The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Mina Kimes to discuss the Patriots’ massive free-agency spending, contracts with “voidable years,” the Bears signing QB Andy Dalton, questions surrounding Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson, and more (4:00). Then Bill talks with Chris Ryan about Joel Embiid’s injury, NBA MVP contenders (1:05:30), and the HBO Max show Beartown [SPOILERS] (1:18:45).
Belichick’s Spending Spree, Embiid’s Lost MVP, and ‘Beartown’ With Mina Kimes and Chris Ryan
ESPN’s Mina Kimes joins the show to discuss the latest NFL free agency news before Bill and Chris talk about Joel Embiid’s injury, NBA MVP contenders, and more
Plus, Jason, James, and Ryan recap the showdown between the Ravens and Chiefs
Plus, Jake and Jordan discuss Sal Pérez’s great season
Verno and KOC take a look back to 2019 to evaluate their previous picks for which NBA player islands to inhabit and then choose some new islands from the pool of lottery picks currently in the NBA
Evan and the guys discuss Adam Cole’s debut and debate Flobo’s Mount Rushmore of wrestling before Jack gives his Farmers Market Picks of the Week
Charles and Grace are joined by writer Chris Mench to break down the songs on ‘Montero’ that worked, Lil Nas X’s place in hip-hop, and more before Grace quizzes Charles on über-specific genres of music