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  1. 30 for 30 Shorts: An Immortal Man

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. Red Sox legend Ted Williams grew up in front of America during baseball's golden age. He served his country as an ace fighter pilot in Korea and was the last man to ever hit over .400 for ...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. The Sixers Found Their Fuzzy Blue Dog, and We Have Entered a Gold...

    Zach Lowe

    It has been a dark few years for the mascot community. The Raptor, one of the league's beloved tricksters, tore his Achilles before the start of last season. The Pelicans had to redesign their mascot, Pierre, after the first version look...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  3. ‘Empire’ Records: Fox's New Music-Mogul Drama Em...

    Andy Greenwald

    It is truly a golden age on television. Not necessarily for exceptional shows - though there are plenty of them - but for character names. These are the days of Rust Cohle and Lorne Malvo, of Maura Pfefferman and...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  4. Vicente del Bosque: Euro 2016 is likely to be my last tournament ...

    ESPN Staff

    Spain News

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  5. Jeff Goldblum (and Tim and Eric) Would Like to Sell You Some Fanc...

    Grantland Staff

    Remember when celebrities used to hide their product-endorsement shame in Europe and Asia? Those were dark times. But now we are truly living in the Golden Age of famous people we like and respect openly attempting to sell us stuff in Americ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Pete Carroll, architect of USC golden age, not to blame for Troja...

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- The reaction was as subdued as the introduction. During halftime of Saturday's USC-Oregon State game, Pete Carroll's name was quickly read along with the seven other USC Hall of Fame inductees who were unable to the game. It was so...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  7. New Fall TV Shows, Reviewed Entirely Based on Their Posters

    Jason Concepcion

    Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, The Wire. The last decade or so has been a golden age for television. Oh, we're talking about network television? OK, well, network television is in a ... I guess ... what's le...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  8. New Emmys Promo: Two Meth Dealers and a Vice-President Walk Into ...

    Emily Yoshida

    The golden age of TV may be on the decline, but the platinum age of sneak peeks and bonus material is still going strong, and now the Emmy Awards themselves are getting in on the action. They've enlisted 2014 nominees Bryan Cranston, Aaron ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. Golden Age?

    • Warriors G Stephen Curry talks about Paul George's injury, Steve Kerr's new job and Kerr's shooting abilities. Curry • Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe discusses his eating habits, how he takes care of himself and Johnny Man...

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  10. Know Your Rom-Coms: 6 Tropes of the Genre's Golden Age

    Juliet Litman

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally... in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable moments, heighten...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  11. MLB - Million Dollar Arm in new golden age of baseball movies

    Jim Caple

    Twenty-five years ago, baseball movies were all the rage. Now, with the release of "Million Dollar Arm," they appear to be back in vogue.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  12. MLB - Keys to baseball movie success

    Jim Caple

    We've been blessed to be able to watch some terrific baseball movies over the past 30 years or so. Here's what they have in common.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  13. Three key questions for Mexico

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption: Can Mexico striker Javier Hernandez regain his form in time for the World Cup? END# Mexico's final round of World Cup qualifying was supposed to be the continuation of what looked like a golden age of football within the c...

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  14. Why Michigan State Spartans can repeat as Big Ten champs - Colleg...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner's examines the Michigan State Spartans' 2014 outlook, writing that the Green and White will contend for another Big Ten title based on their ample offense, stout defense and favorable schedule.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  15. Clayton's mailbag -- Scouting combine storylines

    John Clayton

    Tall and fast receivers will be popular at the combine. Plus: state taxes, the golden age of LTs and more.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  16. Man City's reacquaintance with the cup semifinal

    Simon Curtis

    As 1980 turned into 1981, Manchester City fans could have been forgiven for thinking the good times had arrived. It had been 10 years since the club's golden age had disappeared over the horizon, and the years in between had produced scarce pickings....

    Blog | January 06, 2014