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Former Butler Basketball Player Dies After Battle With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.12.2016 | Sports

Former Butler University center Andrew Smith died at the age of 25 on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer. The former Bulldogs player suffered...

Celtics Announce Unexpected Coaching Hire

Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

The Boston Celtics have found their next coach and he is younger than Kevin Garnett. To the surprise of many, the Celtics announced the hiring of B...

Marquette Survives Another Wild Finish

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Vander Blue scored 19 second-half points to rally third-seeded Marquette out of another hole, and the Golden Eagles survived N...

PREDICT: Marquette vs. Butler

Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

No. 3 seed Marquette will face No. 6 seed Butler in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the East region. Butler defeated Bucknell in the seco...

Butler vs. Bucknell

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 6 seed Butler will face No. 11 Bucknell in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the East region. After a blowout loss to Illinois ea...

LISTEN: Announcer Goes Wild For Buzzer Beater

Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing On Saturday night, Butler beat Gonzaga 64-63 after Butler's Roosevelt Jones intercepted the inbounds pass from Gonza...

WATCH: Wild Buzzer Beater Saves Butler

Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

Rotnei Clarke may not have the hot hand against Marquette on Monday night but he kept on shooting. His teammates are glad that he did. With the game o...

Connecticut vs Butler: The Greatest Championship Game Ever

Ben Robinson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports
Ben Robinson

Basketball isn't about one guy scoring 50. These guys care about each other enough to not score, and that's just something you don't see enough of these days.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Last night's championship game will long be remembered for what it didn't have: made baskets. Butler set the all-time record for futility in a championship game, shooting just 18.8 per cent.

NCAA Title Game LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

Butler and UConn square off tonight in the NCAA tournament championship game at 9:23 p.m. ET. It has been a wild tournament thus far, filled with craz...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With all the hoo-hah that college basketball receives, how many of you outside of Indiana followed the Butler Bulldogs this season? Heck, not that many in Indianapolis follow them.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

There's a report that NFL owners want HGH testing in the new contract. Good for them.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

There were 5.9 million entries in the ESPN bracket contest. After Friday, there were no perfect brackets left. One person has 15 of the 16 teams still alive.

MARCH MADNESS SHOCKER: Top-Ranked Team Stunned In Bizarre Ending

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- With plenty of help from Pittsburgh, Butler found another way to pull off a stunning upset in the NCAA tournament. Matt Howard made o...

GRUESOME: Basketball Player Bloodied After Taking Elbow To The Face

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

At the end of the first half of Butler's game against the UIC Flames on Monday night, Bulldogs guard Shawn Vanzant hit a buzzer-beater to give his tea...

Mid-Majors Find Ways to Keep Dancing With Cinderella

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

With the NCAA tournament always comes the rise of the Mid-Major school, that smaller school whose postseason runs give us the biggest thrills. However, for many schools, it's a run that's very difficult to sustain.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Winning pays big dividends. Butler coach Brad Stevens signs a 12 year contract through 2022. By then he'll be 45 years old.

Thrust Into The Spotlight, Butler Stays Cool

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For tiny Butler University in Indiana, advancement into the NCAA's Final Four gave the school a healthy taste of fame. The Chronicle of Higher Educat...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Can you imagine if Gordon Hayward's shot had dropped from half court for Butler to beat Duke? We would have been watching reruns of Hoosiers ad infinitum. And rightly so.

Butler vs. Duke: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Butler & Duke square off tonight in Indianapolis with the men's college basketball national championship on the line. Tipoff is at 9:21 PM Eastern (6:...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The 2010 baseball season began last night with the Red Sox beating the Yankees 9-7 at Fenway Park. There are 13 more openers today.

Michigan State vs. Butler: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Michigan State & Butler face off Saturday night at 6:07 PM Eastern (3:07 Pacific) in Indianapolis. The first Final Four game will determine which of t...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

In the NCAA, it's win or go home. Not for Butler. They win and go home to Indianapolis. And if you want to draw a comparison to the movie Hoosiers, go right ahead.

Kansas State vs. Butler: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kansas State & Butler face off Saturday evening and the winner gets a trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis. Tipoff is at 4:30 PM Eastern (1:30 Pacif...

Syracuse vs. Butler: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Syracuse & Butler kick off this year's Sweet 16 matchups at 7:07 PM Eastern Time (4:07 Pacific) Thursday night. Syracuse, a 1-seed, is favored by seve...