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  1. Bill Barnwell



    Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) is a staff writer for Grantland.

  2. The Battle for the Best Sports Movie Villain of All Time

    Bill Barnwell and Shea Serrano

    Hi, America. My friend Shea and I are big fans of sports movies. It's very convenient, then, that we both happen to write for Grantland, which is a place where you can do things like create arbitrary lists ranking the best fictional quarterbacks...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. The Pitching Championship Belt, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    Click here for Part 1 and the methodology. We kick off the '90s with Clemens's best season as a Red Sox pitcher. After posting a 3.13 ERA and failing to make the All-Star team in 1989, Clemens bounced back in a big way, going 21-6 with a...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
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  5. B.S. Report: Bill Barnwell, Chris Ryan, and Rob Stone

    Bill Simmons

    Fox's Rob Stone and Grantland's Bill Barnwell and Chris Ryan examine what the Americans could have done differently in the World Cup, and get excited for the U.S. in 2018. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S....

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  6. The Pitching Championship Belt, Part 1

    Bill Barnwell

    So, last month, I'm reading The 30 by Jonah Keri, just as I do every Monday afternoon during baseball season. As he got toward the end of this installment, Keri started wondering aloud whether Felix Hernandez was the best pitcher in baseball, gi...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. World Cup Pass & Move: The Boys of Summer

    Grantland Staff

    For the last two weeks, the United States men's national team has had your neighbor talking about 4-3-3 formations, the lady on the bus wearing a Clint Dempsey-riding-Falkor T-shirt, and has probably been the reason dozens of babie...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  8. A Primer on Match Fixing in the Wake of the Cameroon World Cup Al...

    Bill Barnwell

    Late Monday night, FIFA's worst nightmare began to break. The Cameroon Football Federation sent out an urgent press release announcing that they were investigating claims that several of Cameroon's recent matches were fixed, most notably th...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  9. The Historically Dominant Oakland A's

    Bill Barnwell

    At 48-30, the Oakland A's have the best record in baseball. Most power rankings I've found have them as the best team in baseball, but that's only recently become the case; ESPN moved them up this past week, while Jonah Keri bumped the...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  10. Your ‘Luis Suárez Bit a Guy!?’ Reaction Post

    Chris Ryan, Mike L. Goodman and Bill Barnwell

    Chris Ryan: Hey, Mike! Hungry? It sure looks like Uruguay forward Luis Suarez just bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in a World Cup match. Uruguay, already up a man, went on to win the match and advance to the Round of 16. This is th...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  11. The End of Ghana’s Golden Generation

    Bill Barnwell

    As exhilarating as Monday's 2-1 World Cup victory was for United States supporters, it must have been equally as heartbreaking for Ghana supporters. Having clawed back to tie the match 1-1, and appearing to secure a minimum of a point after allo...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  12. World Cup Player Value

    Bill Barnwell

    You go to the World Cup to win the World Cup. And 32 teams have arrived in Brazil this week to do just that. (Yes, even the United States.) Obviously, only one team can win, and that team is probably Brazil. There's something else players get o...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  13. The Kids of the World Cup

    Bill Barnwell

    Here's a pretty small number for you: 736. Out of all of the professional soccer players on the planet, only 736 will compete for the World Cup in Brazil. You don't need me to tell you how talented these individuals are. What I can say a...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  14. Numbers Rarely Lie

    Bill Barnwell

    An essential part of preparing for the 2014 NFL season is looking back at what just happened. About all I remember at this point from 2013 is the Seahawks winning the Super Bowl and Ron Rivera acting out that fan fiction I wrote about the coach who a...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  15. Why Jose Fernandez Is a Model for Calling Up Young Pitchers

    Bill Barnwell

    If all goes as planned, Marlins starter Jose Fernandez will be undergoing Tommy John surgery on his torn UCL Friday morning. Fernandez's injury - likely suffered during the fifth inning of his final start - has left the baseball w...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  16. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Michael Sam and the NFL Draft

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Mays and Barnwell talk about Michael Sam's fit in St. Louis and key draft picks from around the league before making sense of the Madden cover vote. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports p...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  17. The NFL Draft and Michael Sam

    Bill Barnwell

    As the seventh and final round of the NFL draft rolled to a close on Saturday evening, two very important men were anxious for very different reasons. On one side, there was former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, surely coming to grips with the p...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  18. A First-Round Fiesta

    Bill Barnwell

    During a wildly entertaining first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night, the big three quarterbacks came off the board in three unexpected directions. Curiously, the team that had its choice of passers seemed to make the worst decision of them al...

    Blog | May 09, 2014