– The bigger news coming out of the WWE Network programming lineup announcement on Wednesday is WWE going head-to-head with TNA’s Impact Wrestling on Thursday nights. The Network will have a three hour block of programming on Thursday nights – Legends House at 8pm (beginning April 10th), NXT TV at 9pm (beginning March 6th) and Superstars at 10pm (beginning February 27th). We’ve already seen website comments and heard from fans who say they will be choosing the Network over Impact on Thursdays.
– Patrick Burke of the You Can Play Team, which aims to end homophobia in sports, noted on Twitter that they will be giving a presentation on LGBT issues in sports to the NXT stars at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando this week.
– WWE has been partnering with Hire Heroes USA to host career workshops for our veterans. Stephanie McMahon tweeted a photo of Eva Marie and Titus O’Neil speaking at a workshop earlier this week: