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  1. About Last Night: From Champs to Chumps

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy distracting your new NFL team in training camp by letting your brother get engaged on national television, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: The Boston Red Sox were thrashed by the Toronto Blue...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and Other...

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell go to bat on Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and all the other controversies stemming from the NFL Trade Value columns. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  3. An Update on What All 32 Starting Quarterbacks Are Doing (SPOILER...

    Kevin Lincoln

    Through the combined powers of the World Cup and the LeBronnening, and apart from a few brief salvos about the Washington Racist Team Names(TM), professional American football faded into the background for about a month. We all needed the break! B...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  4. NFL Trade Value, Part 1

    Bill Barnwell

    The 2013 NFL season reminded us that efficiency kills. On the field, despite an arm that would have been laughed out of the combine, Peyton Manning and a near-unstoppable Broncos offense set virtually every passing record by marching their way down t...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  5. A Speculative Evaluation of Which NBA Free Agents Celebrated Thei...

    Alex Shultz

    Marcin Gortat's Instagram is an international treasure. In the last month alone, he's posted pictures of himself hanging out with a pig, manning some sort of tank,and chilling by the poolside after having one too many Brok Premium...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  6. Don’t Stop Frontin’: The Mind-Boggling Multiplicity o...

    Robert Mays

    In half a second, Manny Ramirez will snap the ball over Peyton Manning's head, and Denver's Super Bowl nightmare will be on its way. But that isn't important right now. Right now, in the exact moment before that ball is...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. Who's That Guy? Tulsa Coach Danny Manning!

    Corban Goble

    Check out the rest of the recent entries in our Who's That Guy? series, where we look at the most interesting players (and coaches) in the NCAA tournament. Who Is He? Danny Manning, 47-year-old head coach of Tulsa Where Is He From? Manning was...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  8. 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
  9. NFL Divisional Round Pain and Gain

    Robert Mays

    Wild-card weekend was a nearly perfect weekend of football, and it's because what we got out of it is exactly what we hoped for. The first round of the NFL playoffs is supposed to be about craziness. We want 45-44 wins, and weird upsets, and Beast Mo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Cousin Sal's NFL Wild-Card Weekend Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 17: +60,000 jermajesties Season total: -134,500 jermajesties (Obligatory weekly explanation: A "jermajesty" represents the fake name given for a dollar amount in this series. It's also the unfortunate name of one of Jermaine Jackson's sons.)...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  11. The 10 Most Underappreciated TV Performances of 2013

    Andy Greenwald

    The holiday lights are off, but the ball has yet to drop. It's the perfect time to use 2013's remaining shine on some of its least-heralded performers. What follows isn't a list of the year's best TV shows (already done!) or the best actors on those ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  12. About Last Weekend: The Pack Is Back

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out being thrown in jail while attempting to incite a Seahawks riot by overturning a vegan food truck, and using your one phone call to beg Shane to fill in for you on About Last Night, here's what you missed in sports over the weeke...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  13. Pass Atlas: Peyton Manning's 51 Touchdowns

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Peyton Manning threw his 51st touchdown pass of the season to Julius Thomas yesterday in Houston. That's a new record. Here's what the target locations of those touchdown passes look like charted out: Manning obviously is having a wonderful ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  14. About Last Weekend: Cam's Panthers Work Every Time

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy watching a Hobbit reference defeat a reappropriated Anchorman quote in your fantasy football title game, here's what you missed in sports this weekend: Cam Newton and the Panthers clinched a playoff berth, overcoming the el...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  15. Bad Quarterback League: THE END

    Andrew Sharp

    The season is winding down, and Eli Manning will not be denied. Back in Week 3 we wrote, "The Giants are so awful right now that either they're going to win the Super Bowl or they're going 5-11, Eli's throwing 30 picks, and Tom Coughlin will pop five...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  16. NFL Week 15 Winners and Losers: Jamaal Charles for MVP, Peak Eli ...

    Robert Mays

    Winners Jamaal Charles: Playing against Jamaal Charles in fantasy yesterday was traumatizing. I'm not sure it's something from which I come back. Charles's 215-yard, five-touchdown day makes him the MVP of every fantasy league in which he was stil...

    Blog | December 16, 2013