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  1. The Uncensored 2014 U.S. Open Power Rankings

    Shane Ryan

    I just realized something: Unlike the other American majors, the U.S. Open lacks a sweet tagline. The Masters has "a tradition unlike any other," and the PGA Championship is "glory's last shot." Both pretty cool, right? But o...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Conversations With an Idiot: Is Tiger Woods 'Back'?

    Shane Ryan

    You may have heard that Tiger Woods shot a 61 on Friday at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, setting a course record and tying his best professional round ever. He went on to win the tournament by seven strokes over Henrik Stenson and Keegan Bra...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Chicago Strikes First

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out getting the oil change you need every 30,000 miles followed by a stern lecture from your mechanic about decimal places, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a stunning start to the Stanley Cup final, the Chicago...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  4. Graeme Disses Rory: Five Points of Interest From the Weekend in G...

    Shane Ryan

    After the high drama of Sergio vs. Tiger last weekend, producing the best Players Championship ratings in more than a decade, we were probably due for something a bit less energetic. But as a fisherman would say, a calm surface can disguise a roiling...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. Rory and Tiger Falter at the Match Play Championship

    Shane Ryan

    Tuesday night, I found myself with a group of fellow writers and assorted vagabonds at a Tucson Steakhouse called Lil Abner's. It was one of those rustic meat-and-potato joints with long wooden tables, no formal menu, and rusted barn relics hanging o...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  6. Norm Macdonald on the Return of the Tiger and Rory Show

    Norm Macdonald

    After a month of golf, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are tied. For dead last. Not that you'd know, unless you were watching golf. They've already been paid $4 million between them. Not winnings, appearance fees. Somebody smart once said 80 percent...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  7. Norm Macdonald's 2013 PGA Year in Preview

    Norm Macdonald

    Norm Macdonald made two big New Year's resolutions. One was to start writing pieces for Grantland. The other is going to be revealed on Friday in his second piece for us. Today, he shares his thoughts on the 2013 PGA season. 2012, the golden year ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  8. The Massive Ryder Cup Preview

    Shane Ryan

    The list of things I love about the Ryder Cup is so long that it could fill a (tedious) novel, and golf fans can probably guess most of them. But if I had to narrow that list down to one abstract thought ... well, I'd probably say that even though...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  9. Rory: The Best PGA Championship Ever?

    Bill Barnwell

    Last June, Rory McIlroy's stunning U.S. Open victory led us to create a new methodology for measuring performance in golf, applying the Z-Score (or Standard Score) from math to fields of players in a golf tournament. This new methodology produces a m...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  10. What Drought? Rory McIlroy Wins the PGA Championship

    Jim Newell

    Well, if Rory McIlroy was going to end up winning this PGA Championship by tying his eight-shot margin of victory from the 2010 U.S. Open and breaking the PGA Championship margin-of-victory record by one stroke, couldn't he have said something earlie...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  11. About Last Weekend: Two Days of Vengeance

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Kobe Bryant, the Masked Mamba, scored 33 points as the Lakers avenged his broken nose with a 93-83 victory over Dwyane Wade and the Heat. "From thi...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  12. Relative Dominance: Rory McIlroy's run at Congressional

    Bill Barnwell

    Putting Rory McIlroy's run at Congressional into its proper context.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011