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  1. The 30: For the Orioles, Cardinals, Jays, and Rangers, Timing Is ...

    Jonah Keri

    Consider the huge importance of timing in baseball. A major league hitter has less than 0.4 seconds to react to an Aroldis Chapman fastball, and as soon as he gears up for that heater, a looping curve falls out of the sky and into the strike zone....

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  2. Songs of the Week: Rae Sremmurd, Raury, Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, a...

    Amos Barshad

    Much like Michelangelo after the Sistine Chapel, Rae Sremmurd must now ask themselves: Where does one go after perfection? "No Flex Zone" was an immaculately breezy summer jam, and we've been crafting shrines to it in our closets all s...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: 'Outlander,' 'Twilight Z...

    Emily Yoshida and Molly Lambert

    Director Rian Johnson joins Molly and Emily to talk Outlander, Utopia, and The Twilight Zone, as well as fanfic, text-based adventure games, and, oh yeah, Star Wars. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network&nb...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  4. 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
  5. About Last Night: Cheery O's

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy taking a ride into the danger zone with Wes Welker, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: Orioles outfielder Adam Jones smashed two home runs as Baltimore opened up a four-game advantage in the AL East...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. NASA’s Latest Mars Simulation Is the Greatest Reality Show ...

    Tess Lynch

    Last week, the details of NASA's Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Mission, or HI-SEAS, were released: Three men and three women were chosen from a pool of 700 people willing to be cooped up together for four months in a sealed dome...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  7. Thunder forward Serge Ibaka's incredible journey from the Congo t...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    The Thunder forward's incredible journey from the Congo to the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  8. Damian Lillard Is in the Zone and He Can Hear Jimi

    Chris Ryan

    I went into the Cleveland-Portland game thinking nothing could be more entertaining than the pregame rumors that Dion Waiters wanted to be traded to the Sixers because, and I quote Bleacher Report quoting an unnamed source here, "he thinks he'd be th...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  9. They're Making a Gilligan's Island Movie Starring Josh Gad

    Zach Dionne

    Josh Gad got his big break with The Book of Mormon, then went on to cocreate and star in 1600 Penn, which could have charitably been called excrement. Now, feet planted firmly back in the What's This Guy Got? zone, Gad will help Warner Bros. take Gil...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  10. About Last Weekend: Charles vs. Everyone

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy accidentally watching the Green Zone Channel, which only shows the 2010 film Green Zone starring Matt Damon, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Jamaal Charles scored five touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs cli...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  11. Zone entry and the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Is one of the most familiar scenes in hockey — the puck crossing the blue line — also one of the most important?

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  12. Marcus Smart returns to Oklahoma State

    Brian Phillips

    Does Marcus Smart's decision to stay at Oklahoma State this season mean he's more of an adult than you realize?

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  13. A 100 Percent Spoiler-Free Guide to Why You Should Watch Black Mi...

    Emily Yoshida

    I have given myself the unenviable task of encouraging you to watch the U.K. series Black Mirror, which makes its long-awaited legal-platform debut on DirecTV's Audience network. (If you don't have DirecTV and are interested in watching it, I'm sure ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  14. Bill Barnwell on the read-option scheme

    Bill Barnwell

    We check in with the oft-maligned scheme to see where it has been and where it might be going a year after it took the league by storm.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  15. Chasing Maverick: Archer Does Top Gun

    Mark Lisanti

    Everything you need to know about the incredible attention to detail in this Archer makeover of Kenny Loggins's "Danger Zone (Love Theme to Top Gun*)" is contained in the fleeting moment at 1:11, when Sterling/Maverick short-arms Cyril/Goose's dog ta...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  16. Tuesday Night Lights: The Earth Rumble That Wasn't

    Shea Serrano

    For what seems like the last billion years, every team that has wanted to win a football championship in our school zone has had to stand across the line of scrimmage from the overpowering, overwhelming School F. and yank it from their hands. It is a...

    Blog | October 09, 2013