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  1. Dreaming Bigger: Cracking ‘The Forbidden Room,’ Guy M...

    Matt Patches

    Superheroes will clobber killer robots in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Mad Max: Fury Road touts a feature-film-length car chase. When Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens reintroduces the Millennium Falcon, faces will melt. But with race-against-t...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  2. The 'Madden' Curse Comes to WWE

    The Masked Man

    Monday night, Raw opened with nefarious execs Triple H and Stephanie McMahon welcoming John Cena to the ring to commemorate his 15th WWE championship reign. Cena had claimed the belt in his trademark inevitable fashion by shrugging off the other seve...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Ranking the All-Time 'Madden' Cover Subjects

    Robert Mays

    The Madden cover - and all that comes with it - feels like it's been a part of football video games since football video games existed. We all remember how unstoppable QB Waggle was in Madden 94 and the...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  4. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Michael Sam and the NFL Draft

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Mays and Barnwell talk about Michael Sam's fit in St. Louis and key draft picks from around the league before making sense of the Madden cover vote. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports p...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. Week 7 Fantasy Football Review: Keep Your First-Aid Kit Handy at ...

    Matt Borcas

    Do you remember the way ambulances would drive on the field in Madden '92, flattening anyone in their path? Well, that's more or less what Week 7 was like in the NFL. If you play football (or just Madden), there's a 95 percent chance you suffe...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  6. Game of Thrones, Season 3, Episode 9: It's Like 'Rains' on Your R...

    Andy Greenwald

    "You're very kind," says the Hound to Arya, in between bites of pickled pig trotter. "Someday it'll get you killed." If ever there were words to live by — or, more likely, the opposite — in Westeros, it's these. From day one, Game of Thro...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. In Memoriam: Pat Summerall (1930-2013)

    Chuck Klosterman

    Pat Summerall died today. This is not a surprise: He was 82, he'd had a liver transplant, and he'd lived a hard life on purpose. It had been a while since Summerall had been active as a broadcaster; having semiretired from the booth in 2002, you'd us...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  8. The B.S. Report: JackO and Gus Ramsey

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls Yankees fan and B.S. Report regular JackO to break down the blockbuster Red Sox trade, and then dials Gus Ramsey to talk Madden NFL 13. You can listen to these podcasts on iTunes or the PodCenter. Previously on the B.S....

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  9. Bruce Kittle's strange road to Oklahoma

    Bryan Curtis

    And how did this former attorney, mediator, and pastor end up with Oklahoma football?

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  10. About Last Night: The Cup Is Up For Grabs

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. There will be a new champion in the NHL! The Washington Capitals pulled off a stunning 2-1 overtime victory to beat the Boston Bruins in the first roun...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  11. Arian Foster Is Keeping Things in Perspective

    Chris Ryan

    As Arian Foster's hamstring can attest, Arian Foster occasionally gets injured. So you would think the prospect of being on the accursed cover of Madden '13 might be a little scary for the Texans running back. But then, Arian Foster is made of strong...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  12. Tom Bissell on the making of 'Madden NFL'

    Tom Bissell

    Our man on video games takes a trip to John Madden's man cave to see how the game is made.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  13. B.S. Report: Al Michaels

    Grantland Staff

    Broadcaster Al Michaels makes his triumphant return to the B.S. Report to discuss Bill's popularity in Jerusalem, Michaels' personal history with the late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, other great owners in the league, and what it's like to share a...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  14. Grantland Network: Bill Simmons and Gus Ramsey

    Bill Simmons

    For the premiere of the Grantland Network today, I taped my annual Madden video game release podcast with my buddy Gus Ramsey, the world's foremost authority on video football games (or at least one of the top 500 authorities). We discussed the tweak...

    Blog | August 29, 2011