– Sources close to the situation report that’s coverage of the Brock Lesnar contract negotiations has been an extremely accurate portrayal of what’s actually going on behind closed doors. Because the prospect of Brock Lesnar returning is such a big deal, WWE has covered the story on its website as a method of preventing competing websites from scooping the story.

– While Trish Stratus is technically cleared to return to the ring, insiders are of the impression that the diva wants to take a few more weeks off to rest her body. The creative team has therefore been in no hurry to book an angle for her on-air return; rumors and speculation, meanwhile, suggest that Stratus’ first angle back will involve the Diva Search winner.

– James Gibson (Jamie Noble) sent out an email informing indy promoters that, due to signing with WWE, he is no longer able to take new bookings. It remains to be seen if WWE will let him fulfill his outstanding commitments, but odds are that it will.