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  1. The Dark Room

    Brian Phillips

    It is not, visually, one of the high points of 2014. The picture is hazy and a little blanched. There is no composition to speak of. The two human subjects are positioned arbitrarily off center in the frame, first at the top, near the elevator doors,...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  2. B.S. Report: Don Van Natta Jr.

    Bill Simmons

    ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author, joins Bill to analyze the events surrounding the Ray Rice scandal. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTu...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  3. The Goodell Blackout

    Bryan Curtis

    For the better part of a month, sportswriters have called for Roger Goodell's resignation. Writing in The MMQB on Monday, Peter King told us that NFL owners aren't likely to deliver it, unless Adolpho Birch pulls a John Dean and spills eve...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  4. NFL Week 3: Peterson, Picks, and the All-Outrage Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    Editor's note: We made the mistake of holding this column for one hour because we thought Roger Goodell might actually say something interesting, thoughtful or sincere in today's days-too-late press conference. I left my thoughts on my Twit...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  5. Rihanna Just Took on CBS and the NFL ... and Won

    Molly Lambert

    One of the best things about Rihanna as a celebrity is that she actually uses social media to make statements, not just as a corporate launchpad for promotion of her brand. Her Twitter feed is a seemingly uncensored record of her actual thoughts. And...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  6. Together We Make Football

    Louisa Thomas

    On January 1, 2005, in the dark, early hours of New Year's Day, police responded to a call from the girlfriend of Denver Broncos defensive back Willie Middlebrooks. She told them that she and Middlebrooks had fought earlier that night, and...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  7. Miss America Is Twitter

    Emily Yoshida

    Last night, the 2014 Miss America Pageant, like most things in life, was ruined for me by the West Coast delay. I had not really intended to watch the show, despite the reassuring presence of host Chris Harrison, for all the reasons you woul...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. Roger and Us: How the Press Has Covered Goodell

    Bryan Curtis

    When Scott Pelley appears on Thursday Night Football, when James Brown inveighs against feminizing words like "sissy" - well, we've entered a new and interesting phase of commenting on sports. Here are three th...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  9. The Goodell-Must-Go Bag

    Bill Simmons

    My Thursday-night pick: Baltimore -2.5 over Pittsburgh. Who cares? Does ANYONE care? Let's break out the special-edition "HOW THE HELL DOES ROGER GOODELL STILL HAVE A JOB?" mailbag! But first ... how the hell does Rog...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  10. What Does It Take to Get Roger Goodell Fired?

    Andrew Sharp

    I don't know if I believe that the NFL hadn't seen the Ray Rice elevator footage before it was released by TMZ on Monday morning. It's just impossible. The NFL is the most powerful league on earth, with unlimited funds and its own secu...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  11. B.S. Report: Michelle Beadle

    Bill Simmons

    Michelle Beadle joins Bill in studio to talk about her obsession with WWE, thoughts on Ray Rice, and the importance of onscreen chemistry. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podcast...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  12. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Week 1 Sunday Recap

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Barnwell and Mays break down Sunday's action, share thoughts on Ray Rice, and discuss why the Seahawks and Broncos still look like the teams to beat in the NFL. This podcast was recorded before news of Ray Rice's contract termination and i...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  13. Tough Talk

    Brian Phillips

    The NFL is so popular, and plays such a charged role in American culture, that it has become a large paradox. The league is a mirror of society, reflecting our difficulties with race, class, sexual orientation, and gender. But the league is also an e...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  14. Math Is Hard! A Girl’s Guide to Orlando Scandrick’s S...

    Louisa Thomas

    Bear with me. I'm a girl, so I'm probably not very good at logic or math. Today, the NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick for four games for testing positive for MDMA, commonly known as ec...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  15. The Adventures of Roger Goodell: Defender of Women

    Justin Halpern

    (Click here to open the comic in a separate tab.)...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  16. What Has Happened to the NFL's Running Game?

    Bill Barnwell

    It's not exactly a secret that the NFL is continuing to move away from its running-friendly roots. Through Week 11, this has been the most pass-happy season in league history. Teams are averaging 26.9 rushing attempts per game, which would be the fir...

    Blog | November 20, 2013