Michael Baumann talks to Shaker Samman about which teams make for enticing playoff-prop-bet candidates (01:00) and Danny Heifetz about players who might get your fantasy team over the hump (13:30). Finally, Ben Lindbergh joins the show, ostensibly to talk about the Yankees, but really to listen to Michael hoot and holler about Lance Lynn (35:00).
Playoff Odds, Fantasy Updates, and Lance Lynn
The Ringer staff debates who can get your fantasy team over the hump in August
Ben examines how the Dallas Cowboys quarterback entered the upper echelon of signal callers
The NBA’s two recent structural innovations—the IST and the play-in—harness the drama of single elimination without compromising the legitimacy of the league’s ultimate annual championship. Plus, one X factor for every team in the semifinals and more.
Brian chats with Andrew Fillipponi about the upcoming Patriots-Steelers game on Thursday night. Then, Brian talks to The Boston Globe’s Conor Ryan about the Bruins and their recent slump, another terrific season from David Pastrnak, and more.
Exploring the history of Long Beach’s favorite sons with our friend Yasi Salek