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  1. Padres. Trade. MANIA!!!!! A Thorough, Thoughtful (Read: Instant) ...

    Ben Lindbergh and Jonah Keri

    Since you last read about the Padres trading for Wil Myers, which they did after agreeing to trade for Matt Kemp, they have reportedly traded for Justin Upton, Derek Norris, and Will Middlebrooks. For those counting at home, that's five new bats...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Scenes From ‘The Grantland Basketball Hour,’ Episode ...

    Grantland Channel

    The Grantland Basketball Hour made its return Thursday night, with appearances from ESPN's Ryen Russillo and Michael Rapaport, guest correspondent Hannibal Buress, and Grantland writer Zach Lowe's disembodied voice. The episode is available...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Gortida Perdita: Manhattan Beach and 'Inherent Vice'

    Molly Lambert

    Inherent Vice's wayward hero, Doc Sportello, lives in Gordita Beach, a fictional seaside community based on the real Manhattan Beach, where Thomas Pynchon lived in the '60s and '70s. Pynchon drew on his experiences there to write ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  6. Chemistry, Context, and CoCo: Andrew Bogut Explains the Warriors

    Andrew Sharp

    We had to start with the Instagram videos. "It was just random," Andrew Bogut tells me. For the first month of the season, the Warriors finished their road wins in the aisles of their chartered plane, with teamwide renditions o...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. The Postapocalyptic Lakers Are the NBA’s Most Entertaining ...

    Jason Concepcion

    You're probably thinking, Another Lakers column? Listen, I get it. The Lakers stink and will not be relevant this season. So why do we keep talking about them? It's a fair question. I keep talking about them because decay is dope...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  8. 'Jalen and Jacoby': Kobe at Practice, Drake and Diddy, ...

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby break down Kobe's practice outburst, Drake and Diddy's fisticuffs, and all the drama with Carmelo and the Knicks, then take questions from fans. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports p...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  9. The Marlins Maneuver, the Tigers Retool, the Phillies Accept Fate...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Major League Baseball's winter meetings came to a close Thursday, but not without another torrent of transactions. We've analyzed the Dodgers' day of trade/signing insanity and the Red Sox's new, unsexy starter...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  10. The Artful Dodgers: Processing Kemp, Kendrick, and the Rest of Lo...

    Jonah Keri

    In one of the craziest binges by any team at any winter meetings, the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled off five major moves Wednesday and early Thursday, sending a former MVP-caliber star packing, overhauling their infield, resha...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  11. Emergency NBA Overnight: Royalty in Brooklyn, Roller Coaster in W...

    Andrew Sharp

    Normally, we save NBA Overnight for the playoffs, but last night was just too ridiculous. There was too much amazing happening all over the league. So here we go: a rundown of a meaningless night in December that also explains everything about what m...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  12. A Golden State: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Secret, Sprawling, M...

    Tom Carson

    Is it going too far to say that Southern California is to Paul Thomas Anderson what North Mississippi was to William Faulkner? Possibly. So maybe we're better off playing it safe and going with Flannery O'Connor's home t...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  13. The Valley Plays Itself

    Molly Lambert

    Three of Paul Thomas Anderson's first four movies take place in the San Fernando Valley, where he and I both grew up. This alone probably made me a mark for PTA fandom, as no other director has ever portrayed the Valley as Anderson does: lovingl...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  14. MLB Winter Meetings Primer: Five Questions to Ponder (Including t...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Twitter's teen news breakers, take note: Stop reporting fake trades and start reporting fake fevers, because it's almost time for finals, and the busiest week of baseball's offseason is about to begin. The winter meeting...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  15. 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
  16. NBA Shootaround: So This Is What Winning Feels Like

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. Andre...

    Blog | December 04, 2014