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  1. Boxing Relevance Report: Erislandy Lara and the Negative Risk-Rew...

    Eric Raskin

    In 2012, Grantland introduced the boxing Relevance Rankings, an attempt to combine pound-for-pound talent with marketability to rank fighters according to their overall clout in the fight game. The Relevance Reports are a way to keep that franchise a...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. The Emmy Nominations: Rivalries, Snubs, and What the Academy Got ...

    Andy Greenwald

    "Quality television is now platform agnostic," crowed Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum just before the sun rose over Hollywood this morning. He then launched into a list of all the different devices we use to watch the pr...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  3. Creole Hoops

    Mitch Moxley

    Sebastian Petion slumped on the court, wearing a red warm-up top over his team's school-bus yellow uniform, legs stretched in front of him, exhausted before the championship game even tipped off. The crowd was still trickling into the outdo...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. Linklater’s ‘Incredible Mr. Limpet’ Looking to ...

    Zach Dionne

    On Richard Linklater's horizon (now that he's visited Do You Like Prince Movies? and everything) is a remake of 1964's The Incredible Mr. Limpet. It'll star Zach Galifianakis as a marine preservationist t...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  5. A Quick Word About the Klose Constant

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    If you think about soccer too often, and if you do it with the right stereotypes in your head - brutally efficient Germans; playful, unorganized Brazilians - yesterday's game could've conceivably been a dream y...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  6. George R.R. Martin’s Final Answer to the ‘Will He Fin...

    Zach Dionne

    Fantasy historian George Raymond Richard Martin is asked, probably on a daily basis, to guarantee he'll complete A Song of Ice and Fire before quaffing any ale with Ned Stark in the afterlife. It's a serio...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  7. Gordon Hayward, Free Agency, and the NBA's Middle Class

    Zach Lowe

    As the world waits on LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, private planes, Vegas meetings, overpriced meals, and mystery pickup games, a few of the league's non-glamour teams are engaging in real and interesting transactions! The headliner is Gordon ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  8. Kyle Seager’s Ascent to Transcendence

    Michael Baumann

    There's a tired trope in romantic comedies: The leading man (or woman) bounces from dalliance to dalliance with a series of beautiful but ultimately disappointing people before eventually realizing that the steadfast best friend is his (or her) ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  9. No One Will Ever Kill 'American Gladiators'

    Zach Dionne

    American Gladiators, which came back for two quick seasons in 2008, is being revived once again."It's a little darker, more intense, more serious. It's a little less red, white and blue," executive producer Arthur Smith ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  10. The Miami Heat and the Prisoner's Dilemma

    netw3rk

    "We hope, however, to obtain a real understanding of the problem of exchange by studying it from an altogether different angle; this is, from the perspective of a 'game strategy.'" -John von Neumann a...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  11. Four Lessons From This Year’s Disastrous Fourth of July Box...

    John Lopez

    Maybe Americans have finally, truly, deeply embraced Futbol: The Beautiful Game. At least that's the excuse some pundits are pitching to explain this Fourth of July's massive box office boner: "because World Cup.&...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  12. ICYMI: The (Very Cool But Not Real) ‘Leaked Footage’ ...

    Grantland Staff

    Enjoy this "leaked footage" from the Star Wars: Episode VII set, featuring lumbering AT-ATs, an idling Imperial Destroyer, and all sorts of other fantastical conveyances lined up on airstrip. OK, fine. It's not actual "l...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  13. USMNT World Cup Winners and Losers

    Noah Davis

    Six days ago, the United States national team fell 2-1 to Belgium in the Round of 16, bouncing out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Americans managed a single victory across four games, a 2-1 win over Ghana in their opening match, but the squad made i...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  14. A Taxonomy of Puzzling 2014 MLB All-Star Game Roster Decisions

    Michael Baumann

    I know that it's dumb to get worked up over All-Star snubs, because in the grand scheme of things they don't matter. Though, really, neither do sports in general, so once we start getting worked up over sports, it's all...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  15. Stop Making Sense

    Brian Phillips

    Should we talk about where we've just been? The group stage was one coup after another, a sequence of thrilling games that gradually dismantled the existing order of international soccer. The last two world champions died in their baths. Italy, ...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  16. “Series Four! At last! It’s always special to return ...

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    Blog | July 02, 2014