– WWE and songwriter James Papa are currently trying to work out a settlement in Papas’ lawsuit against the company for using WCW Slamjam music without proper credit and payment as well as allegedly misappropriating the copyrights and credit for their in-house composer James Johnston. They recently had a meeting trying to resolve the issues with a third party mediating and while nothing was settled, both sides agreed to meet again.
– WWE superstar Darren Young will serve as a celebrity ambassador for Spirit Day today, a day which encourages people to wear purple in support of LGBT youth. Below is a message and video of Young posted by the official Twitter account of the WWE:
— WWE (@WWE) October 17, 2013
– WWE’s official website has a feature written by WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel about “10 Overlooked Managers You Need To Know.”
The article explains “Names like Capt. Lou Albano, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan and Paul Heyman are the first that come to mind when considering the small fraternity of men who have achieved tremendous success based on their managerial exploits. Still, there are plenty of charismatic guiding lights who led their charges to championships and main events, but rarely get the credit they deserve.” You can read the entire article at this link.