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  1. Taylor Gang: The Rise of Taylor Townsend and a Q&A With Her M...

    Katie Baker and Rembert Browne

    Katie Baker: When rising American tennis player Taylor Townsend arrived to her second-round match at the French Open earlier this May, she caught a glimpse of the scoreboard from an earlier contest involving Serena Williams on the same court. 6-2, 6-...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Features Another Awesom...

    Zach Dionne

    Any release date from Weezy F. Baby is to be treated with a medium-high degree of skepticism, but Tha Carter V is now set for October 28. Halloween-time seems right for Lil Wayne, right? Anyway: The record's the third Carter to feature a mini-Wa...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  3. The Managerial Meddling Index

    Ben Lindbergh

    In the Opening Day entry of The Long Season, the late Jim Brosnan's diary of his 1959 campaign, the then Cardinals pitcher expressed surprise that St. Louis manager Solly Hemus seemed as anxious as his players prior to first pitch. &ldq...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  4. Michael Cera, Tender Musician, Has an Internet Album to Sell You ...

    Zach Dionne

    Is there any way to prepare for true that, Michael Cera's surprise album living on Bandcamp? I don't really think there is. You just kind of have to click over and listen to it and figure out how to process what you're hearing. It&#039...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: A Look Back at Robin Williams...

    Alex Pappademas and Wesley Morris

    Alex Pappademas and Wesley Morris take a look back at the one-of-a-kind career of Robin Williams. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page. Click here for more of...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  6. Diagnosing Bryce Harper’s Decline

    Jonah Keri

    Bryce Harper has a knack for making headlines. Upon returning from the disabled list in late June, the Nationals outfielder questioned manager Matt Williams's decision to bat him sixth in the lineup. This past weekend, Harper pissed off...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. A Transformative Talent: Robin Williams on TV

    Andy Greenwald

    Before Robin Williams, there were no aliens on TV. Oh, there was the occasional spaceman or E.T.: The mighty foreheads of The Twilight Zone or Star Trek; Ray Walston's bone-dry Favorite Martian. But when Robin Williams burst out of an egg, first...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  8. 'Game of Thrones' Alum Jason Momoa Is Definitely Playin...

    Zach Dionne

    While it looked pretty certain back in June, Variety is now reporting that Jason Momoa, the erstwhile Khal Drogo, is absolutely for sure playing Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and, presumably, Justice League and more fine film...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  9. B.S. Report: Reflecting Upon Robin Williams With Chris Connelly

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up Chris Connelly to share enjoyable moments of Robin Williams's career and reflect upon his legacy as an entertainer. Listen to the podcast here. Click here for more of Grantland's tribute to Robin Williams....

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  10. The Legacy of Robin Williams: The Movies

    Wesley Morris

    Officially, Robin Williams was from suburban Detroit. But at the movies, he wasn't from anywhere, not for long. He was "at," he was "in." He was wherever he was in a given moment. He was often arrivin...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  11. Knight Takes King: Remembering Robin Williams, 1951-2014

    Alex Pappademas

    Sometime in 1986 or '87, my friend Erik Maulbetsch slipped me a cassette dub of Robin Williams's A Night at the Met -- on an unlabeled tape, to protect both of us in the event that it was discovered -- and I started learning to curse. I alr...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  12. 2014 College Football Preview: The ACC

    Holly Anderson

    With the 2014 college football campaign looming and the preseason in full swing, let's take one last whip around the FBS to top off our talking points, shall we? Previously: the SEC. Next up: the ACC, where even more than usual, it&rsqu...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  13. Could ‘The Last of Us’ Be the First Truly Great Video...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On almost every occasion that video games and movies have come together in the four decades since the first video-game version of a major motion picture, the result has been a crime against culture. Experienced gamers know that, with a few exceptions...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  14. Robert Quinn, Chris Long, Gregg Williams, and the Rams' Hope...

    Robert Mays

    Even great pass-rushers disappear for stretches. Double-digit sack totals are the mark of a respectable year, but even someone with those numbers might go half a season of games without one. The best edge players are the ones who are a constant probl...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  15. Lorde and ‘The Hunger Games’ Fuse for Ultimate Soundt...

    Zach Dionne

    Lorde is a natural fit for The Hunger Games's Now That's What I Call Cool Music-style soundtracks. She covered Tears for Fears's "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" for Catching Fire, and now she's set to contribu...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  16. “I look at my career. I’ve played in playoff games,&r...

    Grantland Staff

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    Blog | July 31, 2014