-- When asked about an appearance in the Royal Rumble, Kevin Nash had the following to say: "Under no circumstances will I be at the Royal Rumble, unless of course, I'm going over. Oh, and I need to be #30."

-- WWE was recently polling employees in Stamford, CT, asking who they want to see as surprise entrants in this year's Royal Rumble. As WrestlingINC.com owner Raj Giri just reported, Wade Barrett tweeted that The Godfather will be a surprise entrant in the Royal Rumble match this Sunday night.

-- According to PWInsider, last night's WWE SmackDown tapings ran very long, and some of the later segments were cut short.

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