– One fan on Twitter was criticizing the finish of the main event of Thursday’s episode of WWE SmackDown that involved Kevin Owens, and Chris Jericho vs. Sami Zayn and Dean Ambrose. Owens replied to the fan:
And you being born was a terrible ending to your mom's pregnancy. She suffers for 9 months and you come out? Shame. https://t.co/77V3mZUXJu
— Kevin Owens (@FightOwensFight) April 22, 2016
Owens does an excellent job at keeping up with his heel persona on social media.
– It appears that Roman Reigns and Charlotte will be appearing on an upcoming episode of “Unfiltered with Renee Young.” The show airs on the WWE Network. Young posted this on Twitter:
— Donkey Kong Daddy (@ReneeYoungWWE) April 22, 2016
– The WWE Network has received the 2016 Cynopsis Sports Media Award for best Over-The-Top Content Service. WWE issued the following:
WWE was named the winner of three awards at the fifth annual Cynopsis Sports Media Awards: WWE Network for Over-The-Top Content Service, WWE App for Best Mobile App and Connor’s Cure for Pro Social Campaign.
For the second consecutive year, WWE Network received the award for best Over-The-Top Content Service, beating MLB.TV, MLS LIVE, UFC and PGA. WWE Network is the fastest-growing digital subscription service that includes all live pay-per-views, original programming and a massive video-on-demand library with more than 5,000 hours.
WWE App won the award for Best Mobile App beating NBC Sports, Bleacher Report and Bellator MMA. Currently, the WWE App has been downloaded more than 27 million times in 220 countries.
Connor’s Cure won the award for Pro-Social Campaign beating espnW, Litton Entertainment and Whistle Sports. Connor’s Cure started as a fund within the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to support pediatric brain and spinal cord cancer research, and continues to expand, most recently through a multi-year national partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research. To date, Connor’s Cure has raised $1 million and assisted more than 100 families around the world.
The Cynopsis Sports Media Awards recognizes the best work in the sports industry from the past year with categories spanning television, radio, digital, and marketing.