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  • James Franklin Drops Anchor at Penn State

    James Franklin looks like a home-run, slam-dunk, hole-in-one, why-aren’t-there-more-football-based-metaphors-for-this-situation hire to replace Bill O’Brien

  • NFL Run & Shootaround: Gods of Carnage

    The 49ers are a death machine, Marshawn Lynch is the Beastmaster, Andrew Luck is human, and more revelations from a crazy NFL playoffs weekend.

  • Box Office Top Five: Wahlberg Wins It With ‘Lone Survivor’

    1. Lone Survivor, $38.5 million (first weekend in wide release) Either the movie stat experts are total assassins at what they do or new movies really are breaking old records all the time. Lone Survivor’s new claim to nerdy number-crunching fame is that the film starring Mark Wahlberg is the second-highest January opening of all […]

  • About Last Weekend: A-Rod Won’t Go Away

    In case you were busy finally finding out what this whole food truck craze is all about, here’s what you missed in sports last weekend:

  • NFL Divisional Wrap-up

    The final four of football is set, so let’s take a look at how we got there.

  • Best of Grantland Pop Culture Podcast: Online Dating, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ William H. Macy, and Frank Sweeney

    Chris and Andy talk movies, Hoodies discuss online dating, Wesley and Alex review The Wolf of Wall Street, plus interviews with William H. Macy and Frank Sweeney. Listen to the podcast here: Podcenter. Subscribe to Grantland Pop Culture on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • Afternoon Links: Aaron Sorkin and Courtney Love Are Reportedly Seeing One Another Romantically

    The New York Post has it on good, secretive, exclusive, unnamed source–y authority that Aaron Sorkin and Courtney Love “have been seeing each other for a few months while she’s been staying in Los Angeles at the Chateau Marmont.” Oh, dear. What’s going on there, do you wonder, in, like, the attraction department? “He is […]

  • The Andy Greenwald Podcast: William H. Macy

    Over the course of his long and impressive career, William H. Macy has gone from being one of Hollywood’s most reliable “that guy” character actors to the guy. This Sunday marks the fourth-season premiere of Shameless, Showtime’s scabrous family comedy in which Macy stars as Frank Gallagher, a committed deadbeat who chooses the bottle over […]

  • Grantland NFL Podcast: Divisional Matchups

    Mays and Barnwell, having pored over hours of film, have all the thoughts about the NFL divisional-round matchups on this week’s podcast. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and the Grantland NFL Podcast here.

  • Songs of the Week: The Return of Sharon Jones and More 2014 Album Sneak Peeks

    Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “Stranger to My Happiness” The new album by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want (due January 14), is yet another rock-solid homage to gritty ’60s soul. But given Jones’s recent battle with cancer — she had surgery to remove a tumor from her bile duct […]

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