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
The Boston Celtics suspended their head coach for the next year for an improper relationship with a colleague, but vague details and reports have made it hard to parse what actually happened
The Celtics-Udoka Situation, Comedian Colin Quinn, and Sheil Kapadia on the Eagles, Lamar, and Brady
Ryen Russillo discusses why the Celtics-Udoka situation is playing out this way, and later comedian Colin Quinn joins to talk business. Plus, Sheil Kapadia’s thoughts on the Eagles, Lamar, and Brady.
Rachel also briefly chats with Chelsea Stark-Jones about some Bravo news