— Commercials for The Bash airing on Comcast are still referring to the WWE PPV as The Great American Bash. As previously noted, Vince wanted the name changed to The Bash because Great American Bash reminded him of WCW too much. As a rule of thumb, Vince generally dislikes doing anything WCW did even if it was one of their good ideas.
— The Pitch in Kansas City recently had an article on WWE referee John Cone, who runs a Donut King store in Kansas City with his wife when he’s not on the road with WWE. Cone noted that on TV days, his job starts at 7AM and ends at 1AM because he’s also a stage hand for the company. He also mentioned how referees may average three hours of sleep per night during their two to four days on the road. Cone has been with WWE for three years now.
— In today’s edition of The Houston Chronicle, an article calls the Donald Trump/RAW announcement “a scam” since they sent out press releases about a plotline.