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  1. The Year in Holy S#!t: Chicago and Los Angeles Melt Our Minds Wit...

    Sean McIndoe

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. By the time the conference finals rolled around, it...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. ‘The Lowe Post’ Podcast: Tom Ziller and Kevin Pelton

    Zach Lowe

    Zach discusses the Kings with SB Nation's Tom Ziller and talks playoff races and MVP ballots with Kevin Pelton of ESPN.com. Listen to the podcast here. Check out our podcasts page and subscribe to Grantland's podcast YouTube...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  3. Great Moments in Interim Coaching History: NHL Version

    Sean McIndoe

    Earlier this week, the Edmonton Oilers became the second team so far this season to fire their coach, when they announced that Dallas Eakins would be replaced on an interim basis by GM Craig MacTavish and AHL coach Todd Nelson. That was rough news...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. For God’s Sake: Ridley Scott’s New Biblical Slog

    Wesley Morris

    Someone spent more than $140 million on Exodus: Gods and Kings, Ridley Scott's huge Hollywood Bible epic. The plot goes all the way to Egypt and the Middle East just to have bronzed actors swishing around as brown characters. Instead of Wil...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  5. Instant Firings, Wormholes, and Crowd-Sourced Play Calling: What ...

    Jason Concepcion

    If one thing is clear about Vivek Ranadive - billionaire business leader, (former) CEO, Silicon Valley fountainhead, engineer, philanthropist, and lead disruptor in the NBA ownership space - it's that he is not on...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  6. They Shall Be Released: D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messi...

    Rembert Browne

    When I say "Jesus" I'm not talking about some blond-haired, blue-eyed, pale-skinned-relative-complexioned cracker Christ, I'm talking about the Jesus of the Bible with hair like lamb's wool. I'm talking about that g...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. Now Coachless, the Kings Never Fail to Disappoint

    Zach Lowe

    There are a lot of issues roiling around the Kings' shocking decision to fire Mike Malone, but the bottom line is this: The Kings brass, including Vivek Ranadive, the team's post-Maloof owner, has never been super-comfortab...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  8. Week 15 Wrap-up: King of the Road

    Bill Barnwell

    The Cowboys won the game they weren't supposed to win. It would have fit so many of the simple check boxes we assign to the team for Dallas to blow that 21-0 lead last night and lose in Philadelphia. Big game? In December? Against an NFC East ri...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  9. 'Rembert Explains' Podcast: Joel Anderson

    Rembert Browne

    BuzzFeed's Joel Anderson joins Rembert to digest the MLK film Selma and explore the parallels between the civil rights causes of the '60s and those of today. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and c...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  10. The NHL’s Great Connor McDavid Sweepstakes

    Sean McIndoe

    One of the running themes of the season has been the eventual destination of Connor McDavid. As the first sure-thing franchise player the league has welcomed since Sidney Crosby, McDavid has earned plenty of attention toward the bottom of the standin...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  11. Today’s Featured Recipe: A Quick and Easy Stanley Cup Champ...

    Sean McIndoe

    Winning a Stanley Cup doesn't have to be difficult! By following the steps of this simple recipe, anyone can make an impressive run to a championship. 1. Start with several large spoonfuls of SMART DRAFTING. Continue until your prospect...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  12. Cast a Spell: The Return of Fleetwood Mac to the Forum, and Marjo...

    Molly Lambert

    Built in 1967, the Forum in Inglewood, near Los Angeles, was once a top-of-the-line indoor arena that housed the Lakers and Kings and hosted sold-out shows for acts like Led Zeppelin, Elvis Presley, the Jackson 5, Bruce Springsteen, and Prince. As a...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  13. Upside Down: The Weird, Sad Bankruptcy of the NHL’s Jack Jo...

    Katie Baker

    Two months into the 2012 NHL lockout, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson uploaded some frustrated comments to his now-defunct personal website. I want to work! I'm a professional athlete and I want to play hockey! In my chosen profess...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  14. Messi Money: Who Could Take the World’s Best Player Off of ...

    Mike L. Goodman

    As far as being Lionel Messi goes, it's been an up-and-down couple of weeks. This past Saturday, Messi broke the all-time La Liga scoring record with three goals against Sevilla. But just a week before he became King of La Liga, the Argenti...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  15. Alien Space Tours, Vladimir Putin, and World-Exploding Double Blu...

    Spike Friedman

    In the following video, reigning FIDE world champion Magnus Carlsen moves his king forward one space on a chessboard. He then picks up his pen, pauses, and records the move. You can tell he's recording the move slowly because he&am...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  16. When a Miss Becomes a Rebound Becomes a Make: Introducing the Boo...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Earlier this month, the Kings and Clippers were locked up in a dogfight at Staples Center. With Sacramento up one, clinging to a late-game lead, Darren Collison dropped an entry pass down to DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins, who was posting up Bla...

    Blog | November 18, 2014