HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by one of the most influential authors of the 21st century, Ta-Nehisi Coates, to discuss the importance of reading (6:00), LeBron managing his celebrity status (18:00), the decision to challenge President Obama (28:00), the role of athlete involvement in political protest (34:00), the Colin Kaepernick situation (48:00), the OJ doc (1:01:00), and the best season of The Wire (1:08:00).
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Storytelling, Challenging Obama, and the Kaepernick Situation
The author joined Bill to discuss topics including LeBron’s celebrity status, the president, politics in sports, and the best season of the ‘The Wire’
Trey Kerby joins to discuss the upcoming race
The Mayfield trade looks decent in a vacuum. But when combined with the Panthers’ recent history of reclamation projects at QB, it only exposes the franchise’s lack of a plan.
Plus, Van and Rachel discuss Brittney Griner’s letter to President Joe Biden from a Russian prison and dynamics of the Black diaspora