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  1. The Week in Gossip: Peaches Geldof, Celine Dion’s $60 Milli...

    Juliet Litman

    British TV personality Peaches Geldof died this week. She was found at her home in Kent, England, after police were called because of "a report of concern for the welfare of a woman." She was 25 and survived by her husband, Thomas Cohen fro...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. Grantland’s NHL Regular-Season Awards

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL regular season wraps up this weekend. In theory, that would be the time to post a "season in review" piece. But let's face it, we'll all be 100 percent focused on watching our teams head toward the play...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Billy Bob’s Blues

    Thomas Golianopoulos

    Ron Lester has perfected his "I am a former fat guy" spiel. The actor better known as Billy Bob, the morbidly obese offensive lineman in the 1999 hit movie Varsity Blues, is wandering the floor of the Dallas Fort Worth Au...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  4. The Shape of Shabazz to Come

    Louisa Thomas

    Shabazz Napier can sense a shift or force it, can slip through an opening or slice it, can weave a scheme or unweave it, can find free space or create it, can kick the ball out or drive it, can float a pass or fling it, can fake a jumper or drain it,...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Digging in the Tournament Crates: Xavier–Kansas State, the ...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every year the NCAA tournament produces so many unforgettable moments that it actually becomes hard to remember them all. Sure, there are images and games that remain indelible - Thomas Hill crying, Adam Morrison crying, a...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Digging in the Tournament Crates: Oklahoma State–Saint Joe&...

    Chris Ryan

    Every year the NCAA tournament produces so many unforgettable moments that it actually becomes hard to remember them all. Sure, there are images and games that remain indelible - Thomas Hill crying, Adam Morrison crying, a...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  7. Digging in the Tournament Crates: George Mason–Maryland, 20...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Every year the NCAA tournament produces so many unforgettable moments that it actually becomes hard to remember them all. Sure, there are images and games that remain indelible -- Thomas Hill crying, Adam Morrison crying, and every time Duke has been...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Building a Better Bryce Harper

    Louisa Thomas

    What to make of Bryce Harper? On the one hand, he had the greatest season for a teenager, ever, in 2012: highest WAR (5.2), most extra-base hits (57), second-most home runs (22), second-most runs scored (98), fourth-highest OPS (.817). On th...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  9. Big Bets

    Louisa Thomas

    Unofficially, it's called the fifth slam. Officially, it's called the BNP Paribas Open. Informally, it's called Indian Wells. If you don't get the Tennis Channel, you might not even know it exists. But it&r...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  10. Who's Going to Lead 'Star Wars: Episode VII'? Prob...

    Zach Dionne

    Late Tuesday afternoon, Variety broke the news that Disney (which owns Grantland but does not run casting decisions by us) has lined up five strong candidates to lead J.J. Abrams's Star Wars: Episode VII. These gentlemen are Jesse Plemons, ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  11. Breaking Down the Biggest Deals on NHL Deadline Day (and the Ones...

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, and as always, it was capped off by a hectic few days. There were 20 deals made yesterday, and a total of 33 in the week leading up to the deadline. Some teams, like the Sabres, were very busy....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  12. From Sochi to Lillehammer, and Back Again

    Louisa Thomas

    Back then, their names weren't Julia Lipnitskaia, Sidney Crosby, and Ireen Wust. Instead, they were Oksana Baiul, Peter Forsberg, and Johann Olav Koss. I suppose I was different back then, too. I was 12 years old. Still a child, though bare...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  13. The Polaroid Prince

    Louisa Thomas

    The Olympics have been building toward one moment. If you watch CNN, or listen to NPR, or read the New York Daily News, GQ, Maxim, ESPN.com, USA Today, Bleacher Report, Yahoo, New York magazine, Deadspin, People, Business Insider, the Los Angeles Tim...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  14. NFL Run & Shootaround: Gods of Carnage

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. What Will Reall...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  15. Divisional Deja Vu: Five Lessons From the First Installments of T...

    Robert Mays

    Three of this weekend's divisional-round playoff games are matchups we've already seen at least once this season. We went back and watched the first installment of all three to see what lessons might be learned before getting to Round 2. 1. The Pa...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  16. Roger Federer prepares for the Australian Open at the end of his ...

    Louisa Thomas

    On the eve of the Australian Open, can Roger Federer remember how to be great?

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014