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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Jason Collins comes out

    Charles P. Pierce

    Jason Collins comes out.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Lasting Images From the NBA Lockout


    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
  13. Occupy Minute Maid Park

    Whitney Pastorek

    Baseball owners unanimously approved the sale of the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane on Thursday, which will lead to the team moving from the NL Central to the AL West for the 2013 season. The decision will give each league 15 team...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  14. And Here's a Picture of Our Boss With a Mustache

    Sarah Larimer

    Grantland's fearless leader on Monday appeared on national television with a mustache. The decision was met with mixed reaction. There were a few celebrity comparisons, more than a few porn jokes, and ... well, OK, mostly horror. Below you'l...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  15. Jonathan Abrams on the effect a lockout will have on NBA players ...

    Jonathan Abrams

    The lockout is presenting NBA players with some new options. A look into who won't go, who will, and where.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  16. Bill Simmons is more captivated by LeBron's meltdown than the Mav...

    Bill Simmons

    The LeBron James spring meltdown is on the verge of becoming an annual tradition.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011