HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Game 2 takeaways and Game 3 questions in the NBA Finals (3:15). Then Bill talks to Kevin Clark about Andy Ruiz, Anthony Joshua’s stunning loss, and the rematch people already want (41:48). Finally Bill calls up his old friend JackO to talk Red Sox struggles, the flourishing Yankees, 2020 election speculations, and more (1:13:43).
The Boogie Rescue, All Hail Andy Ruiz, the Feel-Good Yankees, and Game 2 Overreactions With Joe House, Kevin Clark, and JackO
And the problem with the Red Sox so far
Jackie MacMullan details how a young David Stern leveraged the budding rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to market the game
Plus, Pablo discusses starting at Sports Illustrated, fact-checking and covering basketball star Jeremy Lin and Linsanity