Vince McMahon has built a wrestling empire on building good guys and bad guys and creating storylines out of thin air that some people might even buy. Well, I'm sorry Vince, I'm not buying it, not this time.
When the first note in your notebook refers to game-time weather conditions, it hits you that you aren't settling in for just another hockey game. When your last note is in regards to fireworks and Sidney Crosby stickhandling through the snow en route to scoring the game-winning goal in a shootout because the goalie lost sight of the puck in the snow, you're pretty much certain of it.
WWE Chairman of the Board Vince McMahon is known for trying to intimidate interviewers, poking them in the chest and backhanding their notes. So CNN investigative correspondent Drew Griffin was prepared for a volatile McMahon, and so was the crew.
Imagine, if you will, that in the last decade 186 men who had played major league baseball died before they were 50. Imagine that in that same time 435 men who had played in the NFL likewise died before they were 50.
In November 2005, 38-year-old professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero died in a Minneapolis hotel room due to what a coroner later ruled as heart disease, complicated by an enlarged heart resulting from a history of anabolic steroid use.
SI.com's Arash Markazi once again skipped out on the Final Four and instead decided to check out the Super Bowl of professional wrestling, WrestleMania. He will check in with several updates from the scene through Monday.
When Donald Trump got into a verbal smackdown with Rosie O'Donnell back in December, many in the media said it had all the makings of a perfect WWE showdown. It was a suggestion that wasn't lost on Vince McMahon, who was in the process of making plans for WrestleMania 23 at the time.