House Vote Secures One Of WWE’s Biggest Sponsorship Deals (For Now)

To update an earlier item, WWE’s sponsorship with the National Guard can continue. The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday night to continue military sports sponsorship. On a vote of 216-202, the House rejected an amendment by Reps. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., and Betty McCollum, D-Minn., that would have trimmed $72.3 million for sports sponsorships from a $608 billion defense bill for fiscal 2013.

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  • PFElton

    I thought WWE was just entertainment, like any other TV show?

    At least that's what they say when it's convenient.

  • mistersmith

    I believe they say they are SPORTS Entertainment. Let's not change it just so we can make snarky comments.

    • PFElton

      WWE has said very clearly that it is just an Entertainment TV show like anything else on Primetime. They are NOT Pro Wrestling, they say.

  • Tom

    It's crazy to think that after years of Pro Wrestling being on TV, they still don't know how to actively classify Pro Wrestling into any genre for these situations…