We Need to Talk About Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Jam Session (Ep. 314)

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married last week (1:16) and their splashy wedding celebration sparked some suspicions about the nature of their relationship (11:51). Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan are on a press tour for their movie ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ and we’re loving it (23:27). And the onslaught…
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Kevin Durant VI | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 454)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons sits down with NBA Finals MVP, Kevin Durant to talk Zion and Giannis, 2018 surprises, media dealings, legacies, summer plans and more. 
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'The wisdom was you needed a Beckham': What can Atlanta’s rise teach MLS?

Graham Parker speaks with Atlanta United president Darren Eales on continuing their improbable rise and learning from their peersIt could have been so different.As the second-half wore on, and it became increasingly obvious that Atlanta were going to win their first MLS Cup on Saturday night, it was possible for…
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The Pats/Cowboys Body Switch, Saquon for MVP, and Elf On The Shelf Chaos With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 453)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to discuss the Miami Miracle, the Rams loss to the Bears, the Cowboys win streak, and the NFL playoff picture (2:10), before guessing the week 15 lines (41:00). 
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Atlanta United cap phenomenal ascent with MLS Cup title in second season

Atlanta United capture MLS Cup before record crowd of 73,019As it happened: Atlanta United 2-0 Portland TimbersAtlanta United’s extraordinary opening chapter came to the ideal conclusion for hometown fans on Saturday night, as an MLS record 73,019 crowd saw them defeat Portland 2-0 to win MLS Cup, in only their…
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MLS Cup: Atlanta v Portland is much more than a battle of football hipsters

Critics and rivals of this year’s finalists often deride them as suspect newcomers. But soccer in both cities has been built over decadesBack before the start of the 2012 season, MLS commissioner Don Garber issued a cautionary note about the “ghost of the NASL” and how it still “haunts the…
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NFL Teasers, Best Sports Movies, and Hollywood Talk With Jason Reitman and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 452)

BO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons calls up Joe House to make some ambitious NFL bets (2:58) before sitting down with director Jason Reitman to talk about the Gary Hart story and his new film, ‘The Front Runner,’ getting unique films made in Hollywood, sports movies, and more (34:45).
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The New Online | Damage Control (Ep. 450)

Tumblr announced this week that they are going to ban all adult content from the site (2:00), and many believe this signals the end for the social platform (9:25). The millennial-focused news site Mic laid off the majority of their staff this week ahead of a sale to Bustle Digital…
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Luka Does Dallas, AD's Future, and the Fultz Fiasco with Marc Stein and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 451)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his first ever podcast guest, and NY Times sports reporter, Marc Stein to discuss Luka Doncic’s red hot NBA start, Dirk Nowitzki in the Dallas sports pantheon, Anthony Davis, and contemporary sports journalism (3:33). Then Bill sits down with The Ringer’s…
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A Presidential Passing | The Press Box (Ep. 549)

The death of former president George H.W. Bush and how the media portrayed him (03:00), the curious case of NFL running back Kareem Hunt (24:00), and the return of noted conspiracist Jerome Corsi for yet another Russian scandal week (36:30).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
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