TNA Impact Wrestling final hype for Slammiversary, NXT in Tampa (correspondents needed), Dot Net Weekly audio show, ROH star at fundraiser today, Olympic wrestling, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, AWA on ESPN
By Chris Shore
-TNA Impact Wrestling has a lot going on this week. The show was taped last week and is the go home show for this Sunday's Slammiversary. In addition, the show returns to its original start time. Join me for live coverage of the show as it airs on Spike TV at the new 8:00 p.m. CT start time.
-WWE NXT is at the Tampa Arena in Tampa, Florida tonight. Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, and Bray Wyatt of the new to the main roster Wyatt Family are schedule to appear along with Emma, Charlotte, Kassius Ohno, Adrian Neville, Xavier Woods and more. We are looking for correspondents for tonight's show. If you are attending and can help with a report, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the Dot Net Weekly audio show later today. Jason Powell and I will review all the news of the week and preview this Sunday's TNA Slammiversary PPV. Members are already listening to Will Pruett and Jake Barnett in the Dot Net Countdown. Hear both shows today and join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.
-ROH star, and area native, ACH is making an appearance from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. today at a fundraising event in San Antonio to benefit the Oklahoma tornado and San Antonio flooding victims. ROH parent company Sinclair Broadcasting is matching all donations up to $50,000. You can call 1-877-GIVE-ARC (1-877-448-3272) to donate.
-Amateur wrestling made it one step closer to being in the 2020 Olympic Games yesterday by being voted one of three sports, along with baseball/softball and squash, that will be considered for the final spot in the games that year. The final decision will be made in September. You can read more at http://dailycaller.com/2013/05/29/wrestling-squash-baseballsoftball-advance-in-fight-for-2020-olympic-spot/.
-Former WWE star Jake "The Snake" Roberts (a/k/a Aurelian Smith, Jr.) turns 58 today. Roberts, who has battled substance abuse for years, has found new life training with Diamond Dallas Page and recently announced he would be in the 2014 Royal Rumble, though WWE has yet to confirm that announcement.
-The following matches are advertised for the 11:00 p.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic: Gunther vs. Doug Somers; Fargo vs. Jimmy Snuka; Midnight Rockers vs. Larry Zbyszko and Mr. Go.
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