Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker reflect on the tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette last week and how Donald Trump’s and Milo Yiannopoulos’s comments against the press can stoke violence toward journalists (02:26). Then they talk about the impact LeBron James has had on sports media in light of his recent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers (20:50) and examine Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surprise win in the New York Congressional Democratic primary last week (37:50).
The Massacre at the Capital Gazette, Decision 3.0, and Failing to Report on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Plus: the impact LeBron James has had on sports media in light of his recent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers
Frank Vogel likely isn’t long for Los Angeles. Can the Lakers find a way to ship Russell Westbrook out, too? Plus, my ballot for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game and more.
Plus, addressing Grayson Allen’s hard foul and Alex Caruso’s injury timeline
The first part of the crime drama’s final season doesn’t bring us to a cliffhanger, but rather a stalemate. What’s changed with the Byrdes?