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New League Launches, With a Few Twists

XFL debut draws 17,000 football fans

(Newser) - The debut of the new XFL had a punt blocked for a touchdown, a juiced-up crowd roaring for big plays and a player swearing during an in-game television interview. The actual football was hit and miss. College national championship-winning former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was the biggest star on... More »

Vince McMahon Poops on Blumenthal Campaign Sign

...in very, very classy WWE skit

(Newser) - Sure, Linda McMahon is running for US Senate, but surely the WWE will stay tastefully above the political fray, right? Yeah, that’s possible. Alternatively, Vince McMahon could pretend to unwittingly poop on a campaign sign belonging to his wife’s opponent, Richard Blumenthal. As you’ve probably guessed (or... More »

Wrestling's Dark Side Dogs McMahon Run

Did McMahons cut too many corners in building WWE?

(Newser) - Linda McMahon, GOP Senate hopeful in Connecticut , vows to bring the "real world experience" of running the wrestling powerhouse WWE to the political arena. Though politics and stunt fighting may seem an amusingly apt fit, the New York Times reports that McMahon's spectacularly successful empire has a seriously dark... More »

WWE Offers Kanye $10M to Get Into Ring

West would have to do some 'light wrestling,' sources say

(Newser) - World Wrestling Entertainment has offered Kanye West nearly $10 million to step into the ring, sources tells MediaTakeOut.com. The rapper, swamped by a wave of disastrous publicity following his award-show interruption of country star Taylor Swift, would be on the hook for some “light wrestling” in three events... More »

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