Ron Franklin: Voice of the Oilers in the `70sRon Franklin, the play-by-play voice of the Luv Ya Blue-era Houston Oilers, was fired today by ESPN, according to media reports. Why? Because he apparently has a workplace worldview developed closely on the tenets of Mad Men. Franklin, who was th ... More >>
Remember Fen-phen, the obesity wonder drug that made headlines in the late 1990s when the FDA took it off the market because of abnormal heart problems in users? That same drug also sent product-liability lawyers across the country scrambling to courthouses, taking enough settlement money to pay for ... More >>
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