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  1. Phone Transcripts: The USC Football Coaching Hoax

    Shane Ryan

    Lane Kiffin was fired as USC's head football coach on September 29, and by now, you've probably heard of the alleged con artist who impersonated a USC official and called Tony Dungy and Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, pretending to discus...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  2. The College Basketball Offseason: Everything You Missed, and More...

    Shane Ryan

    You can't go very far these days without hearing a sports fan say, "I can't wait until college basketball starts." I'm not sure why they keep mispronouncing it as "football" — it must be a joke I missed, or a meme, or something — but the ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  3. About Last Night: This Is a Place of Facts

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Today's jokes will be written and performed by Dr. Magnus Facts, the winner of the recent "About Last Night for a Day" contest. He has dedicated his life t...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  4. About Last Night: Miggy 1, Sabermetrics 0

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera won the AL MVP award, beating out Angels rookie Mike Trout by a healthy margin. And now it's time for the ANGRY OLD SPORTS...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  5. Trailing Bill Murray at the Ryder Cup

    Shane Ryan

    "Bill, sign my ball!" the man behind the rope shouted. No, "shouted" is the wrong word — let's say "demanded." We were at the fourth green, and Bill Murray had just missed a birdie putt in the celebrity scramble on course no. 3 at the Medinah C...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  6. About Last Night: King Felix, Ruler of Mediocrity

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Red-hot Mariners ace Felix Hernandez tossed a five-hit, complete game shutout as the M's squeaked by the Twins 1-0. In related news, Las Vegas is now a ba...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  7. About Last Night: Ozzie's Tongue Twister

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Miami Marlins suspended manager Ozzie Guillen five games for positive comments he made about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Right before Guillen went o...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  8. About Last Night: The Tuna Goes Marching In

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Bill Parcells said he would be a "hypocrite" if he didn't consider the Saints' offer to coach for a year in Sean Payton's absence. He never really expl...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. About Last Night: Tebow's Second Coming

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Tim Tebow was introduced to the New York media on Monday and told them that there is no quarterback controversy between Mark Sanchez and him. "Just like t...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. About Last Weekend: Novak-olades!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Jeremy Lin had 28 points and 14 assists, and his teammate Steve Novak scored 14 fourth-quarter points as the Knicks beat the defending champion Dal...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Are The Giants Haunting Brady?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said that his team's pass-rushers are in Tom Brady's head. And at least one of them — the insanely creepy Jus...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  12. About Last Night: Penn State Hits Reset

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien has agreed to be the next head coach of Penn State. "I'm thrilled to be taking my dream job," O'Brien told re...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Who Dat Killing The Giants?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Drew Brees threw for four touchdowns and ran for another as the Saints routed the Giants 49-24. After the running touchdown, he tried to dunk the ball over...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  14. About Last Weekend: The NBA Unlocked

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. The NBA is back! Pending ratification, a new labor agreement has been reached between players and owners that would allow for a 66-game season begin...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  15. Sports Book Hall of Fame: Among the Thugs, Bill Buford, 1990

    Shane Ryan

    It began in a Welsh train station on a "misty, sleepy winter evening." There, Bill Buford heard an announcement over the loudspeaker telling everyone to step back from the platform. Unusual, but not as unusual as the scene that followed: an approachi...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  16. The Return of the Most Depressed Fan Bases

    Shane Ryan

    First off, anybody who clicked this blog post is a sick soul who likes to revel in the pain of others. The bad news is, that makes you an emotionally stunted human. The good news is, you're among friends. One of our main gambits here at Grantland ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011