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  1. Bryan Curtis

    Bryan Curtis (@curtisbeast) is a staff writer for Grantland.

  2. The Trade Rumor Era

    Bryan Curtis

    Look, everyone knew LeBron James was opting out. Carmelo Anthony was no surprise, either. There has been only one truly brain-melting piece of news to come out of this NBA offseason, and Tim Bontemps had it. He just had to tweet it. Bonte...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. How Soccer Explains the Sports Page

    Bryan Curtis

    For decades, the American sports page ...; what's that? What was the sports page? That was the place we got our news, our opinion, our agate type. The man you see yelling about sports on TV? The sports page is where he hatched. I&a...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
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  5. Right Down the Middle

    Bryan Curtis

    Before we talk about what's new with baseball books - the author turns wearily to his nightstand - it's worth admiring how many of these damn things there are. If baseball has been shoved down...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. Superman’s Kryptonite

    Bryan Curtis

    Here we go with the main eee-vent of the eee-vening ...; Fighting out of the red corner, the champion: a boxer who served 20 long months in prison ...; convicted of crimes against women that will make you cringe ...; the be...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  7. The Mock Draft Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

    Bryan Curtis

    Do you remember your first time? I do. It was a warm spring night and I was 14 years old. Wait, we're talking about our first mock drafts, right? Don't harsh my reverie. I was the ideal age: old enough to be able to afford Mel...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. How Sports Media Has Handled the Donald Sterling Controversy

    Bryan Curtis

    Donald Sterling is - to quote the late Ultimate Warrior - a piece of human waste, but we've known about Sterling's bigotry for years, and, anyway, just ask his estranged wife...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  9. Ruslan Provodnikov: The Siberian Rocky in Brighton Beach

    Bryan Curtis

    A boxer may threaten to break you physically, mentally, contractually. He may threaten to break you, full stop. Ruslan Provodnikov, the Siberian WBO light welterweight champion, announced late last year, on Twitter, a kind of linguistic variation: He...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  10. Let Them Eat …;

    Bryan Curtis

    It's not every year you hear the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four say he goes to bed at night hungry. Sorry, did that stack the deck from the start? Did that make your confetti curl? We'll talk about last night'...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  11. North Texas …; Anaheim East …; What Is Arlington?

    Bryan Curtis

    "Where is the Final Four?" sounds like a headline handcrafted for SEO. It's actually a question that's been haunting the NCAA tournament all weekend. In a break during Saturday night's Wisconsin-Kentu...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  12. MLB 1-Day Warning: Season Preview Shootaround (the Horn)

    Grantland Staff

    At long last, Opening Day has arrived! Unless you root for the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Padres, Astros, or Yankees (lordy, that's a lot of unless-es; what are you doing, baseball?), your team will begin its quest for October glory on this very Mon...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  13. Did Kain Colter and Northwestern Just Put the NCAA on Notice?

    Bryan Curtis

    Yesterday, Northwestern football players won the right to form a union. Peter Sung Ohr, a regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, handed down the decision. What does this mean for student-athletes at Northwestern and elsewhere, the...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  14. The March Madness Vasectomy

    Bryan Curtis

    Every March Madness vasectomy is different. You might have your reasons for asking a doctor to cut a small hole in your scrotum; extract the vas deferens; sever the tube and cauterize it; and then, after fixing one-eighth-inch titanium clamps to each...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  15. Power to the Players: In Defense of College Football’s Prop...

    Bryan Curtis

    The NCAA is considering a proposal for an early signing period, which would allow recruits to formally pick their college in November or December, instead of waiting till February. Want to know why that's a good idea? Listen to the people s...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  16. Ben Hogan Isn’t Walking Out of That Sand Trap

    Bryan Curtis

    The old scrivener stood above the putting green as if ready to dive into a pool of sensory memory ...; Whoops. Sorry. We're not doing that kind of golf writing. Dan Jenkins was at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth the other day....

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  17. MLB Hall of Fame voting during the steroid era

    Bryan Curtis

    We know what MLB players were doing during the steroid era. Here's what baseball writers did.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  18. Texas Hooks Charlie Strong

    Bryan Curtis

    It feels great, doesn't it? I mean the fact that the University of Texas introduced its new coach, Charlie Strong, at a press conference yesterday. If college football is our most irrational sport, then the coach's introductory press conference is...

    Blog | January 07, 2014