Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann close the book on the championship series by reviewing the Astros’ incredible curveball usage (and bullpen avoidance) in ALCS Game 7 (02:45), tipping their caps to the vanquished Cubs and Yankees (14:00), and discussing their top reasons to be excited about the World Series and explaining why the Dodgers-Astros matchup seems so even (21:00). They finish by reflecting on the dismissal of Dusty Baker and the managerial moves of the Mets, Tigers, and Red Sox (49:00).
Championship Series Wrap and World Series Preview
The top reasons to be excited about the World Series
Plus, Musa and Ryan talk about the proposed French law to ban hijab in sports
Professional wrestling legend Paul Heyman stops by to discuss working with the new iterations of Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar, and preview Saturday’s ‘Royal Rumble’
Two months ago, San Francisco’s defense was struggling to find its footing. Now, it’s the strength of a team that’s one win away from a Super Bowl berth. How did DeMeco Ryans turn things around? And just how big of a role has Fred Warner played in that?
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s return to television adds to an upswing of series centered on the humorous side of crime
Other Prestige TV Hall of Fame episodes from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘The Sopranos,’ and ‘Succession’ can be found in the ‘Prestige TV Podcast’ feed