The kerfuffle about the contentious encounter between CNN’s Jim Acosta and President Trump at a White House press conference, and election fallout.Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Hard Pass Interference | The Press Box (Ep. 544)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck to discuss the Clippers’ renaissance, the Knicks’ turmoil, the Warriors’ dynasty, and the evolution of sports media (3:10). Then Robert Mays joins to talk about Super Bowl contenders and placing NFL wagers for Week 10 (1:03:00).
Source: Reviving the Clippers, Saving the Knicks, and Riding the Chiefs With Howard Beck and Robert Mays | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 440)
Florida passed an amendment giving people with felony convictions the right to vote (1:15), voter suppression became a big story in Georgia’s gubernatorial race (12:45), and Nancy Pelosi launched a campaign to become the next speaker of the House (26:11).Hosted by Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity.
Source: Midterms Madness | Damage Control (Ep. 543)
The Democrats’ victory in the House and the Republicans’ victory in the Senate (02:00), Donald Trump’s turbulent last week of the campaign (26:00), and the changing face of cable Election Night coverage (44:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Election Reaction Edition | The Press Box (Ep. 542)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with director and producer Dan Klores about his new, 20-hour ESPN documentary, ‘Basketball: A Love Story’ (3:40), before calling up his buddy JackO to talk about Election Day and fixing the Yankees, and to rub in the Red Sox’s title one more time…
Source: 'Basketball: A Love Story,' Election Day, JackO Fixes the Yankees, and Greg Kinnear | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 439)
The Ringer’s Amanda Dobbins and Juliet Litman are joined by Micah Peters to talk about the ongoing feud between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj (0:30). Then they talk about the British tv series ‘Bodyguard’ (16:35), their feelings toward Halloween (23:09), and introduce a new segment called “What’s Up on David…
Source: The Celebrity of It All: Cardi B vs. Nicki Minaj | Jam Session (Ep. 541)
The former England captain has helped his team to a well-timed run of form. But Sporting KC and New York Red Bulls will be tough to haltShout out to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s continued instinct for the memorable, and his former Manchester United colleague, Wayne Rooney lifting DC United back to relevance;…
Source: MLS playoff predictions: will Rooney lead DC United to glory?
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ‘One Shining Podcast”s Mark Titus and Tate Frazier to discuss Rick Pitino and his quest for an NBA coaching job (2:23) before Bill sits down with Charlamagne tha God to discuss his new book, ‘Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,’…
Source: Rick Pitino's Comeback, the Kardashians and Hip-Hop Culture's Takeover With Charlemagne tha God, Mark Titus, and Tate Frazier | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 436)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to discuss the Boston Red Sox winning another World Series, World Series MVP candidates, and tales from Dodger Stadium, before guessing the NFL lines for week 9.
Source: Boston Beats L.A., Dodger Stadium Tales, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 435)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss NBA teams hitting the panic button, L.A. as the new NBA hub, next year’s free agents, Trade Machine fantasies, and more.
Source: NBA Panic Teams, Mega-Trades, and Next Summer Rumors With Brian Windhorst | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 434)