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
Rachel and Jodi get into all the details from the Bravo news of the week
Joel McHale joins the show to get into his career and past as both a host and an actor, then talk Episode 7
Sean and Amanda are joined by Wesley Morris to talk Todd Haynes’s new film and ‘Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé’
CFB Conference Title Game Confidence Rankings, NFL Playoff Resumés, and Willie Colon on Niners-Eagles
Russillo is joined by Super Bowl champion Willie Colon to break down Dak Prescott’s play, share his pick for 49ers-Eagles, and tell stories from his playing days