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  1. About Last Night: Getting All A's

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out joining Horace Grant in permanently settling the debate between the 1990s Bulls and the 2010s Heat, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss hit two home runs, including...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. Brandon Marshall on ‘The View’ and Chip Kelly, Footba...

    Robert Mays

    A quick look at some of the NFL news from the past week. There are about a dozen reasons Brandon Marshall signing a contract on The View was weird. First, it was a reminder that EGOTer Whoopi Goldberg and Jenny McCarthy share the...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  3. Five Scenes From Marquez-Alvarado

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Was outboxing Brandon Rios in the March 2013 rematch of their rumble from the previous year the worst thing that could have happened for Denver junior welterweight Mike Alvarado's career? OK, "worst thing" superlatives can be over...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  4. Detroit Retools Its Engine With Stan Van Gundy

    Zach Lowe

    It's almost a relief now that Stan Van Gundy, for whatever silly reason, was never able to nab a full-time spot as an NBA analyst on national TV. He would have been fantastic, alternating X's-and-O's education with hilarious rants abo...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  5. An Elbow Injury for Jose Fernandez, and Surgery for Baseball Fans...

    Michael Baumann

    From time to time, I like to watch highlights of Brandon Webb, my favorite pitcher of the past 10 years. The big, slightly putsy-looking Kentuckian had a strange, mostly upright delivery and an arsenal of pitches that ponderously approached the plate...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  6. Five Years Later, the 2009 NFL Draft May Be the Worst Ever

    Robert Mays

    Twenty years later, we can reasonably call 1994 the birth of modern NFL drafting. That's when the NFL went to a seven-round format, down from eight the previous season. Over that time period, and with five years of perspective, it&#039...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  7. The 30: Armed and Dangerous

    Jonah Keri

    Got the post-Easter blues? Dreading a week full of TPS reports? Just remember: Things could be worse. Way worse. It's Week 3 of The 30. ...; and never left. 30. Houston Astros (5-14 record, -41 run...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  8. The Sad Boys: Looking Back at Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Few cities have as rich a cultural and sporting history as Detroit. From the '80s Pistons to Bob Seger, Eminem to Miguel Cabrera, the Motor City is a rich tapestry of compelling figures, unbelievable moments, and uniquely American...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  9. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  10. LOL Knicks

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Down by one late in the fourth quarter, the Bucks drew up this fantastic play to get a wide-open 3 for Brandon Knight. The Knicks had no chance of stopping it. Here are the reactions by two of Grantland's resident Knicks fans upon being shown...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. About Last Night: The Moves Like Jagr

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy giving grudging credit to Rick Barnes for a game well coached, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jaromir Jagr set the career NHL record with his 122nd game winner in the New Jersey Devils' 5-2 win over the Otta...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  12. Week 15 NFL Viewing Guide: Joe Haden's Predicament and the Develo...

    Robert Mays

    Cornerback–Wide Receiver Matchup of the Week Joe Haden, Browns vs. Brandon Marshall/Alshon Jeffery, Bears In the NBA, 3-point shooting has become a pivotal ingredient for any team. Part of that is the actual value of made 3-point shots (the...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  13. Kelly Clarkson's Marriage Hits the Rocks ... and More Major Bumme...

    Molly Lambert

    Star Is Kelly Clarkson's Husband Cheating on Her While She's Pregnant? "Two women claimed they'd carried on affairs" with Kelly's new husband, Brandon Blackstock, in the past year. "While Brandon, 37, has disputed the cheating claims, sources clos...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  14. Pacquiao-Rios and the Philippines

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Manny's resurrection in Macau and its meaning in the Philippines.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  15. Please, Basketball Gods, Let the Thunder and Warriors Play in the...

    Chris Ryan

    Man, this has been a weird little season so far. Everybody looks terrible on the second night of back-to-backs, and back-to-backs are happening all the time. Miami looks human, Indy looks unbeatable, Brooklyn looks old, J.R. Smith hates Brandon Jenni...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  16. Forget Cabrera vs. Trout: Put This Bit of Crazy in Your Bottomles...

    Michael Baumann

    If baseball's MVP voters allowed objective criteria to guide them, we wouldn't have much of a debate about which two players deserve to win the award. But without debate, why bother caring about sports? Often, the empirics are so overwhelmingly in fa...

    Blog | November 14, 2013