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The U.S. Crashes Out of the World Cup—but There’s Reason for Optimism

The difference in quality with the Dutch was not so much about technique or talent but poise and ruthlessness. Experience will fix that for this young U.S. core.

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What It’s Like to Cover the World Cup With Jason Gay

Bryan and Jason discuss the ins and outs of reporting from Qatar

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Does the U.S. Have a Shot Against the Netherlands? Plus, Knockout Round Preview and Betting Tips.

Steve and Paul discuss the most surprising results of the tournament thus far, and more

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Japan and Morocco Take the Leap, Germany and Belgium Go Home

Ryan and Musa update us on this week’s news and standings in the 2022 World Cup

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Australian Elation, Argentina Clicking Into Gear, and Mexico’s Dramatic Exit

Musa and Ryan discuss the close finish for Group C

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Goldbridge Is Back! Maguire Our Best Player and Kane Out?!

Mark Goldbridge returns to the Football Fill-In along with Tubes as we discuss England’s performance in the Wales game

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England Thoughts and Reassessing Who Might Win This World Cup

The Uncles also chat about the USA, some of the other games this week, and whether what they’ve seen has changed who they think will win the World Cup

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The BS NBA Power Poll, USMNT Survives, and 2022 NFL Gambling Lessons

Bill also discusses Christian Pulisic’s injury and USA’s upcoming match with the Netherlands

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England and USA Advance to Face Senegal and the Netherlands

Plus, the entire Juventus board resigns

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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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Can the U.S. Advance? USA-Iran Preview and Full Round 3 Group Stage Bets

Steve and Paul also break down England-Wales

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Week 12 NFL Check-In, Plus Jason Flynn on World Cup Performers and Mailbag

Mike and Jesse break down the latest NFL action and talk the rising card values of Christian Watson and Josh Jacobs

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Jill Is Queen of the Jungle, One-Touch Kate Rides Again, and There’s Only One England-USA That We Care About

Flo and the gang also discuss the UEFA Women’s Champions League and ask if anyone can stop Barcelona

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Spain and Germany’s High-Quality Draw, Canada Go Out, and Could France Go All the Way?

Musa and Ryan dish about the latest news in the 2022 World Cup

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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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England vs. USA Reaction, Flowers for Tyler Adams, and Shopping With Roy Keane

Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka to look back at England’s 0-0 draw against an impressive USA side

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England and USA Draw. Plus Richarlison’s and Pina’s Wondergoals, and More!

Musa and Ryan discuss the resulting draw from World Cup England-USA football match, and more

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USA-England Preview, Plus Round 2 Group Stage Bets

Steve and Paul also run through updated futures odds and share their best bets for the upcoming round of games

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What I Know About the RONALDO Sacking ... GLAZERS OUT?!

Ronaldo’s contract has been terminated, now what?

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Japan Joy, Spain Hit Seven, and Giroud’s Leading Role

Plus, shouting out the Women’s Champions League and reacting to Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United

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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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Bomani Jones Discusses Kyrie Irving and Whether Deion Sanders Will Move on From Jackson State

Plus, talking World Cup matches and what to make of the human rights violations in Qatar

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Christian Pulisic’s Moment With the USMNT Has Arrived

Pulisic played well in the United States’ World Cup opener against Wales. He might need to be even better against England.

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Saudi Arabia Shock Argentina, England’s Win Over Iran, Flowers for Neco Williams, and More

Wrighty, Musa, and Ryan also discuss Manchester United’s stoppage-time win over Arsenal in the Barclays WSL, with injury worries for Beth Mead and Chelsea going top of the table

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47 Minutes Added on?! Plus, What’s the Point of VAR?!

Welcome to the first episode of The Football Fill-In World Cup edition!

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What Did We Learn From the USA-Wales Game? Everything and Nothing.

The USMNT’s opening draw against Wales confirmed the team is talented, inexperienced, and under the questionable coaching of Gregg Berhalter: in other words, everything we knew already

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Wales Salvage a Glorious Draw, Plus Backing Down on the One Love Armband

Musa and Ryan discuss the first four games of the World Cup

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United Shake Off Mental Block As Away Fans Take Center Stage, and a Tale of Two Englands

On the first episode of ‘Counter Pressed,’ Flo Lloyd-Hughes and her guests talk about the chaos in Arsenal’s 3-2 loss to Manchester United in the WSL on Saturday and England’s chances at the men’s World Cup before taking a look back at a sensational 2022 for the Lionesses

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World Cup WAGS and Reacting to Em Rata and Pete Davidson Rumors

Plus, weighing in on Leonardo DiCaprio’s "no phones allowed" rule at his 48th birthday bash

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USA-Wales and More Round 1 World Cup Best Bets

The Ringer’s Steve Ceruti and TruMedia’s Paul Carr get together to talk recent news in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

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NFL Week 11 Picks and the Best Way to Fix College Football’s Playoffs With Austin Gayle, Plus a World Cup Preview With Ryan O’Hanlon

Kevin and Ryan talk about who the World Cup favorites are, how the U.S. could fare in the tournament, and whether Lionel Messi can really win the World Cup for the first time

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Chris Long Returns! Plus: Van Lathan on LSU, Twitter Apocalypse, Life Advice, and a World Cup Preview With Steve Ceruti

Plus, Ryen and Chris discuss the Packers’ loss to the Titans, what makes Mike Vrabel special, the top three current head coaches Ryen and Chris would want to play for, the Eagles’ first loss of the season, and the Rams’ despair