The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares some early NBA reactions and gives out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 16 (3:00), before he is joined by actor William Zabka to discuss Season 3 of Cobra Kai. They talk about making the platform switch to Netflix, successfully rebooting a classic franchise, Zabka’s character (Johnny Lawrence) switching from antagonist in the film franchise to protagonist in the TV show, Season 3 excitement, and more (23:00). Finally Bill talks with The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and WSJ’s Jason Gay for another edition of the Sports Repodders. They discuss COVID-19’s major blow to the sports media industry, how sports media innovated when there were no sports to cover, a look back at the 2020 NFL draft, sports gambling permeating mainstream sports culture, the evolution of the relationship between athlete and journalist, and more (56:00).
William Zabka on ‘Cobra Kai,’ and a 2020 Sports Repodders Recap With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay
Plus, Bill Simmons shares some early thoughts on the NBA and makes his Million-Dollar Picks for Week 16
Brian chats with Michael Pina about the Celtics’ 14-4 start to the season, then Brian and Jamie talk Pats-Chargers and give out some bets for Week 13
The guys also discuss KOC’s article detailing the need for the Warriors to reinvent themselves around Steph Curry
The Literal Chopt Salad, a Look Inside Jennifer Garner’s Bag, and Tasting a Blue Moon Bagel With Valencia Orange Cream Cheese From Popup Bagels
Plus, Juliet and Jacoby discuss Red Lobster’s endless shrimp costing the chain $20 million, share their thoughts on a Krispy Kreme truck heist, and question whether dessert stomach is a real thing
Juliet returns with cohost Callie Curry to discuss all the happenings of ‘The Golden Bachelor’ finale and ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Episode 9