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  1. Dreaming of Jollywood

    Amos Barshad

    In the first week of July, I went to Israel to write about a TV show. On June 12, one month before I landed, three teenagers - 16-year-olds Naftali Fraenkel and Gilad Shaer, and 19-year-old Eyal Yifrah - were abd...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Can TNA Get Over?

    Thomas Golianopoulos

    The second-largest professional wrestling promotion in the United States runs out of a 400,000-square-foot glowing red-brick building in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood, not far from the Country Music Hall of Fame. With rented space in the b...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. An Unpatriotic Salute to the 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Danny Chau

    With 5:51 remaining in the first quarter of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup final, Serbia held an eight-point lead over Team USA. Serbian magician Milos Teodosic, a sudden hot commodity who wouldn't mind heading Stateside for the right p...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  4. Red, White, Blue, and Boogie: Your Gold-Medal Game Recap

    Andrew Sharp

    Remember when Team USA was supposed to struggle? Remember the shooting we didn't have, and the motion offenses we couldn't handle? Remember Goran Dragic and everybody else saying Spain was the best team in the tournament? Kenneth Faried re...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  5. NBA After Dark Podcast: Team USA, Coach Kobe, and Summer Winners ...

    Juliet Litman, Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    Juliet Litman, Andrew Sharp, and Chris Ryan talk about NBA offseason winners and losers. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  6. Team USA Is Here to Save the Day

    Andrew Sharp

    It's only Wednesday, but it's already been a pretty miserable week in sports. But you know one thing that helps keep me going in times of distress? Team USA. So you know what you're getting today? TEAM USA ON JET SKIS. Just look at...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  7. Meet the Future of the USMNT

    Noah Davis

    The September following a World Cup is about as far as you can get from the most important tournament in the sporting world. This gives national team coaches maximal flexibility to experiment. United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann took full...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  8. The Week in Gossip: Seriously Random Brangelina Wedding Details, ...

    Juliet Litman

    After the sudden announcement, details about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's wedding have trickled out. It was a small affair, with 20 guests, at Chateau Miraval in France. The photographs were sold exclusively to People in the United States...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  9. About Last Night: You've Been Kershaw'd

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy digging out your old copy of "Twas the Night Before Football," here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Clayton Kershaw's gem pushed the Dodgers past the Nationals, 4-1,&...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  10. Keep Team USA Young Forever

    Andrew Sharp

    So here's a quick idea for the future of USA Basketball that has probably been floated before, but bears repeating now that we're in the middle of the FIBA Basketball World Cup: What if every player can only play in one Olympic cycle? This...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  11. And Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, a Message From the 'Saturday ...

    John Lopez

    Impressionists have second-class-citizen status in comedy. Even Steve Coogan once dismissively compared his and Rob Brydon's spectacular Michael Caine-off in The Trip to watching a juggler: impressive but meaningless. Yet, maybe p...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  12. How the United States Can Win the World Cup

    Noah Davis

    "We cannot win this World Cup, because we are not at that level yet." -Jurgen Klinsmann, December 2013 While the United States men's national team coach could have been more tactful in his choice of words, the sentiment h...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  13. We Went There: Team USA Pulls Together Against Brazil

    Jason Gallagher

    Narratives are often exaggerated, or even fabricated, to create interesting story lines, but the dark clouds hovering over Team USA were very real. If you did a Google News search on Team USA heading into their game against Brazil on Saturday in Chic...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  14. Songs of the Week: O Canada, You Have Pretty Good Bands

    Steven Hyden

    Sometimes quintessentially American music is best performed by Canadians. Just as Neil Young and the Band in many ways define Americana in spite of hailing from north of the United States, Alvvays has made one of 2014's best SoCal pop r...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  15. About Last Night: Rory Roars

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy beginning a 15-day period of awkwardly pretending like you haven't been traded, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Thursday: Despite a double-bogey on the 10th, red-hot Rory McIlroy fired a five-un...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  16. The Problem With Summer Soccer Friendlies in the USA

    Noah Davis

    Of the 49,653 fans who watched Manchester City play Liverpool in Yankee Stadium last Wednesday night, about 40,000 of them were wearing red. "I can't believe this many people would come out," a man with a thick cockney accent said beh...

    Blog | August 04, 2014