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  1. Jonah Keri Podcast: Murray Chass and Rany Jazayerli

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri talks to baseball historian Murray Chass about MLB labor strife, PEDs, and the Hall of Fame, and to Grantland's Rany Jazayerli about the surging Royals. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network o...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. MLB Hall of Fame voting during the steroid era

    Bryan Curtis

    We know what MLB players were doing during the steroid era. Here's what baseball writers did.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  3. Best of Grantland Sports Podcast: Jacoby Jones, Josh Freeman, Man...

    Grantland Network

    Jalen talks about the Jacoby Jones scandal, NFL Podcast breaks down Josh Freeman benching, Blazers cover Man City's win, and Jonah Keri has a problem with Hall of Fame voting. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to Grantland Sports on iTunes....

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  4. A weekend at the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Bryan Curtis

    Cooperstown, 2013.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  5. Hall of Fame Ballot Breakdown

    Jonah Keri

    We got The Great Hall of Fame Shutout of 2013, a no-vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America that ensured induction weekend will be free of living beings for the first time in 50-plus years. Players accused (Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa) or k...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Rock, Chalk, OT, Then Jayhawk

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out doing some very last-minute ballot-box stuffing for the People's Choice Awards, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Kansas avoided an upset in their Big-12 opener beating Iowa State, 97-89, in overtime, as freshma...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. The Fallacy of the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Jonah Keri

    The voters have spoken: No living soul will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. The announcement that no players from this year's Hall of Fame ballot netted the 75 percent vote needed to gain enshrinement has triggered outrage in baseball...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  8. Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Bill Simmons

    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I find myself saying, "I don't even care anymore, the place has been ruined." Alas. Normally, ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  9. A Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot That Sadly Won't Be Counted

    Jonah Keri

    The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot includes 37 players, a few of whom have either admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs, or been found to have used them. The ballot's announcement means a river of sanctimony is about to be unleashed, wher...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  10. About Last Weekend: Not-So-Great Scott

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Adam Scott bogeyed the last four holes in an epic major collapse, and Ernie Els sunk a birdie putt on 18 to win the British Open by a single stroke....

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  11. About Last Night: A Rivers Runs Through It

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Philip Rivers threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns as the Chargers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 38-14 win over the Jaguars. "It's disappoint...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  12. Breaking Down The Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

    Jonah Keri

    The Baseball Writers Association of America recently released its 2012 Hall of Fame ballot. Time for the rending of garments and wails of despair. If you're not a member of the Hall of Fame nerd club, the high-pitched arguments over who gets in an...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  13. About Last Night: Grabasaurus Rex

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. In a GQ cover story, Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is quoted as saying he wanted to fight head coach Rex Ryan last season. Though many assumed the confli...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  14. Chuck Klosterman on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction

    Chuck Klosterman

    Cris Carter, Shannon Sharpe, and the true meaning of a "snub."

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  15. Applying Some Baseball Rules to the Hockey Hall of Fame

    Sean McIndoe

    The Hockey Hall of Fame officially welcomed six new members Monday night at the annual induction ceremony in Toronto. As per tradition, there were speeches, highlights, and the unveiling of each member's plaque. What there was n...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  16. Breaking down baseball's Hall of Fame ballot

    Jonah Keri

    How to fix baseball's Hall of Fame problems. Plus, a look at which 10 players deserve spots on the upcoming ballot.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013