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  1. Lorde and ‘The Hunger Games’ Fuse for Ultimate Soundt...

    Zach Dionne

    Lorde is a natural fit for The Hunger Games's Now That's What I Call Cool Music-style soundtracks. She covered Tears for Fears's "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" for Catching Fire, and now she's set to contribu...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. Jamie Foxx to Develop Taste for Ears, Pigeon Training in Mike Tys...

    Zach Dionne

    Mike Tyson's life has seemed like a movie for so long that it's easy to forget there hasn't been an actual movie about it yet. Michael Jai White covered the early years in HBO's Tyson in 1995, but Terence Winter is now writing the...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  3. Men in Blazers: Europe's American Summer Tour, Transfer Wind...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    Rog and Davo discuss European clubs' American summer tours and transfer window winners and losers. Plus, an interview with Manchester City and New York City FC CEO Ferran Soriano. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to t...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Lightning Round: The Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Trade

    Grantland Staff

    Dan Fierman: Any Red Sox fan who tells you winning three championships hasn't changed everything is lying. We care less. Almost all of us care less. This is not a bad thing. No one, not even Dan Shaughnessy, would want to go back in time to 2003...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  5. Hello? Who’s There? The NBA Celebrations Matrix!

    Shea Serrano

    This is about celebrating celebrations. This is not a difficult thing to understand, so I will do my best in the coming moments not to make it so. In fact, I will do the least difficult thing I can think of, which is to answer fake questions that I&#...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  6. Let Them Eat Money: MLB Salary Dumping, the Precursor to the Prol...

    Michael Baumann

    Thursday is baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, and I couldn't be happier, because it means we can all stop talking about "eating salary." One of the big draws of sports fandom is the civic unity and shared identity...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  7. Mike Davis Leads New-Look South Carolina ... and Redeems His Name...

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 college football season is rapidly approaching. Are you excited? We're excited! We're also here to help you prep for the impending campaign with a steady stream of preview content. So check back daily (well, not on weeken...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  8. Get the Advil Ready: Applying Economic Theory to MLB Trade Deadli...

    Michael Baumann

    Before we talk about baseball, let's talk about politics. In 1957, an American political economist named Anthony Downs released An Economic Theory of Democracy, which became one of the most influential works on the study of electoral and...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  9. The All–Bad Contracts Team

    Bill Barnwell

    After covering the league's most valuable contracts earlier this week, it's time to move on and pillory the worst deals in the NFL. Now, while it's easy to do this solely for the sake of ridicule, it's not my goal; I've found...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  10. Greatness in the Uncommon: Sports, Narrative Fiction, and Netflix...

    Michael Baumann

    A renegade owner takes over a minor league baseball team and assembles a group of castoffs. Those castoffs then start winning, much to the chagrin of organized baseball, and much to the delight of fans in a market that almost everyone thought had aba...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  11. Straight to Video: Backhanded Praise of ‘Transformers: Age ...

    Wesley Morris and Chris Connelly

    Grantland's Chris Connelly and Wesley Morris critique Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction by examining the best and worst aspects of Bay's filmmaking career. ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  12. Is the New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Rap Even Wo...

    Zach Dionne

    We still have two and a half weeks to enjoy Earth before the Michael Bay-defiled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes and ruins everything. But that doesn't mean we're free to coast through life all peaceful and devoid of N&am...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  13. Houston, You Have a Problem

    Michael Baumann

    A little less than two months ago, the Houston Astros used the no. 1 overall pick in the MLB draft to select Brady Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in California. Within 48 hours, they had agreed to pay the 17-year-o...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  14. Search and Destroy

    Wesley Morris

    Nobody gets to be a hero in The Purge: Anarchy, not for long. But the actor Frank Grillo really has something. It's not range or big talent. It's a life-size, working-person's version of macho gravitas. He's ha...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  15. Lance Blows Town: The Hornets’ Gamble, the Pacers’ Lo...

    Zach Lowe

    A few weeks ago, it would have been unthinkable to suggest that the Charlotte Hornets might be a better team next season than the Indiana Pacers. But they had nearly identical records and point differentials over the final 50 games of last season, an...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  16. MLB Injury Meter Update: How Screwed Is Your Favorite Team?

    Michael Baumann

    Back at the beginning of the season, when we were still young and innocent and capable of feeling shocked that playing baseball today seemed more dangerous than hanging around the docks in Texas City in 1947, I examined which of the mounting injuries...

    Blog | July 17, 2014