Jonathan Abrams is a staff writer for Grantland. His book, Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution, is due out in March.

@ JPdabrams

Most recently: Ball in the Family


Holly Anderson is a staff writer at Grantland.

@ HollyAnderson

Most recently: Blades of Glory


Katie Baker is a staff writer at Grantland.

@ katiebakes

Most recently: The Sun Is Rising in Buffalo


Bill Barnwell is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ billbarnwell

Most recently: NFL Week 8 Picks: The Weight of the Interim Label


Amos Barshad has written for New York Magazine, Spin, GQ, XXL, and the Arkansas Times. He is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ AmosBarshad

Most recently: We Went There: Blur Finally Makes It to Madison Square Garden


Rafe Bartholomew is an editor at Grantland and author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin’ in Flip-Flops and the Philippines’ Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball.

@ rafeboogs

Most recently: ‘The Ropes’ Podcast: Steve Farhood on Floyd Mayweather’s Legacy, and a Mayweather-Berto Preview


Michael Baumann is a Grantland contributor and author of the book Philadelphia Phenoms: The Most Amazing Athletes to Play in the City of Brotherly Love.

@ mj_baumann

Most recently: Citi Field Psyops: How the Mets Can Beat Yordano Ventura


Matt Borcas is a contributing writer for Grantland.

@ mattborcas

Most recently: Miami’s Man: Building the Ultimate Coach for The U


Chris B. Brown is a contributing writer for Grantland and the editor of the website Smart Football. His latest book is The Art of Smart Football.

@ smartfootball

Most recently: Football 101: Why Power Running Works


Rembert Browne is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ rembert

Most recently: Rembert Explains Sisqo’s ‘Unleash the Dragon’


Jason Concepcion is a staff writer for Grantland and coauthor of We’ll Always Have Linsanity.

@ netw3rk

Most recently: Can ‘Halo’ Make the Leap Into the E-sports Future?


Jordan Ritter Conn is a staff writer for Grantland. He wrote The Defender: Manute Bol’s Journey from Sudan to the NBA and Back Again, a multimedia e-book published by The Atavist.

@ jordanconn

Most recently: Schoolboy


Jason Gallagher is the founder of and the cowriter of The Lockout: A Musical.

@ jga41agher

Most recently: The Second-Annual NBA Video Music Awards

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Kirk Goldsberry is a professor and Grantland staff writer.

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Most recently: Russell, the Creator


Mark Harris is the author of Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood and Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.

@ MarkHarrisNYC

Most recently: The New York Film Festival Grapples With the Death of an Icon


David Hill lives in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared in McSweeney’s and the New York Times. He writes sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater.

@ davehill77

Most recently: The Weight of Guilt


Steven Hyden is a staff writer for Grantland. His first book, Your Favorite Band is Killing Me, will be released in May.

@ Steven_Hyden

Most recently: In Praise of Beach Slang, 2015’s Best, Most Sincere Rock Band


David Jacoby is an ESPN producer who somehow became a writer and editor for Grantland.

@ djacoby

Most recently: Lowbrow Highlights: Bromance Blossoms on ‘The Bachelorette’


Rany Jazayerli runs the Rany on the Royals website. He is one of the founders of Baseball Prospectus, and works as a dermatologist in suburban Chicago.

@ jazayerli

Most recently: The 15 Biggest Plays in Baseball History


Christina Kahrl covers baseball for She is also on the board of directors of GLAAD.

@ ChristinaKahrl

Most recently: The Meaning of Caitlyn Jenner


Jonah Keri is a staff writer for Grantland. His book The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team From Worst to First is a New York Times best seller. The paperback edition of his new book, Up, Up, and Away, on the history of the Montreal Expos, is now available.

@ jonahkeri

Most recently: World Series Wrap: Cueto’s Game 2 Gem


Chuck Klosterman is a contributing editor at Grantland and the author of eight books. The latest is I Wear the Black Hat.

@ CKlosterman

Most recently: Moses Malone: 1955–2015

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Molly Lambert is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ mollylambert

Most recently: Who Was Missing From Taylor Swift’s Miami Squad?


John Lopez is a Grantland contributor and a writer/filmmaker living in Los Angeles.

@ jedgarlopez

Most recently: Weekend Box Office Winners & Losers: Bill Murray, Vin Diesel, Steve Jobs, and Jem All Go Down in Spectacular Flames


David Shoemaker , also known as “The Masked Man,” is the author of the The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Pro Wrestling.

@ AKATheMaskedMan

Most recently: (W)WE Need a Hero: John Cena Is Gone. Who’s Up Next?


Sean McIndoe ’s work can be found at Down Goes Brown. When he’s not writing, he makes hockey jokes on Twitter at @downgoesbrown.

@ DownGoesBrown

Most recently: NHL Grab Bag: Let’s Get Spooky


Mike L. Goodman is a staff writer for Grantland.

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Most recently: No Messi, No Problem: Neymar Becomes a Superstar


Ryan O’Hanlon is a general editor at Grantland.

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Most recently: Three More Flagrant But True Premier League Statements


Graham Parker writes the Designated Player column for Grantland. He is the chief soccer writer for the Guardian US and an editor at Howler.

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Most recently: Re-Born in the U.S.A.: Manchester City’s Newest Club Tries to Find Its Voice in New York


Charles P. Pierce is a staff writer for Grantland and the author of Idiot America. He writes regularly for Esquire, is the lead writer for’s Politics blog, and is a frequent guest on NPR.

Most recently: The Legacy of the NFL Sin-Eaters

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Jalen Rose is an ESPN/ABC analyst and executive producer of Fab Five, the highest-rated documentary in ESPN history. Keep up with him at and

@ jalenrose

Most recently: ‘Story Time With Jalen Rose’: Jalen Rose Shouldn’t Be Alive


Shea Serrano is a staff writer for Grantland. His latest book, The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated and Deconstructed, is a New York Times best seller and is available everywhere.

@ SheaSerrano

Most recently: The Vin Diesel Character Matrix

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Louisa Thomas is a Grantland staff writer and editor.

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Most recently: An Ode to the Marathoner


Mark Titus is the founder and author of the blog Club Trillion. His book, Don’t Put Me In, Coach, chronicles his career as a walk-on benchwarmer for the Ohio State basketball team and is on sale now.

@ clubtrillion

Most recently: Duke’s Defense: The Real Difference in the NCAA Title Game