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Matt Damon! Plus: Giannis Cards and COVID Confusion With Mike Gioseffi and Derek Thompson

The actor joins to discuss the lingering pain of losing Mookie Betts to the Dodgers, Tom Brady’s seventh Super Bowl win, ‘90s movie eras, ‘Stillwater,’ and more

“Stillwater” Photocall - The 74th Annual Cannes Film Festival Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage


The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Mike Gioseffi of The Ringer’s Sports Cards Nonsense podcast to discuss changes in the market for Giannis Antetokounmpo’s rookie card following his first NBA championship, as well as other changes in the sports cards landscape (6:45). Then Bill talks to The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson about the COVID-19 delta variant, vaccine hesitancy, new policies for universities and sports teams, and more (35:05). Finally Bill is joined by Matt Damon to discuss the lingering pain of losing Mookie Betts to the Dodgers, Tom Brady’s seventh Super Bowl win, the upcoming Patriots season, ’90s movies, Stillwater, why Tom Cruise is the ultimate stuntman, future projects, and more (1:02:35)!

Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Matt Damon, Derek Thompson, and Mike Gioseffi
Producer: Kyle Crichton

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