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Return to the Island of Dr. Simbeau

grantland.com — What happens when you genetically breed my NFL picks and mailbag columns and create a new species of Friday column? You enter the Island of Dr. Simbeau. When I first tried this gimmick last season, four readers were killed and another 53 were injured.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Sleeper or Bomb?’

grantland.com — 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.com — 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.
Jun 01, 2015

RT @JNegronBK: I've seen all that the Beach Boys biopic "Love & Mercy" has to offer (via @Wesley_Morris) grantland.com/hollywood-pros… http://t.co…

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Summer Movie Confessions’

Complete Column Archives: Grantland Edition

grantland.com — 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.com — 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.com — 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.
May 12, 2015

I believe this is the first piece of new Bill Simmons content since ESPN's announcement last week grantland.com/hollywood-pros…

May 12, 2015

Most fun I've had doing anything on camera with @BillSimmons, @ChrisConnelly, and other dudes named Chris: gran.tl/1HbB25I

May 13, 2015

Which of the 4 Chrises will rule Hollywood? IMO: Chris Evans > Chris Pratt > Chris Pine > Chris Hemsworth grantland.com/hollywood-pros…

Sporting Emotions at the Highest Pitch

grantland.com — 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

grantland.com — 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.
May 08, 2015

Last night's Grantland Basketball Hour - @JalenRose and I talking hoops with @dmorey and @DianaTaurasi ... gran.tl/1EhtHOy

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Are We Sure They’re Good?’

grantland.com — 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.
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Jul 29, 2015

FYI: the Falcons pumped in fake crowd noise to their home games for TWO YEARS... and got docked a 5th round pick. usatoday.com/story/sports/n…

Jul 29, 2015

Just realized that the previous tweet opened the door for a barrage of "So no ex-Giants will be weighing in today?" jokes. (DAMMIT.)

Jul 29, 2015

I'm excited to hear from various ex-players, ex-coaches and ex-GM's of teams that lost to the 2001-15 Pats weigh in objectively on TV today.

Jul 29, 2015

Does this mean Kraft is suing the NFL to get his 2016 1st rounder back? I sure hope so. profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/07/29/rob…

Jul 29, 2015

Thanks for showing up, Bob Kraft! Better late than never.

Jul 28, 2015

Watching game 7 2005 Spurs-Pistons on NBA TV. Not sure what's more amazing - Manu's flowing locks or Darko's bench fist pumps.

Jul 28, 2015

I'm really excited to see "Concussion," premiering on Christmas Day at theaters everywhere.

Jul 28, 2015

To be fair, Goodell handled Spygate, Bountygate, Rice, concussions and the ref strike so well that he deserves the benefit of the doubt.

Jul 28, 2015

I can't believe the arbitrator gave a favorable ruling on the Commissioner's original decision - it's like those 2 people were in cahoots.

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