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  1. Buy Stock: Oscar Isaac’s Richly Deserved and Stupidly Delay...

    Steven Hyden

    Oscar Isaac is a great actor, a fine musician, a magnetically charismatic screen presence, and a supernaturally handsome man. What he is not is a movie star, though I suspect that will change very soon: Later this year he's set to appear as...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Swerve and Protect: Wanting More From ‘Blackhat,’ &ls...

    Wesley Morris

    Michael Mann's Blackhat is a paranoia thriller that treats computer code the way most movies treat serial killers. In the opening minutes, the camera surfs along cables, weaves between chips, pinballs ami...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. The NFL Swing Men: Eight Guys Who Could Decide the Divisional Rou...

    Robert Mays

    You know Tom Brady, Dez Bryant, Richard Sherman, and all the marquee stars of the teams left in the playoffs. But whether it's because of an individual's unique importance to a particular scheme or a weak point the opposition will look...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. Is Alejandro Bedoya the Future of American Soccer?

    Noah Davis

    Alejandro Bedoya sounds tired. The previous afternoon, the 27-year-old Englewood, New Jersey, native played 120 minutes in FC Nantes's comeback victory over Metz in France's Coupe de la Ligue - one of those "typical crazy Cup gam...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  5. Who Won 2014?

    Rembert Browne

    A quote from last year's bracket, appropriately titled "Who Won 2013?" With every passing year, I'm closer and closer to trashing the "Who Won" bracket model in exchange for "Who Lost." Or &quot...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  6. The Fourth-Annual Luke Walton All-Stars

    Zach Lowe

    An NBA veteran who shall remain nameless made it known last season that he wasn't thrilled about his inclusion on the third annual Luke Walton All-Stars. Team Walton is for journeymen thriving in unexpectedly large roles, and NBA players ar...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  7. 15 Wishes for the USMNT in 2015

    Noah Davis

    International soccer never quits, does it? The World Cup comes and goes, and then it's on to the next four-year cycle. The United States men's national team goes into 2015 riding a long winless streak, with some serious questions about wher...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  8. What Does The U Mean to You?

    Andrew Sharp

    When you ask someone what they remember about the University of Miami teams from the early 2000s, you get all kinds of different responses, depending on whom you're talking to. A younger person will definitely mention swag, because no football ...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  9. Three Freedoms

    Wesley Morris

    In mid-August, as racial protests roiled suburban St. Louis, sectarian violence inflamed the Middle East, and Vladimir Putin toyed with the mouse also known as Ukraine, a force of serenity seemed to emanate from South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. A gi...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  10. No-Man’s-Land: Reese Witherspoon’s ‘Wild’...

    Wesley Morris

    The movie tradition of - or is it obsession with? - lovelorn, recently divorced, or simply independent women embarking on Journeys of Self-Discovery is not new. Katharine Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Diane Lane, Amy Adams...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  11. Straight Outta Locash: ‘Top Five,’ ‘CB4,’...

    Amos Barshad

    Chris Rock, as you may have noticed, is having a moment. His new movie, Top Five - which he wrote, directed, and stars in, as a hacky superstar comedian meandering through a day of reckoning - is in theaters next...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  12. The Weight of Guilt

    David Hill

    Danny Ray Davis wasn't just a fisherman, he was a champion. You'd know that had you ever seen him around Grand Prairie, Texas. They say he always wore the prize "$50,000 Winner" silk jacket he got for taking do...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  13. Kobe’s Beautiful Madness: Understanding the Lakers’ A...

    Zach Lowe

    Watching the Lakers right now is honestly unlike anything I can remember in my NBA life. They have transcended basketball and become some meta public art piece that we can all enjoy. Watching them play, and in particular watching Kobe Bryant play...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  14. NBA Shootaround: Small Thing to a Giant

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. Davi...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  15. Are You Ready for the Big-Man Renaissance?

    Andrew Sharp

    For a long time now, it's been popular to worry about the decline of big men in the NBA. Lately, it hasn't even been a worry. It's just a fact. It happened for a couple different reasons. The NBA eliminated handcheck rules, which made...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  16. Jurgen Klinsmann vs. the Future of American Soccer

    Noah Davis

    In 2014, Jurgen Klinsmann put the finishing touches on the transformation of the United States men's national team into some sporting version of The Hunger Games. No one died, except for perhaps Landon Donovan's ego, but the German World C...

    Blog | November 19, 2014