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  1. You Know Me, I’m Your Friend: DEA Raids and the NFL’s...

    Charles P. Pierce

    My favorite sporting event of all time is the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place in St. Louis. It was the very strangest part of the very strangest Olympics ever held. A gymnast with a wooden leg won three gold medals. The Games were held in con...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Who’s That Small Rapper in a Leather Bucket Hat? Dej Loaf

    Rembert Browne

    Tuesday night, one of the great musical rites of passage took place in Lower Manhattan: the first New York show. As a part of New York's annual CMJ Music Marathon, Vice's music channel, Noisey, brought rapper-of-the-moment Dej Loa...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  3. The 'Better Call Saul' Music Video Is Weird; Does It Sa...

    Zach Dionne

    Last night, AMC finished a Breaking Bad marathon, one in which a bunch of episodes played each Sunday for two months. To give the final night a "must-see" quality, they threw a Better Call Saul music video...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  4. FXX’s ‘The Simpsons’ Marathon Is a Huge Success...

    Zach Dionne

    FX's comedy offshoot, FXX, is hosting #everysimpsonsever, a 12-day, 552-episode marathon that's exactly as cool as it sounds. And people are watching! More than 1 million of them tuned in on Thursday, which is three times more people than F...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  5. This Isn't Enough 'Better Call Saul' to Last Us Ti...

    Zach Dionne

    A 10-second start, to be precise. In the middle of AMC's new weekly Breaking Bad Sunday marathon, the network shared this teensiest taste of Better Call Saul, with a tag confirming that it's premiering in February 2015. Lawyer/ins...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Inside Joke - W. Kamau Bell Grantland Channel video

    Grantland Channel

    Explaining comedy on the streets of New York.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Baylor football comes back strong

    Holly Anderson

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

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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