The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on James Harden wanting out of Houston, as well as some history behind the unhappy NBA star era (2:30), before talking to John Jastremski from WFAN radio about the current state of New York pro sports (34:00). Finally Bill talks with his old pal David Jacoby about the new season of MTV’s The Challenge: Double Agents. They break down the competitors into tiers as they gear up for the new season (1:24:30).
The Unhappy NBA Star Era, 2020 New York Sports, and MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ With John Jastremski and Dave Jacoby
Bill breaks down the history of today’s unhappy NBA star era
Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Fadumo Olow to discuss the news that Paul Pogba has been given a four-year ban for a doping offence
The D3 join to give their best bets for the NFL combine, and Brian Scalabrine offers some thoughts on the Boston Celtics
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the new Diddy lawsuit and Meek Mill’s response to being implicated. Then, they give their impressions of the "uncommitted" vote protest in Michigan before going over the gender politics of marriage proposal.
Many Americans today seem to embrace conspiracy theories and nihilistic burn-it-all-down messages, not because they are partisans of the left or right, but because they’ve become cynical about all elite and all major institutions of power