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  1. Jussi Jokinen, Playoff Hero?

    Cam Charron

    Wasn't it just last week the Pittsburgh Penguins were in mountains of trouble? Their top line wasn't producing, their special teams were a mess, and they were two losses away from becoming a punch line. Now the Penguins are up...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. Q&A: 'Neighbors' Director Nick Stoller on Seth Roge...

    John Lopez

    Nick Stoller's a rare director: Somehow he's carved a niche for himself making raucous studio comedies that gut-punch your funny bone without feeling like they sold their souls for a fart joke. For all the gross-out gags and profa...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  3. A Playoff Preview

    Zach Lowe

    Brooklyn was a Paul Pierce fingertip away from being a punch line - a $200 million wheezing antique unable to get out of the first round ...; again, after mortgaging even more of its future for the remnants of Bos...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  4. Who Will Punch Steven Adams in the Face Power Rankings

    Jason Gallagher

    Steven Adams is here to piss you off. "Kid Kiwi," as they call him in Oklahoma City, couldn't be any worse of a nickname for Adams. He's a tough, take-no bullshit-from-anyone, send-you-into-a-blinding-rage-with-a-simple-...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Grizz Punch Their Ticket

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy remembering the 96, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: The Memphis Grizzlies punched the final ticket into the NBA playoffs with a 97-91 win over the Phoenix Suns. Things got a little testy during t...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  6. Men in Blazers: With Special Guest Nicolas Batum!

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett

    Rog and Davo walk into a punch they did not see coming, as Crystal Palace stun Chelsea to let Liverpool go top. Trail Blazer Nicolas Batum talks PSG. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our po...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. This Cinderella Wants to Punch You in the Mouth

    Jordan Conn

    Selection show party - 6:41 p.m. Cafe 1853, Manhattan College, Bronx, New York It starts with two words on a screen. The Manhattan Jaspers are sitting with their coaches and their parents and their cheerleaders and their...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Who Else Wants to Slap King Joffrey's Smug Face Right Off th...

    Mark Lisanti

    Totally honest question: Is it OK to want to punch a magazine cover? Maybe punch is too barbaric an impulse; our house sigil is an elegant dove, not an enraged bear. Should we downgrade to "slap the broadsword out of his grubby little hands and ...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  9. Tarantino's New One Is Called The Hateful Eight, and It Could Sta...

    Zach Dionne

    Quentin Tarantino's working hard to make sure he ends up as famous for gut-punch titles as he is for indulgent banter and splashy violence. The Hateful Eight is the latest in the bunch, joining thunderbolts like Inglourious Basterds, Death Proof, and...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  10. The Triple-Threat Match for Fighter of the Year

    Eric Raskin

    Sucker punches at weigh-ins. Judges filling out their scorecards in advance. Referees stopping fights at the count of nine. The "why wait?" attitude pervades boxing, so we at Grantland figure why wait until the end of the year to kick off our awards ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  11. Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan's Eternal Feud Flares Up at Art Ba...

    Molly Lambert

    You know the poster for Grudge Match with Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone that's plastered all over the place right now? It shows the two grizzled screen veterans locked in an eternal punch, the fantasy matchup between Rocky Balboa and Raging B...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  12. Pacquiao-Rios and the Philippines

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Manny's resurrection in Macau and its meaning in the Philippines.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  13. The Parenthood Cry of the Week: A Mayoral Campaign and an Unknown...

    Juliet Litman

    It's Election Day in Berkeley! Thankfully, this means the mayoral race plot ended this week, and it meant that all Bravermans were present for the after-party, win or lose. Bravermans are kind of like the Captain Planet kids. When their powers combin...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  14. Gisele Bundchen's Trigger-Happy Bodyguards Get Convicted of Attem...

    Molly Lambert

    Hey, you know how paparazzi photographers are so invasive that stars sometimes punch them in the face, call them epithets, or attack their cars with green umbrellas? Well, photographers aspiring to sell their lead to TMZ might choose to think twice a...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  15. Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Dodgers Punch Their Ticket

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy representing the University of Southern California in its quest to replace Lane Kiffin, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Juan Uribe hit the go-ahead home run and Brian Wilson earned the win as the Los Angeles Dod...

    Blog | October 08, 2013