Episode 2050: Big Night For Ole, Tennis: A Country For Old Men With Caitlin Thompson, Egomaniacs Returns
It’s a big day in the managerial career of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United take on Villareal in the Europa League final this evening, but resident United fan Murph remains unconvinced by Ole’s tenure so far; while he has his finger hovering over the ‘sack’ button, Ken tries to show him the error of his ways.
What Ken and Murph HAVE agreed on for a long time is that the younger generation of male tennis players really aren’t up to very much. With the French Open underway, we’re joined by the brilliant Caitlin Thompson of Racquet magazine to figure why the next generation have struggled to break through in any meaningful way, and how much of it can be blamed on the massive income inequality in the sport.
A super smart take—and another reason to merge the tours and create economics from which more players can benefit https://t.co/vpWeW18vFW
— Caitlin (@caitlin_thomps) May 24, 2021
Plus there’s a scandalous edition of Egomaniacs, understanding Ole via Kevin Kline, and an Accidental Partridge.
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