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  1. 12 Takeaways From Miami-Indiana, Round 2

    Zach Lowe

    First of all, these games are the best. I was chatting earlier in the day with an official from one of these teams, and he was jokingly lamenting the insane degree of media coverage for a mid-December game. Come on! The Eastern Conference has nothing...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. How to Survive the Return of Kobe Bryant

    Jason Gallagher

    Welcome to the official Kobe Returns Survival Guide, in which I'll walk you through, step-by-step, the rules and procedures for preparing, watching, and analyzing Kobe Bryant's first game back from injury. On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being "I'll ca...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  3. Our latest 30 for 30 documentary short tells the story of how a g...

    ESPN Films

    Our latest film, from director Matt Dilmore, tells the story of how a guy from Detroit was able to con just about every sports league in the country.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  4. Who's Next for the Hockey Hall of Fame?

    Sean McIndoe

    The Hockey Hall of Fame formally welcomed five new inductees Monday night — players Chris Chelios, Brendan Shanahan, Scott Niedermayer, and Geraldine Heaney, and coach Fred Shero in the "builder" category. With the Class of 2013 now official...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. Attention, Robin Thicke: Lily Allen Has a New Song and Video

    Emily Yoshida

    With today's official release of Lady Gaga's tepidly received Artpop and the generally disappointing feeling of having opened all our presents and not gotten what we really wanted, Lily Allen has come to the rescue with her comeback single, "Hard Out...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  6. Non-Exclusive: First Official Instagram Photo of the Reunited Ent...

    Mark Lisanti

    Wednesday night's news that the Entourage movie is a go was a huge relief to Vinceheads everywhere — there hadn't been so much unbearable tension in the Chaseiverse since it took Vinnie a full two minutes to coax an attractive grocery bagger in...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  7. JoBroNoMo: Remembering the Brief But Passionate Era of the Jonas ...

    Molly Lambert

    After weeks of confusing comments from their camp, a deleted official Twitter account, and rumors ranging from fraternal discord to heroin addiction, the Jonas Brothers have officially announced to People that they are indeed breaking up. Having canc...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  8. Afternoon Links: Stream Arcade Fire's New Album Right Now, Becaus...

    Zach Dionne

    You may now stream Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, in its entirety days before its official release on October 29. Via SoundCloud, you ask? Or perhaps an iTunes stream? Nay, ye Internet savvy — the tracks you seek may be found within but a ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  9. Blow the Whistle: The NBA's Precarious Officiating Issues

    Zach Lowe

    You've noticed, if you've been watching the NBA's overlong preseason, that it is dreaded "point of emphasis" time — the phase of preseason in which officials go crazy calling all sorts of things they haven't generally called much when the games...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  10. Phone Transcripts: The USC Football Coaching Hoax

    Shane Ryan

    Lane Kiffin was fired as USC's head football coach on September 29, and by now, you've probably heard of the alleged con artist who impersonated a USC official and called Tony Dungy and Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, pretending to discus...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  11. The Right Reasons Podcast: Challenge Champion Wes Bergmann

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman

    There are a lot of ceremonial and official end-of-summer markers, but nothing is as definite as the end of a Challenge season. C.T. finally won his first title this week, which he couldn't have done without his partner and noted entrepreneur, Wes Ber...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  12. Cousin Sal's Week 3 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    So it's official. I've figured out this whole football gambling thing. Let's recap last week: I gave out Seahawks in the first half over the Niners, David Wilson to NOT fumble vs. Denver, and won another three-team teaser without blinking an eye. And...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  13. Bill & Ted 3: The Dark Is Rising

    John Lopez

    Have you ever found yourself lounging around in your Johnny Utah commemorative T-shirt, ordering the Blu-ray special edition of A Walk in the Clouds while listening to "Neodammerung" from The Matrix Revolutions official soundtrack and wondering Why i...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  14. Songs of the Week: Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, and Bob Dylan

    Steven Hyden

    Arcade Fire, "Reflecktor" 41-second promo My biggest pet peeve as an official Professional Music Writer Person is the drumbeat of fake news involving album covers, track lists, commercials plugging the future existence of other commercials, etc. R...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  15. The Official Grantland Super Bowl Odds: Helping You Spend Your Mo...

    RJ Bell

    The 2013 NFL season is finally here. That means it's time to talk about football, fantasy, and of course, gambling. In an effort to reduce the inconsistent numbers floating around due to the existence of so many viable sportsbooks, we're unveiling th...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  16. Here's How Dave Chappelle Might Be Making You Laugh These Days

    Amos Barshad

    The official return of Dave Chappelle is now upon us: The first date of the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, which Chappelle is co-headlining with Flight of the Conchords, is in Austin next Friday. So where's the big splashy tell-all magazine p...

    Blog | August 15, 2013