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.
Bob Seger Makes 79-Year-Old Coma Survivor’s Dreams Come True
Evie Branan, the 79 year old Michigan woman whose first words after emerging from a coma that lasted five years were, "I want to go to a Bob Seger concert," got her wish and more last night (April 11) when she met the rock legend backstage.
79-Year-Old Woman Wakes From 5-Year Coma, Demands Bob Seger Tickets
Flint, Michigan native Evie Branan, 79, suddenly awoke from a 5-year coma on May 7, 2011, and her first uttered words were, "I want to go to a Bob Seger concert." It's been two years since and Evie is finally getting her chance to attend that concert.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.