-- In yesterday's birthdays, Ray Gordy (a/k/a Jesse and Slam Master J) turns 34-years-old, Hiroyoshi Tenzan turns 42, and Villano III turns 61.

-- AJ Lee was featured in yesterday's "Diva Spotlight" on WWE.com.

-- As noted Thursday here on the website, former WWE creative writer Court Bauer revealed on Twitter Friday that a "relatively recent staff hire by now ex #WWE SVP of creative Eric Pankowski has temporarily taken over his position within the department."

Pankowski, who was appointed as WWE's Senior Vice President, Creative and Development in February 2012, was removed from his post earlier this month because he reportedly wasn't receptive to ideas beyond his own, costing him allies within the organization.