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  1. Afternoon Links: Parks and Recreation Gave Itself a 100th-Episode...

    Zach Dionne

    Parks and Recreation has evaded the chopping block many wonderful times — enough so that its 100th episode is coming up this Thursday, actually. To honor the milestone, the cast have shared their favorite moments in a new 20-minute clip. Fair w...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. The Star Trek 3 Directing Gig Might Go to Attack the Blocks Joe ...

    Zach Dionne

    J.J. Abrams has been vocal about the impossibility of directing Star Wars: Episode VII as well as another Star Trek movie. It's just too much space for one man; his insides would get all goopy and he'd start muddling Yoda's catchphrases with Spock's....

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Lucky 7 Debut Tonight; Read Our ...

    Grantland Staff

    ABC is rolling out a block of new shows tonight, including the much-anticipated debut of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. at 8 p.m. (ABC, Marvel, and Grantland are owned by the all-powerful Walt Disney Corporation). Is the premiere "the biggest event ...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  4. Baseball archaeologist David Block

    Bryan Curtis

    How one man is rewriting the history of the game — one diary at a time.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  5. What Is Total Shots Ratio? And How Can It Improve Your Understand...

    Mike L. Goodman

    The most important thing in soccer happens extremely rarely. Over the last two seasons in the Premier League there were only 2.8 goals scored per game. That's not a lot, and because it's not a lot, it's created a real stumbling block for statistical ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  6. Video: JaVale McGee Does JaVale McGee Things at Drew League

    Grantland Channel

    Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee continues to be a force at the Drew League, this week featuring his all-around skills by adding some passes and drives to his usual array of dunks and blocks....

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  7. The 2012-13 CourtVision Awards: Leading Scorers

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Carmelo Anthony led the NBA in scoring this season, but not everywhere. Every player has their own sweet spots — Shane Battier loves the corners, and Al Jefferson is in love with the left block. After an entire season of play, it's interesting...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  8. CourtVision: Gravity's Rainbosh

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Less than 90 seconds into Monday's Game 4 between the Bulls and Heat, something seemingly uneventful happened. Dwyane Wade had just received an entry pass down on the right block, where he was doubled by Nate Robinson and Carlos Boozer. Joakim Noah w...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  9. Miami Marlins fan woes

    Bryan Curtis

    Who's still going to Marlins games?

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  10. The Scene at Adam Yauch's Park-Naming Ceremony

    Amos Barshad

    Tomorrow, it'll be a year to the day that Adam Yauch passed away. This morning, at a park in Brooklyn just blocks from where Yauch grew up, his family and friends honored him in a very special way. The former Palmetto Playground — a tiny little...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  11. Meet the Timmy Chang All-Stars: College Football's Lovable Folk H...

    Ian Cohen

    The 2012 college football season was something else, right? Remember all those killer pancake blocks from Eric Fisher? Ryan Nassib leading Syracuse to glory in a series of fearless two-minute drills? Cordarrelle Patterson making an impossible leap to...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  12. Only You Can Save Happy Endings, Says Network Threatening to Canc...

    Mark Lisanti

    About a month ago, ABC announced it was moving the low-rated but critically beloved Happy Endings to a one-hour burn-off block on Fridays, the programming equivalent of stabbing the show in the gut with a rusty steak knife, setting it atop a sickly d...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  13. The Sports Guy spends a week with Mike Tyson

    Bill Simmons

    On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  14. Joakim Noah, Luol Deng, and the Chicago Bulls' Minutes Problem

    Brett Koremenos

    With his team nursing a 94-86 lead in the waning moments of last night's game against Philadelphia, Chicago center Joakim Noah crouched low on the left block as Evan Turner attempted the second of two free throws. As the ball arced toward the rim, Ph...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  15. On the set of 'Homeland'

    Andy Greenwald

    We were there as they shot the most controversial episode of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  16. Ghostface Killah Not Entirely Clear Who's Suing Him for the 'Iron...

    Amos Barshad

    On Thursday, Ghostface Killah stopped by MTV's RapFix Live to plug Wu-Block, the new collaborative effort from him and D-Block's Sheek Louch, and happened to get on the topic of his recent, odd little legal skirmish. While taking fan questions over T...

    Blog | November 30, 2012