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  1. Marcus Mariota Is Going to Win the Heisman, But Should He? (Spoil...

    Matt Hinton

    Don't worry: I'm not going to insult your intelligence by indulging in any pretense of mystery over who's going to win college sports' most hallowed hunk of bronze on Saturday night. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. Emergency NBA Overnight: Royalty in Brooklyn, Roller Coaster in W...

    Andrew Sharp

    Normally, we save NBA Overnight for the playoffs, but last night was just too ridiculous. There was too much amazing happening all over the league. So here we go: a rundown of a meaningless night in December that also explains everything about what m...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. What’s Next for RG3? Breaking Down 10 Possible Destinations...

    Bill Barnwell

    The Robert Griffin III era appears to be drawing to a close in Washington. Once such a beloved figure that fans hunted down his wedding registry to send him gifts, Griffin has quickly become more isolated by the week. It was one thing when he was end...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  4. When a Miss Becomes a Rebound Becomes a Make: Introducing the Boo...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Earlier this month, the Kings and Clippers were locked up in a dogfight at Staples Center. With Sacramento up one, clinging to a late-game lead, Darren Collison dropped an entry pass down to DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins, who was posting up Bla...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  5. The 2013 NFL Redraft

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    The 2013 NFL draft was supposed to be a mess. 2012 had Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin. 2014, even a year in advance, held Jadeveon Clowney in what was regarded as one of the deepest draft classes in league history. 2013 was the awkward year in betwee...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  6. #HotSportsTakes: It's Heart vs. Hype, and Colt McCoy Is Winn...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about a born winner. ARLINGTON, TEXAS -- What do you want to be when you grow up? Some people want to be doctors, some people want to be la...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  7. Jalen and Jacoby: Blake Griffin, Steve Nash, and More NBA News

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give their thoughts on the alleged Blake Griffin fight, the news that Steve Nash is out for the season, and much more! Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here....

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  8. The Week in Gossip: The Five Stages of Accepting Renée Zel...

    Juliet Litman

    On Monday, Renee Zellweger attended the 21st Annual Elle Women in Hollywood Awards. She did not look like the woman who was had at hello or the woman on a sugar high or the woman who kept a diary or even the woman in jail. She looked&...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  9. The Rise and Fall of the 2012 NFL Draft

    Bill Barnwell

    What happened to the top of the 2012 NFL draft? While the 2011 NFL draft is rapidly going down as arguably the best defensive draft in NFL history, the 2013 class was supposed to be mediocre (and it has been) because so much talent left college footb...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  10. And Now We Praise Not Particularly Famous Punt Blockers

    Jason Bailey

    While the NFL's major on-field talking points have been Robert Griffin's ugly injury, the resurgent Buffalo Bills, and the installation of Darren Sproles 3.0, it's also worth paying attention to one frivolous quirk that...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  11. NFL Week 2 Wrap: A Tale of Two Cities

    Bill Barnwell

    Week 2 showed why you shouldn't jump to conclusions after one week of football. Five teams won by 15 points or more in Week 1, and on Sunday, four of them -- the Vikings, Lions, Seahawks, and Titans -- lost their second game by an average of mor...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  12. Who’s Afraid of Robert Griffin III?

    Peter Rosenberg

    Peter Rosenberg (@Rosenbergradio) is the cohost of the Grantland Network's Cheap Heat podcast and a DJ at New York's Hot 97 FM. He is also a Washington Redskins fan, and he needed to get some things off his chest about Robert Griffin III. ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  13. A Joyful Noise: Bryce Petty, Baylor Football, and Long Roads Home...

    Holly Anderson

    "I feel old," Bryce Petty declared in his postgame press conference, and indeed, the day after no. 10 Baylor's 45-0 opening-week flogging of SMU, the Bears quarterback was walking not so much like a senior citizen as lik...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  14. Need for Speed

    Bill Barnwell

    Speed kills. Al Davis might have said that about the NFL once, and it's hard to argue against him. Speed's the toughest thing to control and the most difficult skill to plan against as a defense. Think Colin Kaepernick running through the G...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  15. Grantland Dictionary: Pro Wrestling Edition

    The Masked Man

    "You call it wrestling, they term it 'working' ... As Shakespeare once said: 'A rose by any other name,' etc." So Marcus Griffin began his groundbreaking 1937 book on the ins and outs of the...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  16. An Update on What All 32 Starting Quarterbacks Are Doing (SPOILER...

    Kevin Lincoln

    Through the combined powers of the World Cup and the LeBronnening, and apart from a few brief salvos about the Washington Racist Team Names(TM), professional American football faded into the background for about a month. We all needed the break! B...

    Blog | July 21, 2014