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  1. Struggling to Reinvent the NBA Draft Lottery

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA's main proposal to reform the lottery, reported first here, has drawn reactions ranging from tepid support - a shoulder shrug and a smile - to aggressive criticism of the idea as both ineffectual and likely leading to bad...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. NBA Lottery Reform Is Coming

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA submitted an official proposal to reform the lottery this week at competition committee meetings in Las Vegas, pushing aside the Wheel idea in favor of a revised weighting system that shifts each team's odds of getting the top pick,...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  3. How We’d Fix It: MLB All-Star Week

    Grantland Staff

    The MLB All-Star Game isn't perfect. Neither are the adjacent events and activities. At Grantland, we've made something of a habit of acknowledging this truth, then offering suggestions for how we'd fix it. Some of our proposals have b...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. #ThuggerForTugger: A Modest Proposal to Put Young Thug in the Rap...

    Alex Pappademas

    Dear Andrew Lloyd Webber, I should say first of all that I am by no means a musical theater expert. But I know people. And most of them are terrible. So I'm going to assume that you received plenty of negative feedback on Monday after you annou...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  5. Is This What We Want Football To Be? A Q&A with CFBMatrix&rsq...

    Holly Anderson

    The tabling of the 10-second rule proposal hasn't killed the safety debate on pace of play in college football, but as long as hurry-up, no-huddle coaches are winning games in traditionally muscle-bound conferences, there's going to be grou...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Power to the Players: In Defense of College Football’s Prop...

    Bryan Curtis

    The NCAA is considering a proposal for an early signing period, which would allow recruits to formally pick their college in November or December, instead of waiting till February. Want to know why that's a good idea? Listen to the people s...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  7. A Modest Proposal: NFL Teams Should Stop Running the Football

    Ed Feng

    Today's Grantland Channel video spotlights Pulaski Academy's Kevin Kelley, the high school football coach who never punts and almost always onside kicks. While Kelley's approach, which he calls both a strategy and a philosophy, has yet to catch on in...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  8. A quick 'Hell in a Cell' recap and a modest proposal in favor of ...

    The Masked Man

    A quick Hell in a Cell recap followed by a modest proposal in favor of WWE sabbaticals.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  9. Week 8 Fantasy Football Preview: Hurry! Play Michael Vick Before ...

    Matt Borcas

    The following trade offer hit my inbox on Sunday morning: James Jones for Reggie Wayne. Given that all proposals are bound to tilt slightly in favor of the person proposing the deal, it seemed fair enough. I considered countering, but the combination...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  10. How We'd Fix 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Alex Pappademas

    A modest proposal.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  11. Guy Promises to Pay Deadmau5 $200,000 to Play a Bon Jovi Song, Do...

    Emily Yoshida

    Gather round, kids, it's time for Las Vegas Story Hour featuring Deadmau5, Bon Jovi, and $200,000. No, this isn't some kind of IRL celebrity Indecent Proposal, but it's just as bananas, and comes to us courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. Long ago,...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  12. The Right Reasons Podcast: The Bachelorette Finale and a Weird Wa...

    Juliet Litman and David Jacoby

    It's hard to believe, but Desiree's journey to find love on The Bachelorette is now complete. No love story is without controversy, though, and this week we dedicated ourselves to understanding how this girl accepted a proposal from the guy she was n...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  13. The Overthought Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Recap: The Pigzilla and ...

    Carles

    Here Comes Honey Boo Boo has become more than just a reality television show. It has become an important slice of modern American culture. Within each episode, there are many complex themes and hidden Easter eggs. This recap is intended to decipher t...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  14. The Baby Bachelor Finale: Broken Hearts, Soiled Pants, and the Dr...

    Mark Lisanti

    The first season of The Baby Bachelor wrapped up last night, and with the finale came a crucial life lesson for its pint-size love-seeker: "In order for one heart to be filled, another must be forever destroyed." Indeed, the size of the contestant...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  15. Grantland Reality Fantasy League: Grandma Reviews Fantasy Suite W...

    David Jacoby

    The fantasy suite on The Bachelor is a perplexing proposal for the ladies: On one hand they know that this night alone with The Bach is the make-or-break moment that can lead directly to accepting a ring on the engagement platform; on the other hand ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  16. A Guide to the Rest of Ryan Reynolds's Romantic Career

    Emily Yoshida

    It appears that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively got married. If your first reaction was a brief eyebrow lift, possibly paired with an audible "huh," congratulations: That is the correct answer. At the age of 35, Ryan Reynolds has now been married t...

    Blog | September 10, 2012