UFC star Ronda Rousey signs WWE contract, will appear at WrestleMania

PHILADELPHIA (UPI) — Former UFC star Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with the WWE. The WWE confirmed the pact after Rousey made a surprise appearance at the first-ever Royal Rumble women’s match Sunday in Philadelphia. Japanese wrestling star Asuka beat Nikki Bella to win the Royal Rumble. After the match, Alexa Bliss More...

by United Press International | Published 3 weeks ago
By United Press International On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

WWE tag team The Dudley Boyz to be inducted into Hall of Fame

STAMFORD, Conn. (UPI) — WWE has announced decorated tag team The Dudley Boyz, consisting of Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Dudley Boyz, presented as half-brothers More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Actor Mark Salling dies weeks after child porn guilty plea

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy “Glee,” died of an apparent suicide Tuesday, weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. More...

By Associated Press On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Beetle Bailey cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic strip artist Mort Walker, a World War II veteran who satirized the Army and tickled millions of newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy private “Beetle Bailey,” died Saturday. More...

By United Press International On Friday, January 26th, 2018

NFL Network files response to sexual harassment suit

CULVER CITY, Calif. (UPI) — The NFL Network filed a response to a sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the suspension of three analysts, claiming the former employee who alleged lewd conduct “consented” More...

By United Press International On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

CBS orders 13-episode revival of Murphy Brown, star Candice Bergen set to return

NEW YORK (UPI) — Candice Bergen has signed on to reprise her iconic broadcast journalist character in a 13-episode revival of Murphy Brown. CBS announced Wednesday it is bringing back the Emmy-winning sitcom More...

By United Press International On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Elton John announces 300-date farewell tour

NEW YORK (UPI) — Elton John announced during a special live-streamed event Wednesday that he will be retiring from touring following a 300-date farewell tour. “I’m not going to be touring and More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

What’s coming and going from Netflix in February

LOS GATOS, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Netflix watchers can binge on the Kill Bill, Ocean’s Eleven and American Pie movies in February, along with Season 5 of Bates Motel. The streaming site More...

By Reuters On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Scaramucci hits pause button on Las Vegas hedge fund party

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Anthony Scaramucci’s annual schmooze fest for Wall Street on the Las Vegas strip is on hold. “Temporary pause,” Scaramucci told Reuters in an email on Wednesday about his SkyBridge More...

By Reuters On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Meg Whitman tapped to lead mobile media startup NewTV

NEWTON HIGHLANDS, Mass. (Reuters) — Departing Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co CEO Meg Whitman will become chief executive of DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile media firm NewTV, a move that More...