It is indeed one of the slowest sports weeks of the year, one in which basketbloggers no longer have Summer League to drool over, NFL access merchants try to get you jacked up for nascent training camps storylines that will be forgotten within minutes, the most exciting baseball thing to happen is the possibility of robot umps, sports talk radio hosts bust out the same sports movie rankings they always use (Bull Durham #1 again! Who’d have guessed?!), and I am once more reminded that the British Open is happening AS it is happening. You and I are trapped in dead zone, which is as good a time as any to wonder: Hey, if LeBron James decided at a young age to dedicate his life to being an esports god instead of a basketball wizard, could he have pulled it off? THAT, somehow, is the subject of this week’s Deadcast.
But, luckily for you, there are other discussion topics in play. Greenwell and I went ahead and did an entire Funbag podcast, answer