November

November 30, 2010

How Vince and Linda McMahon’s WWE Beat the 1990s Steroid Charges: A Resource Guide

“Tampering Cloud Over Wrestling Big’s Trial,” by Jack Newfield and Phil Mushnick, New York Post, November 22, 1995 — full text viewable at http://muchnick.net/nyposttext.pdf “The Fixer: […]
November 30, 2010

How the McMahons’ WWE Beat the Rap in the 1990s (Part 2, the Steroid Charges)

(YESTERDAY: Part 1, the Sex Charges, http://wrestlingbabylon.wordpress.com/2010/11/29/how-the-mcmahons%E2%80%99-wwe-beat-the-rap-in-the-1990s-part-1-the-sex-charges/) Before circling back to the conclusion of yesterday’s post, we should reemphasize the single biggest factor in the 1994 […]
November 29, 2010

How Vince and Linda McMahon’s WWE Beat the 1990s Sex Charges: A Resource Guide

“Tampering Cloud Over Wrestling Big’s Trial,” by Jack Newfield and Phil Mushnick, New York Post, November 22, 1995 — full text viewable at http://muchnick.net/nyposttext.pdf “The Fixer: […]
November 29, 2010

How the McMahons’ WWE Beat the Rap in the 1990s (Part 1, the Sex Charges)

While a much more important story plays out behind the scenes, the Connecticut media remain mesmerized by the nonexistent political future of Linda McMahon, who just […]
November 27, 2010

Connecticut Columnist Sketches How Linda McMahon Killed State Republican Party, But Ignores Next Step: Government Investigations of WWE

The always sharp Chris Powell of the Manchester Journal Inquirer talks some sense about the lunacy of a second Linda McMahon run for the Senate. See […]
November 25, 2010

WWE Agent Dean Malenko’s Friendship With Late Eddie Guerrero Involved More Than I Realized

See “WWE road agent Dean Malenko has suffered a hushed up health scare,” Keith Harris, Cageside Seats, http://www.cagesideseats.com/2010/11/24/1835282/wwe-road-agent-dean-malenko-has-suffered-a-hushed-up-health-scare.   Irv Muchnick
November 23, 2010

Five Questions Linda McMahon Wasn’t Asked on ‘Face the State’

Linda McMahon’s loss-lap interview Sunday on Face the State, WFSB, Channel 3, is online at http://www.wfsb.com/facethestate/index.html. Here are some of the topics that didn’t come up […]
November 22, 2010

Report: Ex-Wrestler Dean Malenko Recently Had Heart Attack

I have been told by a reliable source that in recent months ex-pro wrestler Dean Malenko, who now works for the World Wrestling Entertainment front office, […]
November 22, 2010

Connecticut Investigation of WWE Involves Unemployment Insurance Taxes

Connecticut Department of Labor spokesman Paul Oates told me today that any audit of World Wrestling Entertainment would be coming out of the department’s Unemployment Insurance […]