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  1. A Vision for 2020: Baseball vs. the IOC

    Michael Baumann

    The Olympics are awesome, but they're run by a bunch of sanctimonious old men, who are so reactionary and so out of touch as to make Donald Trump look like ... I dunno, whoever the kids think is hip and with it nowadays. Which make the Olympics ra...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  2. The 10 Commandments of NHL Shootouts

    Sean McIndoe

    Just when we thought we'd seen it all in NHL shootout action, Alex Burrows proved us wrong. Plenty of players have used the ol' spinorama in a shootout. But none of them ever came up with that whole "ignore the puck entirely when you do it" angle tha...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  3. From Goalball to Murderball: The Five Must-See Paralympic Events

    Dermot Hunt

    The Paralympics have begun, and that means that there will be several hundred hours of sports being streamed live on the official Paralympic website. The likelihood is that most of these events will be unfamiliar to you, and there's no way that you c...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  4. The End of Lance Armstrong and the Glorious Future of Cycling

    Carles

    Lance Armstrong was my gateway into the world of professional cycling. After watching a few World Cups and developing a love of international sports that take place in "non-prime-time," "non-American" hours, cycling emerged as the most worthwhile. Pl...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  5. Your Wednesday Olympic Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    There are just five days of competition left in the Olympics, and China stays tantalizingly out of reach in the medal count: China: 34 gold medals, 73 overall U.S.: 30 gold medals, 70 overall Reader Daniel G. has invented Saber-Medal-Trics, wh...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. Olympic sprinter Justin Gatlin wants support as he attempts an un...

    Louisa Thomas

    But, as the 30-year-old sprinter attempts an unlikely comeback, he still wants to be loved.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. Cousin Sal's Olympic Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    The XXXth Olympic Games are well under way, and much like the previous Games, this one is booooring. You'd think by now that watching a Russian teenager shooting an arrow wildly off target would get the blood going — but no. Not on YouTube and ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  8. Olympic Basketball Contender or Pretender: Russia

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Heading into the Olympic basketball competition, there are several teams that are a threat to medal, and maybe even contend with Team USA. As the Games ramp up, we'll be providing looks at the strengths, weaknesses, and medal chances of these possibl...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  9. You Should Really Be Watching Olympic Handball

    Mark Titus

    Close your eyes as you read this and try to picture in your mind what I describe to you. Got 'em closed? All right, now imagine a sport that basically combines all of your favorite sports and sort of resembles that Powerball game from American Gladia...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Poolside Podium: Doping Rumors, Broken Records, and the Lie Behin...

    Katie Baker

    Can you believe the Olympics have only been going on for a couple of days? The past two days of competition have felt like two weeks. Already champions have been made and unseated, rivalries have been strengthened, American TV viewers have utterly lo...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. An Open Letter to Ariel Hsing

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Last night, Ariel Hsing, a 16-year-old American table tennis phenom, almost defeated the world's no. 2. Amid reports that Hsing would ease off on her training schedule to attend college, Jay Kang felt compelled to lend a little bit of unsolicited adv...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  12. Your Monday Olympics Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get going, forgive me as I become the 6,087,345th person to rant about NBC's decision not to air the swimming finals live on television. Put simply, it's a disgrace. I don't think I need to enumerate the reasons why it's a repugnant move fr...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  13. Grantland's 2012 London Summer Olympics Coverage

    Grantland Staff

    Team USA madness, profiles of the most fascinating athletes, and on-the-ground reporting from Bill Simmons.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  14. The Olympics and the global fan

    Charles P. Pierce

    How I picked my own Olympic team for the Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  15. NBC Announces It Would Like Its Comedies to Be Broader, Better-Ra...

    Andy Greenwald

    When the ship's going down, any piece of flotsam can look like a life raft. So it was yesterday at NBC's executive session at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, where, according to Alan Sepinwall, Peacock President Bob Greenblatt crowed a...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  16. YouTube HOF: Classic Commercials

    Converse Weapon Bill Simmons: "You already know what they did for me." "What?" "I walked away with the MVP." ("And this awesome blonde perm-afro-mullet. And the closing lines of the worst 30 seconds in rap history.") "Mikey Likes It...

    Blog | March 21, 2012