1. Poker: Sport or Not...It's Not Easy

    I have read the articles and heard the arguments. Is poker a sport? Some say it isn't. Some say it is. I say, why does it matter? Because it is on ESPN? A lot of people think it is boring to watch...

    Ricky Butts Written by Ricky Butts about 6 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  2. Weekly Top 5—Baseball's Best: 7/21/08

    This is the first edition of "Weekly Top 5—Baseball's Best." Every week I will give my five best teams. These teams are determined by many factors. Acquisitions, injuries, and the way they are playing now...

    Ricky Butts Written by Ricky Butts about 6 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  3. Arm's Race?: Disabled List Could Determine NL Central

    Ben Sheets, Rich Harden, and Chris Carpenter. Brewers, Cubs, and Cardinals. The second half of the season is riding on the arms of pitchers that have consistently been hurt...

    Ricky Butts Written by Ricky Butts about 6 years ago 254 reads 5 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs' Unsung Heroes are the Heart and Soul of 2008

    The 2008 Chicago Cubs had eight All-Stars, a club record, and almost as many as we have seen in the past eight years. The thing is, these players aren't the ones that drive this team...

    Ricky Butts Written by Ricky Butts about 6 years ago 213 reads 3 comments