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  1. How Did Sportsbooks Do on the BCS Title Game?

    RJ Bell

    In bookmakers' responses to what result they needed in the BCS title game, the word "huge" was used more than once. "Huge potential loss," said Kevin Bradley when describing the open Auburn-to-Win-BCS-Title tickets was desperate to dodge. "...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. My Top 10 Best (Favorite) Albums of 2013

    Steven Hyden

    Three caveats before I share my top 10 albums list: 1. I don't care for the word "best" in this context. Not only is declaring a record "best" ridiculous, it's also dishonest. It implies that you've heard every single piece of music released in a ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Afternoon Links: Watch Breaking Bad Reimagined As an Ice Ballet

    Zach Dionne

    The book is often better than the movie it becomes, but rarely is the acclaimed television series better than the figure-skating routine it inspires. And inspired is the word: The passion that went into this frosty adaptation from Breaking Bad assist...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  4. Text Messages to Derrick Rose: You Are the Opposite of Wolverine

    Shea Serrano

    Derrick Rose is a human with a cell phone so I sent him some text messages. Me: Derrick, what's good? It's Shea. Derrick: Hello. Me: What's the word, man? Derrick: What do you mean? Me: Well, I mean, the season's about to start. How's the kne...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  5. YouTube Hall of Fame: Football Goes Hollywood

    Grantland Staff

    Football season starts this week, and we here at Hollywood Prospectus are very excited about it! To help spread the word about this cool sport, we decided to highlight some of its biggest stars' most shining moments off the field and under the bright...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  6. Afternoon Links: The Ongoing Bat Affleck Fallout

    Tess Lynch

    Man, you guys (the Internet) are brutal. As soon as the word got out that Ben Affleck had been cast as the new Batman, everyone reacted with the kind of horror usually reserved for, you know, real news. Director Zack Snyder spoke of Affleck's "acting...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  7. Bill Barnwell puts the 2013 Detroit Lions to the numbers test

    Bill Barnwell

    After a forgettable 2012 season of bad bounces and bad luck, the numbers reveal a glimmer of hope in Detroit.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  8. Los Angeles Sumo Grantland Channel video

    Grantland Channel

    The Grantland Channel explores a small but thriving sports subculture in Southern California.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  9. What's in a Name? Why the Pelicans Should Be Known As the 'Pellie...

    Zach Lowe

    This is an important moment in the history of basketball in New Orleans. Its NBA team has tried to accelerate its rebuilding process with two risky moves — dealing two draft picks, including Nerlens Noel, for Jrue Holiday, and tossing more mone...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  10. Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Here: 2013 SEC Media Days Su...

    Holly Anderson

    An appreciation of the word and fashion choices that make the unofficial kickoff of football season great. Press conference MVP, coaches division: Steve Spurrier, South Carolina If every SEC Media Days kicked off with the Ol' Ball Coach listing e...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  11. Text Messages to Dwight Howard From a Houston Resident: Brookston...

    Shea Serrano

    Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket now. I sent him some text messages. Me: Yo, yo, yo! Dwight: Hello. Me: What's the word? How's the H treating you? Everything been good? Dwight: It's been okay, i guess. not that great. Me: what happened...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  12. The Kardashiad, Part 17: Urinate on This Earth

    Alex Pappademas

    Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe go baby-clothes shopping, a process that's mostly about saying the word "cute" 500 times. Cute. Cute. Look how cute. Kim and Kourtney aren't including Khloe in their conversation about how cute everything is, and Khloe gets r...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  13. Everything Matters: How to Understand (and Enjoy) Game 7 of the N...

    Zach Lowe

    If you'll allow a mini-rant: The widespread use of the word "choke" on Wednesday irritated me. The Spurs "choked," according to some talking heads and lots of fans on Twitter; even a San Antonio radio host suggested they did, and asked me whether I a...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  14. OK, Now Dan Harmon Is Definitely Coming Back to Community

    Amos Barshad

    From rumor to reality, in just less than a week! This weekend, Dan Harmon confirmed the word on the street: NBC wants him back on the meta-monster he'd created, nurtured, and then been so unceremoniously tossed from. While hosting his "Found Crap...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  15. Survivor: Caramoan, Episode 9: Malcolm As You Are

    Tess Lynch

    Hey, guys. Nice tribal last night. We really saw some great text (use of the word "operatives" more than once, a "payback's a bitch" bomb,) subtext (ominous warnings to play any idols floating around,) and a lightning-fast yoink right before the buzz...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  16. Video: The Best of Grantland Live, Day 1

    Grantland Staff

    Did you miss any of the hours of action (well, dudes eating gluten-free pasta and talking about hoops ... maybe not action in the Die Hard sense of the word) from yesterday's Grantland live broadcast from the Sports Guy Mansion Pool House? Want to re...

    Blog | March 22, 2013