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  1. Divisional Deja Vu: Five Lessons From the First Installments of T...

    Robert Mays

    Three of this weekend's divisional-round playoff games are matchups we've already seen at least once this season. We went back and watched the first installment of all three to see what lessons might be learned before getting to Round 2. 1. The Pa...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Bill Simmons on the NFL playoffs

    Bill Simmons

    Before he makes his playoff picks, the Sports Guy lists 10 things that added to his ongoing NFL education.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  3. The Bachelor Season Premiere: Seven Lessons to Kick Off Juan-uary...

    Mark Lisanti

    It is, as you assuredly know by now if you've read even this far into a story with the words "The Bachelor" in the headline, a month that our corporate siblings (hi!) have cleverly dubbed "Juan-uary." The Month of the Juan. The month when Juan Pablo ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. The Designated Player: Lessons and Memories From the MLS Cup Fina...

    Graham Parker

    Saturday's MLS Cup final wasn't a game for the ages, though it ended up being a pretty engrossing one and did have its own mythical qualities for future generations. It was the coldest MLS Cup final ever, featured a penalty shootout that went to the ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. Bargain Hunting: Baseball's Five Best Free-Agent Values This Offs...

    Jonah Keri

    Shortly after the Red Sox won the World Series, I looked back at the main takeaways from the 2013 season. Among the key lessons: Quite often, bargain-hunting can and does pay off. In 2013, Francisco Liriano, Koji Uehara, Russell Martin, Bartolo C...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  6. Cousin Sal's Week 10 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 9: -61,000 jermajesties( Season: +34,500 jermajesties My sincerest apologies for Week 9. Let this be a lesson to everyone to never, ever underestimate Tampa Bay Bucs sixth-string running back Mike James again. James outran Chris Johnson by ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  7. Lessons Learned From a Day As a Hollywood Walk of Fame Celebrity ...

    David Eckstein

    The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Los Angeles is basically the West Coast version of Times Square. It's a tourist trap featuring "museums" like Madame Tussauds and Ripley's Believe It or Not, overpriced chain restaurants,...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  8. The lessons of the 'Breaking Bad' finale

    Andy Greenwald

    What we learned from the Breaking Bad finale.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  9. 6-Day NFL Warning: The Lesson to Be Learned From J'Marcus Webb

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. This morning, the J'Marcus Webb era of ...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  10. #MILEYTAUGHTME: The Lessons We're Learning From Mileygate

    Molly Lambert

    Did you actually think the response to Miley Cyrus's VMA performance was going to make her reconsider her new direction? I thought she told you that we can't stop. Miley's performance was so controversial because it made everyone take a step back and...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  11. How Are Michael and Troy Taking the News that NBC Wants to Make R...

    Andy Greenwald

    If 1993's seminal Reality Bites taught us anything, it's that debit cards and gas stations make for a terrific way to defraud your parents. Most of its other lessons were lost somewhere in the greasy follicles of Ethan Hawke's artfully unwashed hair....

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  12. Lessons Learned From Day 1 of the Best Song of the Millennium Tou...

    Mark Lisanti

    The first day is always the hardest. But we're through it now. It can't hurt us anymore. That's a lie. As a now-six-time Grantland Bracket participant, as someone who has watched good soups die facedown in the minestrone muck and stood by impotent...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  13. Freak Show & Tell: Important Life Lessons on the Princesses: Long...

    Tara Ariano

    Every week, television documentaries present us with so many unusual people, with so many strange and/or disturbing problems, you might find it hard to keep up with all of them. That's where I come in! Here's an unflinching look back at TV's Week in ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  14. Exclusive Clip: Drunk History Tells the Booze-Soaked Tale of Patt...

    Mark Lisanti

    If you're unfamiliar with Comedy Central's new series Drunk History, here's a primer: A comedian gets incredibly drunk and tries to explain an important moment in history, while actors try to bring their sloshed lessons to life. There, now you're all...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  15. DMX Filed for Bankruptcy So He Could Go to Europe

    Amos Barshad

    Ah, drag: DMX — never exactly a paragon of steadfastness and orderliness, which, yes, has certainly been a big part of why he's been able to make the music he's made — has declared bankruptcy. According to the Wall Street Journal, DMX has...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  16. The Right Reasons Podcast: The Challenge and The Bachelorette

    Juliet Litman and David Jacoby

    As it turns out, what happens in Thailand does not stay in Thailand, even if cameras don't quite capture the action. This is a lesson that Challenge rookie Marlon learned the hard way as his not-seen pool hookup with Derek landed him at the center of...

    Blog | July 26, 2013