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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.