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.
X-Ray of Stefan Struve’s Broken Jaw From ‘UFC on Fuel TV 8′ is Unreal
MMA fighting is known for its bone-crunching violence. In an effort to put an exclamation point on that fact, Kiwi star Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt crushed Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve Saturday night in Japan.
Twins Pitcher Met His Future Wife on Twitter
Learning that you've been traded to another team is an inevitable event during the career of a Major League Baseball player. For most players it's just a part of life - a non-event you might say. Not so for former Phillies pitcher Vance Worley when he was traded on Dec. 6, 2012, to the Twi…
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…
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…
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.