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Into Orbit

4 days agoSports : Grantland

The Astros weren’t supposed to be this good this soon. Thanks to maturing talent, shrewd investments, and a fierce commitment to a controversial rebuilding process, however, they’re leading the AL West before the top-prospect cavalry even arrives.

The Pride of U2

5 days agoSports : Grantland

A free album no one asked for. A massive tour millions will see. A legendary career. An army of haters. To be U2 is to be in contradiction with the culture, while trying to be the culture. Thirty-five years into its existence, what does the band mean now?

Permanent Ink

6 days agoSports : Grantland

Sydney Leroux has followed a map to the stars — from Canada to the U.S., and now, on the eve of the Women’s World Cup, back again. Will the tatted and tenacious striker leave her mark on the big tournament?

30 for 30 Shorts: The Anti-Mascot

last weekSports : Grantland

Our latest film, directed by Colin Hanks, tells the story of how a bad team and an even worse idea were an ugly combination in San Francisco.

My Letterman Years

2 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Mafia hit men out for revenge. Drew Barrymore stripteases. Beer-guzzling camels. Madonna high on ‘endo.’ It was all in a day’s work in his first job out of college. These are Daniel Kellison’s memories of working for David Letterman in the 1990s.

The Other Trout

2 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Jeff Trout, Mike’s father, never made it to the majors. But he was a baseball star in his own right until injuries derailed his career, and if we better understand his excellence, we can better appreciate his status as the evolutionary link to a legend.

Gay Talese’s Address Book

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

A new short film chronicles the celebrated writer’s 50-year habit of never throwing away a phone number or the story that went with it.

Jamie xx Is All Ears

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

The producer and DJ behind the xx has struck out on his own in search of the perfect beat.

Blur Lines

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

From fruit-picking to pub-crawling to stadium-rocking, the members of Blur have been connected — in some form or another — for four decades. Now, they’re officially reformed, in more ways than one, and as great as they’ve ever been.

Duchovny Goes Electric

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

The erstwhile star of ‘The X-Files’ is releasing an album. Of music. And it’s pretty good. He has also published his first novel, is headlining a new Charles Manson miniseries for NBC, and will soon be Agent Mulder once more. This is the dawning of the age of David Duchovny.

Josh Smith, From Deep

4 weeks agoSports : Grantland

The Rockets’ talented big man has been heckled and harangued for shooting too much and from all the wrong places. But after leaving his hometown Hawks and a messy divorce in Detroit, Smith may have finally found a home, and postseason success, in Houston.

The Receiver Ripple Effect

last monthSports : Grantland

Last year’s draft class redefined expectations for rookie NFL receivers. The 2015 wideouts have the hype to match — but will they also have the production? Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s top six wide receiver prospects.

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