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  1. Trade Deadline Preview: NL East Edition

    Jonah Keri

    We launched our division-by-division early trade deadline preview on Monday with a look at the NL Central. Today, the surprisingly weak NL East. ATLANTA BRAVES We're just shy of the season's halfway point, and the Braves are the only team in th...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  2. Get Excited About the Miami Marlins' Young Prospects Before They ...

    Michael Baumann

    You know the story. Jeffrey Loria bought the Montreal Expos, ran them into the ground, then swapped them for the Florida Marlins. For the next 10 years, he ran, essentially, a skeleton operation, at one point so brazenly failing to compete that Majo...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  3. Roster Doctor: The Unpredictability of Closers, NL Edition

    Jonah Keri

    Last year, Jason Motte was one of the best and most reliable closers in the game, racking up 42 saves, nearly 11 strikeouts per nine innings, and a 2.75 ERA. He signed a two-year, $12 million contract in January, and was widely expected to have anoth...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All th...

    Chris Ryan

    Pretty much every morning, About Last Night provides you with the essential sports headlines that you need to know. This is not one of those mornings. The Spurs defeated the Lakers last night, 84-82. This was the first and final appearance of Pa...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  5. Aroldis Chapman and the Florida Marlins

    Gaspar Gonzalez

    Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman makes a late-season visit to Marlins Park and stirs thoughts of what might have been.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  6. About Last Night: Colts Are Down With Luck

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. On Day 1 of the NFL draft, Andrew Luck was taken first by the Colts and Robert Griffin III was taken second by the Redskins. The Jets opted for Quinton ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  7. Let's All Get Excited About the Marlins' Home Run Geyser

    Sarah Larimer

    My (WORLD CHAMPION) St. Louis Cardinals face the Marlins tonight as the Fish show off their new stadium in Miami. I'm pretty excited, obviously, because this game brings together two of my great loves — Cards baseball and irresponsible governme...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Chaos in State College

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. After attempting to save his job with a unilateral retirement announcement, Joe Paterno has been fired as head coach at Penn State. Student demonstratio...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  9. Grantland Network Podcast: Jonah Keri with Logan Morrison and Jo...

    Jonah Keri

    We've got a bona fide Twitter superstar on the podcast! Logan Morrison, left fielder for the Marlins and proprietor of the excellent Twitter feed @LoMoMarlins, joins the show to talk about the virtues of on-base percentage, his thoughts on clubhouse ...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  10. About Last Night: Yankees In Name Only

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday Matt Moore earned an important win in his first major league start as the Rays beat the Yankees 15-8 and pulled within two games of the wild card and the ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  11. About Last Night: Crown The Yankees

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The Yankees have clinched the American League East. A clutch 8th-inning single by Jorge Posada put the Bombers past the Rays 4-2. Posada admitted that h...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Terrelle Is Ready For His Close-Up

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. At a hearing that lasted 80 minutes, Roger Goodell heard Terrelle Pryor's appeal of his five-game suspension. Pryor's appeal opened with a take-off on th...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  13. Hit & Run: 'I'm Not Okay (I Promise)' As Sung By K-Rod

    Chris Ryan

    Here's your Wednesday baseball news long toss covering stories on and off the field. The Brewers have perhaps lost a little of the SWAT Team swagger, have lost five of their last seven games. And while Tony La Russa will make sure the Cardinals w...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  14. Nothing Ever Changes

    Sarah Larimer

    Here's a picture from the Marlins game on Wednesday ... ... and here's one from a Marlins game in 2008. Well done, Florida Marlins. Good luck with that new ballpark. Follow Grantland on Twitter or check out Grantland's Facebook...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  15. About Last Night: Grabasaurus Rex

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. In a GQ cover story, Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is quoted as saying he wanted to fight head coach Rex Ryan last season. Though many assumed the confli...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  16. About Last Night: A Countdown of Great Significance

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a young person's life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. This morning we're counting down the ten most significant moments of Tuesday night. They could be great, they could be awful, or they could ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011