Tag Archives: Kane

Questions About The NWO: Who? When?

The Ledger – February 1, 2002
By Matt Tracker/Gregory Dickens

The WWF continues its run of no-nonsense serial drama, and why not – wrestling is a TV entity nowadays.  As much as people may decry the label of “male soap opera,” let’s be frank, it is just that.

Vince McMahon, Victor Numan.  They ain’t that different.  They’re the same type of characters: super-rich, dressed to the nines, larger-than-life and wielding significant power.  And, of course, both overact like you wouldn’t believe. Continue reading

Pro Wrestling Takes Bite Out Of ABC

Ocala Star-Banner – January 17, 1999
By Richard Burton

For those of you who need more proof of how well pro wrestling has caught on, just look at the bite it took into Monday Night Football’s viewership this past year.

Thanks to the 9.2 million viewers who watched Nitro and Raw on Monday nights during the fourth quarter of 1998, Monday Night Football had to endure the lowest ratings in its 29-year history. Continue reading

WWF Is Kids’ Main Event

Boston Globe – July 17, 2001
By David Arnold

The arms and legs of the 9-year-old were all motion outside the FleetCenter ticket window yesterday, a mix of ballet leap and infantry charge as he imitated the infamous leg drop of the mighty Matt Hardy. Continue reading

Mike Tyson Grappling With His Demons

Boston Globe – March 30, 1998
By Ron Borges

Mike Tyson was introduced last night as “the baddest man on the planet” when he made his entrance into WrestleMania XIV. That might be true, if you don’t include Atlanta. Continue reading