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The New Era of Sports Media and the End of 'The Sports Reporters'

Bill is joined by 'Wall Street Journal' sports columnist Jason Gay and 'Ringer' editor-at-large Bryan Curtis to discuss the end of ESPN's 'The Sports Reporters,' LaVar Ball's impact on Lonzo Ball's draft stock, and ESPN's priorities in today's media landscape

Paley Prize Gala Honoring ESPN's 35th Anniversary Presented By Roc Nation Sports - Inside Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Paley Center for Media

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay and Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis to discuss the end of ESPN's The Sports Reporters (5:00), LaVar Ball's impact on Lonzo Ball's draft stock (15:00), ESPN's priorities in today's media landscape (24:00), ESPN's attachment to live sports (34:00), the future of ESPN2 (39:00), Adrian Wojnarowski's rivalry with ESPN (48:00), the ESPN news ticker (55:00), the value of good writing in any medium (1:02:00), and parting shots on The Players' Tribune (1:07:00).