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.
70-Year-Old, One-Legged Golfer Hits a Hole-in-One
A one-legged 70-year-old retiree who is battling cancer and has poor eyesight hit a hole-in-one last week at St. Andrews in Scotland. Joe McLaughlin aced the par-3 fifth hole on the famed Jubilee course last Tuesday while playing a round with his lifelong buddy Dennis Leckie.
Swiss Hockey Player Left Paralyzed After Vicious Hit Into Boards
You never want to see something tragic like this happen in sports but you know it's always a real possibility.
Rory McIlroy Walks Off Honda Classic Course, Withdraws From Tourney
Rory McIlroy took his balls, literally, and went home.
For Just $7K You Can Vacation With the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
The old addage that "money won't buy you happiness" is mostly true, that is unless you have just under $7k in your pocket and an urge to vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
5 College Football Scandals That Rocked the NCAA
For a long stretch of time it felt as though every few years an NCAA university football program was caught abusing the rules and manipulating the system. These days it seems that not a single month goes by without hearing allegations of cheating by a major national football power...
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…
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.
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…