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  1. Q&A With Philadelphia and Golden State Warriors Legend Al Att...

    Jonathan Abrams

    In 1960, Al Attles crammed a week's worth of clothing into a bag and left for a tryout with the Philadelphia Warriors. He thought little of his chances and was looking forward to a career as a PE teacher. Instead, more than five decades lat...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  2. Bill Simmons on David Ortiz and his evolution into a legend

    Bill Simmons

    Just like Bill Russell before him, David Ortiz and his larger-than-life persona have written his name in permanent ink in the Boston history books.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  3. 16-Day NFL Warning: Ryan Kerrigan Dusts Off His Bill Russell Impr...

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next few weeks providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. LB @LFl...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  4. How LeBron James transformed his game to become a highly efficien...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  5. Mr. Russell's House: Bill Russell and Bill Simmons

    Grantland Channel

    NBA legend Bill Russell tells Bill Simmons about the time he was coaxed out of retirement to play for the Lakers, the racial tension he felt in Boston, and why he never wanted his number retired. (Excerpt from the NBA TV special "Mr. Russell's House....

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week ...

    Bill Simmons

    Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  7. Rembert Explains the '80s: Bill Russell on Miami Vice

    Rembert Browne

    Welcome back to our series Rembert Explains the '80s. Every so often, we'll e-mail 25-year-old Rembert Browne a video from the 1980s that he hasn't seen. Rembert will write down his thoughts as he's watching the video, then we'll post those thoughts ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  8. Grantland Network: The Jalen Rose Show

    David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose reports from Las Vegas after watching Team USA Basketball's Olympic practice, breaks down NBA free agency, and explains why he's afraid of Bill Russell. Listen to Monday's podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, a...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  9. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angel...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill and Jalen turn their attention to the Thunder and examine the continued ramifications of the James Harden trade, compare Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant to Stringer Bell and Avon Barksdale of The Wire, and play the game show sweeping the nati...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  10. Video: Jalen Predicts Kevin Durant Will Join James Harden in Hous...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    During Bill and Jalen's preview of the Houston Rockets' season, Jalen predicts that Kevin Durant will join James Harden and Dwight Howard on the Rockets at the end of his run in Oklahoma City. Not done there, Jalen also predicts that Russell Westbroo...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  11. Video: Kevin Durant and James Harden Miss Playing Together

    Grantland Channel

    James Harden and Kevin Durant talk to Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose about how close they were before the trade, how they keep in touch, and how it is like they got divorced and Durant got to keep Russell Westbrook....

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  12. True Blood Season 5, Episode 6: 'Hopeless'

    Molly Lambert

    A yellow-eyed werewolf drags B.D.W.R. down a hospital corridor as two others go in for The Scarecrow (Bill) and The Tin Man (Eric). A reconstituted Russell wearing dirty blue striped linen pajamas tries to make Sookie part with more of her precious f...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  13. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal and David Jacoby

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal spend way too much time breaking down their favorite prop bets for Sunday's game, with Sal eventually revealing his fourth-annual Gary Russell Memorial pick. After that, Grantland's David Jacoby comes on to update the Soup...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  14. Thursday, June 16

    Bill Simmons celebrated a day more than 30 years in the making for Bruins fans while Chris Jones told Boston where it could stick its latest title and Kent Russell told the story of Boston's ultimate prize. Brian Koppelman detailed the death of onlin...

    Blog | June 21, 2011