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  1. About Last Night: Cali Civil War

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting a tour of New York from Rex Ryan, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Extra innings were needed in two intrastate California showdowns, with the Giants beating the Dodgers 3-2 in 12 innings...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Your Guide to the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Sean McIndoe

    "We've got to roll four lines." Expect to hear a lot of that in the next few weeks during the Stanley Cup playoffs, which open tonight. This time of year, every coach is overcome by an almost fanatical desire to roll...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. The Once and Future Saint

    Paul Wachter

    Few cities have as rich a cultural and sporting history as Detroit. From the '80s Pistons to Bob Seger, Eminem to Miguel Cabrera, the Motor City is a rich tapestry of compelling figures, unbelievable moments, and uniquely American ingenuity...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Good-bye, NHL Regular Season!

    Sean McIndoe

    Well, that final NHL weekend was a bit of a dud. When the Stars shut out the Blues on Friday night to clinch a wild card, it meant that all 16 playoff spots had been wrapped up, with two days remaining. That left Sunday night's Dallas-Ph...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  5. Grantland’s NHL Regular-Season Awards

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL regular season wraps up this weekend. In theory, that would be the time to post a "season in review" piece. But let's face it, we'll all be 100 percent focused on watching our teams head toward the play...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  6. No Zlatan? No Problem for Paris Saint-Germain

    Spike Friedman

    Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic injured his hamstring and is out for a minimum of four weeks starting with Tuedsay's second leg of the team's Champions League quarterfinal. And while any missed Zlatan time is a blow to those ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  7. The Best Possible NHL First-Round Matchups — Ranked!

    Sean McIndoe

    With 10 days left in the season, the NHL's playoff picture is coming into focus. Over the past few weeks, we've spent plenty of time looking at the various bubble teams that are scrambling to earn the final playoff spots. But toda...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  8. 2014 MLB Season Predictions

    Jonah Keri

    We've witnessed baseball in Australia and baseball in San Diego. We've previewed all six divisions and counted down the days until the season's arrival. Now that Opening Day is finally here, it's time for my annual season predicti...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. 2014 NL Central Preview

    Jonah Keri

    Grantland's MLB division preview series continues today with the NL Central, where the Cardinals aim for their third World Series berth in four years, the Reds try to get by with a thin lineup, the Pirates hope to pull off consecutive miracle se...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  10. Digging in the Tournament Crates: Oklahoma State–Saint Joe&...

    Chris Ryan

    Every year the NCAA tournament produces so many unforgettable moments that it actually becomes hard to remember them all. Sure, there are images and games that remain indelible - Thomas Hill crying, Adam Morrison crying, a...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  11. #HotSportsTakes: Does Andrew Wiggins Want to Get Rich or Get Bett...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Andrew Wiggins and the choices facing the one-and-done generation. ST. LOUIS -- In a perfect world, we wouldn't be having this conver...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  12. I Am the Crying Kansas Kid: A Requiem for the Short-Lived Andrew ...

    Corban Goble

    So much for well-established media narratives! The results from the NCAA tournament's first weekend saw hope dissolve in a cloud of chalk; Wiggins, Ennis, and Parker are out, Wichita State is 35-1, five teams from the country's st...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  13. Gazprom, Zenit St. Petersburg, and the Intersection of Global Pol...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Zenit St. Petersburg will almost certainly bow out of the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund today. Zenit going out of the Champions League is an almost annual event. Seemingly every year, Zenit represent the Russian Premier League in Europea...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  14. St. Patrick’s Hangover Day: Celebrating the NHL’s Gre...

    Sean McIndoe

    Monday was St. Patrick's Day, and since you're a hockey fan, I'm just going to go ahead and assume you're hungover right now. And that's fine, because we're going to keep it light today...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  15. Introducing Bracketiatry

    Brian Phillips

    College basketball is about emotion. You know this, I know this, the ravaged laryngeal tissue throbbing in the gloom below Dick Vitale's pharynx knows this. In March, however, college basketball is also about something else, namely small-st...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  16. The NHL’s Top-Secret Trade Request Application

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, with 38 players moved in 20 separate deals. It was a busy day, thanks in part to an unusually high number of players who reportedly asked to be traded. While there's a thin line betwee...

    Blog | March 06, 2014