The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Logan Murdock and The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson to discuss Steph Curry’s incredible stretch of basketball, the parallels between Steph’s current season and Kobe Bryant’s 2006 season, sports dynasties, NBA playoffs sleeper teams, the postseason play-in games, Draymond Green stories, and more (2:30). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Chris Ryan about the potential European Super League, including who proposed it, why certain teams are involved, the potential fallout if ratified, and much more (1:19:00).
2021 Steph vs. 2006 Kobe, the NEW Warriors Fans, and SuperLeague Soccer Hijinks
Plus, Draymond Green stories, thoughts on postseason play-in games, and more
Russell Wilson and new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron produced fireworks in Week 1. But it won’t always be that easy—and how Wilson’s style fits into a Rams-inspired scheme will be one of this NFL season’s most intriguing story lines.
Overshadowed by the Buccaneers and Drew Brees’s retirement, New Orleans wasn’t a popular Super Bowl pick this season. Their Week 1 domination of the Packers showed that this team is a force in the NFC.
The NL Cy Young race may be crowded, but the Brewers’ ace is pursuing a feat no pitcher in history has achieved
Bill talks Peyton and Eli’s ‘Monday Night Football’ broadcast and Week 2 fantasy predictions
Nora and Mallory discuss whether fans should worry about some Week 1 losses