Coleman Shannon was born without a right hand and forearm, due to a medical condition called Amelia, but that hasn’t slowed him down from chasing his baseball dreams. In fact, the 14-year-old left-handed pitcher recently threw a no-hitter in a Johnsonville, SC little league game.
There are more than four hundred and sixty Hooters spread out all over the United States. This suggests that a love of cheap beer and wings served by busty young women is an important part of our national character. And yes, this makes us proud to be an American.
There is no better feeling for a baseball player than hitting a game-winning home run. So Tennessee slugger Jameson Painter was on cloud nine when his eighth inning round-tripper put his Chuckey-Doak High baseball team in the lead for good in their game against Jonesboro University High.
However, when the senior got to the parking lot to drive himself home after the game he went from the thrill of victory to the agony of having to deal with a broken windshield. And Painter only had himself to blame for the shattered glass, as it was his game-winning moonshot that did the damage.
Ceremonial first pitches can be quite entertaining, especially if the luminary selected to do the honors doesn’t have enough arm to complete the toss. But just about the last word one would associate with the tradition is “creepy.”
Three Welsh tourists in Australia had themselves quite a night last Saturday, which ended with a scenario fans of the movie ‘The Hangover’ will certainly recognize . After consuming a few too many adult beverages, the trio broke into the local Sea World and swam with the dolphins. The revelers claim things get hazy after that. So when they woke the next morning and a seven-year old fairy penguin named Dirk was in their room they say they had no idea how he got there.
Lemonade stands are usually symbolic of the carefree nature of youth. Six-year old Drew Cox, however, has had to grow up fast. That’s because his dad, Randy, was recently diagnosed with seminoma, a rare form of cancer.
But now the $100 Frankfurter, a foot-long bratwurst topped with kobe beef, truffle oil, fresh lobster and hundred-year-old Louis XIII cognac, has been officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive hot dog in world.
Michael Jordan has been in some great TV commercials over the years. But the best MJ ad we’ve seen in a while doesn’t even feature Michael Jordan. Well, the ESPN spot doesn’t feature that Michael Jordan. Instead it’s all about a poor schlub whose parents happened to give him the same name as the Hall of Famer. Witness the pain of sharing a legendary name.
Named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has argued that he shouldn’t pay a lower tax rate than his secretary, the Buffett Rule would mandate a minimum 30 percent tax rate for any household which makes over $1 million a year.
But is the rest of country onboard with such an idea?
What state is ‘The Simpsons‘ hometown of Springfield in? Not only has that been one of TV’s biggest mysteries, but it’s been a long-running joke, as the animated show has teased revealing Springfield’s location numerous times but never has.
When one thinks of teenagers descending on a warm locale for spring break, heroic deeds isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But instead of making fools of themselves during their trip down to Florida, Cody Decker and Luke Vaughn saved two lives.
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