-- Today is former WWE Women's Champion Candice Michelle's birthday. She turns 32 years old.

-- A number of former WWE and WCW stars will be on hand for this weekend's Big Apple Comic Con at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in New York City including Torrie Wilson, Tammy "Sunny" Sytch, Kevin Nash Sean "X-Pac" Waltman, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Shane Douglas, Mikey Whipwreck, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase, and Virgil. More information on the event is available at wizardworld.com

-- Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal writer Hubert O'Hearn has posted an article on his blog concerning former WWE Women's Champion Mickie James that will be published in tomorrow's edition. O'Hearn chronicles James' rise to WWE superstardom and subsequent fall with the "Piggie James" storyline. He also notes that James and her manager are shopping around a reality show to television networks focusing on her foray to the country music world.

-- Vince McMahon commented on the WWE's Fan Appreciation event in Hartford next month. "With its headquarters located in Connecticut since 1983, WWE has a strong history and a large and loyal fan base throughout the state and specifically in the city of Hartford," McMahon said. "We look forward to thanking our fans for their continued support and loyalty on October 30."

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