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The 2019 Fantasy Football Preview (and a Dash of ‘90210’) With Matthew Berry

ESPN’s fantasy football guru joins Bill to discuss the upcoming season, the ‘90210’ reboot, and more

Breakout Candidates and Overhyped Sleepers

Danny Kelly, Danny Heifetz, and Craig Horlbeck give their favorite under-the-radar breakout candidates

Top Five Springsteen Songs, ‘The Hunt’ Cancellation, Trailer Breakdowns, and ‘Blinded by the Light’ With Gurinder Chadha

Plus, debating the trailers for ‘Little Women,’ ‘A Hidden Life,’ ‘Parasite,’ and more

‘Group Chat’: DeMarcus Cousins Tore His ACL. Is This the End of Boogie As We Know Him?

Chris and Justin discuss the injury news, the future of the Lakers, the sale of the Nets, Team USA, and more

It’s Timothée Chalamet Season, ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ One Year Later, and Dissecting the Miley Cyrus–Liam Hemsworth Breakup

Plus, Emily Ratajkowski’s possibly fake armpit hair and more

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How Backyard Wiffle Ball Transformed Into a Competitive Sport

Across the country, as the three true outcomes alter baseball’s spectator appeal, adults have picked up their yellow bats and turned the once-traditional children’s game into a growing phenomenon

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Baseball’s Young Batters Have Never Been Better

Fernando Tatís Jr., Ronald Acuña Jr., and Juan Soto are the faces of MLB’s future … and they’re taking over the present, too

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‘Ringer PhD’: How Do Influencers Make Money?

In 2018, the industry of "influencing" was valued at $1 billion, and it’s projected to balloon to $10 billion in 2020. But who are these people and how exactly do they make money?

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DeMarcus Cousins Is Becoming the NBA’s Latest “What If?”

The center tore his left ACL on Monday during a workout in Las Vegas, adding another item to a long list of injuries. Will he ever again be the player he once was?

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‘MasterSports With Rodger Sherman’: Antonio Brown’s Wild Summer, Explained

Rodger’s ‘MasterSports’ classes are back in session, and this week we learn about the Raiders receiver’s eventful offseason

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In Fantasy Football, the Stickiest Stats Are the Ones That Count

There’s a deluge of data and analysis that makes it difficult to get a leg up on your leaguemates. But some fantasy experts are cracking the code to help you better project player performance and win your league. Here are the numbers they’re focused on.

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Meet the Founding Fathers of Football’s ‘Moneyball’ Moment

What began as a hobby for a few football-obsessed math whizzes eventually changed not only how we talk about football, but how the game is played. This is the story of how advanced statistics went mainstream.

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Frank Gore Will Play Football Forever and There’s Nothing You Can Do to Stop Him

As the 36-year-old RB prepares for his 15th NFL season, he’s had to search for younger players to train with in the offseason. Gone are the days of summer workouts with Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew. Now it’s Dalvin Cook, James Conner, and … Frank Gore Jr.

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Can the NFL’s Youngest Play-caller Unlock Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott?

Kellen Moore has just one year of coaching experience under his belt. This season, he’s tasked with getting Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott to justify their looming mega-extensions.

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The Definitive Ranking of Sharks

This summer’s shark movie, ‘47 Meters Down: Uncaged,’ is coming out this week, so the site’s two resident shark fanatics set out to rank sharks from both the fictional and real worlds

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‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ Plays It Too Safe

Richard Linklater’s adaptation of Maria Semple’s best seller features an excellent Cate Blanchett performance, but lacks a sense of stakes or consequences

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The Righteous Bros: In Praise of the Danny McBride Multiverse

From ‘The Foot Fist Way’ to ‘Eastbound & Down’ and ‘Vice Principals,’ we’ve been watching the actor flex for a decade as the heroic antihero. But now he’s flexing for real, flaunting actual range on HBO’s darkly rich ‘The Righteous Gemstones.’

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The Rookie Curve: Ja Morant Can Help Jaren Jackson Jr. Reach New Heights

The no. 2 pick was a one-man offense in college, but he won’t need to be that person in the NBA. Memphis’s new point guard can thrive by growing with his über-talented big man.

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Updated Top 150 Fantasy Football Rankings for Standard Leagues

Our experts dropped Raiders receiver Antonio Brown 17 spots in their updated ranking of the top 150 players in 2019 after some strange reports emerged from Raiders training camp

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Updated Top 150 Fantasy Football Rankings for PPR-Scoring Leagues

Our experts dropped Raiders receiver Antonio Brown 17 spots in their updated ranking of the top 150 players in 2019 after some strange reports emerged from Raiders training camp

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The Summer of Protest

Massive demonstrations have engulfed the government in Hong Kong, while protests in Puerto Rico led to the governor’s resignation. Protests against President Trump, however, haven’t had nearly the same political effect.

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What If Gleyber Torres Played Only the Orioles?

The Yankee infielder’s 13 home runs against Baltimore this season are a divisional-era record. We couldn’t help but wonder what his numbers would look like if he played 162 games against the O’s.

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The Myth of Rick Ross Won’t Die—Even As Reality Tries to Kill It

On ‘Port of Miami 2,’ the fact of life is creeping in on the Teflon Don, but only ever so slightly

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Sixty Thoughts on Magic Johnson’s 60th Birthday Lists

To celebrate his entry to the seventh decade of life, the former Laker/Lakers executive released lists of his favorite films, TV shows, places to travel, and athletes turned entrepreneurs. Here are our thoughts on said lists.

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How ‘Wayne’s World’ Kicked Off a Comedy Renaissance

It may seem like a dumb comedy, but take a closer look and you can see that the highly referential, highly quotable tale about two slackers breaking into the TV business was made by smart people, a formula that helped launch a golden age of funny movies

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Are We Sure … the Jazz Have a Shot to Win the Title?

Not really! But Utah has put together its most complete team in years.

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Food TV Can Thrive After Anthony Bourdain, but Gordon Ramsay Won’t Be the Person to Lead It

The celebrity TV chef’s new series means to spotlight underrepresented food cultures. But it can’t escape its host’s boisterous persona, and the long shadow cast by Bourdain.

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What Real Madrid and Barcelona’s Transfer Dealings Mean for the La Liga Title Race 

Madrid’s summer makeover might not be completely to Coach Zinedine Zidane’s liking, though there’s still time before the transfer window closes. Barcelona, meanwhile, have fine-tuned their squad with two marquee signings.

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History Says Patrick Mahomes Should Regress. History Has Never Seen a Patrick Mahomes.

The Chiefs phenom had the best debut season of any quarterback in NFL history. Could he be even better in Year 2?

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The NFL’s Great Sean McVay Experiment and the Age of the Coaching Wunderkind

What will determine who succeeds or fails in a league where the play-calling phenom is football’s most precious commodity?

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Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray Just Raised the Stakes of the NFL’s Offensive Revolution

As teams around the league search for innovative coaches and dynamic passers, the Cardinals have taken those trends to their extremes. Will hiring an Air Raid head coach and drafting a 5-foot-10 QB pay off?

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Move Over, Rookies: Midlevel Veterans Are Having a Moment

The NFL keeps getting younger, but the oldest teams are winning Super Bowls, which has led coaches and general managers to turn to an undervalued resource to build their rosters

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Matt LaFleur Is Here to Modernize the Packers Offense—and Maximize Aaron Rodgers’s Prime

Can Green Bay’s coaching whiz kid help one of the greatest QBs in NFL history return to MVP form?

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‘Den of Thieves’ Is an Underappreciated Heist Movie Masterpiece

The 2018 Gerard Butler thriller might be a derivative of other robbery films, but that makes it no less effective at nailing all of your favorite notes

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Four ADP Oddities to Take Advantage of in Your Fantasy Football Draft

When an NFL offense does well, it acts as a rising tide that lifts all the team’s ships. But that isn’t always reflected on draft day—and presents an opportunity to gain an edge on your leaguemates.

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‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 2 Recap: “Has Anyone Seen My Friend Antonio Brown?”

Jon Gruden may as well have been speaking for all of us. So many questions about Brown’s curious training camp were left unanswered. The helmet drama remains unsolved, and his frostbitten feet? They’ve been … circumcised.

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The Legacy of Woodstock ’99 Is Sexual Assault

Episode 6 of ‘Break Stuff’ explores the violence against women that garnered headlines in the wake of the festival