Bill Simmons is joined by Al Pacino and Barry Levinson to discuss how the two get along so well (14:45), their new film Paterno (19:00), and what they expect the reaction to the film will be (27:20). Then, Bill debunks a Heat conspiracy theory (41:20) and Al talks about how Francis Ford Coppola saved his job (48:30), when John Cazale realized Meryl Streep was the greatest actor alive (56:00) and the impact Marlon Brando had on him (59:00).
Al Pacino and Barry Levinson on ‘Dog Day Afternoon,’ HBO’s ‘Paterno,’ and ‘The Godfather’
Plus: debunking a ‘Heat’ conspiracy theory
The in-season tournament championship was a reminder that LeBron James plus Anthony Davis plus an elite defense is scary. And the players’ treatment of the NBA Cup as something worth winning was the tacit stamp of approval the league needed.
Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Ryan Hunn to talk about two big results in the Thursday night Premier League games
Ohtani is a singular talent. Now he’s set to be paid unlike any baseball player ever. By signing a 10-year, $700 million deal with the Dodgers, Ohtani will change the landscape of MLB—and rewrite its salary structure as we know it.
Mal and Jo get into Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film, then name their five overall favorites!
The Spoiler-Free Shohei Sweepstakes, Person(s) of the Year, and an Oscar Contender That’s Really a Journalism Movie
Bryan and Jason Gay dive into the Person of the Year awards, MLB, movies, and more!