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  1. The All-Seeing Eye Blinks: A Visit to the (Curiously Ignored, Odd...

    Charles P. Pierce

    We are always on camera now. We are on camera at the grocery store, at the bank, and in the lobbies of most buildings. We are on camera while we eat and drink and walk and wait for the bus. We are on camera when we approach intersections in our cars....

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  2. ‘The Grantland Oscar Preview’: Assigning Sports Doppe...

    Bill Simmons, Chris Connelly and Wesley Morris

    Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly assign sports doppelgangers to Oscar nominees. Is Bill Belichick's career more like David Fincher's or Jim Cameron's? Click here for more Oscar coverage. Are...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  3. How Far Will Marcus Mariota Fall Before the NFL Draft?

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    For the entire college football season -- literally, from the beginning to the end -- Marcus Mariota was the next great quarterback prospect. He could throw, he could run, he could decipher a placard decorated with Jim Rome's face and a fat...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  4. Retro Running Diary: Super Bowl XLIX

    Bill Simmons

    Super Bowl XLIX was like the last episode of The Sopranos (and I'm not the only one who thought so). I will always remember watching it, I will always be dumbfounded by the ending and I needed 48 hours to figure out what I thought happened. What...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  5. Lucky and Good: How Tom Brady Became the Greatest

    Andrew Sharp

    This is less about Tom Brady and more about greatness in general. Or what it takes to be the greatest. In other words, we're rounding Take Mountain today and heading straight for Think Piece Junction. If you're not up for that, fe...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  6. 'B.S. Report': Cousin Sal and Bill's Dad on the Pa...

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls his dad and Cousin Sal to break down the Patriots' win, the Super Bowl prop bets, and what this means for Brady and Belichick. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our pod...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  7. Looking for a Super Bowl Party, From Nogales, Mexico, to Glendale...

    Bryan Curtis

    On Super Bowl Sunday, I woke up in Nogales, Mexico. It was pitch black and there were only a few newspaper vendors making their rounds when I dragged my roller suitcase to the border to cross back into the United States. A young border guard glanc...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  8. ‘He Lives for That S​-​-t’: How 37-Year-O...

    Robert Mays

    It was happening again. Almost seven years to the day after the catch that made David Tyree famous, the Patriots were back in Glendale, Arizona, clinging to a four-point lead, with barely more than a minute left in the Super Bowl. There was no helmet...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  9. Super Bowl Wrap-up: What Was Pete Carroll Thinking?

    Bill Barnwell

    We'll never understand it. I can explain some of the logic behind Seattle's now infamous second-and-goal play call. I can show you why Russell Wilson threw the pass. I can point out why it might not have been quite as awful a decision as it...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  10. Super Bowl Run & Shootaround: So You Want to Play With Magic?...

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Mike Ehrman...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  11. Welcome to the Super Bag

    Bill Simmons

    You know what really sucks? This is an especially good Super Bowl matchup. The big-picture stakes: Either the Seahawks will become the first back-to-back champs in 10 years or the Patriots will win their fourth Super Bowl and vault their coach and qu...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  12. The Great Defender

    Chris B. Brown

    In the days leading up to Super Bowl XXV, then-New York Giants defensive coordinator Bill Belichick was searching for any weakness the opposing Buffalo Bills might possess. Powered by four future Hall of Famers, Buffalo's "K-Gun&...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  13. The Third Man: It’s Time to Give Vince Wilfork the Same Cre...

    Robert Mays

    When he's asked about Vince Wilfork, Randy Shannon always starts with the same story. It was the fall of 2001, and Wilfork was a freshman defensive lineman at the University of Miami. The Hurricanes defense, which Shannon coordinated, was t...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  14. Kraftwerk and Beast Mode: A Tale of Two Brands

    Charles P. Pierce

    As the Super Bowl finally groans nearer, let's talk about talking, because this unquestionably has been the most verbose Super Bowl of all time, even by the standards for useless hot air set by earlier Super Bowls. This has been a Super Bow...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  15. Mr. Special Teams: How New England's Matthew Slater Made a C...

    Kevin Koczwara

    The first time the Patriots sent him out on punt coverage, Matthew Slater made it "maybe five yards." He thought he could just run past the two blockers, but as Slater tried to dance around to either side, he got...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  16. The Original Saboteurs of Super Bowl Media Day: ‘Punch It U...

    Bryan Curtis

    Super Bowl media day is a farce. The lady from TV Azteca isn't asking about Bill Belichick's substitution schemes. Players are insulted or confused. A football writer in Phoenix today will scribble this down and think it&...

    Blog | January 27, 2015