A's Reportedly Sign Veteran DH Billy Butler To 3-Year DealThe Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.
Top 5 NCAA Final Four Moments EverThe NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.
Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of MarchMarch Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
Smith's Double-Double Leads Butler To 68-56 WinAndrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Daily Madden: Boring NCAA Final; Bay Area Hoops Hall Of FamersIn the NCAA Men's Basketball championship game Monday night, Butler shot a record low 19% from the floor in a 53-41 loss to Connecticut.
Daily Madden: Butler's Success, Video Game ConcussionsJohn Madden told the KCBS morning crew Monday the team's success is a result not only of excellent coaching, but superb recruiting as well.
Daily Madden: Why Dunk Competition Winners Aren't Always National ChampsSome of the most jaw dropping moments in sports come during skills tests like golf long drive competitions or a home run hitting contests, but as John Madden points out, that individual skill doesn’t always translate into a successful pro career.
Daily Madden: Spring Training Ends; NCAA Cinderella DebateBoth the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's are back in the Bay Area after spring training in the desert, and will meet in exhibition games this week. Madden notes the Giants' playoff run and World Series effectively extended their season by a month.
Butler Beats Stanford 83-50Matt Howard opened the second half with 10 straight points and finished with 27, leading Butler to an 83-50 rout of Stanford on Saturday.