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  1. November Book Recommendations: Monsters, The Isle of Youth, Anyth...

    Kevin Nguyen

    Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football by Rich Cohen I'm often asked why I don't recommend sports books. I actually read quite a few of them; it's just rare I find one I like. Generally speaking, a lot of sports books are ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  2. Video: Louis C.K. Explains Why He Shoots and Edits His Own Show

    Grantland Channel

    Louis C.K. describes his horrible experience on The Dana Carvey Show, how you learn more from failure than success, and why he does everything himself on his own TV show....

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  3. The Chess Piece: Tavon Austin and the Future of Skill Position Pl...

    Robert Mays

    Before making his fourth move in five years, Dana Holgorsen needed a little convincing. West Virginia had contacted the Oklahoma State offensive coordinator and expressed interest in grooming him to be its next head coach. But prior to any commitment...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. Going Back to the Basement for the Waynes World Reunion

    Eric Ducker

    Last night the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, better known as the people who give out the Oscars, hosted a cast reunion and screening of Wayne's World. The official reason was to commemorate the movie's 21st anniversary, which means tha...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. Branching Out for Bellator

    Geoff Gallo

    For the combat sports fan, it's all about maintaining focus. We attend live events, watch other shows at home, then program our DVRs to bridge the gaps. We listen to industry podcasts, check Twitter feeds, patrol various blogs, and maybe even leave s...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  6. In Memoriam: Conrad Bain, Diff'rent Strokes Patriarch

    Alex Pappademas

    Conrad Bain, who played the stuffy-yet-kindly widower Philip Drummond for eight seasons on NBC's Diff'rent Strokes, died yesterday in Livermore, California. He was 89. Born in Alberta, Canada, Bain was a prolific theater actor before he became a s...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  7. We Went There: UFC 155, Las Vegas

    Geoff Gallo

    UFC events in Las Vegas have distinct electricity. In a city this grandiose, title fight cards almost become distorted by anticipation and excitement. It just feels different. And with the UFC looking to punctuate 2012 by brandishing a championship r...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  8. Save the Aloha, For Now: UFC Legend B.J. Penn

    Geoff Gallo

    Back in January of 2009, my friend Rick traveled to Las Vegas with some business associates to attend UFC 94. Living in San Francisco, just a short flight away, I decided to visit my old college buddy and reminisce about decades of miserable Vikings ...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  9. West Virginia's Air Raid Problem: Air Travel?

    Chris Ryan

    West Virginia lost their second game in two weeks on Saturday, falling to Kansas State, at home, 55-14. There were plenty of reasons behind the Mountaineers' loss. A passing attack that usually operates with no regard for fire safety laws could not g...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  10. Draw It Up: The Latest Wrinkles in West Virginia's Explosive Offe...

    Chris Brown

    For much of the past five years, Dana Holgorsen has helmed some of the most prolific offenses in college football. From Texas Tech to Houston to Oklahoma State, the current West Virginia coach's wide-open attack has been the premier scheme in college...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  11. The magical realism of WVU; bearing witness to Dana Holgorsen's m...

    Michael Weinreb

    Bearing witness to Dana Holgorsen's maniacal Mountaineer offense.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  12. UFC 152 Emerges From the Rubble

    Geoff Gallo

    For an entertainment company accused of oversaturating the market with its product, maybe an extended break wasn't the worst thing that could happen. But UFC 151's cancellation on August 23 created an undeniable firestorm in the mixed martial arts wo...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Poolside Podium: Doping Rumors, Broken Records, and the Lie Behin...

    Katie Baker

    Can you believe the Olympics have only been going on for a couple of days? The past two days of competition have felt like two weeks. Already champions have been made and unseated, rivalries have been strengthened, American TV viewers have utterly lo...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  14. The Power of Video: President Dana White's UFC 148 Vlog

    Geoff Gallo

    The success of HBO's Hard Knocks and 24/7 proved human interest stories build sports brands and win awards. Let's face it, if you can both make the NFL preseason feel captivating and domesticate the NHL, you're probably onto something. The UFC might ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  15. UFC on Fuel 4: Everything But the Fights

    Geoff Gallo

    Like most of the American workforce, I spend a considerable amount of my day linking YouTube videos or Google images in meaningless instant-message exchanges. My friend Lemmer navigates his computer for similar reasons. Anytime he comes across a fema...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  16. About Last Night: Pujols Isn't 'The Man'

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Albert Pujols objected to billboards in the Los Angeles area calling him "El Hombre." The words mean "the man," and Pujols would rather not use that ni...

    Blog | February 23, 2012