2019 WWE Draft Grades

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The WWE Draft has come and gone and we here at Flagged Sports have had time to digest the spectacle. What was a cool idea turned into some silliness as both the FOX and USA Network draft/war rooms were a cheese-fest. But hey, it’s sports entertainment and what mattered most is who went where. FOX definitely got the star power.  … Continue reading 2019 WWE Draft Grades

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It Is Time For The Undertaker To Rest In Peace

Father Time waits for no man. Or Phenom, for that matter. Sunday night at Extreme Rules, The Undertaker returns to WWE pay-per-view, teaming with Roman Reigns to battle Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre in what is little more than a desperate grab for WWE Network subscriptions and television ratings. Beyond the transparency, though, is a Superstar whose reputation as one of the greatest icons to … Continue reading It Is Time For The Undertaker To Rest In Peace

Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff Named Executive Directors of WWE RAW and Smackdown

Via Sports Illustrated WWE has named Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff as Executive Directors. Heyman is set to become Executive Director of Monday Night Raw, while Bischoff will fill the same role for SmackDown Live. Both will report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. The two positions are full-time executive roles, with no plans at the current time for this to be introduced as part … Continue reading Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff Named Executive Directors of WWE RAW and Smackdown

The Quality of a Champion’s Reign is Reflected in the Strength of their Competition

By Erik Beaston | On Twitter @ErikBeaston Unfortunately for Seth Rollins, The Beastslayer’s run as WWE Universal Champion has been adversely affected by the lack of quality contenders up and down the Raw card. So weak is the depth on the show that management has thrown out the rules of its own brand extension and introduced a wildcard rule designed to bring more starpower to … Continue reading The Quality of a Champion’s Reign is Reflected in the Strength of their Competition

Vince Russo: “You’re Being Worked. No Question WWE & AEW Are in Bed Together”

Former WWE Head Writer Vince Russo believes that we’re all being worked and that there is no way WWE and AEW are not working together. Russo used the WWE/ECW relationship from the 1990s as evidence for his claim. Years ago, Paul Heyman and his brand of ECW wrestlers would trash WWE and Vince McMahon on TV/PPVs while in all actuality Vince was actually helping fund … Continue reading Vince Russo: “You’re Being Worked. No Question WWE & AEW Are in Bed Together”