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- Following four weeks of competition, Eve Torres reigned supreme in NBC’s reality program Stars Earn Stripes. Torres collected a $100,000 check for the USO in the final moments of the two-hour finale. She and her mentor, former Army Green Beret Grady Powell, won an elaborate contest that included jumping out of a helicopter, climbing aboard a ship and shooting targets. Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street finished in second; actor Dean Cain was third; and Todd Palin, husband of former Gov. Sarah Palin, was fourth. Torres will be interviewed onRead More
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- NBC will premiere their new reality TV show Stars Earn Stripes this coming Monday night at 8pm EST. The show was filmed a few months back and features WWE Diva Eve Torres, among other celebrities. Eve recently spoke with the USO website about the experience. Here are some highlights: Getting ready for the show: “I can honestly say I didn’t have any idea what I was getting myself into. I thought it sounded great, the premise of the show, but I had no idea the wringer that they wereRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Breaks Punk’s Award, More On Foley-Ambrose, Slim Jim

- At the Golden Gods Awards ceremony last night CM Punk won “Most Metal Athlete” award. Punk beat out Gina Carano (MMA), Brian Deegan (pro motocross), Evan Longoria (MLB), Dirk Nowitzki (NBA) and Mitch Petrus (NFL) to take the honors. Chris Jericho accepted the award on his behalf because Punk was on tour overseas however Jericho ended up breaking the award in half. – More anti-Mick Foley comments from Dean Ambrose on Twitter last night: “I wonder if Mick would be so happy sitting on his high horse if itRead More

Posted On March 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Usos Leak WWE HOF Announcement, Austin-HBK, Bella Twins

- The Bella Twins and Kofi Kingston are headed to Washington, DC to take part in USO events with Mick Foley this week. – As noted before, Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels are filming footage for Shawn’s MacMillan River Adventures show today at Austin’s ranch in Texas. Austin wrote this morning that they were hunting hogs. – WWE is hyping a Hall of Fame announcement at 10am this morning on their website. The news is already out and that name is former WWE Champion Yokozuna. The Usos announced on Twitter:Read More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Slim Jim Donate $500k To Troops As Part Of WWE Sponsorship

- WWE issued the following press release today: Slim Jim to donate up to $500,000 worth of product to troops as part of sponsorship STAMFORD, Conn., December 15, 2010 – World Wrestling Entertainment and Slim Jim are joining forces to honor our troops this holiday season. One of the most requested snacks by our troops overseas, Slim Jim, will be the exclusive presenting sponsor of WWE’s annual holiday NBC special, “WWE Tribute to the Troops.” The hour-long special will air Saturday, December 18 at 9-10 p.m. ET / 8-9 p.m.Read More

Posted On December 4, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Michaels Comments On Troops Event, Friends Remember Umaga

– Shawn Michaels says he will be on hand for WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops event, which takes place next Saturday in Fort Hood, Texas and airs the subsequent Saturday on NBC. “I will be at the Tribute to the Troops show,” he wrote on Twitter. “However not performing or anything. I’m just there to visit & pay respect 2 the troops.” — Friends of Edward Fatu (a/k/a Umaga) have been posting messages today on Twitter acknowledging the one-year anniversary of his passing. “Tonight in Houston, we gather withRead More