Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to recap last week’s picks (2:35), give their picks for the NFL’s divisional round (4:45), discuss NBA coaches’ issues with coverage of LaVar Ball (34:50), and debate who the Red Sox should acquire in the offseason (45:15). Then Kathy Carter, president of Soccer United Marketing, joins to discuss her campaign to become the next U.S. Soccer president and the next step for American soccer as a whole (49:35).
Round 2 Preview With Mike Francesa and Fixing American Soccer With Kathy Carter
Bill and New York sports radio legend Mike Francesa make predictions for this weekend’s divisional round games and debate who the Red Sox should add before the season starts
After a disappointing follow-up to its surprise run to the East finals, Atlanta agreed to send a robust package to the Spurs in the hopes that Murray can be the perfect complement to Trae Young
Justin, Rob, and Wos discuss the Nuggets-Wizards deal and preview this weekend’s free agency action
Autosport reporter Luke Smith joins Kevin to discuss last year’s race between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, discuss the performance by British drivers from Lando Norris to George Russell to Hamilton, and then talk through the midseason pressure on Mercedes and Ferrari
KOC and Stein also discuss the Dejounte Murray sweepstakes and other potential targets for the Knicks
Jackie MacMullan details how a young David Stern leveraged the budding rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to market the game