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  1. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Rankings: Settling the Great Virginia-K...

    Mark Titus

    I still can't get over how bad Sunday's Royal Rumble was. The ball was dropped as soon as WWE failed to have D-Von Dudley save Bubba Ray from Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper. Kofi Kingston's spot was underwhelming and made no...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  2. College Basketball Impact Freshman Watch: Nine Names to Know

    Matt Borcas

    Let's hear it for the freshmen! You know, the ones who wear lanyards like it's their job, single-handedly keep the map industry afloat, and show up to class reeking of alcohol and regret. And, of course, the ones who are dominatin...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  3. 2014 NFL Preseason Predictions Revisited

    Bill Barnwell

    With the lull between reviewing the conference championships and previewing the Super Bowl upon us, this is a good time to take a look at the season that's just finished up. I've already noted my preseason bets, and on our podcast on Friday...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  4. Who’s That Guy? Lakers Waiver Wire Pickup of the Year Tarik...

    Tucker Tashjian

    Who's That Guy is an ongoing Grantland series and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. And hey, even though they have a terrible record, the Lakers are still a very real part of that landscape. Who is he? Ta...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  5. Mark Titus’s Triangle NCAA All-Stars: Most Underwhelming

    Mark Titus

    We're restarting the Triangle All-Star machine for the rest of the college basketball season, and you're lucky enough to be here for this year's first installment. I'm choosing to start things off on a down not...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  6. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Virginia Is Playing Nea...

    Mark Titus

    The past week in college basketball is a good reminder that when the calendar turns to January, the sport changes dramatically. I always seem to forget this lesson in the offseason and then remember around this time. Conventional wisdom said that Ken...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  7. Creating the New Joe Cool

    Chris B. Brown

    When Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy began his first NFL job in 1993, as a Kansas City Chiefs offensive assistant working with quarterbacks, he immediately inherited a rather tricky assignment: coaching Joe Montana. McCarthy had gone to...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  8. Who’s the Boss? Ranking College Football’s New Head C...

    Matt Hinton

    The dust has begun to settle on the annual college football coaching carousel and - brace yourself for the shock - it's been another banner winter for middle-aged white guys, who are a perfect 14-for-14 in filli...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  9. Cousin Sal’s Wild-Card Weekend Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    My wild-card weekend props ...; Michael Floyd over three receptions vs. Panthers There's not a ton for Arizona to gloat about offensively this year, except for the emergence of Floyd, who has accumulated seven-plus t...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  10. This Is the End: Time for the Week 17 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    I want to find you the perfect Super Bowl bet. It's my holiday gift to you. We're looking for an undervalued long shot with a better chance to get lucky for four weeks than everyone realizes. A good exampl...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  11. The Grantland All-Pro Team

    Bill Barnwell

    The season is not quite over, but it's already time to start celebrating the best players of this 2014 NFL campaign. With one week to go and playoff coverage taking up time in the weeks to come, I've gone through my notes for the year, talk...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  12. The Kansas City Royals’ Unsurprising, Underwhelming Winter

    Ben Lindbergh

    When did the 2014 Royals start to surprise us? It wasn't in October, when Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas stopped trying to string singles together and became acquainted with walks and homers. It wasn't in the last minutes of Septe...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  13. Week 16 Wrap-up: The Percentage Game

    Bill Barnwell

    That was fun, huh? Week 16 delivered a full slate of entertaining games, including a pair of Saturday games that were wildly compelling for totally different reasons before a Sunday with a bevy of statement wins and losses. We're now down to 16 ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  14. The Sports Guy’s Week 16 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday column trying to figure out the exact moment when God started hating Cleveland (and whether He actually does hate Cleveland), click here. And now, the Week 16 picks ... (Home teams in caps.) JAGS (-4) over Ti...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  15. College Football Viewing Guide: 2014-15 Bowl Fact Sheet

    Holly Anderson

    Bowl season is upon us. You probably have many questions. We're here to help, with the absolute least you need to know about each and every bowl game. College football's draw is in its anthropology, and what demands examination mor...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  16. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Looking for Heartbreak?...

    Mark Titus

    I ordered an entire platter of cheese curds and a gourmet bowl of macaroni and cheese when I went out to dinner in Madison the night of the Duke-Wisconsin game. When I felt like crap two days later, I assumed it was because I had eaten 10 pounds of c...

    Blog | December 17, 2014