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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...

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...

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...

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