Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Your Midweek Links: She's Hardcore! She's Hardcore!

Photo Credit: Scott Finkelstein
It's hump day, so here are some links to get you through the rest of the week:

Wrestling Links:

- Women's Wrestling Weekly: Searching for the Innovators of Violence [With Spandex]

- The Heart Is RAW: I want to see AJ Lee as WWE World Champion [International Object]

- The Best and Worst of RAW: The Incarceration of Paul Heyman by the Coward John Cena [With Spandex]

- More matches from the mid-20th century [Ringbelles]

- NXT Takeover 2: Fatal Fourway [International Object]

- Canadian wrestler banned from entering the United States for five years [Ringbelles]

- The Rock talked about how real his WrestleMania feud with John Cena was [With Spandex]

- WWE Superstars tell us about their favorite things [SB Nation]

- The Best and Worst of Impact Wrestling: I Swiped Left on Crazzy Steve [With Spandex]

- Will TNA ever get over? [Grantland]

Non-Wrestling Links:

- Roger Goodell failed, just like he was supposed to [SB Nation]

- Ray Rice is an outlier; most abusers play on [NY Times]

- A culture of apathy: Professional sports and domestic violence [Groupthink]

- Hey Roger, get the fuck out [Deadspin]

- Roger Goodell is a domestic violence enabler who must be stopped [Sidespin]

- Sports and domestic violence [And the Valley Shook]

- The NFL has a power problem [SB Nation]

- Why do people hit their kids? [The Concourse]

- Will the elite NFL media still be stooges after the Ray Rice fiasco? [Deadspin]

- Don't feel bad about watching the NFL [Sports on Earth]

- Sportsflicks: The Last Boy Scout, which is almost a documentary [The Classical]

- Florida vs. Kentucky: Gators fan fails miserably with Jameis Winston "scrong" sign [Alligator Army]

- Monday Morning Jerkface, Week Two [The Footbawl Blog]

- La Jaguarina, Queen of the Sword [Rejected Princesses]

- Groundskeeper Willie takes a moment to discuss Scottish independence [Warming Glow]

- What is Scotland? An American guide to independence [Gawker]

- Dear brands, stop remembering 9/11 [The Verge]

- So what exactly is a road diet? [City Lab]

- Do you want to see an angry mob throw a politician into the trash? Of course you do. [UPROXX]

- The 12 greatest things in hockey video game history [Puck Daddy]

- Coke is bringing Surge back, but what about these other classic drinks? [UPROXX]

- How to make a baked egg, yes, goddammit, a baked egg [Foodspin]

- Throw everything out [Domesticity]

- Five ways to make a midseason NBA tournament a huge success [Liberty Ballers]

- 2014 Fall Movie Guide [Film Drunk]

- Seriously random facts about the six people who've played Rusty Griswold [Pajiba]

- The greatest black women in comics who aren't Storm [io9]

- Do violent video games actually reduce real world crime? [Polygon]