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  1. About Last Night: Jazz Tune Out Durant, Thunder

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy refusing to elect Michael Richards to the Hall of Krame because of character issues, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kevin Durant had 48 points, but the Oklahoma City Thunder still fell to the Utah Jazz, 112-10...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. Now That Tremes Over, It's Time to Give It Another Chance

    Molly Lambert

    It's OK to come late to Treme — most of the show's characters don't consider punctuality much of a virtue, anyway. You can roll up whenever you like. Just bring an open mind, especially if you're someone who dismissed it after watching a few ep...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. How to Survive Bad Basketball

    netw3rk

    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Fear da Bears

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting a fragment of moose antler removed from your foot ... seriously ... here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Josh McCown threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as the Chicago Bears continued their do...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. I Watched Jazz-Bulls and Lived to Tell the Tale

    Danny Chau

    Destiny, Thy Name Is Boozer Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng combined for more than half of the Bulls' field goal attempts, which makes sense. When your best offensive weapon goes down, you look to the next-best options. To a degree, it worked. But the J...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  6. About Last Night: King James's Productive Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out if the Xbox One is a prequel to the original Xbox, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: LeBron James scored an extraordinarily efficient 35 points on 14 shots as the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix S...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  7. Ron Burgundy Sings Dear Friend Rob Ford's Campaign Song

    Mark Lisanti

    You might not necessarily peg Ron Burgundy as a crack guy — it's not always the classiest drug, even if you flare out your pinkie while lighting the pipe — but things can get real in the back of San Diego jazz lounges when your dear, dear...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  8. 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
  9. A Fate Worse Than Death: Nuggets vs. Jazz

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Connoisseurs of basketball misery, pour out a sip of your MD 20/20: For the first time in history, Grantland's Fate Worse than Death column will not open a new NBA season with a Washington Wizards game. This year, Randy Wittman and the Verizon Center...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Catching Up With Derrick Favors

    Zach Lowe

    It has been a whirlwind first few years in the NBA for Derrick Favors, who was barely 19 years old when he made his on-court debut. His short career has included being drafted no. 3 overall by the New Joisey Nets; spending his entire rookie year as a...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Break Up the Sixers!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy coming around to the idea that Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is just the sort of guy who sometimes has to be yelled at, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In what may prove to be the biggest upset of the entire...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  12. The Utah Plan: What Derrick Favors's Extension Means for the Jazz...

    Zach Lowe

    Rookie-scale contracts have given teams time to assess talent, but they still have to make bets on very young players, often committing borderline star money to guys who have never worked as anything close to primary options — or who have perha...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  13. 12-Day NBA Warning: The Most Valuable Gordon

    Danny Chau

    If you gave me 20 minutes to create a player in NBA 2K13, my finished product would basically be Gordon Hayward. He'd be a tall and athletic wing capable of doing a little bit of everything — solid perimeter shooting, posting up against smaller...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  14. B.S. Report: Jalen and Bill Talk the Four Worst Teams in the NBA

    Bill Simmons

    Giving the people what they want, in podcast form: Here are the first four of Bill and Jalen's NBA Previews. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page. To watch Bill and Jalen's NBA prev...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  15. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Utah Jazz

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill and Jalen take a studied look at the Utah Jazz and break down the growth of Gordon Hayward, an important season for Derrick Favors, and the work of one of the NBA's most underappreciated mascots, Jazz Bear. Check out the video, below. Mor...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  16. Q&A: Justin Vernon on Volcano Choir, Kanye West, and Working With...

    Amos Barshad

    When he first showed up, Justin Vernon was Bon Iver, and Bon Iver was Justin Vernon. At this point, though — between work with Kanye West, Gayngs, and even the Eau Claire Memorial Jazz I Ensemble — it's easier to understand that Bon Iver ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013