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  1. The Forrest Gump of Chile

    Zeke Turner

    I recognized Matias Anguita from 100 yards away. He was wearing a fluorescent-green perforated running T-shirt, the kind that lets air pass between the fabric and the body, covered in the names of his sponsors: an American running-sho...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Fox Is Developing the (Perhaps Inevitable) Boston Marathon Bombin...

    Zach Dionne

    Yup. Like 9/11 and Columbine before it, last year's bombing at the Boston Marathon is not immune to fast-turnaround dramatization. Rod Lurie, the writer/director behind The Last Castle, Straw Dogs, and Nothing But the Truth, is working with...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. B.S. Report: J-Bug and Bill’s Dad

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls his buddy J-Bug to talk about his experience at this year's Boston Marathon. Plus, Bill's dad comes on to discuss Boston sports. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts pag...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Dubs Demolished

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy seeing what happens if you mix some facts in with your "facts," here are the six things you need to know from sports on Monday: The Clippers thrashed the Warriors, 138-98, to even up their series at a game apiece whil...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. Songs of the Week: CMJ Edition

    Rembert Browne

    Every fall, New York City is bombarded with a number of things, from fallen leaves to bed bugs and rent hikes. Another mainstay is the CMJ Music Marathon, which began on October 15 and officially wraps on the 19th. In the landscape of festivals, i...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  6. Video: Four Minutes of Big Papi Doing Awesome Things in the Posts...

    Grantland Staff

    There are a lot of good reasons to hate the Boston Red Sox, but I'm pretty sure David Ortiz is someone upon whom everyone can agree. Remember his speech after the Boston Marathon bombing this year? Characters like Big Papi are one of the reasons spor...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  7. Inside Joke - W. Kamau Bell Grantland Channel video

    Grantland Channel

    Explaining comedy on the streets of New York.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  8. Did the Clash's Joe Strummer Actually Run the Paris Marathon?

    Michael Bertin

    On the eve of the release of Combat Rock, the 1982 album that would become the Clash's biggest commercial success, tickets for shows the band had booked in England were not selling well. Manager Bernie Rhodes suggested to front man Joe Strummer that ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Baylor football comes back strong

    Holly Anderson

    Baylor is loaded for bear in 2013. Yes, again.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  10. Eight TV Opening Sequences Better (and Worse) Than Orange Is the ...

    Tess Lynch

    Today on the Girls in Hoodies podcast, Molly, Emily, and I talk about the greatness of Orange Is the New Black, which leads us, inevitably, to a discussion about opening credits. OITNB's intro was not made with Netflix marathons in mind: fast-forward...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  11. Program Alert: AMC Is Marathoning Rectify This Sunday, and You Mi...

    Grantland Staff

    This Sunday, AMC will be running a marathon of the entire first season of Rectify, which is a much more productive way to spend your precious weekend than dumping another hour of half-attention into True Blood. And it has already been picked up for ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  12. Afternoon Links: Stephen Colbert Says Good-bye to His Mother, Mak...

    Tess Lynch

    Oh, I see you've paused your Sopranos marathon and have stopped crying into your gabagool. What a great time to watch Stephen Colbert's moving tribute to his recently deceased mother, Lorna: She had 11 children, taught her kids to stage fall, and sai...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  13. The Hillsborough Stadium disaster and the Boston Marathon bombing...

    Brian Phillips

    The Hillsborough Stadium disaster, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the facts about how we experience and understand tragedy.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  14. B.S. Report: Matt Taibbi

    Grantland Network

    Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi joins Bill to discuss the Boston Marathon bombings, finances in sports, corruption among the wealthy, and much more. To listen to this podcast, download it on iTunes here or listen at the Podcenter....

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. The Boston Bruins after the Boston Marathon bombing

    Katie Baker

    The Bruins return to their home ice.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  16. Is Wil Myers the Cure for the Anemic Rays Offense?

    Jonah Keri

    Our thoughts are with all those affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon. There was a baseball game played at Fenway Park a little earlier in the day, so we'll do our best to provide some analysis. Trailing by a run entering the ninth innin...

    Blog | April 16, 2013