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  1. Doug McIntyre grades the Netherlands and Argentina following thei...

    Doug McIntyre

    The Match

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald exposed - ESPN The Magazine Bo...

    Morty Ain

    Larry Fitzgerald talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and reveals his love of chess

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. Pitcher's Perspective: Newton North vs. Silver Lake

    Andy Smith

    BROCKTON, Mass. -- As the game rolled on, Sunday's Super 8 nightcap between Newton North and Silver Lake became a chess match. Not just between opponents, but against the schedule. The winner would play Bridgewater-Raynham on Thursday, while the ...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. Breaking down tape of Dominique Easley

    Field Yates

    The New England Patriots have added to their carousel of defensive linemen with former Florida standout Dominique Easley. Below is our scouting report on Easley after a closer examination this morning. Alignment: A movable chess piece on the defen...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  5. Lineups that playoff coaches should use more - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle looks at one lineup combination for each team beyond its starting five that would help going forward. The Pacers, for example, would benefit from a grouping of Ian Mahinmi, George Hill, C.J. Watson, Paul George and Luis Scola.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  6. Women's Final Four 2014 -- The pros and cons of another Connectic...

    Kate Fagan

    Geno Auriemma and UConn locked up another national title, in impressive fashion. But all the qualities that make this program great also pose a problem for women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  7. Keys to Kentucky-UConn title game

    Fran Fraschilla

    Don't let the seed numbers fool you; in Monday night's national championship matchup between the Connecticut Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats, we have two very good teams with distinct strengths and weaknesses that should make for an interesting chess m...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  8. Carmelo Anthony -- New York Knicks bringing in Phil Jackson a 'po...

    Ian Begley

    Carmelo Anthony was among several Knicks to express excitement about Phil Jackson's arrival, calling the hiring a "power move."

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  9. Inside the Manning-Seattle D chess match

    Mike Sando

    Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas' intensity grew Thursday as the Seattle Seahawks completed their final team-wide media session before Super Bowl XLVIII. Thomas sounded ready to walk directly from the podium to the field at MetLife Stadium. "Any quarte...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  10. Curtis Martin on Peyton: Chess master

    Rich Cimini

    Curtis Martin always has been an admirer of Peyton Manning. Two years ago, the Hall of Famer wanted to see the New York Jets pursue Manning as a free agent. On Sunday, Martin believes Manning will be the difference in Super Bowl XLVIII. "I think t...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  11. Up-tempo chess match: Ryan vs. Kelly

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- All of the descriptions I've heard about the way Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly likes to move his players around in various formations to create confusion reminds me a lot of how we've seen Rob Ryan operate since he became defe...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  12. The Overlooked and Underseen Movies of 2013

    Grantland Staff

    With the tidal wave of Hulu Plus, Netflix Instant, Crackle, Amazon Instant Video, Apple TV, and VOD titles crashing into our queues every week, it can be nearly impossible to keep up with the small (and big-small) movies of the year. That's why Grant...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  13. Scouting Arizona vs. Duke

    Seth Greenberg

    The matchup between the Arizona Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils in Friday night's NIT final (6 p.m. ET, ESPN) will be a chess match of two coaches who want to take advantage of their teams' strengths and minimize their weaknesses. I've come up with ...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  14. Big Ben on no-huddle, second-year QBs

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger has long thrived in the no-huddle offense, and the Steelers quarterback provided some insight during his weekly media chat into why he is such a big fan of the attack. "I think the game of football is a chess match...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  15. Upon Further Review: Bills Week 11

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A review of four hot issues from the Buffalo Bills' 37-14 win over the New York Jets: Bills' defense keeps it simple: The first matchup between the Bills and Jets this season, back in Week 3, was assumed to be a chess match b...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  16. FIDE World Chess Championship! GET PSYCHED!

    Spike Friedman

    It's time to get prepped for your new November obsession: the FIDE World Chess Championship finals between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand. This is the most hotly anticipated chess match since Garry Kasparov's prime. Aside from matches involving...

    Blog | November 14, 2013