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  1. Career Arc: The Not-Quite Stardom of Gabrielle Union

    Rembert Browne

    Let's look back at Busta Rhymes's video for 2006’s "I Love My Chick." This is when it becomes clear that actor Gabrielle Union's career is ripe for a thorough investigation. The music video is inspired by 2005’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith, w...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. Gus Malzahn's Offensive Evolution

    Chris B. Brown

    How Gus Malzahn went from high school defensive coordinator to college offensive mastermind, and took Auburn to the brink of championship glory in the process.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  3. A Modest Proposal: NFL Teams Should Stop Running the Football

    Ed Feng

    Today's Grantland Channel video spotlights Pulaski Academy's Kevin Kelley, the high school football coach who never punts and almost always onside kicks. While Kelley's approach, which he calls both a strategy and a philosophy, has yet to catch on in...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. The Making of Medora: Indiana High School Basketball and a Friend...

    Davy Rothbart

    On a bright and cold afternoon almost exactly three years ago, I climbed onto a school bus with my camera and tripod. Staring back at me were 15 sullen high school boys. This was my first day filming a documentary, Medora, about a tiny, dwindling ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  5. Jimmy Connors in 1991: The Sound and the Fury and the Startling C...

    Brian Koppelman

    It was like a Springsteen song in tennis whites. I first met my best friend and writing/directing partner, David Levien, in 1982, during the summer between my sophomore and junior years of high school. This was also the summer I began working at t...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. Can LeBron James and the Miami Heat win a third NBA title?

    Zach Lowe

    Breaking down Miami's quest for a third consecutive NBA title.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  7. Text Messages to Jason Kidd: Tell Me More About High School Baske...

    Shea Serrano

    Jason Kidd is a human with a cell phone so I sent him some text messages. Me: Hey, man. Kidd: Hello? Me: Yo. It's Shea. How's the team looking? Kidd: Whose team? Me: Yours, fool. Kidd: Huh? Me: Because you're the coach. Kidd: oh yeah Me: ...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  8. Breaking Bad Series Finale After-Party: Machine Guns, Badfinger, ...

    Grantland Staff

    The Machine Gun in the Trunk Mark Lisanti: On a series that often hinged on a former high school teacher's ability to fabricate tiny crystal-bombs, convert an evil invalid's wheelchair into a rolling IED soundtracked by a tinkling bell, and improvi...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. The Video for Mike WiLL Made It's '23' Can Mean Only One Thing: I...

    Emily Yoshida

    Big day for Miley. Let's start with the above music video, for the silly, fun, insanely listenable "23," her collaboration with frequent producer/rumored bf Mike WiLL Made It, Juicy J, and Wiz Khalifa. It's basically a Saved by the Bell high school p...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  10. Robin Thicke is a Big D--- ... and Other Horror Stories From This...

    Molly Lambert

    In Touch Robin Thicke Cheats on Paula Patton: Despite his constant boasts about his marriage to high school sweetheart Patton, Thicke is a dog. After a photo taken at NYC club 1 Oak went viral that shows Thicke palming a mystery blonde's ass, the ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  11. The mysterious death of a 17-year-old football player from Valdos...

    Jordan Conn

    Multisport athlete Kendrick Johnson was found dead in his Georgia high school's gym in January. Authorities ruled it an accident, but Johnson's family believes something very different — and a second autopsy appears to support their suspicions.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  12. Mesh Routes: At SMU, Two Football Pioneers Are at It Again

    Paul Glavic

    As dawn rolled in on a Saturday in August, Hal Mumme jogged toward the practice field at Southern Methodist, sweat beaded below his visor, a towel draped around his neck. He slowed his pace to nod at a couple of high school coaches by the field's ent...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  13. Video on Demand Report: Beam The Great Gatsby Into Your Home in C...

    Tara Ariano

    The Headliner The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby was probably about due for a new film adaptation: The one from the '70s, starring Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, and Sam Waterston, is no one's favorite movie, and today's high school students tryi...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  14. Bill Simmons on the Eagles documentary

    Bill Simmons

    Alison Ellwood's epic documentary on the Eagles perfectly captures the rise and fall of a famous band.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  15. Songs of the Week: The Wonder Years, Crash of Rhinos, and the Civ...

    Steven Hyden

    The Dangerous Summer, "Catholic Girls" So, I guess kids who bought How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and Separation Sunday in high school are now writing songs that I like. The lyrics to "Catholic Girls" are indecipherable — as far as I can te...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  16. USMNT, 'The New York Times Magazine,' and the greatest photo shoo...

    Brian Phillips

    Reliving the most incredible photo shoot in U.S. soccer history.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2013