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  • B.S. Report: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal talk a little NBA before guessing the Week 11 NFL lines. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • Go to College, Learn About Springsteen

    Given the time, resources, and encouragement, any music lover could teach a half-decent college class on any Springsteen-size artist. Drunk Uncle could improvise semester-long masterpieces on most of the acts featured in Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” But a course that explores “the theological underpinnings of Springsteen’s lyrics, and the songwriter’s reinterpretation […]

  • A Fate Worse Than Death: Nuggets vs. Jazz

    Connoisseurs of basketball misery, pour out a sip of your MD 20/20: For the first time in history, Grantland’s Fate Worse than Death column will not open a new NBA season with a Washington Wizards game. This year, Randy Wittman and the Verizon Center posse decided not to be the last team in the NBA […]

  • News Alert: It Is Possible Kate Upton Will Be the Female Lead in the Entourage Movie

    The Entourage movie — a go, if you hadn’t heard, a delicious, delicious go — produces news at such a breakneck pace that we’ve added four analysts to the beat, lest some tray-passed morsel fall to the floor before we can greedily devour it. When you’re on 'Rage duty, eternal vigilance is required; there is […]

  • Grantland Science: The Ultimate Awful Quarterback

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  • Attention, Robin Thicke: Lily Allen Has a New Song and Video

    With today’s official release of Lady Gaga’s tepidly received Artpop and the generally disappointing feeling of having opened all our presents and not gotten what we really wanted, Lily Allen has come to the rescue with her comeback single, “Hard Out Here,” the accompanying twerk-happy video, and a very important message for Robin Thicke. Whether […]

  • The Designated Player: The MLS Playoffs So Far …

    So after a frantic week, the playoffs are nearly done. From 10 hopeful teams we’re suddenly down to four, and among the teams out of the running, there are a whole heap of autopsies already under way — especially in New York, L.A., and Seattle. After a frenetic burst of games seemingly every other night, […]

  • Freak Show & Tell: Just a Classic Girl-Meets-Train Love Story

    Every week, television documentaries present us with so many unusual people, so many strange and/or disturbing problems, you might find it hard to keep up with all of them. That’s where I come in! Here’s an unflinching look back at TV’s Week in Freak Shows. What!? Logo Documentaries: “Animism: People Who Love Objects” (Logo) Who […]

  • 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Big 12

    Kansas looks to win its 10th straight conference championship with Andrew Wiggins.

  • The Internet Is Magic: Exploring the Wonderful World of My Little Pony Fandom in Bronies

    There was a time not all that long ago when subcultures were birthed offline. To find other people who shared your interest you had to travel long distances, hunt down zines, and shout at people on the street wearing T-shirts related to the thing you like in the hopes they would recognize you as a […]

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