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'U can't chase the night. When the night is over, the night is over. That's just the way it is. U just gotta wake up tomorrow & hope for a better day.' --WW WES

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Sleeper or Bomb?’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly must decide whether Aloha, Tomorrowland, Maggie, Straight Outta Compton, Good Kill, and other summer movies will be sleepers or bombs. Click here for more installments of the Grantland Summer Movie Preview.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Adult Movies’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly break down the summer's "adult" films to decide whether they're worth watching on a date, at home on demand, or not at all! Films include Southpaw, Dope, Irrational Man, Love & Mercy, Infinitely Polar Bear, and more.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Summer Movie Confessions’

Complete Column Archives: Grantland Edition — NFL Playoffs: Divisional Weekend Mailbag * NFL: Peterson and Week 2 Picks * NBA League Pass Rankings, Part 2 (With Zach Lowe) * NFL: Week 15 Picks * NFL: Week 16 Picks * NFL Playoffs: Championship Picks Mailbag * NBA Playoffs: 30 Big Questions, Part 2 * The Career Arc: Duncan's Spurs, Part 2 * The NBA's Midnight Run: Summer Moves, Part 2 SEPTEMBER 27 * Review: The Power of Rush (Plus Week 4 Picks) * Who Has the NBA's Highest Trade Value?

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Burning Questions’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly ask big questions about the female comedy renaissance, the future of horror movies, and whether 3-D sucks.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Chris vs. Chris vs. Chris vs. Chris’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly decide whether Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, or Chris Pine has the most " Tremendous Upside Potential," best "LeBronability," and highest "Cuckold Threat Level" to determine Hollywood's dominant Chris. Click here for more installments of the Grantland Summer Movie Preview.

Sporting Emotions at the Highest Pitch — Editor's note: With the U.S. soccer team playing a qualifier in Mexico City Tuesday, we thought we'd rerun this Simmons column from four years ago, when he made his first trip to Estadio Azteca for a U.S.-Mexico qualifier with similar stakes. This column originally ran on August 17, 2009.

‘The Grantland Basketball Hour’: Daryl Morey on Life As a GM; Diana Taurasi on the NBA Playoffs and Her Move to Russia — Basketball legend Diana Taurasi joins Grantland's Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose to talk about her career, her move to Russia, and the NBA playoffs. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey joins the show to discuss the Josh Smith acquisition, the Clippers series, and what it is like to be an NBA general manager.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Are We Sure They’re Good?’ — Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly take a look at the bodies of work of some of this year's summer-movie stars - including Paul Rudd, Seth MacFarlane, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Zach Galifianakis, and Amy Schumer - and ask, "Are we sure they're good?" Click here for more installments of the Grantland Summer Movie Preview.

‘B.S. Report’: Chuck Klosterman on the NFL Draft, Hack-a-DeAndre, and ‘Mad Men’ — Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Chuck Klosterman calls in to give his thoughts on the NFL draft, whether there should be a change to the NBA's intentional foul rule, and the final season of Mad Men. Listen to the podcast here.
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Jul 02, 2015

My favorite White Shadow TV promo ever. The late '70s were a little unruly.

Jul 02, 2015

I'm glad @kevhooks is on Twitter and not chumpin' us out for a chick who ain't worth loose change.

Jul 02, 2015

Wait - there are NFL players who use performance enhancing drugs? I can't believe this!

Jul 02, 2015

Kenny Powers is taking this disastrous Lakers week really hard.

Jul 02, 2015

John Wick loves rescue dogs, vintage Mustangs and killing people who deserve it... and not that in that order. My final grade: 23 out of 10.

Jul 02, 2015

"John Wick II: Fourth of July" -- John Wick has a disappointing free agent meeting with an unprepared Lakers braintrust and seeks revenge.

Jul 02, 2015

As soon as they messed with John Wick's dog, I knew John Wick would be in my rewatchable cable TV life for the next 30 years.

Jul 02, 2015

John Wick is absolutely incredible. Why did I wait so long to see it? How many Oscars did it end up winning? I will watch it 200 times.

Jul 02, 2015

Sources: The Kings have filed papers with the NBA to officially change their name to the Sacramento Kings of Comedy.

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