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We'll Miss You, Randy 'Macho Man' Savage

Hulk Hogan: 'I'm Completely Devastated'

(Newser) - News that Randy "Macho Man" Savage died in a car accident age 58 has triggered plenty of nostalgic tributes:
  • David Brown, Yahoo Sports : "A small part of my childhood died. ... Other than Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant, no WWF rassler was more popular than Savage in the
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'Macho Man' Randy Savage Killed in Car Accident

WWF wrestler has heart attack while driving

(Newser) - "Macho Man" Randy Savage, the WWF wrestler and Slim Jim spokesman, has died in a Tampa car accident, TMZ reports. The 58-year-old had a heart attack while driving, said his brother. The Jeep sped through oncoming traffic and struck a tree head-on, highway officials said. Savage died in the... More »

For Insight Into McMahon, Look to Her Wrestling Past

One high-profile case shows her effectiveness as executive

(Newser) - Politico takes a closer look at would-be Senator Linda McMahon's role in the world of wrestling, specifically at how she defused a high-profile sexual harassment case in the 1990s lodged by a teenage boy against male WWE employees. Views are split on whether she was manipulative or compassionate, but... More »

Wrestling Legend 'Killer' Kowalski Dead at 81

Hall of Famer 'villain' loved classical music

(Newser) - Legendary pro-wrestler "Killer" Kowalski, who founded a famous school for aspiring wrestlers, has died at the age of 81, reports the Boston Globe. Despite his villainous reputation in the ring, Kowalski was a religious vegetarian who enjoyed classical music, philosophy and photography. He might have remained a  wrestling obscurity... More »

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