WWE Network wins Webby Award

WWE Network beats out NFL, Vice Sports for Webby Award

The WWE Network was awarded a Webby Award for Best Online Video – Channels & Networks: Sports category beating out NFL Now and Vice Sports. WWE was also named Honoree in two additional categories for Best Overall Social Presence and UpUpDownDown in the Gaming category.

WWE raises $300,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

WWE issued the following this week.

WWE RAISES MORE THAN $300,000 FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

STAMFORD, Conn., April 26, 2016 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced it has raised more than $300,000 to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America through this year’s Superstars for Hope global online auction.

As part of WWE’s community outreach initiatives around WrestleMania, the online auction on Charitybuzz.com featured unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences with John Cena®, Paul “Triple H®” Levesque, Stephanie McMahon and packages with the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, New York Yankees and many more.

“WWE is committed to improving the lives of children around the world and I’m proud that the WWE Universe once again supported our Superstars for Hope campaign,” said Stephanie McMahon, WWE Chief Brand Officer. “The funds raised for Boys & Girls Clubs of America will help create a brighter future for youth at Clubs across the country.”

“BGCA is grateful to WWE and their fans for including us in the Superstars for Hope auction,” said Frank Sanchez, Vice President, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “The funds raised will support Boys & Girls Clubs in the Dallas area and provide resources to Clubs across the nation to give kids the skills and tools they need to prevent bullying in their communities.”

Mick Foley to attend WWE Payback PPV party in Philadelphia

John Corrigan passed this along.

A popular Philly bar has been hosting WWE PPV parties with wrestlers over the past year, and this Sunday Mick Foley will be there.

Here’s my interview with the company founder:

CORRIGAN’S CORNER: WWE PPV PARTIES RESURRECTED IN PHILLY