpool played this morning at 730am EST. A game that if you did wake up for it, I am sorry. It was all going well for Liverpool away at the Etihad. We were looking good, having a solid performance for the majority of the first half. In the 37th minute Gini Wijnaldum put a forward ball towards the top of the penalty box for Mane to go get. Ederson, the City goalkeeper, ran out to play the ball away from Mane. Mane in his attempt to get the ball went in with a high boot and kicked Ederson in the face.

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