Chris Nowinski Note, Bigelow's Son, & More
Source: PWInsider-- Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, who was ruled to have committed suicide via a gunshot wound to the chest after his death on 2/17, has donated his brain to Chris Nowinski's organization The Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. Duerson felt that the brain injuries that he suffered playing football led to him getting to the point where he ended his own life.
-- The district championships for the New Jersey High School state wrestling tournament began this past weekend. Colton Bigelow, son of the late Bam Bam Bigelow, took the District 22 215 pound title. He was seeded fourth going in. He is a junior and will advance on later this week.
-- The February 18th, 2011 edition of WWE Vintage Collection featured these matches & segments from WCW Superbrawl 2:
* Jim Ross introducing Jesse Ventura
* Ron Simmons vs. Cactus Jack
* Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes vs. Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko
* Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude
* Missy Hyatt interviewing Harley Race
* Sting vs. Lex Luger
-- The Richmond Flying Squirrels (of the AA Eastern League) have announced their Legends of Wrestling series for 2011:
Monday, April 11th – 6:35 PM vs. Bowie Baysox – George "The Animal" Steele (Legends of Wrestling Series Part 1)
Saturday, May 14th – 6:35 PM vs. Harrisburg Senators – Mick Foley (Legends of Wrestling Series Part 2)
Friday, August 5th – 7:05 PM vs. Portland Sea Dogs – "Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase (Legends of Wrestling Part 3)