– Jim Ross shot down rumors that he has retired from announcing, writing on Twitter, “At this stage of my life calling an occasional match is a rush. Coaching & training younger talents has become a true passion. NOT retired!”
Jim Ross also discussed the possibility of WrestleMania coming to New Orleans during his weekly radio appearance on Yahoo Sports Radio.
– This week’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored 60,083 in social media activity, down 22 percent from last week’s pre-Royal Rumble episode.
Smackdown ranked #4 on cable TV Friday night behind two NBA games and “SpongeBob SquarePants” on Nick according to Trendrr.TV.
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