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
Cathy Kelley and the "Shocked Undertaker Guy" from WrestleMania 30 react to Shane McMahon's epic leap of faith off Hell in a Cell.04/04/2016 - 09:30
Less than 12 hours removed from their incredible WWE World Heavyweight and WWE Women's Championship victories, Roman Reigns and Charlotte appear exclusively on NBC's "TODAY" to discuss their title triumphs in front of a record crowd of 101,763 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and the magic and magnitude of WrestleMania.04/04/2016 - 10:30
WrestleMania Time Capsule: 2008
The following events also occurred in 2008 ...
The Dark Knight was the top grossing movie of the year with a box office of $1,001,921,825.
New York Giants upset the heavily favored and previously unbeaten New England Patriots 17–14 in Super Bowl XLII, held in Glendale, Arizona at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Quarterback Eli Manning was awarded the Super Bowl MVP.
The Detroit Lions became the first team since the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers to lose all their regular season games. They lost an NFL record 16 games during the regular season.
The Philadelphia Phillies won the 2008 World Series in five games. Cole Hamels was named the World Series Most Valuable Player.
Boston Celtics won their seventeenth NBA Championship by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in six games in the 2008 NBA Finals. Paul Pierce was named Finals MVP.
Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4 games to 2.
Rapper Flo Rida's first U.S. number-one single "Low" was the longest running single in 2008 topping the chart for 10 consecutive weeks.
American Idol dominated the television ratings, coming in first place.