Roundup: Justin Verlander's Epic Speech; Jada and Will Secret Revealed; Connor Bedard's Debut

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Sen. Rand Paul hints at interest to join COVID-19 vaccine debate with Aaron Rodgers, Dr. Fauci, Travis Kelce ... Steve Scalise nominated as House speaker candidate by GOP lawmakers ... As Israeli airstrikes hammer Hamas-ruled Gaza, death toll on each side surpasses 1,000 ... Jada Pinkett Smith says she and Will Smith haven't been together since 2016, 'live separately' ... Jon Gruden rumors are back ... Pete Davidson is living at Saturday Night Live so he may as well host it ... Connor Bedard is on the board ... The Fitbit app has been having some issues ... Kris Jenner is Tristan Thompson's biggest fan ...

Nikki Haley Is the New Ron DeSantis. [The Atlantic]

Sort of at the point where we need to see Kirk Cousins get traded just so the speculation can stop. [The Ringer]

Justin Verlander, Astros drop f-bombs all over FS1 during ALDS post-game celebration. [Awful Announcing]

Why do we say trick-or-treat on Halloween? [Mental Floss]

This one looks like a winner.

He looks so happy.

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