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
Is there even a Best Picture favorite? And what is Andrea Riseborough doing here?
The guys also get into James Dolan’s interview discussing Madison Square Garden’s use of facial recognition
Ben and Derek talk about ChatGPT, Stable Diffusion, the state of generative AI, and how the biggest tech companies will try to use these new tools
Austin and Pausha also pay their respects to Kobe and Gigi Bryant, as well as the seven others who lost their lives three years ago
Will Joe Burrow keep up his hot streak against the Chiefs? How much will Patrick Mahomes be limited by his injury? And what should we expect from the battle between the Eagles offense and the 49ers defense?