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In the February 8 newsletter:
How the Bengals went from rebuild to Super Bowl in two years, the winners and losers of the 2022 Oscar nominations, and NBA GMs ranked by their active/inactive decision-making skills.
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The Bengals Rebuild Will Be the Envy of the NFL. How Replicable Is It?

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A cautionary note for a woebegone franchise that thinks it can have a two-year rise akin to Cincinnati’s.

[Kevin Clark looks at Cincinnati's effective rebuild.]

The Winners and Losers of the 2022 Oscar Nominations

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On a morning in which seemingly every Oscar hopeful got a piece of the nomination pie, the only thing that’s clear is the Academy’s disdain for House of Gucci.

[Andrew Gruttadaro and Aric Jenkins recap the snubs and surprises of today's Oscar nominations.]

How Raheem Morris Has Kept the Rams Defense on Track

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Los Angeles is on its third defensive coordinator in as many seasons. But despite that constant turnover—and some key injuries in 2021—the Rams have maintained their elite performance.

[Ahead of the Super Bowl, Kaelen Jones looks at the Rams' defensive coordinator, Raheem Morris.]

Bill Simmons’s Wild Ja Morant Comparison | The Bill Simmons Podcast

Bill Simmons dials the hyperbole meter up to 10 as he talks with Kevin O’Connor and Jackie MacMullan about why Ja Morant reminds him of a young Michael Jordan.

Know Your Early-1880s Drama: 1883 vs. The Gilded Age

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TV is suddenly a hotbed of late-19th-century content. Let us help you figure out which period piece is best for you.

[Ben Lindbergh is here to help you decide which 1800s-themed show is right for you.]

Which NBA GM Is the Biggest In-Season Wheeler and Dealer?

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We ranked every team’s lead decision-maker by how active (or inactive) they are on the trade market heading into the deadline.

[Where does your team's GM rank among the NBA's best wheelers and dealers? Zach Kram takes stock.]
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