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  1. Season’s Greetings From the Premier League! Now Go Play Fou...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Welcome to the holiday season, when most of Europe's soccer world takes a few weeks off to avoid the cold, celebrates Christmas with your standard "guy on a stage pumping a leaf blower into his own face" Advent tradition...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. No-Man’s-Land: Reese Witherspoon’s ‘Wild’...

    Wesley Morris

    The movie tradition of - or is it obsession with? - lovelorn, recently divorced, or simply independent women embarking on Journeys of Self-Discovery is not new. Katharine Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Diane Lane, Amy Adams...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. On Wisconsin: Melvin Gordon and His Madison Proving Ground

    Holly Anderson

    Wisconsin's marching band is a highly ritualized outfit, famed for its postgame celebrations that keep thousands of fans in Camp Randall Stadium for close to an hour after home games. There's also a lesser-known tradition, one you...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  4. Applying Some Baseball Rules to the Hockey Hall of Fame

    Sean McIndoe

    The Hockey Hall of Fame officially welcomed six new members Monday night at the annual induction ceremony in Toronto. As per tradition, there were speeches, highlights, and the unveiling of each member's plaque. What there was n...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  5. Lorde, Miguel, the Chemical Brothers, and the Proud '90s Tra...

    Molly Lambert

    The tracklist from the Lorde-curated soundtrack for the third installment of the Hunger Games movies, Mockingjay - Part 1, has just been released. While the first Hunger Games soundtrack produced Taylor Swift's minimalist...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  6. The 2014 NBA Media Day Power Rankings

    Andrew Sharp

    Traditions are sacred in sports. They're how we mark the passage of time. Spring doesn't start until baseball comes back; fall's not real until football returns; Thanksgiving doesn't feel right until you're passed out on...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  7. The Cardinals: A Gross October Tradition Unlike Any Other

    Michael Baumann

    There are some annoying inevitabilities that come with the calendar: taxes in April, swamp ass in August, and the St. Louis Cardinals in October. I thought we were in the clear this year, because on July 1, the Cardinals were 6.5 games out of first p...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  8. The Definitive NBA Court Design Power Rankings

    Zach Lowe

    Welcome to what might become an annual tradition in these parts: using the doldrums of August and September to evaluate one of those bits of style that define the sensory experience of the NBA. When you're living and breathing the league, e...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  9. The Last Temptation of the Ol’ Ball Coach

    Matt Hinton

    For a good long while, it's been fashionable to talk about SEC football in terms of passion and tradition and occasionally even religion. (It's been pretty profitable, too.) Whether those paeans stem from nostalgia or devotion, th...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  10. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    Bill Simmons: On the "My Favorite Annual Summer Traditions" scale, the National Sports Collectors Convention ranks somewhere between the Fourth of July and Sharknado for me. But after hitting four of the last five conventions and posting co...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  11. NFL Regression Party! Which Teams Will Disappoint Us This Year?

    Andrew Sharp

    One of my favorite traditions every year in football is regression season. It's those three or four weeks in August where everyone's quoting DVOA and adjusted win totals and point differential, all in the name of guessing which of last year...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  12. The Annual BET Awards 'Bless This Mess' Emotional Rolle...

    Rembert Browne

    A tradition unlike any other ... the BET Awards. [Note: An impressive knowledge of trigonometry is essential to continue.] There is no other event on television like the yearly convergence of Black and Entertainment a...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  13. The Uncensored 2014 U.S. Open Power Rankings

    Shane Ryan

    I just realized something: Unlike the other American majors, the U.S. Open lacks a sweet tagline. The Masters has "a tradition unlike any other," and the PGA Championship is "glory's last shot." Both pretty cool, right? But o...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  14. Pilot Season Scouting Report

    Andy Greenwald

    Next week, the four broadcast networks will descend on New York City for the upfronts, a yearly tradition in which ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox present their upcoming shows to an audience of skeptical ad buyers and an even more skeptical general public. Fr...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  15. The St. Louis Blues Collapse in the Playoffs, As Per Hockey Tradi...

    Sean McIndoe

    We're now up to four teams eliminated from the first round of the NHL playoffs. But with all due respect to the Lightning, Red Wings, and Stars, only one team sent to the sideline so far has been a legitimate Cup contender. That would be...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  16. Summer Movie Preview: Staff Picks, Pans, and Predictions

    Grantland Staff

    At approximately midnight on May 2, the 2014 summer movie season will, for all intents and purposes, commence - with a big-budget sequel, as is the tradition by now. After that, we've got four months of blockbusters, bombs, and hid...

    Blog | April 24, 2014