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  1. The 30: It’s a Brave New World

    Jonah Keri

    The A's and Cubs pulled off the first blockbuster of trade-deadline season with a six-player swap over the holiday weekend, but it's tough to know when we'll see another deal that big. That's because with one week to go until the...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Sharknado, Too! How the Samardzija Trade Positions the A’s ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics pulled off a blockbuster trade over the holiday weekend, signaling the small-revenue Athletics' commitment to winning now and the mega-market Cubs' desire to keep costs down until they're fieldin...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. The Sheer Joy of Draft-Watching Gary Bettman

    Sean McIndoe

    "We have a trade to announce." Those six words have to rank among hockey fans' favorite phrases. And ironically, that's especially true when they're spoken by one of the sport's most unpo...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  4. Draft Night in Brooklyn: The Year-Round NBA Is Born

    netw3rk

    There is a gaggle of Hinkies inside the Barclays Center Starbucks. It looks like a Philadelphia suburb in here. It's about 5 p.m., and a group of red, white, and blue Sixers shirts crowd around a laptop, hashing out trade and draft scenario...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  5. Bill and Jalen’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft: The Cavs Should Trade...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose break down how they think the 2014 NBA draft SHOULD play out. It's hard to say who is struggling more, the NBA teams trying to decide what to do with their picks, or Bill and Jalen trying to use the touch-screen monit...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  6. The Future in Cleveland Is Bright and Completely Terrifying

    Andrew Sharp

    OK. We're about 24 hours away from the NBA draft, and more than any draft I can remember, everyone's clueless. There are trade rumors involving every team in the top five, two different players could go no. 1, and then, on the periphery, yo...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  7. B.S. Report: Chad Ford on the 2014 NBA Draft

    Bill Simmons

    ESPN's Chad Ford joins Bill Simmons to discuss the 2014 NBA draft, including injury concerns, possible trades, and players to look out for. Listen to the podcast here. Below are some excerpts from the podcast: On Joel Embiid's f...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  8. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Grantland's Zach Lowe and Bill Simmons discuss the news of Joel Embiid's foot injury, give their thoughts on the NBA Finals, and speculate about potential trades. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTu...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  9. You Can Go Home Again: Eight NHL Players Who Pulled a Luongo

    Sean McIndoe

    The most surprising move from last week's trade deadline was the deal that sent Roberto Luongo and his supposedly untradable contract to the Florida Panthers in exchange for goalie Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias. Beyond b...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. The NHL’s Top-Secret Trade Request Application

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, with 38 players moved in 20 separate deals. It was a busy day, thanks in part to an unusually high number of players who reportedly asked to be traded. While there's a thin line betwee...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  11. Breaking Down the Biggest Deals on NHL Deadline Day (and the Ones...

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, and as always, it was capped off by a hectic few days. There were 20 deals made yesterday, and a total of 33 in the week leading up to the deadline. Some teams, like the Sabres, were very busy....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  12. The Marc Gasol All-Stars

    Zach Lowe

    We're done with the NBA geek's midseason triathlon: the bleary-eyed madness of All-Star Weekend, the salary-cap gymnastics of the trade deadline, and the brain-bending MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. It's time to burn the pocket...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  13. The Post-Deadline NBA

    Zach Lowe

    Even a blah trade deadline changes the landscape of the league and hints at important big- and small-picture trends. After a few days to breathe, let's examine some key unanswered questions: Which players are on notice after the roster shifts ar...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  14. The Trade Deadline Diary

    Zach Lowe and Bill Simmons

    E ditor's note: Every time there's an NBA trade deadline, Zach Lowe and Bill Simmons like to trade emails about the relative nonaction while secretly hoping that something huge will happen. It never does. Every February, they gamely p...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Best of Grantland Sports Podcast: 49ers-Panthers, the Bynum Trade...

    Grantland Network

    NFL Podcast previews 49ers-Panthers, Jalen breaks down the Bynum trade, Blazers discuss Man U's troubles, and Cheap Heat examine Daniel Bryan's story line. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantlan...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  16. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Grantland's Zach Lowe take a look at the NBA playoff contenders, then break down the Luol Deng trade and what it means for the Bulls. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts p...

    Blog | January 07, 2014