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  1. The Year in Holy S#!t: Aaron Rodgers Breaks Football

    Robert Mays

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. The throw isn't all that different from co...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  2. NBA Shootaround: Our Favorite Players So Far

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. This week, we're...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  3. Who Is the Ultimate Backyard Quarterback?

    Robert Mays

    During the afternoon slate of games on Sunday, I threw out a question. While I had some names in mind, I was curious and purposefully didn't set any criteria, because that's a significant part of the answer. Do you...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  4. The Year Consensus Died: 2014 and the Baffling Post–‘...

    Andy Greenwald

    The human brain doesn't distinguish between binges, whether you're overdosing on crystal meth, prestige television, or the Emmy-winning combination of both. The initial rush and surrender triggers the same steady flow of dopamine; the event...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  5. The Year in Holy S#!t: Thunder-Grizzlies Suffocates the Concept o...

    Danny Chau

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. Two game-saving, four-point plays...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  6. Grantland’s Holiday TV Cleanse: The Lowlights of the Small ...

    Andy Greenwald

    'Tis the season, amirite? Soon enough your browser will be swollen like a stocking, full of lists and charts documenting the very best of the year that was. We here at Grantland are not immune to this enthusiastic eggnog: We'll be ladling ...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  7. College Football Bowl Superlatives: Most Playoff-y, Most Corrupt,...

    Matt Hinton

    If you were under the impression that the arrival of an honest-to-god playoff at the center of the college football solar system signaled the withering of the "traditional" postseason system, think again: Old bowl games don&rs...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  8. William Randolph Jeter: Shortstop Turns Media Mogul, Hilarity Ens...

    Charles P. Pierce

    Given my track record, I am in no position to wax sententious about any journalism start-up. Since 1978, I have worked full-time for five publications. Two of them do not exist anymore. Most relevant to this column is a newspaper start-up to which I...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  9. Cousin Sal’s Week 13 Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    I had the opportunity to pass on my Week 13 NFL gambling blog post. The short week created a mad scramble by Grantland staffers to leave town. They deserve the break - especially from my nonsense - but t...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  10. Democracy Now: What a Weird Week in Baseball News-Breaking Taught...

    Ben Lindbergh

    At noon Eastern on Monday, Peter Gammons reported that the Blue Jays had signed free agent Russell Martin, ending a period of intense speculation about the coveted catcher's destination. At 12:05, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman t...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  11. Jason Heyward’s a Cardinal? Russell Martin’s a Jay? G...

    Jonah Keri

    The hot stove caught fire on Monday, with two blockbuster signings and one shocking trade kick-starting baseball's offseason. Ben Lindbergh already took an in-depth look at Giancarlo Stanton's mammoth 13-year, $325 million deal, so let&#039...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  12. Paul Silas, NBA Lifer

    Jonathan Abrams

    There is not much to see on the drive from Charlotte to the western banks of Lake Norman along North Carolina Highway 16. Around a few bends and past a couple of empty fields, a community springs up where the homes resemble castles and the lake is th...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  13. How Old-Timey Can Byron Scott and the Lakers Get?

    Jason Concepcion

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. Everyone knows that a 3-pointer is worth more than a 2. What Byron Scott pr...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  14. The Quarterback Contract Question

    Bill Barnwell

    Where does your team quarterback's come from? Most likely, he comes from your team's selection during the NFL draft. Of the league's 32 starters, three were acquired by trade (Carson Palmer, Alex Smith, and Jay Cutler), six were v...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  15. Scooting Toward Bethlehem: Kevin Durant’s Foot Injury and t...

    Brian Phillips

    You're goddamn right we're going to talk about the scooter. Maybe you know which scooter I mean. Maybe you don't, because you live in the South of France and spend your days driving a speedboat while laughing a devil-may-care laugh, i...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  16. Stolen Thunder: How Does Oklahoma City Move Forward Without Kevin...

    Zach Lowe

    The Oklahoma City Thunder, quite literally, have always had Kevin Durant. When the Sonics ditched Seattle under nefarious circumstances, they had a lanky young superstar who endeared them to fans across the world. When Patrick Beverley crashed...

    Blog | October 13, 2014