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     1  ~ 2014 sep 29met with failure at bestThe 'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale: A Show About Failure It's filled with bittersweet melancholy at its best and its worst, and when it was at the top of its game (as it was for most of its first four seasons), ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 22fantasy reality show draft grantlandGrantland's Reality TV Fantasy League: The Complete Rules and Single- show reality fantasy drafts have been attempted before, but in this league, we selected our rosters from the casts of six different shows .
     1  +2 2014 sep 21lulu metallica fuuny artInjustice For All: The Lou Reed / Metallica Album « - GrantlandThe universe is predisposed to hate this new Lou Reed / Metallica album, ... A confident, unvarnished attempt at taking arcane high art ( Lulu is ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 21cameron diaz feet archiveAt Least One Real, Authentic Moment of Humanity With Cameron Diazinstead of helping her move it because spectacle of Cameron Diaz shoving a chair ... Diaz curls her bare feet underneath her on the couch.
     1  +1 2014 sep 18lil calliopeThe Frustrating Unlikeability of Treme « - GrantlandPossibly realizing that he rhymes about as well as Steve Earle acts, Davis recruits a cred-enhancing young rapper, Lil Calliope (played by ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 18is the sec chant racistSEC ! - Grantland“You can imagine how grating it is when you hear the SEC chant all the ... terrible period, the South's football pride manifested itself as racism .
     1  ~ 2014 sep 14submit to grantlandContributors - GrantlandTara Ariano is a Grantland contributor and the West Coast editor of Previously.TV . ... Rafe Bartholomew is an editor at Grantland and author of Pacific Rims: ... ‎The Masked Man - ‎David Jacoby - ‎Sean McIndoe - ‎Zach Lowe
     1  ~ 2014 sep 12rafe bartholomewContributors Rafe Bartholomew « - GrantlandRafe Bartholomew is an editor at Grantland and author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball.
     1  ~ 2014 sep 09menpower'Mad Men' Power Rankings, Episode 707: 'Waterloo' « - Grantland[Previously on Mad Men Power Rankings: Don listens to Sinatra … Bob Benson pitches a business arrangement … Peggy stares in the ...
     1  +57 2014 sep 09how to went to usaWe Went There: Team USA Pulls Together Against Brazil « - GrantlandNarratives are often exaggerated, or even fabricated, to create interesting story lines, but the dark clouds hovering over Team USA were very ...
     1  +2 2014 sep 08lulu metallica funny art
     1  ~ 2014 sep 06klosterman blogContributors Chuck Klosterman « - GrantlandPodcasts · Video · Quarterly · ESPN.com. screen-shot-2014-01-02-at-4-31-. Chuck Klosterman is a contributing editor at Grantland and the author of eight books. ‎Bad Boys and Good Times - ‎Kiss - ‎My Eroding Generation Gap
     1  ~ 2014 sep 02bill simmons mailbagThe NBA Self- Mailbag « - GrantlandThe NBA Self- Mailbag . After combing through his fake inbox of fake NBA emails, Bill Simmons has one move that could shake up the whole ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 3130 shorts about cigarettes30 for 30 Shorts : 'Collision Course' « - GrantlandWelcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. ... construction, but soon his focus turned to building and racing cigarette boats.
     1  ~ 2014 aug 10the shot doctorThe Shot Doctor « - GrantlandThe Shot Doctor . Behind the scenes in San Antonio, there's Chip Engelland — the man who has been quietly improving the Spurs' offense.
     1  ~ 2014 jul 29tommy lasorda pantsTommy Lasorda and the Big Dodger in the Sky - GrantlandTommy Lasorda was managing Spokane, the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate. ... Every piece of it: loose-fitting Dodgers pants , a Dodgers jersey ...
     2  ~ 2014 oct 05the bs reportPodcasts BS Report « - GrantlandFilter by: All | BS Report | Grantland Sports | Grantland Popular Culture ... up on a special Labor Day B.S. Report , in which they discuss the NFL's Week 1 lines.
     2  +99 2014 oct 01the rise and fallThe Rise and Fall of the 2012 NFL Draft « - GrantlandWhat happened to the top of the 2012 NFL draft? While the 2011 NFL draft is rapidly going down as arguably the best defensive draft in NFL ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 24cameron diaz feet
     2  +3 2014 sep 22drake's songs favoriteA Conversation With Drake at NYU Gets Very Real, Very Fast «On Sunday night in NYU's Skirball Center, Aubrey Drake Graham ... Drake's favorite songs on his new album, Nothing Was the Same, are “Too ...
     2  +2 2014 sep 22dean faulkner wellsOn Whiskey and Grease: A Yoknapatawpha Wake « - GrantlandOur friend, Dean Faulkner Wells , died last week. We got the call: a stroke, then life support, then gone. Come quick, we were told. Something is ...
     2  +68 2014 sep 19mack brownHappy Trails to Mr. Football « - GrantlandThe cruelest and most accurate thing ever said about Mack Brown came from Steve Spurrier. Spurrier was then the coach at Duke. Brown was ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 15sebastian pruitiContributors Sebastian Pruiti « - GrantlandPosts by Sebastian Pruiti . Arron Afflalo. August 24, 2012. Bombs Away ... But From Where? It's the New-Look Orlando Magic. One of the most interesting ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 12rounders 2Rounders 2 Might Actually Happen, Thanks to Rob Lowe and To finally get to the point here: Rounders 2 looks like a go, and you're goddamn right that's something you should be excited for. That it might ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 08jasonx traffic tradeThe Trade Rumor Era « - Grantland... Windhorst — knew what he knew: that Jason Kidd was engineering his exit from Brooklyn. ... That's because the trade rumor — shorthand here for any offseason ... in January 2007, when he got massive traffic for reporting a trade . ... “That's better than 'so and so is interested in Player X ,'” said Sheridan.
     2  ~ 2014 sep 07fabios nutrition powderJust Another Saturday Afternoon Watching Fabio Sell Protein “meet and greet” to promote his new brand of protein powder ? ... submitted myself to his apparently never-ending nutritional science lecture for ...
     2  +99 2014 sep 05alex wangmeneOut of Africa « - GrantlandHow could this be happening?, Alexis Wangmene and Patrick Bouli thought to themselves. Less than a week earlier, Wangmene and Bouli ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 05reality tv fantasy leagueGrantland Reality TV Fantasy League : Raging Rapids, Terrible It's been an eventful week in reality TV : Zach from The Challenge might have died, Johnny Reilly from The Challenge might be the the luckiest ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 05oriolles gm next year10 Minutes With Orioles GM Dan Duquette « - Grantland“I think we can be as good or better next year ,” Duquette said. ... This time, the Orioles GM elaborated on his reasons for optimism in 2013, after ...
     2  +91 2014 sep 03will ferrell snlThe Battle for the Best ' SNL ' Cast Member, Day 6 Results - GrantlandWill Ferrell was the tournament favorite long before it began. ... But no SNL superstar ever passed the rock as eagerly and often as he did: ...
     2  +2 2014 sep 03kobe knee surgery cureWhy Did Kobe Go to Germany? « - GrantlandIn particular, Kobe's arthritic right knee seems to have healed itself, ... He even recommended the treatment to Alex Rodriguez, which led the ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 31pearl jam is horribleOverrated, Underrated, or Properly Rated: Pearl Jam « - GrantlandHalf of Vitalogy is brilliant, and the other half is terrible ; that this was by design ... 3 The early '00s were clearly a bad time for Pearl Jam — Mike ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 29what is grantlandGrantlandGrantland Reality TV Fantasy League: Meet Elan the Talking Racoon, ... Bill Simmons is the editor-in-chief of Grantland and the author of the New York Times no ... ‎Podcasts - ‎Hollywood Prospectus - ‎Bill Simmons - ‎The Triangle
     2  ~ 2014 aug 21nba chess setLeBron James Controls the Chessboard « - GrantlandThe world's best player breaks down the NBA's most highly evolved ..... you need to learn how to play chess , because that will be your game .
     2  +1 2014 aug 21the sports guyTags The Sports Guy « - GrantlandAll Blog posts Tagged: ' The Sports Guy '. Columns; Podcasts; Video ... Filed under Features · Sports With Alternatives to Steroids. February 14, 2013. Rants ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 15bill simmons podcastBill Simmons calls up Chris Connelly to share enjoyable moments of Robin ... Grantland's Bill Barnwell joins the B.S. Report to discuss NFL division odds, ...
     2  +78 2014 aug 06nba rookie watchLet's Watch Some NBA Rookie Dunk Vines « - GrantlandOn Sunday, NBA youngsters took to New York City for the 2014 rookie photo shoot to pose for basketball card photos, sign swag, and generally ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 29van damme bamboo treeCrotchsport: The 15 Greatest Splits of Jean-Claude Van Damme «In a clearing, the woman rests up against a tree .
     2  +1 2014 jul 22brian pihilkps emailContributors Brian Phillips « - GrantlandPodcasts · Video · Quarterly · ESPN.com. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA. Brian Phillips is a staff writer for Grantland. @ runofplay. Columns; Podcasts; Video ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 20john thomas foinaExtraordinary Machines « - GrantlandPaul Thomas Anderson and Fiona Apple, the way they were ... .It was only after frequent musical co-pilot Jon Brion — at the time heartbroken ...
     2  -1 2014 jul 20solid verbal on grantlandGrantland Network Podcast: The Solid Verbal «In their first pod of 2012, the Solid Verbal guys talk to Chris Brown, the brain behind Grantland's “Draw It Up” posts as well as ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 17sade cherish staplesNever As Good as the Third Time: Sade at the Staples Center «Never As Good as the Third Time: Sade at the Staples Center ... saving the very highest for the encore (“ Cherish The Day”) where she was lifted ...
     3  ~ 2014 oct 03new inside outPixar's New ' Inside Out ' Teaser Is Really a Reminder of Why Pixar So, in case you've forgotten what Pixar is during this long, magic-less year, check out this teaser for Inside Out , “the emotions movie,” due June ...
     3  ~ 2014 oct 02the brown bunny' The Brown Bunny ' 10 Years Later: Reevaluating the Target of Roger A few days later, I decided to revisit The Brown Bunny , Vincent Gallo's hugely divisive, deeply weird, and conspicuously bugs-splattered road ...
     3  -2 2014 oct 02top reggaeton songsThe Top 10 Songs in … REGGAETON ! « - GrantlandDaytime reggaeton from Arcangel, who sounds slightly like smooth soft-voiced R&B artist Lloyd. From the sensitive vibes and Auto-Tuned ...
     3  -1 2014 sep 30nickelback played on christian radioA Night With the World's Most Hated Bands « - Grantland... Most Hated Bands. We take in a concert doubleheader with Creed and Nickelback ... And the fact that Creed seemed Christian made them uncool. But they always ... They don't even play it on the radio anymore. At this point ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 29new york 2012What If the 2012 Olympics Had Been in New York ? « - GrantlandIgnore the imminent reality that is the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. ... In 2005, New York and London were two of five cities, along with ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 27eddie curry miamiTyson and Eddy « - Grantland“I know I can still get out there and dominate,” Curry said at Miami's ... “It was Eddy's decision and his family let him make the decision, so I ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 24week end desk' Weekend Update' Desk Shake-Up: Cecily Strong Out, Michael Che But when the move's a big one — like, well, the dropping of Cecily Strong from the “ Weekend Update” desk in favor of relative unknown Michael ...
     3  -2 2014 sep 23reality tv bio sheetsGrantland Reality TV Fantasy League: It's 'Bachelorette' Bro Bio Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League: It's 'Bachelorette' Bro Bio ..... Occupation translation: “I'm the reason putting your time sheets in at work is ...
     3  +98 2014 sep 23the trenchiesThe Trenchies : San Francisco's O-Line, Geno Atkins, and the Best There's a thought among football people (I'm not sure who those “people” are, but my understanding is that they exist) that teams are built from ...
     3  -1 2014 sep 11men power'Mad Men ' Power Rankings, Episode 703: 'Field Trip' « - GrantlandPreviously on Mad Men Power Rankings: Don and Sally share some French fries … Roger and Jim Cutler ride the elevator … Joan and Dawn ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 11contact john chaneyQ&A: Former Temple Coach John Chaney « - GrantlandJohn Chaney Philadelphia native John Chaney led the Temple Owls to 17 NCAA tournaments in 18 years. During his Hall of Fame career, the ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 10aprils cooking show'Hannibal' Cooking Show Have to Be an April Fools' - GrantlandWhy Does a 'Hannibal' Cooking Show Have to Be an April Fools' Gag? Can Someone Just Make It Real? Afternoon Links. April 1, 2014.
     3  ~ 2014 sep 10brown bunny'The Brown Bunny ' 10 Years Later: Reevaluating the Target of Roger
     3  ~ 2014 sep 09meg whiteJack White's Meg White Problem « - GrantlandNo, in the Third Man analogy, Jack White is really Holly Martins. And the Harry Lime in his life is Meg White , his estranged former partner.
     3  ~ 2014 sep 09freeman or orton week 1Fantasy Fantasy Football: A Look at the Experts' Week 1 Picks «2 points: Mike Harmon's Week 1 Heroes included Kolb, Stafford, Orton , Freeman , Ryan, Manning, Sanchez, Bradford, and Cutler. Four of eight ...
     3  +1 2014 sep 06espn nba draft 2011Welcome to Draft Diary XV « - GrantlandHere's all you need to know about the 2011 NBA draft : it was held in ... 7:31 – ESPN opens its telecast with Adele's “Rolling In The Deep” as the ...
     3  +33 2014 sep 05espn trade machineMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Trade Machine Fantasy « - GrantlandThe Trade Machine is basically the NBA fan's version of the monkey's paw, minus , you know, the power to actually make trades real. ... Let us enter the darkest timelines of the Trade Machine . .... 2014 ESPN Internet Ventures.
     3  ~ 2014 sep 04marvin gaye national anthemThe All-Star Anthem « - GrantlandRosen listened to Marvin Gaye's take on “The Star-Spangled Banner ” from the scorer's table at center court. He loved what he heard, but still ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 02paul pierce stabbingThe Truth About Paul Pierce « - GrantlandThe best example of this was Paul's game-winner against the Knicks ... The weird subplot to it all is that Pierce was stabbed by guys who were ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 018 mile rap battlesLosing Yourself All Over Again « - GrantlandAn oral history of the ' 8 Mile ' rap battles . by Amos Barshad on April 16, 2014. Few cities have as rich a cultural and sporting history as Detroit. From the '80s ...
     3  -2 2014 aug 30celebrity beer commercialsUnpacking the Terribleness of this Dead- Celebrity -Filled Dutch Beer This Bavaria Radler commercial makes it clear once and for all.” Marilyn Monroe, Tupac, Elvis, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, and Bruce Lee are ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 26coastal carolina coachThe Billion-Dollar Coach « - GrantlandFormer Fortune 500 CEO Joe Moglia has never led a major football program — so why is Coastal Carolina finally giving him a chance?
     3  +2 2014 aug 24ukrainian music videoThe Top 10 Songs … IN UKRAINE ! « - GrantlandShe is the fifth-richest singer in the country and one of the most powerful women in Ukrainian music . This video , in which she shows up at a ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 22lulu metallica reviewThe universe is predisposed to hate this new Lou Reed / Metallica album, Lulu , and I totally understand why. It's not really designed for people ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 22monsters of the midwayThe New Monsters of the Midway « - GrantlandThe New Monsters of the Midway . For nearly a century, the Bears have been known for anything but their offense. Then along came coach ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 22tiny zeus listerSay Hello to the Bad Guy « - GrantlandEven when he isn't making a movie, Tiny Lister usually plays the bad guy. ... Lister says he received death threats when he wrestled as Zeus , ...
     3  +2 2014 aug 20gus malzahn playbookThe Making of a Modern-Day Guru « - GrantlandGus Malzahn , then Shiloh Christian's head coach and currently the ... to Malzahn's offense, however, and much of Auburn's current playbook  ...
     3  +2 2014 aug 17arturo gatti micky wardThe World Will Never Stop Paying Tribute to Arturo Gatti and Micky But a hug is precisely what I picture when the subject of the third and final fight between Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward comes up. Over a period of ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 16next red devilThe Rise of the Red Devils « - GrantlandThe “ Red Devils ,” as they are known, are expected to be one of the most ... Belgium dominated the Netherlands, their next -door neighbors and ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 16rick flair money troublesThe Wrestler in Real Life « - GrantlandRic Flair's long, steady decline ... The story of Ric Flair was once about a college dropout who rose .... Bad Money : The Early Signs of Trouble .
     3  +1 2014 aug 15cheap trade diariesThe Trade Deadline Diary « - GrantlandUmm … what did you just use to trade for Hawes and Deng? Extra second-round picks! They absolutely matter, as sources of cheap labor and ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 07john ketchell flat outDirector's Cut: 'Down Great Purple Valleys,' by John Lardner «“ John really was funny, but not like his old man,” eulogized Red Smith. ..... No fighter has ever looked more wholly out than Ketchel did, flat on his back in the ...
     3  -1 2014 jul 31glen davis jumperBig Men: On Jason Collins Returning to the Nets and Glen Davis Big Men: On Jason Collins Returning to the Nets and Glen Davis ... Davis can't jump , and as a result has always struggled to finish at the rim ...
     3  -1 2014 jul 30amarillo slim prestonRemembering Amarillo Slim Whichever Way We Wish « - GrantlandT.A. " Amarillo Slim " Preston Jr. (1928–2012). by Greg Dinkin on May 1, ... The biggest name in poker was still Amarillo Slim. Slim's four WSOP ...
     3  +6 2014 jul 23men in blazersWorld Cup 2014 Men in Blazers « - GrantlandWith the 2014 World Cup just a few weeks away, the Men in Blazers — a.k.a. Roger Bennett and Michael Davies — are here to prepare you by providing an ...
     3  +2 2014 jul 22manny many prizesManny Pacquiao's Many Prizes « - GrantlandManny Many Prizes is founded on a profoundly cynical premise: The show's producers and hosts provide generous cash prizes and some ...
     3  +34 2014 jul 22houston free agentsFree Agency Winners and Losers « - GrantlandThere were rational justifications, including that making Parsons a restricted free agent now 1 gave Houston matching rights, and thus control ...
     3  +23 2014 jul 22football tattoo shieldsSword and Shield « - GrantlandAbout five years ago, “protecting the shield ” became a thing. ... of thinkpieces extrapolating some link between tattoo density and gang violence, ... their modest horizons simply promised little more than “anything but football .”.
     3  +23 2014 jul 20cast of entourage' Entourage ' Movie Shocker! Jeremy Piven Does Not Think the Cast Jeremy Piven Does Not Think the Cast Is the Best He's Ever Worked With ... Entourage movie, we must note — Jeremy Piven appeared on ...
     3  +5 2014 jul 19michael jordan jeansMichael Jordan's Tragic Style « - GrantlandFriend 2: The thighs on those jeans broke my heart. What leg ... Friend 2: Well, these clothes make you wonder if Michael Jordan was ever cool.
     4  +11 2014 oct 05master p divorceMaster P , His Wife, and the First Time I Saw Cocaine « - GrantlandShorthand of the situation: Master P and Sonya Miller, the woman he is ... a strong portion is a play to gain leverage in their upcoming divorce .
     4  +97 2014 oct 04mlb top prospectsThe Top Prospect Progress Poll « - GrantlandWhich MLB prospects have changed the most minds (for better or worse) since being promoted? With samples this small, we can't always trust ...
     4  ~ 2014 oct 02pick up basketball rules10 Things Not to Do When Playing Pickup Ball « - GrantlandWhile most sane Americans are busy trying to, you know, avoid sundeath, pickup basketball continues apace in steam boxes and on ...
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