Elliott takes giant leap needed to lift Cowboys past Eagles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott took one giant leap that may have saved Dallas' season.
But it was Elliott's go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that helped the Cowboys finally hurdle the Super Bowl champs.
Don't worry. Ric Flair still believes in LeBron and the Cavaliers
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cavaliers fans need not worry. The Nature Boy still believes in LeBron James.
TMZ recently caught up with wrestling legend Ric Flair, a self-proclaimed Cavs/LeBron fan, and asked him about the Cavs' blowout loss to the Indiana Pacers during Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs.
HBO's latest sports documentary — "Andre The Giant" — examines the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history.
From hbo.com: "The ambitious, wide-ranging film explores Andre's upbringing in France, his celebrated WWE career and his forays into the entertainment world. It includes interviews with Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner, family members and more."
WWE Raw 25th Anniversary: 7 things we want to see
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The excitement for WWE's Raw 25th Anniversary show tonight feels like that of a pay-per-view.
That's because some of the biggest names in WWE history are set to return for the huge event, which will take place at both Barclays Center and Manhattan Center (where Raw was originally filmed several years ago) in New York City.
Hulk Homebody: Hogan sits on the bench for WWE All-Star bash
Hulk Hogan is set to be a homebody for WWE's All-Star bash.
Banished in disgrace nearly three years ago from the wrestling organization, the Hulkster is holding out hope for a reunion this year with the sports entertainment giant. Hogan would love to bust out the red-and-yellow colors for the "Raw" 25th anniversary show on Monday and join fellow wrestling greats in celebration of WWE's longest-running show.
Legendary professional wrestler Ric Flair has revealed that he is rooting for the University of Georgia in the College Football Championship Game.
In a YouTube video, the iconic "Nature Boy" informed his followers that he expects the Georgia Bulldogs to "whoop" the Alabama Crimson Tide when the two SEC teams meet on the gridiron in Atlanta on Monday.
Flair, who is buddies with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, said granted a pass to root for UGA for the college football final.
Former champion kickboxer behind bars again
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — On Nov. 10, 1984, Greenville resident Curtis "Cowboy" Crandall won the Men's Super Light Heavyweight Kickboxing Championship of the World at the Reno MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
He went to parties with celebrities like actor Burt Reynolds and wrestlers Dusty Rhodes and Ric Flair, and maybe could have had a career in movies.
Rams clinch 1st NFC West title since ’03, beat Titans 27-23
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams and first-year coach Sean McVay saved the real celebration for the locker room.
That's where McVay, the youngest coach in modern NFL history, channeled wrestler Ric Flair after the Rams clinched the franchise's first NFC West title since 2003 by beating the Tennessee Titans 27-23 on Sunday.
AJ Styles draws high praise from Paul Heyman; Rumble main event gets reset
Paul Heyman doesn’t throw around compliments lightly.
So when he recently said that AJ Styles was everything that Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart and Ric Flair were to their generation, it represented the highest of praise for one of the top performers in the wrestling industry.
Heyman, who has been a fixture in the profession for several decades and has been long regarded as one of the best minds in the business, is no slouch at evaluating talent.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Corgan reboots Nat’l Wrestling Alliance
Billy Corgan has a plan to resurrect an old favorite, a project tinged with nostalgia, yet firmly with an eye on sparking a new generation of fans.
Ah, yes, reuniting the classic Smashing Pumpkins lineup?
Not quite — at least, not this weekend.
Corgan is set to reboot the National Wrestling Alliance, founded in 1948 and the once proud stomping grounds of Ric Flair, Lou Thesz, Harley Race and other wrestling legends, injecting the forgotten company with a 21st century flavor.
Woo! Edina-raised Ric Flair spotlighted in ESPN’s ’30 for 30′ Tuesday night
Minnesota modesty doesnt seem to extend to our states wrestlers, including Edina-raised Ric Flair, who ruled the canvas between Verne Gagne and Jesse Ventura. Despite recent health scares, the retired superstar still oozes bravado in Nature Boy, a bittersweet new 30 For 30 documentary that reveals both Flairs showmanship and loneliness.
AP Interview: Up from deathbed, Flair set to style, profile
Ric Flair was on his deathbed. The Rolex-wearin', kiss-stealin', wheelin-dealin', limousine-ridin', jet-flyin', son of a gun was nothing but a 68-year-old man filled with failing organs and scant hope for survival. Flair never had a bodybuilder's physique, but down almost 45 pounds, his neck shriveled to the size of his wrist. His flamboyant robes yielded to hospital gowns over 10 chilling days on life support.
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- Star TribuneGophers defense is after the big prize — turnoversOctober 19, 2018