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  • About Last Night: Bruins Can’t Keep Up

    In case you were busy pedaling as hard as you could to keep the BBWA website up and running, here’s what you missed in spots on Thursday: Top-ranked Arizona held off a spirited late charge from the UCLA Bruins to win 79-75 and move to 16-0 on the season. Wildcats head coach Sean Miller said […]

  • Next Season Will Be the Last for ‘Boardwalk Empire’

    Boardwalk Empire has been an endeavor in patience-testing for much of its four seasons — to the point where Alex Pappademas campaigned for the show to become Boardwalk Vampire. And then the end of Season 4 happened, and it was unexpectedly stupendous. “There’s a sense of loss and menace and desire here that for too […]

  • NFL Divisional Preview, Part 2

    Everything you need to know (and more) about 49ers-Panthers and Chargers-Broncos.

  • Afternoon Links: Sherlock’s Probably Sticking Around for Awhile

    When your seasons (OK, “SERIES”) are three episodes long, they tend to end before you’ve even sat down. So Cumberbitches and Sherlock aficionados will be pleased to know that the BBC show’s fourth and fifth seasons are already plotted out. “So we have got plans — but our plans don’t tend to be ‘Let’s blow […]

  • Welcome to Hardwood: A Season on the Brink With Middle School Basketball Players

    Hardwood: The Introduction I am the head coach of a seventh-grade basketball team and assistant coach of an eighth-grade basketball team. It isn’t a job I was anticipating doing at the beginning of the school year, but the former coach — one of the gym teachers — unexpectedly left and was not replaced. I’ve been […]

  • Grantland Audibles: Kenny Powers Is F—ing Out

    In the latest edition of Grantland Audibles, we revisit the set of HBO’s Eastbound & Down. A voice actor narrates Amos Barshad’s visit on the eve of the show’s final season and his conversation with Kenny Powers himself.

  • Dennis Rodman Acknowledges That Booze and International Basketball Diplomacy Probably Don’t Mix

    Dennis Rodman gifted YouTube with one for the ages on Tuesday, and now North Korea’s favorite former NBA star is feeling the noxious hangover of regret. “I want to apologize,” Rodman said in a publicist’s email to the Associated Press. “I take full responsibility for my actions. It had been a very stressful day. Some […]

  • Cheap Heat Podcast: Daniel Bryan and the WWE Network

    Cheap Heat discuss Daniel Bryan joining the Wyatt Family, the WWE Network, and the triumphant returns of Batista, Lesnar, Jake Roberts, and (maybe) The Undertaker. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • ‘The Spoils of Babylon': Crazy, Star-Studded, and Maybe Not As Funny As You Were Hoping

    There was nothing small about the miniseries of the ’70s and ’80s. They were opulent, overstuffed affairs that dared to tackle the supersize topics unlimited series wouldn’t touch, like world wars and priest flirtation. A strange combination of soaring melodrama and slumming actors, these gassy mega-productions were the appointment television of their day, a chance […]

  • Is J.R. Smith Still Funny?

    Even for the eternal state of extended adolescence that is life as a pro athlete, this is kinda remarkable.

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