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Bad Warriors Omens and Trevor Noah’s First BS Interview

Kevin O’Connor and Bill talk about the Warriors’ historic Game 2 collapse before Trevor Noah joins to discuss taking over ‘The Daily Show’ in 2015, his new podcast, and more

Marvel Month: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

We continue our Marvel month by answering the main question: Is this movie better now than when it actually came out?

The Masters Recap Bonus Episode

Breaking down the biggest moments from Augusta National

Was Bey-chella Peak Coachella?

Plus, a check-in with the royal family

‘The Corner 3’: The Nuggets’ Comeback Might’ve Saved Their Season

We break down how Jamal Murray shot his way out of his cold streak, helping the Nuggets tie their series with the Spurs at 1-1

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One Play to Explain Each of the 2019 NFL Draft’s Top Prospects

Don’t have time to do a full scouting report on every player in the draft? We’ve got you covered. Welcome to the abridged draft guide.

The Reason Russell Wilson Is Worth Every Penny

The NFL is obsessed with finding cheap, young quarterbacks, but the Seahawks made a safe bet by breaking the bank to keep their franchise player

Giannis Is Ready for Liftoff

The best part about watching the Bucks’ MVP candidate is seeing him start to realize just how good he is

Let’s Write Our Own Netflix Rom-Coms

After ‘Set It Up,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and now ‘Someone Great,’ we pretty much know how these things go

Just About Everything This MLB Season Has Been Extreme

A record for Opening Day home runs is beginning to look prophetic as the rates of walks, strikeouts, and homers have eclipsed the April figures from recent years. Will these increases hold up through September?

A Tale of Two Sweeps: The Lightning and Penguins Make Stunning Playoff Exits

Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh were both swept out of the NHL postseason’s first round. But of the two, the reigning Presidents Trophy holders’ exit was the most perplexing—and disheartening to watch.

The Trail Blazers Are Finally Having the Postseason They’ve Waited For

Sure, Portland still has a long way to go. But with a 2-0 lead over the Thunder, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum are making postseason strides for the first time in years.

Best Coast Bleakness: Five L.A. Neo-Noirs to Watch Right Now

With the homage-happy new movie ‘Under the Silver Lake’ opening this week, we look back at some of the greatest postmodern noir films of recent times

Jamal Murray Is Back, and the Nuggets Might Be Too

Staring at a potential 0-2 series hole, Denver turned to its struggling guard again. The result this time? An unstoppable fourth quarter from Murray that may have saved the Nuggets’ season.

NFL Mock Draft 5.0: Kyler Reigns Supreme, but a New QB Joins the Top 10

With just a week until the draft, we’re presenting our updated projections for the first round, and adding some promising names to our Big Board

‘Dethroning the Warriors’: Can Giannis Antetokounmpo Carry the Bucks to the Finals?

In Part 3 of ‘Dethroning the Warriors,’ Justin Verrier and Danny Chau break down how the Milwaukee Bucks produced the NBA’s best record this year

Ask the Maester: Is Rhaegal Jon’s Dragon Now?

Plus: What’s the history of the Golden Company? Could Daario return? And what’s with the spirals?

Sally Rooney’s Great Millennial Novels

The ‘Conversations With Friends’ and ‘Normal People’ author has become a literary phenomenon and a "voice of a generation." What does that mean, for her generation and for the novel?

Bran Stark Is Fully a Meme Now. Is That Bad for ‘Game of Thrones’?

The Three-Eyed Raven has one of the more compelling story lines on the show but after Sunday’s premiere, he’s mainly been reduced to being the butt of Twitter jokes. Could his meme status turn a pivotal character into comic relief?

The Sixers Will Go As Far As Joel Embiid Can Carry Them

When their star center is healthy and playing quality minutes, the Sixers are among the league’s best. The problem is that health can be rare. The future of the franchise might hinge on Embiid’s creaky knee.

No-Spend Challenges and the Promise of Decluttering Your Life

Not spending money—outside of essentials—a popular Instagram and Facebook endeavor, is one of many self-deprivation challenges having a moment

The Eight Most-Telling NFL Team Draft Tendencies

Every front office has its own predictable set of patterns and traits that it seeks out year after year: the Vikings and their early-round cornerbacks, the Steelers and highly skilled wideouts. What could those preferences tell us about the 2019 draft?

How to Quit Your Phone and Change Your Life By … Doing Nothing

Anxiety about tech dependence—how social media is rewiring brains and worsening lives, or how tech companies are building monopolies and spying on users—is as old as the iPhone itself. A new book by artist and author Jenny Odell suggests a radically simple solution.

The Secret Sauce of James Holzhauer’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Success

The quiz show’s reigning champ set a one-day record for winnings Wednesday with $131,127. The 34-year-old is brilliant and keen on big bets, sure. He’s also boxing out competitors almost every time he rings in.

The Day Notre-Dame Burned

The great cathedrals are designed to awe and overwhelm. The images of Notre-Dame in flames inspired feelings of profound pain and sadness, similar, in an odd way, to the experience of standing in its presence.

Do You Remember When You First Fell in Love With Music?

A father and rock critic reflects on watching his young son discover his first favorite artist

Watch ‘Talk the Thrones’ for Instant, In-depth Analysis of Episode 1

Our experts are here to break down Season 8 premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’

Russell Wilson Got the Richest Deal in NFL History. Now Comes the Hard Part.

After his contract deadline caused weeks of hand-wringing for fans, the Seahawks quarterback agreed to a four-year extension late Monday. But Seattle still faces tough questions on defense and about its offensive strategy.

The Ringer’s NFL Mock Draft, Version 5.0

Alabama’s Quinnen Williams is a real option for the 49ers at no. 2—giving Gang Green the chance to nab Nick Bosa. Plus: Will Dwayne Haskins wind up in the AFC North?

The Clippers Completed the Biggest Comeback in Postseason History By Being Themselves

Los Angeles overcame a 31-point Golden State lead to steal Game 2 at Oracle Arena. They might not take the series, but now this Clippers era has a signature win.

The Best of Ben Simmons, the Worst of Ben Simmons

Over Philly’s first two playoff games, we’ve seen the basement and the ceiling of one of the most intoxicating and frustrating players in the NBA. How Simmons performs during the rest of the postseason, and how the Sixers use him, will tell us a lot about the franchise’s future.

Playoff Fear and Loathing Has Returned for Raptors Fans

The Toronto Raptors won 58 games and have a bona fide star in Kawhi Leonard. But a Game 1 loss to the Magic was all it took to dredge up doubt and dread yet again.

New on Netflix: TV Shows That Are Short

‘Special,’ the new eight-episode series from writer and performer Ryan O’Connell, is one of several new short-form series—as in, less than 20 minutes an episode—on the platform

There’s No Explanation for Why Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel Remain Unsigned

Numerous playoff hopefuls need help in the rotation and bullpen, and yet a former Cy Young winner and future Hall of Famer remain unsigned. The longer teams wait, the higher the risk will be.

The Guard Matchup That Will Define the Nuggets-Spurs Series

Many fans have pegged Jamal Murray for stardom since the Nuggets drafted him. Many fans have no idea who Derrick White even plays for. But pedigrees are irrelevant in the playoffs. White had the upper hand after Game 1. How will Murray respond?

Can Theon Ever Find Redemption?

The Artist Formerly Known as Reek has committed some of the most unforgivable acts over the course of ‘Game of Thrones.’ Now he heads to Winterfell looking to atone for those mistakes.

Nancy Pelosi Should Listen to Ilhan Omar. So Should You.

Republicans have targeted the Minnesota representative with charges of anti-Semitism and resentments about "political correctness." Why has the leadership in the Democratic Party been so slow and ambiguous in defending her?