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  1. Because We Always Needed Hard Knocks for Pee Wee Football

    Andrew Sharp

    Come for coach Jerry Gergich, stay for the Shakespeare trash talk. Everything is great. (Thanks to Deadspin for the heads-up and Shea Serrano for inspiring all this.)...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  2. 15-Day NFL Warning: We Can't Blame the Bengals Coaches for Loving...

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next few weeks providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. Last ni...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  3. Hard Knocks, Episode 3: The Rookies Take Center Stage

    Andrew Sharp

    "Football's a test of a man's will against another man's will," Hue Jackson told us last night on Hard Knocks. "Who's going to break first? Who's willing to get dirty? You gotta hunt, man. You gotta hunt. Gotta make people say uncle." But before a...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  4. Hard Knocks, Episode 2: All Aboard the Bengals Bandwagon

    Andrew Sharp

    Hard Knocks is great every year because it makes you fall in love with an entire football team. You get to know a few stars, get irrationally invested in a couple of role players, and you even start to like the coaches. It's like clockwork. For insta...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  5. Hard Knocks, Episode 1: Marvin Lewis Is Immortal, and James Harri...

    Andrew Sharp

    HBO's Hard Knocks returned last night. Thank God. Training camps have been in full swing for the past week or two, and there's been some preseason football, but all that is pretty hard to get excited about. The first episode of Hard Knocks is when it...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  6. 80-Day NFL Warning: The Quarterback-Based Geno Atkins Diet

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next three and a half months providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's retu...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  7. Examining the effort to establish football in China

    Hua Hsu

    Can the NFL plant its flag in China?

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  8. How TV Sports Docs Changed Reporting

    Bryan Curtis

    How the Hard Knocks era vaporized the standards of clubhouse access.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  9. Hard Knocks, Season 7, Episode 3: Am I on Drugs?

    Chris Ryan

    The U.S. Bill of Rights says that, as an American, I have "the right ... to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." That sounds like a lot of work, but I'm going to pay tribute to America just the same. I refuse to do a...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  10. Hard Knocks, Season 7, Episode 2: Call Me Maybe

    Robert Mays

    With all the big stories coming out of Dolphins camp in the past week, the second episode of Hard Knocks was bound to provide plenty of story lines. We parsed the four most memorable moments from Episode 2. 1. Chad Johnson's release The conversat...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  11. Team USA: Hard Knocks, Jock Docs, and Thoroughly Unnecessary Roug...

    Juliet Litman

    Well, Team USA fans, it's the end of the road for populist television enthusiast Juliet Litman. This will be the last entry in her rough guide to the lawyers, spies, and rogue medical practitioners of the USA Network. If you're not ready to say good-...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  12. Hard Knocks Season 7, Episode 1: Hitting Pause on Call of Duty

    Robert Mays

    For all the concern about last summer's NFL lockout, in the end, nothing was really lost. Training camps were cut short, the Hall of Fame game was canceled, but mostly, we were handed our football fix right on time and without incident. The lone casu...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  13. The Power of Video: President Dana White's UFC 148 Vlog

    Geoff Gallo

    The success of HBO's Hard Knocks and 24/7 proved human interest stories build sports brands and win awards. Let's face it, if you can both make the NFL preseason feel captivating and domesticate the NHL, you're probably onto something. The UFC might ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  14. The questionable perils of a training camp microscope and offseas...

    Bill Barnwell

    Is inviting HBO to your camp really a season killer? Plus, the offseason stories that demand your attention.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  15. The Grantland Top Five

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Greg Schiano, football coach, Rutgers University College football is the most compelling sport in America, yet nothing is more torturous than listening to college football coaches speak publicly about their teams. I know this because I spent Tu...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  16. Q&As: Madlib and Freddie Gibbs Talk ‘Piñata,&rsq...

    Amos Barshad

    This week sees the release of Pinata, the first full-length collaboration from the producer Madlib and the rapper Freddie Gibbs. Gibbs is your classic hard-knock street MC and Madlib is an experimental DIY hip-hop hero, so you could call it an...

    Blog | March 18, 2014