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  • There Is a Her-Inspired Clothing Collection; You Tell Me Who It’s For

    Overpriced fashion-type-person boutique Opening Ceremony has had some luck in the past with cross-promotional fashion, and it looks like they’re ready to throw in their weight with this year’s crop of Oscar hopefuls. Last spring, their Spring Breakers collection was a sold-out hit, even if largely buoyed by one iconic, must-have piece of headgear (and […]

  • The R&B Grammys and the Curious Case of Tamar and Fantasia

    If the title of this piece sounds like an Encyclopedia Brown book, that’s because we have a bona fide caper on our hands. This past Friday, the nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were released. As per usual, there were surprises, there were snubs, and many of the decisions make very little sense. But […]

  • Premier League Pass & Move: Human Sacrifice! Dogs and Cats, Living Together!

    What Is Even Happening? Chris Ryan: December is not April, as Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Newcastle boss Alan Pardew made sure to mention over the weekend. Big results against Arsenal and Manchester United saw the Everton and Newcastle managers answering questions about their respective clubs’ Champions League qualification chances. December is not April. But […]

  • B.S. Report: Cousin Sal and Joe House

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal guess the lines for Week 15, and then Joe House joins the podcast to talk Washington football and the Rudy Gay trade. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • The Taming of Paulie Malignaggi

    Boxing’s great gadfly sells out. Is that so bad?

  • Kobe Comes Back, and the NBA’s Crazy Uncle Is Home Again

    “It’s great for the league,” Toronto coach Dwane Casey told reporters before last night’s Raptors-Lakers game. “It sucks for us tonight.” “Yeah, I think the expectations are too high,” Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni said beforehand. “But he’ll probably meet ’em.” Because Mamba Mentality is immune to pressure. And injuries. And age. And all the other […]

  • Stop Hoping for a Friday Night Lights Movie; Peter Berg Says It’s Not Happening

    Clear eyes and full hearts don’t mean jack when it comes to the Friday Night Lights movie, the one that would pick up where the TV series left off, the one we’ve been hearing about since the show wrapped its five-year run in 2011. Peter Berg, who directed and cowrote the original 2004 film and went […]

  • Sherlock Series 3 Is Almost Here. Watch the Trailer. Almost Here.

    If you haven’t yet watched the six extant episodes of the BBC’s Sherlock, (1) why aren’t you living your best life?, and (2) don’t play the above video, as it constitutes an enormous spoiler about the end of Series 2 and everything that is good in the world will be ruined for you. You will […]

  • The Weekend in Hockey: Shawn Thornton Breaks The Code

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they’ll play into the coming days. Another Black Eye The weekend included plenty of important games and individual highlights. But those won’t be the focus today, because as seems to be the case a few times every season, the hockey world […]

  • My Navy SEAL of the Year: Max Martini in Captain Phillips

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thing — that we won’t soon forget. Max […]

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