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  1. Titus’s NBA Draft Dennis Green All-Stars

    Mark Titus

    Today, the most serious NBA draft analysis in the world takes a look at the Dennis Green All-Stars, who are basically the exact opposite of the Upside All-Stars. These are guys who don't have a ton of room for improvement but who will be dr...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. The Duncan Way: How Cardinals Pitchers Continue to Dominate by Ex...

    Jonah Keri

    Dan Brooks, an experimental psychologist and the proprietor of the excellent baseball analysis site Brooks Baseball, contributed charts, data, and research for this article. Follow Dan on Twitter @brooksbaseball and visit Brooks Baseball for more adv...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  3. First Look: A Semi-Exhaustive Analysis of the New 'Batman vs...

    Mark Lisanti

    There is perhaps no more thrilling and important moment in our modern culture than the sudden revelation of a refreshed superhero costume, which calls us together in the virtual town square, nail-studded&a...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  4. Pitchers' Duel Diary: Yu Darvish vs. Sonny Gray

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the first 2014 Pitchers' Duel Diary. Here we anticipate one excellent matchup and put it under the microscope to see what we can learn about the dark art of pitching. The analysis occasionally goes deep, and occasionally goes embarras...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  5. Analysis: Big Ten Spring Football

    Holly Anderson

    Join us as we take a tourist's glance at the nebulous between-world of spring football, so often neither footbally nor springy. Previously: the ACC, the SEC, the Big 12, and the Pac-12. This week: the Big Ten, where a brea...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  6. "When we analyze the structures he painted, it appears Ross ...

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    Blog | April 14, 2014
  7. MLB Over/Under Jamboree

    Jonah Keri

    When cranking out baseball betting odds, Vegas and online sportsbooks have always used a combination of rigorous data analysis and information on individuals' betting habits to ensure that picking winners is a challenge. We laypeople like to thi...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  8. Oscars After-Party: Crowning Lupita, McConaughey’s Hero, an...

    Grantland Staff

    To read Mark Harris's analysis of the results, click here. Wesley Morris: When a host does most of her hosting down among the audience, the odds are high that the actors seated on the aisle or very near it will be turned into props. Last night,...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  9. Bridging the Analytics Gap

    Bill Barnwell

    As the eighth annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference approaches this weekend, I find myself thinking more and more about the next frontier for quantitative analysis. Authorship certainly isn't a problem, as there's no lack of metric c...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  10. Welcome to the NFL’s SATs

    Bill Barnwell

    The scouting combine is the most misunderstood event in football. Coverage of the combine has ballooned since 2004, when the NFL Network began offering live wall-to-wall analysis from Indianapolis. The growth of the web has allowed for increased cove...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  11. An Emotional Cost-Benefit Analysis of Competing in the FA Cup

    Brett Koremenos

    In the waning moments of their 2-0 victory over Tottenham this past weekend, Arsenal saw a key member of their attack carried off the field on a stretcher. He didn't know it when he was making amusing/taunting hand gestures toward the Tottenham suppo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  12. Introducing a Revolutionary New NBA Stat: Want It More (WIM)

    Jason Gallagher

    Since the dawn of Moreyball, we've seen a raging battle between stat geeks and narrative poets. Though the tides are dramatically rising on the side of statistical analysis, there are still plenty of old-school basketball minds who prefer to judge a ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. The True Hollywood Story of Kobe's Crippling Contract

    Zach Lowe

    There are trades and contracts that require cold, calculating analysis about whether the logic of particular transactions accomplishes the clear goals of the franchises involved. Kobe Bryant's two-year, $48 million contract extension is not reall...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. About Last Night: Knicks Get George'd

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy clearing your name in the best place for levelheaded legal analysis: sports talk radio, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Knicks failed to make a late lead stand up, as Paul George and the Pacers topped New...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  15. The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Despair of Kendrick Perkins

    Brian Phillips

    Can OKC's much-maligned center turn things around this season?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  16. Jonah Keri's baseball Grantland Dictionary

    Jonah Keri

    From "#Analysis" to "xFIP," consider this your reference guide for Twitter spats, bar fights, and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013