LeBron Believes (Again), Philly's Big Test, and a Chaotic Summer Coming With Brian Windhorst | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 360)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about how LeBron James seems to believe in this Cavs team once again, the different peaks of LeBron’s career, the Celtics-76ers series, LeBron’s “final act,” Kawhi Leonard’s future, and what a wild offseason the NBA is about to have.
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The Cosby Conviction, the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, and Francesa's Return | The Press Box (Ep. 462)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker deconstruct the media reaction Michelle Wolf’s jokes (03:15), the role journalists played in bringing Bill Cosby to justice (26:00), and Mike Francesa’s brief retirement and return to WFAN (28:45).
Source: The Cosby Conviction, the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, and Francesa's Return | The Press Box (Ep. 462)

Fixing OKC, Sad D.C. Fans, Saving Giannis, Amazing LeBron, and Didi vs. Jeter With House and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 359)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to talk NBA playoffs, including the Wizards-Raptors series, and what the Bucks need to do in order to keep Giannis happy. The two also take a swing at how to fix OKC this summer, and talk about LeBron’s superhuman…
Source: Fixing OKC, Sad D.C. Fans, Saving Giannis, Amazing LeBron, and Didi vs. Jeter With House and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 359)

Rocco Commisso offers $500m investment to fund NASL

Letters obtained by the Guardian detail offer to US Soccer president Commisso to lead investment package with $250m of own moneyCosmos owner’s offer is contingent on restructuring of federationRocco Commisso, the owner of the New York Cosmos, who has made waves in the US game with his anti-trust legal actions…
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Emergency ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breakdown I The Big Picture (Ep. 461)

The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and David Shoemaker take an exhaustive trip through the galaxy to break down the plot twists, character deaths, and paths forward for the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the action-packed, plot-heavy ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ SPOILER ALERT: The second half of this episode contains serious spoilers for the…
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A Late-Night NFL Draft Party and NBA Talk With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 358)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about the first round of the NFL draft—from the quarterback selections to the merciless booing of Roger Goodell—and topics from the NBA playoffs, including: Jaylen Brown’s potential, the Pelicans, Philly’s chance to come out of the East,…
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The Old Kanye Is Gone | Damage Control (Ep. 460)

The Ringer’s Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs discuss Kanye West’s latest deep dive into the MAGA life (1:38), how rants are his signature art form (9:37), and the parallels between him and Donald Trump (12:15). Then they break down the incel movement, which started as an innocent online community but…
Source: The Old Kanye Is Gone | Damage Control (Ep. 460)

Here Come the 76ers, Plus Jerrod Carmichael | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 357)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks about some NBA story lines, including the 76ers undoubtedly being playoff-ready, the Pacers-Cavs series, and Russell Westbrook’s impact on the Thunder (6:25), Then Bill is joined by comedian and television star Jerrod Carmichael to talk about about music, Twitter, making TV shows, streaming…
Source: Here Come the 76ers, Plus Jerrod Carmichael | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 357)

Trump and Haberman, LeBron's Sideline Interview, and the Meltdown at Harper's | The Press Box (Ep. 459)

The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down Donald Trump’s infatuation with Maggie Haberman (03:00), the media’s outrage regarding sideline reporter Allie LaForce’s question to LeBron James (23:00), and the fallout from ‘Harper’s’ magazine firing editor James Marcus (41:30).
Source: Trump and Haberman, LeBron's Sideline Interview, and the Meltdown at Harper's | The Press Box (Ep. 459)

William Friedkin Meets a Real-Life ‘Exorcist’ | The Big Picture (Ep. 458)

Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with legendary filmmaker Willam Friedkin, who’s responsible for films such as ‘The French Connection,’ ‘The Exorcist,’ ‘Sorcerer,’ and ‘To Live and Die in L.A.’ Friedkin discusses his distinguished career in film and why, at 82, he decided to create a new documentary about a real-life…
Source: William Friedkin Meets a Real-Life ‘Exorcist’ | The Big Picture (Ep. 458)