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  1. Men in Blazers: With Special Guest Andrew Luck!

    Grantland Network

    The Men mourn André Villas-Boas and marvel at Luis Suarez's redemption story. QB Andrew Luck guests, and the search for the pod's "Biped of the Year" begins. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and ch...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  2. The End of the Andre Villas-Boas Experiment at Tottenham

    Mike L. Goodman

    And just like that, Tottenham Hotspur's Andre Villas-Boas experiment is over. Less than a year and a half after being hired, and only 16 games after being gifted with seven new first-team players to integrate into his squad, Villas-Boas was shown the...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Premier League Pass & Move: City and Liverpool Muscle Up

    Grantland Staff

    Looking back on the weekend's Premier League action. A Tale of Two Managers Mike L. Goodman: If you ever wondered what getting outcoached looks like, look no further than the beating Andre Villas-Boas took during his final game as Tottenham H...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. Premier League Pass & Move: We Don't Know What We Don't Know

    Grantland Staff

    A look at the weekend's Premier League action. Brad Guzan: American Messi Ryan O'Hanlon: Brad Guzan has more assists than any American in the English Premier League. Brad Guzan has more assists than Gareth Bale. Brad Guzan is the American Messi. ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Inches From Immortality

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding out what really happened when your cousin broke your grandmother's collection of valuable plates, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha became the third pitcher to lose a no-hit...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  6. The Outsiders: Understanding Tottenham Hotspur's Daring Rebuildin...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Soccer is a world of haves and have-nots. The richest teams in the world, by and large, are also the most successful. For the Real Madrids, Manchester Citys, and Chelseas, the summer transfer window has become a time for almost ritualistic restocking...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  7. Sheer Counterattack: Christian Benteke and Aston Villa's Surprisi...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Aston Villa have certainly started the season with a bang. Going to Arsenal and winning, and coming within a few controversial no-calls from drawing at Chelsea to start the season is certainly a great way to make fans sit up and take notice. Villa ha...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Absolutely Ichiro

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy looking at pictures of Russell Wilson doing yoga for a long, long while, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki amassed his 4,000th career professional hit in traditional Ic...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  9. About Last Weekend: Revenge of the A-Rod

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy taking in that new Woodsy Allen movie because it doesn't have that nervous fellow who is always in them, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Alex Rodriguez responded to being hit by a pitch by Red Sox starter Rya...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Collins's Courage

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy eating all of the pretzels just because they were there, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Free-agent NBA center Jason Collins became the first active member of a major American professional sports league to come ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Chris Paul's Flair for the Dramatic

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy because no one at the game of Celebrity you were playing could get Lark Voorhies, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Chris Paul scored his team's last eight points, including an acrobatic runner with 0.1 seconds r...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  12. The Saddest Thing That Happened on The Real Housewives of Beverly...

    Emily Yoshida

    The glass doors of Villa Rosa slowly come into focus as Adrienne hobbles up to them. She barely has the strength to make it over the lily-strewn moat, but she feels the heat of the cameras at her back and knows she must press forward. This is her las...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Battered Knicks Still Too Much for Cavs

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy singing John Philip Sousa tunes with your loved ones, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The New York Knicks overcame a 22-point deficit and a knee injury to Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 102-97....

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  14. The Saddest Thing That Happened on The Real Housewives of Beverly...

    Emily Yoshida

    "I am very excited about Lisa's tea party. I haven't been to very many tea parties." Marisa Zanuck steps out of the limo onto the winding path leading to Villa Rosa, her ivory pumps crunching down on the alabaster gravel. This would be her sixth t...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  15. That Was a Goal: The Premier League Weekend in Five Goals

    Chris Ryan

    The story of the Premier League this weekend, told in five goals. Get some. Moussa Sissoko The January transfer window was sad and weird. Between Harry Redknapp and Tony Fernandes gambling the financial sustainability of Queens Park Rangers...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Serena Falls to Serena 2.0

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out brainstorming baby names with Shakira and Gerard Pique last night, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. American teenager Sloane Stephens upset Serena Williams at the Australian Open in an exhilarating, injury-plague...

    Blog | January 23, 2013