As 2018 winds to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year that was. And how better to do that than by examining the people who defined it? The past 12 months have brought plenty of good, bad, and everything in between, from the NBA (LeBron to the Lakers!) to the movies (and the Avengers: Infinity War takeover) to the tech sector (whatever is happening at Facebook) and beyond. So much happened that it can be hard to keep track of it all.
As such, we’re presenting The Ringer’s All-2018 Team: the people for whom this year will be remembered—those, for better or worse, who shaped our experience. To check out our “Best Of” 2018 lists, click here.