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NBA and Stanley Cup playoffs to deliver record-breaking weekend action

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — the postseason. In most cases, nothing beats a series going to Game 7 for sports fans, players and coaches. The NBA and Stanley Cup playoffs are set to deliver a record-breaking amount of games this weekend with seven winner-take-all matchups on the docket. Five was the …

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A’ja Wilson, Candace Parker and more highlight the best looks from the week in the WNBA

The WNBA season is underway, with teams and players already making statements on the court with their play. Off the hardwood, athletes are also turning heads with their wardrobe selections. All kinds of fits were on display during the first full week of the season. Mother’s Day was on Sunday, and some players took the …

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The CW’s 2022 Cancellations Because of Mergers and Streaming

Image: The CW For fans of the CW’s original programming, it’s a rough couple of days. Not only have fan favorites like Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman been abruptly canceled, earlier this week the network bid farewell to other series including Naomi, Charmed, and Roswell, New Mexico. There’ll still be some original content coming out …

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Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Image: IFC Midnight After moving to a new home—a cluster of apartment towers surrounded by forests, quieter than usual thanks to the summer holidays—bored young Ida (Rakel Lenora Fløttum) welcomes friendship with a similarly aged neighbor, Ben (Sam Ashraf). But The Innocentsa brutal yet elegant investigation into the extremes of psychopathy and empathyis hardly your …

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Natasha Lyonne’s Cult Horror Film All About Evil: New Trailer

Image: Severin Films Here’s something spooky: the day io9 got an email inviting us to debut the new trailer for Joshua Grannell’s 2010 horror-comedy cult classic All About Evil, I just so happened to be wearing my “Peaches Christ Is My Homegirl” sweatshirt—Peaches Christ being Grannell’s horror-loving drag alter ego. The movie gods aligned, and …

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Ben Simmons sells house, selling condo and trying to put the 76ers and Philadelphia in the past

12:50 PM ET Joe DeMartinoESPN Editor Close General Editor Joined ESPN in 2006 Massachusetts native, Northwestern graduate Ben Simmons is trying to put Philadelphia behind him in more ways than one. The former Philadelphia 76ers guard, who was traded to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden after a disappointing end to his 2021 playoffs, has …

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The MCU’s Phase 4 Doesn’t Have a Big Connection, and That’s Great

In its first 10 years of moviemakingMarvel Studios established something of a myth that persists to this very day: “In Feige We Trust,” fans would exult, as if a prayer to ward against evil rather than a parasocial relationship with a man worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The idea that Marvel’s movies were all …

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MLB, Sorare partner on new NFT baseball game, with plans to launch midsummer

Major League Baseball is getting deeper into NFTs. Baseball and its players union on Thursday announced a forthcoming game with Paris-based Sorare, a company known for its popular non-fungible token soccer games in Europe. Those will be the template for the yet-to-be-titled MLB game, which is expected to launch this summer. Many details about gameplay …

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