Bill Simmons is joined by Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay and Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis to discuss new media’s impact on Super Bowl LII coverage (8:00), broadcast experimentation in the NBA (22:00), the best announcing teams (38:00), Chris Berman’s return (52:00), and reasons to not care about the 2018 Winter Olympics (1:01:00).
The Sports Repodders on Super Bowl Coverage, TV Nostalgia, and the Winter Olympics
Jason Gay and Bryan Curtis join the show to discuss sports media’s evolving landscape
Chiefs Doubts, Brady in L.A., Million-Dollar Picks, and Sox-Yanks With Peter Schrager and Bill’s Dad
Bill and Peter preview Week 3 of the NFL season before Bill’s dad joins to talk Boston sports
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.