The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares an essay he wrote about Michael Jordan’s retirement (4:25) before he is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to discuss the 40th season of Survivor, generational gaps between athletes, nostalgic basketball behavior, and the 1992 dream team, as well as quarantine life, the historic weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more (24:45).
MJ’s Second Retirement, Explained. Plus: Chuck Klosterman on ‘Survivor,’ Defining Greatness, and Two Months of Quarantine Life
Plus: a discussion about the 1992 Dream Team
College Prospect Progress Reports: Is Emoni Bates a Legit Pro? Has Gradey Dick Improved His D Enough? And Much More.
KOC and J. Kyle Mann discuss prospects from Eastern Michigan, Purdue, and Kansas
The writer joins the pod to discuss his famous ESPN profile
Ben, Khal, and Brian H. are here to break down a few midweek headlines
Ryen covers the latest NBA news, including New York Knicks–Los Angeles Lakers, RJ Barrett’s minutes, Darius Garland’s offense, and much more