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.
Real-Life Bloodsucking ‘Vampire’ Found in Turkey
In a case of Sybil meets 'Twilight,' doctors in Turkey recently discovered a man who is believed to be the first example of a person with multiple personalities and a penchant for drinking blood.
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…
Wayne Gretzky to Pair With Daughter Paulina’s Boyfriend Dustin Johnson at Pro-Am
Paulina Gretzky, a fashion model, Instagram star, and daughter of "The Great One," has been romantically linked to Dustin Johnson since he won the season-opening PGA Hyundai Tournament of Champions last month. Now, it seems, Johnson has ingratiated himself to father Wayne Gretzky by inviti…
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.
NBC to Start Olympic Coverage Prior to Opening Ceremony
US Olympic broadcaster NBC has announced that coverage of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will start a day prior to the opening ceremonies.