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  1. The Triple-Threat Match for Fighter of the Year

    Eric Raskin

    Sucker punches at weigh-ins. Judges filling out their scorecards in advance. Referees stopping fights at the count of nine. The "why wait?" attitude pervades boxing, so we at Grantland figure why wait until the end of the year to kick off our awards ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  2. The Year in Movies: How Hollywood Bounced Back

    Zach Baron

    How Hollywood bounced back from a miserable 2011. Plus: The top 10 of the year!

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  3. Ward vs. Dawson and the Lost Art of Appreciating the Lost Art of ...

    Eric Raskin

    There's wasn't much overlap between Willie Pep's years of lucidity and the age of Google. But it would have warmed the heart of arguably the greatest defensive fighter in boxing history to know that the second suggestion offered when you type his nam...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  4. Brian Phillips on the boxing career of freed American slave Tom M...

    Brian Phillips

    In 1810, a freed slave named Tom Molineaux fought in one of the most important fights in the history of boxing. This is his story.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  5. Hollywood Prospectus Pop Quiz: The Colorful Career of David O. Ru...

    Mark Lisanti

    As you may or may not have read, Oscar-nominated The Fighter director David O. Russell was briefly under investigation late last week for groping his 19-year-old transgender niece's breasts during a workout at a Florida gym, a manual inspection of he...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  6. Davy Rothbart interviews Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko about a ne...

    Davy Rothbart

    Q&A with the world heavyweight champions.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011