The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by CC Sabathia to talk about the Dodgers winning the World Series. They discuss Kevin Cash’s controversial decision to pull Blake Snell, the electric energy Mookie Betts brought to the Dodgers, Kershaw finally getting to relax, the success of the shortened MLB playoff schedule, and more (2:00). Then Bill talks with Kevin O’Connor about the upcoming NBA draft, the short offseason, teams that may be inclined to trade up, the lack of consensus for the top prospects, Kevin’s mock draft on TheRinger.com, and more (52:00).
The Blake Snell WTF Game, Mookie’s Second Title, and the 2020 World Series With CC Sabathia
Plus: NBA draft trades with Kevin O’Connor
Troy Aikman on an All-Time NFL Weekend, the Future of Mahomes vs. Allen, Aaron Rodgers, and Why Toughness Matters
Three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Aikman of Fox Sports joins Ryen to discuss the Chiefs’ overtime win vs. the Bills, how much the QB position has evolved since the 1990s, and whether or not Aaron Rodgers’s future includes the Packers
Plus, Mike and Jesse follow up on the story from last week regarding scams in the hobby and talk about this week’s new releases
When Kansas City and Buffalo drafted Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, they were betting big on physical talent under center. Now, that’s the primary way to win in the NFL—and Sunday night’s electrifying showcase proved it.