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Dodgers Drama, Gruden’s Wreckage, Kyrie’s Soap Opera, and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Jay Caspian Kang

Bill is joined by Peter Schrager to discuss Gruden’s messy exit from the Raiders. Then he welcomes Jay Caspian King to discuss his new book and a range of NBA topics.

Division Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants - Game Five Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images


The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Dodgers’ Game 5 win over the Giants, sending them to the NLCS for the second straight year (2:55). Then Bill talks with NFL Network’s Peter Schrager about Jon Gruden’s exit from the Raiders, before making their Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 6 (22:29). Finally Bill is joined by Jay Caspian Kang of The New York Times to discuss his new book, The Loneliest Americans, as well as a range of NBA topics including Kyrie Irving and the Nets, the limits of NBA analytics, why the Trail Blazers need to trade for Ben Simmons, and more (1:14:30).

Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Peter Schrager and Jay Caspian Kang
Producer: Kyle Crichton

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