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Is World Wrestling Entertainment Fake?

Quora | Posted April 30, 2012

This question originally appeared on Quora.

By an anonymous user of Quora

Things that are predetermined or fake:

The match duration, main moves, finishing moves and outcome are predetermined. The major events of a match are planned and discussed beforehand, and so is the...

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted April 30, 2012

My partner, an organist for a suburban Episcopal church, needed to practice the organ for Sunday's service, so I had an hour to kill after a long, tiring day of five meetings in every corner of midtown Manhattan. I decided to pop into a local bar to have a glass...

Jonathan Littman

Dwain Chambers' Olympic Victory

Jonathan Littman | Posted May 1, 2012

Dwain Chambers, the controversial sprinter who once broke the rules by taking the same drug that prosecutors claimed helped Barry Bonds slam homers, has struck a mighty blow for fairness.

The British Olympic Association, which has carried on a long, vindictive battle to enforce a lifetime Olympic ban against...

Rick McDaniel

The 10 Most Inspiring Comebacks

Rick McDaniel | Posted April 30, 2012

Comebacks are possible; in fact, they happen all the time. Yet, if you have had a setback, a comeback may seem impossible to you. Life is full of setbacks, no matter who you are. Financial problems, health issues, divorce, loss of a loved one -- these and many more visit...

Paul Szep

The Daily Szep -- Jason Dufner Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted April 30, 2012

Jordan Schultz

Derrick Rose-Less Bulls Must Now Turn to Defensive Blueprint

Jordan Schultz | Posted April 30, 2012

Derrick Rose's season-ending torn ACL is in many ways representative of Chicago's year on the whole. The Bulls -- owners of the NBA's best regular-season record, along with San Antonio -- have dealt with injuries to Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, Richard Hamilton, Joakim Noah and Rose's groin over this truncated...

Len Berman

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted April 30, 2012

Happy Monday everyone, here's my Top 5 for April 30, 2012 from Len Berman at

1. Quick Hits

  • A tough blow for the Chicago Bulls and the NBA. Derrick Rose tore his left ACL in the Bulls Saturday win over Philadelphia. Rose is obviously...
Sharief Easterling

No Justice For Metta World Peace

Sharief Easterling | Posted April 30, 2012

Rodman, Oakley, Laimbeer, Artest, NBA players you do not mess with. This is common knowledge to NBA fans and especially to the players. The elbow from Metta World Peace to the head of James Harden was brutal to say the least but blame can not be fully placed on Artest....

Kirsten West Savali

Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson: Why Mainstream Media Traps Them In"The Hood"

Kirsten West Savali | Posted April 30, 2012

On the surface, Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson have nothing in common -- besides sharing melanin content. Still, with the former growing up in the notorious Queensbridge Houses in Queens, New York and the latter growing up in the war zone of Southside Chicago, the media is approaching both of...

Kenneth L. Shropshire

The Meaning of Clemens II

Kenneth L. Shropshire | Posted April 30, 2012

The sad case of Roger Clemens has once again been placed before us. Part of our regret in revisiting the case is a combination of the little that we stand to gain by spending our tax dollars on this matter and the misreading by many of what the action is...