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  • NFL Heroes: All the Humans (and Machines) That Make Football Great

    There are all kinds of people who make it more complicated to love the NFL in the 21st century, but today we focus on the guys who make it simple.

  • Architect of the Backbeat: Remembering Idris Muhammad, Funk Drumming Legend

    Most likely, you’ve heard his work without even realizing it in songs by Drake, Beastie Boys, Fatboy Slim, Eminem, Nas, LL Cool J, the Notorious B.I.G., Kool G Rap, 2Pac, and many others.

  • 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘Kid Danny’

    Our latest film, from documentarian Andrew Cohn, tells the story of how an adult-driven hoax changed Little League World Series star Danny Almonte’s life forever.

  • A Brief History of Drake Tampering

    This is the first time Drake has been caught in violation of NBA rules. It is not, unfortunately, the first time Drake has used his talents for illicit gain.

  • Grantland Dictionary: Pro Wrestling Edition

    Babyface, kayfabe, schmozzes, and all the rasslin’ jargon in between.

  • The Guru to the Road Graders

    How former Saints center LeCharles Bentley created a new career and a new business by turning some of the NFL’s biggest bruisers into elite offensive linemen.

  • About Last Night: A Royal Beating

    In case you were busy preparing for an awkward Christmas with all your exes down in Miami, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday.

  • Some Fans Have Already Guessed the Ending to George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’

    “At least one or two readers had put together the extremely subtle and obscure clues that I’d planted in the books and came to the right solution,” Martin told the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum Jason Momoa Is Definitely Playing Aquaman in ‘Batman v Superman’

    Also in the Afternoon Links: All manner of Robin Williams tributes, from Norm MacDonald and Questlove’s remembrances to Mork discussing loneliness to the perfect memorial tweet.

  • A Transformative Talent: Robin Williams on TV

    Before Robin Williams, there were no aliens on TV. Oh, there was the occasional spaceman or E.T.: The mighty foreheads of The Twilight Zone or Star Trek; Ray Walston’s bone-dry Favorite Martian. But when Robin Williams burst out of an egg, first on Happy Days and, later, as the star of Mork & Mindy, he brought with him an energy never before witnessed on Earth. He was gleeful, manic, outrageous; his very molecules appeared to be unstable. He had a manner that demanded attention and yet simultaneously apologized for the intrusion. For him, acting out wasn’t a choice. It was his prime directive.

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