The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NY radio legend Mike Francesa to talk a little Red Sox and Yankees before running through some of their favorite NFL future bets. Then Bill talks with Jason Goff about a possible Ben Simmons–Zach LaVine trade before discussing the Chicago Bears and their rookie QB Justin Fields. Finally Bill talks with journalist Jim Miller about ESPN’s turbulent year, the latest on Rachel Nichols, the future of ESPN, how it has changed over the years, and more.
Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Mike Francesa, Jason Goff, Jim Miller
Producer: Kyle Chrichton
NFL Future Bets, Windy City’s Fields, and ESPN’s Latest Drama With Mike Francesa, Jason Goff, and Jim Miller
Plus, the latest between the Red Sox and Yankees, a possible Ben Simmons–Zach LaVine trade, and more
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