HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss monetizing digital media, streaming TV, subscription overload, podcasts, broadcast rights, NBA, and more (2:25). Then Bill and JackO have a long-overdue conversation about the Astros’ cheating scandal, Mookie Betts to Los Angeles, the Democratic primary elections, and more.
The 2020 Streaming Wars, Cheating Astros, Cheap-Ass Red Sox, and Rudderless Democrats With Ben Thompson and JackO
Bill is joined by business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss monetizing digital media and more before Bill and JackO talk baseball and politics
Andy also discusses ‘The Old Man’ getting renewed
The Big Ten is set to add USC and UCLA as new members. While this move seems ridiculous, it’s the culmination of where college sports has been heading—and a sign of where it’s heading next.