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.

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Most recently: After the Rupture


Bill Barnwell is a staff writer for Grantland.

@ billbarnwell

Most recently: How the Stars (and Stripes) Saved Seattle


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: A Killer Trump, Miley’s Dead Petz, and Hillary Two-Times: Your ‘SNL’ Season Premiere Check-in


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: 2015 American League Wild-Card Preview: Astros vs. Yankees


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


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

@ netw3rk

Most recently: Learn All About the New, Improved, Vegan-Friendly, Not at All Super-Evil Lex Luthor in Your Favorite Business Magazine


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


Chris Connelly is the Editor-in-Chief of Grantland.

@ ChrisConnelly

Most recently: The Lost Chief: Remembering Joe Delaney


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

@ jga41agher

Most recently: The Second-Annual NBA Video Music Awards


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: The Devil and Jesse Hughes: The Donald Trump-Supporting, Drug-Hoovering Frontman for Eagles of Death Metal Will Not Apologize for Anything


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: A Dayton With Destiny


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: 2015 National League Wild-Card Preview: Cubs vs. Pirates


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


Juliet Litman is the special projects editor at Grantland.

@ julietlitman

Most recently: ‘The Good Wife’ Resets and Refocuses for Season 7


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

@ jedgarlopez

Most recently: Weekend Box Office Winners & Losers: We’re Saving Matt Damon


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

@ AKATheMaskedMan

Most recently: Reality Takes Over ‘Night of Champions,’ for Better and for Worse


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: Seven Story Lines to Overreact to As the NHL Season Starts


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: Sportstorialist: The Hair Up There


Ryan O’Hanlon is a general editor at Grantland.

@ rwohan

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: Beatdown: The Cubs Keelhaul the Bucs in Pittsburgh

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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. 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: When Did Will Smith Stop Being Cool?

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Louisa Thomas is a Grantland staff writer and editor.

@ louisahthomas

Most recently: Outlaw Magic: Loving the Pirates, Come Hell or High Water


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