Texan Larry Plake went out to one offshore oil job too many and ended up held for ransom in the Nigerian jungle.
Photo by Paul KnightName: Luke ButterfieldAge: 24Hometown: Ponoka, Alberta Event: Saddle Bronc RidingI got into rodeo because my family rodeos, my dad and mother. They have a feed lot up there [in Canada] so I've always been around cattle and livestock. I played hockey all through ... More >>
Photo by Paul KnightRodeo cowboys basically live on the road, traveling with a herd of men and women crazy enough to ride, rope and wrestle live animals for a paycheck. Each day, Hair Balls is asking a different cowboy to tell us a little bit about himself and his wildest story from a life of rodeo. ... More >>
Have you ever had this experience where you don't exactly watch a show - meaning, you don't sit down to really watch it and enjoy it - yet somehow you end up watching little bits and pieces of a show all the time whenever it's on? Enough so that you sort of feel like you've watched a lot of that s ... More >>
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The cool kids let it all hang out at Union's Undies Only party
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An infant with two fractured ribs and bleeding on the brain. A teenage single mom with no high school diploma. Grandparents with a business to keep afloat. Can CPS find a stable home for Angela Delacourt?
He had 78 hits over 50 years and revolutionized country music. Now, Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Congressional attempts to ax TV violence may put the First Amendment under the gun