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  1. Johnny-Come-Lately’s Guide to the MLB Stretch Run

    Michael Baumann

    Baseball isn't like the NBA, where you don't really need to pay attention until the second round of the playoffs. So if you've been on a spiritual quest to Cambodia or playing ninepins with the ghosts of Henry Hudson and his men in up...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. The Midseason TV All-Star Team

    Andy Greenwald

    At the midpoint of their seasons, Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NHL all stick to a similar script. The majority of players - and, by extension, those who write about the players - get a brief, much-needed breather while...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  3. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Mess With Texas

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were failing to come up with something clever to call Tuesday to go along with calling Wednesday 'Wins-Day,' here's what you missed in sports last night: Rumors suggest that Nick Saban could potentially replace Mack Brown as the head...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Mike Trout and Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview, Part 4

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Angels outfielder Mike Trout. Then Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview continues with teams nos. 18 to 15. (To watch Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview videos, click here.) Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iT...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Working Hard, Harvey Working

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy declaring that your rap career is one and done, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Matt Harvey dominated the Rockies, throwing a four-hit shutout as the Mets took down Colorado, 5-0. Harvey entered the postgame ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  7. The Biggest Problem With PEDs in Pro Sports

    Andrew Sharp

    On Monday afternoon news broke that Ryan Braun was accepting a suspension from Major League Baseball and will miss the rest of the season. It's the sort of news that doubles as a tornado siren for 1,000 different sportswriters jumping out with variou...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  8. There Will Be No Hummers: The Personal History of a College Baseb...

    Justin Halpern

    I sat in the bullpen of Tony Gwynn Stadium, home of the San Diego State Aztecs, cleaning my cleats in case I got the call to get hot. Next to me were seven other relief pitchers, all of us watching our starter struggle through the second inning of a ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  9. Missing the Olympics? May we introduce you to the world of profes...

    Nate DiMeo

    Missing the Olympics? May we suggest the obscure, absurd world of professional darts?

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  10. Charlie Pierce on Sports Management

    Charles P. Pierce

    Are the NHL and NFL losing their minds at the negotiating table?

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  11. About Last Weekend: Tiger Roars Past the Bear

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Tiger Woods moved into second place on the all-time PGA tour wins list behind Sam Snead by out-dueling Bo Van Pelt to win the AT&T National golf...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  12. City Rivalries and the Greatest Sports Trivia Question

    Shane Ryan

    As I watched the Rangers pull away from the Devils on Monday, I realized that in a few days, we might be in for a New York–Los Angeles championship series. The Kings, who face the Coyotes in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals tonight, are ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  13. White Whales: (Mostly) Unattainable Athletic Feats

    Shane Ryan

    Today, April 26, is the anniversary of what was nearly the most singular confluence of luck and skill in MLB history. On this date in 2005, the Yankees faced Bartolo Colon and the Angels at what is now the "old" Yankee Stadium. In the first inning...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  14. About Last Night: Bienvenido A Miami!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. In the first major league baseball game of the regular season on American soil, Kyle Lohse pitched six no-hit innings and lasted into the eighth as the...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  15. The World Series: At Least it's Beating Whitney

    Robert Mays

    Wednesday night marked the first installment of this year's Fall Classic. The 2011 World Series features a counted-out bunch of pro's pros squaring off against the league's most explosive and exciting lineup. Chris Carpenter's masterful work on the m...

    Blog | October 21, 2011