Bill Simmons is joined by chef, author, and TV producer Eddie Huang to talk tortured Knicks fandom, Linsanity, NBA rookies, summer league, the transformation of the L.A. food scene, developing TV shows, and more (3:13). Then Bill talks with author Jim Miller about ESPN’s apex, its current state, the future of digital media, and Miller’s new podcast episode “Origins of a Champion: Nick Saban & Alabama’s Crimson Tide” (52:50).
New York Hoops, Food Trends, ESPN’s Future, and Nick Saban With Eddie Huang and Jim Miller
Plus: Bill and Eddie talk about the transformation of the L.A. food scene
Trump Is Back in the News Cycle, How to Talk to an Embattled Quarterback, and the Return of Harry Caray
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker guesses the Strained-Pun Headline
Musa and Ryan also round up some of the key results around Europe after the returns of La Liga and Serie A
Also, Tom Lawlor shines in the 2022 G1 Climax and Shinsuke Nakamura brings Strong Style to the WWE (with the help of Gunther) in this week’s best pro wrestling matches
Bill Simmons, Juliet Litman, and Amanda Dobbins record the most systematic, hydromatic, and ultramatic podcast ever after rewatching the 1978 classic
Professor Peters discusses what makes the best, the best? And how do elite sports people deal with failure and animalistic behavior?