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  1. Remembering the Cutters and Tasting the Rainbow at the Little 500...

    Mike Seely

    Witnessing an intramural bike race contested over 200 laps on a sooty, quarter-mile track sounds about as exciting as watching Scorsese characters not do cocaine. But not in Bloomington, Indiana. In Bloomington, it's the most captivating sp...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  2. Small(er) Movie Roundup: Total Sleazebag Edition

    Wesley Morris

    Dom Hemingway, directed by Richard Shepard With the Matthew McConaughey redemption cycle complete, professional rooters will be looking for a new, fully rehabbed Hollywood comeback. Jude Law makes a good candidate. True, "The Lawnaissnan...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  3. The End of Ivan and Andy

    Brian Phillips

    Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl are splitting up. If you follow tennis closely, chances are you're already deep in the grief cycle; if you're only a casual fan, I'm sorry to have to type words that will knock the bottom out o...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Wiggins Watch: The Presumptive No. 1 Draft Pick Makes His Kansas ...

    Corban Goble

    Since we last spoke, the Andrew Wiggins hype cycle has continued to spin like a possessed electric dryer. There have been more magazine covers and a shirtless spread in GQ. His native country's national sports network, TSN, has made arrangements to b...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. Unlimited Do-Overs: Why Do We Love Choose Your Own Adventure Agai...

    Tess Lynch

    Though we haven't yet decided on the definitive time cycle for nostalgia, the Choose Your Own Adventure series that peaked in popularity during the '80s and '90s is enjoying a sentimental renaissance. Maybe that's because the series is being develope...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  6. All Hail Wee Baby Jameis

    Holly Anderson

    We can't have been the only ones steeling ourselves for disappointment prior to Monday night's Florida State–Pitt bout. The 24-hour, high-speed news cycle has us hardwired for backlash. A two-sport star, acclaimed as the best quarterback prospe...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  7. Kanye West Got $3 Million to Play a High-Society Wedding in Kazak...

    Amos Barshad

    For his last couple of album cycles, Kanye West has skipped the full-fledged arena tour in favor of one-off appearances at festivals and well-compensated private parties. Usually, the latter means cell-phone release events. This Saturday, it meant th...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  8. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    With a cupcake schedule in September, the Indians have a shot at crashing the party in October.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  9. Grantland Reality Fantasy League: Marlon Switch-Hits for the Cycl...

    David Jacoby

    What looked like a light week in the GRTFL schedule turned into a trap game: Sure, The Bachelorette ground to a near-halt with the "Men Tell All" special, but The Challenge hit with the force of 1,000 sharknados. This week's episode featured hetero a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  10. 'Shipping Newsroom, Season 2, Episode 1: 'First Thing We Do, Let'...

    Emily Yoshida

    Before we commence another cycle of longing gazes, personal/professional entanglements, and rapid-fire verbal intercourse, I want to make a few things perfectly clear. 1. This is a column for people with emotional investment in the various romanti...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. And Then There Was One: Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Officially O...

    Mark Lisanti

    Just hours before the finale of what was widely believed to be the worst season in American Idol history, 12-cycle veteran Randy Jackson quietly gathered his belongings, whispered a despairing triple-Yo to his slumbering colleagues, and stole away in...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. ALERT: Jadeveon Clowney Is Not Safe for College Football

    Andrew Sharp

    This is not relevant to the NBA or NHL playoffs or baseball or anything else in today's news cycle, but in the spirit of Robert Mays's countdown to the NFL season, let's take a second to look at Jadeveon Clowney, the freak-of-nature hell-beast enteri...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  13. A Totally Normal Story: Luke Donald Won a Cow

    Shane Ryan

    Just another day here in the sportswriting world, with lots of normal stories about normal things. In the endless cycle of scores, predictable narratives, and boilerplate quotes, here's the latest: Luke Donald won a cow at a Japanese golf tourname...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  14. Internet Unearths Late-80s Footage of Martin and Charlie Sheen B...

    Rembert Browne

    The Internet is beautiful, in the sense that certain fads, memes, and obscure pieces of media have multiple life cycles, with each rise to relevancy enjoyed by new generations of online sleuths. Rarely are things that have been dug up true Internet "...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  15. Bizarre American Idol Plot to Replace Mariah Carey With Jennifer ...

    Mark Lisanti

    In what is easily the most exciting development in an otherwise buzz-bereft cycle of American Idol since intergalactic chauffeur Nicki Minaj somehow managed to yawn a rainbow of magical butterflies during an underwhelming rendition of Adele's "Someon...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  16. Songs of the Week: Drake, Daft Punk, Savages, Dawn Richard, and R...

    Amos Barshad

    Daft Punk, "Get Lucky" After oodles of anticipatory action, the full Daft Punk x Pharrell single is finally here, and so now the Internet can start arguing about it (vis-à-vis the correctness of the hype cycle, over/underratedness, classic ...

    Blog | April 19, 2013