Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to discuss the Yankees and Red Sox before the upcoming four-game series. They discuss the disappointing Mets, modernizing baseball, the fall of the traditional newspaper, and the rise of esports (2:13), before Bill talks to his buddy Joe House about their new favorite show, ‘Succession’ (50:00).
The Surging Red Sox and Floundering Mets
Bill and Mike Francesa also discuss the rise of esports
Russell Wilson and new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron produced fireworks in Week 1. But it won’t always be that easy—and how Wilson’s style fits into a Rams-inspired scheme will be one of this NFL season’s most intriguing story lines.
Overshadowed by the Buccaneers and Drew Brees’s retirement, New Orleans wasn’t a popular Super Bowl pick this season. Their Week 1 domination of the Packers showed that this team is a force in the NFC.
The NL Cy Young race may be crowded, but the Brewers’ ace is pursuing a feat no pitcher in history has achieved
Bill talks Peyton and Eli’s ‘Monday Night Football’ broadcast and Week 2 fantasy predictions
Nora and Mallory discuss whether fans should worry about some Week 1 losses