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  1. Jay Caspian Kang

    Jay Caspian Kang



    Jay Caspian Kang (@jaycaspiankang) is an editor at Grantland. His debut novel, The Dead Do Not Improve...

  2. Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, and the Year in Divas

    Jay Caspian Kang

    A year's worth of stank, soul, and hate for Queen B crammed into a single-column serving portion.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2013
  3. Maidana vs. Broner: The Unraveling

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Athletes should not be judged for losing, only for the way they handle losing, which means that on Saturday night in San Antonio, Adrien Broner, the undefeated champion of three weight classes, had some outs. Sure, he was in the middle of getting bea...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
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  5. NBA Betting Lines: Kyrie vs. Dipo, Knicks-Celtics, and Dwight Com...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    We have reached the dog days of the betting season. What once was clear, robust conviction has devolved into mushy, degenerate gloop. Let's get on with it. Magic at Cavaliers (+2.5) o/u: 194.5 Doesn't matter the metric or the eye-tester, Cle...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  6. An Interview With the YouTube User Who Made a Von WaferDelonte W...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Today's justification for the entire Internet comes from YouTube user Maxim Libert, who, in June 2011 posted "Delonte West & Von Wafer mix," a video that, as the title promises, mixes together highlights of Delonte West and Von Wafer. If you're like ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  7. We Went There Meets NBA Betting Lines: Paul George OMGWTF

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Last week, My Scrabble Friend had an idea. Because I want to steer as far away from endorsing this as I can, I'll let him explain it himself: Scrabble Friend: There's a prop bet for the first team to score 20 points in a game. These lines actuall...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  8. NBA Betting Lines: Casualties of a Dice Game

    Jay Caspian Kang

    To date, My Scrabble Friend and I have made 67 bets on the NBA, including the picks from this column, and have won a whopping total of $10. This isn't bad, especially when you factor in the vig, but we have probably invested at least 50 hours in deve...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  9. The rerise of Jeremy Lin

    Jay Caspian Kang

    The meaning of Linsanity 2.0.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  10. NBA Betting Lines: The Horrors of the Atlantic City Bus

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Today's installment of NBA Betting Lines comes to you from a Greyhound parked outside the Atlantic City hospital. It's 9:14 on a Sunday morning. A dense, acrid fog sits over the boardwalk and everything smells like fish guts in the sun. For reasons u...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  11. NBA Betting Lines: Phoenix? Phoenix!

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Happy days are here again! My Scrabble Friend and I went on a run this week thanks to the Phoenix Suns, who have gone undefeated against the spread this year. We have bet and will continue to bet the Suns until Vegas throws out a scare line like Pho ...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  12. 'Undisputed Truth' and Mike Tyson's career

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Undisputed Truth and the ever-changing Mike Tyson narrative.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  13. Brian Holloway's House

    Jay Caspian Kang

    An NFL player's empty home. A massive teenage party. A tailor-made story of social-media shaming and a former star wronged. Until you dig deeper, that is.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  14. NBA Betting Lines: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Smart gamblers are all alike. Every miserable gambler is alike, too. Both are narcissists — the smart gambler believes in the power of his reason to stave off the generations of other smart gamblers who ultimately fall into degeneracy; the mise...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  15. NBA Betting Lines: The Jordan Crawford Special

    Jay Caspian Kang

    When I started this column just two days ago, I had a vague yet visceral premonition that it would end like this. I knew that at some point between now and the NBA Finals, I would doubt our betting process, our logic, our gambling heart. I knew this ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  16. NBA Betting Lines: Into the Void

    Jay Caspian Kang

    I recently sent an uncomfortably large PayPal check to an old friend to cover what I owed him from roughly 80 games of online Scrabble played at stakes between $40 and $240. I average about 340 points per game in Scrabble. My friend, who is mostly il...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  17. Bradley-Marquez: Redemption?

    Jay Caspian Kang

    It felt like redemption, but why? On Saturday night, Timothy Bradley beat a 40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez in a split-decision victory that frustrated and bored the overwhelmingly Mexican crowd at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The last time...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  18. Money's Inferno: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Las Vegas, one of our many deflating cities, managed to puff itself up for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Floyd Mayweather bout. The sights usually associated with fight week stayed more or less within expectations — the heads of retired professional a...

    Blog | September 16, 2013