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  1. The Sports Guy’s Week 16 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday column trying to figure out the exact moment when God started hating Cleveland (and whether He actually does hate Cleveland), click here. And now, the Week 16 picks ... (Home teams in caps.) JAGS (-4) over Ti...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Songs of the Week: D'Angelo, Miguel, Modest Mouse, and HudMo...

    Amos Barshad

    D'Angelo put out a new album this week, did you happen to hear?!! Of course you did: After 15 years of musical silence, the Black Messiah went and dropped Black Messiah with barely a few days notice, redeeming the cockeyed hopes of all t...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  3. The NFL Buddy System: How One Team Helps Another Make the Playoff...

    Bill Barnwell

    The final two weeks of the NFL season make for strange bedfellows. We're at the point at which every team that still has competitive football to play has a pretty clear path to either improving its playoff stock or ensuring that it gets to Janua...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  4. NFL Week 15 Winners and Losers: Buffalo Blasts Rodgers, Romo Near...

    Robert Mays

    The Bills Based on what the Packers said postgame, you might think they had lost to the Jaguars or Titans yesterday. "You have to show up every week," Jordy Nelson told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel&rsquo...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  5. The Week 15 NFL Picks

    Bill Simmons

    We split Friday's column into two parts. If you missed my piece about Chainsaw Dan Snyder and the Deadskins, click here. Here are the Week 15 picks. (HOME TEAMS IN CAPS) RAMS (-5.5) over Cards I stand by this now-ridiculous pick. The...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  6. ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Is Almost Brought...

    Jason Concepcion

    In his 1984 book, Normal Accidents: Living With High Risk-Technologies, Yale professor Charles Perrow defined a normal accident as an unexpected yet inevitable failure that occurs when a given system becomes overly complex. More com...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  7. Week 14 Wrap-up: The Breaking Point

    Bill Barnwell

    It's all over for the San Francisco 49ers. Given their tenuous position in the NFC's playoff picture heading into Sunday, losing to anybody would have been bad. Losing to the crosstown-rival Oakland Raiders was even worse. Losing to them by...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  8. The Week 14 Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    Two quick plugs, because it's officially the holiday season and I will NEVER catch you in a more charitable mood. Did you know that we released a 30 for 30 fifth-anniversary holiday gift set that includes five Blu-rays and 100 documentaries...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  9. The Lies NFL Playoff Contenders Tell Themselves

    Robert Mays

    As we head into the homestretch of the regular season, the biggest weaknesses of fringe playoff contenders come into stark relief. Maybe you've been able to put a Band-Aid on that depleted secondary or paper over the gigantic crack that is your ...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  10. NFL Week 13 Winners and Losers: PHILIP RIVERS! Aaron Rodgers Is a...

    Robert Mays

    The Chargers Yesterday was full of games that further shuffled the AFC wild-card race, but San Diego's trip to Baltimore was the only one featuring two teams currently mired in it. A Chargers loss would have been San Diego's th...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  11. The Week 13 Mailbag: Giving Thanks, Making Picks

    Bill Simmons

    On Sunday night, I thought I had a foolproof plan: Watch Survivor Series with my son, record the Giants-Cowboys game on DVR, then rip through the second half of football after wrestling ended. Of course, I never expected to miss the most randomly thr...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  12. Circling the Calendar: Your Guide to Cherry-Picking the Rest of t...

    Bill Barnwell

    The byes are finally over. Every NFL team has played 11 games, leaving five contests per team to go. That's 80 more NFL games over the next five weeks, likely ending with a Detroit-Green Bay game deciding the NFC North in Week 17. While th...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  13. Welcome to the Week 12 Thunderdome

    Bill Simmons

    When your mailbag question inspires me to email multiple friends and colleagues asking for their answers, then congratulations -- you've completed the Mailbag Video Game. There's no parting prize other than my eternal respect. A reader acc...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  14. Just Win, Sort Of: How the Raiders Took Down the Chiefs

    Bill Barnwell

    So, that happened. The Raiders and Chiefs somehow produced the most exciting Thursday Night Football contest of the year, with Oakland overcoming a second-half comeback from Kansas City and one of the most bizarre near-penalties you'll ever see ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  15. Cousin Sal’s Week 12 Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    Raiders (+7.5) over Chiefs Raiders (+270) to win the game When you are in the hole jermajestywise as much as I am (do NOT scroll down to see the year-to-date totals. I'm telling you, just don't do it!), you have to take chance...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  16. Travis Kelce Can’t Stop Dancing

    Robert Mays

    First Watch doesn't seem like Travis Kelce's kind of place. His branch of the Florida-based breakfast chain sits on Westport Road in Kansas City, Missouri, just 10 minutes from his downtown apartment. "I don't...

    Blog | November 19, 2014