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    by Published on 10-21-2014 01:14 PM

    Pre-Raw Commercial

    2 On 3 Handicap Match bewteen Ambrose and Cena vs Orton, Kane and Rollins tonight!

    Raw Starts


    Recap of Ambrose winning the main event last week on Raw.

    In Ring Segment

    Trip, Kane, Orton and Rollins out in their suits, heading to the ring with the HIAC hanging low over the ring.

    Trip – Welcome to Monday Night Raw. In what I’m sure will be an epic night, a night The Authority can be proud of. Proud of all of you. Tonight these three will compete in this ring in a 3 On 2 Handicap Street fight against Cena and Ambrose. Should Ambrose and Cena make it through tonight, then hell is hanging over their heads. Sunday they will go straight to hell. Hell In A Cell to be exact. The most ominous and destructive structure ever designed in the WWE. Unspeakable things will happen in this cell on Sunday and you can see them all for just $9.99. Take it from someone who’s been inside HIAC, it changes your life. It’s not the type of match you win, but I must say I’ve won more HIAC matches than any other man alive. But that’s not my point. It’s not the kind of match you win, it’s the kind of match you survive. This Sunday this cell will put an end to two of WWE’s most heated rivalries. In one cell is will be the face of the WWE, Randy Orton facing off against a 15 time WWE Champ, John Cena! (heat) In the other HIAC match it will be the unstable Dean Ambrose (pop) competing against Mr. MITB Seth Rollins. (heat)

    Rollins – You know Hunter, I really like that nickname, that moniker, actually. Mr. MITB has a great ring to it…

    “You sold out!” chants.

    Rollins – Mr. MITB has always had a great ring to it, but I have thoughts on a new nickname and I wanted to get your thoughts, all your thoughts actually. Undisputed future of the WWE? Got a nice ring to it, right? (heat) What? What? The word here is future, something Dean Ambrose doesn’t have after I am done with him the main event this Sunday!

    Orton grabs the mic from Rollins’ hands.

    Orton – Seth, I’m sorry, but the true main event is going to involve a couple of Superstars who have been around the WWE longer than a hot cup of coffee. You heard me, I’m going to beat John Cena at HIAC this Sunday and end the decade long rivalry once and for all.

    Trip – You’re both right. You’re both in the main event, it’s a double main event. While the whole world wants to see Rollins destroy Ambrose in HIAC, which he will,what I’m going to say now might put your match over the top Randy, because it won’t just be about putting an end to a decade long rivalry, no, it will be about opportunity. The winner of your match with Cena will receive an opportunity with WWE WHC Brock Lesnar.

    Orton – Today is turning out to be a very good day indeed. Hunter, I’m going to make you so proud, unlike Kansas City whose Royals haven’t won a Championship in 29 years! (heat) Any you won’t win one this year, and probably won’t for another 29 years. (serious heat) You watch, I will beat Cena, and face Brock, and will beat him too.

    Chants and rumblings for the Royals, not really paying attention to what’s being said in the ring.

    Trip – Randy, I know you will make me proud. I know Seth Rollins will make me proud. I know Kane will make me proud, not only here tonight, but this Sunday at HIAC, all of you will me proud, The Authority proud, unlike all of you, The Authority always wins! (Trip smirks) And that is best for business!

    Trip’s music plays, then fire erupts and Kane’s music plays.

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    by Published on 10-20-2014 03:03 PM  Number of Views: 3 
    1. Boston Red Sox

    Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96.

    The team says Lucier had a stroke earlier this month and died on Saturday.

    A right-handed pitcher, Lucier played parts of three major league seasons during World War II with the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. In all, he was 3-5 with a 3.81 ERA in 33 games.

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    by Published on 10-20-2014 11:27 AM  Number of Views: 4 

    #6 IBF, #14 WBA heavyweight contender Steve Cunningham (28-6, 12 KOs) easily defeated the very slow and hulking 278 pound Nate Visinia (10-1, 8 KOs) by a 7th round stoppage on Saturday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

    The fight was halted after the 7th round by the advice of the ringside doctor due the 30-year-old Visinia having taken too much punishment. Visinia was bleeding from the mouth the last several rounds, and getting hit far too much. His lack of hand speed and his slow foot movement made him an easy target for the 38-year-old Cunningham.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 09:07 PM  Number of Views: 3 

    Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down -- not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.

    He kept his head up and arrived at Talladega Superspeedway determined to shake off a bad week that earned him a $50,000 fine from NASCAR and moved him to the edge of elimination in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

    Only a win would keep his title hopes alive.

    Only the toughest of drivers could tune out everything that had happened and ignore the weeklong chorus of criticism from his peers.

    Keselowski pulled it off Sunday with an improbable victory that moved him into the third round of the Chase. He used a push from Team Penske teammate Joey Logano on a restart in overtime, and then got last-lap coverage from, who else? Kenseth.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 11:27 AM  Number of Views: 3 

    Marussia says Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a "critical but stable condition," nine days after he suffered a severe head injury in a crash during the Japanese Grand Prix.

    Marussia says in a statement released Tuesday that "a number of medical challenges have needed to be overcome and the situation remains challenging" due to the traumatic brain injury Bianchi suffered.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 11:14 AM

    Top-seeded Tomas Berdych beat defending champion Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 Sunday to win the Stockholm Open for the second time.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 11:10 AM  Number of Views: 3 

    US Open champion Marin Cilic won the Kremlin Cup on Sunday, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

    The big-serving Croat, seeded second, broke his Spanish opponent once in each set at Moscow's Olimpiisky arena to take his 13th career title and fourth of the season.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 10:50 AM  Number of Views: 4 

    WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) put World Boxing Council 160 pound champion Miguel Cotto on notice that he wants to fight him next following Golovin’s impressive 2nd round knockout victory over the usually strong-chinned Marco Antonio Rubio (59-7-1, 51 KOs) on Saturday night in front of 9,323 fans at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

    Rubio went down in the 2nd from a left to the head by Golovkin. The fight was then stopped at 1:19 of the round.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 10:47 AM  Number of Views: 5 

    WBA Super World featherweight champion Nonito Donaire (33-3, 21 KOs) tasted defeat in losing by a 6th round knockout to the unbeaten Nicholas Walters (25-0, 21 KOs).

    Walters, 28, knocked Donaire down with a chopping right hand in the 6th round that sent Donaire down face first on the canvas. Donaire made it back up to his feet at the count of 8, but the referee Raul Caiz Jr halted the fight at 3:00 of the round anyway after seeing how hurt Donaire was.

    In the 2nd round, Donaire staggered Walters with a big left hook to the head in the final seconds of the round.

    Walters also knocked Donaire down in the 3rd round with a big right uppercut to the head. Donaire was cut on the side of his left eye in that round.

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    by Published on 10-19-2014 10:43 AM  Number of Views: 6 

    Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) #1 cruiserweight contender Krzysztof “Glowacki (23-0, 15 KOs) made easy work of 30-year-old Thierry Karl (31-6, 19 KOs) on Saturday night in stopping him in the 5th round in a stay busy fight at the Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland.

    Glowacki, 28, knocked Karl down several times in the 5th round before the fight was finally halted.

    Read more http://www.boxingnews24.com/2014/10/...s-karl-in-5th/
    by Published on 10-19-2014 10:04 AM  Number of Views: 3 

    Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals.

    The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot lost a 2-0 lead in the deciding set but won four straight games from 5-3 down, ending the match with his ninth ace.

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    by Published on 10-18-2014 03:14 PM  Number of Views: 3 

    Terry Labonte will compete in his final NASCAR race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

    The two-time Cup champion ran 26 full seasons at NASCAR's top level, and a partial schedule the last decade. Labonte first announced his retirement in 2006, at home track Texas Motor Speedway, but he's raced 41 times since.

    "You know, it's only about the third time I've said this is going to be my last race," he said Saturday. "But this is really going to be the last one. It's been fun."

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    by Published on 10-18-2014 02:22 PM  Number of Views: 3 

    Annika Beck of Germany won her first career title Saturday after beating fourth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg Open final.

    The 20-year-Beck, who is ranked 60th and was playing in her second final after finishing runner-up here last year, did not drop a set throughout the tournament.

    Read more http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id...uxembourg-open
    by Published on 10-18-2014 02:20 PM  Number of Views: 4 

    Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Serena and Venus Williams' gender in comments on Russian television last week.

    Tarpischev appeared on the Russian late-night show "Evening Urgant" alongside former WTA player Elena Dementieva last week. When Dementieva was asked what it was like to play against the Williams sisters, Tarpischev jumped in and referred to them as the "Williams brothers," according to multiple reports.

    After a back-and-forth with the show host and Dementieva, who did not laugh at the comment, Tarpischev reportedly continued: "It's frightening when you look at them. But really you just need to play against the ball."

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    by Published on 10-18-2014 01:32 PM

    elcome to this week’s Smackdown!

    Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring. Rollins says when you’re young, principles and honor mean a lot to one. Rollins says Honor doesn’t pay the bills. Rollins says if anyone had the guts, they’d sell their parents, their pets, their siblings and everyone. Rollins says they’d sell their souls to be anything like Rollins. Rollins says selling out is the best thing you could ever do, and because of this, he is the future of the WWE. Rollins says he will only say this once; that Dean Ambrose belongs in a straight jacket, not Hell in a Cell. Although Ambrose will walk into Hell in a Cell, he will be carried out. Rollins promises Ambrose that he will be nothing more that a mess. Rollins says he sold out, but he promises to put Ambrose out. Dolph Ziggler interrupts.

    Ziggler says the sound the crowd makes is when they want to see someone, unlike Rollins, because Dean Ambrose isn’t out. Ziggler says the thing Rollins can’t get for selling out is self-respect. Rollins asks if respect did anything for Dolph one Raw. Rollins says showing off won’t save him from a beating tonight. Ziggler connects with a Dropkick to Rollins.

    Mr. Money in the Bank Seth Rollins vs. Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler

    Ziggler does a Back Bodydrop to Rollins, following by sending him over the ropes.


    Ziggler is whipped into the turnbuckles. Rollins starts throwing punches to Dolph. Rollins follows with a Suplex. Pin, but a kick out. Rollins locks in a Headlock, but Ziggler stands out. Ziggler runs toward Rollins, but he hits a Reverse STO into the corner. Rollins throws some knees and puts Ziggler in the ropes. Rollins misses with a hook, as Ziggler throws him to the floor. Dolph follows, as he hits Rollins leg in the turnbuckle. Rollins reverses it, but putting Dolph into the post. Rollins goes top rope, as Ziggler reverses into a Sitout Facebuster. Pin, but a kick out.


    Rollins misses with a Corner Splash, as Ziggler gets away. Rollins is taken out with punches in the corner, followed by a Neckbreaker. Ziggler connects with an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Ziggler is snapped into the ropes, as he goes top rope, but Ziggler runs up. Ziggler goes for a Facebuster, but transitions it into a Powerbomb. Ziggler gets out, and connects with a Jumping DDT. Ziggler goes for the Zig Zag, but Rollins goes for a Curbstomp. Ziggler goes for a Fameasser, but is put in a Buckle Bomb.Rollins follows with a Curbstomp.

    Winner: Seth Rollins – Pinfall (Curbstomp)

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    by Published on 10-16-2014 11:41 AM  Number of Views: 6 

    Former third-ranked player Nikolay Davydenko has confirmed his retirement from tennis.

    Davydenko has not played on the ATP tour since the French Open in May and made his announcement on the sidelines of the Kremlin Cup tournament in Moscow on Thursday.

    The 33-year-old Russian said a series of injuries in recent years prompted him to retire. He said the injuries "still disturb me and it's hard to fight them," and that he can't produce "a good result anymore."

    Read more http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id...irement-tennis
    by Published on 10-16-2014 11:31 AM  Number of Views: 9 

    Impact Wrestling starts off with a camera shot of the audience as they are on their feet cheering. Music plays and here comes Kurt Angle! Kurt walks down the ramp, interacts with the fans, and gets in the ring. Kurt grabs a mic and states he has been the Director of Wrestling Operations for the past few months and he thinks we are seeing the best wrestling anywhere right here in TNA. He wants to talk to the TNA World Champion Lashley. He calls him out. Lashley’s music hits and he comes out with the TNA World Title over his shoulder. He walks down the ramp and gets in the ring. Kurt thanks him for coming out. Kurt goes on to say that he knows Lashley isn’t happy with him and neither are King or MVP, but Kurt gave Kenny and MVP the night off and they took it. Kurt asks Lashley why he said “no” to Roode when he asked for a rematch. Lashley takes the mic from Kurt and states that Roode already had a shot as HIS World Title. He then asks Kurt if he wants a shot. Lashley stares right in the eyes of Kurt and Kurt stares back. STARE OFF!

    Kurt looks down and takes the mic from him. Kurt states that one day they will fight and Lashley will regret that day. Today isn’t the day. Kurt is getting a Number 1 Contender. This match will consist of four stars and one of them is Eric Young! Eric comes out as his music plays. He stays on the apron. Kurt announces Jeff Hardy and he comes out on the stage as his music plays. Kurt then announces Austin Aries. Austin’s music hits and he comes on the stage to meet up with Hardy and Eric. Kurt announces the final talent as Bobby Roode! Roode’s music hits and he comes out on the stage. He stares down the ramp at Lashley while Lashley stares back from the ring. Kurt says he knows Lashley faced and beat all of those men before, but whoever wins will get a shot at Lashley’s Championship.

    A video plays showing the TNA Hall of Fame Ceremony from this past Saturday. Tommy Dreamer is introduced by Jeremy Borash. Tommy stands at the podium and talks about Bully Ray/Devon (Team 3D). We then see Devon stand at the podium and states when he and Ray first teamed up it was magic. He can’t have a better partner. We then see Bully Ray. Ray says he has been thinking about this moment for months on what to say. He thanks Tommy Dreamer for being there for them and helping them get in the business. He then thanks the wrestling fans, the TNA roster, and finally Devon. It is like a marriage between them. He says they are lifelong friends and it is truly an honor.


    Matt Hardy is backstage and the camera man is asking about his brother Jeff. Matt gets all excited for Jeff as he is in the main event. Just then, Magnus gets in the picture and states he beat Jeff before and saw Matt and Jeff lose the Tag Team Series against The Wolves. He goes on to say that Matt is just a cheerleader to Jeff. Matt accepts that and then states that he would slap Magnus across the face. He wants Magnus tonight. Magnus accepts.

    Madison Rayne comes down the ramp and gets in the ring. As she does, we see a video clip of Madison backstage before as she states she doesn’t know why everyone is attacking her as she went after Taryn Terrell. She is a 5 time Knockouts Champion for a reason. This is wrestling and she needs to take care of herself. Havok’s music plays and she comes down the ramp. As she does, we see pictures from Havok vs. Velvet Sky from Bound for Glory. Havok won.

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    by Published on 10-15-2014 12:43 PM  Number of Views: 6 

    Welcome to WNW’s live coverage of Main Event!

    Michael Cole and Byron Saxton welcome us to the show as the ring is set up for MizTV. The Miz makes his way to the ring. The Miz will challenge Sheamus for the United States Championship in two weeks at Hell in a Cell.

    Miz grabs a mic and says thank you. You saw it right there. Two weeks ago on Raw, I beat Sheamus. Last night on Raw, spoiler alert, I beat Sheamus again. Yet there’s no gold around my waist. I’m not going to complain about it. Instead, I’m going to welcome the champ to the ring. Damien Sandow comes out dressed as Sheamus with a toy belt and all. Miz says before you get aggressive, it’s been confirmed that you will defend the belt against me at the PPV.

    Sandow/Sheamus says he came out here for a fight fella. But I didn’t come out here for a fight against you. No, you own me every time I step in this ring with you. It’s bad enough that you’re better looking and that you’re more talented than me in every single way possible. I’m here to say you are a better fighter than me. Sandow sings Sheamus’ theme song and calls Miz a better fighter again. Sandow says he is better than me, just like he is better than the entire WWE Universe. Miz thanks Sandow. Miz raises up the toy US Title and Sheamus actually comes down to the ring this time.

    Sheamus grabs a mic. Sandow acts as Sheamus’ stunt double. Sheamus says his is way bigger than yours. Great show, you are quite the laugh. But the fact that you think you deserve the US Title for doing absolutely nothing is ridiculous. Miz says the fact that I’ve beat you twice means that I have done something. And I’m an A-list movie star, my talents speak for itself. Sheamus says you see Miz, I love this. Look at this Sheamus hair. He looks just like me. But I’ll be honest with you Miz. You know Miz, I can be funny too. It can be a different type of funny though… Sheamus clotheslines Sandow and Miz rolls out of the ring. Sheamus brogue kicks Sandow to end the segment.

    Tyson Kidd makes his way to the ring with Natalya at his side. We see footage from last week of when Kidd beat Swagger on Main Event. Kidd cuts a promo saying that he wears the pants in the family and he will prove he’s more than just Nattie’s husband. R-Truth makes his way to the ring.

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    by Published on 10-14-2014 11:20 AM  Number of Views: 8 

    Former WBA/WBC heavyweight champion Leon Spinks (24-17-3, 134 KOs) has reportedly been hospitalized in Las Vegas, Nevada following surgery to correct an abdominal problem. This was the second operation for the 61-year-old Spinks on the problem.

    According to AP, Spinks’ wife feels optimistic that he’ll be able to get through this, but he still has a ways to go.

    Spinks captured a gold medal in the 1976 in the light heavyweight division. He turned pro in 1977, and defeated WBA/WBC heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali in beating him by a 15 round split decision in February 1978. In their rematch in September of 1978, Spinks was beaten by a 15 round unanimous decision.

    Read more http://www.boxingnews24.com/2014/10/...-hospitalized/
    by Published on 10-13-2014 07:58 AM  Number of Views: 9 

    The show opens with a video package hyping Bound for Glory as an event, and especially the fact that it’s happening in Japan. We get a look at some of the main feuds heading into tonight, including Storm and Sanada vs. The Great Muta and Taijiri.

    The arena is shown, and it looks pretty darn small, as Mike Tenay welcomes us to the show, and throws it to JB in the ring. JB welcomes us to the most famous arena in all of Japan, Korakuen Hall, and Bound for Glory. JB introduces the first match as Wrestle-1 vs. TNA action.

    Manik is the first man to make his way out to the ring to a smattering of cheers from the crowd.

    Minoru Tanaka is out next and he gets a nice pop from the fans in attendance.

    JB does formal ring introductions for both men, which wouldn’t be noteworthy if it weren’t the first match on the card.

    Singles Match
    Manik vs. Minoru Tanaka

    The bell rings and Tanaka and Manik begin circling each other and looking out toward the crowd. We get a lock up and a bit of chain wrestling, trading holds until Manik slides into an arm lock. Tanaka fights out of it and hits a beautiful dropkick that sends Manik to the mat.

    Tanaka hits a spinning back kick. Manik ties himself up in the ropes and baits Tanaka into jumping to the outside. Manik misses a dive over the top ropes, but he slides under the ring before Tanaka can dive to the outside. Manik slides out of the other side of the ring and hits a neckbreaker on a confused Tanaka. Manik mounts Tanaka and hits him with a series of rights before bringing him to his feet and into the corner. Manik hits a couple of rights before connecting with a snap mare and kick to the back for two.

    Manik locks in a modified rear chin lock, trapping Tanaka’s arm for a bit before simply just tearing at his face. Manik stomps on Tanaka’s face, then picks him up to his feet suplexing him right to his back. Manik hits a belly to back suplex that’s good for another two count.

    Manik avoids a middle rope dropkick from Tanaka and hits a low dropkick to Tanaka’s face. Manik hits a kick to the gut and avoids another dropkick from Tanaka, but the third time’s the charm as Tanaka connects with a dropkick. Tanaka takes Manik into the corner, and is whipped across the ring. He hits a missile dropkick from the second rope for a two count on Manik.

    Tanaka suplexes Manik, then drops a nasty knee across his forehead for two. Tanaka picks Manik up to his feet and kicks at his leg, but falls victim to a dropkick from Manik that sends him to the apron. Manik goes to dive through the ropes, only to run into a kick from Tanaka. Tanaka hits a moonsault from the middle turnbuckle out to the floor, wiping out Manik.

    Tanaka brings things back into the ring, hitting Manik with a dorearm and chop. Manik leaps to the apron and springboards into a dropkick. Manik shoulders Tanaka and drops him down into a sloppy kick to the side of the head for two. Manik slams Tanaka to the mat, then heads up to the top rope, going for a frog splash, and connecting with Tanaka’s knees. Tanaka rolls him up for two. Tanaka sends Manik into the corner, then seats him on the top rope. Tanaka stands on the top rope and hits a giant suplex/hip toss hybrid, getting another two count on Manik.

    Tanaka waits for Manik to stand and kicks him. Manik rolls Tanaka up for two. Manik and Tanaka jockey for position before Manik drops Tanaka on his head with a suplex for two. Manik brings Tanaka up to his feet and hits a double underhook into knees to the chest on Tanaka, getting yet another two count.

    Manik hits Tanaka with repeated forearms and blocks a kick, but runs right into another kick to the side of the head from Tanaka. Tanaka locks in the arm bar, and Manik is forced to tap out.

    Winner: Minoru Tanaka

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