Jim Ross Blog: More On JR Off WWE Intro, Steinbrenner Death

Matt Boone

The following is an excerpt from the latest online blog of WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross:

Jim Ross with more on being removed from WWE opening video: "Too much has been made of me being edited off the WWE signature open. I was on it for a long time and it was time to update the piece. In a year or so it’s likely that the open will be tweaked again and who knows who will be added or omitted?… I do not feel the ‘conspiracy theory’ concept that others have shared here on the site and look at my relationship with WWE as I have for years. I have no issues with cashing their checks and likewise have no issues in doing my assigned duties. I am pleased that I am not on the road 51 weeks a year but I do look forward to traveling to Kansas City this weekend for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match PPV."

Jim Ross on death of New York Yankees’ George Steinbrenner: "I met ‘The Boss’ in Tampa one year at the Sun Dome before a Royal Rumble, as I recall, as he was there with his grandkids. We talked Mickey Mantle for a few moments and he invited me to attend a game at Yankee Stadium as Mr. Steinbrenner’s guest. Unfortunately, I never took the time to take him up on his generous offer. Steinbrenner was a huge fan of the work of WWE HOF’er Bobby Heenan and ‘The Brain’ enjoyed some first class treatment from Mr. Steinbrenner over the years at the Stadium."

Check out the complete Jim Ross blog online at JRsBarBQ.com.

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