-- According to multiple mainstream reports, including ESPN, the head of Istanbul, Turkey's bid for the 2020 Games has made it clear that "if we are awarded the games, Turkey wants to have wrestling events in Istanbul."

-- Wade Barrett attended Tuesday night's red-carpet premiere of WWE Studios's Dead Man Down. You can see Barrett positioned as a background player during a photo-op spotlighting Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Terrence Howard…