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  1. What’s Next for Oregon in the Post-Loss, Post–Marcus ...

    Michael Weinreb

    For a fleeting moment on Monday night, in the midst of a whirlwind opening touchdown drive that gave Oregon its only lead of the national championship game, I could see an alternate narrative unfolding around Mark Helfrich. I could envision a world i...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  2. Oregon–Ohio State Preview: Breaking Down the Inaugural Coll...

    Matt Hinton

    From an analytical standpoint, championship games are always strange beasts. At a distance, they appear tame, knowable -- ideal subjects to be studied, classified, and tagged before the ball is even kicked: After 14 games apiece, including semifinal...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  3. Get the Declaration of Independence Tattooed on Your Face: Haim I...

    Kevin Lincoln and Ryan O'Hanlon

    Kevin Lincoln: Ryan, after seeing Nike's promotional photos of the Haim girls - Little, Middle, and Boss Haim, I believe their birth names are - wearing the new United States men's national team jerseys, exactl...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. Drake Teams Up with Nike, Becoming the Michael Jordan of Sneakers...

    Rembert Browne

    This has been a big 24 hours in the world of celebrity sneaker deals. Yesterday, Adidas confirmed it was partnering with Kanye West after the artist made a statement last week that his relationship with Nike was no more. The deal is reportedly worth ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  5. Bill Simmons on Calvin Johnson

    Bill Simmons

    If you haven't already, you need to start paying attention to Calvin Johnson, because you might never see someone like him again.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  6. Apps of the Month: Smell-O-Vision for Your Phone, Fractals for Yo...

    Tess Lynch

    Welcome to the first edition of Grantland's apps roundup. Starting right this minute, we'll be showcasing some of our picks from the past month or so. (Because this is our first, I've cheated a bit and extended this month's deadline into the future a...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Red Sox Keep Rolling

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy faking injuries to run down the clock at your office, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Boston Red Sox are in the ALCS after holding off the Tampa Bay Rays, who set a postseason record with nine pitchers in t...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  8. Rembert Explains America: Homeward Bound With Kevin Durant

    Rembert Browne

    It was a crash course in how to create a narrative. Arriving in Washington, D.C., on the evening of June 26, I knew only three things about what the following day had in store. One, the trip was in the name Kevin Durant; two, he was unleashing his...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Grantland Exclusive: The Real Housewives Get Lovingly Rendered in...

    Juliet Litman

    Every time we put out a new issue of our Grantland Quarterly, we try to include a bonus, something unique to the print object. In the past we've included the George "Ice Man" Gervin Nike poster, stickers of Ed Hochuli doing the dougie, and a 2 Chainz...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  10. 112-Day NFL Warning: It's Time to Rethink Some of These Uniforms

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next three and a half months providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's retu...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  11. Give Me the Ball: Drawing Inspiration From Nike's Latest Ad

    Patricia Lee

    I have never been gifted with the physicality needed to play basketball well. I was once the tallest girl in my class (in fourth grade, I was 4-foot-11), but then I basically stopped growing and am now often the person you can't see in pictures becau...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. We Went There: Thunder-Clippers

    Chris Ryan

    Kevin Durant is now method branding. You may be familiar with this new "KD IS NOT NICE," or ("#KDISNOTNICE" for my Twitterati) Nike campaign. I can't claim to call this one for the chicken or the egg (was he always not nice or is he being not nice be...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  13. And Now We Praise Air Force 1s

    Rembert Browne

    Two definitions of "Sneakerhead," as supplied by my two most trusted sources of information: Wikipedia: A sneakerhead is a person who is highly experienced visually even to the point of discernment in distinguishing between real and fake replicas an...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  14. Speed Kills: The Oregon Offense Starts Its Engine

    Michael Weinreb

    Last Saturday night, I lay half-asleep in a hotel room and watched Oregon play the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a football game that felt more like a hypnagogic fantasia. The Ducks were dressed up, as always, in Nike's Alternate Elfin no. 6 color sch...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Da Bears Stay Perfect

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Baylor Bears became the first college basketball team to ever compile a 40-0 record and win the national championship. Brittney Griner's 26 points an...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  16. Everything About This Nike Commercial Is Awesome

    Sarah Larimer


    Blog | April 02, 2012