June 11, 2009

Nancy Benoit’s Family Sues Dr. Astin

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Nancy Benoit’s parents, Maureen and Paul Toffoloni, have sued Dr. Phil Astin and “three unnamed drug distributors” for wrongful death. See […]
June 12, 2009

Coverage of Benoit Wrongful-Death Suit (at SLAM! Wrestling)

On Wednesday the family of Chris Benoit’s wife Nancy brought down the civil litigation hammer, filing a wrongful-death lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Newnan, Georgia, […]
June 12, 2009

Chris Benoit’s Diva Mistress Was Not Victoria

On her MySpace blog, TNA wrestler “Tara” (Lisa Marie Varon), formerly WWE diva “Victoria,” vehemently denies a rumor that she had an affair with Chris Benoit. […]
June 13, 2009

Japanese Wrestling Great Mitsuharu Misawa Dies in the Ring

Mitsuharu Misawa, the biggest Japanese pro wrestling star of the 1990s, died Saturday in Hiroshima from an apparent heart attack during a match. Misawa was 46. […]
June 14, 2009

Fox 5 Atlanta’s ‘New’ Benoit-Astin Revelations Are Old News

On the Friday newscast on Atlanta”s Fox 5, a report touted “new revelations in the Chris Benoit double murder and suicide.” The station said the civil […]
June 14, 2009

‘Second Anniversary of Benoit Tragedy’ (full text from SLAM! Wrestling)

“Second anniversary of Benoit tragedy slams shut another door on reform,” Tuesday, June 9, has cycled off the list of top stories at SLAM Wrestling. Below […]
June 15, 2009

Wrestling Observer: Misawa Death WAS An Industrial Accident

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter website has this important new information: “Although Pro Wrestling NOAH and the family of Mitsuharu Misawa attempted to keep the cause of […]
June 15, 2009

‘Steroid Cloud Hovers Over Baseball’s Feel-Good Stories’ … today in Beyond Chron

“Anyone who cares about good government must scour the Washington coverage critically. Similarly, if the public-health implications of sports’ steroid scandals matter, you need to read […]
June 15, 2009

Cruel Irony: Misawa’s Real Cause of Death Is ‘Better’ Storyline

According to Japanese news reports, Mitsuharu Misawa died of a spinal injury in the ring Saturday in Hiroshima, Japan. The initial report was that it was […]
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