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  1. Donating Your Body to Sportswriting

    Bryan Curtis

    A year after he confessed on Oprah, Lance Armstrong welcomed a visitor to hell. In February, Esquire's John H. Richardson stood before the front door of Armstrong's Austin mansion - a downsized...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. The Battle for the Best Sports Movie Villain of All Time

    Bill Barnwell and Shea Serrano

    Hi, America. My friend Shea and I are big fans of sports movies. It's very convenient, then, that we both happen to write for Grantland, which is a place where you can do things like create arbitrary lists ranking the best fictional quarterbacks...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. B.S. Report: Alex Gibney

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons sits with Alex Gibney to talk about his experience making the documentary The Armstrong Lie. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. Tour de France Recap: How Did It Compare to American Sports?


    When I watch the Tour de France, most of my bros ask me, "What the hell are you even watching?" It's hard to explain the nuances of cycling and the beauty of the Tour de France, the best race in the sport, without using the ceremonial language that w...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Video: Malcolm Gladwell Proposes Legalizing PEDs in Cycling

    Grantland Channel

    In the wake of the Lance Armstrong controversy, Malcolm Gladwell proposes that cycling should allow its athletes to use scientific advantages in a similar way that Formula One racing teams do....

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  6. Angelina Jolie's Terrible in Bed?!?! ... and Other Absurdities Fr...

    Molly Lambert

    Star THE BEST AND WORST LOVERS IN HOLLYWOOD: Angelina Jolie is "Surprise! Boring in bed." Whaaaaaa? This alleged information comes from shade thrown by her ex, Billy Bob Thornton, who has said, "sometimes, with the model, the actress, the 'sexie...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  7. B.S. Report: Chuck Klosterman

    Bill Simmons

    Chuck Klosterman calls in for one of the best podcasts to date, as he and Bill focus on Royce White and performance-enhancing drugs. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to the PodCenter here. Previ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  8. Poll Says Jay Cutler Is Somehow More Hateable Than Ever

    Robert Mays

    Every year, Forbes puts out a list of the 10 most disliked athletes in sports. Usually, that list is pretty much what you'd guess. A year ago, Michael Vick, Tiger Woods, and Plaxico Burress stood (or sulked) at the top. In this year's version, releas...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  9. Miranda Lambert Is a Ninja ... and Other Absurdities From This We...

    Molly Lambert

    US Weekly Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton: Splitting up is not on the table for the country supercouple. Lambert says she's questioned whether her marriage to Shelton will last "a million" times. "Divorce is not an option," Lambert said. "I will fig...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Lake Show Ratings Still Terrible

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy justifying your documentary short's omission from this year's Sundance Film Festival, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Miami scored the final nine points of the game in a 99-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers a...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  11. Lance Armstrong, Oprah, and 10 sports apologies

    Brian Phillips

    Lance Armstrong is headed to Oprah's couch. So since we're on the topic ... does anyone else have something to say? (Looking at you, Calipari.)

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Poor Ratings for the Lake Show

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Despite Dwight Howard's 33 points and 14 boards, Steve Nash suffered a bruised leg and the Lakers fell to 0-2 with a 116-106 loss to the Blazers. "Look...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  13. Lance Armstrong's legend

    Brian Phillips

    Lance Armstrong: a liar, a cheater, and an inspiration.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  14. B.S. Report: Joe House, Cousin Sal, and JackO

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of 2, Bill Simmons and guest co-host Joe House call up Cousin Sal to guess the Week 8 lines, then discuss discouraging wins from the Patriots and Cowboys and an encouraging loss from the Redskins. In Part 2 of 2, Bill Simmons and guest co-h...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  15. The End of Lance Armstrong and the Glorious Future of Cycling


    Lance Armstrong was my gateway into the world of professional cycling. After watching a few World Cups and developing a love of international sports that take place in "non-prime-time," "non-American" hours, cycling emerged as the most worthwhile. Pl...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  16. About Last Night: The Critic's Corner

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Good morning. In today's installment of About Last Night, we're lucky enough to have renowned sports comedy critic Fenwick Vaughnagan on hand to analyze ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012