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Show me the money: Mandels, McMahons are CT’s leading political donors

The Center for Responsive Politics reports that Stephen Mandel Jr., who founded Greenwich’s Lone Pine Capital, and his wife have donated $9.3 million to Democrats and $100 to Republicans this year, making them the nation’s 20th most active political contributors.

WWE triumphs again in CTE lawsuit dismissal

The lawsuit, which also named WWE Chairman Vince McMahon as a defendant, maintained that the defendants were aware of the risks of head injuries but failed to warn the wrestlers.

WWE taps attorney-turned-talent agent Nick Khan as president

Khan replaces George Barrios and Michelle Wilson, who were co-presidents until they were fired in January.

XFL sold to group led by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for...

The XFL filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April, listing up to $50 million in debts.

WWE is in talks with arenas to resume live events

The company is also eager to stage another production in Saudi Arabia before the end of the year.

Most Connecticut billionaires grew richer during pandemic

Even Vince McMahon grew richer, despite problems with his WWE and XFL endeavors.

New XFL owner to be named in August – and it...

Rumored to be among the companies taking a look at acquiring the bankrupt football league is Fox/Disney, while a CBS reporter has floated the idea that the NFL should buy the XFL as “a developmental league.”

Vince McMahon reportedly trying to revive XFL

According to The Athletic, McMahon -- who filed for Chapter 11 protection for the league in April -- is looking to retrieve the XFL "at a fire-sale price.”

WWE laying off numerous wrestlers, delaying move to new HQ

The moves come just days after WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon announced that Alpha Entertainment, the firm he created to oversee his alternative pro football league the XFL, was filing for bankruptcy.

Days after mass firings, XFL parent company declares Chapter 11

The corporation reported assets valued in the $10-50 million range, and has an estimated range of 1,000-5,000 creditors.

XFL suspends operations and will not return in 2021

“While a handful of executives remain employed, the league currently has no plans to return in 2021,” broadcast partner ESPN reported.

WWE honcho Vince McMahon made $3.5 million last year

His daughter Stephanie took in about $2 million and his son-in-law Paul (Triple H) Levesque made around $3.3 million.

XFL off to decent ratings, attendance start

Although the usually prolix Vince McMahon was relatively quiet about his Stamford-based league’s first week results, the XFL’s media partners were presumably pleased.

The new XFL: Stars seem aligned for success, but will viewers...

Gone are the scantily-clad cheerleaders, "He Hate Me" and shirtless comedians. "I don’t think it will be driven by a pro wrestling personality or trying to be ‘off the edge’ as it was the first time," says one observer.

Co-presidents ousted as WWE grapples with ratings, earnings challenges

“The Board and I decided a change was necessary as we have different views on how best to achieve our strategic priorities moving forward,” declared WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon.