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  1. This Is the End: Time for the Week 17 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    I want to find you the perfect Super Bowl bet. It's my holiday gift to you. We're looking for an undervalued long shot with a better chance to get lucky for four weeks than everyone realizes. A good exampl...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  2. The Grantland All-Pro Team

    Bill Barnwell

    The season is not quite over, but it's already time to start celebrating the best players of this 2014 NFL campaign. With one week to go and playoff coverage taking up time in the weeks to come, I've gone through my notes for the year, talk...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. NFL Week 16 Winners and Losers: Seattle Runs Rampant, Atlanta Sta...

    Robert Mays

    The Seahawks This started coming into view last month when Carson Palmer -- and then Drew Stanton -- went down just as the defending champs began to heat up. The fight for the NFC West seemed like one o...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  4. Week 16 Wrap-up: The Percentage Game

    Bill Barnwell

    That was fun, huh? Week 16 delivered a full slate of entertaining games, including a pair of Saturday games that were wildly compelling for totally different reasons before a Sunday with a bevy of statement wins and losses. We're now down to 16 ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  5. 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
  6. College Football Viewing Guide: 2014-15 Bowl Fact Sheet

    Holly Anderson

    Bowl season is upon us. You probably have many questions. We're here to help, with the absolute least you need to know about each and every bowl game. College football's draw is in its anthropology, and what demands examination mor...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  7. Eagle’s Flight: The Genius of Stephen Colbert (and “S...

    Andy Greenwald

    It wasn't all an act. That's the first thing I learned when I sat down with Stephen Colbert in his office five years ago for a magazine cover story. Yes, the sweatshirted man I met that day was Stephen - no quotes -&n...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  8. 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
  9. ‘B.S. Report’: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Bill teases Cousin Sal that, with the Cowboys' win over the Eagles, Sal has yet again prolonged his annual meltdown. Plus, they guess the Week 16 lines. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our po...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Week 15 Wrap-up: King of the Road

    Bill Barnwell

    The Cowboys won the game they weren't supposed to win. It would have fit so many of the simple check boxes we assign to the team for Dallas to blow that 21-0 lead last night and lose in Philadelphia. Big game? In December? Against an NFC East ri...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  12. 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
  13. How Hard Is It for a Defensive Player to Win NFL MVP? Just Ask Th...

    Robert Mays

    By now, we've heard every side of the "J.J. Watt for MVP" debate. It's a lot of talk about the meaning of "most valuable" compared to "best" and whether the award is unfairly slanted toward quarterbacks &am...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  14. Seeding the NFL Playoffs, NCAA-Style

    Bill Barnwell

    I have to admit I'm a little jealous of college football right now. While the NFL still has three weeks to go before we can finally figure out who will suit up in January, the various deliberations and tribulations surrounding the announcement o...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  15. 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
  16. The NFL Three-Quarters Award Winners

    Bill Barnwell

    We've made it three-quarters of the way through the NFL season, so that means one thing: It's time to catch up on the various award races. Every quarter, I run through the regular-season trophies to get a gauge on how perceptions are changi...

    Blog | December 05, 2014