Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a look at how sportswriters could be partially responsible for the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on sports gambling (02:15), how the media is celebrating John McCain (21:00), and why Andrew Marchand of the New York Post called out ESPN’s Katie Nolan (37:45).
How the Media Normalized Sports Gambling
Plus: John McCain’s long goodbye, and Katie Nolan gets called out
Cameron Hawkins also joins to talk about his Ringer dot com article "Feeding Potential: WWE’s NIL Athletes Prep for Greatness"
LeBron Passes Kareem, and the Future of Big Career Records. Plus, Kirk Goldsberry on Kyrie in Dallas, Memphis’s Slip, and More.
Ryen discusses LeBron James’s new record and whether future generations will be able to reach it
Throughout the early part of his career, Mahomes was defined by trick shots, deep balls, and awe-inspiring ridiculousness. But after his Super Bowl loss in the 2020 season, he put a greater emphasis on the basics—and that’s led to perhaps his best campaign yet.
Bryan talks to Mad Dog about his career as a radio host and his favorite thing about radio before discussing Tom Brady and Bill Belichick with Mike
A picturesque fadeaway, a moment with Kareem, and (ahem) a loss to the Thunder. James’s historic night might not have been perfect, but it told us a lot about LeBron, this season, and his path to this point.