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  1. NBA Draft Shootaround: Take Your Pick

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing will be happening tonight, and to help get you ready, the Shootaround crew is choosing some of their favorite players in this year's draft. Click here for more on the 2014 NBA draft. Robert Mays: Gary Harris and his game deser...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Summer Movie Preview: Staff Picks, Pans, and Predictions

    Grantland Staff

    At approximately midnight on May 2, the 2014 summer movie season will, for all intents and purposes, commence - with a big-budget sequel, as is the tradition by now. After that, we've got four months of blockbusters, bombs, and hid...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Sports Guy Vault: Remembering Len Bias on What Would Have Been Hi...

    Grantland Staff

    Len Bias would have turned 50 years old today. His death, brought on from cardiac arrhythmia due to cocaine use, just two days after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the no. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, has become one of sports' great caution...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  4. The Grantland 2013 Summer Jam Playlist

    Grantland Staff

    Just in time to send you off into your holiday weekend in style, we asked the Grantland staff to pick some songs for our 2013 Summer Jam Playlist and say a few words about what makes them so darn summery and jammy. There's a little of something for e...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  5. NBA Job Interview: Cody Zeller (With Scouting Report!)

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons talk to NBA draft prospect Cody Zeller about adjusting to NBA pick-and-rolls, fighting his older brothers on the court, and how it kind of looks like he is falling over when he makes a move to the basket. Check out the vid...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  6. Grantland staff 2013 summer movie preview

    Grantland Staff

    Our picks and predictions for the coming blockbuster season.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  7. Now Almost Batting for the Yankees ... John Elway

    Grantland Staff

    In 1983, John Elway was on his way to being the first pick in the NFL draft. However, the Baltimore Colts had that pick, and Elway had zero interest in playing there to the point that he would announce he was instead going to play for the New York Ya...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  8. Let's Help NBC Pick a New Host to Replace Jimmy Fallon on Late Ni...

    Grantland Staff

    By now we all know that Jimmy Fallon is taking the Tonight Show to New York, and that Jay Leno, at least temporarily without a desk to call home, is facing down the prospect of spending more quality time organizing his airplane hangar full of antique...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. YouTube HOF: The Year in Internet

    Grantland Staff

    As the Grantland staff looks back this week on the highlights of the year in music, TV, film, and sports, we would obviously be remiss if we left out the one medium to rule them all: the Internet. Here are our picks for the best (and worst) of the In...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  10. B.S. Report: Michael Lombardi

    Grantland Staff

    NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi joins Bill Simmons to discuss the upcoming 2012 NFL draft. Simmons and Lombardi talk about the Vikings' pick, the Trent Richardson dilemma and whether Justin Blackmon is the poor man's A.J. Green. You can liste...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  11. The Grantland Staff on Game of Thrones, Keeping Up With the Karda...

    Grantland Staff

    Alex Pappademas on Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire, Jon Dolan on Downtown Abbey and Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and more pairings from the year in TV.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  12. The Grantland Staff on The Office, Parenthood, The Jersey Shore, ...

    Grantland Staff

    Chuck Klosterman on Enlightened and The Office, Tess Lynch on Parenthood and Up All Night, and more pairings from the year in TV.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  13. The Grantland staff on Homeland, The Killing, Parks and Recreatio...

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    Andy Greenwald on The Killing and Homeland, Molly Lambert on Whitney and 2 Broke Girls and more pairings from the year in TV.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  14. YouTube Hall of Fame: Howard Cosell, R.E.M., and Two Men Hit With...

    Grantland Staff

    MIchael Weinreb: Most of the times I took a punch to the face as young man it was by accident, the product of a collision during a pick-up basketball game or a youth soccer match, or that one time when I was working for a concession company, unloadin...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  15. YouTube Hall of Fame: Stevie Nicks Combs Her Hair, a Comedy Film ...

    Grantland Staff

    Every week, Grantland's staff watches all 200 million videos on YouTube and picks their favorites. Bill Simmons: Leftover Mailbag question from Ahmad in Chicago: "The sex scene between Walt and Skyler on last week's episode of Breaking Bad was the...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  16. YouTube Hall of Fame: Guitar Lessons, Mutton Busting, and a Guy W...

    Grantland Staff

    Every week, Grantland's staff watches all 200 million videos on YouTube and picks their favorites. Chuck Klosterman: "Before you can turn on your guitar, you must have a guitar." This is excellent advice. I get the impression this whole clip would...

    Blog | August 17, 2011