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  1. NFL Season Predictions, Part 1: The Cellar Dwellers

    Bill Barnwell

    The rosters have been pared down to 53 men, and with thousands of words of preamble out of the way, it's time to finish up the 2014 NFL Preview. As always, during this last week of boring before the NFL season finally begins, we break up the lea...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. Bill and Sal’s 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview: NFC Ea...

    Bill Simmons and Sal Iacono

    Cousin Sal tries to convince Bill Simmons that his Cowboys have a chance to win the NFC East over the favored Eagles. Click here for more of Bill and Sal's 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview. ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. You’re the Captain Now: Who Will Lead These Seven NHL Teams...

    Sean McIndoe

    Being an NHL captain used to be a pretty stable job. Once you were handed a "C," you could expect to hold on to it for a while, maybe even a couple of decades if you were lucky and/or Steve Yzerman. Even the league's mos...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. Pity the Pull Hitter

    Ben Lindbergh

    With the Mets up 4-1 in the eighth inning of a game against the Cardinals on April 24, New York first baseman Lucas Duda led off against right-handed reliever Eric Fornataro. The left-handed Duda is an extreme pull hitter: As his spray chart from the...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  5. The Grantland NFL Podcast: 2014 AFC East Preview

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Barnwell and Mays discuss their optimism about the Patriots, their doubts about the Bills, and the rest of the AFC East. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and the...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  6. The Mystery of ‘Gone Girl’ May Drive Us Mad Bef...

    Zach Dionne

    These Finchertastic trailers for Gone Girl are starting to drive me insane. I know there's some kind of a, like, book out there that features the same plot as this movie? I just haven't read it yet! Can I wait till...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Cousin Sal’s First Pitch

    Sal Iacono

    I'm not ashamed to say I cried for two straight days in the spring of 1982, when my favorite Mets player, Lee Mazzilli, was traded to the Texas Rangers. I'm not ashamed to say that, rather than treat a potentially strangulated...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. Bill and Sal’s 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview: AFC Ea...

    Bill Simmons and Sal Iacono

    Grantland's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal look hard at all the lines, spreads, and odds in the AFC East. Bill is confident about his Patriots, but Cousin Sal thinks the Dolphins and Ryan Tannehill could surprise the league. Click here for more of...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  9. Noted Electronic Fartist Aphex Twin Releases 'Syro' Alb...

    Emily Yoshida

    Earlier this week, the Aphex Twin logo started showing up around London, New York, and Los Angeles, starting speculation that influential '90s electronic music artist Richard D. James would be releasing a new album for the first time in 13 ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  10. Darrell Hammond Remembers Don Pardo, the Voice of ‘SNL&rsqu...

    Matt Patches

    Don Pardo served as the announcer of Saturday Night Live from its debut on October 11, 1975, until the 39th season finale on May 17, 2014. He was the audible soul of SNL. After a performer would bellow, "Live from New York, it's Sa...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  11. Isles, Leafs Finally Make News for the Right Reasons

    Sean McIndoe

    There aren't many constants that an NHL fan can rely on these days. We know that the season starts in October (unless there's a lockout), and it ends when the Stanley Cup is handed out in June (unless there's an even longer lockout). T...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  12. Iman Shumpert on His Hip-Hop Career, Chance the Rapper, and Carme...

    Corban Goble

    Upon observing Iman Shumpert's freestyle over Migos's "Versace" and the bright spots on the somewhat-conceptually-overcooked mixtape Th3 #Post90s, one thing becomes obvious -- the 24-year-old Knicks forward&...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  13. Why Exactly Is There a ‘Jarhead 2’? Hollywood's ...

    Matt Patches

    Jarhead arrived in theaters in November 2005 as a singular artistic venture. Based on a New York Times best-selling memoir written by Anthony Swofford, the film sidestepped conventional war movie tropes to portray the Gulf War as inactive an...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  14. There's a New Aphex Twin Album on the Way, As Advertised on ...

    Zach Dionne

    Over the weekend, Aphex Twin's logo appeared above London on a blimp. New York City was next, only with graffiti instead of an aerial demonstration. And at last, the world was ready for an Aphex Twin tweet that would take them, thro...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  15. The NHL’s Race to the Bottom

    Sean McIndoe

    With most of the offseason's major moves already made and rosters around the league largely set, it's time to start talking about which team heads into the 2014-15 season with the best chance at earning the big prize. No, not t...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  16. After Almonte: Sports and the Age Fraud Menace

    Katie Baker

    The Danny Almonte story was one of the splashier examples of age fabrication, with its media-ready blend of immigration, youth exploitation, a perfect baseball game, and, oh yeah, New York City. But for as long as organized sports have set constraint...

    Blog | August 15, 2014