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Bruno Sammartino going into WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame 2013 inductee Bruno Sammartino

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WWE delivered the huge news today that it will be inducting Bruno Sammartino into the company’s Hall of Fame this April, apparently ending--at least for one night--a bitter rivalry that stretched over a quarter century. There had been indications in recent weeks that WWE had made some progress in mending fences with Sammartino, who left the company in the mid-1980s after a storied run that included...

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Triple H sends a message to the Undertaker

New York Jets chairman and CEO Woody Johnson,

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Triple H sent a message to the Undertaker that "The Streak" is over come Wrestlemania 28. At the house show in Madison Square Garden yesterday, Triple H used the Undertaker's finisher, the Tombstone instead of the Pedigree, on Dolph Ziggler to finish off a six-man tag team match. We had Josh Stewart at the event yesterday and you can read his review of the show by clicking here. Josh...

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It's official: WWE Wrestlemania 29 coming to MetLife Stadium

New York Jets chairman and CEO Woody Johnson,

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Start spreading the news, New York, New Jersey and MetLife Stadium will host Wrestlemania 29 on April 7, 2013. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, along with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon made the announcement at MetLife Stadium today. “We are excited to be hosting WrestleMania XXIX in the great state of New Jersey,” said Christie. “Having WWE’s preeminent international event here will strengthen both...

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WWE Wrestlemania coming to MetLife Stadium in 2013

The New Meadowlands Stadium hosts its first football

(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Wrestlemania 29 is coming to MetLife Stadium in 2013, according to WWE.com. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to make the announcement Thursday at MetLife Stadium, the home of the Giants and Jets, at 11 a.m. Executives from both teams are expected to attend the announcement. WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, John Cena, The Rock, Triple H and Sheamus will be on hand to represent the WWE....

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WWE Wrestlemania heading to MetLife Stadium?

The New Meadowlands Stadium hosts its first football

(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Rumors have been running rampant about the locations for Wrestlemania 29 and 30. Triple H was at Giants practice on Thursday as they prepare for their divisional playoff game with the Packers. Why else would Triple H attend a Giants practice? Maybe to take a photo with Tyler Sash and Prince Amukamara? Well, he did that and you can click here to see the evidence on the "Giants 101" Facebook...

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WWE's Cena comments on Rock, Undertaker and Snooki

WWE superstar John Cena met with young fans

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John Cena has one simple message for The Rock. “I think we’re on to a point if this continues, something physical is going to happen,” Cena told Newsday on Friday at Madison Square Garden (Click here for photos).  “The fact that he tried to pick a fight with the toughest guy in the place, that’s kind of his style. But you know me, I don’t back down from...

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WWE fans still stranded near MSG amid storm

Today marks a rare opportunity where my fulltime beat at Newsday - covering the Long Island Rail Road - and my side gig - covering the pro wrestling industry - intersect. That's because among the LIRR customers most affected by the rail road's service suspension have been wrestling fans. On Sunday night, WWE held a live event at Madison Square Garden, attended by up to 15,000 people according to...

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