David Shoemaker is joined by NWA owner Billy Corgan to discuss his experiences in wrestling compared to his Smashing Pumpkins career (02:00), the future of indie promotions (15:00), and the NWA’s 70th-anniversary show this Sunday (20:00). Then writer Kenny Herzog tags in to look at the WWE’s Crown Jewel conundrum in Saudi Arabia (30:45), misguided booking for Evolution (45:45), the 1,000th episode of SmackDown Live (55:30), and more!
Billy Corgan on the NWA, Plus Kenny Herzog on ‘Crown Jewel,’ ‘Evolution,’ and ‘SmackDown 1000’
The Smashing Pumpkins front man compares his music career to wrestling
Justin, Rob, and Wos reevaluate four NBA teams to discern whether they look better or worse than they did earlier on in the season
Kevin and Kyle talk first impressions of prospects and more
JJ and JackO discuss the details of Judge’s new contract and what his return means for the Yankees
The Annual NFL QB–NBA Player Comp With Ceruti. Plus, the Transfer Portal Explained With Max Olson, and Life Advice With TV Writer Bill Callahan.
The Athletic’s Max Olson joins Ryen to talk about the current version of the NCAA transfer portal, why and how it changed, its affect on team-building and staffing, how it ties in with NIL and boosters, and its impact on high school players
Austin and Warren preview this weekend’s games, including Ravens-Steelers and Buccaneers-49ers
Plus, Musa and Ryan discuss Croatia’s penalty shootout win over Japan