J.R Ribbed Backstage, WWE/High School Show, Khali, More

As reported earlier, Jim Ross made a rare request to WWE brass to give him New Year's Day off so that he could watch his beloved Oklahoma Sooners play Boise State in the Fiesta Bowl. J.R. was denied his request because they needed him that night for RAW. Making matters worse, he was ribbed unmercifully as the Sooners fell, 43-42, in one of the greatest bowl games of all-time. According to an article in The Post and Courier, one WWE performer said, "I don't know why they give J.R. such a hard time, but Vince was really ribbing him all night about the game. They were all ribbing him during the game because he couldn't watch it."

The Great Khali's profile is now in the RAW section, thus making his move to RAW official. The storyline reason given for his move to RAW was that his contract had expired.

It was reported a few months ago that WWE would start running some shows in high schools. That has come to fruition because WWE will be running a SmackDown/ECW fundraiser show at Liberty Central High School on Saturday, March 10th in Liberty, NY. The last time WWE ran a show at a high school was in 1995.