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#Grantland

# grantland - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From The42 Grantland fans rejoice, Bill Simmons is back with a new website Sportswriting

Grantland fans rejoice, Bill Simmons is back with a new website

The Ringer will feature many contributors from Grantland.

# grantland - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The42 Second Captains' Murph and Ken on their new book, podcasting and the UFC phenomenon Media

# grantland - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The42 Bill Simmons says he should have cut controversial rant that led to his downfall with ESPN Sports Guy

Bill Simmons says he should have cut controversial rant that led to his downfall with ESPN

Simmons was speaking one week after ESPN shut down Grantland.

# grantland - Friday 30 October, 2015

From The42 ESPN has shut down its Grantland site Rip Grantland

ESPN has shut down its Grantland site

The writing has been on the wall since the site’s founder Bill Simmons left ESPN earlier this year.

# grantland - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

From The42 Good news! It looks like Bill Simmons is getting ready to launch Grantland 2.0 We Go Again

Good news! It looks like Bill Simmons is getting ready to launch Grantland 2.0

The Sports Guy is expected to start up a brand new website soon.

# grantland - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From The42 Shopping with Conor McGregor and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Sportswriting

Shopping with Conor McGregor and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

The best sports pieces our team read this week.

# grantland - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From The42 Brazil's demise, Sampras' reflection and all the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading

Brazil's demise, Sampras' reflection and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also, men fighting bears, men fighting men, and NASCAR fighting the Confederate flag.

# grantland - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting Best Sportswriting

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.

# grantland - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The42 Robin Williams' relationship with golf and Oisín McConville on goalkeeping; the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading

Robin Williams' relationship with golf and Oisín McConville on goalkeeping; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, Grantland discuss THAT game in Space Jam and Adam Hurrey looks ahead to the new PL season.

# grantland - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From The42 Usain Bolt, Cavan GAA and Wayne Rooney: some of the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Usain Bolt, Cavan GAA and Wayne Rooney: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a lengthy dissection of Landon Donovan’s enigmatic persona.

# grantland - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# grantland - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# grantland - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# grantland - Friday 12 October, 2012

From The42 What it's like to be a 36-year-old retired NFL player and think you're going to die by 52 Hurt

What it's like to be a 36-year-old retired NFL player and think you're going to die by 52

‘This is real’ explains Ephraim Salaam.

# grantland - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# grantland - Sunday 4 March, 2012

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting Bookmark

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Do yourself a favour and click through to these gems.

# grantland - Sunday 11 December, 2011

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting… Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting…

Every week we flick back through some of our favourite writing from newspapers, blogs and bathroom walls.

# grantland - Monday 11 July, 2011

From The42 Grantland: the best and worst from the first 30 days Write Stuff

Grantland: the best and worst from the first 30 days

We run through five gems and five duds from Bill Simmons’ new long-form sports writing site.

# grantland - Saturday 11 June, 2011

From The42 'Grantland is the new sportswriting establishment' Sports Media

'Grantland is the new sportswriting establishment'

American sports journalism’s top dog, Bill Simmons, this week launched a new site for long form pieces by some of the industry’s biggest names. But why?