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LaBar: Lesnar exempt from WWE drug testing

WWE isn't punishing Brock Lesnar for two failed drug tests with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, and that makes sense. WWE said Lesnar is exempt from its ...

LaBar: WWE Battleground a big night before new era

WWE Battleground had the explosiveness needed for the final night of the WWE storylines — and roster gathered as one — before the brand extension ...

LaBar: Smart for WWE not to draft a lot of NXT stars

The WWE brand-extension draft is over, and to no surprise, there seems to be more focus on who wasn't drafted over who was. It was made ...

LaBar: Impact of Lesnar's possible doping violation

We learned on Friday that Brock Lesnar is potentially guilty of an anti-doping violation of U.S. Anti-Doping Agency testing which puts a lot of business ...

LaBar: Cruiserweight Classic is a success for WWE

The Cruiserweight Classic was the best representation to date of the potential the WWE Network has as the leading subscription service for sports entertainment and ...

LaBar: A Lesnar loss in WWE could be upon us

It's time for another round of questions submitted by readers via Twitter. @LesnarSupport: How do you see WWE booking the Lesnar-Orton match? I think it's ...

LaBar: Brock Lesnar is about to make history with UFC return

Just like that, Brock Lesnar is now in the main event fight for what UFC is hoping to be their biggest show ever in UFC ...

LaBar: WWE having 2 world titles is worrisome

I can't think of anything I'm more opposed to in pro wrestling than two world titles in an organization. There is a lot of excitement for ...

LaBar: Pittsburgh native is rising star in pro wrestling

Sam Adonis is a rising star in pro wrestling who has spent the past eight years under the radar. Growing up in Monroeville as Sam ...

LaBar: Reigns' suspension could be a blessing

Roman Reigns has been suspended for 30 days, and it could end up being the blessing his career needs. WWE announced Tuesday he has been suspended ...

LaBar: Money in the Bank makes big strides for future

After a slow and steady start to Money in the Bank, the show ended with a bang and some facts. Fact one being Dean Ambrose is ...

LaBar: Sunday's WWE event will be among the best

Money in the Bank has elevated itself to the four elite events for WWE. It has bumped Survivor Series and now is following WrestleMania, SummerSlam and ...

LaBar: Cena vs Styles is history in the making

John Cena versus AJ Styles is history taking place. In the decades past, there have been flag bearers of organization styles and eras in professional wrestling, ...

LaBar: Possible WWE matches for UFC stars?

I had Twitter followers send questions on WWE and pro wrestling topics. Here are some of the most interesting questions and my responses: @JCross1027: ...

LaBar: Brock Lesnar to fight for UFC in one-shot deal

Brock Lesnar is still under WWE contract but will have one fight for UFC on July 9. As Jim Ross would say, "business is about ...

Hulk Hogan makes Pittsburgh appearance 

Professional wrestling legend Hulk Hogan did a meet and greet Saturday at The Mall at Robinson. It was hosted by Total Sports Enterprises, a sports ...

LaBar: No wrong style of pro wrestling, just audience 

The responses to a recent match in Japan illustrate clashing that's at an all-time high among professional wrestling styles and audiences. Ricochet took on Will Ospreay ...

LaBar: WWE SmackDown going live is game changer

WWE SmackDown is going to be live every week starting in July, and it's about time. For the last 17 years, spanning 874 episodes, SmackDown always ...

LaBar: WWE Extreme Rules exceeds expectations

I'm traditionally pessimistic going into the WWE pay-per-view known as Extreme Rules, and the event Sunday night exceeded my low expectations. Having a night dubbed to ...

Penguins gain famous fan in ex-wrestler Michaels

The Penguins are two wins away from returning to the Stanley Cup Final and gained a famous fan while riding the power of the letters ...

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