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  1. An Oral History of the Time George Clooney Dominated Leonardo DiC...

    Andrew Sharp

    It's just important that everyone knows this happened. We pick things up halfway through Tom Junod's new Esquire profile of George Clooney: He has other houses. He has one, famously, on Lake Como, in Italy, and he has built another in Cabo. In thi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  2. Men in Blazers: The Confederations Cup Semis and the Finer Points...

    Men in Blazers

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett recap the Confederations Cup semis, weigh in on the latest EPL transfer rumors, and offer advice on summer blazer wearing. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check ou...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  3. About Last Night: What Happens in Vegas, Goes to Cleveland

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out tasting wine with other beautiful people in France, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. In a surprising turn of events, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the NBA draft. Victor ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Sweet Home, Chicago

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy bounding home incredibly after being left in the woods by your family, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Blackhawks are one game away from a Stanley Cup championship after Patrick Kane scored two goals in...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  5. The Kardashiad, Week 8: Like New York City, But More Dismal

    Alex Pappademas

    Kim comes home from vacationing in Italy with Kanye and tells Kourtney all about it. There's a makeup artist working on Kourtney's face. Said face displays a total lack of interest in what Kim is saying. Kim almost got kicked out of the Sistine Chape...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  6. 20 Wishes for the USMNT in 2013

    Noah Davis

    The United States national team finished 2012 with a record of 9-2-3, tying the best calendar year showing in the modern era. They qualified for the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualification. They beat Italy and Mexico on the road, and tied Rus...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  7. You Should Be Watching Men's Indoor Volleyball (So Not Kidding Ab...

    Robert Mays

    I don't remember how it came up — probably because I thought it'd come up before — but at some point yesterday in the office, I started in about my love of indoor volleyball. My co-workers were surprised, and in turn, so was I. There are ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It's been an exhausting year of football, capped by Spain's second consecutive Euro title Sunday. Michael Davies and Roger Bennett survived, barely, and reconvene on this week's pod to discuss the Spanish Smurfs' potent attack, heap praise on Italy's...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  9. Euro 2012: Germany Pick Up the Pieces, Joachim Lw Shoulders the ...

    David Bevan

    On Sunday in Germany, Joachim Low was everywhere all at once. In the Frankfurt airport, his frown was plastered across nearly every paper on the stand. The Frankfurter Allgemeine, a burly broadsheet not unlike the the Wall Street Journal in this coun...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  10. Chris Ryan's The Reducer: Spain seals its place in history

    Chris Ryan

    Spain defeat Italy and cement themselves as the greatest national team of all time.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  11. Euro 2012 Semifinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Last time around, I did a preview of the quarterfinals. I picked Germany, Portugal, France, and Italy. If my success rate at crossing the street was as good as my success rate at picking knockout soccer matches, I would be dead. So let's take a look ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  12. Chris Ryan's The Reducer: The drama of the Euro 2012 quarterfinal...

    Chris Ryan

    Attacking trumps defensive conservatism in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  13. Euro 2012 Quarterfinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Czech Republic vs. Portugal How They Got Here: Portugal pulled off the unlikely feat — or what seemed an unlikely feat before the tournament — of making it out of Group B, the Group of Death. After a fairly close loss to Germany, 1-0, Pa...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. Euro 2012: Free Mario Balotelli!

    Chris Ryan

    Or at least let him speak his mind! On Monday, the Italian striker scored his second-ever goal for Italy, roasting Ireland defender John O'Shea with a volleyed hit to put Italy up, 2-0, on Ireland, in stoppage time, and secure their passage to the Eu...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  15. Euro 2012: Cesc Fabregas Would Like You to Water the Lawn

    Chris Ryan

    In late March of this year, Barcelona and AC Milan played in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The first leg, held at Milan's San Siro, saw the Spanish and Italian sides draw, 0-0. Barcelona subsequently lodged a formal complaint about the "...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  16. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Clint Dempsey, Forza Nacogdoches He kicks in your voice, American! Brian Phillips nominates the USMNT/Fulham titan. I second that nomination. And you third it. Dempsey scored the match-winning goal against Italy in Genoa last week, giving the nat...

    Blog | March 07, 2012