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  1. Dollars and Sense: The Human Cost of the Cubs’ Kris Bryant ...

    Michael Baumann

    Tony Clark is cheesed off again. The former All-Star first baseman and current head of the MLBPA has a public style that sets him apart from his peers in other North American sports unions. He isn't a fire-breathing crusader, like the NB...

    Blog | March 03, 2015
  2. The Monuments Men: Inside the Mad Scramble to Bring You Your Annu...

    Katie Baker

    The way the shot is framed, you can only see Bill Belichick's eyes. It's the night of the Super Bowl and he is surrounded by the Patriots defense. The man who is publicly so reticent is yelling so loudly that he's hoarse...

    Blog | March 02, 2015
  3. 2015 NBA Trade Value, Part 2: The Temple of Doom

    Bill Simmons

    Remember when I promised that Part 2 of the Trade Value column would arrive the week after the Super Bowl? That was a typo -- I meant the Oscars. Sorry about that. The good news: At least the readers handled it well. Eric in Washington: &ldquo...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  4. From Ghostface to Lana Del Rey to Heartbreak: Super-Producer Emil...

    Amos Barshad

    Between the name and the hair and the chain-smoking, you'd be forgiven in assuming that Emile Haynie had come from, say, the 4th arrondissement to secretly colonize American pop music. Turns out, all Haynie had to do was take the Greyhound...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  5. Fight Club: Catching a Beating at the Super Bowl of ‘Super ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    My consciousness splits into two, and my surroundings spring into focus. Roars from real and canned crowds mingle, and my body, huge and hairy, bursts out of a barrel as an announcer's echoing voice counts down from three. When he yells &am...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  6. The Paranoid Style in Sportswriting: Deflategate, Lynchghazi, and...

    Bryan Curtis

    After the Super Bowl, I got in my rental car and cruised metro Phoenix. I switched on the radio. I was looking for some basic "how could Pete Carroll have thrown it there?" talk to clear my head and - if we're...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  7. The Babe, Prime Pedro, and Baby Bryce: Taking a Trip Through Majo...

    Jonah Keri

    The first image you see is Dazzy Vance - a tight shot of the right-handed flamethrower, twisting his body in an exaggerated windup, then firing a pitch in super-slow motion. The camera cuts to Ty Cobb, standing at home plate, feet should...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  8. ‘B.S. Report’: Andy Greenwald and JackO

    Bill Simmons

    Grantland's Andy Greenwald joins the show to weigh in on Better Call Saul, Empire, and more. Plus, Bill calls his buddy JackO to discuss A-Rod and the Super Bowl. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iT...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  9. Kane Comes Correct and Simeone’s Sorcery: Winners and Loser...

    Mike L. Goodman and Ryan O'Hanlon

    Remember all of those soccer games we told you about? Well, they happened. And some of them were really great! And some of them were really bad! Whether you got to watch one, none, or all of them, here's a roundup of who made us beat our chests,...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  10. Filling the Football Void: A 48-Hour Guide to the Weekend You Fin...

    Mike L. Goodman

    The Super Bowl has come and gone. Drive by any bar in the northeast and you still may hear the faint bellowing of a celebrating Gronk, but the NFL season is done. College football ended weeks ago, and we're already on to Snoop Dogg's son a...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  11. Not Quite a Dynasty: Are the Seahawks the Next Yankees, Celtics, ...

    Spike Friedman

    When Malcolm Butler jumped Ricardo Lockette's route and intercepted Russell Wilson's pass on Sunday, it seemed like something that'd never happened before. While this is true -- Wilson had never thrown a game-losing inte...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  12. Retro Running Diary: Super Bowl XLIX

    Bill Simmons

    Super Bowl XLIX was like the last episode of The Sopranos (and I'm not the only one who thought so). I will always remember watching it, I will always be dumbfounded by the ending and I needed 48 hours to figure out what I thought happened. What...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  13. Lucky and Good: How Tom Brady Became the Greatest

    Andrew Sharp

    This is less about Tom Brady and more about greatness in general. Or what it takes to be the greatest. In other words, we're rounding Take Mountain today and heading straight for Think Piece Junction. If you're not up for that, fe...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  14. ‘Hollywood Prospectus Podcast’: Katy Perry, Missy Ell...

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    Chris and Andy talk about pretty much everything: Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland, Game of Thrones, and the state of late-night TV. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and check out o...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  15. 'The Grantland NFL Podcast': Super Bowl XLIX Recap

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell

    Mays and Barnwell wonder why Pete Carroll threw the ball and break down their prop bets as they recap Super Bowl XLIX. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and The Grantland NFL P...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  16. 'B.S. Report': Cousin Sal and Bill's Dad on the Pa...

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls his dad and Cousin Sal to break down the Patriots' win, the Super Bowl prop bets, and what this means for Brady and Belichick. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our pod...

    Blog | February 02, 2015