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Sean sent this in: I recently picked up a copy of the 500th issue of WWE Magazine. I was looking through it this morning and the different things they had in there. And on one of the pages of the Hits and Miss page, they were showing the Sickest moves, and they had it marked as a miss, because of all the emails they had gotten about John Cena’s FU being Number 1. But if you look at Number 4, you will see it has been whited out, in the issue that had the Sickest moves, Chris Benoit’s Crossface had been there. So it seems WWE is still taking him out any where they can.

diego211 passed on a link to CNN.com featuring a video piece on the Hogan family situation.

WWE.com has added all the video intros for Monday Night Raw from 1993 to present day in preparation for the Raw 15th Anniversary.

As a reminder – this week’s ECW on Sci-Fi will not air in its usual Tuesday night timeslot. Due to a programming conflict on Sci-Fi, this week’s ECW show will air on Thursday night (12/6) at 10PMâ<80>. The show will go head-to-head with Hour 2 of TNA iMPACT! on Spike.

Jim Ross was in attendance at Saturdayâ<80><99>s Oklahoma vs. Missouri NCAA football game with country music star Toby Keith. Both were shown on camera during the live ABC broadcast.

WWE has posted the second part of Shawn Michaelsâ<80><99> â<80><9c>Unpluggedâ<80> interview on the official web site. In it Michaels talks more about his new DVD.

The Federal court has issued an order stating that it will dismiss the lawsuit against JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK), its officers and other defendants in the federal lawsuit initiated by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE). The judge in the action captioned World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. v. JAKKS Pacific, Inc., et al., 1:04-CV-08223-KMK in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, stated in his order that the Court “has determined that it will grant Defendants’ motions to dismiss Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint”, and that a “comprehensive opinion” “will be issued in short order” in which “the reasons for this decision are explained in detail.” The state court litigation among the parties remains pending.

WWE.com has uploaded a video gallery featuring every RAW opening used since the showâ<80><99>s beginning.

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that 50’s women’s wrestler and bodybuilder Ruth Gohman has passed away. According to the source, Ms. Gohman died 11/17 at age 71 after a battle with cancer.

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