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 [VIDEO]
You never want to see something tragic like this happen in sports but you know it's always a real possibility.
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.
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…