The Ringer’s Donnie Kwak and Micah Peters dissect the Manchester Derby and other world soccer rivalries from the past weekend (0:15). Then writer Andrew Helms joins to break down his Ringer article about the Dutch-born scout who’s scouring the U.S. for Mexican dual nationals to play for El Tri (40:00). Finally, the crew previews the international break and assesses the MLS Cup conference championship matchups (65:00).
Manchester Is Blue and Mexico Is Scouting American Talent
Andrew Helms joins to discuss his new story about how the Mexican national team keeps landing young Mexican American prospects
Plus, trivia and talking Syracuse basketball
Plus, Danny Kelly on the NFL draft and best dad content
James and Seerat reflect on LeBron James’s legacy as he chases Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record
The former Saints coach is reportedly going to Denver in a trade, and he’ll have a new challenge there: trying to reclaim what’s left of Russell Wilson’s career
On the one hand, the Broncos finally have a proven head coach. On the other, they have even fewer draft picks and more questions about their long term team-building philosophy.