-- Having passed 1,000 days as WWE Champion, John Cena is the fifth longest reigning champion in history, trailing Bruno Sammartino (4,040 days), Hulk Hogan (2,185), Bob Backlund (2,138) and Pedro Morales (1,027).

-- Beth Phoenix reportedly suffered a torn ACL that is expected to keep her out of action indefinitely. The reigning Women's Champion initially suffered the injury at last week's SmackDown! television tapings when she worked a match with Rosa Mendes for WWE Superstars. As far as her Women's Title is concerned, an angle will occur on tonight's episode of Friday Night SmackDown! involving the belt.

-- Robert Feder, former Chicago Sun Times media columnist, is reporting that the Tribune Company is testing a new TV talk show with Bubba the Love Sponge as the host. If it's picked up we could see the show on in the Fall of 2011.

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