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.
My Day in Amsterdam’s Red Light District
I'm zoned out - I just can't handle anymore. You can only smoke so many joints in a day.
The D-Day Landing Beaches in Normandy, France — Go Here
The date was June 6, 1944. The invasion of France by the Allies had begun, and it was the beginning of the end for Hitler's Third Reich, and its occupation of mainland Europe.
5 Best Viral Prank Ads You’re Glad You Weren’t Part Of
Lately it seems every day is April Fools Day in the world of advertising; so many ad campaigns are based around pranking ordinary people. Due to the success of YouTube viral videos, prank campaigns have become the latest rage among advertisers.
Fowl-Tempered Pheasant Attacks Mild-Tempered British Family
An angry pheasant is terrorizing a family in a sleepy village in Great Britain by constantly attacking them every time they leave the house.
Former Tennis Star Jennifer Capriati Charged With Battery and Stalking After Valentine’s D…
Former teen tennis phenom Jennifer Capriati has been slapped with battery and stalking charges after an alleged altercation with her ex-boyfriend on Valentine's Day.
Pantsless Drunk Driver Attempts to Get Away in Power Wheels Toy Truck, Fails
An Arkansas woman is facing charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct after allegedly crashing her car into a mobile home and attempting to make a pantless escape on a child's battery-powered toy truck.
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.
George Lucas’ Daughter Amanda Uses The Force – In The MMA Ring
It seems George Lucas knows another princess who's good in a scrap besides Leia - his daughter. Amanda Lucas fights not with a light saber or blaster, but with her hands and feet. Amanda is one of the premiere fighters in the mixed martial arts group DEEP.
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.
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…
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.
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…