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  • London Calling

    Moving an NFL franchise to England is a complex proposition.

  • Afternoon Links: Here's the Most Essential 45 Seconds of The Great Gatsby 3D, Old Sport

    Many of The Great Gatsby’s reviews called it out on its overuse of a certain phrase. Indiewire compared the “old sport” bombs to “when Jeremy Renner couldn’t stop saying ‘chems’ in The Bourne Legacy,” and that’s not a compliment. Exactly how many times were these two words spoken in the film? Fifty-nine, which means that […]

  • The Les Misérables Legal Drama, and Four More Surefire Musical Procedural Pitches

    Today Deadline brought us the news that Rob Thomas, creator of beloved cult TV shows Veronica Mars and Party Down, has sold Fox a script for an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, retold as a modern-day legal procedural. I’ll give you a few seconds to reread that sentence as many times as it takes […]

  • 7-Day NFL Warning: The Return of Robert Griffin

    What’s that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you’re in luck! We here at the Triangle are providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football’s return. I said I wouldn’t do this. As someone who knows all about the uncertainty that comes with rooting […]

  • Men in Blazers: Special Guest Rebecca Lowe

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett fall in love with Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan and speak with NBC’s Rebecca Lowe. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to Grantland Sports on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • Can Matt Stonie Bring About a New Golden Age in Competitive Eating?

    Matt Stonie was catatonic when he was declared the victor in the 2013 Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship held in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles in early August. He had the look of a young man who alone had to suffer the consequences of cramming more than 10 pounds of pan-fried Japanese […]

  • Girls in Hoodies Podcast: The Mileycast

    We hear you, dear listeners. And while it may seem a little excessive to devote not one, not two, but three podcasts to our embattled twerkaholic Miley Cyrus this week, we understand the importance of giving the people what you want. So we spent no less than 40 minutes this week dissecting the VMA performance […]

  • What You Need to Know About the NFL’s $765 Million Concussion Settlement

    It was announced on Thursday that the NFL had tentatively settled its consolidated concussion lawsuit with thousands of players turned plaintiffs for $765 million. That’s a number that sounds much bigger than it actually is; it’s a bargain that the league will see as a major coup, both in the short term and the long […]

  • The All-22 All-Stars: Michael Bennett, Seattle's Prodigal Son

    The All-22 All-Star Team is an attempt to provide some insight on the NFL’s 22 most underappreciated players. Some will be All-Pros who haven’t fully gotten their due; some will be names few casual fans have ever heard. All will, for one reason or another, have been overlooked. When Michael Bennett arrived as a newcomer […]

  • How on Earth Will the Avengers Ever Defeat New Nemesis James Spader?

    Meet your new supervillain.

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