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Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...Blog | December 20, 2013
In case you were busy searching for any actual sports to watch lest you have to spend time with your friends or loved ones, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: We're going to be digging deep today here at About Last Night as we look t...Blog | July 18, 2013
Every year, Forbes puts out a list of the 10 most disliked athletes in sports. Usually, that list is pretty much what you'd guess. A year ago, Michael Vick, Tiger Woods, and Plaxico Burress stood (or sulked) at the top. In this year's version, releas...Blog | February 06, 2013
It's been a rough couple of years for athletes nicknamed "Macho." In May 2011, pro wrestling legend Randy "Macho Man" Savage suffered a heart attack while driving, crashed his Jeep Wrangler, and died at age 58. Last week, 50-year-old ex-boxer Hector ...Blog | November 30, 2012
On Tuesday night, USA gymnast Jordyn Wieber revealed her true motivation for sustaining the years of grueling training, social isolation, bodily harm, mental anguish, and crushing anxiety that it takes to become a world class Olympic athlete. Hours a...Blog | August 01, 2012