The Big Easy is no stranger to the economic boon that is sports-entertainment's greatest attraction, as Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards makes clear.01/10/2017 - 17:00
The news is official, and it's not too early to get excited for WrestleMania's return to New Orleans next year.01/10/2017 - 16:00
Passionate WWE fans couldn't wait to get their hands on tickets to next year's Show of Shows, emanating from the Citrus Bowl on April 2, 2017.11/21/2016 - 22:30
The Largest Athlete in the World takes on The Greatest Fighter in the World in this historic WrestleMania XXIV match that sees Big Show pitted against Floyd "Money" Mayweather with No Holds Barred.05/16/2016 - 18:15
On April 2, 2017 the world will converge in Orlando for WrestleMania 33. Watch it live on WWE Network.04/03/2016 - 23:00
The power of WrestleMania Week is on full display as WWE Superstars take over the city, community and all major news outlets en route to the Grandest Stage of Them All, WrestleMania 32!04/15/2016 - 16:45
WrestleMania Time Capsule: 1986
In addition to WrestleMania 2, the following events occurred in 1986 ...
The Chicago Bears dominate the NFL and create a music video for their song, called "The Super Bowl Shuffle." The Bears go on to win Super Bowl XX, while the hit single climbs as high as No. 41 on Billboard's Top 100.
The space shuttle Challenger explodes only 73 seconds after liftoff, killing seven crew members.
Nuclear disaster at Chernobyl kills 31 Soviets.
Out of Africa, starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, wins the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Vanna White and Wheel of Fortune is the newest game show sensation.
Oliver North testifies in the Iran contra scandal.
Cagney and Lacey puts television audiences under house arrest.
"Baby on Board" stickers start appearing on cars everywhere.
VCRs start to take off in popularity.
Bon Jovi releases their hugely popular album Slippery When Wet.
Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise, soars to the top of the box office, to date earning more than $353 million worldwide.
ALF becomes everyone's favorite cat-eating alien.
The New York Mets win their second World Series after a ground ball goes through Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner's legs in Game 6.
Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs acquires the Computer Division of Lucasfilm. Newly christened as Pixar, the fledgiling independent company's “Luxo Jr.” is the first three-dimensional computer-animated film ever nominated for an Academy Award.
The Montreal Canadiens hoist the Stanley Cup as NHL champions.
Sarah Ferguson marries Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. on March 17.
Hakeem Olajuwon and the Houston Rockets beat MVP Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics to claim the NBA Championship.