– WSOC-TV channel 9 news in Charlotte, NC has posted an article about the recent increase in black tar heroin use in the area. The article notes that according to police, “21-year-old Richard Fliehr crashed his car and had black tar heroin inside.”
– The title song from the movie “The Wrestler” by Bruce Springsteen has been nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Song.
– Last week’s episode of SmackDown garnered a 1.9 rating, up from the previous week’s record-low number on myNetworkTV of 1.6.
– We reported yesterday that Dave Batista is considering retiring from WWE when his contract expires next year. Batista was interviewed today by the UK Sun and once again brought up the prospect of retirement. “I realize that I am closer to the end of my career than I am to the beginning. It’s something I’m really going to have to take a look at. I don’t want to hang around past my welcome. I also don’t want to hang around to the point where I’m so beat up that it’s hard for me to get out of bed. I don’t want to be that guy.” Batista’s WWE contract expires next Spring.