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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. About Last Night: High Five to LeBron, Heat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out protesting your local theater's lack of midnight showings of After Earth, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: The Miami Heat, buoyed by another vintage LeBron James performance, won a crucial Game 5, 90-79, to take...

    Blog | May 31, 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. About Last Night: Goin' Back to Brooklyn

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy making a new nonalcoholic mixed drink that's half soda water, half tonic water called the Van de Velde, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Playing without Luol Deng, Derrick Rose, and Kirk Hinrich was too much fo...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  6. 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
  7. About Last Night: Heat Burn the Bulls

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy realizing that you waited way too long to make that Harlem Shake video, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. LeBron James powered the Miami Heat to their ninth consecutive win as they beat the Chicago Bulls, 86-67,...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. About Last Weekend: Mile-High Manning

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Peyton Manning threw his first two touchdowns as a Bronco, and the 400th and 401st of his career, in a 31-19 victory over the Steelers. After the g...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  12. About Last Weekend: Hokies Hold On

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Quarterback Logan Thomas led no. 16 Virginia Tech back from the brink of defeat with two key drives as the Hokies beat Georgia Tech 17-14 in overti...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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