Maracana stadium construction workers today in Rio de Janeiro staged a one-day work stoppage and "threatened a full-blown strike" starting next week. The action puts "more pressure on World Cup organisers" to finish renovations on the Confederations Cup and '14 World Cup venue by an April 15 deadline (REUTERS, 2/18).
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome today announced that it will host WWE's "WrestleMania XXX" on April 6, 2014. WrestleMania Axxess, the WWE's four-day interactive fan festival, will be held at New Orleans Morial Convention Center (Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
ESPN today announced that sports trivia expert Howie Schwab beginning this week will appear in a game show segment every Wednesday on episodes of ESPNU's "UNITE" late-night show (ESPN).