WWE taped the following matches Monday night in Minneapolis for this week’s Superstars episode:
* Curtis Axel vs. Adam Rose
* The Ascension vs. Fandango and R-Truth
Axel received a big pop from the hometown crowd.
– As noted, WWE confirmed on RAW that Jonathan Coachman will be broadcasting live for ESPN’s SportsCenter on SummerSlam Sunday morning and evening from outside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. WWE posted this blurb on their website:
“Start your SummerSlam Sunday off right when ESPN SportsCenter airs live from The Biggest Party of the Summer. ESPN SportsCenter, live from SummerSlam, will air Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. This broadcasts mark the first time ESPN’s long-running sports-news franchise will be on-site for a WWE event. Former WWE personality and current ESPN anchor “The Coach” Jonathan Coachman hinted at the developing news in a series of tweets over the weekend before it was formally announced on Raw. Which Superstars and Divas might drop by the news desk mere hours before The Biggest Party of the Summer kicks off? Watch for yourself when SportsCenter touches down at the Barclays Center.”