– There was much internal criticism of last night’s announcing of Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Matt Striker at the Royal Rumble.

– With the success of WWE programming in the Hispanic community, there is even more pressure on WWE executive John Laurinaitis to sign more Mexican talent.

– Mike McMahon’s Royal Rumble Live Notes

– Minnesota Twin Brendan Harris posted on Twitter over the weekend: “Hacksaw Jim Duggan and I went back to upstate NY to raise money for Ronald McDonald house charities.” The major league later wrote: “He’s the best. If you’re not a fan of Hacksaw, you probably don’t like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny or America.”