Contributors

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Jonathan Abrams is a staff writer for Grantland. He is working on a book about the NBA’s prep-to-pro generation of players.

@ JPdabrams

Most recently: The Quiet Man

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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: ‘Elizabethtown’ Kicked Off Cameron Crowe’s 10-Year Cold Streak. Let’s Watch It With New Eyes.

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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: Everything That’s Awful and Wonderful About Boxing in a Single Knockout Video

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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: Twin Tagalongs: Is First-Place Minnesota for Real?

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Chris B. Brown is a contributing writer for Grantland, the author of The Essential Smart Football, and the editor of the website Smart Football.

@ smartfootball

Most recently: The Receiver Ripple Effect

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Rembert Browne is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ rembert

Most recently: In Memoriam, in Celebration: The 2014-15 Atlanta Hawks

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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: Anatomy of an Upset

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

@ jga41agher

Most recently: 10 Reasons Why Russell Westbrook Is Still Winning During the Playoffs

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Corban Goble is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn.

@ corbangoble

Most recently: No Fun and Done: Is the Age of the Super-Freshman Coming to an End?

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Kirk Goldsberry is a professor and Grantland staff writer.

@ kirkgoldsberry

Most recently: Are the NBA Playoffs Boring?

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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: Artisanal Macho: The Clash of Action Stylings in ‘Avengers’ and ‘Mad Max’

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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

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Steven Hyden is a staff writer at Grantland. He is currently writing a book on pop-music rivalries.

@ Steven_Hyden

Most recently: The Pride of U2

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Cousin Sal Iacono is a writer/performer for Jimmy Kimmel Live and a notorious degenerate sports gambler.

@ TheCousinSal

Most recently: Cousin Sal’s Pacquiao-Mayweather Prop Bets

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

@ djacoby

Most recently: Lowbrow Highlights: Analyzing the Greatest ‘This Season On’ Promo Ever on ‘The Bachelorette’

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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: Back to This Future

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

@ ChristinaKahrl

Most recently: Grantland Q&A: Fallon Fox

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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: The 2015 MLB Quarter-Season Awards

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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: Human Resources: Work Friendship and the Hidden Legacy of ‘Mad Men’

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

@ jedgarlopez

Most recently: Weekend Box Office Winners & Losers: ‘Tomorrowland’ Disappoints, Takes Down Memorial Day

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The Masked Man is David Shoemaker, author of the new book The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Pro Wrestling.

@ AKATheMaskedMan

Most recently: The Past and the Future for WWE Pay-Per-Views

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Robert Mays is a staff writer at Grantland.

@ robertmays

Most recently: Snowcaps, Perhaps: The Filmography of J.J. Watt

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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: Win or Lose, Are We Witnessing the End of the Blackhawks?

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Wesley Morris is a staff writer for Grantland. He won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for criticism for his work at the Boston Globe.

@ Wesley_Morris

Most recently: Cannes Diary, the Last Weekend: The Closing Ceremony and Michael Fassbender As Macbeth

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

@ netw3rk

Most recently: Ask the Maester: Aemon’s Life, Tommen’s Power, and Littlefinger’s Gift

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Ryan O’Hanlon is a general editor at Grantland.

@ rwohan

Most recently: Steven Gerrard: A Story in Five Goals

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

@ KidWeil

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

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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 Esquire.com’s Politics blog, and is a frequent guest on NPR.

Most recently: Veterans Affairs: The Uneasy Marriage of Military Money and the NFL

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Eric Raskin is the editor-in-chief of ALL IN magazine and is a former managing editor of The Ring magazine. He cohosts the twice-monthly boxing podcast Ring Theory. His first book, The Moneymaker Effect: The Inside Story of the Tournament That Forever Changed Poker, was released this spring.

@ EricRaskin

Most recently: Mayweather-Pacquiao: The Butterfly Effect

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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 JalenRose.com and JRLADetroit.com.

@ jalenrose

Most recently: Grantland Channel: Jalen Rose Sits Down With Boxing Greats Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach, and Bob Arum

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Chris Ryan is an editor at Grantland.

@ chrisryan77

Most recently: Harrison Barnes Takes Flight

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Shea Serrano is a staff writer for Grantland. He’s the author of Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book and The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated and Deconstructed, which will be in bookstores this fall.

@ SheaSerrano

Most recently: A Big Player With Only a Bit of Talent: Coming to Terms With Matthew Dellavedova

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Andrew Sharp is a staff editor at Grantland.

@ andrewsharp

Most recently: An Argument for Doubting (and Loving) the Warriors

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Bill Simmons is the editor-in-chief of Grantland and the author of the New York Times no. 1 best seller The Book of Basketball. For every Simmons column and podcast, click here.

@ BillSimmons

Most recently: Complete Column Archives: Grantland Edition

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Louisa Thomas is a Grantland staff writer and editor.

@ louisahthomas

Most recently: Permanent Ink

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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