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Chiefs Doubts, Brady in L.A., Million-Dollar Picks, and Sox-Yanks With Peter Schrager and Bill’s Dad

Bill and Peter preview Week 3 of the NFL season before Bill’s dad joins to talk Boston sports

‘Star Wars: Visions’ Analysis and Awards

Mal and Ben Lindbergh talk about some of the creative decisions that went into the newest ‘Star Wars’ anthology series, ‘Star Wars: Visions’

An Awkward Interview With Tyson Fury, Plus NFL Week 3 Story Lines With Sheil Kapadia

Russilo shares his thoughts on college football blue-blood programs that have struggled in recent years before he’s joined by Sheil Kapadia to talk NFL Week 3 and by Tyson Fury for a roller coaster interview

Listener Mailbag Part 4! Plus: the Gersson Rosas Debacle in Minnesota

Verno and KOC run through their final mailbag of the offseason, which includes questions on the surprising news out of Minny and the ongoing situation in Philadelphia

The 2021 Movie Star Ranking: 35 Under 35

Plus, the catastrophe of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

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The Eternal Beat of ‘The Low End Theory’

Thirty years ago Friday, A Tribe Called Quest released their seminal second album. It’s at once steeped in a rich tradition of Black music and like nothing else that’s come since.

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The Timberwolves’ GM Upheaval Could Be a Step Toward Stability

Minnesota and Karl-Anthony Towns desperately need a less chaotic future. Firing Gersson Rosas means more drama in the short term—but perhaps some basic functionality in the long term.

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‘Survivor’ Dives Headfirst Into a New Era

Jeff Probst has promised a season that is "faster, more dangerous, and much more intense." Wednesday’s premiere delivered that—plus a compelling cast—but will purists yearn for an old-school format?

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This Juggernaut Ravens Offense Is Just Getting Started

Lamar Jackson cleared a massive hurdle on Sunday by finally beating Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. And that win wasn’t a fluke, but rather a showcase for an offense that’s been carefully constructed … around the run game.

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UFC 266 Reaction: The Fight of the Year, Nick Diaz’s Return, and Valentina Dominates (Again)

LIVE from Spotify Greenroom, Ariel, Chuck and Petesy react to an INSANE UFC 266 main event that may just be the top candidate for the best fight of 2021

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The Relentless Pursuit of the Elite Quarterback Upgrade

The divide between good and great quarterback play is often the hardest distance for NFL franchises to bridge. The Rams and 49ers went to creative and costly lengths to do just that.

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Week 3 Preview: NFC Title Contenders Square Off, Herbert vs. Mahomes, and the Rest of the Week 3 Slate

Benjamin, Kaelen, and Steven start by discussing an important matchup in the NFC between the Buccaneers and the Rams

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The Michael Jordan Interview Bob Costas Wants to Do Over 

Bob Costas and Kevin Clark talk Costas’s new show and the Manning ‘MNF’ telecast in a wide-ranging ‘Slow News Day’ conversation

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The Pre–Ryder Cup Vibe Check

Can Team USA overcome its interpersonal obstacles to regain the Cup? Will Europe’s experience and general affability prove too much? And what exactly is a "brass chest"? Answering those questions and more ahead of the 2020 Ryder Cup (in 2021).

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NBA Preseason Power Rankings Part 1

Plus, Justin, Rob, and Wos react to the Timberwolves news

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The Post-‘Survivor’ Economy Is Thriving

For people who compete on the wildly popular reality show, getting off the island is just the beginning

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The Gronkaissance Is Happening. But It’s Not What You Think.

Rob Gronkowski helped redefine how tight ends are used. He’s putting up vintage numbers by taking the position back to its roots.

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Can the Raiders Field a Playoff-Caliber Defense?

Or will their recent performances prove to be just another early-season mirage? Las Vegas is 2-0 and looks legit—it just has to sustain its success this time.

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Outkast and the Future Funk of “Rosa Parks”

In our latest ep, we explore the career of Atlanta’s favorite sons and their breakthrough

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It Works Because of Jared Harris

In ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Chernobyl,’ and most recently ‘Foundation,’ the criminally underrated actor has brought unexpected weight to less than flashy roles

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Nothing Can Stop Matt Amodio

As ‘Jeopardy!’ strives to move beyond recent turmoil, 23-time champ Amodio is ready to take center stage

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Lil Nas X Is Still Waiting for His Music to Catch Up to His Persona

The ascendant young rapper and singer has proved he can match anyone in terms of hype and publicity, but his debut album, ‘Montero,’ never quite lives up to its billing

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‘Visions’ Is a Fresh Look Into the ‘Star Wars’ Galaxy

The results may be mixed, but Disney’s new animated ‘Star Wars’ series tells new stories in a way we haven’t seen before by enlisting Japanese animation studios and giving them greater control over the end product

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Recap: Who Is Headed Toward Engagement?

Amelia breaks down which couples are moving closer to engagement, love triangles, and more

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Don’t Let the Jets Draft Quarterbacks Anymore

Kevin is joined by Alex Smith to discuss the future of this year’s rookie quarterback class

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Nobody Does It Quite Like Clint Eastwood

‘Cry Macho’ sees the 91-year-old director reflecting on a singular, decades-spanning career

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The Cowboys’ Win Over the Chargers Could Be Dallas’s Blueprint to a Divisional Crown

Despite injuries, a lackluster day on offense, and some miscues, Dallas was able to edge out a team with playoff hopes. Is there more of that in the Cowboys’ future?

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‘Reservation Dogs’ Comes of Age

The comedy’s stellar first season, which wrapped Monday, proved to be much more than a tale of small schemes and bigger dreams, as it carved out its place in FX’s lineup of immersive, existential comedies

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Can Bryce Harper’s MVP-Level Season Drag the Phillies to the Playoffs?

Philadelphia has been mired in .500-ish seasons for the past few years, but buoyed by a surging Harper, the team is looking to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2011

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NFL Power Rankings: There’s the Buccaneers, Then There’s Everyone Else

Tampa Bay remains the class of the NFL—and it’s unclear who its biggest competition is

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Which 2-0 NFL Teams Are Real Contenders, and Which Are Just Pretend?

After a wild first two weeks of the season, only seven teams remain undefeated. But of that group, some have real Super Bowl aspirations, and others have massive question marks.

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Billy Crudup Is the Best Kind of Chaos in ‘The Morning Show’

The Apple TV+ series could’ve been generic, but the actor behind Cory Ellison makes every scene beguiling and highly watchable

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The Winners and Losers of NFL Week 2

Lamar Jackson and the Ravens finally slayed the Chiefs thanks to a gutsy—but for Baltimore, routine—fourth-down call. Plus: Zach Wilson’s interception woes, a confusing Julio Jones non-touchdown, and the joy of Gus Johnson’s return to the NFL.

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The 2021 Emmys Got Back to Normal … Sort Of

After the 2020 Emmys’ unique, remote affair, the 2021 installation on Sunday night resembled the sort of ceremonies that have become tradition over the years

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The Winners and Losers of the 2021 Emmy Awards

A ceremony that had too many bits and went mostly chalk was utterly dominated by Brit-heavy shows like ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’

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Ranking Every Interception From a Sloppy NFL Morning

The first slate featured a whopping 21 interceptions, ranging from mundane to iconic. But which one was the funniest?

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Have the Seahawks Found the Answers on Offense?

Russell Wilson and new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron produced fireworks in Week 1. But it won’t always be that easy—and how Wilson’s style fits into a Rams-inspired scheme will be one of this NFL season’s most intriguing story lines.