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  1. Some Fans Have Already Guessed the Ending to George R.R. Martin&r...

    Zach Dionne

    It's starting to feel a little weird explaining what A Song of Ice and Fire is, since you're probably one of trillions who watch the HBO series it's been adapted into, Game of Thrones. But just in case: ASoIaF is a (so far) five-book f...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. This Bud’s for No One

    Charles P. Pierce

    The other night, because I had little to do that could not be done by only occasionally hoisting myself off the sofa, I settled in to watch the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees play a splendid little game of baseball. Jon Lester was pitching f...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  3. The 30: Change Begets Change

    Jonah Keri

    No matter how much we watch, study, and obsess over baseball, the game will still make us look like fools. That's because for all of its hidebound ways, baseball is ultimately propelled by change. We might think we know which teams are going to ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  4. We Went There: A Night in the Shark Tank

    Katie Baker

    Joe Louis Arena has its long history, TD Garden has its swagger, and the Bell Centre has that certain je ne sais quoi. But if I were compiling a list of favorite places to go to watch a hockey game, the Shark Tank in San Jose would be very close to t...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  5. NBA Overnight: Evil Klay Thompson, Good Russell Westbrook, and No...

    Chris Ryan

    A quick look at last night's NBA action. This game kind of sucked to watch. At one point Jordan Crawford and Lance Stephenson got into it and I thought the world was going to end. This was one of those contests where you feel like -- despite ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  6. How to Survive Bad Basketball


    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  7. The Washington Redskins are a terrible mess

    Charles P. Pierce

    Did Mike Shanahan do RG3 a favor by benching him?

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  8. Vegas Weekend Recap: Don't Touch That Dial

    RJ Bell

    Sports bettors watch football differently, and the ending of Sunday night's game was an especially telling example of this fact. All viewers were glued to their TV sets when Andrew Luck threw the go-ahead touchdown with four minutes left. But then th...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  9. I Suck at Football 2.6: My Self-Absorption and Me

    Alex Pappademas

    Enrico Fermi is in town for a wedding. He has got a bunch of plans but he asks if he can watch football with me on Sunday. I tell him to meet me at 10, at Ye Rustic, my place of business. I'm there at 9:57. They've got the Bengals/Bills game on the T...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Weekly Weird Internet: Explaining the 'Starbucks Drake Hands' Phe...

    Tess Lynch

    Memes based on real people are a dangerous game. Nobody really wants to become a meme — or, more specifically, watch as the Internet mocks and improvises on a picture or video of his or her face — because not only do most people have tiny...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  11. The Shape of the Premier League to Come

    Chris Ryan and Mike L. Goodman

    A survey of the players, managers, ideas, tactical developments, and themes to watch out for in the 2013-14 Premier League season. Something Special Chris Ryan: The above video is of William Gallas scoring a game-winning goal for Chelsea, aga...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  12. Video: Jamal Crawford Pro-Am All-Star Highlights Electrify Basket...

    Grantland Channel

    Everyone in Sonics-less Seattle wants to watch and play some hoops — including the mayor. Jamal Crawford and a bevy of his baller buddies put on a show, to the delight of the crowd. The game went down to the wire, with host Mr. Crawford giving ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  13. About Last Night: It's All About the Yu

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were too busy finishing off a box of Pop Tarts to watch a 95-pound 13-year-old medal in the X Games, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Yu Darvish turned in a ferocious performance, striking out 14 Diamondbacks for the sec...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  14. Afternoon Links: Watch People React to That Game of Thrones Episo...

    Tess Lynch

    It has been brought to my attention that something happened on Game of Thrones last night, and I feel so left out that I guess I finally have to crack and watch the whole thing in order to feel the emotions illustrated so viscerally in the video abov...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  15. The 20 Types of Depressed Sports Fans

    Sean McIndoe

    By now, hockey fans have probably seen the video of a group of Toronto Maple Leafs fans watching last week's Game 7 loss to the Bruins. If you haven't, it's below. Fair warning: It's downright painful to watch. You don't have to be a Leaf fan ...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  16. Mike Brown's Firing Is Lunacy, But Here's Why It Happened

    Zach Lowe

    Some thoughts on the Lakers' firing of Mike Brown before I head to Madison Square Garden to watch two teams that are actually good at basketball in the present day play a basketball game against each other: * This is a ludicrous move, and one...

    Blog | November 09, 2012