-- The Chronicle has an article about Beth Phoenix visiting Scappoose High School in Scappoose, OR to sign autographs and discuss the importance of physical fitness and education as part of the WWE's Big Guns team. Phoenix was joined by the Oregon Army National Guard's Physical Health and Adventure Training team for the visit. "There are a lot of kids that don't have enough money to go to college, so the National Guard is a great opportunity for them," said Phoenix. You can check out the full article at this link.
-- As noted yesterday, The Wrestling Observer reported that WWE has expressed interest in signing The Briscoe Brothers, who are currently under contract to ROH. According to a report on ProWrestling.net, WWE sent out feelers to Adam Cole and The Briscoe brothers, but were "rebuked" and no contracts were ever offered.
-- WWE announced today that it has opened a new office in Miami, Florida. The Miami office will serve as its headquarters for all operations in Latin America, and will focus on achieving significant growth across all lines of WWE's business including Media Distribution, Live Event Touring, Consumer Products and Digital within Latin American markets.
"WWE has a well-established TV and pay-per-view presence in Latin America, with long-term partnerships in place with such notable broadcasters as Televisa, TV Azteca, DLA and DirecTV Latin America," said Dominic Hayes, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of WWE International. "The launch of our Latin America office allows us to build upon our current success and demonstrates our further commitment to continued growth in the region."