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  1. Algieri fueled by confidence

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri, who is moving up to welterweight to challenge the great Manny Pacquiao for his world title on Saturday night (9 ET, HBO PPV) at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena, is nothing if not confident. "I'm where Ma...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  2. Distractions no issue for Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao flew from the Philippines to Macau this week in advance of his fight with Chris Algieri on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena, he came with a massive group. Pacquiao brought ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  3. The Maester Learns Dothraki, Week 5: Ancient Feuds, Ice Dragons, ...

    Jason Concepcion

    Grantland's in-house Game of Thrones guru, Maester Jason Concepcion, has decided to learn Dothraki. This is a periodic account of his brave quest to master Khal Drogo's brutal mother tongue. If there's one ov...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
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  5. Jessie Vargas, Roy Jones Jr. a good combination

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the former longtime pound-for-pound king, four-division titleholder and future Hall of Famer, did not know Jessie Vargas personally, but he had seen him fight in his role as a commentator for HBO, which televised Vargas' last two fight...

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  6. Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Maywwather Jr. in 2015? Don't believe the hy...

    Dan Rafael

    It's Manny Pacquiao fight week and that can mean only one thing -- Top Rank promoter Bob Arum wants to sell as many pay-per-views as possible. And since Pacquiao is in a weak matchup with Chris Algieri on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 p.m. ET) in Maca...

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  7. Five keys for Chris Algieri against Manny Pacquiao

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Chris Algieri against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  8. Algieri, Pacquiao hit Macau

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao and challenger Chris Algieri arrived in Macau over the weekend for their showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena in Macau, China. Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs), trainer Freddie...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  9. Unbeaten Gilberto Ramirez ready for stardom

    Dan Rafael

    As unbeaten super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez enters Saturday's fight against Fulgencio Zuniga, he and his team have big plans for the future.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  10. Pulev can win only one of Klitschko's belts

    Dan Rafael

    Lineal heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko, who also owns three of the major alphabet titles, will put them all on the line when he makes his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev on Saturday (HBO, 4:45 p.m. ET/PT) at the O2 World arena in...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  11. Fall TV Trade Machine: Making All the Moves That Fix the Biggest ...

    Andy Greenwald

    In the long, hot summer of 2013, we here at Grantland introduced the Fantasy TV Trade Machine as a way to simultaneously kill time and save the shows we loved. It was a fun diversion, nothing more. Then, last fall, the Machine took on a more press...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  12. Can the Cowriter of ‘Interstellar’ Pull Off Isaac Asi...

    Ben Lindbergh

    In May 1981, three decades after his 1940s short stories about humanity's far future were first bound together as The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov picked up a copy of his own half-remembered series - prompted, relucta...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  13. Klitschko admires GGG from afar

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, the knockout artist and rising star, has seen his ratings on HBO and the size of the crowds he draws increase over the past two years, during which he has mostly fought in the United States. Surprisingly, Gol...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  14. A Heartbreaking Ode to Terminal Optimism: On the Comeback of &lsq...

    Molly Lambert

    A television actor is lucky if they get to portray one indelible character in their career. But even if they manage to succeed, they often then get boxed in by the success of that character, forever doomed to the comparison. Every p...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  15. Hopkins-Kovalev a viewership hit

    Dan Rafael

    Despite starting at about midnight on the East Coast, Saturday night's light heavyweight title unification fight between Bernard Hopkins, one of boxing's most well-known fighters, and Sergey Kovalev, one of the sport's fastest rising stars, still del...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
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  17. What Percentage Of State Lottery Money Goes To The State?

    John Oliver is not impressed by state lotteries. In a segment for his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, he how they're "sold to us as charitable foundations," but he finds little evidence that...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  18. More Songs About Buildings: Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic High...

    Steven Hyden

    In the HBO documentary series Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl is nothing if not deferential to people. Steve Albini is a mensch. Ian MacKaye is a personal hero. Zac Brown is one of his bros. Grohl dispenses fist bumps like Oprah used to hand out cars. But...

    Blog | November 10, 2014