CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

48 results for "stakes"

Page of 3
  1. What’s at Stake When John Cena Wrestles Brock Lesnar at &ls...

    The Masked Man

    S ummerSlam is WWE's second-biggest event of the year, although it hasn't always been. It was the fourth-most-important of the four original pay-per-views, and it was initially envisioned as a way to extend the Hulk Hogan...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolen...

    Emily Yoshida and Molly Lambert

    Emily calls in and talks to Molly about Lana Del Rey's Ultraviolence, the sights of Las Vegas, the sounds of EDM, Hollywood high-stakes poker, and Game of Thrones. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. The New 'Lucy' TV Spot: Probably the Best-Case Scenario...

    Emily Yoshida

    I think August might be my new favorite movie month: that special few weeks at the end of summer movie season when we can take off our 3-D glasses and relax in the AC with a few comparatively low-stakes little thri...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  4. The Sport of Fools

    Charles P. Pierce

    All during the weeks of hype and nonsense attending this year's Belmont Stakes, there was some loose and hopeful talk about how an actual Triple Crown champion might reenergize a sport that has been accelerating into obsolescence for 30 yea...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  5. Meet the Spellers: Scouting 10 of This Year’s Most Intrigui...

    Matt Borcas

    Really high stakes can make just about anything compelling. How else to explain the popularity of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which will air on ESPN starting today for the 21st consecutive year? Strip the event down to its component parts,...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview: LeBron, the Best Finals,...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  7. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview! (With Special Guest Drak...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview! (Day 2!)

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  9. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  10. ‘Skin’ Deep: Jonathan Glazer, Scarlett Johansson, an...

    Sean Fennessey

    There isn't a stitch of exposition in Under the Skin. Not a monologue about the state of the universe. Not a title card explaining the stakes of an ancient war. Not even a conversational flutter spring-loaded with useful information. And yet, it...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  11. A Few of Our Favorite Things From Eagles-Cowboys

    Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    What's better than dysfunctional NFC East football? NFC East football with a playoff spot on the line. High-stakes dysfunction! Kyle Orton in prime time! Nothing beats it. So to celebrate the title game in Texas last night, Chris Ryan (an Eagles ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  12. College Football, Week 14: In Which the Devil You Don't Know Beat...

    Holly Anderson

    (Mood music.) Conference championship games begin four days from now. The schedule narrows and the stakes elevate from here. But we can't leave this weekend behind. Not just yet. The last full blast of the regular season, in all its usual home...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  13. NBA Betting Lines: Into the Void

    Jay Caspian Kang

    I recently sent an uncomfortably large PayPal check to an old friend to cover what I owed him from roughly 80 games of online Scrabble played at stakes between $40 and $240. I average about 340 points per game in Scrabble. My friend, who is mostly il...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  14. Week 8 College Football Viewing Guide

    Holly Anderson

    We have arrived, and now we must set out again

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  15. 19-Day NBA Warning: Do You Believe in the Magic?

    Sean Fennessey

    Twelve months ago, I got a divorce from the New York Knicks. It had been 30 years. Too much James Dolan, not enough Charles Oakley. Single for the first time, I had a dalliance with an easy target, the rebuilding Denver Nuggets. Low stakes, high fun,...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  16. Week 2 NFL Viewing Guide: Who's Got It Better Than Us?

    Robert Mays

    Game of the Week 49ers at Seahawks, Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET In the NFL, rivalries are fleeting. There are exceptions (Dallas-Washington, Chicago–Green Bay), but stakes, as much as familiarity, are what breed contempt in pro football. If the Re...

    Blog | September 13, 2013