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  1. Bill Simmons on the NFL playoffs

    Bill Simmons

    Before he makes his playoff picks, the Sports Guy lists 10 things that added to his ongoing NFL education.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  2. Bill Barnwell on his pick for the NFL All-Pro team

    Bill Barnwell

    Politics aside, let's put together a superlative NFL team that actually makes sense.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  3. Grantland Channel's NBA Countdown Video Extravaganza: The Blazers...

    Grantland Channel

    Three NBA Countdown videos? Three NBA Countdown videos! Happy holidays! Above, Bill Simmons tells the tale of the resurgent Portland Trail Blazers, who won it all in 1977 only to watch bad draft picks and bad luck lead to decades of frustration for t...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Blow Out the Candles

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying not to giggle when you heard "the Shockers cracked the top 10," here's what you missed in sports on Monday: A late pick-six by 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman in the final regular-season game at Candlestick Park clin...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  5. Week 16 NFL Winners and Losers: The Victorious Panthers, the Hapl...

    Robert Mays

    Winners The Panthers: It's impossible to pick a singular hero from Carolina's best win in five years. At various points in this game, Greg Hardy, Thomas Davis, Luke Kuechly, and Cam Newton was each the biggest winner in this one, which is how a fr...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  6. Bill Simmons on Week 16 in the NFL

    Bill Simmons

    The return of the unholy marriage of the Sports Guy's mailbox and NFL picks — Week 16 edition.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  7. Setting the Rams on a Path to Redemption

    Bill Barnwell

    There's still a lot of football to be played in 2013, but nobody has a more interesting offseason ahead than the St. Louis Rams. The 6-8 Rams have had a disappointing season, with quarterback Sam Bradford suffering a season-ending injury and top pick...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  8. Grantland Channel Video: 'Tough Calls,' a New Game Show, With Ant...

    Chris Ryan

    A couple of months back, David Jacoby told me we had the opportunity to interview Anthony Bennett, the no. 1 overall draft pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Nick Young, the no. 1 draft pick of the universe of swag. We racked our brains for about 2...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  9. Bad Quarterback League: THE END

    Andrew Sharp

    The season is winding down, and Eli Manning will not be denied. Back in Week 3 we wrote, "The Giants are so awful right now that either they're going to win the Super Bowl or they're going 5-11, Eli's throwing 30 picks, and Tom Coughlin will pop five...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  10. Knowshon Moreno and the Strange, Shifting Climate of the NFL Runn...

    Robert Mays

    It felt like the end for Knowshon Moreno. Only two years earlier, the Broncos had made the Georgia product the 15th overall pick, but as Moreno was helped off the field in November 2011, that status as a coveted prospected felt much further away. Alr...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  11. Stop Hoping for a Friday Night Lights Movie; Peter Berg Says It's...

    Zach Dionne

    Clear eyes and full hearts don't mean jack when it comes to the Friday Night Lights movie, the one that would pick up where the TV series left off, the one we've been hearing about since the show wrapped its five-year run in 2011. Peter Berg, who dir...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  12. Cousin Sal's Week 14 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 12: -15,500 jermajesties Season Total: 0 jermajesties (Is that even possible?) Yes - that is possible and accurate. After 13 weeks and 20,000+ nonsensical babbling words, my NFL proposition picks have netted you exactly zero jermajesties. ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  13. Grantland NFL Podcast: Seattle's Big Win, Awards Season, and the ...

    Grantland Network

    Mays and Barnwell try to figure out who can beat Seattle at home and how the top of the 2014 draft will shake out in Wednesday's NFL podcast. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast n...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  14. NCAA Scouting Report: Creighton's Doug McDermott

    Brett Koremenos

    As a player who has been on the radar of NBA teams for quite some time, Creighton's Doug McDermott has faced as much scrutiny as any prospect in the draft. Three years of college basketball is ample time for NBA scouts and executives to pick apart th...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  15. Bill Simmons's mailbag and Week 13 in the NFL

    Bill Simmons

    Devour the Sports Guy's mailbag and (deeply cursed) picks before a double helping of holiday football.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  16. NBA Betting Lines: Casualties of a Dice Game

    Jay Caspian Kang

    To date, My Scrabble Friend and I have made 67 bets on the NBA, including the picks from this column, and have won a whopping total of $10. This isn't bad, especially when you factor in the vig, but we have probably invested at least 50 hours in deve...

    Blog | November 25, 2013