Phil Richardson is a freelance sports writer. In a previous life, he wrote policy and procedure for major national banks, but found the writing too thrilling and retired an overworked and overpaid Vice President of Vice. He lives the married high-life in Memphis, Tennessee.
Father Accused of Beating Son Over Oklahoma College Allegience
A Perkins, Oklahoma man has been charged with child abuse after paddling his 9-year-old son for liking the University of Oklahoma Sooners over his parent's preferred Oklahoma State Cowboys.
New NCAA Football Rules: What Exactly is Being Proposed?
It's the off-season for NCAA football - you know, that minute of time between National Signing Day and Spring Training - whereby the NCAA rules committee comes together for their annual meeting of the minds to determine if any changes to the existing rules should be made. With all of the media repor…
Guy Stuck in His Car Going 125 MPH With No Brakes
Imagine yourself jumping into your car for a quick run to the supermarket. As you approach your first stop sign, with the sun shining on your face and some fine tunes on the radio, you realize that your brakes aren't arresting your forward movement, but actually accelerating it. Eventually, you…
O.J. Simpson Throws Super Bowl Bash Behind Bars … Oh and He May Be Gay Now
Not only can O.J. Simpson fly his way around airports, but it seems he's finding the penal system as easily navigable.
Aussie Cricket Fans Set World ‘Beer Snake’ Record
A Sydney Cricket Grounds (SCG) security guard is being hailed as a hero after helping bored patrons set a new world record for 'largest beer snake' during a rain-delayed cricket match Sunday, January 20, 2013.
Edith Houghton, First Female MLB Scout, Dies at Age 100
Major League Baseball has announced that Edith Houghton, a Philadelphia baseball prodigy and first female MLB scout, passed away Saturday, February 2 at age 100.
Real-Life Bloodsucking ‘Vampire’ Found in Turkey
In a case of Sybil meets 'Twilight,' doctors in Turkey recently discovered a man who is believed to be the first example of a person with multiple personalities and a penchant for drinking blood.
Baseball Team Photo is Possibly First Ever ‘Bird Flip’ Caught on Film
Several years ago, author Ed Achorn visited the Baseball Hall of Fame and stumbled across what could possibly be the first known picture of a person giving the camera the finger. The ornery flipper turned out to be Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn of the Boston Beaneaters, a precur…
Joe Flacco Told Teammates to Run Onto Field & Tackle Punt Returner on Final Play of Super …
The lighting problems at this year's Super Bowl almost became the second most laughable event in New Orleans. Joe Flacco, the Ravens quarterback and Super Bowl MVP, instructed his teammates to illegally run off the sidelines and tackle the 49ers punt returner, Ted Ginn Jr., at the end of the Su…
Wayne Gretzky to Pair With Daughter Paulina’s Boyfriend Dustin Johnson at Pro-Am
Paulina Gretzky, a fashion model, Instagram star, and daughter of "The Great One," has been romantically linked to Dustin Johnson since he won the season-opening PGA Hyundai Tournament of Champions last month. Now, it seems, Johnson has ingratiated himself to father Wayne Gretzky by inviti…
How Ole Miss Football Became a Threat to the SEC Powerhouses in Just One Day
The motto for Ole Miss since Hugh Freeze took the coaching helm last year has been “Win the Day.” On National Signing Day, Ole Miss did just that.
NBC to Start Olympic Coverage Prior to Opening Ceremony
US Olympic broadcaster NBC has announced that coverage of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will start a day prior to the opening ceremonies.