Butler plays in its second consecutive NCAA basketball championship game tonight, continuing a remarkable underdog story. espnW's Amanda Rykoff isn't buying a friend's statement that the Bulldogs' recent success is bad for college basketball.
In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Dirk Hayhurst, aka "The Garfoose," is harnessing his popularity and devoted Twitter following to raise money for relief with the help of Mercy Corps.
Many football fans are outraged over the NFL's decision to feature two teams with losing records in next Sunday's prime-time game. Amanda Rykoff defends the league's decision to flex the St. Louis Rams at Seattle Seahawks.