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  1. World Cup Pass & Move: Semi-Charmed Lives

    Grantland Staff

    Two semifinal matches, one penalty shootout, one plain old one-sided shootout. As the World Cup draws to a close, we look at some of the characters who made the semifinal round so wonderful, weird, glorious, ponderous, and heartbreaking. Chris...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. World Cup Pass & Move: Weekend Warriors

    Grantland Staff

    This past weekend saw quite a few footballing fireworks in Brazil. There were brilliant tactical decisions, gravely important injuries, near upsets, penalty shootouts, and Mothra landed on James Rodriguez's arm. As a way of looking b...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. Their Own Personal Hell: Breaking Down the Devils' Shootout ...

    Sean McIndoe

    The New Jersey Devils' line in the NHL standings may be the saddest thing in the hockey world. They sit at 34-29-16, good for 84 points in 79 games, which leaves them three points behind Columbus for the final Eastern Conference playoff...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Big House Party

    Spike Friedman

    In case you wasted your one phone call on Shane Ryan, here's what you missed in sports on New Year's Day: It was a snowy Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium, where the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, in a shootout in front of...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  5. The Designated Player: Lessons and Memories From the MLS Cup Fina...

    Graham Parker

    Saturday's MLS Cup final wasn't a game for the ages, though it ended up being a pretty engrossing one and did have its own mythical qualities for future generations. It was the coldest MLS Cup final ever, featured a penalty shootout that went to the ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  6. Everything You Know Is Wrong: Setting the Record Straight on Five...

    Sean McIndoe

    Hockey fans like to argue. Pick a topic, any topic, and we'll happily spend the entire day screaming at each other. Gretzky vs. Orr, Roy vs. Brodeur, shootouts, fighting, the Hall of Fame, expansion, Don Cherry ... You name it, we're ready to stak...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  7. Jon Cooper and the Lightning Reboot

    Katie Baker

    How the hell did a former lawyer end up coaching an NHL team?

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  8. Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: Dean Norris, True Detective, and Su...

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    Sunday was a big day! The weather was good, football season started up, Serena Williams won the Open ... oh yeah, and a neo-Nazi shootout in the desert threatened to Swiss cheese up everything we thought we knew about Breaking Bad. Chris and I went lon...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  9. Grantland Channel: Dean Norris With Chris Ryan

    Grantland Channel

    Dean Norris, who plays Hank on Breaking Bad, talks to Grantland's Chris Ryan about how the show has evolved, filming last episode's climactic shootout scene in the desert, and suddenly being treated like a member of the Beatles when he leaves the hou...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  10. The Andy Greenwald Podcast: Breaking Bad Director Michelle MacLar...

    Andy Greenwald

    If there's an episode of Breaking Bad that has given you agita, chances are it was directed by Michelle MacLaren. The shootout with the twins, Hank's toilet-bowl realization, Skyler and Marie fighting over the baby: all the work of a cheerful Canadia...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  11. The 10 Commandments of NHL Shootouts

    Sean McIndoe

    Just when we thought we'd seen it all in NHL shootout action, Alex Burrows proved us wrong. Plenty of players have used the ol' spinorama in a shootout. But none of them ever came up with that whole "ignore the puck entirely when you do it" angle tha...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  12. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss All-Star snubs and surprises, who they want in the 3-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest, trades they'd like to see, and some of their preseason predictions regarding potential playoff teams, backup poin...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  13. Matt Bonner's Indie Rock Campaign for the 3-Point Shootout

    Steven Hyden

    Matt Bonner is an unlikely candidate for a fan-driven NBA All-Star campaign. The San Antonio Spurs center is averaging just 3.8 points and two rebounds per game coming off the bench this season. But his shooting percentage from downtown — 48.4 ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  14. Alan Sepinwall on the origins of 'Lost'

    Alan Sepinwall

    The origins of Lost, as told by the people who made it, in an exclusive first serial excerpt from The Revolution Was Televised.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  15. New Django Unchained Trailer: Jonah Hill, Funny Klansman?

    Amos Barshad

    We get all kinds of new footage in this new trailer for Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained: There's more shootouts, more punches, more crisply enunciated QT dialogue, more oddly subdued Samuel L. Jackson, and even more of Leonard DiCaprio's weird t...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  16. Chris Ryan's The Reducer: The drama of the Euro 2012 quarterfinal...

    Chris Ryan

    Attacking trumps defensive conservatism in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012