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32 Teams, 29 Guys, One Building, And One Deity: Your Guide To The 2022–23 NHL Season

One superior concept dominates every square inch of sentimental autumn weekend imagery: FROZEN WATER.

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The Distraction podcast

The Distraction

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Drew Magary and David Roth should really stick to sports. Sure, their new indie sports podcast will break down the week in sports: the Mets grounding into quadruple plays, NBA players getting testy on the court and horny on Instagram, or Bill Belichick cutting 80% of his roster just to keep himself interested. But these two men and their guests will have their fair share of off-the-field issues they’ll also have to address: stupid Funbag questions, bad tweets from bad people, pointless food arguments, and even less. Every week is a VERY long week these days. We could all use a little Distraction.