Posts by Chris Jones
What Do You Mean, ‘We?’
The most overused term in sports.
The Return of the Jets
For one night, Winnipeg was the happiest town on earth.
Boston, the Red Sox, and Anonymous Sources
Grantland’s favorite Canadians, Jonah Keri and Chris Jones, return to The Triangle to discuss the Boston Red Sox. More specifically, Keri and Jones discuss the Boston Globe’s bombshell story on the club. Over e-mail, they debated anonymous sources, journalism, and Boston baseball. Take it away, Canadians Jonah Keri Mr. Jones, So it seems we […]
Stu Grimson and the rash of hockey-enforcer suicides.
The Odd Death of Arturo Gatti
Debating murder versus suicide and the emotional life of a modern boxer.
The End and Barry Zito
(Another) DL stint has sparked whispers the Giants might release their $126 million lefty. How the hell did we get here?
In Which Two Canadians Fight About a Sport That is Not Hockey
“I am a man of deep feeling, and when I see people do beautiful things, I feel it in my chest. Barry Zito’s curveball was one of those beautiful things.”
The Art of the Body Shot
Amir Khan and the most beautiful knockout in fighting.
Whatever magic has sustained Bartolo Colon seems to have evaporated.
A Man of God
The sports documentary of the year and strange death of racing legend Ayrton Senna.