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  1. What Is the NFL’s ‘Corner 3’?

    Robert Mays

    It all started in a bar. A friend and I were watching Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Pacers and Heat at Old Town Pour House in Chicago. Miami was up just two with 8:37 left in the fourth quarter when Ray Allen started to go off....

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Angels Win/Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deciding that if granted the powers of a time lord, you would go back and make Derrick Rose sit out the game where he first injured his knee, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Los Angeles Ang...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. About Last Night: Fear the Royals

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy Djoking around with your friends until they got Fed up and left to go play tennis with Rafael Nadal, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Thursday: The unstoppable Kansas City juggernaut plowed forward lik...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  4. NFL Heroes: All the Humans (and Machines) That Make Football Grea...

    Andrew Sharp

    It's August. Hard Knocks came back last week. Preseason football is happening almost every night now. It's time. Slap on some eye black and start mainlining over-the-counter adrenaline boosters that probably shouldn't be...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. About Last Night: A Royal Beating

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy preparing for an awkward Christmas with all your exes down in Miami, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Jon Lester and the Oakland A's put an end to the Kansas City Royals' eight-game...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  6. Hitting Wins Championships: Why the Chicago Cubs' Inverted R...

    Rany Jazayerli

    One of the things that makes it such a joy to watch the Chicago Cubs' rebuilding plan unfold is that the team's approach is completely transparent. There's no trickery here, no deceit, no super-secret process that's inscrutable ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  7. PitchCraft: Chris Sale, the South-Side Scarecrow

    Shane Ryan

    MLB 2014 scenario: A top young pitcher suffers an early injury, hits the DL, returns in May, totally dominates, and quickly puts himself back in the Cy Young race. If you asked 100 baseball fans to name the mystery player, 98 of them would say Cla...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  8. Fear Not the Huge NHL Extension

    Sean McIndoe

    The P.K. Subban saga is over, and it ends with a windfall. The Habs star agreed Saturday to an eight-year, $72 million deal that ends an extended stalemate between the two sides that dated back almost two years. In doing so, he became the most exp...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  9. About Last Night: Dodging the Angels

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy asking LeBron James for the one secret he used to lose that stubborn belly fat, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw was uncharacteristically shaky, but the Dod...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  10. The New Monsters of the Midway

    Robert Mays

    Muhsin Muhammad's time with the Bears is best remembered for its six-word eulogy. In 2008, Muhammad had just returned to the Panthers after three forgettable seasons in Chicago. In his final year, he'd caught just 40 passes for on...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. Finally, Chance the Rapper Releases His 'Arthur' Song

    Rembert Browne

    Ever since 2014 took its long overdue turn from sweatshirts to tank tops, Chicago's premier overallphile Chance the Rapper has been teasing colleges and festival crowds with a song that starts out like an ambient interlude and sudde...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Manny Being Manny

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out what the deal is with netball, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: In a battle of AL playoff contenders, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's 12th-inning walk-off blas...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  13. Kyle Korver: An Offense Unto Himself

    Zach Lowe

    As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest. The team, fresh off an Atlantic Division win and an appearance in the NBA Finals, was so low on cash,...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  14. Going Down Wikipedia's NHL Rabbit Hole

    Sean McIndoe

    I love Wikipedia. It's a great source for information and anecdotes about just about everything you could imagine. Granted, not all of that information is true, or vaguely accurate, or even spelled correctly. But it's interesting, and you c...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  15. NFL Trade Value, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    On Monday, Grantland published Part 1 of the annual NFL Trade Value column. Click here to read the first installment as well as a breakdown of the rules and how the picks are made. 29. Duane Brown, LT, Houston 28. Tyron Smith, LT, Dallas...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  16. The Cleveland Cavaliers are increasingly confident that they will...

    Grantland Staff

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    Blog | July 22, 2014