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  1. The Decision 2.0: OK, What’s Next?

    Zach Lowe

    The discourse around LeBron James has never been all that rational. It was stupid four years ago to build a one-hour television show around one sentence, and it revealed a baffling cluelessness from LeBron and his team about how "The Decision&qu...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Watching ‘The Decision’ As Television on Its Four-Yea...

    Jason Gallagher

    Four years ago today, ESPN, LeBron James, and Jim Gray put on a 75-minute special called "The Decision" in which LeBron announced where he would play for the next four years. The show drew huge numbers -- 9.948 million viewers in the U...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. 305 to My City? LeBron Opts Out, Savannah James Hints at Husband ...

    Matt Borcas

    On Monday morning, Instagram user mrs_savannahrj treated her followers to an illustration of Ohio, complete with a star marking her hometown of Akron and a caption that read: "Home sweet home!! The countdown is real!" This...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. Did Kain Colter and Northwestern Just Put the NCAA on Notice?

    Bryan Curtis

    Yesterday, Northwestern football players won the right to form a union. Peter Sung Ohr, a regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, handed down the decision. What does this mean for student-athletes at Northwestern and elsewhere, the...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Bringing Happiness Back to Happy Valley

    Lindsay Schnell

    Christian Hackenberg, his family, and the decision that's helping to save Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  6. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    The MLB trade deadline is hours away, and for some teams the decision to become buyers or sellers isn't as easy as it looks.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  7. Winners and Losers of Ilya Kovalchuk's Retirement

    Sean McIndoe

    Ilya Kovalchuk stunned the hockey world Thursday when he announced his retirement from the NHL. The decision came with 12 years and $77 million still left on Kovalchuk's controversial contract with the New Jersey Devils, and paved the way for the 30-...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Right Where They Want Them

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. The Decision Robert Mays: He...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  9. Jason Collins comes out

    Charles P. Pierce

    Jason Collins comes out.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  10. 50 Rejected Names for the College Football Playoff

    Shane Ryan

    The news came out Tuesday that college football's new four-team playoff system will be called "College Football Playoff." It's a safe choice for the BCS, which decided to play it simple. But the decision came at the end of a lengthy debate, and this ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  11. Explaining the Lin Decision

    Gabe Feldman

    On Friday, arbitrator Kenneth Dam ruled that Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were entitled to Early Bird rights under the NBA collective bargaining agreement. The decision was a huge win for the Knicks. It allows them to use the Early Bird exception to re...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  12. Dwight Howard and the Art of Cool

    Chris Ryan

    The reason LeBron James took such an L after he made The Decision wasn't so much because of where he decided to play as it was about how he conducted himself while making the announcement. Simply put: It was corny. A faux-casual/faux-altruistic setti...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  13. Free Agency Day 2: Catch Me If You Can

    Bill Barnwell

    When teams overpay to acquire marginal talent in free agency and the decision takes some criticism, that team's fans usually respond with a fair-but-flawed argument: "We sucked at that position last year and we desperately need to improve there, so i...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  14. Dwight Howard: The Indecision

    Chris Ryan

    The most miraculous thing about this entire will-he-won't-he Dwight Howard ordeal is that it has somehow made LeBron James and his decision to make his decision with The Decision look like a good decision! At least he made a decision, right? Howard h...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Peyton Put in His Place

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. According to sources, the Indianapolis Colts will release Peyton Manning after 14 years of service. Team owner Jim Irsay informed Manning of the decision...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  16. Lasting Images From the NBA Lockout

    Carles

    The NBA lockout is over, and it really just felt like an extended offseason with added resentment. It sort of reminded me of The Decision, except the lockout was way less interesting. The two are similar because fans interpreted them as abstract idea...

    Blog | November 28, 2011