Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

ARCHIVE 4/19/08: Magazine Article About Wrestling Deaths

Published May 14th, 2009, Uncategorized

The April issue of Autograph magazine, a publication aimed at memorabilia collectors, has an article by Jake Butikas about deaths in pro wrestling in 2007.

ARCHIVE 4/14/08: Author Muchnick Interviewed on KRLD 1080 in Dallas

Published May 14th, 2009, Uncategorized

Author Irvin Muchnick was interviewed Monday by Chris Schneider, sports director of KRLD-AM 1080, for a segment that will be broadcast later this week on “KRLD Sports Central,” which airs nightly from 7 to 9 p.m.

ARCHIVE 4/11/08: WWE Spent at Least $260,000 Lobbying on Capitol Hill in 2007

Published May 14th, 2009, Uncategorized

The Center for Responsive Politics’ lobbying database now has complete information based on required filings for 2007. It shows that World Wrestling Entertainment spent at least $260,000 on lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill last year via its outside law firm, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis.

ARCHIVE 4/11/08: ‘WWE Steps Up to the Plate’ on Concussions

Published May 14th, 2009, Uncategorized

Chris Nowinski has heard from anonymous professional wrestlers in World Wrestling Entertainment that WWE management has instituted a concussion management program.

ARCHIVE 4/11/08: Chavo Guerrero and Scott James: Why What They Could Be Hiding About Benoit Matters

Published May 14th, 2009, Uncategorized

As a journalist examining the who-what-where-when-how-why of the Chris Benoit case, I understand the human factor. I also understand the value of discretion. There are witnesses I’ve backed off from when they made it clear they didn’t want to talk further about that horrible weekend in Georgia, and when I knew that persistence could pay off only in compounded grief.