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  • Dysfunction Junction: How Have the Cavs, Wizards, Knicks, and Nets Fared Since Their Players-Only Meetings?

    Over the last couple of weeks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, and Washington Wizards have all had players-only meetings. These kind of gatherings rarely happen when things are going well, so it should come as little surprise that the combined record of those teams is 14-31. So what’s going on with these […]

  • Video on Demand Report: Completist Alert! The World’s End Is Here!

    The Headliner The World’s End When it comes to the “Cornetto Trilogy” — the three films written by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg, directed by Wright, and starring Pegg, Nick Frost, and a repertory company made up of some of the leading stars of contemporary British comedy — reasonable people can disagree about whether Shaun […]

  • NHL Grab Bag: Everyone in Toronto Seems Extremely Chill About Clarkson’s First Goal

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: Roberto Luongo The Canucks goalie had his first matchup in years […]

  • Oh, Canada!

    Celebrating the no. 1 sports fan among our neighbors to the north — Toronto mayor Rob Ford.

  • The Jalen Rose Report With David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss the NBA, Glen Davis’s hotel tantrum, Kanye’s bad video, and much more. Listen to the podcast at the Podcenter. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports Network on iTunes. To subscribe to the Jalen Rose Report, click here.

  • Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League: Survivor Finally Gives Us a True Blood vs. Water Moment

    Wait wait wait … CLIFF ROBINSON IS GOING TO BE ON SURVIVOR? The Portland Trail Blazers’ headband-wearing, 3-point shooting, weed-smoking Cliff Robinson? This Cliff Robinson?

  • B.S. Report Special Investigation: The JFK Assassination (Part 2)

    In Part 2 of a two-part B.S. Report special investigation into the assassination of JFK, Bill and Chris Connelly are first joined by Bill James, who explains why he supports the “friendly fire” theory about the assassination, and then joined by JackO for some discussion about JFK, PEDs, and, of course, youth soccer. Listen to […]

  • The Thunder Half-Court Shot Phenomenon Is Real and It’s Freaking Us Out

    We told you all about this earlier in the week. Last night, during the Thunder-Clippers game, Brad Brucker hit a half-court shot to win $20,000. It was the second time in a week this had happened. Something is in the air. Jay Z was there, in Oklahoma City, with Beyoncé; the crowd went wild. Darren […]

  • About Last Night: Saints Too Much for Falcons

    In case you were busy really thinking about Michael Jordan’s trademark celebration; he was just sticking his tongue out, right? How did he make that cool? That’s kinda just gross, yes? Yeah, anyway, here’s what you missed in sports on Thursday: Despite being held to three second-half points, the New Orleans Saints did enough to […]

  • After Six Trips to Middle-earth, J.R.R. Tolkien Will Get His Own Movie

    The biopic, in the early developmental stages at Fox Searchlight, will detail the moments that led the author to create The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. At first it sounds like a lot of shots of a guy sitting in a study, scrawling and smoking a pipe, but there’s plenty of mid-century English drama to […]

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