• Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wants to tap the XFL’s reality-TV potential

    Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wants to tap the XFL’s reality-TV potential

    The XFL has new owners — and they plan to tackle their investment with Hollywood flair. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and a group of investors have scooped up the floundering football league for just $15 million in a deal that got rubber-stamped by a US bankruptcy judge on Friday. But instead of rushing to push …
  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson headlines group buying the XFL

    Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson headlines group buying the XFL

    The Rock cooked up a plan to save the XFL. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson headlines an ownership group that has agreed to purchase the XFL for $15 million, according to an announcement from RedBird Capital Partners. The winning bid for all assets of the XFL’s parent company is subject to bankruptcy court approval at a …
  • Ric Flair re-signs with WWE after coronavirus holdup

    Ric Flair re-signs with WWE after coronavirus holdup

    It took some time, but Ric Flair is staying with WWE and doesn’t plan on leaving. The Star had reported that he was done with Vince McMahon’s company after his previous contract expired, but Flair said it isn’t true and blamed the delay on the coronavirus pandemic. The WWE Hall of Famer told WrestlingInc he …
  • Vince McMahon’s three reasons for firing XFL’s Oliver Luck

    Vince McMahon’s three reasons for firing XFL’s Oliver Luck

    The XFL’s on-field product is finished, but the twice-failed football league is still making headlines. Naturally, they are coming in court, where XFL owner Vince McMahon and commissioner Oliver Luck are battling, according to the Sports Business Journal. Luck is suing McMahon, alleging breach of contract and wrongful termination, after he was fired on Apr. …
  • WWE’s coronavirus chaos now includes wrestler releases, furloughs

    WWE’s coronavirus chaos now includes wrestler releases, furloughs

    First WWE moved all of its programming to its training center in Orlando without fans, determined to continue producing television amid the coronavirus outbreak. They even held WrestleMania, it’s annual signature event usually held in a football stadium, instead of postponing it. Then it got a reprieve as Florida, for some reason, deemed professional wrestling …
  • Jim Ross opens up about WWE roller-coaster in emotional new book

    Jim Ross opens up about WWE roller-coaster in emotional new book

    It was a struggle for Jim Ross to read his own words. The legendary wrestling announcer’s new book, “Under the Black Hat: My Life in the WWE and Beyond,” provides a detailed and emotional look inside the latter portion of his time with World Wrestling Entertainment. It picks up where his previous book, “Slobberknocker: My …