The NFL referee issue is as bad as ever but it may not be the fault of the individual refs. The Ringer’s Kevin Clark explains two possible solutions to the referee crisis before delving into Lamar Jackson’s special season and what it means for future prospects. Then, Jason Concepcion of NBA Desktop joins the show to give his solution to the NFL referee problem, read into a bizarre Ask Amy, and accuse the L.A. Times opinion section of lying.
‘Slow News Day’: The NFL Referees Are As Bad As Ever, but It’s Not Their Fault
The officiating issue in the NFL is as bad as ever, but it may not be the fault of the individual refs
Bakari is joined by Jelani Cobb to discuss the Haitian asylum seekers at the Texas border and how to turn the Black Lives Matter movement into long-term political power
The ‘Reservation Dogs’ Finale, ‘Top Chef’ News, and an Interview With ‘Midnight Mass’ Creators Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy
Plus, discussing how a potential IATSE strike might affect the production industry
Mike and Jesse react to the 76ers star demanding a trade and discuss which NFL Week 3 matchups could influence the card market
David and Kaz also talk about an exciting night of ‘Monday Night Raw’ with the New Day facing the Bloodline and a triple-threat match worthy of a pay-per-view main event bookending the show
Minnesota and Karl-Anthony Towns desperately need a less chaotic future. Firing Gersson Rosas means more drama in the short term—but perhaps some basic functionality in the long term.
Musa and Ryan answer listener questions on Radamel Falcao’s signing, a Barcelona what-if, and more