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Alex Greenfield On WWE Network, Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena, Fighting with Vince McMahon

Former WWE lead writer Alex Greenfield joins the podcast today to talk about the numbers released today regarding the WWE Network, what the next step could be for the Network including pricing tiers, working for WWE when there are cuts happening, what he thinks is happening with TNA Wrestling, social media on wrestling especially when it comes to storylines and ...

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There’s No Need to Panic Over WWE Television Deal Yet

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WWE has experienced a tumultuous week in business. The company announced a television deal was coming, only to see said television deal come in lower than what analysts expected, thus leading to a dramatic stock drop, and now a forthcoming investigation. Whew. This was enough for many commentators to sound the warning bell. With the WWE Network falling below subscription ...

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WWE Network Review: Does Vince McMahon’s Latest Gamble Pay Off?

  Last Monday, after weeks of hype and promotion, and literal years of speculation, WWE unveiled the newest iteration of pay-tv sports-entertainment. There were a few issues out the gate. Fans lashed out on Twitter. Even by Thursday, major problems still kept cropping up at inopportune times. But this was a new streaming revolution, and as such, growing pains were ...

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Forget Hipster Wrestling, This is Something Much Bigger

(note: This is a response to David Shoemaker’s Hipster Wrestling column published in July 2013) When it comes to professional wrestling, perspective changes everything. For example: Daniel Bryan wasn’t seen as a bona fide superstar. Until he was. And then, when he was saddled with a gimmick so bad that everybody thought it might spell the end of his main-event career, ...

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WWE Network is Coming, WWE TLC 2013, Slammys and AJ Styles Possibly Done with TNA Wrestling

The Flagship is back as Brian, Steve and Michael first get into a heated discussion about our college teams and Steve finally pays up on a bet. Then the guys talk about some promotions within the WWE which are leading to the impending launch of the WWE Network, how exactly the network could work and the many possibilities, Triple H ...

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David Shoemaker On His Book ‘The Squared Circle’, Survivor Series and the Future of WWE

David Shoemaker of Grantland.com talks about his new book “The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling” (which you can get on Amazon.com), how the mainstream press looks at wrestling, changes in wrestling over the years, why the WWE is still so reliant on big guys, this weekend’s Survivor Series PPV, the future of the WWE, Triple H in his current ...

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Between The Ropes Video: WWE Financials, WWE Network, TNA for Sale – October 31, 2013

Brian and Michael (no Steve?!) talk about the WWE financials report for the third quarter, the pay-per-view numbers being down, the impending new broadcast fees for WWE TV and how big this for the company, the WWE Network which is expected to start in early 2014, the importance of John Cena, TNA being for sale, Hulk Hogan’s status and more. ...

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