Mainstream media outlets have picked up on Jim Ross leaving WWE, and you can check out several links to those stories below:
The London Free Press: http://www.lfpress.com/2013/09/11/jim-ross-retires-from-wwe
The Atlantic Wire: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2013/09/good-god-s-jim-ross-music-career-retrospective/69317/
The Toronto Sun: http://www.torontosun.com/2013/09/11/jim-ross-retires-from-wwe
Additionally, the following wrestling personalities have reacted to JR's departure by Tweeting the following:
Stephanie McMahon: "Thank you for everything @JRsBBQ I've learned so much from you. You will always be the voice of the WWE. #halloffamer"
Howard Finkel: "I wish nothing but the very best to @JRsBBQ. I've truly enjoyed my professional and personal association with him through the years!"
Frankie Kazarian: "A very happy retirement to @JRsBBQ much deserved to a great gentleman and the voice of a generation."
Jonathan Coachman: "I will worked with @JRsBBQ for 10 years. Most people don't believe we are good friends but we are. The biz will miss him.#best"
Sean Waltman: "@JRsBBQ You are & always will be the best. That's coming from a boy who grew up on Gordon Solie. Thank You Jim."
The Iron Sheik: "Jim Ross @JRsBBQ great announcer in the history. nobody better than him. i love him forever"
Justin Roberts: "The passion, knowledge & untouchable experience. Thank you @JRsBBQ for adding so much to SO many matches and stories. #LEGEND
Beth Phoenix: "Thank u @JRsBBQ for doing me the honor of calling my matches & sharing ur wisdom. I was truly one of the lucky ones to b able to work w/ u!!
Scott Stanford: "I got to work with @JRsBBQ once! Wrestlemania 29 pre and post…now a collector's item as it would be his last Wrestlemania! Good luck JR!"
Lance Storm: "@JRsBBQ is the greatest announcer to ever call a match IMO. He's made more matches better than any wrestler ever has. "
Joey Styles: "Thank you @JRsBBQ for being the measuring stick for Pro Wrestling announcers & teaching me how to be a @WWE sports entertainment storyteller"
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