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  1. The 2014 Miami Marlins: The Dog That Didn't Bark

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 season didn't have to be a moral victory for the Miami Marlins. To a certain extent, it still doesn't: The Marlins have quietly gone 19-12 since the All-Star break and sit 2.5 games out of the second NL wild-card spot. Ma...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. The Spurs Can't Stop Winning: Gregg Popovich Just Hired a Fe...

    Andrew Sharp

    Becky Hammon is her name. She's a six-time WNBA All-Star who plays for the San Antonio Stars. She's retiring after this season, and while personally I was always on #TeamSueBird growing up, Hammon's one of the most successful female&nb...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Men in Blazers: MLS All-Star Week Special With Guests DeAndre Yed...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    Rog and Davo travel to Portland for a special MLS All-Star week show. Guests include DeAndre Yedlin, Alex Morgan, and Clint Dempsey. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out&n...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  4. The Saddest Andrew Wiggins Interview

    Andrew Sharp

    Watch that Vine. Watch it with sound. One day we'll be remembering the LeBron-Love dynasty in Cleveland, or maybe looking back at Andrew Wiggins's All-Star career in Minnesota, and someone will ask, "What about those uncomfortable six...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  5. What the Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster Means for t...

    Jonah Keri

    In one of the most shocking blockbusters in MLB trade deadline history, the Oakland A's sent All-Star Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick to the Boston Red Sox for Cy Young contender Jon Lester, former Athletic Jonny Gomes, less than ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  6. Derek Jeter's Diary: Never Look Back

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Thursday, July 17: All-Star Break The days after the All-Star G...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. The Cleveland Cavaliers are increasingly confident that they will...

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    Blog | July 22, 2014
  8. The Assembly Line

    Charles P. Pierce

    This is the way that pennant races are born. Say you're a talented team from an industrial city in the Midwest. You come out of the All-Star break with a nice little 7.5-game lead over another talented team from an industrial city in the Mi...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  9. The 30: Angels in the Outfield (and Bullpen)

    Jonah Keri

    We're only three games beyond the All-Star break, yet the pennant-race craziness has already begun. The NL Central is a free-for-all following the Brewers' big slump. The AL East is full of mediocre-to-bad teams that believe they still hav...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. MLB Shootaround (the Horn): The Most Intriguing Second-Half Story...

    Grantland Staff

    After a painfully long All-Star break, baseball is set to resume on this joyous Friday. And even though we're more than halfway through the 2014 season, mathematically speaking, we've unofficially and collectively agreed to refer to this ne...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  11. PitchCraft: The Midseason GIF Awards

    Shane Ryan

    It's All-Star week, so rather than focus on a single pitcher, it's time for the first annual PitchCraft Awards. Here we'll be honoring the good, the bad, and the ugly from baseball's first half. Starting, because we're real r...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  12. Derek Jeter's Diary: Notes From a Final All-Star Game

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Thursday, July 10: at Cleveland Indians Nothing good ever happe...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  13. MLB Midseason Report

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the MLB All-Star break, a necessary pause during the grueling baseball campaign, and also the most boring time of the season for many fans. Since I've already said my piece on the yawnfest, let's turn our attention to something w...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  14. Welcome to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, Where the Devout Will Atte...

    Michael Baumann

    One Easter Sunday during college, I pulled on my wrinkled khakis and last clean dress shirt and walked a couple of blocks to the closest Methodist church. This church had its roots in the antebellum South, but despite being within sight of t...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  15. Home Run Derby Awards: Best Hair, Best Homer, Best Shaving Kit&nd...

    Matt Borcas

    While not everyone gets excited about Major League Baseball's All-Star festivities, this year's Home Run Derby threatened to be at least somewhat entertaining, thanks to a new bracket format, three fewer outs per round, and a semi-stacked f...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  16. About Last Night: Going, Going, Gone

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy looking for meaningful sports anywhere, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: Oakland outfielder Yoenis Cespedes won his second consecutive Home Run Derby, becoming the first player since Ken Griffey...

    Blog | July 15, 2014