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  1. ‘The Right Reasons’ Podcast: ‘The Bachelor,&rsq...

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman

    Juliet Litman and David Jacoby break down the Bachelor hometown dates, Bruno's rage on Real World, and the Russell Wilson-Golden Tate beef. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and check ou...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  2. Oscar Second Opinion: 2014 Was a Bad Year for Actresses, Unless Y...

    Sean Fennessey

    Oscar Second Opinion is a chance for Grantland writers to look back on some of the 2014 films that were nominated for Academy Awards with a fresh and wiser perspective. Gone Girl fails the Bechdel Test. The arbiters at bechdeltest.com initially...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  3. Bragging Rights: ‘Armageddon’

    Katie Baker

    Bragging Rights is a new series with a single goal: to determine which member of a cast, a team, a band, or a presidential cabinet is killing it the most years later. Our writers will take turns giving their take on who has the bragging rights from t...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  4. Vernon Adams Goes Big Time: Meet the New Oregon Quarterback

    Michael Weinreb

    Back in late September, not long before Vernon Adams broke his foot and missed four games of the 2014 season, and long before the idea of transferring to Oregon had even congealed in anyone's mind, I drove to watch him throw a football. It...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  5. Not Quite a Dynasty: Are the Seahawks the Next Yankees, Celtics, ...

    Spike Friedman

    When Malcolm Butler jumped Ricardo Lockette's route and intercepted Russell Wilson's pass on Sunday, it seemed like something that'd never happened before. While this is true -- Wilson had never thrown a game-losing inte...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  6. Retro Running Diary: Super Bowl XLIX

    Bill Simmons

    Super Bowl XLIX was like the last episode of The Sopranos (and I'm not the only one who thought so). I will always remember watching it, I will always be dumbfounded by the ending and I needed 48 hours to figure out what I thought happened. What...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  7. Looking for a Super Bowl Party, From Nogales, Mexico, to Glendale...

    Bryan Curtis

    On Super Bowl Sunday, I woke up in Nogales, Mexico. It was pitch black and there were only a few newspaper vendors making their rounds when I dragged my roller suitcase to the border to cross back into the United States. A young border guard glanc...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  8. Super Bowl Wrap-up: What Was Pete Carroll Thinking?

    Bill Barnwell

    We'll never understand it. I can explain some of the logic behind Seattle's now infamous second-and-goal play call. I can show you why Russell Wilson threw the pass. I can point out why it might not have been quite as awful a decision as it...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  9. Welcome to the Super Bag

    Bill Simmons

    You know what really sucks? This is an especially good Super Bowl matchup. The big-picture stakes: Either the Seahawks will become the first back-to-back champs in 10 years or the Patriots will win their fourth Super Bowl and vault their coach and qu...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  10. The 22 Most Important Players in the Super Bowl

    Robert Mays

    Barring some Belichikian substitution mind games, there will be 22 guys on the field at any given time on Sunday. While who wins Super Bowl XLIX should come down to what offensive, defensive, and special teams units play the best, a number o...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  11. Finally, a Definitive Super Bowl Breakdown

    Bill Barnwell

    The Patriots and Seahawks aren't built for one another. These are two teams built around dominant secondaries that were designed to target other opponents. These are defenses built to stop the Broncos, Colts, and Packers, teams with terrify...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  12. ‘You Mad, Bro?’ Revisited: What We Can Learn From the...

    Bill Barnwell

    If the last game between the Patriots and Seahawks wasn't the moment when we all realized Seattle was a force to be reckoned with, it wasn't far off. Seattle's 24-23 win over New England in October 2012 didn't perfectly kick off a...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  13. House P.D.: ‘Backstrom’ Puts a Familiar Antihero at t...

    Andy Greenwald

    Familiarity and surprise are the apples and oranges of the television industry. Sometimes audiences crave one, and sometimes they hunger for the other. It's an important distinction to consider when tuning in and, especially, when...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  14. ‘The Andy Greenwald Podcast’: Rainn Wilson

    Andy Greenwald

    Rainn Wilson joins Andy Greenwald to discuss his new Fox series, Backstrom, as well as The Office and his beloved Seattle Seahawks. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  15. The Beast and Dragon, Adored: How Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wils...

    Robert Mays

    The tips of two yellow shoes, jutting out from the stall nearest the shower, gave him away. As the rest of the Packers milled around him in silence, Brandon Bostick, all 6-foot-3 of Brandon Bostick, sat inside his locker. His knees to&nb...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  16. NFL Conference Championship Wrap-up: See You in Arizona

    Bill Barnwell

    Seattle's comeback victory over Green Bay on Sunday afternoon in the NFC Championship Game is why we watch football. It's why we care about training camp cuts and mock drafts and advanced metrics, why we slog our way through preseason play-...

    Blog | January 19, 2015