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  1. ‘B.S. Report’: JackO and Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls his buddy JackO for his take on Deflategate, and then Grantland's Zach Lowe joins the show to discuss his NBA All-Star picks. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podc...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  2. That Championship Mailbag: 2015 Edition

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday piece about the Brady-Manning rivalry and the hidden meaning of last Saturday's dramatic Patriots win, CLICK HERE. Before my Round 3 picks, let's tackle actual emails from actual readers. Q: How would Pe...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. Cousin Sal’s Championship Weekend Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    Greetings, degenerates. I normally skip the preamble to this blog and just go right to my crappy prop picks -- but because they were so far short of crappy last week I find the need to gloat. Let's recap: Patriots to score over 28 points (E...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  4. Oregon–Ohio State Predictions: Our Picks for Tonight’...

    Grantland Staff

    It's newbie vs. Heisman winner, historic power vs. nouveau riche, Buck vs. Duck. We have no earthly idea what will happen when Oregon and Ohio State face off tonight in the first College Football Playoff National Championship, but that won'...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  5. The Divisional Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday-morning piece about Joe Flacco and the wonky Ravens, CLICK HERE. Let's rip through some reader emails before we tackle Round 2 picks. As always, these are actual emails from actual readers. Q: Who makes&nbs...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  6. Q&A With Dennis 'Baby Rondo' Schröder: Atlanta...

    Charles Bethea

    There haven't been many umlauts in the NBA. (Hanno Möttöla and Martin Muursepp, anyone?) But there have been fewer still with blond-striped coiffures. Last year, the Atlanta Hawks used their 17th pick on Dennis Schr&ouml...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  7. Sorry You’re Working Today: NFL Wild-Card Weekend Picks

    Bill Simmons

    New Year's Day is my own personal Groundhog Day -- I'm always hungover, I'm always making resolutions that I never end up keeping, and I'm always losing college football wagers that never should have been made...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  8. This Is the End: Time for the Week 17 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    I want to find you the perfect Super Bowl bet. It's my holiday gift to you. We're looking for an undervalued long shot with a better chance to get lucky for four weeks than everyone realizes. A good exampl...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  9. How to Raise a No. 1 Pick: Mitchell Wiggins on Andrew, the &rsquo...

    Steve McPherson

    "When my kids were born, I had a ball right beside their beds," Mitchell Wiggins says from inside a dimly lit suite at the Target Center. "When the season wasn't on, I would have camps or clinics. So my kids gr...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  10. The Sports Guy’s Week 16 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday column trying to figure out the exact moment when God started hating Cleveland (and whether He actually does hate Cleveland), click here. And now, the Week 16 picks ... (Home teams in caps.) JAGS (-4) over Ti...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  11. Lightning Round: The Rajon Rondo Trade

    Grantland Staff

    On Thursday, Rajon Rondo was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, along with Dwight Powell, for Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, and draft picks. Here are the first-glance reactions from the Grantland staff. Bill Simmons: Okafor!!!!...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  12. The Week 15 NFL Picks

    Bill Simmons

    We split Friday's column into two parts. If you missed my piece about Chainsaw Dan Snyder and the Deadskins, click here. Here are the Week 15 picks. (HOME TEAMS IN CAPS) RAMS (-5.5) over Cards I stand by this now-ridiculous pick. The...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  13. The Week 13 Mailbag: Giving Thanks, Making Picks

    Bill Simmons

    On Sunday night, I thought I had a foolproof plan: Watch Survivor Series with my son, record the Giants-Cowboys game on DVR, then rip through the second half of football after wrestling ended. Of course, I never expected to miss the most randomly thr...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  14. Alien Space Tours, Vladimir Putin, and World-Exploding Double Blu...

    Spike Friedman

    In the following video, reigning FIDE world champion Magnus Carlsen moves his king forward one space on a chessboard. He then picks up his pen, pauses, and records the move. You can tell he's recording the move slowly because he&am...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  15. Why the Marlins Finally Opened the Vault to Sign Giancarlo Stanto...

    Ben Lindbergh

    If you had the Miami Marlins in the office pool as the franchise most likely to bestow the biggest contract in sports, congratulations: Your office sounds like a laid-back place, and your crazy pick paid off. After days of leaked details and anonymou...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  16. Adult Contemporary Spies: PBS’s Worricker Trilogy Comes to ...

    Chris Ryan

    Spies like shadows. Or at least they're supposed to. They lurk in the dark, have clandestine meetings, leave chalk marks on park benches, service dead drops to pick up coded messages, run networks of assets, and fight mult...

    Blog | November 14, 2014