People in Japan are describing the earthquake and tsunami that rolled under and over eastern Japan as the gravest disaster since World War II. Television and newspapers are full of images of urban devastation, grieving survivors and smoking nuclear power plants.
A new star has emerged from the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament over the last few days.No, not BYU's super-shooter Jimmer Fredette ... or even Butler's last-second specialist Matt Howard.The star who's really inescapable?
Last Sunday, a 32-year-old bullfighter named Lupita Lopez appeared in Mexico City's Plaza Mexico — the largest bullring in the world — and was inducted into the tiny sorority of matadoras or professional female bullfighters.
It's the time of year when a sports fan's fancy turns to college basketball. But there's another kind of March Madness going on in the often forgotten sport of boxing. A new international league is trying to make boxing relevant again.