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  1. Who's That Guy? Jimmy Butler!

    Robert Mays

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as the amazing continues to happen, the Grantland crew wants to help you buff up on some of the lesser-known faces populating basketball's second season. Who Is He? Jimmy Butler. What's His Nickname? I'm...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  2. About Last Weekend: It's All About the Cardinals

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy planning the ultimate prank (hint: you need Krazy Glue, a dozen Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and three rubber snakes), here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Despite a gruesome leg injury to reserve forward Kevin Ware, L...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Syracuse's 2-3 zone in the Final Four

    Charles P. Pierce

    Syracuse and its devastating 2-3 zone are headed to the Final Four. And for an old-school defense, it's really something else.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  4. We Went There: The NCAA Tournament East Regional

    Charles P. Pierce

    I don't give away my basketball heart easily. I thought they were dead against Davidson, and I thought Butler had more of everything. The old loyalties never die, but whatever it was that the selection committee, and their coaches, and they themselve...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Your Bracket Just Got Orange'd

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting in line at a food truck for what turned out to be not the best pork buns you've ever eaten, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Syracuse rode a dominant defensive effort into the Elite Eight, upsetting th...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Ivy Leaguers Finally Make Something of Themselv...

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were the one guy in the office who was actually working yesterday, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Break up the Crimson! Harvard mounted the biggest upset of the first day of the NCAA tournament, beating New Mexico, 68-...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Knicks Ripped in Rip City

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to pass off a quiche as an acceptable offering at a Pi Day party, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the New York Knicks their third straight defeat, wi...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Technical Difficulties for the Lake Show

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out drunkenly explaining that Joel Schumacher was never a good enough director to "lose it Rob Reiner style," here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Los Angeles Lakers were again bested by the Oklahoma City Thunder, 12...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  9. The Hardcourt Shuffle: The Weekend's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Today is the first of March, and so I wish you a Happy March Day. March Day is the lesser-known cousin of May Day, which is a pagan holiday celebrated on May 1. But March Day is far more important because it means we're getting close to the most esse...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Lakers Can't Break Even

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out stocking up on discounted Swedish meatballs, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. George Karl's Denver Nuggets continued their torrid offensive play as they beat the Los Angeles Lakers at home, 119-108, to deny the La...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  11. Hardcourt Shuffle: Looking Ahead to the Week's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Dear Shuffle-uffaguses, First, I wanted to tell you that I'll be calling anyone who reads this column a "Shuffle-uffagus." It seemed like the coolest choice. Second, I have to report that I've been on a golf course all weekend — watching ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Spurs Win in Spite of Themselves

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy fixating on that piece of popcorn stuck between your molars, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The San Antonio Spurs took down the Bulls in Chicago, 103-89, despite missing their trio of future Hall of Famers, Tim...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  13. The Big East splinters

    Charles P. Pierce

    Georgetown, Marquette, and the fractured Big East.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  14. About Last Weekend: Seattle's Best Downs Washington

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy coming up with a fun portmanteau to describe your post-holiday diet, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Seattle Seahawks came back from an early 14-0 deficit with 24 unanswered points to eliminate the Washin...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  15. 15 College Basketball Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    First off, I want to thank everyone who made nominations to the All-BeefyBulky Team on Friday. There were so many great contenders, but in the end there can only be five. The winners: 1. Andre Almeida, Nebraska 2. Matt Stainbrook, Xavier 3. Regg...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  16. The Eight Factors: Florida-Marquette

    Shane Ryan

    The Eight Factors measures four basketball criteria along with four non-basketball criteria to take the measure of who will win each Sweet 16 game. Eight factors for the Elite Eight? It just feels right. In this installment: 7-seed Florida (25-10)...

    Blog | March 22, 2012