Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— While it was reported last week that WWE had released Richie Steamboat, word is that he is still under contract. Steamboat has been out of action with a very serious back injury and at this time, there is no timetable for his return.
— As previously reported, Heath Slater has been given time off from WWE to deal with personal issues. At this time, he is expected to rejoin the company in early 2014.