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  1. Tiki Barber's Thuzio service connects fans with their favorite at...

    Rembert Browne

    Tiki Barber's Thuzio service connects fans with their favorite athletes ... for a price.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  2. The 2011-12 NBA season has been entertaining, but it could be eve...

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of his review of the NBA season, the Sports Guy has a few ideas for the league office.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  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. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe and Dave Dameshek

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the NBA season so far and then calls up NFL.com's Dave Dameshek to talk football and the Road House remake. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our pod...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  5. Bill Simmons breaks down the Richardson trade and makes Week 3 pi...

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy applauds the Browns and Colts for acting like NBA teams and makes Week 3 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  6. Are You Ready for the NFL's Flopping Era?

    Andrew Sharp

    Last week Brian Urlacher, while making an appearance on Fox Sports 1, said that his Bears teams would often fake injuries to slow down opposing offenses. "We had a guy who was the designated dive guy," he said. "It wasn't coached, but it was part of ...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Q&A: Slim Thug on His Twitter Pitch to Bring Dwight Howard to Hou...

    Ian Cohen

    Dwight Howard has approximately 30 million reasons to stick with the Lakers this offseason, so rival suitors have found it necessary to resort to the intangible: Atlanta thinks playing in his hometown would appeal to D12, the Warriors are banking on ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  8. Polish Pro Football and the 5 Punt Returns You Meet in Heaven

    Andrew Sharp

    The NBA Finals began last night, so there's plenty of news to discuss. Football is still three months away, and there's no good reason to celebrate the art of punt returns today. But Thursday morning Bill Barnwell passed along this video of Clarence ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  9. ALERT: Jadeveon Clowney Is Not Safe for College Football

    Andrew Sharp

    This is not relevant to the NBA or NHL playoffs or baseball or anything else in today's news cycle, but in the spirit of Robert Mays's countdown to the NFL season, let's take a second to look at Jadeveon Clowney, the freak-of-nature hell-beast enteri...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  10. The Weirdest Life Choices Made on College Football Signing Day

    Ian Cohen

    Yesterday, in a glimpse into the inner sanctum of the reigning NBA champs, LeBron James tweeted about how Ole Miss became the story of Signing Day - no mean feat considering the sagas of Reuben Foster and Alex Collins - and probably violated some arc...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. We Went There: Knicks-Celtics Bring the Rumors and Melodrama at N...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Just four days after their red, white, and blue football team was squeezed out of the NFL playoffs, Boston's sports fans rose from the ashes and reassembled to hoot and holler once more. This time greenly clad underneath L.L Bean parkas and North Fac...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  12. About Last Holidays

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out picking up smoking as an excuse to avoid your relatives, here's what you missed in sports during the holiday season. December 22 UCF crushed Ball State 38-17 in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, and I'm not going to start my first ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  13. Larry Ellison and the Remaking of the America's Cup

    Katie Baker

    During the NBA lockout last fall, Bill Simmons and Jay Kang fantasized about the players breaking off and creating a rebel basketball league. Their proposed name for the alternate universe: The Oracle. After all, as Kang wrote, "we need a commissione...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  14. 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
  15. About Last Night: Rangers on the Brink

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The New Jersey Devils seized control of the Eastern Conference finals, using Ryan Carter's late goal and an empty-netter by Zach Parise to beat the Ran...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  16. B.S. Report: Mike Lombardi and Connor Schell

    Bill Simmons

    Who needs NBA analysts to break down the playoffs when you can call one of the best NFL guys around? That's right, I called up our old friend Mike Lombardi to talk about his beloved Sixers, NBA coaching vs. NFL coaching, and the philosophies behind b...

    Blog | May 17, 2012