- Former WWE creative writer Court Bauer revealed on Twitter Friday that a "relatively recent staff hire by now ex #WWE SVP of creative Eric Pankowski has temporarily taken over his position within the department."
Pankowski, who was appointed as WWE's Senior Vice President, Creative and Development in February 2012, was removed from his post earlier this month because he reportedly wasn't receptive to ideas beyond his own, costing him allies within the organization.
- In today's birthdays, Ray Gordy (a/k/a Jesse and Slam Master J) turns 34-years-old, Hiroyoshi Tenzan turns 42, and Villano III turns 61.
- Highlights from this week's episode of WWE Superstars are now online, which features Zack Ryder going one-on-one with WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro.
Also featured is Brodus Clay and Tensai taking on the team of JTG and Michael McGillicutty. To view the match, click here.