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  1. B.S. Report: Peter Berg

    Bill Simmons

    Filmmaker Peter Berg shares his excitement about his new film Lone Survivor, his regrets about previous film Battleship, and the secret to beating Floyd Mayweather. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check ...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  2. Maidana vs. Broner: The Unraveling

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Athletes should not be judged for losing, only for the way they handle losing, which means that on Saturday night in San Antonio, Adrien Broner, the undefeated champion of three weight classes, had some outs. Sure, he was in the middle of getting bea...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  3. 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
  4. The Video for Mike WiLL Made It's '23' Can Mean Only One Thing: I...

    Emily Yoshida

    Big day for Miley. Let's start with the above music video, for the silly, fun, insanely listenable "23," her collaboration with frequent producer/rumored bf Mike WiLL Made It, Juicy J, and Wiz Khalifa. It's basically a Saved by the Bell high school p...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Bill and Cousin Sal recap the huge weekend in sports and pop culture and guess the NFL Week 3 lines. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  6. Money's Inferno: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Las Vegas, one of our many deflating cities, managed to puff itself up for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Floyd Mayweather bout. The sights usually associated with fight week stayed more or less within expectations — the heads of retired professional a...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  7. About Last Weekend: Seattle's Best

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy reinventing the kneel-down, much to your own detriment, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: In a battle of the league's best defenses, the Seattle Seahawks leveraged a record-setting home-field advantage to pull ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  8. Is a Mayweather Loss Whats Best for Boxing?

    Eric Raskin

    On June 16, 2012, a week after the Tim Bradley–Manny Pacquiao decision that launched every conspiracy theory short of a fourth judge on the grassy knoll, HBO broadcaster Larry Merchant uttered possibly the most perfect quote I've heard in my 16...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  9. When Good Sports Go Bad: Looking Back at the Non-Legendary Vidond...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    At its best, boxing is beautiful to watch. Graceful and savage at the same time, it can force fighters to reach back and discover reserves of strength and desire that seem beyond human. If we're lucky, we might see some of that Saturday night, when F...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  10. Video: That Time Canelo Alvarez Took Over Peter Berg and Garry Sh...

    Grantland Channel

    In the below video, taken from the B.S. Report podcast, director Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Battleship, and the upcoming Lone Survivor) tells Bill Simmons the story of how Canelo Alvarez revived the struggling boxing gym that Berg opened with G...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  11. Canelo Alvarez and the search for the next Oscar De La Hoya

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Canelo Alvarez and the search for the next Oscar De La Hoya.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  12. The Boxing Business Gets It Right, for a Change

    Eric Raskin

    Traditionally, there has been no place for long-term thinking in boxing. If fighters permitted themselves much contemplation of the lasting effects of what they do for a living, few would become fighters in the first place. The same goes for fans, wh...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  13. The Jalen Rose Report With Floyd Mayweather (Plus Video!)

    Grantland Channel

    Jalen Rose talks to Floyd Mayweather Jr. about being villainized, betting big, and why he hasn't fought Manny Pacquiao. Listen to the full podcast here. Check out a video of the interview after the jump....

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  14. About Last Night: That's a Clown Return, Bro

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy picking the wrong Leonardo DiCaprio movie to model your life after and can't get that damn iron mask off your face, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Bryce Harper marked his return from an extended layoff with a h...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  15. We Went There: Matthysse Makes a Statement in Atlantic City

    Eric Raskin

    This wasn't supposed to be a blog post about Floyd Mayweather. The Lucas Matthysse–Lamont Peterson fight on Saturday night at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall had nothing to do with Mayweather. This was a fight between two of the best three junio...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  16. About Last Weekend: LeBron & Again

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy stirring up debate, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. LeBron James was a near unanimous choice for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award, securing 120 of the 121 available votes. About Last Night is all about st...

    Blog | May 06, 2013