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  1. Tom Brady of New England Patriots unfazed by Terrance Knighton's ...

    Lee Schechter

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a simple reply when asked about Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's so-called Super Bowl guarantee: "It doesn't matter what you say. It matters what you do."

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  2. On 10th anniversary, Wright reminisces

    Adam Rubin

    SEATTLE -- The celebration of the 10th anniversary of David Wright's major league debut began with a surprise party of sorts thrown by teammates late Sunday night. Actually, Wright said, it more resembled a roast. Wright estimated 30 to 40 peop...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Drama continues to follow Phil Mickelson at U.S. Open -- golf

    Gene Wojciechowski

    After an opening-round 70 at the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson knows if he can fix the putter, he'll at least have a shot on Sunday, writes's Gene Wojciechowski.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  4. Terrance 'Pot Roast' Knighton a sponge, too

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton's nickname is Pot Roast, but he also considers himself a sponge, too. Knighton was asked during Super Bowl media day if he's a better player in his first season with the Denve...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  5. Pac-12's lunch links

    Kyle Bonagura

    First you take the graham, you stick the chocolate on the graham. Then you roast the 'mallow. When the 'mallows flaming ... you stick it on the chocolate. Then cover with the other end. Then you scarf. Arizona will bring in seven early enrollees ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  6. Buzz That Was -- Kobe Bryant returns to Lakers, Dwyane Wade mops ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Kobe Bryant's long-awaited return opens with an airball, Greg Hardy shouts out to Hogwarts and Dwyane Wade picks up a mop during a weekend that was much funnier than Jay Mohr's Danica Patrick roast.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  7. New York Knicks boast, roast against Brooklyn Nets

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    The Knicks couldn't have regained their confidence at a better time.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  8. Sox unceremoniously sweep Yanks out

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The staged farewell was for Mariano Rivera, although the way the Red Sox played it, Rivera must have thought he'd walked into a Friars Club roast. The Sox forced him via video to relive his worst Fenway Park moment -- the Dave Roberts steal...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  9. Mariano Rivera honored by Boston Red Sox before last game at Fenw...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Boston Red Sox are honoring New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera before his final scheduled game at Fenway Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  10. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: True Blood, Burning Man, and the James ...

    Molly Lambert and Tess Lynch and Emily Yoshida

    This week, Grantland's Rembert Browne dropped by the Hoodie Clubhouse to recap his actually-pretty-fun-sounding adventures at Burning Man, the famed festival/temporary city/art space that sets up shop every summer in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  11. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Jake Trotter

    The Franco roast was the best one yet: Texas coach Mack Brown explains why he didn't offer Florida State QB Jameis Winston, who said he wanted to sign with the Longhorns out of high school. Oklahoma linebacker Corey Nelson wasn't on the field f...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  12. Grantland Channel: Cousin Sal and Jeff Ross

    Grantland Channel

    Cousin Sal is joined in studio by comedian Jeff Ross to discuss his career in roasting and, more notably, to confront Ross about his insulting comments about Sal in his book, "I Only Roast the Ones I Love." He also calls out Ross on his allegedly exa...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  13. We Went There: Jeff Ross's Scorched-Earth Brilliance at James Fra...

    Alex Pappademas

    At the will-call table outside the taping of the James Franco roast, I'm handed a manila envelope with my name and affiliation written on it in Sharpie. Inside that envelope, there's a smaller black envelope, and inside the black envelope there's a t...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  14. B.S. Report: Anthony Jeselnik

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons sits with Anthony Jeselnik to talk about starting out in stand-up, being a part of the Comedy Central roast movement, and hosting The Jeselnik Offensive. Listen to the podcast here: Podcenter. Subscribe to the B.S. R...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  15. A Brief History of New Comedy Central Roastee James Franco Making...

    Amos Barshad

    Earlier today, Comedy Central announced its latest roast subject — and it's James Franco! Considering the series usually targets our nation's lower-hanging fruit (the last three roastees: Roseanne, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump), it's a pleas...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  16. Todd Redmond gets first MLB win as Jays roast Twins

    Todd Redmond pitched one-hit ball over five innings for his first major league win and the Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs Sunday to beat the slumping Minnesota Twins 11-5.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 07, 2013