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  1. QB needed to revive Vikings

    Tom Carpenter

    When playing poker, it's nearly impossible to win if you don't get some decent cards with which to play, no matter how well you play them. In the NFL, Leslie Frazier, who was fired Monday, was dealt an awful hand at quarterback. Christian Ponder and ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  2. A Yankees demise? Not so fast ...

    Buster Olney

    The Yankees' final salary offer to Joe Girardi was presented last Thursday, and now that we know how it turned out -- like a televised poker game in which we see the cards -- it's evident that the past week has been about negotiating, about trying to...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  3. CBB - The best and worst teams to bet on in college basketball

    Chad Millman

    In the Sweat Barometer -- which uses analytics to determine the safest bets in college basketball -- Chad Millman explains how the Gonzaga Bulldogs have become the top team in a wild season and introduces his son to poker.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  4. Poker decides between Pitt, Wisconsin

    Jared Shanker

    Ocomonowoc (Wis.) senior Zach Poker spoke to Wisconsin on Wednesday morning. Later that morning, Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst was in the high school. By Wednesday afternoon, Poker had a decision. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound tight end/linebacker commit...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  5. New ACC programs looking to Midwest

    Jared Shanker

    A recruit that was almost completely off the radar up until a few weeks ago is now looking like a good bet to sign with an ACC program. Ocomonowoc (Wis.) tight end/linebacker Zach Poker picked up an offer from Syracuse on Thursday -- his first BCS...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  6. Handicapping the final table at the World Series of Poker

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley handicaps the final table at the World Series of Poker. Who is the best bet among the final nine players?

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  7. Gambling - Brian Grayson deserves to win the Las Vegas Hotel Supe...

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman talks about Brian Grayson, who lost a limb but deserves to win the Las Vegas Hotel SuperContest.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  8. NBA - Three trade scenarios for Ray Allen

    John Carroll

    John Carroll takes a look at three trades for Ray Allen.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  9. Recruiting is a poker game for recruits, coaches

    Greg Katz

    With savvier recruits and coaches with wayward eyes, recruiting has turned into quite the poker game.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  10. James McManus on Full Tilt poker and Black Friday

    James McManus

    The author of Positively Fifth Street and Cowboys Full joins Grantland for a look into the online scandal.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  11. Players' perspective of Midnight Madness

    Dave Telep

    Players' perspective of Midnight Madness

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  12. NFL - Tony Romo shouldn't shoulder all the blame for Dallas' ugly...

    Chris Sprow

    Chris Sprow spurns the notion that Tony Romo is the most erratic and loose quarterback in the NFL. Turns out Romo has plenty of company, and the stats show us that the "erratic" quarterbacks are oftentimes the league's best.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  13. NFL - Millman on Week 3 line moves and online sports betting

    Chad Millman

    ESPN Insider Chad Millman offers insights into this week's NFL line moves and the recent news about the online poker scandal.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  14. MLB officials frustrated by Alex Rodriguez gambling situation

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that although it's not yet certain to what extent MLB will discipline Alex Rodriguez for his alleged involvement in illegal poker games, it's clear that no one in baseball is happy about having to deal with another A-Rod situation.

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  15. Brewers go all in with K-Rod

    Buster Olney

    If the 2011 season was a poker game, the Milwaukee Brewers were the team that had already pushed its entire stack of prospect chips into the center of the table, knowing that Prince Fielder is probably going to depart as a free agent after this year,...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  16. MLB - Milwaukee Brewers gamble on Francisco Rodriguez

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Brewers are going all-in with their acquisition of Francisco Rodriguez. He adds that K-Rod's presence could create an interesting dynamic with incumbent closer John Axford.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2011