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Could Tom Brady Return to the Pats?

Plus: Miami-SF, Cincy-KC, Million-Dollar Picks, and RIP Christine McVie

DeGrom Leaves the Mets for the Rangers

‘New York, New York’ offers immediate reaction to the news that the Metropolitans have lost their ace

‘Potomac’ Episode 8 and ‘Salt Lake City’ Episode 9

All the Bravo news that’s fit to pod

Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5,” Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde’s Breakup, and Justin Bieber’s Laugh

All this, plus some Spotify Wrapped self-analysis

The ‘Cheap Heat’ Friday Somethin’!: Sami Zayn on The Bloodline’s Evolution

Plus, Zayn talks about what it’s been like working closely with Roman Reigns

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The Future Is Scoot

He isn’t 7-foot-4, but Scoot Henderson has always stood out. More importantly, he’s never been afraid to be different. To Scoot, safe is risky. "You’re not following anybody’s footsteps," he says. "You’re being the leader of yourself."

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The Ringer’s Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy playoffs are nearly here. Our guide will help you decide who to start and who to sit.

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25 Days of Bingemas, Day 1: ‘Ghosts of Christmas Always’

To kick off the month of watching the best (and most ridiculous) holiday movies on streaming TV, let’s dig into a Hallmark tale about an heir to a grocery store empire who … falls in love with a ghost

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Week 13 NFL Picks Against the Spread

In a Sunday slate loaded with great games, we like the underdog Bengals and Dolphins to cover in this week’s marquee matchups. Here are our picks for every game.

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In Praise of OG Anunoby’s Stifling Defense

The Raptors’ do-everything wing is having a career year when it comes to stealing, stymieing, smothering, and infuriating opposing offenses

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The USMNT Passed Their World Cup Test. Now the Fun Part Begins.

Progression to the knockout stage is a remarkable achievement for a young, promising team. And they might not be finished.

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Six Lessons Lucasfilm Can Learn From the Success of ‘Andor’

‘Andor’ isn’t just great by ‘Star Wars’ standards—it’s one of the best shows of the year. Here’s how Disney and Lucasfilm can translate that success to future projects set in a galaxy far, far away.

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A Way-Too-Early 2022 NBA Redraft

What would the 2022 NBA draft look like if teams could get a redo? With the first quarter of the season in the books, we examine which rookies would rise up or slide down the board.

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‘Reality Bites,’ Lisa Loeb, and a Perfect Soundtrack Moment

Rob talks about the great "Stay (I Missed You)" with help from actor and podcaster Rider Strong

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Michael Owen’s Moment of Magic, Followed by England Heartbreak in 1998

The apex and the nadir of England’s "Golden Generation" in one game. This is the story of an era of astonishing optimism followed by breathtaking failure, all set to the soundtrack a toxic sports-media culture.

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Marcus Peters Confronts His Football Mortality

The Ravens cornerback missed all of last season with an ACL injury. While he was sidelined, he reflected on some contentious moments in his career, trying times in his personal life, and entering a new phase in his career.

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The Ringer’s NFL QB Rankings, Week 13

Trevor Lawrence returns to the top 10 after a strong week. Which other QBs are on the move?

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USA Handled the Challenge Against Iran

The do-or-die World Cup match was played under the context of Iran’s anti-government protests and a geopolitical rivalry. Despite it all, the young Americans coped with the pressure.

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Why America Is Suffering a “Friendship Recession”

Derek talks with economist Bryce Ward about the causes and consequences of the rise of alone time in America

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Bol Bol Was Worth the Hype—and the Wait

It’s taken four years and a change of scenery, but the 7-foot-2 Bol is now living up to his tremendous potential in Orlando. Best of all? He’s just scratching the surface.

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Week 13 NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys Crash the Top 5. How High Can They Climb?

The Eagles proved they deserve to remain no. 1, but the NFC race is heating up. Plus, how far have the dreadful Rams and Broncos fallen? Here are The Ringer’s latest rankings.

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‘White Noise’ Is the Sound of Disappointment

Don DeLillo’s postmodern classic has long been regarded as impossible to adapt. Noah Baumbach’s attempt for Netflix does nothing to change that.

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Sami Zayn Solidifies His Spot in the Bloodline

Elsewhere, Chris Jericho and Tomohiro Ishii revive their decades-old relationship and there was a huge battle for the AIW Intense title in Cleveland

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Eight Questions That Could Decide the NFL Playoff Race

What is the Vikings’ ceiling? Can the Chargers get healthy? And is there a world in which four NFC East teams make the postseason?

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What’s Behind the Exploding Prices of Pro Sports Franchises?

Teams were once considered poor, unpredictable investments. Today they’re among the most coveted assets in the world. What changed?

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The Bulls Are the NBA’s Most Depressing Team

Chicago has backed itself into an unenviable corner and possibly the worst situation in the entire league. Changes could be coming soon.

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Winners and Losers of NFL Week 12

A huge day for two-point conversions and the walk-off Raiders, while Russell Wilson and the Broncos may have hit rock bottom. Here are our winners and losers from Sunday’s NFL slate.

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Triple H’s First Stand

Ahead of Triple H’s massive ‘Survivor Series’ reboot, we examine his approach to WWE television compared to the previous regime

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U.S. Soccer Matched English Football on the Biggest Possible Stage

The much-hyped World Cup face-off wasn’t a heroic underdog effort on the part of the Americans. It was a match between equals.

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The Nike LeBron 20 Continues to Impress

Plus, Wos breaks down fits from Serge Ibaka, Darius Bazley, John Wall, and Kevin Durant

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The Winners and Losers of NFL Thanksgiving Day Football

A stunning rookie debut in Detroit, two heartbreaking non-catches, and a beautiful backdoor cover, these are our winners and losers from the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day games

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‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ Is Proof of the MCU’s Latest Streaming Concept

The second Marvel Studios Special Presentation, after ‘Werewolf by Night,’ solidifies the format as the MCU’s Swiss army knife

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The Ringer’s Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings

It’s time to start pushing for the playoffs. Our guide will help you decide who to start and who to sit.

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The Ringer’s NFL QB Rankings, Week 12

Joe Burrow is rising in our rankings. Zach Wilson? Not so much.

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Ronaldo, Messi, and the World Cup As a Bad Barometer for Evaluating Legacy

The two defining players of their generation are still making headlines. Neither has won a World Cup. Does it matter?

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‘Andor’ Finale Breakdown: We Love This Show More Than Anything It Could Ever Do Wrong

Though the satisfactory finale is something short of triumphant, it doesn’t diminish the magic of the season as a whole

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The Hawks May Have Found the Right Balance

Dejounte Murray’s addition has solved many of the problems that plagued Atlanta last season, but has it also made John Collins, a catalyst for the 2021 Eastern Conference finals run, expendable?