The accolades rolled in last week when Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips tweeted the news that his dad, legendary football coach Bum Phillips, had died Friday, Oct. 18, at the age of 90.
When Alyssa Holtzclaw and her 10-month-old baby, Tucker, got into their white Chevy Trail Blazer in the early morning hours of Jan. 16, 2011, her family couldn’t have known it would be the last time they ever saw the mother of three and her youngest child.
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