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  1. ‘Night at the Museum’ Will Keep Going Until Museums A...

    Zach Dionne

    If Ben Stiller and director Shawn Levy keep making these Night at the Museum movies, we're going to have to start calling museums by a whole other name. (Knowledge Houses Unassociated With Those Cinematic Abominations?) I m...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. Who's That Executive Director? Meet the New Head of the NBPA...

    Jared Dubin

    Who's that? New National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts! Where is she from? Bronx, New York, by way of a high-profile Washington D.C. law firm Where'd she get her degrees? She got her B.A....

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. All Work and No Play for J.J. Watt

    Robert Mays

    It all started as a joke. That's what Taylor Jannsen thought, at least. Jannsen lives with an old friend in his hometown of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, in a two-bedroom, third-floor walk-up of an apartment building about five miles from town. He&a...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  4. The First Trailer for 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies...

    Zach Dionne

    You think you know what happened to Lester Nygaard after the season finale of FX's Fargo, but here's the real, unvarnished truth, discovered by two detectives named J.R.R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson: the little guy escaped to Middl...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  5. Should the Seahawks Pay Marshawn Lynch?

    Robert Mays

    Marshawn Lynch took a little longer on his way to becoming every other running back, but this weekend, he finally got there. Friday afternoon, Lynch stated his intention to hold out from training camp by calling a former teammate turned TV a...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  6. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and Other...

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell go to bat on Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and all the other controversies stemming from the NFL Trade Value columns. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  7. Knocked Out

    Wesley Morris

    All week, this site has written and spoken in praise of a genre, its stars, and its tropes. Romantic comedy has given us great movies and, within them, great moments. But the modern romantic comedy has a history that stretches back before 1989. What...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. ‘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
  16. 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