| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman said he has talked to WWE CEO Vince McMahon about the possibility of joining the WWE, according to the New York Daily News. "I'm a huge, huge wrestling fan. I've had talks with Mr. (Vince) McMahon not only recently...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Syfy Channel has pinned a deal for "Smackdown."World Wrestling Entertainment Inc's "Smackdown," which for years was a mainstay on the UPN and CW networks before moving to News Corp.'s My Network TV, is now headed to NBC Universal's Syfy Channel,......
| Mar 18, 2010
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon grew wealthy presiding over a wrestling empire once known for its lingerie-clad divas, sexually charged trash talk, cartoony violence between men with impossibly large muscles and, occasionally, kicks to...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 1:57 PM
World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon has extended an invitation to First Lady Michelle Obama, who is visiting Connecticut Monday.
"Given President Obama's previous appearance on 'Monday Night Raw', and WWE's dedication to giving back to the...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Darren Rovell is CNBC's Sports Business Reporter. He is responsible for both analyzing and reporting on the sports business world on all of CNBC's programming including "Squawk Box," "Power Lunch" and "Street Signs." He is also author of the "Sports Biz"...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 3:09 PM
The wrestlers heading to The Maryland Theatre's first-ever wrestling match want to body slam their way into the crowd's hearts.
And if ticket sales are any indication, it might be love at first smack.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, better known as TNA...
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...
| Jun 16, 2011
In the latest sign of Hollywood's accelerated efforts to expand its presence in the fast-growing Chinese market, Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced plans to offer its movies via cable television there, the first such venture by a major studio....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 5:52 AM
WWE superstar John Cena said Friday that he believes his championship match with Chicago-area native CM Punk at the Allstate Arena July 17 is still on even though Punk was suspended earlier this week.
The match, part of the Money in the Bank Pay Per...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:20 PM
John Cena loves Chicago — even if the feeling isn’t exactly mutual.
The eight-time WWE Champion and two-time World Heavyweight Champion made his debut at the Allstate Arena in 2002 and headlined Wrestlemania in the same venue four years...
| Aug 21, 2011
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