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  1. Grantland NFL Podcast: Reviewing Week 15

    Grantland Network

    Mays and Barnwell break from tradition and take a lap around the league in reviewing each of the 16 games from Week 15. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  2. #HotSportsTakes: Football Isn't Perfect, But the Patriots Are

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about the New England Patriots and the coach who won't let them fail. FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS — You've seen the headlines splashed across the ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  3. Wolverine, Enrique, and Lesbian Val Kilmer: The Pete Holmes Show&...

    Amos Barshad

    In the grand tradition of Beanie Sigel, Freekey Zekey, Murphy Lee, and A$AP Ferg comes … Pete Holmes? The 34-year-old nice-guy comedian, who has developed a loyal following both through years of stand-up and his You Made It Weird podcast, is no...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  4. Week 3 NFL Viewing Guide: Are the Dolphins for Real?

    Robert Mays

    Sneaky Good Game of the Week Falcons at Dolphins, 4:05 p.m. ET One of the NFL's greatest traditions is the annual stream of quotes during the first organized team activities of the spring. Being back around teammates and back throwing and catchi...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  5. Phil Wins the British Open Redemption Game

    Shane Ryan

    For reasons that are hard to pin down, the golfing establishment — that stoic, humorless group of talking heads, beat writers, retired pros, and country club big shots — seems obsessed with projecting an image of nobility and tradition. M...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  6. Time for Some Cricket: Five Reasons to Watch the Ashes

    James Tyler

    As this summer drags its heels through NFL image issues, a soccer transfer window with a few eye-opening moves, NBA free agency, and 162 games of baseball, you could do a lot worse than the Ashes series until the Premier League head-butts you at the ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  7. Is This the Year the Pirates Avoid the Second-Half Collapse?

    Michael Baumann

    It's become something of an annual tradition — the Pittsburgh Pirates enter July in or near first place, buoyed by the inspiring play of Andrew McCutchen, some surprising pitching performances, and the likes of Pedro Alvarez not being quite as ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. Theo Fleury's rise and fall

    Kent Russell

    The rise and fall of Theo Fleury.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  9. The Upfronts: Fox Brings Back 24, J.J. Abrams, and the Proud Trad...

    Andy Greenwald

    The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the agents are drinking. It's upfronts season in New York! This is the week the broadcast networks throw fancy parties to announce the new shows they'll be canceling in a few months and celebrate the re...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  10. 10 Veteran Players Looking for Their First Stanley Cup

    Sean McIndoe

    Over the course of its history, the NHL has developed a long list of playoff traditions that hockey fans now hold dear: the playoff beard, the post-series handshake, the color-coordinated fans, and most important of all, booing Gary Bettman. Recen...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  11. The Baseball Blackout in North Carolina Continues

    Shane Ryan

    On Friday, April 12, the Yankees beat the Orioles, 5-2. New York and Baltimore play each other 19 times this year, and that was the first matchup of the season. In what has become a frustrating annual tradition, it was also my first experience in 201...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  12. Can the U.K. Grand National survive a recent spike in horse fatal...

    Sam Knight

    Can England's grand old steeplechase survive a recent spike in horse fatalities?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  13. G.I. Joe Retaliates All Over the Weekend Box Office

    Amos Barshad

    In the grand tradition of pumped-up, misplaced American exceptionalism, G.I. Joe: Retaliation steamrolled over its inherent terribleness (our own Wesley Morris called it "self-congratulation that's too brain-dead to know that it's farce") to go big a...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  14. Vikings Overpay Greg Jennings, Continue Storied Tradition of Scoo...

    Steven Hyden

    On Friday, Greg Jennings accepted an offer from the Minnesota Vikings that could pay him as much as $47.5 million over the next five years, with $18 million in guaranteed money. As a Packers fan, I feel 20 percent sad and 80 percent indifferent about...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  15. Canadiens hockey and the Montreal-Boston rivalry

    Charles P. Pierce

    The tradition of Habs hockey, and the storied Montreal-Boston rivalry.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  16. Andy Greenwald on FX's new espionage show 'The Americans'

    Andy Greenwald

    FX's The Americans: The best new show since Homeland.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013