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  1. About Last Night: Brooklyn in da House

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy diving headfirst into Day 2 of Nic Cage's 50th birthday bash (which, let's face it, was probably the best day of Nic Cage's 50th birthday bash), here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The suddenly somewhat hot Brook...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Jazz Tune Out Durant, Thunder

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy refusing to elect Michael Richards to the Hall of Krame because of character issues, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kevin Durant had 48 points, but the Oklahoma City Thunder still fell to the Utah Jazz, 112-10...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  3. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Grantland's Zach Lowe take a look at the NBA playoff contenders, then break down the Luol Deng trade and what it means for the Bulls. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts p...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. The Cavs Are Thinking Playoffs, the Bulls Are Thinking Ahead

    Zach Lowe

    The always massive Cavaliers contingent brought a multi-layered bluster to last season's draft lottery. The bow-tied crew hooted and hollered upon winning again, shouting over the actual announcement and drawing bemused side-eyes from Kevin Love and ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. The NFL Discard Pile

    Bill Barnwell

    While the NFL dropped an incredible weekend of wild-card action onto our televisions this past weekend, the 20 NFL teams without playoff berths continued to move on with their respective offseasons. In the middle of writing previews and recaps, I was...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  6. About Last Night: Windy City Bynum

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy pulling aside Johnny Manziel during a commercial break to have a serious values conversation, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Cleveland Cavaliers traded malcontent center Andrew Bynum and a host of draft pic...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  7. The Designated Player: The Not Top 10 of MLS 2013

    Graham Parker

    If you're not sick of top 10s of the year by this time, you should be. Fun as they are, most sane people find them as appetizing as turkey right now. I'm going to try not to add to the glut and instead, by way of marking the new year, share just a fe...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  8. NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: The Lucky Chargers, the Scary Pac...

    Robert Mays

    Winners Packers: Aaron Rodgers wasn't particularly Aaron Rodgers–like, Eddie Lacy looked hobbled, the Packers' defense continued its horrendous stretch, and Green Bay still went into Chicago and won. After the game, Rodgers said it was great...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  9. About Last Weekend: The Pack Is Back

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out being thrown in jail while attempting to incite a Seahawks riot by overturning a vegan food truck, and using your one phone call to beg Shane to fill in for you on About Last Night, here's what you missed in sports over the weeke...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  10. Week 16 NFL Winners and Losers: The Victorious Panthers, the Hapl...

    Robert Mays

    Winners The Panthers: It's impossible to pick a singular hero from Carolina's best win in five years. At various points in this game, Greg Hardy, Thomas Davis, Luke Kuechly, and Cam Newton was each the biggest winner in this one, which is how a fr...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  11. Best of Grantland Sports Podcast: TLC, Kobe Bryant, Bears-Eagles,...

    Grantland Network

    Cheap Heat covers TLC, Jalen breaks down Kobe's injury, NFL previews Bears-Eagles, Blazers interview Andrew Luck, and Chris Ryan talks with Stephen Malkmus. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantl...

    Blog | December 21, 2013
  12. Afternoon Links: Give Kanye a Time Machine for Christmas and He'l...

    Zach Dionne

    On a Yeezus tour stop in Chicago, Kanye decided to use his Auto-Tuned "Runaway" improv sesh to sing about Michael Jordan instead of being pissed off about everything in the entire world. ('Tis the season!) It was such a hit, people actually started s...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  13. Week 16 Fantasy Football Preview: OK, You Made It This Far —...

    Matt Borcas

    Fantasy football championships are inherently stupid, which is exactly what makes them so awesome. I mean, if we truly wanted to reward the owner who assembled and maintained the best possible team over the course of the season — ostensibly...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  14. The NFL All-Bargain Team

    Bill Barnwell

    It's not very easy for an NFL team to find a bargain in free agency. The vast majority of players who would be considered bargains on NFL rosters are guys who are still on their rookie deals, players whose salaries are artificially capped by the CBA....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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