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  1. The Rom-Com Hall of Fame: Champions and Challengers

    Grantland Staff

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable mo...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Five NFL Training Camp Battles That Could Decide a Playoff Spot

    Robert Mays

    For the best NFL teams, the top layer of depth charts is easy to figure out, for the most part. Good teams don't have many weak spots to begin with, and if there are any obvious holes as the offseason gets started, they'r...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  3. An Update on What All 32 Starting Quarterbacks Are Doing (SPOILER...

    Kevin Lincoln

    Through the combined powers of the World Cup and the LeBronnening, and apart from a few brief salvos about the Washington Racist Team Names(TM), professional American football faded into the background for about a month. We all needed the break! B...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  4. Know Your Rom-Coms: 6 Tropes of the Genre's Golden Age

    Juliet Litman

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally... in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable moments, heighten...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  5. The Cowboys Have Built the League's Best Offensive Line, But...

    Robert Mays

    A few weeks after the 2012 season, Jerry Jones said something in his postseason, "state of the Cowboys" press conference that I haven't forgotten. Dallas had just finished what felt like its 10th consecutive 8-8 season. Th...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  6. The Ravens Are Ready to Lean on Their Defense — Again

    Robert Mays

    It's hard to question Ozzie Newsome. The Hall of Fame tight end turned general manager has run the Ravens for 18 years now. It's a stretch that includes eight 10-win seasons, two Super Bowl wins, and two more trips to the AFC Cham...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  7. Cheap Heat Podcast: With Special Guest Sam Roberts

    The Masked Man and Peter Rosenberg

    Special guest Sam Roberts stops by to talk Saturday Night's Main Event, Roman Reigns, and Spring Stampede 1994. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  8. ‘Going to Be’ a Top-Five NFL Playmaker? Cordarrelle P...

    Robert Mays

    This is one of those dead stretches of the NFL calendar when player proclamations are somehow news. Most of it makes for "Well, what's he supposed to say?" reactions, but when Cordarrelle Patterson said yesterday&nbs...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  9. Julio Jones and the Consequences of the Falcons’ Star-Studd...

    Robert Mays

    Thomas Dimitroff doesn't look like he runs an NFL team. In a profession where Ted Thompson and his Packers-sponsored golf outfit are the standard, the Falcons' general manager looks like few of his colleagues. Rams GM Les Snead ha...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  10. The Movies of 1994: Looking Back at the ‘Forrest Gump&rsquo...

    Wesley Morris

    In the year 1994, the movies were great. Greater than usual. Blockbuster or indie, rom-com or action thriller, there was something indelible about so many of them. Throughout 2014, Grantland will look back at some of the most memorable, belo...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  11. The Best-Case and Worst-Case Scenarios for the Bulls

    Robert Mays

    The Chicago Bulls are at a crossroads. Derrick Rose is coming back and Joakim Noah has established himself as an elite frontcourt player. The Bulls are in the Carmelo Anthony market and the European talent Nikola Mirotic is poised to join them. Every...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  12. Gerald McCoy Is Really Pumped to Play for Lovie Smith, and Quarte...

    Robert Mays

    Gerald McCoy had every right to speak up. In the final few days of the seemingly endless stretch before this year's NFL draft, his Bucs were being strongly linked with defensive line prospect Aaron Donald. The thinking was that Donald could...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  13. Blockbuster Talk: America, Football, Skrillex, and 'Transfor...

    Robert Mays and Emily Yoshida

    This summer, two Grantlanders will gather to discuss the weekend's mega-franchise, counterprogramming comedy, or teen weepie to discuss truth, spoilers (!), and the Hollywood way. This week: We're maxing out our Bayometers with&am...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  14. This Is What Happens If You Watch the First Three ‘Transfor...

    Zach Dionne

    Transformers needed a (sorta?) reboot worse than you thought. The first three movies were clearly one movie made three times in a row, but this startling new video investigation proves it's even worse than you thought. Bumblebee appears at almos...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  15. This Is the End

    Wesley Morris

    The end of the world is an outdoorsy thing. The char, dust, and rust, the expansive vacancy, bald plains, naked trees, carless roads, all that abandonment, all that brown: They're a movie's surest sign that a disaster has struck....

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  16. NBA Draft Shootaround: Take Your Pick

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing will be happening tonight, and to help get you ready, the Shootaround crew is choosing some of their favorite players in this year's draft. Click here for more on the 2014 NBA draft. Robert Mays: Gary Harris and his game deser...

    Blog | June 26, 2014