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  1. Pet Sematary, Jealous of Carrie, Will Get a Remake

    Zach Dionne

    'Twas late Halloween when Variety told the verrry spoooooky tale of Pet Sematary being remade, no matter how poorly the deeply unnecessary Carrie remake did at the box office in October. Negotiating to take the helm is Spain's Juan Carlos Fresnad...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  2. In Case You Were Wondering, Spain Is Definitely Not Over

    Michael Bertin

    Can you win a national anthem? Brazil might have done that before the Confederations Cup final. Although, from the crowd noise, it'd be difficult to pinpoint where the anthem stopped and the game began. It was only 90 seconds until Fred scored and...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  3. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Stuart Holden

    Men in Blazers

    Ol' Rog returns to the Crap Part of SoHo, a little worse for the wear after spending the last few weeks weathering the unrest in Brazil for the Confederations Cup. Still, he endures. On this week's pod, our July 4th Special, the Men in Blazers praise...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  4. Brazil Turns the Page Against Spain in the Confederations Cup Fin...

    Chris Ryan

    Some takeaways from Brazil's 3-0 demolition of Spain in the Confederations Cup final: Passing Torches Back and Forth Over the last five years, Spain has captured the football world's imagination, playing the sport about as well as it can be playe...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  5. About Last Weekend: Uh-oh & the Buccos!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy jet-setting, globe-trotting, or napping, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Pittsburgh Pirates became the first team to win 50 games this season with a 2-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. "Yes, yes, excellen...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  6. Men in Blazers: The Confederations Cup Semis and the Finer Points...

    Men in Blazers

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett recap the Confederations Cup semis, weigh in on the latest EPL transfer rumors, and offer advice on summer blazer wearing. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check ou...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  7. About Last Night: What Happens in Vegas, Goes to Cleveland

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out tasting wine with other beautiful people in France, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. In a surprising turn of events, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the NBA draft. Victor ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  8. Who's That Guy? Pablo Prigioni!

    Robert Mays

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as the amazing continues to happen, the Grantland crew wants to help you buff up on some of the lesser-known faces populating basketball's second season. Who Is He? Pablo Prigioni. What's His Nickname? ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  9. Russia Can't Stop the Reign of Spain

    Bill Simmons

    Explain this one to me: The Olympics organizers probably gave away $300,000 of revenue per basketball session by not having courtside seats, and yet they scheduled Friday's men's basketball semifinals so that ... A. Spain and Russia played at 5...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  10. Lowering the Batum: An Anthology of Basketball Crotch Shots

    Chris Ryan

    Today, at the end of the men's basketball quarterfinal between France and Spain (which Spain won, 66-59), French forward Nicolas Batum landed the nut shot heard round the world on Spain's Juan-Carlos Navarro. After the game, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowsk...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  11. Olympic Basketball Contender or Pretender: Spain

    Sebastian Pruiti

    In this year's Olympic basketball competition, there are several teams that are a threat to medal, and maybe even to contend with Team USA. As the Games ramp up, we'll be providing looks at the strengths, weaknesses, and medal chances of these possib...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  12. Team USA Goes Into Cryogenic Sleep for a Two-Hour Flight

    Chris Ryan

    You guys have a nice, relaxing trip to LV-426. This one comes from the Instagram account of Kevin Love. It's a flight from Spain to England. If Anthony Davis got any deeper into that slanket he'd be mummified. If you're going to go into a 120-minute ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  13. The Success of Team USA's Small-Ball Defense

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Team USA's small-ball lineup, the one that doesn't feature a true center, has been talked about a lot in the buildup to the Olympics — and for good reason. Going small would be the only hole other teams could exploit, especially on the defensiv...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  14. About Last Night: Down Goes A-Rod

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Alex Rodriguez suffered a broken hand after being hit by Seattle's Felix Hernandez, and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Hernandez pitched 7.1 soli...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It's been an exhausting year of football, capped by Spain's second consecutive Euro title Sunday. Michael Davies and Roger Bennett survived, barely, and reconvene on this week's pod to discuss the Spanish Smurfs' potent attack, heap praise on Italy's...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  16. Euro 2012: Germany Pick Up the Pieces, Joachim Lw Shoulders the ...

    David Bevan

    On Sunday in Germany, Joachim Low was everywhere all at once. In the Frankfurt airport, his frown was plastered across nearly every paper on the stand. The Frankfurter Allgemeine, a burly broadsheet not unlike the the Wall Street Journal in this coun...

    Blog | July 03, 2012