– LeBron James revealed his passion for Ric Flair after the legendary wrestler paid a visit to the Miami Heat locker room following their game against the Charlotte Bobcats Wednesday night at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“I mean, when I was a kid, I loved wrestling,” James told South Florida Sun Sentinel. “He was one of the guys I loved, too.
“I think he’s probably one of the creators of what we call swag these days, with the Rolexes and the stretch limos, and all the girls and all that stuff. He’s like the creator of swag, Ric Flair definitely kept me watching TV.”
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– Former WCW United States Champion and Chicago Bears defensive tackler Steve “Mongo” McMichael filed the formal petitions to become a mayoral candidate in the Chicago suburb of Romeoville, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
The Four Horsemen alumnus says he was prompted to run by his desire to help the district where his 4-year-old daughter will attend school and conversations he’s had with customers at a sports bar he owns.
– WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia revealed on Twitter Thursday that she is currently unable to participate in regular exercise after being struck by a car in Los Angeles, California in late October and is instead taking up yoga: “Since my accident I haven’t been allowed 2 do my reg workouts but was told I could do Yoga. Just did @trishstratuscom Yoga DVD & LOVED IT!!”