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  • About Last Night: Kings Strike First

    In case you were busy remembering Don Zimmer as so much more than just the man who got thrown to the ground by Pedro Martinez in 2003, and also as the man who got thrown to the ground by Pedro Martinez in 2003, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday.

  • The Kids of the World Cup

    The young players you will see in Brazil will most likely be the stars of tomorrow.

  • Will Smith, NFL Concussion Doctor

    Also in the Afternoon Links: Limp Bizkit are trying to sell you a cassette, Dean Norris is going to play Benjamin Franklin, and ’22 Jump Street’ has a hip-hop theme song.

  • The Jalen Rose Report With David Jacoby: NBA Finals Preview

    Jalen and Jacoby give the people what they want: an extended, “live” NBA Finals preview.

  • Who Will Be the Shield’s Marty Jannetty?

    After the shock of Monday’s ‘Raw,’ we remember what happened to Shawn Michaels’s onetime tag-team partner and forecast what’s next for the members of the Shield.

  • Half Baked: A Not-Entirely-Civil Debate Between Our Favorite Kings and Rangers Fans

    Greetings, newfound mortal enemy. So it comes to this. JFK to LAX, Manhattan vs Manhattan Beach, the One True King against the Kings. Way back in September New York and LA played a preseason game in Las Vegas, and now Vegas has TK-TK odds on the Kings to beat the Rangers for their second Stanley Cup in three years. Let the bickering over Shake Shack versus In-N-Out begin!

  • Lightning Round: The ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Cast, Revealed!

    Earlier today, a very important development rocked the Grantland office to its core: the announcement of the Bachelor in Paradise cast. The names: AshLee Frazier, Sarah Herron, Danielle McBride, Clare Crawley, Lacy Faddoul, Elise Mosca, Michelle Kujawa, Ben Scott, Robert Graham, Graham Bunn, and Three Dudes Currently Chasing Andi To Be Named Later. An email chain was started. We […]

  • Cranky Don Henley Takes Ill-Advised Pro-Buble/Anti–Frank Ocean Stance

    But how does he feel about waffle tacos?

  • Did the Pittsburgh Pirates Penny-Pinch Their Way Back Into Irrelevance?

    While it’s still relatively early, the Pirates seem to be regressing, not progressing, following a breakthrough 2013 campaign. Should they blame bad luck? Cheap team management? Or the realities of life as a small-revenue franchise?

  • Got Rich, Still Died: The Curious, Ongoing Exile of 50 Cent

    50 Cent, who helped write a book on the laws of power, is having none of it. This week, he releases his fifth record, ‘Animal Ambition,’ on his own imprint, G-Unit Records. The last time he released an album, 2009’s ‘Before I Self Destruct,’ he sold fewer than 200,000 records in one week, humiliatingly close to his then-rival and favorite target, Rick Ross. The numbers matter badly for 50 Cent; numbers define his career, mark the contours of his achievements.

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