University Of Washington Comes Under Fire For Controversial Cheerleader Tryouts Flyer

(PCM) The University of Washington is receiving a ton of backlash after they posted quite the controversial cheerleader tryouts flyer on their Facebook page. Many are finding the flyer, which has since been removed to be quite offensive and non-inclusive to people various ethnicity.

The flyer features a scantily clad thin, blonde, white woman accompanied by a list of do’s and don’ts for having a successful cheerleader and dance team tryout. Some of those do’s and don’t include make-up tips such as “Do have a bronze, beachy glow” and “Do wear false eye lashes” and “Don’t have nude lips” or “Don’t have dark smokey eyes”.  They also feature hair tips such as “Do wear your hair straight or curled” and “Don’t have a ponytail or trendy colors”!


The director of programming for the UW student government, Jazmine Perez,  is dumbfounded by the flyers saying “I can’t believe this is real. One of the first things that comes mind is objectification and idealization of Western beauty, which are values I would like to believe the University doesn’t want to perpetuate. As a student of color who looks nothing like the student in the poster, this feels very exclusive.”

Many feel that students who participate in other sports team do not have to adhere to the same physical/appearance standards. Once the internet began to fire up about the post it was immediately taken down and university officials commented  “that some of the details and descriptions provided were inconsistent with the values of the UW spirit program and department of athletics.”

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WWE Gets Ready To Go Into ‘Payback’


(PCM) The WWE universe is gearing up for Payback. The annual WWE show after WrestleMania will take place on Sunday May 1st, in Chicago at the Allstate Arena. The show is looking interesting and is a far cry from last year’s show. There are a lot of new faces and a lot of new feuds. These new feuds stem from two things: the first is of course payback from the recent WrestleMania and the second is, due to the fact that there is a new man running the show. (No not really. Vince still runs the show, but hey, we can think that way.) Shane McMahon might have lost his match against the Undertaker at WrestleMania, but he has been running the WWE since the following Monday night when his dad handed him the reigns. WWE never ceases to amaze me as a fan. They might have their ups and downs, but they are an entertaining brand. The current path WWE is on is giving a lot of newer talent TV time, which gives the viewer the feeling of mixing the old with a lot of the new.

The matches for the show which has been announced so far are as follows: Charlotte VS Natalya for the WWE’S Women’s Championship. This should be a very good technical match. And the thing I’m looking forward to see the most is the return of Bret the “Hitman Hart”, who will be in Natalya’s corner. This will be the first time we have seen Bret since he announced his battle with cancer a few months ago. Ric Flair will obviously be in Charlotte’s corner as he has been during all her recent matches.

Dean Ambrose Vs Chris Jericho: Stemming from Dean Ambrose’s overtaking of Jericho’s, “The Highlight Reel” into what Dean Ambrose turned into “Ambrose Asylum.” Jericho always playing the overzealous type wants to see who is the best. We shall see the outcome of this one.

The Miz with Maryse by his side Vs Cesaro: The Intercontinental Champion, The Miz will defend his title against Cesaro. The King of the Swings is returning after a shoulder injury to try to take on The Miz to make the championship something to be talked about.

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns Vs AJ Styles: After winning the title at WrestleMania against HHH, Reigns is looking forward to meeting his first major challenge. Reigns will meet that challenge in the No 1 contender AJ Styles. AJ won the chance to meet the champion at Payback after competing in a hell of a match on Raw in a Fatal Four Way match. AJ is hot off the heels of a having a great feud with Chris Jericho. Should be a good match.

Sami Zayn Vs Kevin Owen’s: These two are amazing in the ring. Their passion for old school brawling and wrestling comes off so well. The spot at this past WrestleMania where Sami hits that move on the ladder leaving Owens unconscious still in my mind. Should probably be the match of the night in my opinion.

Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady Vs The Vaudevillains: This match will be for the WWE Tag Team No. 1 Contenders Tournament Final. Set up by Shane Mcmahon to bring in the more under card guys up to the mainstream level.

WWE Legend Chyna Dead At Age 46


(PCM) We are deeply saddened to report that WWE Legend Chyna (real name: Joanie Laurer) was discovered dead in her California home at the age of 46. While, Chyna’s official cause of death is being reported as unknown at this time, several sources are speculating that she may have died from a suspected drug overdose.

Chyna’s body was discovered in the bedroom of her Redondo Beach apartment after she was not seen or heard from in a few days and a friend became worried. When the friend entered the house to check on her, she was found unresponsive in the bedroom and the friend then immediately contacted the authorities.

According to, several prescription pill bottles were discovered in the home, however sources claim no illegal drugs were found. Chyna has had a storied history with drug abuse in the past which led to the initial suspicion that drugs were in some way involved in her tragic passing. The local authorities claim there are no signs of foul play.

A statement posted to Chyna’s official Twitter account reads “It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero.”

Chyna made history during her time working with the WWE, as she teamed up with Triple H to become on of the first members of D-Generation X and she also happened to be the very first woman wrestler to enter the Royal Rumble.

Once she had left the WWE, Chyna went onto to famously pose for Playboy and also appeared on the VH1 celeb-reality series “The Surreal Life”. Chyna also released several adult pornography films over the past few years as well. More recently she had been living in Japan teaching English before returning to the States. Below is one of the last videos posted to her YouTube page on 4/17, where she certainly appears to be a bit out of sorts.

Our sincere condolences go out to Chyna’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.

Wrestlemania 32 Results Breakdown


(PCM)  WWE presented the show of all shows for the highly anticipated WrestleMania 32. Fans have been looking forward to this show for months. Many people who don’t even keep up with the current WWE product, tune in to watch WrestleMania, because well it’s WrestleMania of course. Last night’s show was the longest show’s I have seen WWE put on in quite awhile, it began around 5pm and didn’t end until midnight. The show was long but good. The broadcast was live from the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. WrestleMania 32 broke an all- time attendance record for a WWE event. There were 101,763 fans live in attendance to watch the show.

Kalisto Vs Ryback for the WWE US TITLE: Ryback has been playing the role of the bully the past couple weeks. Kalisto and Ryback go back and forth. The ending came when Kalisto counters with a big DDT and goes on for a close 2 count. Kalisto with kicks while Ryback is on his knees. Ryback misses a clothesline and takes a corkscrew for a 2 count. Kalisto with more kicks. Ryback powers up and slams Kalisto with a spinebuster. A turnbuckle gets exposed as Kalisto hangs onto it as Ryback drags him out of the corner. Kalisto ends up hitting Salida del Sol into the exposed turnbuckle for the pin

Lana, Naomi, Tamina Snuka, Emma and Summer Rae vs. Eva Marie, Brie Bella, Alicia Fox, Paige and Natalya: The divas battle back and forth. A lot of back and forth action. Every diva getting their chance to shine. In the end the team of The Total Divas wins. After the match former Woman’s Champion Lita stands in the ring and debuts a new Woman’s Championship Belt which looks a lot better than the Diva’s belt.

The Usos Vs The Dudley Boyz.: Quick match back and forth. The end came when The Dudleyz turn around and hit the “what’s up” headbutt. Bubba actually calls for the tables and fans pop. The Usos drop them with superkicks. The Dudleyz take back control. They wait for a 3D but The Usos take them out with more superkicks and cover D-Von for the pin. The Usos win the match. After the match the Dudley’s attack the Usos knocking them down. The Dudley Boyz then get what they have been swearing off for the past weeks, and get the tables. They set up the tables un the middle of the ring. Before the Dudley’s can take advantage The Usos come back and lay the Dudley’s out and the put them on the tables. The Usos drive the Dudley’s through the tables with Superfly splashes. The Usos celebrate and then we go to the official opening of WrestleMania 32.

Lillian Garcia introduces pop group Fifth Harmony and they sing America the Beautiful.

Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Title: Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz vs. Sami Zayn vs. Stardust vs. Sin Cara vs. Zack Ryder vs. Kevin Owens: As the bell rings everyone scrambles for a ladder around the ring. A lot of great spots in this match. Sami Zayn hits a move on Kevin Owens on the ladder that is worth watching over and over again. The winner and new IC Champion is Zack Ryder. Ryder deserves this belt and moment. WHOO WHOO WHOO.

Chis Jericho Vs AJ Styles: Decent match. They looked winded the finish came when They get up and trade shots in the middle of the ring. Styles drops Jericho. Styles charges with a running forearm but runs into boots. Jericho goes for the Lionsault but Styles gets his knees up. Styles goes to the apron and springboards in with a 450 for a close 2 count. AJ keeps control and goes back to the apron. He gets the crowd riled up and on their feet. Jericho gets up and Styles springboards in with the forearm but Jericho catches him in a Codebreaker for the win.
The New Day Vs The League of Nations: Cool entrance with a big box of Booty O’s cereal on the entrance way. The box tips over and The New Day appear and make their way down to the ring. A lot of back and forth action with The League of Nations getting the upper hand for the win. After the match Shawn Michael’s. Cactus Jack, and Stone Cold Steve Austin all come down to the ring. The three icons from the past take turns hitting their finishers on all the members of The League of Nations. Xavier Woods makes his way into the ring and tries to get Stone Cold to dance. HBK and Cactus dance a little with The New Day. For a moment it looks like the Texas Rattlesnake is going to give in, but Austin ends up stunning Woods. Austin, Cactus, and Michael’s share a beer to end the segment.

No Holds Barred Street Fight: Brock Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose: Very fast paced match. I wish the match was longer. The Lunatic Fringe and The Beast go back and forth taking equal punishment. A lot of kendo stick shots and Lesner takes Ambrose to Suplex City many time. There was a fan in the crowd that every time Lesner hit a suplex the fan would hold up a sign to go with the number of suplex’s. In the end Lesner gets the win after hitting an F5 on Ambrose onto a pile of chairs.

Triple Threat for the WWE Women’s Title: Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte: Hands down one of the best matches of the night. Snoop Dogg comes out and raps when Sasha Banks comes out. Great technical match and high spots. Worth watching over and over again. The ending came when Charlotte sends Becky into the ring post. She goes to powerbomb Sasha but Sasha counters and ends back up on her shoulders in an electric chair position. Becky takes them both down with a missile dropkick from the top. Becky with a close 2 count on Charlotte. Becky with the Dis-arm-Her on Charlotte for a big pop. Sasha breaks it and gets the Banks Statement on Becky.

Charlotte applies the Figure Four on Sasha and Becky goes to the floor. Sasha fights it and reveres the Figure Four. Charlotte bridges into the Figure Eight but Becky pulls Sasha from the floor and breaks the hold. Charlotte chops each opponent while all three are on their knee snow. Sasha and Becky unload and both hammer away on her. They end up getting to their feet and Charlotte spears Sasha. Becky takes Charlotte to the corner for thrusts. Becky takes Charlotte to the top but Charlotte fights her. Sasha comes over and pushes Becky to the mat. Sasha beats on Charlotte on the top. Becky kicks Sasha’s feet out and she’s hung upside down. Becky hits a big superplex on Charlotte. Sasha ends up hitting the Backstabber and Banks Statement on Becky again. Charlotte sends Sasha to the floor and fans boo. Charlotte applies the Figure Four and bridges it on Becky for the win.

The Hell in the Cell is lowered as we go into Hell in a Cell: Shane McMahon vs. The Undertaker: Like expected this match was very physical. They battled back and forth inside the Hell in the Cell. Somehow Undertaker plows Shane through the cage as they battle back and forth. Shane lays Undertaker out on the announce table after hitting him in the head with a monitor. Shane climbs the cage and jumps off. Insane spot. Undertaker moves out of the way. They battle a little bit more getting back in the ring and then Undertaker hits a Tombstone pile driver for the win.

Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Shaquille O’Neal, Baron Corbin, Mark Henry, Kane, Diamond Dallas Page, Jack Swagger, Tyler Breeze, Darren Young, Goldust, R-Truth, Heath Slater, Curtis Axel, Bo Dallas, Adam Rose, Tatanka, Fandango, Konnor, Viktor, Damien Sandow: The winner of the 3rd annual Battle Royal is NXT star Baron Corbin.

After the Battle Royal the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders come out and give a little performance and then the Rocks music hits. The Rock comes out to a huge pop and takes about ten minutes to get to the ring. He uses a flame thrower and sets some type of prop thing with his name on it on fire. The Rock finally gets to the ring and delivers a great promo bout tonight’s attendance record breaking all of the past records. The Wyatt’s music hits and they come down as the lights go down and fans all over the Stadium use lighters or their cell phones to light up the arena. Bray Wyatt and the Rock exchange banter. The Rock challenges one of the Wyatt’s to a fight. Eric Rowan Vs The Rock. The match last literally 6 seconds as Rock hits the Rock Bottom on Rowan. After the match the Wyatt’s surround the ring. John Cen’s music hits and he comes down for the save. The Rock and Cena clear the ring and then hug it out. They have come a long way, after facing each other in the past.

WWE World Heavyweight Title Match: Roman Reigns vs. Triple H: The main Event for Mania starts out with a great entrance by Triple H. Triple H is accompanied by his wife Stephanie who is all dressed up looking the part. Reigns comes out and gets booed out of the building. Reigns is really not connecting with fans and its evident as he makes his way down to the ring. The two men fight for what seems like the longest match ever. The match is very physical and back and forth. The ending comes when Reigns charges but Triple H moves and Reigns takes Stephanie out with a spear. The fans go wild. Triple H grabs Reigns for a Pedigree and a close 2 count.

Stephanie goes to the floor. She looks hurt. Triple H and Reign trade shots now. Triple H with the jawbreaker. Reigns with a Superman punch. Reigns hypes himself up and goes for another spear but Triple H nails a running knee to the face. Triple H puts an arm over Reigns for a close 2 count. Triple H signals for Stephanie to hand him something. She gets the sledgehammer from under the ring and hands it to him. Triple H turns around to a Superman punch and another. Reigns runs the ropes, ducks a sledgehammer shot and nails a spear for the win.

Overall a solid and good historic show. I can’t wait for next year!

Going Into Wrestlemania 32: The Latest News


We are less than a week away from the biggest show of the year: WrestleMania. The annual show will be going into it’s 32nd year. It will be broadcast live on the WWE Network. If you don’t have the WWE Network you can call your local cable provider for more information on how order. The following is the latest news and matches announced for the show.

The 2016 WWE Hall of Fame: Snoop Dog has been added to the Hall of Fame. He will be added to the Celebrity Wing of the Hall of Fame the night before WrestleMania. The other inductees into the Class of 2016 are as follows: The Icon Sting, The Godfather, Stan Hansen, The Fabulous Free bird’s, The Big Bossman, and Jacqueline. It was also announced earlier today that Joan Lunden will receive the 2016 Warrior Award. Joan Lunden is an award winning journalist and cancer survivor. The Warrior Award will be given to her at the Hall of Fame Ceremony live on the WWE Network at 8 ET/5 PT.

The following matches will be taking place at WrestleMania: Roman Reign’s Vs Triple H for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

  • The Undertaker Vs Shane Mcmahon in a Hell in Cell Match. If Shane wins he gets control of RAW.
  •  Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
  • Brock Lesner Vs Dean Ambrose in a street fight.
  • The New Day Vs The League of Nations for the Tag Titles.
  • Charlotte Vs Sasha Banks Vs Becky Lynch
  • Kalisto Vs Ryback for the US Title
  • The Usos Vs The Dudley’s
  • Kevin Owens defends the IC Title in a Ladder Match against six other’s
  • Aj Styles Vs Chris Jericho

WWE 2016 Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony


(PCM) WWE’S 2016 Hall of Fame Ceremony is almost upon us. The annual event takes place the night before the biggest show of the year, WrestleMania. The following is a list of WWE superstars past and present who deserve there spot in the Hall of Fame. I’m still wishing the Spanish announce table gets inducted, but I don’t induct anyone. I just write the stories. The Hall of Fame Ceremony will air on the WWE Network on April 2, 2016. The following is a list of inductees as of this writing.

Stan Hansen: Hansen has been one of the most recognized brawlers in professional wrestling history. Hansen began his career in 1973 and wrestled all the way up to 2001. Some of Stan Hansen’s greatest feud’s included Andre the Giant, Bob Backlund, and Bruno Sammartino. Hansen actually broke Sammartino’s neck in 1976. Hansen appeared in many promotions including WWWF, WWF, AWA, and across sea’s in Japan in All Japan and New Japan Pro. He was one of the stiffest workers known in Japan.

The Big Boss Man: A former prison guard The Big Boss Man, Ray Traylor. Rose to fame in the WWF and WCW. Big Boss Man held the WWF World Tag Team Championship. And the WWF Hardcore Championship four times.

The Fabulous Freebirds: Comprised of Michael “ P.S.” Hayes, Terry “ Bam Bam” Gordy and Buddy “Jack” Roberts ushered in the 80s with their rock and roll lifestyle. They have held various championship titles in their legendary career.

Jacqueline: Starting her career in the early 90S a Dallas native Jacqueline started competing in the USWA. It was her time in WCW that she got national attention when she would compete against male and females. She was the first African American woman to win the WWF Woman’s Championship in 1998.

Sting: The icon Sting will be inducted by none than Ric Flair. Flair has always said” to be the man you have to beat the man.” Well these two are no strangers to each other as they have had many battles in the squared circle. Sting has been in the wrestling business for a very longtime. He’s long stint in WCW made him a house hold name. He is one of the greatest technical wrestlers of his era and the depth of his character has never changed.

The Godfather: Helping the attitude era break the edge comes The Godfather. The Conductor will be bringing the Ho Train to the Hall of Fame.

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