The company’s leader for 40 years, he was under scrutiny after a report of a $3 million settlement with an employee.
Mr. McMahon, the pro wrestling company’s chairman and chief executive, agreed to pay a secret settlement to an employee with whom he was said to have had an affair, The Wall Street Journal reported this week.
The former professional wrestler, called a “hugely influential superstar” by the WWE, was also a founding member of the New World Order with Kevin Nash and Hulk Hogan.
Most of them happened off the courts and playing fields, when the competitions were over and the athletes were at their most human.
A spicy rhythmic gymnastics finale. A 62-year-old medalist. A former prodigy with a gold. The Olympic magic was spread across sports.
A wrestler’s job is to sell an absurd fiction, and make it reality — maybe it’s not so different from politics.
To calm Mexico City’s elderly, who were arriving “really scared” at vaccination sites, officials cued up the bands and masked wrestlers.
It was a key prop in my childhood games. Now I’ve decided to use it to make toys for my quarantined toddler.
Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, is now showing old and new episodes of WWE Network wrestling. Some troubling segments in the network’s history disappeared in the transfer.
Mr. Huber, who was known in the ring as Brodie Lee and Luke Harper, died from a “lung issue” unrelated to Covid-19, his wife said.
He delighted his fans, especially in villain roles. When he announced in 2014 that he was gay, they remained loyal.
A longtime pro-wrestling fan mourns the early cancellation of a series that she argues was both a beautiful story about women and one of the few pop culture offerings ever to take the sport seriously.
An Iranian athlete was charged with murder after taking part in anti-government protests. Many think the charges are false, motivated by a government seeking to make an example of him.
Two new studies of elite athletes found that working out amplifies the immune response to a flu shot.
Fists in the air, my tiny Taiwanese grandmother delighted in the sequins and showmanship of WrestleMania stars.
The twin reality stars and retired WWE champions Nikki and Brie Bella are both pregnant and making TV.
She was featured on the reality series “Terrace House: Tokyo.’’
Shad Gaspard, 39, was caught in a rip current with his 10-year-old son, Aryeh. His last words were “just secure my son, rescue my son,” the authorities said.
Officials in the state permitted “employees at professional sports and media production with a national audience” to hold an event if it is closed to the public.
Die ehemalige WWE-Wrestlerin Eve Torres erhebt schwere Anschuldigungen gegen Donald Trump. Er soll sie vor Jahren angefasst haben.
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