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  1. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Kentucky's Starting Five: DEUCES It would be easy to be flippant about the starting five on Kentucky's national championship basketball team all declaring for the NBA draft, in unison, on Tuesday. You could mock coach John Calipari for building h...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  2. The Giants’ Peavy-Hudson Muscle Car and the Mid-rotation Ed...

    Michael Baumann

    There's no perfect way to build a playoff rotation. Great rotations have been losing World Series since 1906, when the Cubs had five starting pitchers with an ERA+ of 140 or better, including Three Finger Brown, who went 26-6 with a 1.04 ER...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  3. The 30: Six P’s, One Giant Surge

    Jonah Keri

    Slowly but surely, the playoff field is starting to narrow. Three teams now lead their divisions by five or more games, meaning they're nearing the point at which they can start to feel safe. Two AL West and two AL Central teams are battling for...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  4. Some Fans Have Already Guessed the Ending to George R.R. Martin&r...

    Zach Dionne

    It's starting to feel a little weird explaining what A Song of Ice and Fire is, since you're probably one of trillions who watch the HBO series it's been adapted into, Game of Thrones. But just in case: ASoIaF is a (so far) five-book f...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Watching VH1's Completely Unnecessary But Highly Welcome TLC Biop...

    Rembert Browne

    It was a brief bit of dialogue in the first five minutes of the movie, but it represented the difficulty of making a biopic about TLC in 2013. Friend: Well, Pebbles is starting her own label here in Atlanta. T-Boz: You talking about Pebbles as in...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  6. The Inevitable Benching of Josh Freeman

    Bill Barnwell

    Well, that certainly didn't take long. The Buccaneers officially benched Josh Freeman for rookie Mike Glennon on Wednesday, ending his five-year reign as the team's starting quarterback just four weeks into the 2013 season. Of course, it's a move tha...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  7. MLB's Super Sweet 16 Prospects Coming to a Pennant Race Near You

    Jonah Keri

    Even after they had contended all season, even after their starting rotation took off in the second half, even after a five-game winning streak in early August propelled them into a three-way tie for the wild card, the Orioles didn't have many believ...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  8. That Was a Goal: The Premier League Weekend in Five Goals

    Chris Ryan

    The story of the Premier League this weekend, told in five goals. Get some. Jordan Henderson We all know about The Kobe Assist. I'm starting to wonder if there's such a thing as the Suarez Assist. This happens when Liverpool forward Luis Su...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. A Brief Overview of Male Full-Frontals Latest Golden Era, From S...

    Amos Barshad

    In a recent interview, Nicholas Stoller — the director of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Five Year Engagement, in theaters today — revealed that Jason Segel takes personal credit for jump-starting the latest golden era for male full fr...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  10. Five Questions on American Idol Week 2: A Revolution in Texas

    Jay Caspian Kang and Mark Lisanti

    All season, Grantland editors Jay Caspian Kang and Mark Lisanti will answer five very important questions about each Idol performance episode. The seams of their sanity are already starting to fray. One We're feeling generous tonight, so let's star...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  11. Five Questions on American Idol Week 2: Aspen Auditions

    Mark Lisanti and Jay Caspian Kang

    All season, Grantland editors Jay Caspian Kang and Mark Lisanti will answer five very important questions about each performance episode. They're already starting to crack under the pressure, so by the top 12 things should really get interesting. On...

    Blog | January 26, 2012