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  1. College Football Final Exam Shootaround: Grantland Bids Adieu to ...

    Grantland Staff

    On Monday night, Florida State beat Auburn with a thrilling last-minute touchdown drive. The Seminoles' victory ended the SEC's streak of seven consecutive national championships, but it also put a bow on something far more fundamental: the BCS era. ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. The Weekend in Hockey: Can the Bruins Make It Back to the Final? ...

    Sean McIndoe

    Each Monday, we'll wrap up three of the biggest stories from the weekend and how they'll play into the coming week. Beasts of the East ... Usually Common sense tells us that it shouldn't be possible to have a frustrating hot streak, but the Br...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. The Weekend in Hockey: The Kings in the North

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. It's Good to Be Kings The Kings came into the weekend as one of the hottest teams in the league, riding a five-game win streak and outscoring t...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. The Weekend in Hockey: Is It (Finally!) St. Louis's Year?

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Central Contenders Left Cursing a Blue Streak Coming off a 6-1 win against Dallas on Saturday night, the St. Louis Blues have quietly moved to ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  5. Weeknight College Football and You: Frequently Asked Questions

    Holly Anderson

    You may not be in the mood to hear this the morning after a Seneca Wallace–Josh McCown duel, but America is currently riding an unbroken streak of days blessed with televised football that stretches back to last Wednesday and continues through ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  6. Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  7. Weeknight College Football and You: Frequently Asked Questions

    Holly Anderson

    Beginning tonight, Week 9 will bless us with a nearly unbroken streak of college football, with games on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights in advance of the main events on Saturday. We're sure you have many questions. We're here to help. *...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  8. Rose Byrne Set to Ride Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy's Lady Come...

    Emily Yoshida

    On Friday it was announced that Rose Byrne is in talks to reunite with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig and star Melissa McCarthy on Susan Cooper, a female-centric action comedy and potential franchise in the vein of Feig and McCarthy's summer hit The ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  9. Box Office Top Five: Gravity Stays on Top, Carrie Falls Flat

    Zach Dionne

    1. Gravity, $31 million (last week: no. 1; $170.5 million cumulative) Alfonso Cuarón's weekend-movie-contest winning streak is untouchable right now. Gravity isn't just stronger than Tom Hanks anymore — it's stronger than Hanks, Carrie ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  10. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    With a cupcake schedule in September, the Indians have a shot at crashing the party in October.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  11. Get Lucky and Dont Screw Up: The Secret to the Atlanta Braves S...

    Michael Baumann

    The Atlanta Braves are suddenly on an 11-game win streak, 13.5 games up on their nearest division rival. How in the world did that happen? In a way, the 2013 Braves are an extension of their 15-year run of National League dominance, an achiev...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  12. Weekend Box Office: It's All Woody and The Wolverine

    Amos Barshad

    From lone rangers to dead cops to postapocalyptic nepotism, Hollywood has experienced a somewhat brutal streak of high-profile misfires this summer. But now here comes Hugh Jackman's latest turn as the man with the adamantium claws, The Wolverine, to...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  13. Bill Barnwell asks whether a hot streak carries over to the next ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Does getting hot at the end of one season carry over to the next?

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  14. Escape From Pop Purgatory: Barenaked Ladies Grinning Streak

    Steven Hyden

    Welcome to Escape From Pop Purgatory, where we check out new music made by people who are more well known than 98 percent of the oppressively "cool" artists who the media obsesses over, and yet are commonly perceived to be years past the point of the...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  15. Does It Make Sense to Replace a Manager During the Season?

    Jonah Keri

    A two-game winning streak notwithstanding, the Dodgers have been terrible this year. That in itself isn't necessarily a huge issue. Lots of teams have been terrible this year. But those other teams aren't carrying a $216 million payroll, didn't get b...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  16. The Curious Case of Poker Pro Phil Ivey's Punto Banco Rake

    David Hill

    Last August, in Britain's oldest private gambling club, the professional poker player and gambler Phil Ivey went on a hot streak. It was his second night in a row at Crockfords in Mayfair. The previous night he and his unnamed companion, a Chinese wo...

    Blog | May 22, 2013