The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Matt James of The Bachelor franchise to discuss his season, expectations vs. reality, dealing with real feelings during a public controversy, being “unplugged” from media and sports while filming, getting back to life after The Bachelor, and more (2:30). Then Bill talks with Joe House about teams that may be desperate for a trade with the NBA trade deadline approaching, House’s revised NBA MVP bets, the NCAA tournament, Ryan Fitzpatrick to the Washington Football Team, the upcoming Masters Tournament, and more (51:00).
Matt James on ‘The Bachelor’ Behind the Scenes
Plus, desperate NBA teams and March Madness with Joe House
Giannis: still really good. As for Russell Westbrook, there’s a lot that needs to be figured out.
Plus, the former NFL wide receiver shares what he loves and doesn’t love about today’s NFL
Ian and Ryan discuss Patrick Vieira’s managerial success and Alexandre Lacazette’s equalizer against Palace
The guys discuss what to do with underperforming players who are still too good to drop