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  1. In Case You Were Wondering, Spain Is Definitely Not Over

    Michael Bertin

    Can you win a national anthem? Brazil might have done that before the Confederations Cup final. Although, from the crowd noise, it'd be difficult to pinpoint where the anthem stopped and the game began. It was only 90 seconds until Fred scored and...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  2. Looking back on the controversies and tragedies at the 1972 Olymp...

    Louisa Thomas

    It was about more than the controversy at the men's basketball finals — the 1972 Olympics in Munich were the site of unimaginable turmoil.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  3. The Americans Season 1, Episode 7: Only 'Duty and Honor' Are Real...

    Andy Greenwald

    Nothing brings a couple closer together than distance. We've all been there, right? Last night's fight still lingering in the air on the way to the train/bus/space station. The sour inevitability of the parting made even more bitter by a few final re...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  4. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and the Australian Open finals

    Brian Phillips

    Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray in a blistering (literally!) Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  5. VOD Report: Ice-T's Hip-Hop Doc, Katy Perry's Katy Perry Doc, and...

    Tara Ariano

    The Headliner The Cabin in the Woods If you've made it this long without getting spoiled on the plot of The Cabin in the Woods, I am so excited for you! If you haven't seen it, I assume it's because you figured it was a cookie-cutter thrill...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  6. The 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony: Freddie Mercury, John Lennon,...

    Amos Barshad

    The London Olympics came to a close Sunday night and, as promised, the final ceremony was composed of an epic montage of British music acts representing their country. The 2012 committee trotted out a crazy-eclectic lineup, epitomized by the fact tha...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  7. Get ready for a faster, higher, stronger version of The Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy wraps up his trip to London with actual letters from actual readers.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  8. About Last Night: U.S. Done in by Horseplay

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. A disastrous showing by American gymnasts Danell Leyva and John Orozco on the pommel horse relegated their country to fifth place in the team finals, and t...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Your Monday Olympics Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get going, forgive me as I become the 6,087,345th person to rant about NBC's decision not to air the swimming finals live on television. Put simply, it's a disgrace. I don't think I need to enumerate the reasons why it's a repugnant move fr...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. USA Olympics women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie...

    Louisa Thomas

    There's an uneasy tension among U.S. women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie Wells. But it's not a fellow countrywoman they need to worry about.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  11. June in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Number of Seattle Mariners who combined to pitch a ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  12. Q&A: Dancing With the Stars' Hope Solo Sizes Up Her Competition

    Chris Ryan

    This summer we all fell in love with the U.S. women's national soccer team as we cheered them on through their nail-biting run to the Women's World Cup final. And perhaps no player from that team captured the country's imagination like goalkeeper Hop...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  13. Nicholas Kulish on Dirk Nowitzki and German basketball

    Nicholas Kulish

    A writer in Germany takes in the Brose Baskets Bamberg v. Alba Berlin championship game and reflects on what Dirk Nowitzki means to his countrymen.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  14. How on earth are the Vancouver Canucks are on the verge of a Stan...

    Katie Baker

    Despite the blowouts, finger-biting, and rampant ill-behavior, the Vancouver Canucks are on the verge of a Stanley Cup. How on earth did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011