The most successful manager in MLS history, with Bruce Arena, topped a tree including virtually every active coach in the leagueIn the summer of 2016, as the LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders prepared to face each other in an MLS regular season game, a graphic did the rounds showing the…
Source: Sigi Schmid's contribution helped shape the very ground MLS stands on
‘Jam Session’ recounts its favorite celebrity moments of 2018, including stories it couldn’t believe happened in this year (1:27), breakout stars of the year (20:16), memorable celebrity real estate transactions (26:59), and the stories it’d like to leave behind in 2019 (30:18).Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
Source: The 2018 Year in Celebrity | Jam Session (Ep. 555)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay to discuss Bryan’s article about how Fox stole the NFL from CBS and how it may happen again, NBA gameplay vs. NBA drama, sports gambling, player podcasts, award shows, paywalls, and much more.’The Great NFL Heist:…
Source: The Sports Repodders: Year-End Edition With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 460)
The problems with “Year End” lists (03:00), the top five nonfiction hardcover books of 2018 (09:45), Chris Christie’s upcoming political memoir (12:30), the year of cancelling Facebook (23:00), and more.Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Use Your Collusion II | The Press Box (Ep. 554)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the gambling implications of the playoff picture solidifying, resolving fantasy football controversies, and reasons why the Patriots should have drafted Lamar Jackson (2:39). Then, they guess the NFL lines for Week 17 (34:28).
Source: Lamar Jackson, Fantasy Dissension, NFL Playoff Scenarios, and a Holiday Parent Corner With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 459)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with a slightly tipsy Joe House about his brand-new NBA trade values piece on TheRinger.com and NFL million-dollar bets before Bill calls up his dad to talk about the end of Josh Gordon’s NFL season, Patriots problems, a Boston Celtics check-in, and more.
Source: NBA Trade Value, Foles Saves Philly, and Farewell Josh Gordon With Joe House and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 458)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to talk Amazon and Netflix growth, changing football, the NFL rookie class, outrage culture, the next great athlete commentator, and more.
Source: Chuck Klosterman on Baker Mayfield, Philip Rivers, the Clinton Affair, Trump vs. Goodell, and Much More | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 457)
The power of headlines (03:00), Trump vs. ‘Saturday Night Live’ (20:00), and the truth about “access journalism” (31:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Use Your Collusion I | The Press Box (Ep. 553)
It can be wearying to watch the league tweak the postseason again and again. But there is a certain logic behind the most recent changesMLS president Mark Abbott has a fondness for describing the league as “nimble”. It’s a characterization that serves the league well during its more progressive moments…
Source: Fidgety MLS changes playoffs again – this time for the better
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to wrap up a bad day of betting; They discuss Seahawks-49ers, Rams-Eagles, Patriots-Steelers, Cowboys-Colts, Chargers-Chiefs, and the playoff picture (2:20). Before they guess the NFL lines for week 16, and bring in Bill’s son, Ben for this week’s Parent…
Source: The Pats and Cowboys Suck, Fantasy Football Sucks, and Gambling Sucks with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 456)