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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Sign of the Times: Can Perennial Recruiting Powers Michigan and F...

    Matt Hinton

    If you're the type of fan who keeps close tabs on college football recruiting, you don't need to be reminded that Wednesday is national signing day, the appointed hour at which thousands of high school seniors confirm their colleg...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  4. '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
  5. 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
  6. ‘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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The 22 Most Important Players in the Super Bowl

    Robert Mays

    Barring some Belichikian substitution mind games, there will be 22 guys on the field at any given time on Sunday. While who wins Super Bowl XLIX should come down to what offensive, defensive, and special teams units play the best, a number o...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  14. Finally, a Definitive Super Bowl Breakdown

    Bill Barnwell

    The Patriots and Seahawks aren't built for one another. These are two teams built around dominant secondaries that were designed to target other opponents. These are defenses built to stop the Broncos, Colts, and Packers, teams with terrify...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  15. 'B.S. Report': Bill's Dad and J-Bug

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up his dad and his buddy J-Bug to discuss the Belichick and Brady press conferences, how depressed they are about Deflategate, and more. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check ou...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  16. ‘You Mad, Bro?’ Revisited: What We Can Learn From the...

    Bill Barnwell

    If the last game between the Patriots and Seahawks wasn't the moment when we all realized Seattle was a force to be reckoned with, it wasn't far off. Seattle's 24-23 win over New England in October 2012 didn't perfectly kick off a...

    Blog | January 23, 2015