-- Former WWE talent Scott Hall announced last week that he would not be on hand for this weekend's WrestleMania XXVII festivities in Atlanta, Georgia because the atmosphere would be detrimental to his quest to stay sober. CM Punk took to Twitter to praise Hall for his efforts.

"Is it true that Scott Hall didn't attend the HOF due to it being a situation that threatened his sobriety?" he wrote last night. "If so this needs to be commended."

-- WWE.com has posted a brief video of former United States Champion Daniel Bryan giving his thoughts on competing in his first match at WrestleMania. He considers it a milestone as it's always been a dream of his to compete at the event. You can view it below:

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