Why Part of the NFL Is Terrified of Tablets

It’s still a three-ring-binder leagueContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Which Country Has the Best Flag?

Forget the medal count. Flags are what matter. And there are 205 of them in the OlympicsContinue reading on The Ringer »
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The Many Man-children of Todd Phillips

The director of ‘Old School,’ ‘The Hangover,’ and ‘War Dogs’ is obsessed with fumbling, immature men — but that doesn’t mean he is one.Continue reading on The Ringer »
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Shaunae Miller Is an Olympic Hero

We need more sprinters willing to dive across the finish lineContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Larry Wilmore's show was a victim of our reluctance to discuss race

The Nightly Show’s investigations of race issues put it sharply in contrast with the cocktail party vibes of the competition – yet it’s essential that late-night TV continues to engage with such a crucial topicAfter a year-and-a-half of finding the humor in some of the bleakest moments in American race…
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Larry Wilmore, Casualty of the Late-Night Wars

‘The Nightly Show’ wasn’t ‘The Daily Show’ — and that made it expendableContinue reading on The Ringer »
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College Football’s Future Phenoms Have Arrived

Top-ranked recruit Rashan Gary isn’t the only freshman primed to break outContinue reading on The Ringer »
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What the Summer’s Best Shows Tell Us About the Future of Television

‘The Get Down,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ and the unreality of TVContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Nikola Jokic Has Stepped Out of the Shadows

The Serbian’s big game against Team USA was just a taste of what’s comingContinue reading on The Ringer »
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Was ‘Ghostbusters’ Too Big to Succeed?

Paul Feig and Co. made a fun movie and a ton of money — so why do we keep calling ‘Ghostbusters’ a failure?Continue reading on The Ringer »
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