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  1. About Last Night: Saluting Johnny

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding out you cleared revocable waivers at work, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: Browns quarterback Johnny "Football" Manziel put together a middling performance in his t...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Rory Roars

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy beginning a 15-day period of awkwardly pretending like you haven't been traded, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Thursday: Despite a double-bogey on the 10th, red-hot Rory McIlroy fired a five-un...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. The 30: deGreat Debate

    Jonah Keri

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the winners and losers have been toasted and chided. Much to the Phillies' chagrin, however, not every team that stood pat joined Ruben Amaro's squad in earning the "loser&quot...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  4. Home Run Derby Awards: Best Hair, Best Homer, Best Shaving Kit&nd...

    Matt Borcas

    While not everyone gets excited about Major League Baseball's All-Star festivities, this year's Home Run Derby threatened to be at least somewhat entertaining, thanks to a new bracket format, three fewer outs per round, and a semi-stacked f...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Free Bosh

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy explaining to LeBron James that losing him was the biggest mistake you've ever made, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: The Cleveland Cavaliers organization believes that LeBron J...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  6. The 30: Time Heals All Wounds

    Jonah Keri

    This week's rankings come with changes, including multiple migrations toward the bottom. If you're a fan of one of those tumbling teams, we offer small tokens of consolation. Have a dance party: Grab a ride: Enjoy the value of a good...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  7. Appreciating Brian Dozier, Rarity Rather Than Blueprint

    Michael Baumann

    The thing to understand about Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is that he's extremely atypical. I can't stress this enough, because if people fail to grasp it, they're going to expect more players like him to come along...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  8. Let the MLB Sack Race Commence

    Michael Baumann

    One of the few things I envy about the United Kingdom is that in any given season, sports fans there can bet on which Premier League manager will be fired. In fact, it seems people can bet on anything sports-related in the U.K., because British sport...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  9. The 30: Trouble’s Brewing

    Jonah Keri

    If you were hoping for increased clarity on baseball's pecking order two weeks into the season ...; keep hoping. Injuries continue to plague some of the best players on the best teams; several clubs that looked like playoff locks have stumb...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  10. Who’s That Guy? Minnesota Twins Slugger Chris Colabello!

    Matt Borcas

    Who's That Guy is an ongoing Grantland series, and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. And hey, baseball is part of that landscape! Who Is He? Minnesota Twins first baseman, designated hitter, and right fiel...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  11. 2014 AL Central Preview

    Jonah Keri

    Grantland's 2014 division previews kicked off last week with a look at the AL East. Today, the series continues with the AL Central, where the Tigers are going for their fourth consecutive division title, the Indians are trying to make it back t...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  12. Great Expectations, Great Variations

    Jonah Keri

    In many ways, spring training is an outdated ritual. Players work out year-round, so the notion that they need to run wind sprints with teammates to get back into shape is pretty antiquated. Hitters do benefit from facing live pitching, and pitchers...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  13. About Last Night: Saints Make a Statement

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy watching Senator Ted Cruz do his best Eli Manning impression, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The New Orleans Saints outclassed the previously unbeaten Miami Dolphins in a 38-17 win, sending a message to the res...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  14. About Last Night: A Gore-Fest in St. Louis

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy spending your EA settlement money as quickly as possible, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Led by running back Frank Gore, the San Francisco 49ers rebounded from two consecutive heavy defeats in style, beating ...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Feel the Roar

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting taken aback by the presence of hockey news in your Twitter feed, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Max Scherzer got his 21st win and the Detroit Tigers clinched the AL Central with a 1-0 win over the Mi...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  16. Spoiler Alert! Eight MLB Teams With Dream-Crushing Potential

    Shane Ryan

    It must be nice to make the playoffs. As a long-suffering Yankee fan, I probably won't get to experience that joy this season, and it's been a long time — almost a full year — since we've even sniffed the postseason. With six games left o...

    Blog | September 23, 2013