Oh, fucking seconded. There's a GREAT community at fireproclub.com where you can find fairly comprehensive save files if you don't have the patience to rename everybody and create the entire WWE roster on your own.
Well I have never seen a game in HDTV but I would say go for that. I dont really see the need to a wavebird unless you play alot of multiplayer games. I know unless I am playing a 4 player game I tend to use the orginal controler to save power.