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  1. Sifting Through the Open Jobs in the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    With the end of the second round of the NHL playoffs, we have reached an unofficial milestone on hockey's calendar: the end of the annual coach and GM firing season. It's unlikely any of the four remaining teams will b...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  2. Beane Counters

    Jonah Keri

    On the long list of days that changed the game of baseball, October 17, 1997, might not stand out to many people. It was a milestone, though: That's when the Oakland A's hired a 35-year-old busted former outfield prospect named Billy Beane...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  3. Blackbird Passing in the Dead of Night: Celebrating LIU’s A...

    Corban Goble

    On Saturday night, LIU-Brooklyn point guard Jason Brickman became only the fourth player in Division I history to reach 1,000 career assists, a milestone he hit about 10 minutes into the first half. While the Blackbirds - no strangers to th...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. Afternoon Links: Parks and Recreation Gave Itself a 100th-Episode...

    Zach Dionne

    Parks and Recreation has evaded the chopping block many wonderful times — enough so that its 100th episode is coming up this Thursday, actually. To honor the milestone, the cast have shared their favorite moments in a new 20-minute clip. Fair w...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. On Bob Barker's Instantly Magical Return to The Price Is Right fo...

    Rembert Browne

    Bob Barker was born on December 12, 1923. Today is his 90th birthday. In celebration of this life milestone, he made an appearance on the now–Drew Carey–hosted The Price Is Right. No disrespect to Drew and what he's done, but this is s...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  6. NHL quarter-season evaluation

    Sean McIndoe

    A fourth of the way through the season, which teams are emerging as true contenders, and which teams are fading away?

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  7. Kerry Washington's Pregnancy, Lindsay Lohan's Drinking ... and Ot...

    Molly Lambert

    Us Weekly Kerry Washington Is Pregnant: "For the past several months, the Scandal It girl, 36, has been relying on a seamstress to help her conceal a huge secret: Multiple sources tell Us she and NFL Pro husband Nnamdi Asomugha are expecting!" A f...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  8. R.I.P., Ubuntu (2007-13)

    Amos Barshad

    Let the record show that we always made fun of Ubuntu. The gradual disintegration of the Celtics' Big Three era — which hit another milestone this weekend with Doc Rivers bouncing on Boston to try to make sure the denizens of Lob City play nice...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  9. Tiger and Lindsey: A Media Romance

    Bryan Curtis

    By now, you've seen the Facebook photos of Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn. In the Tiger meta-scandal, the release of these pictures is an important milestone. This is the moment when the narrative of Woods's love life passed from our hands back into hi...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. NBA Shootaround: Watch the Throne

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. Milestones So, LeBron reached a ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. About Last Night: LeBron's Historic Night

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deleting everything interesting from your Facebook account before Graph Search goes live, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. LeBron James reached a major milestone Wednesday night, becoming the youngest NBA play...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  12. Rafa Nadal's Second Mountain

    Shane Ryan

    Rafael Nadal, Mallorcan tennis warrior, cemented his status as the king of clay over the past month with 21 straight victories on his favorite surface. On Sunday, he won his seventh Barcelona Open and attained one of those goofy arcane milestones tha...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  13. Counting Down Fox's Five Greatest Moments (According to Rembert B...

    Rembert Browne

    2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the Fox Broadcasting Company. Last night, to celebrate this milestone (which at times in its history seemed impossible to reach) the network re-aired pilots of the two shows that put it on the map — Married .....

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  14. 903 Wins: Coach K and the Record

    Shane Ryan

    I was 9 years old in 1992 when Christian Laettner hit his turnaround shot against Kentucky. Duke was already my favorite team, because Duke was the only team with Bobby Hurley. At that time, I was a year or so away from the hard realization that I wo...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  15. Reality Scorecard: Oh, Mandi, You Came and You Denied Coitus With...

    David Jacoby

    It was a historic week for the Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League. There was a topless brawl, a fraudulent denial of coitus, and a concealed erection. We were one STD scare away from a complete shame cycle. These milestones made the torture of endur...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  16. Derek Jeter's DL Diary

    Mark Lisanti

    Grantland's exclusive peek into the sidelined shortstop's journal.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011