HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by JackO to discuss the MLB trade deadline, Yankees–Red Sox, A-Rod’s announcing, the 2020 election, and more (4:04). Then Bill sits down with owner of Fanatics and 76ers part-owner Michael Rubin to talk about sports team ownership, player empowerment, the 2019-20 76ers, sports apparel trends, counterfeit merchandise, streamlining production, and more (56:45).
The A-Rod Problem Plus Fanatics owner Michael Rubin
Bill is joined by JackO to discuss the MLB trade deadline, A-Rod, the 2020 election, then sits with Michael Rubin to talk sports team ownership, apparel, production, and more
Plus: Chris and Andy speak with musician Greg Dulli about his first solo album, ‘Random Desire’
‘Heat Check’: The Five Most Interesting Teams of the Stretch! Plus, Analyzing the Buyout Market and Playoff Projections
The crew discusses the latest around the NBA, including Zion debuting some new shoes and Mark Cuban having a very expensive meltdown
It’s the season when player measurements become an object of intense scrutiny among draftniks. Should the Bengals worry about Joe Burrow’s 9-inch hands? (No.)
Dallas still hasn’t reached long-term deals with Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper. Several other starters are set to become free agents. How will the Cowboys navigate the offseason that will shape their future?
Mike D’Antoni says he never explicitly asked his point guard to change his game, he just tried to give the former MVP the necessary room to find his havoc-wreaking way. "I think he found it."
In his debut season, Morant and his electrifying athleticism have quickly turned the Memphis Grizzlies into must-watch TV