In Defense of the Cheap Cry

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Drama Is Brewing in Boston and Atlanta

Isaiah Thomas and Dennis Schroder each took aim at their respective coaches after crucial lossesContinue reading on The Ringer »
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John le Carré’s New Novel Arrives at a Very John le Carré Time

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Americans Are Dominating the WBC — but They Don’t Play for the U.S.

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‘The Americans’ Belongs to Paige Now

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The Nationals’ World Series Window Is Closing in Two Years

With Bryce Harper’s rookie contract expiring in 2018, it’s now, next year, or neverContinue reading on The Ringer »
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What Happens in ‘The Bachelor’ Fantasy Suite Doesn’t Stay There

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“Step Out” Is the Best Phrase in Celebrity Gossip

A brief history of a phrase that tells us nothing at allContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Kawhi Leonard Makes His MVP Pitch in One of the Best Games of the Season

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NCAA Conference Tournament Primer: Can Duke Get Back to Being Back?

Five story lines to watch as we inch closer to the MadnessContinue reading on The Ringer »
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