Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker assess the professional sports comeback given recent news of players and coaches testing positive for COVID-19 (2:30). They then turn their attention to Portland, Oregon, where Trump has sent federal troops to enforce “law and order.” They discuss the warlike way Trump is treating the situation and how it’s affecting his campaign. (22:35) Then sportswriter Diane K. Shah joins to talk about her new memoir, which discusses what it was like to write a sports column in the ’80s (28:10). Plus: the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
The Sports Comeback, Covering Portland, and Diane K. Shah on Column Writing
Assessing the professional sports comeback given recent news of players and coaches testing positive for COVID-19
Bakari and Dr. Peniel Joseph dive into the NatGeo series ‘Genius: MLK/X,’ based on his book ‘The Sword and the Shield’
Plus, how technology can drive changes across industry
The Disappointment All-Stars, LeBron’s Unapproachable 40K, Minnesota Concerns, and Boston’s F-You Game With Ryen Russillo
Plus, how much longer will LeBron play in L.A.?
Brock Bowers On Potentially Playing in N.Y., Plus Marcus Spears Joins, and Matthew Berry Talks Jets and Giants Futures
One of the NFL draft’s top prospects discusses the New York teams
Brian and Jamie also discuss the Celtics’ incredible win streak