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  • CourtVision: What’s the Matter With Ricky Rubio?

    Here’s a hot NBA meme: Ricky Rubio is on pace to have one of the worst shooting seasons in NBA history. That’s right, the guy Shaq once referred to as “the Italian Pete Maravich” is not only Spanish, but he’s not exactly a pistolero on the hardwood either. Rubio’s rough start has been tough to […]

  • My End of Villainy: Sharlto Copley in Oldboy and Elysium

    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. I […]

  • The Weekend in Hockey: Can the Bruins Make It Back to the Final? (Again!)

    Each Monday, we’ll wrap up three of the biggest stories from the weekend and how they’ll play into the coming week. Beasts of the East … Usually Common sense tells us that it shouldn’t be possible to have a frustrating hot streak, but the Bruins may be trying to prove us wrong. They haven’t lost […]

  • Duck Dynasty Disaster Dissipates As A&E Welcomes Phil Robertson Back

    The “indefinite” part of “indefinite suspension” isn’t always a bad thing, Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson just learned. Less than two weeks after the publication of a GQ profile laden with homophobic remarks alongside racially reprehensible comments stacked atop more homophobia, Robertson has been reinstated by A&E’s marquee program. “We at A&E Networks expressed our disappointment with […]

  • The 10 Most Underappreciated TV Performances of 2013

    The holiday lights are off, but the ball has yet to drop. It’s the perfect time to use 2013’s remaining shine on some of its least-heralded performers. What follows isn’t a list of the year’s best TV shows (already done!) or the best actors on those shows. These are simply 10 of the performances that […]

  • Who Won 2013?

    Our comprehensive, no-stone-left-unturned, mildly deranged accounting of all the people, players, and preposterous memes from the year that was.

  • NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: The Lucky Chargers, the Scary Packers, and the Legacy of Chris Conte

    Winners Packers: Aaron Rodgers wasn’t particularly Aaron Rodgers–like, Eddie Lacy looked hobbled, the Packers’ defense continued its horrendous stretch, and Green Bay still went into Chicago and won. After the game, Rodgers said it was great to be back, and at Soldier Field, no less. He enjoys going on the road in one of the […]

  • Now That Treme’s Over, It’s Time to Give It Another Chance

    It’s OK to come late to Treme — most of the show’s characters don’t consider punctuality much of a virtue, anyway. You can roll up whenever you like. Just bring an open mind, especially if you’re someone who dismissed it after watching a few episodes of the first season. Now that the show’s 36-episode run has […]

  • A Few of Our Favorite Things From Eagles-Cowboys

    What’s better than dysfunctional NFC East football? NFC East football with a playoff spot on the line. High-stakes dysfunction! Kyle Orton in prime time! Nothing beats it. So to celebrate the title game in Texas last night, Chris Ryan (an Eagles fan forever worshiping in the church of Chip Kelly) and I (a Cowboys fan […]

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