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.
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.
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.