HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Malcolm Gladwell to discuss the ridiculous rate of offseason story lines in the NBA (5:00), LeBron James's right to act in his own self-interest (13:00), dealing with juggernauts in the NBA (23:00), billionaire owners' spending habits (33:00), Tiger Woods's painkiller problem (36:00), trimming the NBA schedule (44:00), Tom Brady's concussions (53:00), solving the public-use problem for golf courses (1:02:00), and the Bill Maher controversy (1:06:00).
Malcolm Gladwell on the NBA Carousel, Billionaire Owners, and Multipurpose Golf Courses
Bill is joined by Malcolm Gladwell to discuss the ridiculous rate of offseason story lines in the NBA, LeBron James's right to act in his own self-interest, and solving the public-use problem for golf courses
As Super Bowl week begins, The Ringer presents an analytical deep dive into the most important players and matchups that will define the biggest game of the NFL season
Bill breaks down the blockbuster trade between the Nets and Mavericks
Chris and Andy discuss the upcoming Paramount+ and Showtime merger and James Gunn’s grand plans for the DCU, then turn their attention toward breaking down the newest episode of ‘The Last of Us’
The show’s fourth episode breathes life into the game’s nameless goons with the introduction of Melanie Lynskey’s Kathleen
Will the Nets make another trade before the deadline? Will it include KD? And how pissed is LeBron? We examine the ripple effects from Sunday’s blockbuster.