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  1. Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll & Beautiful Mullets: Deni...

    Zach Dionne

    Let's glance at the quickie Wiki descriptions of Denis Leary's TV gigs: The Job, 2001-02: Mike, a New York City cop, "indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription drug abuse." Rescue Me, 2004-11: Tommy, a New York C...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  2. Afternoon Links: Billie Joe Armstrong Is a Real Actor Now

    Tess Lynch

    Billie Joe Armstrong has been very busy since he completed treatment for substance abuse early last year: Green Day resumed its touring schedule, there are two Green Day documentaries in the works, and oh yeah, Armstrong just signed on to play Leight...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  3. How Concern Over Pitcher Usage Can Actually Give College Coaches ...

    Michael Baumann

    We haven't completely solved baseball, but we've made great strides in the past 100 years. Standards for training, conditioning, and instruction are at an all-time high; the equipment is better and the medical treatment is more advanced; scouts scour...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Johnny Football Sort of Takes a Seat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were too gobsmacked by stories about the side effects of PCP abuse, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: On the eve of the college football season, the NCAA investigation of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel reached its ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  5. Relegation, Fascism, and Paolo Di Canio: A Sunderland Fan Takes S...

    Graham Parker

    So on Sunday night I get a text from Phil about fascists. Phil is my designated friend for casual abuse around the sporting arena. We share text messages full of sarcasm and invective that may well act as a social service for those around us, by b...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. Knowing Not to Go Is Half the Battle  On G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    Wesley Morris

    Did you think a second G.I. Joe movie was a good idea? It wasn't simply that the first one — taken from action figures and an after-school cartoon series — was nap-inducing (although, at least in my seat, naps were had). G.I. Joe: The Ris...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  7. Willem Dafoe, Veteran Recipient of Lars Von Trier's Abuse, Joins ...

    Amos Barshad

    The cast for Nymphomaniac, Lars Von Trier's erotic epic that may or may not feature Shia LaBeouf having real sex, keeps on growing. Joining Shia: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, the recently announced Uma Thurma...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  8. John Terry and England's Golden Generation

    Brian Phillips

    John Terry's racial-abuse trial and the end of an era in English soccer.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  9. Betty White's Off Their Rockers: Getting Punk'd by Gammaw

    Tara Ariano

    Anyone who watched a sitcom in the '70s or '80s was conversant with the "precocious kid" archetype. From Arnold Drummond to Punky Brewster to Rudy Huxtable to Olivia ... whatever the last name was of that kid they got to replace Rudy when she wasn...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  10. Chris Brown's Spousal-Abuse Pickup Lines ... and Other Horror Sto...

    Molly Lambert

    Us Chris Brown: "Confidently approached an attractive brunette" at a Grammy after-party and said, "Can I get your number? I promise I won't beat you!" according to the attractive brunette in question. "He and his friends laughed, then one yelled 'th...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  11. Arnold and Sly Go to Surgery: A Love Story

    Mark Lisanti

    Explains Schwarzenegger on his WhoSay page: After all the action, stunts & physical abuse shooting The Expendables 2 and The Last Stand, it was time for a little tune up on my shoulder. Look who was coincidentally waiting in line behind me for h...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  12. Souper Bowl I: One Shining Pho-ment

    Andy Greenwald

    After a riotous first day of the Souper Bowl - complete with buzzer-beaters, shocking upsets, and rampant allegations of MSG abuse - Day 2 of the Souper Bowl was a relatively staid affair. Which isn't to say it was dull! Riding a dominant performance...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  13. Jane Leavy writes an open letter to Penn State assistant coach Mi...

    Jane Leavy

    On the plight of the whistleblower.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  14. Jane Leavy on Penn State, Victims, and a Personal Memoir of Abuse...

    Jane Leavy

    Penn State, victims, and a personal memoir of abuse.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  15. Penn State Scandal: Last Night in Happy Valley

    Chris Ryan

    Here's a timeline and link dump covering all the activity that took place in State College, Pennsylvania, late Wednesday night. We'll update throughout the day if the story continues to develop. At about 10:15 p.m. EST last night, the Penn State B...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  16. Joe Paterno Says He Will Retire at End of Season

    Grantland Staff

    Embattled Penn State coach Joe Paterno, whose tenure was marred by a sexual abuse scandal involving former assistant Jerry Sandusky, said in a statement Wednesday that he will retire at the end of this season. Penn State's Board of Trustees is sti...

    Blog | November 09, 2011