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Archived Since:June 9, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Silent No More

4 days agoSports : Grantland

With two films about an Indonesian genocide, the Oscar-nominated ‘The Act of Killing’ and this month’s ‘The Look of Silence,’ director Joshua Oppenheimer — aided by an anonymous codirector — shines light on an unspeakable tragedy.

The Making of Les Grossman: An Oral History

4 days agoSports : Grantland

The year was 2008. Tom Cruise was a national punch line. Then came ‘Tropic Thunder’ and the cameo role of a lifetime.

30 for 30 Shorts: Brave in the Attempt

6 days agoSports : Grantland

Our latest film, directed by Fritz Mitchell, tells the story of how one woman harnessed the privilege of a wealthy political dynasty to provide opportunities for those who had none.

Potsdam’s Nightmare: What Happened to Garrett Phillips?

6 days agoSports : Grantland

In 2011, 12-year-old Garrett Phillips was killed in his upstate New York home. Years passed with no arrest, and now Nick Hillary, a former college soccer coach and an ex-boyfriend of Phillips’s mother, awaits trial on a murder charge. But Hillary and a vocal group of supporters say that he has been wrongfully accused.

Which Tom Cruise Is the Best Tom Cruise?

last weekSports : Grantland

Maverick? Jerry Maguire? Ethan Hunt? That Delirious, Couch-Jumper on ‘Oprah’? Vote in our bracket to determine the best Cruise that ever Cruised.

Before Beane

last weekSports : Grantland

The origin story of AVM Systems, the little-known company that jump-started sabermetrics and made Moneyball possible.

Play Ball! And Do It Faster!

last weekSports : Grantland

The 2015 season has been a petri dish for testing out baseball’s pace of play initiatives, particularly in the minors. But is the clock making things better? Worse? Different at all? It’s complicated. This isn’t just about minutes; it’s about motion, the purists who stand opposed to change, and the reformers who hunger to keep the game young.

The Lingerie Football Trap

last weekSports : Grantland

For top female football players, there’s no game in town besides the no-pay Legends Football League and its revealing dress code.

Scooper Hero

last weekSports : Grantland

Umberto Gonzalez, a.k.a. El Mayimbe, has the dirt on Marvel, DC, and ‘Star Wars’ movies before anyone else. But he’s no dork — he’s a smooth-talking, palm-greasing man about town. Meet Hollywood’s Alpha Geek.

Exclusive: Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro G. Iñárritu on ‘The Revenant’

last weekSports : Grantland

“I tried to capture,” DiCaprio says, “a different type of American that I haven’t seen on film very often.”

Follow the Leaders

2 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Big Daddy Kane and Rakim were the alpha and omega of rap’s golden era. Nearly 30 years since their prime, Kane has settled into the nostalgia circuit, while Rakim continues to move in the shadows, plotting a comeback. This is the story of how hip-hop grows old.

More Horror Than Horror

2 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Rock star-writer-director Rob Zombie isn’t only a maestro of terror — soon, he’ll begin work on a biopic of Groucho Marx that could redefine his career. But first, he has a murderous-clowns saga to finish.

Teardown Artist

2 weeks agoSports : Grantland

How general manager A.J. Preller destroyed the San Diego Padres in a matter of months.

Grantland Fauxsclusive: Mark Cuban’s Inbox

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Imagining the Mavericks owner's email after a hectic week of free agency.

30 for 30 Shorts: Spyball

3 weeks agoSports : Grantland

Our latest film, directed by Christina Burchard and Daniel Newman, tells the story of a man who played our national pastime by day and served his country by night.

The Magic Behind Mike

last monthSports : Grantland

Reid Carolin was going to make thoughtful documentaries about veterans and war-torn nations — then he met a former stripper named Channing Tatum and helped him put his life onscreen. Now they’re one of Hollywood’s smartest young duo...

Girls in Trucks

last monthSports : Grantland

In 2015, female country artists are stymied by the radio industrial complex at a stunning rate. Why is the genre so bro-centric? And can it ever change?

‘She’d Be Hella Proud’

last monthSports : Grantland

Terran Petteway’s mother died of cancer in April. The NBA prospect will honor her on draft night whether a team selects him or not.

Dumber Than Your Average Bear

last monthSports : Grantland

Seth MacFarlane reaches new lows with ‘Ted 2.’

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