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Blog Post Archive

‘God, I Miss That Boy’

5 months agoSports : Grantland

A Bay Area community mourns the tragic killing of high school basketball player Rodney Frazier Jr.

The Third Revelation of Father John Misty

5 months agoSports : Grantland

Josh Tillman has lived many lives. The singer-songwriter has been a defiant child of God, a broke dishwasher, a successful drummer, a Dionysian shaman, a failed poet, a drug-hoovering spiritualist, and a gleeful prankster. Now, he’s a man with one of the year’s best, most bracing albums. And all it took was the love of a good woman.

Baseball’s Worst Contracts

5 months agoSports : Grantland

It’s time for our annual look at Major League Baseball’s heaviest financial anchors. Prepare yourselves, Rangers, Tigers, and Angels fans.

The Fatalist

5 months agoSports : Grantland

Irina Pavlova — Russian émigré, Google alumna, world-class operator, and one of the highest-ranking women in professional sports — is the handmaiden of power for the Brooklyn Nets. But can she really effect change in one of the league’s most tumultuous (and expensive) franchises?

Raising the Brow

5 months agoSports : Grantland

In March, Anthony Davis will be 22 years old. He’s already one of the most complete basketball players in the world, and he’s only getting better.

The Great Defender

5 months agoSports : Grantland

How ingenious defensive tactics, unrivaled precision, and a father’s example made New England’s Bill Belichick the NFL’s best coach.

Beware the Visor

5 months agoSports : Grantland

No one hits harder — or leaves a bigger impression — than the Seahawks’ thunderous strong safety, Kam Chancellor. Just ask a few of the men left in his wake.

How ‘Selma’ Got Smeared

5 months agoSports : Grantland

On historical drama and its malcontents.

David Simon Does Not Care What You Think Is Cool About His TV Shows

5 months agoSports : Grantland

On the set of ‘Show Me a Hero,’ Simon’s new Oscar Isaac–starring HBO miniseries, the creator of ‘The Wire’ is as impassioned, cantankerous, and uncompromising as ever.

2015 NBA Trade Value, Part 1

5 months agoSports : Grantland

In a league deeper than it has been in decades, Bill Simmons dives in to rank the NBA’s top 60 most valuable assets.

A ‘Scumbag’ Story

5 months agoSports : Grantland

Kyle Kinane is the cult hero of stand-up comedy.

30 for 30 Shorts: The Sweat Solution

5 months agoSports : Grantland

Our latest film, from David Beilinson and Neil Amdur, tells the origin story of Gatorade, a magical elixir developed to rehydrate University of Florida athletes struggling in the school’s swampy environs.

Stop Calling Mike Conley Jr. Underrated

5 months agoSports : Grantland

The Memphis Grizzlies point guard is ready to shake off the label he’s carried for much of his NBA career.

The Tennis Legacy of Vic Braden

5 months agoSports : Grantland

An appreciation of the coach who taught low volleys and forehand backswings to everyone from weekend hackers to former U.S. Open champion Tracy Austin.

Glover’s Lane

5 months agoSports : Grantland

A conversation with Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, about the Grammys, rap, his new TV show, race, social media, and the two sides of fame.

The Broad Strokes

5 months agoSports : Grantland

Hanging with the highly amusing, deeply stoned, not-so-secretly smart, and super-powerful women of ‘Broad City.’

Action Figure

6 months agoSports : Grantland

He was a blue Na’vi in ‘Avatar’ and Ken in ‘Street Fighter.’ He’s worked alongside Jackie Chan, Ant-Man, and the Power Rangers. If you own a PlayStation, you may have killed him at some point. But he doesn’t mind — that’s his job. Meet Reuben Langdon, motion-capture stuntman and resident of the future.

The Men Who Protect the Man

6 months agoSports : Grantland

How the five players on the Packers’ offensive line became the most impenetrable unit in the NFL, and how that could lead them — and their quarterback Aaron Rodgers — back to the promised land.

30 for 30 Shorts: Student/Athlete

6 months agoSports : Grantland

Our latest film, from actor Ken Jeong, tells the story of how a 5-foot-5 premed student played a crucial role in Notre Dame’s undefeated football season.

Creating the New Joe Cool

6 months agoSports : Grantland

How Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy have blended new-school tactics with Montana-era West Coast offense principles to bring the Packers to the brink.

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