Rusev Shoots Down Contract Rumor, The Six Million Dollar Miz, Ric Flair Visits WOO-ston, WWE Ref Going Green

Rusev took to Twitter to shoot down a rumor about his WWE contract status, saying the person responsible for the remarks, Brad Shepard, doesn’t have a clue what is going on. Shepard had originally said it was possible that Rusev and Lana would not re-sign with WWE, but then said they are now expected to sign new deals.

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Yahoo Finance is reporting The Miz and Maryse just closed on a $6.4 million mansion in Thousand Oaks, California. The home, built in 2001, boasts six bedrooms and nine bathrooms in 10,400 square feet of living space on a 1.27-acre estate. The new purchase also includes amenities like a nine-seat movie theatre, a billiards room and a wine cellar, in addition to a detached two-story guesthouse. Miz and Maryse recently sold their last home in Austin, Texas (seen on Miz & Mrs) for $2.64 million, according to the local MLS. Check out a gallery of the new digs here:

Ric Flair was on hand at last night’s Houston Astros game and threw out the first pitch; check out some highlights below:

Stephanie McMahon was the named AdWeek’s 2019 Brand Genius honoree in sports:

Sheamus is coming to the Pod Of Awesomeness:

WWE referee Darryl Sharma says he’s implemented a new battery recycling program at NXT events:

Ethan Page’s latest vlog is posted; this week’s episode features his recent run through California with IMPACT Wrestling, which included some time spent with comedian and actor Bert Kreischer: