Various News: Y2J Sets Up Love Connection, Ventura, RAW
-- Brian Ashley sent this one in: Jesse Ventura was on WAAF FM Radio in Boston, MA this morning and noted his son is now on the payroll for Ventura's Conspiracy Theory series, which to him meant they were going to go forward with the new season. He also noted that pressure from the Obama Administration caused an episode from the second season to be discarded and ignored by TruTV once it aired. You can listen to the interview at this link.
-- Some gossip websites are reporting that Chris Jericho played go-between to set up American Idol's Pia Toscano and Dancing with the Stars' Mark Ballas for their first date. Jericho and Toscano share a mutual friend, and according to the story, Toscano had Jericho pass along a note to Ballas and that is how things got started between them.
-- As noted late last night here on the website, Shane McMahon was at the Masters yesterday, which got a lot of media attention. Shane sits on the Board of Directions for International Sports Management. That company represents Ernie Els and Rory McIlroy. If you followed the event, McIlroy lost a 4 shot lead, and shot the worst final round since the 1950's from a leader.