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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. The NBA Media Day Power Rankings

    Andrew Sharp

    We've been getting in the mood for basketball for a few weeks now, but the NBA season doesn't officially begin until Media Day. That's when everything that's amazing and ridiculous comes back at once. The photos, the quotes, the trash talk, the o...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. Choose Your MAC Allegiance, U-Pick Edition

    Holly Anderson

    Are you a farmers market shopper, gentle reader? Do you prefer to sniff your peaches before purchase? Would you like to knock out your summer homework with a field trip? The MAC is here to help you select your 2013 tertiary allegiance from right up c...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  4. 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final Preview

    Katie Baker

    Bruins vs. Blackhawks! Rask vs. Crawford! Jagr's weird playoff beard vs. ... Toews's weird playoff beard! The Boston-Chicago Stanley Cup final begins tonight.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  5. Dispatches From New Orleans, Vol. 3: A Literary Interlude Starrin...

    Rembert Browne

    Serious life lessons were recently learned in New Orleans, and I need to talk about all of them right now. I woke up Wednesday morning, the no-man's-land day of Super Bowl week, situated after Media Day but before the throngs arrive, without a sin...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  6. Dispatches From New Orleans, Vol. 2: Calm Amid the Media Day Chao...

    Rembert Browne

    Grantland's Rembert Browne is in New Orleans for Super Bowl week, and he has some very specific goals in mind: (1) to chronicle everything seen, heard, tasted, smelled, and felt — emotionally, (2) to wake up first and fall asleep last, (3) to m...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  7. NBA Media Day Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    It's baaaaaack. The NBA Shootaround crew is here to go over the best and brightest story lines coming out of media day and the opening days of NBA training camp. Basketball, basketball, basketball, basketball, basketball!!! Kobe Clearly Still Mad...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  8. Life Lessons From the Media Day Quagmire

    Bill Barnwell

    Media Day is eating itself. The guy dressed like a superhero isn't enough. The woman with the portable iPod speakers playing salsa music while her producer carries around a disco ball, trying to urge members of the Giants practice squad to dance? She...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  9. The Absolute Least You Should Know From College Football Media Da...

    Holly Anderson

    Summer football news is like a summer movie slate: allowed all manner of leeway as long as it sells popcorn. Here, let us hand-feed you fluffy kernels of news, interspersed with unpopped seeds of rank absurdity. While we've all been off...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  10. The Absolute Least You Should Know From College Football Media Da...

    Holly Anderson

    Hello! How are you? You look rested. Did you get frosted tips? Are you off having a summer? Us too. And while we've been doing that, planet college football has spun far enough around to get its denizens to the oil-slicked desert oasis that is s...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. Claws for Concern? Florida State Captain Nabs Nefarious Catch

    Holly Anderson

    In certain parts of the country, like Florida and Georgia, something like 20 percent of a given user's social media intake on any particular day is composed of material concerning the Publix chain of supermarkets, specifically praise for it...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  12. 12 Takeaways From Miami-Indiana, Round 2

    Zach Lowe

    First of all, these games are the best. I was chatting earlier in the day with an official from one of these teams, and he was jokingly lamenting the insane degree of media coverage for a mid-December game. Come on! The Eastern Conference has nothing...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  13. Eric Bledsoe, Anthony Davis, Evan Turner, and the NBA's All-Intri...

    Zach Lowe

    Ten players with a lot on the line we're eager to see this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  14. Astral Football: Dedicated to Every Coach Who Has Ever Praised Hi...

    Holly Anderson

    [Hit play on the above video before reading for best results.] Five days before Florida Rosicrucian University's football team opens its season, head coach Bruce Buhlman addresses the media: "Good afternoon. Thanks for coming out. Really apprec...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  15. Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Here: 2013 SEC Media Days Su...

    Holly Anderson

    An appreciation of the word and fashion choices that make the unofficial kickoff of football season great. Press conference MVP, coaches division: Steve Spurrier, South Carolina If every SEC Media Days kicked off with the Ol' Ball Coach listing e...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  16. Things We Do Not Care About: Johnny Football's Deleted Tweet

    Holly Anderson

    We live every day in near-sobbing relief that social media didn't really get big on even a campus-wide scale until we were almost out of college. Would you like to read about the time we got ourselves and a dozen underclassmen in our charge sent to J...

    Blog | June 19, 2013