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  1. Cousin Sal's Week 1 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    We are back, baby! Hello, degenerates. I hope you had a safe offseason and enjoyed your Labor Day weekend. By the way - how ironic is it that on Labor Day weekend, 650 NFL players lost their jobs to roster cuts? Isn't the...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  2. Who Are Those Guys? Five September Call-Ups MLB Fans Need to Know...

    Ben Lindbergh

    "Who's That Guy" is an ongoing Grantland series and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. This week, that landscape expanded along with MLB's active rosters to include several high-profile prospects who are ma...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  3. NFL Season Predictions, Part 1: The Cellar Dwellers

    Bill Barnwell

    The rosters have been pared down to 53 men, and with thousands of words of preamble out of the way, it's time to finish up the 2014 NFL Preview. As always, during this last week of boring before the NFL season finally begins, we break up the lea...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  4. The 30: Reply Hazy; Try Again

    Jonah Keri

    At this point in the season, most teams should have figured it out. The elite teams should be cruising toward the postseason; the upper-middle-class teams should have their rosters set as they make a playoff push; the squads in the next tier down sho...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  5. The NHL’s Race to the Bottom

    Sean McIndoe

    With most of the offseason's major moves already made and rosters around the league largely set, it's time to start talking about which team heads into the 2014-15 season with the best chance at earning the big prize. No, not t...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  6. Dirk Nowitzki Playing Baseball Looks As Awesome As It Sounds

    Jason Gallagher

    It's been quite the summer for Dirk Nowitzki. For starters, he took one hell of a pay cut, giving the Mavs the necessary cap space to make some aggressive roster moves. Dallas added Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, Jameer Nelson, Richard J...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Free Agency Winners and Losers

    Zach Lowe

    Free agency isn't over, with big names like Greg Monroe, Eric Bledsoe, and Lance Stephenson untouched in the market, and a heap of minimum-level guys waiting to fill out rosters. The last 100 or so hours have been absolute madness, start...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  8. Great Moments in Summer League History

    netw3rk

    Take heralded rookies trying to plant their flags, the unheralded fringe players trying to grind out roster spots, second-year dudes who are too good for this, and random old-ass vets trying to squeeze one more contract out of their bodies before sur...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  9. A Taxonomy of Puzzling 2014 MLB All-Star Game Roster Decisions

    Michael Baumann

    I know that it's dumb to get worked up over All-Star snubs, because in the grand scheme of things they don't matter. Though, really, neither do sports in general, so once we start getting worked up over sports, it's all...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  10. The Roster Doctor Mailbag

    Jonah Keri

    You've got fantasy baseball questions, the Roster Doctor's got answers. In this edition of the mailbag, we tackle keeper-league concerns, when to sell high versus hold, what to do with Matt Cain, and much more. Do you think now...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  11. Chandler Parsons and Houston’s Game of Dominoes

    Zach Lowe

    It says something about the wider perception of Houston that the Rockets, by reportedly settling on a mundane roster move - making Chandler Parsons a restricted free agent this summer, as reported first by Yahoo and the Houston Chronicle &a...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  12. Daryl Washington and the Moving Target of 'Team Needs'

    Robert Mays

    Back in February, Steve Keim made a comment about his roster that he's probably wishing wasn't so prophetic. Taking questions at the combine, the Cardinals' general manager was asked about the pending free agency of inside linebac...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  13. Roster Doctor Fantasy Mailbag: Love in the Time of Pitching Injur...

    Jonah Keri

    Bienvenue, mes amis! It's time for another visit with the Roster Doctor. If you're joining us for the first time, here are the rules: Send your fantasy baseball questions to grantlandfantasy@gmail.com, and the Doctor will answer them o...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  14. Q&A: ‘Fargo’ Star Allison Tolman on Molly’s...

    Zach Dionne

    Leading up to Fargo, I wanted to talk to Bob Odenkirk or Martin Freeman or Colin Hanks or Billy Bob Thornton, the obvious preseason all-stars on a very deep acting roster. By the time the season premiere ended, I forgot them all and started...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  15. The 30: Running for Their Lives

    Jonah Keri

    As part of my weekly effort to explain the difference between a true power rankings column and a page that simply ranks teams by record, I've noted the importance of multiple factors beyond wins and losses. One of the biggest is roster q...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  16. Triangle All-Stars: The Final Roster for the People’s Dream...

    Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    We have come to the end of the road with the NBA regular season. The playoffs start Saturday, and the basketball world will be thrown into chaos from here until mid-June. Zach Lowe has a preview of what's coming over here, but we couldn't l...

    Blog | April 18, 2014