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.
The D-Day Landing Beaches in Normandy, France — Go Here
The date was June 6, 1944. The invasion of France by the Allies had begun, and it was the beginning of the end for Hitler's Third Reich, and its occupation of mainland Europe.
5 Best Viral Prank Ads You’re Glad You Weren’t Part Of
Lately it seems every day is April Fools Day in the world of advertising; so many ad campaigns are based around pranking ordinary people. Due to the success of YouTube viral videos, prank campaigns have become the latest rage among advertisers.
Fowl-Tempered Pheasant Attacks Mild-Tempered British Family
An angry pheasant is terrorizing a family in a sleepy village in Great Britain by constantly attacking them every time they leave the house.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.