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  1. Grudge Match: When Did De Niro Get Interested in Actually Acting ...

    Wesley Morris

    You see the posters for Grudge Match and know exactly how the pitch meeting went: "It's Rocky versus Raging Bull!" But that gets you no further than a Super Bowl ad. And maybe Grudge Match should've lasted 60 seconds, but it's a nearly two-hour movie...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  2. Songs of the Year 2013

    Grantland Staff

    In 2013, it seemed music was finally devoured by the Internet, for better or worse. It was a year when memes became hits and vice versa, when a viral video could launch you to the top of the charts. And just like the Internet, weirdness was a commodi...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Whether Mark Trumbo Helps or Hurts Arizona, Plus More on Tuesday'...

    Jonah Keri

    A trio of intriguing, midlevel Tuesday deals answered a few questions here at baseball's winter meetings, but left many more unanswered. Here's a look at what each deal means for the teams involved — and for the notable outfielders and starting...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. 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
  5. B.S. Report: Kevin Connolly

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to actor Kevin Connolly about his roles in Rocky V and Entourage. They also discuss Connolly's involvement in the 30 for 30 film Big Shot. Listen to the podcast here: Podcenter. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTun...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  6. Is Drake's Tour Already in Trouble?

    Tess Lynch

    Drake's current concert tour, which hits arenas in 39 cities across the U.S. and Canada and features Miguel and Future, is off to an inauspicious start, and it's only just begun. More than an hour after Saturday's Philadelphia show was slated to star...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. We Went There: A Heroes' Welcome for the Blackhawks

    James Hughes

    On the first day of the government shutdown, the Washington Capitals arrived in Chicago, looking to bring a momentous occasion to a screeching halt. Though the organization has long since dropped the '90s look — a jersey featuring the Capitol b...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  8. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Loving and Hating the Wild Card

    Shane Ryan

    Only two more weekends left in the regular season, and to use one of my favorite clichés, these guys have EVERYTHING to play for! Let's get to it. 10. How the Nationals Will Destroy the NL Central (MIA-WAS) At exactly the moment in the sea...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Dodgers Wear the Crown

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out accidentally revealing that you named a loved one Cosmo, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: The Dodgers clinched the NL West title with a 7-6 road win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, before angering the Diamondbac...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  10. About Last Night: The O's Stay Alive

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wishing you could just be a linebacker, and not the go-to name when someone gets tricked on the Internet, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Chris Davis's 12th-inning single gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over Bosto...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Rangers Back in the Hunt

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy being quietly content with Greg Schiano, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Texas Rangers broke a seven-game skid and reasserted themselves in the AL wild-card race with a 7-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. When...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  12. YouTube HOF: Bad De Niro

    Grantland Staff

    OK, so the jury is still out on The Family, apparently, and we'd like to be optimistic about it because life is just less of a bummer that way (hey, it's directed by Luc Besson! That's kind of interesting, right?), but as enjoyable as Silver Linings ...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  13. A Riddick Primer: Catching You Up on Vin Diesel's Three-Part Spac...

    Alex Pappademas

    No one loves intergalactic super-badass Riddick as much as Vin Diesel loves Riddick. This is my favorite thing about the Riddick movies. Not since the Rocky series has a franchise's refusal to die seemed this much like a pure expression of its lead a...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  14. Tommy Morrison and the Legacy of Rocky V

    Dave Zirin

    Like fine wine or Bryan Cranston, Rocky V is a film that has improved dramatically with age. Checking in at a Police Academy 2–esque 27 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, I would defy someone to watch it two decades after its release and not feel the ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  15. The VMAs Live in Brooklyn, and Prince's Endless After-Party

    Amos Barshad

    Let's get this out of the way: There's no particular reason to go see the VMAs live. This thing is not a live show that happens to be televised: It's a performance-first, production-heavy event, rendered in MTV's signature jump-cut OCD style for TV c...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  16. MLB Weekend Top 10: Motor City Bias

    Shane Ryan

    More good news for Detroit — it's in three separate entries this week! Let the good times roll! 10. Hey, Everyone, the Orioles Still Exist (COL-BAL) Has any team gone from "national darling" to "completely ignored" in one year while still...

    Blog | August 16, 2013