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  1. About Last Weekend: Get Off My Lawn

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy shooting off fireworks to celebrate the start of the Tour de France, here are the top stories you missed in sports this weekend: Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title, outlasting Roger Federer for a thrilling 6-7 (7),...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  2. The World Cup USMNT Replacement Team Power Rankings

    Mike L. Goodman

    Our team is dead, long live our team. The U.S. has gone home, but that doesn't mean the soccer fun is over at the World Cup. With the quarterfinals starting on Friday, here's your guide to picking a bandwagon to jump on for the re...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  3. Exit Happiness: Nigeria’s World Cup Run Comes to an End

    Corban Goble

    "I haven't heard the halftime yet," said Obie, one of the many Nigeria supporters on hand for the Super Eagles' watch party at the Nigerian comfort-food spot Buka. He motioned toward a projection of the current...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  4. World Cup Players to Know: France’s Midfield General, Paul ...

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    Here is a brief introduction to Paul Labile Pogba, who is 21 years old: Then there's this: And I'm really just tempted to not write anything else because how the hell do you put something like this into words?...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  5. About Last Night: French Dressing

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy losing your balance and falling on top of an opponent, hitting your face against the person, and leaving a small bruise on their shoulder, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: France scored twice lat...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  6. The World Cup Sweet 16 Power Rankings

    Mike L. Goodman

    If you were vaguely unsettled by the most celebrated loss in the history of U.S. soccer, I've got good news for you. The knockout rounds are here -- no more draws, no more counting points, no more depending on other teams. Win and advance,...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. The Week in Gossip: Hope Solo vs. Her Nephew, Lana Del Rey vs. Fr...

    Juliet Litman

    Unwilling to give the U.S. men's national team all the attention, women's team goalkeeper Hope Solo stormed back into the spotlight this week. She got into a heated argument with her nephew that resulted in a 911 call. According t...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  8. Meg Ryan Will Be the Bob Saget of 'How I Met Your Dad'

    Zach Dionne

    You didn't let your disappointment with the How I Met Your Mother finale bury the fact that How I Met Your Dad is right around the corner, circle of life-style, right? Good, because the first big casting since Frances Ha&a...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  9. The 20 Overlooked Performances That Should (But Won't) Get Oscar ...

    Wesley Morris

    Academy Award voters have until tomorrow at 5 p.m. to turn in their nomination ballots, and when the nominations are announced on January 16, there will be six whole weeks to cry and carp about who was robbed. The following list isn't intended to rem...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  10. My Feature-Length TV Show of the Year: Frances Ha

    Andy Greenwald

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. Kim and Kanye's Versailles Wedding ... and Other Totally Reasonab...

    Molly Lambert

    Us Weekly Kimye to Wed at Versailles: "Leave it to the self-proclaimed genius to have a gilded ace up his sleeve. Nothing less than France's famed Palace of Versailles will do for his spring vows to Kardashian, 33." This makes so much sense. "Kany...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  12. Video on Demand Report: Man of Steel Smashes and Clangs Its Way t...

    Tara Ariano

    The Headliner Man of Steel I thought we all agreed Zack Snyder's Watchmen was a miss in the annals of superhero movies, and yet here he is again, taking on Superman. The latest of many, many versions of the Superman story, Man of Steel f...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  13. The Check-In: Hulu's The Wrong Mans Is the Best New Comedy of the...

    Andy Greenwald

    TV is celebrated these days for its ability to do nearly anything. It can tell stories about dragons and drug dealers, about The Walking Dead and dead men walking. It can take us to Brooklyn, it can take us to France, it can take us nowhere fast. ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  14. Quentin Tarantino Releases Best of 2013 So Far, Shares His Love o...

    Zach Dionne

    Whether it was to kick off the year-end list-making game earlier than ever or just to get a fan site off his back, Quentin Tarantino has named his favorite films of 2013 so far. The new QT honorees are alphabetized by title rather than ranked, and th...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  15. Denmark's Women's Soccer Team Might Win the European Championship...

    Michael Bertin

    After an unlikely victory over France in the Women's European Championships earlier this week, Denmark has managed to find itself in the semifinals (the team plays Norway today). That's notable for a couple of reasons. First, Denmark has yet to w...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  16. Tour de France Recap: How Did It Compare to American Sports?

    Carles

    When I watch the Tour de France, most of my bros ask me, "What the hell are you even watching?" It's hard to explain the nuances of cycling and the beauty of the Tour de France, the best race in the sport, without using the ceremonial language that w...

    Blog | July 22, 2013