Bill Simmons connects with his dad to talk about the Celtics’ second playoff win over the 76ers, how Philly can get back on track, the Red Sox, and (maybe) for the last time revisit the Patriots’ 2018 draft picks (3:10). Then, Nathan Hubbard calls in to talk about his vision for next-gen ticket sales and his new company, Rival, as well as LAFC’s new stadium and being a sports parent (39:45). Finally, Bill talks with Mark Titus about the Rockets, the NBA’s lackadaisical enforcement of traveling violations, the Pacers, the college basketball teams with the biggest persecution complexes, and Titus’s bid to be head coach of the Chicago State men’s basketball program (1:05:00).
Sleeper Celtics, Boring Rockets, and Next-Gen Tickets
Bill Simmons and his dad, Mark Titus, and Nathan Hubbard cover Boston sports, playoff story lines, NBA officiating, and more
Plus, how often NFL coaches think about the Roman Empire, and debunking Aaron Rodgers’s recovery
Geoff Schwartz joins to talk Pac-12, Colorado’s rise to fame, and whether the Kansas City Chiefs have already won the AFC West
Is the real second GOAT Cristiano Ronaldo? Why is Ángel Di María so highly ranked? And who should be in the list that missed out altogether?
How to Bet Games With Inclement Weather in the Forecast. Plus, Week 3 Preview, Betting Buddies, and More.
Sharp and House also react to the San Francisco 49ers’ victory over the New York Giants and break down what is going wrong for Kenny Pickett and the Pittsburgh Steelers