The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco of the R2C2 podcast to discuss MLB’s shaky start to the season with multiple Miami Marlins players testing positive for COVID-19, how some of the concerns surrounding baseball can also be applied to the NFL, getting ready for the NBA restart, sports broadcasts during the pandemic, Ryan and CC’s dream podcast guests, and more (2:10). Then Bill talks with Jason Gay of The Wall Street Journal about some of the challenges the NFL will face for the 2020 season, how New York City has adapted to COVID-19, pandemic parenting, and the passing of Jason’s friend and TV icon, Regis Philbin (53:00).
MLB’s Struggles, NBA Asterisks With CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco, and Jason Gay on Pandemic Parenting and Regis Philbin
Discussing MLB’s shaky start to the season with multiple Miami Marlins players testing positive for COVID-19, the NBA restart, the passing of TV icon Regis Philbin, and more
Plus, Matt gives a prediction about ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’
With only 10 women left, ‘The Bachelor’ is headed to Montreal, Canada! Join Juliet and Callie as they discuss the somber group date. They talk about Season 2 of ‘The Traitors,’ including Parvati’s end, Phaedra’s new plans, and much more.
Jo and Rob return to break down the season finale of ‘True Detective: Night Country’
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay dig into the Fani Willis hearings and testimony before reacting to Ruffles forcing the NBA to cancel on Chris Brown for All-Star Weekend. Plus, a discussion about apathy leading up to the 2024 election.
The Ringer’s Tate Frazier is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss the NCAA’s top 16 seeds, UConn destroying no. 4 Marquette, Purdue falling to Ohio State, Rick Pitino’s harsh postgame comments, and more