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  1. Announcing Has a Problem: The Most Annoying Tic in Broadcasting T...

    Caleb Hannan

    If you made an exhaustive list of all the sports announcers who drive fans crazy, Al Michaels would either settle in somewhere near the bottom or not show up at all. Michaels is generally beloved. In part because he co-announces the most polished thr...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  2. The End of Year 2 for RG3

    Andrew Sharp

    This week Robert Griffin III was officially benched for the final three games of the Redskins' miserable dumpster fire of a season. Mike Shanahan claims it was to protect Griffin's health. On Thursday night, NFL.com's Michael Silver reported that Sha...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. All-22 All-Stars: Fletcher Cox, the Eagles' Budding Superstar

    Robert Mays

    As long as Chip Kelly is around, the Philadelphia Eagles will be defined by offense. When Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy came out playing at warp speed on Monday Night Football in Week 1, we were in. There was a lull in the middle of the season, but w...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  4. Fly, Eagle, Fly: Nick Foles Is for Real

    Robert Mays

    For every football player, the helmet does a little something different. It turns some, like LaDainian Tomlinson, into superheroes. It felt like LT was from the future in part because he looked like he was. For others, it seems almost obligatory. I'm...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. Why 34-Year-Old Steve Smith Is Still the Soul of the Shiny New Pa...

    Robert Mays

    Explaining the excitement about the past six weeks of Panthers football is fairly easy. So many of us were rooting for Carolina last night against the NFL's bluest blood because the Panthers are new, and new is what we want. As ESPN flashed graphics ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  6. About Last Weekend: Jets Ground Patriots

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy pouring one out for the Dawgfather, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: After a controversial unsportsmanlike conduct penalty call went against New England, Jets kicker Nick Folk hit a 42-yard field goal in overt...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. NFL Run & Shootaround: Rock and a Hard Place

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Defining Dirty ...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  8. Week 2 Fantasy Football Review: U Mad Bro?

    Matt Borcas

    Week 2 awards, Week 3 waiver-wire advice, and a flying pig to boot. Michael Vick had an incredibly productive game on Sunday, and his stats don't begin to tell the story. While a line that includes 428 yards, a 63.9 completion percentage, two pass...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  9. NFL Preview Podcast: Eagles and Redskins

    Grantland Network

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays continue their NFL Preview Podcast Series with the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins. Previous Installments of NFL Preview Podcast Series Bears and Lions Packers and Vikings Texans and Titans ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  10. 14-Day NFL Warning: The Eagles Are Insane

    Andrew Sharp

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next few weeks providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. Two wee...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  11. The All-22 All-Stars: Michael Roos, the Rock in Tennessee

    Robert Mays

    The All-22 All-Star Team is an attempt to provide some insight on the NFL's 22 most underappreciated players. Some will be All-Pros who haven't fully gotten their due; some will be names few casual fans have ever heard. All will, for one reason or an...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Boston Bows Out

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy arguing about the correct definition of "blue moon," here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Red Sox superprospect Xander Bogaerts went 0-for-3 in his major league debut, and Marco Scutaro drew a walk-off RBI walk to g...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  13. NFL Preview Podcast Series: Buccaneers and Saints

    Robert Mays

    When Barnwell and I decided to start this project — going team by team for our NFL preview — we knew there would be a few spots that got a little rough. This might be hard to believe, but neither of us is too high on the Raiders. But amon...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  14. The Complete 2013 NFL Preseason Injury Recap

    Robert Mays

    In the preseason, any qualitative analysis of a game — or even a practice — will hopefully begin with one sentence: "No one got hurt." Training camp and the month of faux games in the leadup to the regular season are useful for teams with...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  15. Same Old Chip: What We Learned About the Eagles Offense in Their ...

    Chris Brown

    Before the second play of his first NFL game, Philadelphia's new head coach, Chip Kelly, a man who made his reputation as the architect of college football's most prolific offense — the Oregon Ducks' fast-break, spread-it-out attack — did...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  16. Director's Cut for Thomas Boswell on Bill Veeck

    Michael MacCambridge

    Revisiting the 1981 Inside Sports profile of one of baseball's most legendary characters.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013