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- The Fox affiliate in Atlanta is reporting that federal investigators have seeized the medical records of pro wrestlers under the care of Dr. Phil Astin III. The records of wrestlers who have autographed pix on his walls were among the first taken. Dr. Astin, through his lawyer, Manny Arora, claims that he never prescribed steroids to Benoit during their six-year relationship..... In other reports, records show that Dr. Astin prescribed over 1 million doses of drugs over the past two years, many of them painkillers and steroids.... Dr. Astin was released on $125,000 bond with conditions including surrendering his license to practice and wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet with home detention. Astin was indicted on 7 counts of illegally distributing painkillers.
- WWE spokesperson Gary Davis has backed off the claim that Daniel Benoit suffered from Fragile X syndrome, saying the company has no information to contradict claims made by Nancy Benoit's parents that Daniel had no such disease.
- The Boston Herald reports that the Benoit's next door neighbor actually found the bodies. Holly McFauge is somewhere in the Boston area while authorities are staking out her home. Officers were afraid to enter the Benoit's home because of Chris' attack dogs. She told the authorities that she spoke with Chris on Saturday, and he claimed that Nancy and Daniel were suffering from food poisoning. McFague was surprisied at the detail he went into regarding the illness.
- TNA iMPACT posted a 1.2 rating for Spike TV last Thu night.
- The USA Network was the top-rated cable network last quarter, due in large part to WWE Raw. Raw had 12 of the most 30 viewed shows during that period.
- MSG Classics airs tonight with two shows, one from 1984 and the other from 1991. Included is amatch between Sgt Slaughter and The Iron Shiek.
- Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson will reprise the Rock n' Roll Express in N Charleston, SC on July 19, in Myrtle Beach on July 20 and in Columbia, S.C. on July 21.
- WWE tapes WWE ECW Live !! and WWE Smackdown/ Live WWE Raw in Dallas ..... WWE ECW Live !! : Johnny Nitro d Tommy Dreamer ... CM Punk d Kevin Thorn .... WWE Smackdown : Matt Hardy d MVP, non-title ... Chris Masters d Jimmy Wang Yang ... The Major Brothers d Jimmy Young/ Mike Knox ... Khali attack ... Fit Finlay d Ric Flair ... Chuck Palumbo d Kenny Dykstra ... Victoria/ Torrie angle ... Deuce- Eugene NC due to Khali interference ... The Cutting Edge with Kane.... WWE Raw: Randy Orton d Jeff Hardy ... Melina d Maria ... Cody Rhodes / Randy Orton/ Dusty Rhodes angle ... Umaga d champion Santino Marella TO WIN THE WWE IC TITLE ... King Booker d Val Venis ... Super Crazy d Mr Kennedy in 0:39.... Carlito d The Sandman via DQ ... Bobby Lashley d Shelton Benjamin.
- TNA tapes for syndication/ Spike TV in Orlando .... Hour 1, to air July 5 : World Tag Team Champions Team 3-D d LAX / AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels ... Gail Kim d Ms Brooks/ Jacqueline Moore ... Kurt Angle/ Samoa Joe angle..... Hour 2, to air July 12 .... Abyss d Lance Hoyt ... Kaz vs Martyr/ Havock ... TNA/ IWGP Champion Kurt Angle/ X Champion Samoa Joe/ World Tag TEam Champions Team 3-D d Christian Cage/ AJ Styles/ Tomko/ Robert Roode..... TNA Xplosion/ TNA Today: James Storm d Senshi ... Jay Lethal d Petey Williams. ANNOUNCED FOR VICTORY ROAD : Kurt Angle/ Samoa Joe vs Team 3-D .... Christian Cage vs Chris Harris ... James Storm vs Rhino ... Sting/ Abyss vs AJ Styles/ Rhino ... Kaz vs TBA.
- Nick Hogan crashed his Dodge Viper into a wall on Saturday in an auto race in Carson, Cal. Hulk was there, went to check on Nick, and gave the thumbs-up sign as he walked off the track.
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