Who to Watch (November 30 – December 6)

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Happy Friday everyone, and we hope you did not miss us too much.  Between our last visit and now, Baker Mayfield put the Browns “IN THE HUNT,” the Dallas Cowboys won three (3) games, the Los Angeles Clippers became the top seed in the West, and my Boston Celtics continue to look… bad.  With the final handful of weeks in the NFL regular season upon us, and the NBA season 25% complete (more on that here), December looks to be an intriguing month.

Here’s who we’ll be keeping an eye out for over the course of this next week.

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808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 29

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss J.I.D’s “DiCaprio 2” (9:01), 6ix9ine and the current state of Soundcloud rap (26:25), and homophobia in sports (39:36).

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Biggest Surprises 1/4 into the NBA Season

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Listen, 1/4 of the season is where all the hot takes come to thrive! Whether it’s the Warriors are nothing right now and the NBA is more wide open than ever, or the fact that the Celtics are a glorified 4th seed. Whether the hot takes are lukewarm or scorching hot, I want them in my veins.

I love overreactions from the local networks like when NBC Sports Boston called Boston “Loserville,” completely forgetting the recent success all Boston teams have had. But fuck it, let’s get national (sorta) on these bitches and explore the different surprises around the league! Continue reading “Biggest Surprises 1/4 into the NBA Season”

Snap Back to Reality

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If you noticed it under a flurry of penalty flags, the New England Patriots beat the New York Jets yesterday, moving to 8-3 on the season.

Sometimes there’s small moments that occur in a game that end up making or breaking an entire season, a moment where a team either finds its way, or completely loses it.  It may end up being inconsequential, but to me, the Patriots found themselves yesterday.

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