Rodger Sherman, The Ringer

Rodger Sherman

The Ringer

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Rodger:

Josh Allen’s Incredible Accuracy Makes the Bills Unstoppable

The defending Super Bowl champion Rams were helpless against the Bills and their MVP-candidate quarterback. With Allen’s precise passing and bulldozing running style, what chance does the rest of the league have at slowing Buffalo down? → Read More

With LeBron James Jr. Nearly Grown, Could Dad’s Preposterous NBA Dream Become Reality?

LeBron James’s last NBA goal might be to play long enough to take the court with his oldest son. But is Bronny James a legit NBA prospect, and what would it take for the Lakers to turn father and son into teammates? → Read More

The Winners and Losers of the 2022 NFL Draft’s First Round

The Giants and Jets may have done something right, there’s never been a better time to be a wide receiver, and quarterbacks were not the story on Day 1 → Read More

The Top 2021 Rookies Took an Unconventional Path to NFL Stardom. Will Anyone Follow Their Lead?

Ja’Marr Chase, Micah Parsons, and Rashawn Slater all opted out of their 2020 college seasons. They were arguably the league’s three best rookies last season. Let’s break down what lessons we can take from their experience—and why the NFL seems so eager to move past them. → Read More

Most College Basketball Careers End With a Loss. But Nobody’s Has Ended Like Coach K’s.

Duke-UNC was a Final Four matchup for the ages. And in the end, a rookie coach trumped a legend—and Coach K went out at the hands of his underdog rivals. → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Finale Recap: The Worst Happy Ending

Justice had been served, crimes had been punished. Then off-camera events changed everything. → Read More

The 2022 March Madness Cinderella Guide

Which upsets will make or break brackets in this men’s NCAA tournament? We have everything you need to know. → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: We Officially Have a Front-runner

Your ears better perk up once the lead starts buying a contestant fancy designer gowns → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: And the Academy Award Goes to

Shanae is the next Meryl Streep, according to Shanae. (Actually, when she really thinks about it, she’s better than Meryl Streep.) → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Let the Rain Fall Down and Wake Clayton’s Dreams

If only he could go back … back to the beginning … before he met Hilary Duff, let Ziwe host an obstacle course race, or got involved with a woman who has a friend with benefits → Read More

The Winners and Losers of NFL Week 18

The Chargers and Raiders refused to deliver the tie everyone wanted. And there was plenty of other compelling action in the NFL’s first Week 18. → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Premiere Recap: Clayton Sets a New Record

… for the amount of contestants to leave on the first night, but still → Read More

The Winners and Losers of NFL Week 13

The Lions are finally winners. Plus, Gardner Minshew has a day with the Eagles and John Harbaugh’s gambles fail to pay off. → Read More

The Legend of Chet Holmgren, 7-Foot String Bean, Has Just Begun

What would it look like if a player was as tall as Joel Embiid while weighing a few pounds more than Steph Curry? In the case of the Gonzaga freshman, he’d look like the most sought-after prospect in the NBA. → Read More

The Winners and Losers of NFL Week 8

Mike White made history with the Jets, the Steelers found themselves in a kicking snafu, and Jared Goff forgot what to do on fourth down … again → Read More

The Winners and Losers of NFL Week 6

Aaron Rodgers is an NFL player … and also an NFL owner. Plus, Patrick Mahomes’s stats took a misleading hit, Brandon Staley’s fourth-down decisions backfired, and Trevon Diggs has his eyes set on a 71-year-old record. → Read More

Single-Digit Jerseys Should Be the NFL’s Most Exclusive Club

The league’s loosening of its numbers restrictions on player jerseys was a welcome change, if long overdue. But the changes need to go further—call it a superstar rule for single-digit jerseys → Read More

The Winners and Losers of the 2021 NFL Draft’s First Round

While the first two picks of the draft were set in stone prior to Thursday, the rest of the first round featured Aaron Rodgers trade rumors, college buddies reuniting, and Jon Gruden continuing his reaching ways → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Finale Couldn’t Fix the Season’s Mistakes

The last episode of Matt James’s season was remarkably traditional—in contrast to the "After the Final Rose" portion, which tackled the Rachael Kirkconnell controversy and reinforced the show’s long-standing issues → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ Doesn’t Need Chris Harrison

Hosting the show is such an inessential role that allowing Harrison to return to it after he passionately defended a contestant’s history of racism would send a clear message about where the franchise stands → Read More