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  1. The 2014 NBA Media Day Power Rankings

    Andrew Sharp

    Traditions are sacred in sports. They're how we mark the passage of time. Spring doesn't start until baseball comes back; fall's not real until football returns; Thanksgiving doesn't feel right until you're passed out on...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Tangled Roots and Tribalism: The Cloudy Future of Football in Ame...

    Charles P. Pierce

    Over the past two weekends, I have been deeply invested in a single football match. The two teams played to a tie a week ago. They played each other again this weekend, in another epic game, and the proper team won. The two teams were Kerry and Mayo,...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Surviving Sanctions: Looking Back at What Just Happened at USC

    Alex Shultz

    [Cue Law & Order theme song.] In the NCAA justice system, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important groups: the college football reporters who investigate improper benefits, and the grumpy executives who prosecute the o...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose respond to the revolt in the YouTube comments of their NBA Preview videos by ranking the Bucks at no. 15. Bill and Jalen break down the new-look Bucks by evaluating what the arrival of O.J. Mayo, Caron Butler, and "Greek F...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  5. How the Dallas Mavericks got back into the playoff chase in the W...

    Zach Lowe

    Before the All-Star break, Rick Carlisle's team was as good as done — now it's suddenly back in the playoff chase.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  6. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Dirk's Back

    Robert Mays and Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Dirk Nowitzki Robert Mays: Well, don't look now (actually, you probably should look), but the Mavericks are coming. Dallas is 10-4 in March, and with last night's O...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  7. 10 Seconds or Less: How a Change in Tempo Has Kept the Mavericks'...

    Brett Koremenos

    Early in the second quarter last night against Milwaukee, veteran backup Mike James slowly walked the ball up the court before getting his Dallas team into its offense. The possession's first real action didn't come until about 10 seconds in, a rip s...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  8. The Marvin Gaye National Anthem

    Pete Croatto

    Thirty years later, Marvin Gaye's rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' stands alone.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  9. We Went There: (Almost) Hitting the Panic Button with the Los Ang...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    An hour before the tip-off, Dwight Howard stood at the free-throw line and yoked up his burden. Three straight shots clanged off the back of the rim. Howard turned to the assistant coach who was standing beside him and raised his eyebrows. The coach ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  10. Clippers-Grizzlies: The Fans, the Beards, and the Ugly Basketball...

    Mark Titus

    Following the most successful regular season in the history of the franchise, the Clippers won a playoff series for just the second time ever by beating the Grizzlies in Game 7 on Sunday. This series was already the most exciting first-round series i...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  11. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Don't Poke the Bear

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. Hero of the Night: O.J. Mayo As ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  12. The Toughest Guys on the Court: Georgetown's True Grit

    Shane Ryan

    When Marquette's Todd Mayo hit a 3-pointer with 13 minutes left at the Verizon Center on Wednesday night, his team took a 17-point lead on no. 9 Georgetown. It had been a dominant 27-minute display from the no. 20 Golden Eagles, all the more impressi...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  13. B.S. Report: Greg Wyshynski and Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    We went back to simpler times on the BS Report today ... you know, those days when there were two winter sports to discuss and we needed to split a podcast up into two parts to properly cover both of them. In Part 1, Yahoo!'s Greg Wyshynski (o...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  14. Q&A: Greivis Vasquez

    Jonathan Abrams

    Greivis Vasquez knows all about the importance of a full training camp, which is why he worries about this season's crop of rookies. Vasquez missed most of camp in his rookie year and was relegated to spot duty much of the regular season. But he shin...

    Blog | November 03, 2011