Bill Simmons is joined by World Series champion CC Sabathia to discuss his experience at the protests in Brooklyn, the moment he realized the nation was ignited by the killing of George Floyd, and the platforms today’s athletes have and their ability to speak out against injustice. They also discuss CC’s time with the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians, including the 2007 ALCS, watching LeBron James play high school sports in Cleveland, the incomparable Mariano Rivera, the 2009 World Series, bench-clearing brawls, how athletes may be affected by moving the start date of their season, and more.
CC Sabathia on Protesting, Drew Brees, Baseball’s Return, LeBron, Rivera, and the National Moment
The former pitcher joins Bill to discuss his experience at the protests in Brooklyn, the platforms today’s athletes have and their ability to speak out against injustice, and more
Kim Kardashian’s Crypto Fine, A-Rod’s Message to J.Lo, Robert Downey Jr.’s Inflatable Home, and Lindsay Lohan’s Comeback
Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss Kim Kardashian being charged with illegally promoting a cryptocurrency product, Alex Rodriguez’s well-wishes to former fiancée J.Lo and the children, and more
Charles and Justin discuss the best seasoned rappers still in the game
Van and Rachel react to Kanye’s White Lives Matter shirt before welcoming in Emmy and Peabody award-winning broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien to discuss hew new documentary on Rosa Parks
With a reboot of the ’80s classic arriving on Hulu this week, here’s your reminder that the Cenobites are not slasher-film killers—just morally ambiguous sickos