Grantland

Basketball

NBA's Dirtiest Players and Grantland's End: COOKIES 007 with Rembert Browne and Jason Concepcion

Rembert Browne and Jason Concepcion join the podcast this week to talk about the epic double-overtime showdown between the Knicks and the Sixers, the final days of Grantland, and more.
VICE Sports
1.21.16
Sports

Grantlangst: Fear of a World Without Meaningful Content

Grantland is dead, and with it another high-caliber outlet for good journalism. Can niche sites survive in the age of the content farm? One former Grantlander and content farmer explains.
carles.buzz
11.3.15
In Memoriam

RIP Grantland: An Ode to the Site's Best Music Longreads

The site covered everything, from longreads about high-profile artists to daily ponderings about which rappers they'd beat in a fight. And we'll miss it all dearly.
Noisey Staff
10.30.15
Internet

Life After Content Farming: the Transcendence of Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons may be the ‘most organic’ content farmer of all time.
carles.buzz
5.15.15
ESPN

Man Changes Job

Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN. There will be cake. Please do not linger.
Aaron Gordon
5.8.15
journalism

NBA Journalists Are Everything Mainstream Journalists Aren't

Why are NBA journalists more willing to discuss class warfare than their peers in news media?
Justin Doolittle
7.15.14
Sports

NBA Journalists Are Everything Mainstream Journalists Aren’t

Mainstream journalists covering Wall Street, or labor issues, or tax policy could learn a lot from how NBA reporters have stepped up and covered their beat with honesty, integrity, and an adversarial spirit that has long been missing in the news media.
Justin Doolittle
7.15.14
Stuff

Is It OK for a Journalist to Reveal the Birth Gender of a Trans Person?

Grantland columnist Caleb Hannan outed the creator of a new golf putter who happened to be transgender. That revelation led her to commit suicide, and is yet another example of people being unwilling to respect the privacy of the trans community.
Paris Lees
1.19.14