The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts about Adam Silver’s meeting with the board of governors that seemed to garner “positive feelings” (2:28), before he’s joined by ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser to discuss Tony’s mortal enemy, modern technology; continuing Pardon the Interruption during the pandemic; and all-time captivating athletes including Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods, Bobby Orr, Secretariat, and more (16:53). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Van Lathan about his rewatch of HBO’s The Wire, quarantine thoughts, COVID-19’s impact on Louisiana, ESPN’s The Last Dance, and more (1:04:35).
NBA Optimism Alert!!! Plus: MJ vs. Tyson, Quarantine ‘PTI,’ ‘The Wire,’ and Post-Virus Social Undistancing With Tony Kornheiser and Van Lathan
The ‘PTI’ host runs down his list of the all-time most captivating athletes
Johnny and Syrus discuss topics ranging from Kendal’s inexplicable sabotage decision to his tough elimination challenge against MJ
Steven Spielberg released his ‘Jurassic Park’ sequel 25 years ago, and while it pales in comparison to the original, there’s plenty to appreciate when viewed through a different lens
JJ reacts to the Rangers’ loss to Carolina and Max Scherzer’s injury scare against the Cardinals