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Wrestling is great because it is ‘fake’—not in spite of it

Chris Jericho (AEW)

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

May 9, 2020

If you could not tell from the now-annual WrestleMania prediction series or the short-lived WWE weekly show reviews that have been peppered into our site’s sports page for the past few years, the fellas here at The Seahawk are way into professional wrestling. Because of the negative-leaning nature of the opinion secti...

WrestleMania 36 start times, match card and predictions

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

April 4, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19's worldwide outbreak in the last month, WWE was unsure of whether or not WrestleMania 36 would even take place. Unlike the rest of the sports world, which has essentially shut down in recent weeks, WrestleMania is still scheduled to go on. That said, the venue and certain matc...

Resurgence of the XFL: How the league looks after week one

NY Guardians wide receiver Mekale McKay dives for a pass as Tampa Bay Vipers cornerback Shelton Lewis trails during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 9, 2020. Joe Hermitt |

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The Xtreme Football League (XFL) is nothing new to sports fans. The professional American football league was originally a joint venture between the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) and NBC, and made its debut back in 2001.   The hype surrounding the debut of the XFL nearly 20 years ago was u...

The line is fine between ignorance and racism – but the line exists

WWE's Randy Orton, right, hits Seth Rollins during WrestleMania at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2019

Editor's Note: The following article repeatedly refers to the usage of racial slurs. While the writer does not insert the terms into the article itself, links contained within this article may feature uncensored usage of these hateful remarks. WWE superstar Randy Orton said the “N-word.” It is an indisputab...

WWE RAW and Smackdown Live results and recap (April 15-16, 2019)

WWE RAW and Smackdown Live results and recap (April 15-16, 2019)

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

For the second week in a row, both RAW and Smackdown Live were held in the same city and venue, as WWE’s annual Superstar Shake-up took over the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. With any superstar on RAW, Smackdown, 205 Live or NXT eligible to switch shows, it set up two very exciting and dramatic...

WWE RAW and Smackdown Live results and recap (April 8-9, 2019)

WWE RAW and Smackdown Live results and recap (April 8-9, 2019)

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Editor's Note: Welcome to the first edition of a weekly segment in which The Seahawk sports staff will be recapping the week's episodes of Monday Night RAW and Smackdown Live. For any professional wrestling lovers out there, this will be the series for you. This week, both RAW and Smackdown culmin...

WrestleMania 35: Previews, start times, predictions

WWE Smackdown Live at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on Nov. 14, 2017.

Noah Powers, Brian Carpenter, and Darius Melton

April 5, 2019

Any professional wrestling fan knows that spring means one thing — WrestleMania season. As we near the end of the Road to WrestleMania, WWE is set to hold its 35th “Showcase of Immortals” this Sunday, April 7 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The kickoff show goes live on W...

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