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The Bill Simmons Podcast

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HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.

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Part 2: A Best Super Bowl LVII Props Extravaganza With Cousin Sal

February 6th, 2023

1:12:12

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal, and they run through some of their favorite Super Bowl prop bets.

Host: Bill Simmons

Guest: Cousin Sal

Associate Producer: Isaiah Blakely

Part 1: Kyrie Trade Reactions + Deadline Predictions With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

February 6th, 2023

1:21:19

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House to give their reactions to the Dallas Mavericks’ trade for Kyrie Irving. They discuss the assets the Brooklyn Nets got, …

The 2023 NBA Fake Trade Draft With Kevin O’Connor, Rob Mahoney, and Chris Ryan

February 2nd, 2023

1:39:20

In honor of the upcoming NBA trade deadline, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor, Chris Ryan, and Rob Mahoney to throw out their favorite fake NBA trades for this season!


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: Kevin …

Mahomes Survives, Philly Cruises, a Bad Ref Weekend, Plus the Super Bowl Line With Cousin Sal

January 30th, 2023

1:13:20

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs outlasting the Bengals (1:12), and the Eagles rolling …

A Championship Weekend Mega-Preview, Plus a Boston Sports Check-in | With Peter Schrager, Benjamin Solak, and Bill's Dad

January 27th, 2023

1:59:01

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to discuss Bengals-Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes's injury, the Bengals' postseason attitude adjustment, 49ers-Eagles, Aaron Rodgers rumors, …

The Still-Young Grizzlies, Best NBA Futures Bets, and 2023’s Oscar Noms

January 25th, 2023

2:04:13

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Vernon and Joe House to discuss the Grizzlies' three-game losing streak and whether this team could use …

A Cowboys Collapse, Burrow’s Big Day, Buffalo’s Big Mistake, and a Baby Doll Cameo With Cousin Sal

January 23rd, 2023

1:39:33

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys scoring only 12 points in their loss to the 49ers, the Eagles' blowout win over the Giants, the Bengals' impressive win over the Bills, and …

Round 2 NFL Playoffs Preview With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

January 20th, 2023

1:43:48

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager to discuss story lines and Bill's Playoff Gambling Manifesto rules for all four games during …

NBA No-Man’s-Land, Brady’s Bleak Future, and a Sit Down with WWE CEO Nick Khan | With Justin Termine, Nora Princiotti and Steven Ruiz

January 18th, 2023

2:22:46

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Termine of SiriusXM to discuss the Clippers roster not meshing, the Suns in no-man's-land, the Trail Blazers possibly being better off trading Damian Lillard, a bright …

Here Come the Giants, There Go the Chargers, Wild-Card Winners and Divisional Round Lines With Cousin Sal

January 16th, 2023

1:46:30

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Giants' hard-fought win over the Vikings, an all-time Chargers loss to the Jaguars, …

The Round 1 Mega-Playoff Preview (and UFC/WWE talk) With Ariel Helwani, Benjamin Solak, Raheem Palmer and Danny Heifetz

January 13th, 2023

2:18:05

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ariel Helwani to discuss another hopeful Buffalo Bills team in January, UFC president Dana White’s press …

NBA All-Star Arguments: The East With Zach Lowe

January 11th, 2023

1:43:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to argue for all 12 spots for the Eastern Conference All-Stars!


Host: Bill Simmons

Guest: Zach Lowe

Producer: Kyle Crichton

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Bye-Bye Rodgers, Tua and Lamar in Limbo, Dak vs. Brady, a Title Sleeper, and Playoff Lines with Cousin Sal

January 9th, 2023

1:36:07

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the biggest stories from NFL Week 18, including the Lions ending the Packers' playoffs hopes, the Texans losing the no. 1 pick in the draft by beating the …

The Curious Clippers and More NBA Head-Scratchers With Rob Mahoney. Plus, a Complicated Week 18 in the NFL With Peter Schrager.

January 6th, 2023

1:40:32

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss how hard it is to get a feel for NBA teams at this point in the season; they discuss the Nuggets, Clippers, Cavaliers, Warriors, Grizzlies, Pelicans, …

Greatest Knicks What-Ifs and a January NBA Power Poll Deep Dive

January 4th, 2023

1:13:02

The Ringer's Bill Simmons addresses Donovan Mitchell's 71-point game in the Cavaliers' win vs. the Bulls before running through the most impactful …

The Somehow Alive Packers, Zombie Bucs, Won’t-Die Pats, and More Improbable Week 18 Playoff Scenarios With Cousin Sal

January 2nd, 2023

1:41:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Steelers’ comeback win over the Ravens, Dolphins-Patriots, the Packers earning some …

NBA Ringz Culture, Wobbling for Wemby Trade Teams, and Week 17 Million-Dollar Picks With Van Lathan, Wosny Lambre, and Peter Schrager

December 30th, 2022

2:00:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Van Lathan to settle a disagreement about whether the Nikola Jokic hype is overblown (3:57), …

Luka & Jokic Chase History, the All-Time Fun NBA Team, and NFL Burning Questions | With J. Kyle Mann and Benjamin Solak

December 28th, 2022

1:51:09

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss Luka Doncic's 60-point performance in the Mavericks' win over the Knicks (1:56), as …

Teetering Tua, Delightful Danny Dimes, Zombie Brady, Washed Russ, and a Confusing Week 17 Ahead With Cousin Sal

December 26th, 2022

1:56:33

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Buccaneers' ugly win over the Cardinals, Cowboys-Eagles, Bill and Sal's "Super Bowl …

The Dolphins’ Sleeper Potential, New York Rivalries, Sunday Ticket’s Future, and Red-Hot Million-Dollar Picks | With Peter Schrager, John Jastremski, and Bryan Curtis

December 23rd, 2022

2:00:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by John Jastremski and Peter Schrager to discuss the Dolphins being the annual NFL Playoffs sleeper team, along …

A Suns Sale, Pivot Trade NBA Teams, and the Future of Belichick and Kraft | With Rob Mahoney and Seth Wickersham

December 21st, 2022

1:46:46

The Ringer's Bill Simmons quickly addresses the news that the Phoenix Suns are finalizing a sale (1:05) before talking with Rob Mahoney about NBA …

An All-Time-Dumb Pats Loss, Dallas Stumbles, Detroit’s Thriving, and More NFL Weirdness With Cousin Sal

December 19th, 2022

1:29:53

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys’ overtime loss to the Jaguars, the Patriots’ puzzling last-second loss to …

Best QB Arguments, Million-Dollar Picks and Malik Monk | With Benjamin Solak, Steven Ruiz, and Peter Schrager

December 16th, 2022

1:59:02

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Benjamin Solak and Steven Ruiz to discuss Tua Tagovailoa's season, Steven's QB rankings, Joe Burrow, Jalen …

The 2023 NBA Trade Value List (Pencil, Not Ink) With Joe House

December 14th, 2022

1:54:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House for the annual NBA Trade Value List, complete with honorable and dishonorable mentions and Bill's top 70 trade value players (0:00).


Host: Bill Simmons

Guest: Joe House

Herbert’s Back, Tampa’s Dead, Carolina’s Alive, Hurts is the MVP, and Week 15 Lines With Cousin Sal

December 12th, 2022

1:39:15

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the conference implications of the Dolphins' loss to the Chargers, Jets-Bills, the …

Utah's Good, the 49ers Aren’t Dead, Nobody Believes in Minnesota, and More—With Michael Pina, Peter Schrager, and Benjamin Solak

December 9th, 2022

2:02:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Michael Pina to discuss the Jazz continuing to win games, what the Mavericks are missing, and the Celtics' defense (3:48). Bill talks with Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox …

The Tatum-Brown Thing, AD’s Rejuvenation, Trae’s Troubles, and LIGHT THE BEAM With Ryen Russillo

December 6th, 2022

1:57:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo for a midseason NBA check-in! They discuss the Pelicans as fringe title contenders, the Suns' …

Mr. Irrelevant, Joey B, Mike Lotus, Danny Dimes, Josh McD, and other NFL Winners + Losers With Cousin Sal

December 5th, 2022

1:26:53

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys’ blowout win vs. the Colts, 49ers-Dolphins, another Bengals victory over the …

Could Brady Return to the Pats? Plus: Miami-SF, Cincy-KC, Million-Dollar Picks, and RIP Christine McVie | With Peter Schrager, Benjamin Solak, and Nathan Hubbard

December 2nd, 2022

2:08:49

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to discuss Bill's theory about Tom Brady's potential return to …

The BS NBA Power Poll, USMNT Survives, and 2022 NFL Gambling Lessons | With Chris Ryan, Steve Ceruti, and Warren Sharp

November 30th, 2022

2:10:09

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his Quarterly NBA Power Poll for all 30 teams (2:09). Then, Bill is joined by Chris Ryan and Steve Ceruti to discuss …

Hurts So Good, Denver’s Hell, a Messy NFC South, and a Loaded Week 13 Slate With Cousin Sal

November 28th, 2022

1:34:45

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Eagles' win over the Packers that brings Philly to 10-1, Patriots-Vikings, the Commanders earning some respect, the Bucs' loss to the Browns keeping the …

NFC Guesses, a Jets Benching, Thanksgiving Picks, and Mike Birbiglia’s First Appearance | With Ben Solak and Peter Schrager

November 24th, 2022

2:08:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Benjamin Solak to discuss the NFC contenders emerging as the season rolls along, some of their favorite games …

The NBA’s Wild Wild West With Haralabos Voulgaris

November 23rd, 2022

1:43:11

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss the NBA teams in the Western Conference who might be inclined to make an …

A Disney Shocker, Apex Mahomes, Zach Wilson’s Nadir and Thanksgiving Lines With Matt Belloni and Cousin Sal

November 21st, 2022

2:02:19

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Matthew Belloni to discuss the news that Bob Iger is coming out of retirement to reclaim his old position as …

The Warriors and Rams in Trouble, Plus Jimmy Kimmel on Bill’s 20 Years in L.A. | With Rob Mahoney and Peter Schrager

November 18th, 2022

2:15:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the Warriors’ lackluster 6-9 start, whether it’s time to hit the panic button, possible in-season trades, and more (5:12). Then Bill talks with Peter …

The Untradeable SGA With Michael Pina and the Future of Everything With Derek Thompson

November 16th, 2022

1:40:57

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Michael Pina to discuss Shai Gilgeous-Alexander becoming an untradeable asset (3:56), what the Knicks should …

A Vikes-Bills Body-Switch, Miami’s Rise, Betting Bloodbath Theories and Week 11 Lines With Cousin Sal

November 14th, 2022

1:38:57

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Colts' first win under HC Jeff Saturday, Bears-Lions, the Packers' surprising win …

Best Lakers-Free, Nets-Free NBA Story Lines With Chris Vernon and Joe House, Plus Million-Dollar Picks With Benjamin Solak

November 11th, 2022

1:57:05

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Chris Vernon to discuss all the NBA stories that aren't getting enough attention, including the Grizzlies having the NBA's best backcourt, the 8-3 Cavaliers, the …

Talking Movies With Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and Cameron Crowe (first appearance!)

November 9th, 2022

2:31:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Sean Fennessey and Wesley Morris to discuss the future of film, the lack of traditional American "movie stars," issues with the delivery methods of the film industry, favorite …

A Drunk NFL Season, Week 10 Lines, and Anthony Davis Trades With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

November 7th, 2022

1:43:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Chiefs' overtime win against the Titans, AFC contenders, Colts-Patriots, the …

A Cavs Revival, Far-Fetched NFL Predictions, Plus Kevin Smith’s BS Pod Debut | With Rob Mahoney and Peter Schrager

November 4th, 2022

2:24:19

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the red-hot Cavaliers, Donovan Mitchell's seamless fit in Cleveland's roster, …

The Dysfunctionally Dysfunctional Nets With Raja Bell, Plus a Big Dolphins Move and Philly’s Ceiling With Sheil Kapadia and Benjamin Solak

November 2nd, 2022

1:53:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Raja Bell to discuss the Nets and HC Steve Nash parting ways, what it means to have a distraction on a professional sports team, and reports that the Nets are planning on hiring …

King Geno, Jets Distress, Regret MVPs, Guess the Playoff Seeds and Week 9 Lines With Cousin Sal

October 31st, 2022

1:34:38

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Christian McCaffrey putting on a show in the 49ers’ win over the Rams, Patriots-Jets, Giants-Seahawks and Geno Smith’s impressive play through seven weeks …

NBA Panic Watch With Rob Mahoney, Plus the Scrambling QB Era and Million-Dollar Picks With Benjamin Solak and Peter Schrager

October 28th, 2022

2:10:06

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the Warriors' win over the Heat, and NBA "panic teams" through the season's first two weeks (3:57). Then, Bill talks with Fox Sports and NFL Network's Peter …

Charles Barkley on Scapegoating Russell Westbrook, Superstars vs. Bus Riders, Getting Traded, and a Crazy First NBA Week

October 25th, 2022

1:33:41

The Ringer's Bill Simmons quickly talks about the Patriots' dysfunctional loss to the Bears and New England's self-made QB controversy (1:54), before he is joined by Charles Barkley to discuss the expectations of Kevin …

Green Bay is Done, the Brady Zone, Philly’s Big Month, '72 Dolphins Fatigue, and Week 8 Lines With Cousin Sal

October 24th, 2022

1:37:34

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss yet another loss for Packers, the Buccaneers’ loss to the Panthers, Jaguars-Giants, Seahawks-Chargers, the impossible-to-predict AFC South, Tom Brady’s ugly …

LeBron’s NBA Hell, PaoloMania, McCaffrey to SF, NFL Rookie Surprises and Week 7 Picks With Ben Solak and Peter Schrager

October 21st, 2022

2:00:21

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks about attending Lakers-Clippers, other first-week NBA observations, and the 49ers trading for Christian McCaffrey …

NBA Opening Night Overreactions With Kevin O’Connor, Plus Ryan Fitzpatrick on QB Intangibles and Tom Brady’s Bizarre Season

October 19th, 2022

1:35:05

It’s NBA Opening Night, and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to trade overreactions to Celtics-76ers and Lakers-Warriors (1:45). Then, Bill is joined by Ryan Fitzpatrick to discuss working on …

Brady’s Grisly Year, Mediocre QBpalooza, the Frisky Pats, and MLB Playoff Fixes With Cousin Sal

October 17th, 2022

1:33:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Eagles rolling to 6-0 after defeating the Cowboys, struggling to identify the …

A Green Bay Crossroads, a Giant(s) Underdog Story, 'The Redeem Team,' and Million-Dollar Picks | With Benjamin Solak, Peter Schrager, and Joe House

October 14th, 2022

2:14:52

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Benjamin Solak to discuss some of the NFL's aging QBs, Russell Wilson trying to adapt his game to a new team, …

Part Three: An NBA Skins Draft Plus Award Predictions | With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

October 12th, 2022

49:32

In Part 3 of a three-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House to draft NBA teams’ wins and losses in a skins style game (1:24). Then they make their predictions for NBA awards for …

Part Two: The East—NBA Over/Under Mega Preview | With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

October 12th, 2022

1:39:43

In Part 2 of a three-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House for the annual NBA over/unders. They make their …

Part One: The West—NBA Over/Under Mega Preview | With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

October 11th, 2022

1:43:38

In Part 1 of a three-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House for the annual NBA over/unders podcast. They …

NFC East Fever, Peak Dumbass Coaches, Bills-Chiefs, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal and Joe House

October 10th, 2022

1:31:32

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss the Cowboys’ win over the Rams, Eagles-Cardinals, the Giants’ win over the …

The Alien from France, Plus Million-Dollar Picks, Bad QBs, and the Sneaky-Scary Niners With Peter Schrager and Ben Solak

October 6th, 2022

1:45:05

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on top NBA draft prospect Victor Wembanyama after watching two exhibition games against the G League Ignite, as well as where he ranks among the best NBA draft prospects of …

Burning NBA Questions With Zach Lowe

October 5th, 2022

1:19:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to discuss a bunch of questions before the start of the 2022-23 NBA season, such as: Is this the year for the 76ers? Did the Celtics miss their title window last …

Flying Eagles, the Tua Debacle, Zappe vs. Rodgers, and Rooting Against Judge with Cousin Sal

October 3rd, 2022

1:44:59

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Week 4 in the NFL, including the surprisingly successful NFC East, the Eagles’ comeback …

NBA Bullsh*t Week, Million-Dollar Picks, and Judd Apatow | With Joe House and Benjamin Solak

September 30th, 2022

2:15:41

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to react to a bunch of NBA 'Media Day' quotes (2:14), then Bill talks with The Ringer's Benjamin …

How Does LeBron’s Career Play Out? With Brian Windhorst, Plus Teen Patrol (Fall Edition) With Zoe Simmons

September 28th, 2022

1:59:36

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Brian Windhorst to discuss "The last stage of LeBron James.'' They discuss his extension with the Lakers, various outcomes for the end of his career, the future of Anthony …

Bill’s Birthday Beatdown, Jacksonville’s Rise, Chiefs' Concerns, and Week 4 Lines With Cousin Sal

September 26th, 2022

1:27:27

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Broncos' lackluster win over the 49ers, the Jaguars' blowout win over the Chargers, …

A Celtics Scandal, the Suns Sale, the Sleeper Niners, and Week 3 Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

September 22nd, 2022

1:50:33

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the developing story on Celtics head coach Ime Udoka, as well as Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver putting the team up for sale (1:40). Then, Bill is joined by NFL …

Buffalo Fever, a WWE Revival, Nets Predictions, Plus a Tim Donaghy Debunking With Ariel Helwani, Logan Murdock, and Sean Patrick Griffin

September 21st, 2022

2:12:27

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ariel Helwani to discuss the 2-0 Buffalo Bills, whether this team can improve their already loaded roster, the …

Tua Breaks Through, New York Wakes Up, Brady Flips Out, and Jimmy G Returns With Cousin Sal

September 19th, 2022

1:36:43

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss comeback wins by the Dolphins, Cardinals, and Jets, the 2-0 Giants, the Jaguars’ blowout …

Haunting NFL Mistakes, Week 2 Panic Meter, and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

September 16th, 2022

1:35:33

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss classic mistakes NFL teams make (1:37), and where teams rank on the …

Our Jonathan Tjarks Tribute (Including a 2018 NBA Re-draft) With Kevin O’Connor, J. Kyle Mann, and Chris Ryan

September 14th, 2022

1:31:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan, Kevin O'Connor, and J. Kyle Mann to remember their friend Jonathan Tjarks (2:26). Then in honor of Jonathan, they talk a little basketball and revisit the 2018 NBA …

A Wobbling NFC, Mahomes on a Mission, and Guess the Lines Week 2 With Cousin Sal

September 12th, 2022

1:33:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss NFL Week 1, including the Packers’ loss to the Vikings, Cowboys-Buccaneers, and …

Buffalo’s Ram Sandwich, Plus Week 1's Million Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

September 9th, 2022

1:44:33

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Bills' win over the Rams (2:24), before he is joined by NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss this year's Super Bowl contenders, why the Chiefs are both of their …

Best NFL Sleeper Candidates With Kevin Clark and Raheem Palmer, Plus Heidi Gardner on the Chiefs and SNL

September 7th, 2022

2:04:44

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss NFL playoff sleeper teams (5:09), then Bill talks with Raheem Palmer about the best sleeper-team playoffs odds, favorite NFL Week 1 bets, futures bets, and …

Guess the Lines and NFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal. Plus, Dick Ebersol’s First BS Interview!

September 5th, 2022

2:38:02

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk NFL win totals for the NFC (2:28), before they guess the lines for NFL Week 1 (45:29). Bill is then joined by former chairman of NBC Sports and television legend …

Cleveland’s Big Mitchell Trade With Ryen Russillo, Plus AFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal

September 2nd, 2022

1:48:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Jazz trading Donovan Mitchell to the Cavaliers, and what this means for the Knicks (1:51). Then Bill is joined by Cousin Sal to talk NFL win totals for …

The First Annual “My Guy” Fantasy Football Preview. Plus, the Philly Super Bowl Hype Train Is Here! | With Danny Heifetz, Craig Horlbeck, Danny Kelly, and Sheil Kapadia

August 31st, 2022

1:38:18

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Danny Kelly, Craig Horlbeck, and Danny Heifetz of 'The Ringer Fantasy Football Show' for the "My Guy" Fantasy Football Draft, where they identify NFL players who fit unique …

Favorite NFL Future Bets, the Heat’s Weird Offseason, and Underrated NBA Summer Storylines With Warren Sharp, Joe House, and Justin Termine

August 29th, 2022

2:07:14

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Warren Sharp to discuss the Patriots' grim outlook for the 2022-23 NFL season, AFC playoff predictions, the …

The Case for K.C., Strongest NFL Opinions, Chet’s Injury, and Westbrook’s Future With Peter Schrager and Chris Mannix

August 26th, 2022

1:44:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to declare definitively whether they are in or out on a range of NFL topics, including a Rams Super Bowl Hangover, Trey Lance, Russell …

The Very Best NFL Offense, Fantasy Football Tips, and KD’s Pause Button With Ben Solak, Danny Kelly, Steven Ruiz, and Matthew Berry

August 24th, 2022

1:57:49

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on sports happenings during his break from podcasting (2:26) before he is joined by Danny Kelly, Ben …

A New Way to Look at KD With Rob Mahoney and Wosny Lambre, Plus ‘The Rehearsal’ Is Insane With Juliet Litman

August 21st, 2022

1:56:07

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney and Wosny Lambre to discuss Kevin Durant’s ultimatum for the Brooklyn Nets, and whether his trade …

The Genius of Bill Russell (from The Book of Basketball 2.0)

July 31st, 2022

24:27

What made Bill Russell so great? Was Russell a pioneer, a genius, or both? Why did he mean so much to the 1960s? Why did he walk away after his 11th …

Stealth Mitchell Trades, KD Advice, Ayton’s Max Potential, and NFL Futures With Joe House

July 14th, 2022

1:37:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to react to the Pacers offering Deandre Ayton a max offer sheet (3:24), plus Donovan Mitchell trade …

The NBA Trade Value List (Summer Edition) With Ryen Russillo

July 11th, 2022

1:48:28

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo for their final Sunday night podcast together to reveal Bill's NBA trade value list. They run through Bill's top 64 NBA players as well as some honorable mentions …

The Last Nets Dance, Mac Mania, Elite QB Watch, and RIP Jimmy Caan With Kevin Wildes, Peter Schrager, and Brian Koppelman

July 8th, 2022

1:45:14

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Wildes of Fox Sports to talk about Mac Jones, Chet Holmgren's NBA Summer League debut, Kevin's pitch for …

Best Summer NBA Characters, the 'Minions' Phenomenon, and NBA Futures Bets With Tyler Parker, Chris Ryan, Raheem Palmer, and Zoe Simmons

July 6th, 2022

1:50:27

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Tyler Parker to discuss the NBA characters to keep an eye on this summer (3:09). Then, Bill talks with Raheem Palmer about where the most value lies in NBA futures …

A Crazy Gobert Gamble, KD’s Summer Stalemate and Boston’s Big Flex with Ryen Russillo

July 3rd, 2022

1:50:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the massive package the Timberwolves gave up to trade for Rudy Gobert (1:57), whether …

Brooklyn Blows Up, Durant’s Next Move, and Free Agency Highlights With Rob Mahoney and Bryan Curtis

July 1st, 2022

1:38:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss a wild day of NBA free agency, spearheaded by Kevin Durant requesting a trade from the Nets (1:10). They also discuss the Bucks keeping their team intact, …

The Desperate Knicks, UFC 276, Plus Kyrie’s Failed Lakers Play with Van Lathan, Big Wos, Ariel Helwani and Alan Yang

June 29th, 2022

1:59:42

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Van Lathan and Wosny Lambre to discuss Jalen Brunson likely heading to the Knicks, how the Mavericks can cope, …

The Beal Dilemma, KD Trade Speed Round, and Free Agency Questions With Ryen Russillo

June 27th, 2022

1:26:49

The Ringer's' Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Wizards options regarding Bradley Beal’s contract, fake Kevin Durant trades, teams to watch out for during free agency, updated 2023 NBA title odds, …

NBA Draftapalooza Part 4: Winners & Losers With Kevin O’Connor and Ryen Russillo

June 24th, 2022

1:07:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor to discuss winners and losers from the 2022 NBA draft.


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: Kevin O’Connor and Ryen Russillo

Producer: Kyle Crichton

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NBA Draftapalooza Part 3: OKC Gets Frisky + the Sneaky Knicks With Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and Steve Ceruti

June 24th, 2022

45:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and Steve Ceruti for their live reactions to picks 8-14 of the 2022 NBA draft, including Bill’s boy Jeremy Sochan going to the Spurs, OKC dropping a …

NBA Draftapalooza Part 2: Picks 1-6, Paolo to Orlando, and the Kings Surprise Everyone, With Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and Steve Ceruti

June 24th, 2022

44:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and Steve Ceruti to give their live reactions to picks 1 through 6 of the 2022 NBA draft.


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and …

NBA Draftapalooza Part 1: Kyrie Drama, Fake KD Trades, and Last-Minute Pre-Draft Thoughts With Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor and Chris Ryan

June 23rd, 2022

58:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo, Kevin O’Connor, and Chris Ryan to discuss news that Kevin Durant is considering his options when it comes to his future with the Nets, what the market for Kyrie …

Part 2: 10 Burning NBA Questions (Plus Kyrie) With Chris Ryan, Joe House, Rob Mahoney, J. Kyle Mann, Seerat Sohi, and Van Lathan

June 22nd, 2022

1:28:13

(1:51) Will Daryl Morey and the 76ers make a trade? | With Chris Ryan

(15:42) What are we expecting from the Wizards and Bradley Beal? | With Joe House

(28:55) What are the Nuggets' and Heat's trade assets? | With Rob …

Part 1: 10 Burning NBA Questions With Kevin Clark, Kevin O’Connor, Raheem Palmer, John Jastremski, and Wosny Lambre

June 22nd, 2022

1:13:02

(1:27) Who should the Magic take no. 1? | With Kevin Clark

(13:33) Best prospect outside of the top 4 | With Kevin O'Connor

(26:21) 2023 NBA betting …

Curry vs. Everybody, Boston’s Next Move, NBA Dynasty Tiers, and Draft Buzz With Ryen Russillo

June 20th, 2022

1:51:53

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics’ Finals collapse, possible offseason moves, and Jayson Tatum’s workload …

An Impressive Warriors Title, Curry’s Pantheon Jump, and Tatum’s Finals Swoon With Joe House

June 17th, 2022

1:03:30

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Warriors defeating the Celtics to become the 2022 NBA champions, Steph Curry’s Finals MVP performance, why the Andrew Wiggins trade may have swung the …

The 1,000th BS Episode With Joe House, Bill Hader, Bryan Curtis, and Nora Princiotti

June 15th, 2022

2:04:01

It's the 1,000th episode of the Bill Simmons Podcast! The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the NBA Finals, the Celtics facing a looming elimination game in Boston, and Game 6 predictions (7:34), …

Did the Celtics Just Blow the Title? | With Kevin Hench

June 14th, 2022

46:55

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Hench to discuss the Warriors’ Game 5 win over the Celtics, the improvement of Andrew Wiggins and Klay Thompson throughout the series, struggles from the Celtics bench, HC …

Tatum Theories, Finals Unicorns, NBA Draft Buzz, and Worst GM Jobs With Ryen Russillo

June 13th, 2022

1:43:16

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo as they discuss their NBA big board and who they have going in the top three (02:31). As people revisit Andre Iguodala winning the 2015 Finals MVP, Bill and Ryen …

Steph’s Apex Mountain Leaves Boston Reeling With Rob Mahoney and Wosny Lambre

June 11th, 2022

1:00:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Rob Mahoney to discuss the Warriors' series-tying win in Boston, Steph Curry’s incredible performance, Jaylen Brown shining as Jayson Tatum struggles, a look ahead …

Boston Gets Revenge, Draymond Chants, and Utah Trades With Kevin O’Connor. Plus, a ‘Stranger Things’ Review From Zoe Simmons.

June 9th, 2022

1:33:21

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss the Celtics’ Game 3 win over the Warriors, Jaylen Brown’s impact, Steph Curry’s consistency, the Boston crowd vs. Draymond Green, Game 4 adjustments, and …

The Warriors Strike Back, Kyrie Destinations, and Sacramento on the Clock With Ryen Russillo

June 6th, 2022

1:52:43

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Warriors' Game 2 NBA Finals win over the Celtics, the Warriors' defense being the story of the game, Draymond Green's impact, the best closing five for …

A Huge Celts Comeback with Haralabos Voulgaris, Plus Adam Sandler on 30 Years of Comedies and Making ‘Hustle’

June 3rd, 2022

1:54:45

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals after being in Chase Arena for the Celtics' win over …

NBA Finals Angles With David Jacoby and Kevin Wildes. Plus, Jon Bernthal’s Return to the Pod.

June 1st, 2022

1:49:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by David Jacoby and Kevin Wildes to discuss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, Jimmy Butler’s 3-point attempt, and having trouble rooting against Steph Curry and the Warriors …

Boston’s Heart Attack Trip to the Finals With Ryen Russillo

May 30th, 2022

2:12:36

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics toppling the Heat to punch their ticket to the NBA Finals, Miami’s near comeback, takeaways from the series, another big playoff performance …

Super-Jimmy Thwarts Boston’s Finals Plans, with Kevin O’Connor and Ryen Russillo

May 28th, 2022

57:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor and Ryen Russillo to recap the Celtics’ Game 6 loss to the Heat (01:07). They discuss Jimmy Butler’s and Kyle Lowry’s performances before diving into Robert …

The Heat Fall Apart With Joe House, Plus Michael Che on Swollen ‘SNL’ Casts and Stand-Up Comedy in 2022

May 26th, 2022

1:33:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Celtics’ Game 5 win over the Heat to take control of the series, how Celtics coach …

A Celtics-Heat Rock Fight with Bill's Dad. Plus, Jalen Green Stops By and We Fix All-Star Weekend.

May 24th, 2022

1:24:26

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his Dad to discuss the Celtics' Game 4 win over the Heat, the lack of rest for players with only one day between conference finals games, series predictions, and more (1:29). Then, …

The Wiggins Game, Curry’s Quest, the Miami Bullyballers, and Fake Ayton Trades With Ryen Russillo

May 23rd, 2022

1:59:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Warriors' Game 3 win over the Mavericks to bring the series to 3-0, the Andrew …

A Boston Boomerang, Butler the Superstar, a Yankees Revival, and NFL Schedule Lessons With Haralabos Voulgaris, Warren Sharp, and JackO

May 20th, 2022

1:57:32

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss the Celtics’ Game 2 win over the Heat in Miami, how different the matchup looks …

Butler Busts Boston, Plus 2022 Lottery Overreactions With Kevin O’Connor, Ryen Russillo and J. Kyle Mann

May 18th, 2022

1:33:12

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor, Ryen Russillo, and J. Kyle Mann to discuss the Heat’s Game 1 win over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, Jimmy Butler’s excellent performance, the …

Part 2: Luka Shines and Phoenix Collapses (and Then Some) With Ryen Russillo

May 16th, 2022

1:20:23

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Suns’ historic Game 7 collapse to the Mavericks …

Part 1: Boston Prevails in 7 With Ryen Russillo

May 16th, 2022

1:09:54

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics eliminating the Bucks in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. They talk about where Jayson Tatum ranks …

Philly Implodes, Apex Giannis vs. Apex LeBron, and the Worst Celtics Losses Ever | With Chris Ryan and Rob Mahoney

May 13th, 2022

1:44:27

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan to discuss the Heat eliminating the 76ers from the playoffs, James Harden’s future in Philadelphia, the Suns' big Game 6 loss to the Mavericks, the East …

Phoenix Takes Charge, Brady’s TV Gig, and a Celts-Bucks Classic With Jonathan Tjarks, Bryan Curtis and Chris Mannix

May 11th, 2022

1:37:52

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jonathan Tjarks to discuss the Mavericks' Game 5 loss to the Suns, the Heat's runaway win over the 76ers, Warriors-Grizzlies, and more (2:42). Then, Bill talks with SI's Chris …

Harden Goes Undertaker, a Wide-Open West, Tatum’s Biggest Test, and More NBA Overreactions With Ryen Russillo

May 9th, 2022

1:56:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the 76ers' Game 4 win over the Heat (3:14), why Bill thinks Suns-Mavericks is a closer series than it seems (24:08), the Warriors going up 2-1 over the …

NBA Playoff Character Awards With Chris Ryan and Tyler Parker. Plus Jackie MacMullan on Celts-Bucks, and Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament

May 6th, 2022

2:09:36

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Tyler Parker to discuss Tyler's five favorite characters in the NBA playoffs (2:21). Then Bill …

Ja Goes Off, Kerr Gets Mad, and Boston Survives With Haralabos Voulgaris and J. Kyle Mann, Plus Short QBs and a Draft Recap With Peter Schrager

May 4th, 2022

2:00:15

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris and J. Kyle Mann to discuss Ja Morant’s 47-point performance in the Grizzlies’ Game 2 win …

Part 2: Unlucky Embiid, Suns-Mavs, and a State of Sports Media Check-In With Ryen Russillo and Bryan Curtis

May 2nd, 2022

1:33:42

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Ryen Russillo about the Heat-76ers Round 2 matchup (1:04), and the Suns-Mavericks series (18:28). Then, Bill and Ryen are joined by Bryan Curtis to …

Part 1: Overreactions from Celts-Bucks and Grizz-GSW With Ryen Russillo

May 2nd, 2022

1:13:23

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Golden State’s Game 1 win in Memphis, Draymond’s …

Utah’s Finished, NFL Draft Winners, and Philly’s Big Night With Kevin O’Connor, Rob Mahoney, and Benjamin Solak

April 29th, 2022

1:48:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor and Rob Mahoney to discuss the Mavericks’ series-ending win vs. the Jazz, just how much this Jazz team needs to change to be considered a contender, and a look ahead …

A Drunk Wolves-Grizz Series, Harden’s Fall, the Sleeper Mavs, and Brooklyn’s Future With Bob Voulgaris and Van Lathan

April 27th, 2022

1:51:43

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss the Suns’ Game 5 win over the Pelicans, why Bill believes the series will end …

Part 2: The Frisky Pelicans, CP3 Demons, Trae’s Struggles and Favorite Flip-Flop Guys With Ryen Russillo

April 25th, 2022

1:22:44

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Suns’ Game 4 loss to the Pelicans, how Devin Booker’s hamstring injury affects the Phoenix's playoff trajectory, some …

Part 1: Brooklyn Breaks, Boston’s Startling Ascent, Kyrie’s Bizarre Career, and Saving Denver Basketball With Ryen Russillo

April 25th, 2022

1:20:33

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics pulling away to a 3-0 lead in their …

A StruggleFest for Towns and Mitchell, an NFL Skill Position Draft, and a Netflix Crisis With Wosny Lambre, Danny Heifetz, Craig Horlbeck and Mathew Belloni

April 22nd, 2022

1:53:20

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the Grizzlies' comeback win in Game 3 vs. the Timberwolves, the Mavericks continuing …

A Suns-Warriors Flip-Flop, A Sneaky-Bad NFL Draft, and Utah Groundhog Day With Rob Mahoney, Danny Kelly, and Jonathan Tjarks

April 20th, 2022

1:46:31

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the Pelicans' Game 2 win over the Suns, Devin Booker's 31-point half followed by a …

Part 2: The Anthony Edwards Thing, 'Sota's Upset Potential, and Two Sides of Rudy Gobert With Ryen Russillo

April 18th, 2022

1:16:10

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Chris Paul and the Suns dismantling the Pelicans, …

Part 1: An Epic Celtics Win, Kyrie the Perfect Villain, and Maxey’s Big Leap with Ryen Russillo

April 18th, 2022

1:09:31

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Jayson Tatum’s buzzer-beater in the Celtics' Game 1 …

The Clippers Curse Vol. 47, Booker’s Evolution, and Round 1 Bets With Kevin Wildes and Eddie Johnson

April 15th, 2022

1:47:59

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Wildes of Fox Sports to discuss Anthony Davis's comments on the Lakers’ flukey injuries, the Clippers' repeated bad luck, Bill’s favorite Round 1 bets, Half-Baked Ideas, and …

Ant Man Arrives, Towns Tumbles, Nets-Celts & “Now What?” Round 1 Disaster Scenarios With Kevin O’Connor and Wosny Lambre

April 13th, 2022

1:37:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor and Wosny Lambre to discuss the Nets’ win over the Cavaliers and the Timberwolves’ win over the …

Part Two: The 2022 Finals MVP Draft plus All-NBA Picks With Ryen Russillo

April 11th, 2022

1:37:38

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and Ryen Russillo discuss the lackluster end of the NBA regular season, the playoff …

Part One: A Masters Recap, MVP Picks + Everybody Ducks Brooklyn With Ryen Russillo

April 11th, 2022

1:12:46

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Scottie Scheffler winning the Masters tournament, what it meant for Tiger Woods to make the cut, the large group of young …

The Uh-Oh Sixers, Plus Tiger’s Astounding Return and On-Site Masters Stories With Joe House and Nathan Hubbard

April 8th, 2022

1:27:34

The Ringer's Bill Simmons quickly runs through the Eastern Conference playoff picture and the 76ers loss to the Raptors (1:17) before he is joined by Joe House and Nathan Hubbard to discuss their time at Augusta …

The DOA Lakers, Embiid’s Surge, Masters Bets, and UFC 273 Story Lines With Joe House, Nathan Hubbard, and Ariel Helwani

April 6th, 2022

2:01:52

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the death of the Lakers’ playoff hopes and their lack of a clear path forward, Joel Embiid’s late-season push for the MVP, best Eastern Conference playoff …

A Less Scary Brooklyn, All-NBA Arguments, Unexpected Trade Guys, and Tiger’s Return With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

April 4th, 2022

2:11:14

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the top of the Eastern Conference, All-NBA, Luka Doncic creeping up in the MVP rankings, and more (3:22), before Joe House joins and assists in throwing …

Here Comes Luka, a UNC-Duke Showdown, and Possible NFL Sleepers With Rob Mahoney, Jay Caspian Kang, and Warren Sharp

April 1st, 2022

1:59:30

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the playoff seeding for the Western Conference, the increasingly scary Mavericks, the steady Suns, the stumbling Warriors, Clippers rumors, and more (7:26). …

A Lakers Abyss, Plus Embiid Tales, Boston’s Bad Luck, and Will Smith Fallout With Chris Mannix and Larry Wilmore

March 30th, 2022

2:09:37

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Bucks’ win over the 76ers and wonders “Is this two-year Lakers collapse the worst of any modern …

Will Smith’s Slap With Jimmy Kimmel. Plus, the Somehow Underrated Suns With Ryen Russillo

March 28th, 2022

2:13:16

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by two-time Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel to discuss the Oscars and the altercation between Will Smith and Chris Rock (1:45). Then Bill talks with Ryen Russillo about the …

Coach K’s Last Stand, the Tyreek Trade + the Jimmy-Spo Zapruder Film With J. Kyle Mann, Benjamin Solak, and Tyler Parker

March 25th, 2022

2:01:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss Thursday’s Sweet 16 games, how Gonzaga’s elimination affects Chet Holmgren’s draft …

The Case for Milwaukee, the Metaverse + 2022 Oscars Predictions With Ben Thompson and Sean Fennessey

March 23rd, 2022

1:53:17

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bucks fan and business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss where Giannis Antetokounmpo fits into the MVP …

The Chet Holmgren Hard-to-Evaluate Hall of Fame and Other Lottery-Related Madness Subplots With Ryen Russillo

March 21st, 2022

1:53:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss that great feeling the NCAA tournament brings, keeping an eye on the top NBA draft prospects during the tournament, Bill’s list of all-time hardest players …

Davante’s Vegas Move, Giannis’s MVP Case, and NBA Wife Conundrums With Benjamin Solak, Rob Mahoney, and Callie Curry

March 18th, 2022

1:55:38

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Benjamin Solak to discuss WR Davante Adams’s surprising trade to the Raiders, and the impact on the Packers, …

NBA Teammate GOATS and ‘Icons Club’ With Jackie MacMullan, Plus Juiciest NFL Story Lines With Danny Kelly

March 16th, 2022

1:58:13

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement, the all-time best NBA teammates, NBA players’ …

Brady’s Unretirement and the 20 Best Top-Five NBA Players With Ryen Russillo

March 14th, 2022

1:48:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Tom Brady’s announcement that he’s coming out of retirement to play another season with the Buccaneers (2:23), before going through their top 20 NBA …

KD’s Revenge on Small Game James, Plus NFL QB Roulette and the Strange Streaming Wars With Wosny Lambre, Peter Schrager, and Matthew Belloni

March 11th, 2022

1:58:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the Nets shellacking the 76ers, playoff implications, and more (2:31). Then Bill talks with NFL Network's Peter Schrager about Russell Wilson getting traded …

The Big Wilson Trade, Ridley’s Suspension, Westbrook’s Struggles, and Coach K’s Farewell Tour With Kevin Clark, Van Lathan, and Tate Frazier

March 8th, 2022

1:43:15

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the blockbuster trade that sent longtime Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to the Broncos, Aaron Rodgers’s new Packers extension, and other thoughts from the NFL …

The Surging Celts, Shaky Warriors, and Confounding Lakers With Ryen Russillo and Ethan Sherwood Strauss

March 7th, 2022

1:47:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics finding their identity, the Warriors struggling while Draymond Green is injured, the confusing Lakers, a look ahead to some wacky Western …

The Ja Experience in Memphis With Chris Vernon, MLB’s Future With Joe House, and Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin on Changing Sports Fans

March 3rd, 2022

2:15:49

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Vernon and Joe House to discuss Ja Morant, what his development has done for the Grizzlies and the Memphis area, looking ahead to the Grizzlies in the playoffs, and more …

NBA West Sleepers, Rich NFL Announcers, and the ‘Euphoria’ Awards With Rob Mahoney, Bryan Curtis, and Zoe Simmons

March 2nd, 2022

1:56:59

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss Western Conference sleeper teams including the Mavericks and the Nuggets. They also discuss the third-place Grizzlies and the electric Ja Morant, concerns …

Harden’s Re-Re-Juvenation and the NBA Saboteur Hall of Fame With Ryen Russillo

February 28th, 2022

1:46:24

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Harden’s debut in Philly, officially worrying about the Bucks, and Miami’s potential (3:51), before chatting about when to unleash Ben Simmons in Brooklyn, …

Unanswerable NBA Questions With Zach Lowe, Plus Brian Koppelman and David Levien on Creating ‘Super Pumped’ During a Pandemic

February 24th, 2022

2:22:17

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to run through the biggest questions remaining for the rest of the NBA season, including how the Ben Simmons–James Harden trade will play out, the Warriors' …

A Kevin Wildes–Dave Jacoby Reunion, Plus Freddie Gibbs Finally Comes On

February 22nd, 2022

2:04:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Wildes and David Jacoby to cover a wide-ranging list of topics, including NBA All-Star Weekend, LeBron James’s future in Los Angeles, and Aaron Rodgers on social media. …

Sleeping on Jokic, Marveling at Phoenix, and Wondering About Porzingis With Bob Voulgaris

February 18th, 2022

1:25:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss the Mavericks moving on from Kristaps Porzingis, the scary Suns, how NBA team …

Stafford’s HOF Case, Brady Rumors, the Broken Oscars, and Cody Rhodes/WWE Angles With Kevin Clark, Sean Fennessey, and David Shoemaker

February 15th, 2022

2:00:18

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss some post–Super Bowl narratives, including the Matt Stafford Hall of Fame debate, whether the Bengals will be back in the Super Bowl anytime soon, rumors …

The Super Bowl 56 Recap Show With Cousin Sal

February 14th, 2022

1:23:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Rams' Super Bowl win over the Bengals. They discuss the Rams' struggles in the run game, Odell Beckham Jr.'s injury, Cooper Kupp's MVP performance, the …

Part 4: Trade Deadline Winners and Losers With Kevin O’Connor, Rob Mahoney, J. Kyle Mann, and Wosny Lambre

February 10th, 2022

1:07:55

In Part 4 of the NBA trade deadline podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor, Wosny Lambre, J. Kyle Mann, and Rob Mahoney to give out their winners and losers, including Kevin Durant, Steve Nash, …

Part 3: The NBA’s Merry-Go-Round Era With Wosny Lambre, Kevin O’Connor, and J Kyle Mann

February 10th, 2022

45:39

In Part 3 of the NBA Trade Deadline podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor, Wosny Lambre and J Kyle Mann talking about the Knicks and Lakers standing pat, how it’ll impact LeBron’s future in LA …

Part 2: The Perfect LeBron Trade With Chris Ryan, Kevin O’Connor, Wosny Lambre

February 10th, 2022

40:24

In Part 2 of the NBA Trade Deadline podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan, Kevin O'Connor, and Wosny Lambre for more Nets-Sixers trade talk, including paying James Harden going forward, everyone’s …

Part 1: Harden-for-Simmons Finally Happens! With Chris Ryan, Kevin O’Connor, and Rob Mahoney

February 10th, 2022

48:56

In Part 1 of the NBA trade deadline podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan, Kevin O'Connor, and Rob Mahoney to discuss the 76ers trading Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond, and two first-round …

Two Big NBA Deals Plus a Super Bowl Mega-Gambling Preview With Cousin Sal and Peter Schrager

February 8th, 2022

1:55:30

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on two significant NBA trades: the Kings trading Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, and Tristan Thompson …

Harden-Simmons Trade Watch: Day 427, Plus More Deadline Buzz With Kevin O’Connor and Jackie MacMullan

February 7th, 2022

1:35:43

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan and Kevin O’Connor to discuss the Ben Simmons–James Harden rumors as the February 10 trade …

"One Trade Away" NBA Teams With Rob Mahoney, MLB Doldrums With Mike Schur, Plus Bill’s Dad With a Boston Sports Update

February 3rd, 2022

2:02:04

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss teams who may be "one trade away" from seriously improving their season, including the Grizzlies, Cavaliers, Celtics, Mavericks, 76ers, Hornets, and more …

The Tom Brady Awards, Plus Chuck Klosterman on Instant Replay, Athlete Longevity, and the ’90s

February 2nd, 2022

2:13:20

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons gives out his Tom Brady Awards to honor Brady’s legendary career (2:36). Then Bill is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to discuss Brady’s retirement; the longevity of the modern athlete; …

A Rams-Bengals Surprise, Brady’s Decision + NBA Panic Trade Teams With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

January 31st, 2022

2:17:08

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Bengals defeating the Chiefs again to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl (1:52), “now dead arguments” after Bengals-Chiefs (21:03), the Rams’ win over …

A Cavs Party, Brooklyn in Limbo, and Million-Dollar Playoff Picks With Brian Windhorst and Peter Schrager

January 27th, 2022

1:49:05

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Brian Windhorst to discuss the third-place Cleveland Cavaliers, the inconsistent Brooklyn Nets, and Ben Simmons trade watch as the NBA trade deadline approaches (2:29). Then …

Embiid’s Crazy Career, Plus Harden’s Next Move, Big Papi’s Honor, and Charles Oakley Stops By | With Big Wos and Kevin Hench

January 26th, 2022

2:00:34

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares an essay on Joel Embiid’s career in the midst of another spectacular season (2:36) before talking with Wosny Lambre …

The Best NFL Playoff Weekend Ever With Cousin Sal

January 24th, 2022

1:44:00

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Chiefs’ overtime win vs. the Bills and all of the Josh Allen vs. Patrick Mahomes showdowns that NFL fans have to look forward to, the Rams’ walk-off field …

Buffalo’s Savior and Ngannou’s Big Moment With Ariel Helwani, and Brady’s Finish Line Plus Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager

January 21st, 2022

2:13:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ariel Helwani to discuss the Buffalo Bills’ Round 2 matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs (6:18), as well as the upcoming UFC 270 and heavyweight main event between Francis Ngannou …

Brooklyn’s Bad Luck, Lakers Scapegoats, and Kyler’s Big Whiff With Raja Bell and Joe House

January 19th, 2022

1:48:09

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Raja Bell to discuss Kevin Durant’s injury and how it fit right into their unlucky season. They also discuss …

A Cowboys-Pats Sadness Contest, Apex Allen, Boger-mania, and Round 2 Lines With Cousin Sal

January 17th, 2022

1:31:24

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss yet another heartbreaking Cowboys playoff loss, the Bills thrashing the Patriots, the Steelers’ flop vs. the Chiefs, Raiders-Bengals, and Eagles-Buccaneers …

Jimmy G’s Last Stand, Stafford’s Swoon, and Round 1 Million-Dollar Picks with Ben Solak and Peter Schrager

January 13th, 2022

2:09:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ben Solak to discuss the biggest storylines from Round 1 of the NFL playoffs, including how Rams-Cardinals …

All-NBA Midseason Picks and ‘Yellowstone’ the Unicorn With Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Matthew Belloni

January 12th, 2022

1:59:16

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Verrier and Rob Mahoney to discuss midseason All-NBA teams, honorable mentions, Ben Simmons trade …

The Greatest Almost-Tie, Comeback Niners, Choking Colts, Sloppy Pats, and Round 1 Lines With Cousin Sal

January 10th, 2022

1:43:04

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Raiders’ overtime win vs. the Chargers, the 49ers’ comeback win over the Rams, the …

Kupp’s MVP Case, Turning on Daniel-San, ‘Cobra Kai,’ and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Shea Serrano

January 7th, 2022

1:30:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss Cooper Kupp’s incredible season and case for MVP, Rookie of the Year candidates, and which Week 18 games have meaning (2:27) before making …

The Curry-LeBron Legacy Battle, Ja’s Mega-leap, and Jabari Smith’s Lottery Rise With Seerat Sohi, Rob Mahoney, and J. Kyle Mann

January 5th, 2022

1:58:09

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Seerat Sohi to discuss the legacies of LeBron James and Steph Curry, as well as Chris Paul and Kevin Durant, …

AB’s Meltdown, 2021 Losers, and Week 18’s Playoff Puzzle With Cousin Sal

January 3rd, 2022

1:29:53

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Buccaneers’ comeback win vs. the Jets, Packers-Vikings, Texans-49ers, …

Tasty NFL Underdogs, COVID Misconceptions, and 2021’s Teen Culture Awards With Peter Schrager, Derek Thompson, and Zoe Simmons

December 30th, 2021

2:17:18

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Derek Thompson to discuss media coverage of COVID-19 (1:56). Then Bill talks with NFL Network's Peter Schrager about the Cardinals' three-game losing streak and an updated Super …

John Madden’s Incredible Career With Bryan Curtis, and Most Regrettable NBA Contracts With Wosny Lambre and Joe House

December 29th, 2021

2:20:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis to remember legendary football coach and broadcaster John Madden (1:40). Then Bill talks with Joe House and Wosny Lambre about NBA playoff contenders and replacement …

Buffalo’s Revenge, Washington’s Disgrace, the Endless NFL Season, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

December 27th, 2021

1:23:23

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys drubbing the Washington Football Team, Eagles-Giants, the Bills’ win over the Patriots, 49ers-Titans, the Texans’ upset win over the Chargers, …

Knicks vs. Nets, Giants vs. Jets and Million-Dollar Picks With Sean Fennessey, John Jastremski and Peter Schrager

December 23rd, 2021

1:50:31

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by John Jastremski and Sean Fennessey to discuss the sliding Knicks, how to fix the roster, and the Nets’ quest for relevance in New York (2:12). They also discuss a sad state of …

Embiid’s Window, Plus the Sports Repodders 2021 Review With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay

December 22nd, 2021

1:53:30

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the 76ers’ win over the Celtics, Joel Embiid’s dominance, and the looming urgency for a Ben Simmons trade (1:50). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and The …

Fantasy Playoff Chaos, Taylor’s MVP Run + Fake NBA Trades With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

December 20th, 2021

1:54:39

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Saints shutting out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers, the Lions getting their second win …

Catching Up With Ben Affleck. Plus the NFL’s COVID Crisis and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager

December 16th, 2021

2:28:38

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the drastic rise in COVID-19 cases around the NFL as well as the Jaguars parting ways with head coach Urban Meyer (7:39), before making the …

Luka and Zion Concerns, the Feel-Good Cavs, and Panic-Trade Predictions With Jackie MacMullan

December 15th, 2021

1:19:53

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss Luka Doncic coming into the season out of shape and Zion Williamson's injury …

The Sleeper 49ers, Rodgers Myths, Plus a Big ‘Succession’ Finale With Cousin Sal and Ryen Russillo

December 13th, 2021

1:47:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the 49ers’ overtime win vs. the Bengals, the Buccaneers’ overtime win vs. the Bills, Browns-Ravens, Cowboys-Washington, Bears-Packers, and more (1:27). Then …

Paul Thomas Anderson on ‘Licorice Pizza’ and the Beatles Doc, Plus Million-Dollar Picks Week 14 | With Peter Schrager and Sean Fennessey

December 10th, 2021

2:11:04

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss concerns about the early-season playoffs-contending Rams and Bills, as well as why people are hesitant to believe in the 10-2 Cardinals …

The Smashmouth Pats, NBA Chatter, and ‘Succession’ Predictions With Ryen Russillo

December 7th, 2021

1:43:06

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Patriots' narrow victory over the Bills in Buffalo on 'Monday Night Football' as well as the AFC playoff picture (1:53). Then they talk about Scottie …

Brazen Ravens, Evil Vikings, Minshew Mania, and NBA Trades After Dark With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

December 6th, 2021

1:47:55

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Ravens’ crushing loss to the Steelers, the Eagles’ win over the Jets with backup QB Gardner Minshew, the Lions’ first win of the season vs. the Vikings, …

Rodgers for MVP, Pats-Bills, and an Iconic Beatles Documentary With Peter Schrager and Chuck Klosterman

December 2nd, 2021

2:22:45

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the stumbling Rams, the Chiefs finding their stride, and why Aaron …

Suns-Warriors, Anthony Edwards, LSU’s Big Hire, and a Kenny G Interview | With Wosny Lambre, Van Lathan, and Kenny G

December 1st, 2021

1:58:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the Suns’ win over the Warriors, take stock of the Western Conference, and talk about …

A Bizarre NFL MVP Race and NBA Trade Ideas With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

November 29th, 2021

1:48:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the puzzling MVP conversation, the Patriots’ win over the Titans, Colts-Buccaneers, …

The Perfect Luka Team, Panic-Trade Candidates, Chicago’s Ceiling, and Crypto Myths With Haralabos Voulgaris

November 24th, 2021

1:47:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to discuss the Clippers’ loss to the Mavericks, what an ideal team built around Luka …

Pats-Eagles Super Bowl Plans and Thanksgiving Picks With Peter Schrager, and HBO’s Remarkable History With James Andrew Miller

November 23rd, 2021

2:13:35

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the three NFL Thanksgiving games and make their Million-Dollar Picks …

Jonathan Taylor Day, Minnesota Un-chokes, KC’s Back, and More Week 11 Weirdness With Cousin Sal

November 22nd, 2021

1:30:16

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Chargers' win in a shootout with the Steelers, Cowboys-Chiefs, Bills-Colts and RB …

The "Eff-You" Warriors, 2021 NFL Draft Mistakes, and Million-Dollar Picks With Marcus Thompson, Peter Schrager, and Danny Kelly

November 18th, 2021

2:16:49

The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks about his involvement in the HBO documentary series 'Music Box' (1:55) before chatting with The Athletic's Marcus …

The Cinderella Wizards, AFC East Intrigue, and the 'Rocky IV' Director’s Cut With Joe House, Chris Vernon, Warren Sharp, and Gus Ramsey

November 17th, 2021

2:01:45

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Washington Wizards atop the Eastern Conference (3:35). Then Bill and House are joined by Chris Vernon to discuss why Chris thinks the 76ers deserve much of …

Here Come the Pats! Plus: The “What’s Wrong?” Game, Taylor vs. Jake, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

November 15th, 2021

1:34:05

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots’ blowout win vs. the Browns, the Cowboys’ blowout win vs. the Falcons, a surprising Buccaneers loss to the Washington Football Team, a rocky …

Paul George’s MVP Run, the Kooky West, Odell to L.A., and Baker vs. Belichick With Jonathan Tjarks and Peter Schrager

November 12th, 2021

1:47:23

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jonathan Tjarks to discuss Paul George and the Clippers, Coach of the Year candidate Ty Lue, the Mavericks’ …

Westbrook’s Slide, the Phoenix Fallout, Celtics Rumors, and Half-Baked Ideas With Jackie MacMullan and Kevin Wildes

November 10th, 2021

2:01:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Lakers' rocky start to the NBA season, whether Ben Simmons or Kyrie Irving …

Buffalo’s Stumble, Rodgers’s Heel Turn, Mahomes Theories, and the Odell Sleepstakes. Plus: Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal.

November 8th, 2021

1:27:48

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss another 49ers loss, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs' struggle to beat the Packers without Aaron Rodgers, and the Bills’ shocking loss to the Jaguars. Plus: …

Part 2: Tom Hanks on ‘Cast Away’ Theories, ‘Forrest Gump’ Haters, and 40 Years of Memorable Movies

November 5th, 2021

1:24:34

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks to discuss his long career, his three favorite films, his new movie, ‘Finch,’ baseball stories, and much more.


Host: …

Part 1: Sleeper Warriors, Green Bay’s F.U. Potential, and Atlanta’s Big Week With Peter Schrager and Rembert Browne

November 5th, 2021

1:42:30

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, Bill shares his thoughts on a few sports topics including the Golden State Warriors, NBA MVP odds, Aaron Rodgers, …

A Two-Week NBA Check-in With Big Wos and Jake Paul on Changing Boxing and Influencer Culture

November 3rd, 2021

1:40:42

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss NBA story lines through two weeks. They discuss the Heat’s impressive start, the …

Welcome to Wonk Week! Plus: Backup QB Saviors, Pats Déjà Vu, and Week 9 Lines With Cousin Sal.

November 1st, 2021

1:25:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss a truly bizarre week of games in the NFL (2:03) before they Guess the Lines for Week 9 …

Mobley Fever, LaMelo Advice, Brady’s MVP Run, and Pats-Chargers With J. Kyle Mann and Peter Schrager

October 29th, 2021

1:51:30

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss some early NBA observations and overreactions including "the Cavaliers are for real," rookie Jalen Suggs's struggles, LaMelo Ball's recklessness, the depth …

Jokic vs. Walton, Tatum Advice, Ja’s Leap and NBA 75 Regrets With Bob Ryan and Justin Termine

October 27th, 2021

1:49:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bob Ryan to discuss the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. They discuss their differing opinions in who was snubbed and the cutoff for eligibility of young players, and then get into some …

Are the Chiefs Dead? Plus: Unicorn Derrick Henry, the “Genius” Shanahan, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal.

October 25th, 2021

1:38:40

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss a day full of lopsided victories, including the Chiefs’ blowout loss to the Titans, the …

NBA 75 Snubs, 2004 Lakers Flashbacks, Million Dollar Picks and Year of the Kebabs With J.A. Adande, Peter Schrager and David Chang.

October 22nd, 2021

2:14:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by J.A. Adande to discuss the NBA 75th Anniversary Team and parallels between Magic Johnson’s turmoil with the Lakers in 1981 and the current situation with Ben Simmons and the 76ers. …

Lakers-Warriors, Simmons Suspended, Ayton’s Non-max, and Surging Cowboys With Jackie MacMullan and Ben Solak

October 20th, 2021

2:05:42

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Lakers’ loss to the Warriors in their season opener, the Astros’ Game 4 ALCS win over the Red Sox, and Dodgers-Braves Game 3 (2:00), before he is joined by Jackie …

A Cowboys-Pats Holy Pod War. Plus Guess the Lines Week 7 With Cousin Sal.

October 18th, 2021

1:34:48

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots’ overtime loss to the Cowboys, another Packers win over the Bears, …

Dodgers Drama, Gruden’s Wreckage, Kyrie’s Soap Opera, and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Jay Caspian Kang

October 15th, 2021

1:50:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Dodgers' Game 5 win over the Giants, sending them to the NLCS for the second straight year (2:55). Then Bill talks with NFL Network's Peter Schrager about Jon …

NBA Over/Unders, Part 2: The West With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

October 13th, 2021

1:32:30

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House for the annual NBA Over/Unders pod. They run through win totals for each team in the Western Conference and look at …

NBA Over/Unders, Part 1: The East With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

October 13th, 2021

1:53:44

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House for the annual NBA Over/Unders pod. They run through win totals for each team in the Eastern Conference.


Host: Bill …

Super Chargers, Bills-Chiefs, Ben vs. Geno, “Lucky” Boston, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal and Joe House

October 11th, 2021

1:49:36

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and special guest Joe House to discuss the Chiefs’ loss to the Bills, the Patriots’ narrow victory over the Texans, 49ers-Cardinals, the electrifying Browns-Chargers …

Injured Russ, Bills-Chiefs, Jets Fuel, and the Best ‘Succession’ Episode, With Peter Schrager and Joanna RobinsonDraft Episode for Oct 08, 2021

October 8th, 2021

2:07:36

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Red Sox–Rays as well as the Rams' win over the Seahawks (2:15) before he is joined by NFL Network's Peter Schrager to bounce back from their first loss of the season and …

Red Sox Bliss, Luka’s 2022 Ceiling, and a Michael Keaton Interview | With Kevin Hench and Jonathan Tjarks

October 6th, 2021

2:20:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his pal Kevin Hench to discuss the Red Sox’ wild-card victory over the Yankees (2:30). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks about Luka Doncic and the sleeper Dallas …

Brady Beats Mac, Dallas Is for Real, and a Sox-Yanks Battle Looms, With Cousin Sal

October 4th, 2021

1:41:46

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Buccaneers' 19-17 win over the Patriots in Tom Brady's return to Foxborough. They also talk Cowboys-Panthers, the Cardinals' win over the Rams, a rare …

Brady vs. Belichick With Seth Wickersham, Plus Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager

October 1st, 2021

1:57:45

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Seth Wickersham to discuss his new book, ‘It's Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness.’ They also discuss the highly anticipated …

The NBA’s Vaccine Battle, 20 Years of ‘PTI,’ and Billy Crudup | With Derek Thompson and Bryan Curtis

September 29th, 2021

2:04:24

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis and The Atlantic's Derek Thompson to discuss NBA media day and vaccine hesitancy among some NBA players. They discuss how certain local mandates can prevent …

Stafford’s Salvation, Big Ben’s Downfall, the Cocaine Cardinals and Guess the Lines Week 4 with Cousin Sal

September 27th, 2021

1:44:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss NFL Week 3. They cover the Packers’ last-second win over the 49ers, Rams-Buccaneers, the Chiefs’ second straight loss, Justin Tucker’s record-setting field …

Chiefs Doubts, Brady in L.A., Million-Dollar Picks, and Sox-Yanks With Peter Schrager and Bill’s Dad

September 24th, 2021

1:43:45

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss some of the upcoming NFL games for the weekend and make their …

A Zach Lowe–Jackie MacMullan Reunion on West Sleepers, Toughest Coaching Gigs, and Ben Simmons Options

September 22nd, 2021

1:29:56

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Zach Lowe and Jackie MacMullan to discuss NBA sleeper teams in the Western Conference (1:55), the question "Is …

Lamar Jacks the Chiefs, the Kliff-Kyler Roller Coaster, and Guess the Lines Week 3 With Cousin Sal

September 20th, 2021

1:33:16

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap NFL Week 2, including the Ravens' win in a shootout with the Chiefs, the Chargers’ loss to the Cowboys, the Titans’ comeback win against the Seahawks, another …

Red-Hot Million-Dollar Picks, the Mannings, and Fantasy Strategies With Peter Schrager, Bryan Curtis, and Craig Horlbeck

September 17th, 2021

1:44:59

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis to discuss ESPN’s Peyton and Eli Manning 'Monday Night Football' broadcast and whether or not this is the future of broadcasting (1:48). Then Bill is joined by Peter …

RIP, Norm Macdonald. Plus, the McCourty Twins and Bill’s Favorite Actor, Jon Bernthal

September 15th, 2021

1:55:26

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his longtime friend Daniel Kellison to remember Norm Macdonald (4:40). Then Bill talks with Super Bowl champions Devin and Jason McCourty about about going head-to-head in Week 1 …

Stinky Rodgers, Week 1 Overreactions, Guess the Lines, and Parent Corner With Cousin Sal and Jimmy Kimmel

September 13th, 2021

1:50:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss their overreactions to NFL Week 1, including the Packers’ blowout loss to the Saints, the Texans’ surprisingly competitive play in their win against the …

A Bucs-Cowboys Classic! Plus: Million-Dollar Picks and a Shocking Super Bowl Prediction With Peter Schrager

September 10th, 2021

1:24:31

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Buccaneers narrowly beating the Cowboys in the NFL season opener (1:40), before he is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to go over some last-second NFL futures …

A 76ers Soap Opera, RIP Michael K. Williams, and Kanye’s Latest With Wosny Lambre, Joe House, and Van Lathan

September 8th, 2021

1:42:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Joe House to discuss the increasingly strange situation in Philadelphia between the 76ers and Ben Simmons (2:25). Then Bill is joined by Van Lathan to remember …

Part 1: AFC/NFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal

September 6th, 2021

1:02:00

Football is back! In Part 1 of a two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to run through expected win totals of every NFL team and make their over/under picks.


Host: Bill Simmons

Guest: …

Part 2: Guess the Lines Week 1 and Best NFL Futures. Plus, Parent Corner With Cousin Sal.

September 6th, 2021

1:10:47

In Part 2 of a two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal for their 15th season of Guess the Lines! First they make some NFL futures picks (1:05), before they guess the lines for NFL Week …

Peyton Manning, Mina Kimes, and Danny Kelly

September 3rd, 2021

1:54:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame QB Peyton Manning to discuss his time in the NFL, AFC rivalries, today's rookie QBs, his new Monday Night Football alternate broadcast …

The Fantasy Football Mega-Preview Plus Mike O’Malley | With Matthew Berry, Danny Heifetz, Craig Horlbeck, and Danny Kelly

September 1st, 2021

2:12:13

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry for their annual fantasy football preview. They discuss quarterback strategies in the new era of the NFL, front-runner fantasy offenses, some of their favorite …

Part 2: NFL Sleepers and Grenades With Warren Sharp and Joe House

August 30th, 2021

1:39:11

It's Part 2 of a two-part Sunday-night podcast. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Warren Sharp for their annual Sleepers and …

Part 1: The Bryson Coaster, Plus NBA Over/Unders With Joe House

August 30th, 2021

36:39

In Part 1 of a two-part Sunday-night podcast The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the drama on the course at the BMW Championship between Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Cantlay, and the excitement …

NFL Future Bets, Windy City’s Fields, and ESPN’s Latest Drama With Mike Francesa, Jason Goff, and Jim Miller

August 27th, 2021

2:18:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NY radio legend Mike Francesa to talk a little Red Sox and Yankees before running through some of their favorite NFL future bets (1:50). Then Bill talks with Jason Goff about a …

Eight Possible Super Bowl Teams With Peter Schrager. Plus: 'Outer Banks' and Teen Patrol With Zoe Simmons

August 25th, 2021

2:01:15

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss their way-too-early Super Bowl contenders, futures bets, sleeper teams, and more (2:15). Then Bill is joined by his daughter, Zoe, to …

Notes From My Lazy Vacation. Plus Jackie MacMullan on Why She’s Retiring (and Lots More)

August 23rd, 2021

2:01:41

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares some stuff he wishes he’d been able to talk about while he was on vacation, including: the Red Sox’s stumbles, ‘SummerSlam’ in Las Vegas, the Olympics, HBO’s ‘The White Lotus,’ …

USA-France, Disappearing Dame, Ben Simmons, the Knicks, and Fantasy FB Sleepers With Wosny Lambre, Joe House, and Craig Horlbeck

August 6th, 2021

1:52:40

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Wosny Lambre to talk about Team USA basketball, Damian Lillard’s disappointing performances, and …

Ten Free Agency Questions on the Lavish Bulls, Comatose Celts, Reheated Heat, and More With Kevin O’Connor

August 4th, 2021

1:28:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss 10 lingering questions from free agency including if they liked what the Bulls have …

Lowry to Miami? Plus: Lonzo’s Upside and the Rest of Free Agency Week With Jackie MacMullan

August 2nd, 2021

1:36:41

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to kick off NBA free agency week. They discuss what Miami would look like with Kyle Lowry, …

NBA Draftapalooza, Part 4: Winners + Losers With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

July 30th, 2021

57:23

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor to discuss a long list of winners and losers from the first round of the NBA draft.


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

NBA Draftapalooza, Part 3: GSW Goes Young, Spurs Go Loco + Rest of Lottery With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

July 30th, 2021

49:22

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor to discuss picks 7 through 15 of the NBA draft in real time!


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

Producer: Kyle Crichton

Learn …

NBA Draftapalooza, Part 2: Cade to Detroit and 2 Semi-shockers in Top Six With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

July 30th, 2021

42:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor to discuss the first six picks in the 2021 NBA draft in real time, including surprising picks by the Thunder and the Raptors.


Host: Bill Simmons

NBA Draftapalooza, Part 1: Westbrook to the Lakers and Hield’s Trade Upside With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

July 29th, 2021

46:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor before the start of the 2021 NBA draft to discuss the rumored Lakers-Wizards …

Zion’s Murky NOLA Future With Justin Verrier. Plus, Kenny Smith on Giannis vs. Hakeem.

July 28th, 2021

1:37:30

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Verrier to discuss the New Orleans Pelicans, including recent acquisitions Steven Adams and Eric Bledsoe heading to the Grizzlies for Jonas Valanciunas, rumors of Zion …

An NBA Mock Draft War Room With Kevin O’Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, and J. Kyle Mann

July 26th, 2021

1:55:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, and J. Kyle Mann to discuss the upcoming NBA draft. They run through the lottery teams, fake trades, sleepers, and more!


Host: Bill Simmons

Guests: …

Matt Damon! Plus: Giannis Cards and COVID Confusion With Mike Gioseffi and Derek Thompson

July 23rd, 2021

2:16:15

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mike Gioseffi of The Ringer's 'Sports Cards Nonsense' podcast to discuss changes in the market for Giannis …

An Immortal Giannis Game and Milwaukee’s Title with Ryen Russillo

July 21st, 2021

1:48:48

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Bucks winning the NBA Finals! They discuss Giannis’s historic 50 points, legacy implications, winners and losers, Suns and Bucks offseason moves, and a …

Bucks on the Brink, Giannis vs. History, Finals Leaps, and NFL Bets With Joe House

July 19th, 2021

1:38:57

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Bucks’ Game 5 Finals win over the Suns, Giannis Antetokounmpo's enthralling …

Previewing the Rest of the NBA Finals With Jackie MacMullan and Seerat Sohi

July 16th, 2021

1:32:15

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan and The Ringer's Seerat Sohi to examine and recap the first four games of the NBA Finals as …

Game 4 Overreactions, CP3’s Stinker, Kawhi Weirdness, and Draft Trades With Ryen Russillo

July 15th, 2021

1:46:39

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Bucks’ Game 4 Finals win over the Suns, tying the series at 2-2 (1:25). They also hit on news of Kawhi Leonard’s injury (41:50), Team USA (55:45), NBA …

The Giannis Leap, England’s Agony, and UFC 264 With Kevin O’Connor, Chris Ryan, and Kevin Clark

July 12th, 2021

2:21:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss the Bucks’ Game 3 Finals win over the Suns, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s dominance on the …

Bucks in Trouble, McGregor’s Comeback, and a Yankees Eulogy With Ben Thompson, Ariel Helwani, and JackO

July 9th, 2021

2:16:31

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by business/tech analyst and massive Bucks fan Ben Thompson to discuss the Suns’ Game 2 Finals win and the silver linings for Game 3 in Milwaukee (1:45). Then Bill talks to MMA …

Suns in Charge, Ayton Copycats, Ohtani Mania (?), and NBA Draft Stuff With Ryen Russillo

July 7th, 2021

1:46:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Suns’ Game 1 Finals win over the Bucks, the Bucks’ adjustments, gauging Giannis’s …

A Bucks-Hawks Blahfest, CP3’s Legacy Run, NBA Announcer Slumps, Replay Fixes + Summer Trades w/ Bryan Curtis and Chris Mannix

July 2nd, 2021

2:00:45

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on a superstar-less Bucks-Hawks Game 5 (3:00), before talking with The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis about sportscasting legend Marv Albert’s upcoming retirement, the play-by-play …

Giannis Goes Down With Big Wos and Chris Ryan, the Streaming Wars With Matthew Belloni, and Teen Culture Half-Year Awards With Zoe Simmons

June 30th, 2021

2:00:55

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Chris Ryan to break down a wild Bucks-Hawks Game 4, including Giannis’s knee injury, the improbable success of the Trae-less Hawks, and predictions for how this …

Part 2: Looming Bucks-Suns, Dame’s Next Move, and a Special Two-Man Combo Draft

June 28th, 2021

1:13:31

In Part 2 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Bucks’ Game 3 win over the Hawks, Khris Middleton’s fourth quarter, Trae Young’s injury, series predictions, …

Part 1: Ayton’s Leap, Kawhi the Enigma, GSW Trades, and a 2018 Redraft With Ryen Russillo

June 28th, 2021

1:19:28

In Part 1 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Suns’ Game 4 win over the Clippers, Deandre Ayton’s importance to the Suns’ success, the uncertainty …

The Comeback Clippers, Superstar Trae, and KD’s Brilliance With Seerat Sohi and Jackie MacMullan

June 25th, 2021

1:50:22

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Seerat Sohi to discuss the Clippers' Game 3 win over the Suns (3:00). Then Bill talks with Jackie MacMullan …

The Ayton-Oop, Round 3 Predictions, and NBA Lottery Reactions With Joe House, Kevin O’Connor, J. Kyle Mann, and Wosny Lambre

June 23rd, 2021

1:51:13

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Suns’ Game 2 victory over the Clippers, Deandre Ayton's game-saving alley-oop, a slew of reviews that dragged out the end of the game, hope for the …

Part 2: Philly Chokes, Hawks Fever, and a Bucks-Nets Postmortem With Ryen Russillo

June 21st, 2021

1:37:51

In Part 2 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss another 76ers playoff exit as the Hawks win Game 7 to head to the Eastern Conference Finals. They discuss the …

Part 1: Booker Torches L.A., the T-Mann Game, Gobert Issues, and a Kemba Trade With Ryen Russillo

June 21st, 2021

1:12:44

In Part 1 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Suns' Game 1 victory over the Clippers, …

Trae’s Breakout, Diva Luka, Bucks-Nets, a Ben Simmons Debate With Wosny Lambre and Marcus Thompson

June 18th, 2021

1:39:01

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson to discuss the Bucks’ Game 6 win over the Nets, Khris Middleton's impressive night, and a look ahead to Game 7 in Brooklyn (4:00). …

The Durant Game With Chris Ryan. Plus Dallas Dysfunction and Clips-Jazz With Jonathan Tjarks.

June 16th, 2021

1:39:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to discuss Kevin Durant’s incredible performance in the Nets’ Game 5 comeback win over the Bucks. They talk about Durant’s 49 points in 48 minutes, the Bucks’ …

Part 2: The Official CP3 Appreciation Pod With Ryen Russillo

June 14th, 2021

1:42:22

In Part 2 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Chris Paul and the Suns bouncing the …

Part 1: Unexpected Bucks-Nets Drama, Plus Top 40 Players Right Now With Ryen Russillo

June 14th, 2021

1:18:14

In Part 1 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Nets’ Game 4 loss to the Bucks after Kyrie Irving was injured. Among their questions: Did the series just …

Mitchell Magic, Bucks-Nets, Rodgers Trades + Loki With Wosny Lambre, Peter Schrager and Mallory Rubin

June 11th, 2021

1:49:19

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the Clippers' Game 2 loss to the Jazz, the Bucks' victory in a bizarre Game 3 vs. the Nets, the Hawks-76ers series, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with …

Chuck Klosterman on Brooklyn’s Dominance, Fandom, Sports Fixes, and UFOs

June 9th, 2021

1:46:05

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to discuss Damian Lillard’s future after another Trail Blazers playoff exit, how player movement has shaped today’s NBA, radical ideas to “fix” various …

Part 2: Logan Paul Survives, Milwaukee Advice, and Dame’s Future in Portland with Ryen Russillo

June 7th, 2021

1:33:07

In Part 2 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing …

Part 1: Kawhi’s Smackdown, Luka’s Next Move, and Trae Torches Philly With Ryen Russillo

June 7th, 2021

1:31:05

In Part 1 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Mavericks’ Game 7 loss to the Clippers, Kawhi Leonard’s two-way play, some highlights from the series, the …

A Lakers Eulogy, Suns of Anarchy, Joker’s Wild, and Round 2 Predictions With Seerat Sohi and J. Kyle Mann

June 4th, 2021

1:30:24

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Seerat Sohi and J. Kyle Mann to discuss the Lakers' Round 1 playoff exit at the hands of the uber-confident Suns, the Lakers offseason, the Suns’ Round 2 prospects, and more …

A Dame-Jokic Classic With Big Wos, and Big 3s and LeBron’s Evolution With Chris Bosh

June 2nd, 2021

1:52:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre of 'The Ringer NBA Show' to discuss the Nuggets’ double-overtime Game 5 win against the Trail …

Part 2: L.A. Panic Button Reversal, Ayton’s Emergence + CP3 Predictions With Ryen Russillo

May 31st, 2021

1:20:21

In Part two of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Round 1 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs. They talk about the Clippers' Game 4 blowout win vs. the …

Part 1: Scary Brooklyn, Trae's Leap, Milwaukee's Moment, and the Smart Conundrum With Ryen Russillo

May 31st, 2021

1:14:04

In Part 1 of the two-part Sunday podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Round 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs. They talk about the Nets' shellacking of the Celtics in Game 4 as …

The Setting Suns, a Bucks-Nets Mega-Battle, and Winslet’s Great Career With Rob Mahoney, Kyle Mann and Wesley Morris

May 28th, 2021

2:04:29

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kyle Mann and Rob Mahoney to discuss the Lakers’ Game 3 win over the Suns, the Nuggets’ win over the Trail Blazers bringing the series to 2-1, another Bucks blowout win over the …

Luka! Plus: The Bucks and Big Tech Craziness With Ben Thompson. Plus: Three Decades of Counting Crows With Adam Duritz.

May 26th, 2021

2:33:16

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on another stellar Luka Doncic performance in the Mavericks' Game 2 win over the Clippers, putting the Mavericks up 2-0 on the series (2:45). Then Bill talks to business and …

Part 2: The Panic Battle of LA, Sleeper Memphis, Plus More West Overreactions With Ryen Russillo

May 24th, 2021

1:27:39

In Part two of the Sunday night podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Grizzlies' win over the Jazz in Game 1 (2:00), the Lakers losing their first game to the Suns (24:00), the …

Part 1: Trae Grows Up, MSG’s Revival, Milwaukee’s Must-Win, and a Properly Paid Tobias With Ryen Russillo (and a Sean Fennessey Cameo)

May 24th, 2021

1:27:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Round 1 NBA playoff basketball! In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, Sean Fennessey makes a cameo to discuss the Knicks' Game 1 loss to the Hawks (3:45), the …

Is Curry a Pantheon Guy? Plus: Knicks + Lakers Predictions With Dave Jacoby and Alan Yang

May 21st, 2021

1:50:26

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons makes the case for Stephen Curry to crack the Basketball Pantheon (3:00), before talking to ESPN’s David Jacoby about the 4-seed New York Knicks! They discuss the upcoming Knicks-Hawks series, …

Tatum’s 50 and PGA Picks With Joe House, Plus Dirk Nowitzki on Jokic, Luka, 2011, and Much More

May 19th, 2021

1:57:08

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Wizards’ loss to the Celtics in the play-in tournament, Jayson Tatum’s 50-point game, the anticipated Lakers-Warriors matchup, most fun play-in tournament …

Part 2: Tankapalooza 2021, Western Predictions, and All-NBA Picks With Ryen Russillo

May 17th, 2021

1:26:57

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Clippers' loss to the Thunder, which locked them into a first-round series with the Mavericks. They discuss a …

Part 1: Warriors-Lakers, Philly-Brooklyn, Milwaukee’s Burden, and the DOA Celtics With Ryen Russillo

May 17th, 2021

1:31:33

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Warriors’ win over the Grizzlies, the play-in tournament, and the anticipated Lakers vs. Warriors matchup. They also …

A Big NBA Weekend With Jackie MacMullan, NFL Schedule Chicanery With Warren Sharp, and Andrew McCarthy on '80s-Movies Stardom

May 14th, 2021

2:39:58

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the end of the NBA regular season, the upcoming NBA Hall of Fame enshrinement …

The NBA’s Next Generation With Wosny Lambre, Vaccine Hesitancy With Derek Thompson, and Sharon Stone’s First Appearance

May 12th, 2021

2:20:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the new generation of NBA stars, fans of teams vs. fans of players, favorite and least favorite NBA players, and more (2:45). Then Bill talks with The …

A Westbrook Debate, NBA Sleepers, Unbreakable Records, and LaMelo Sliding Doors With Ryen Russillo

May 10th, 2021

1:55:39

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss NBA playoff seeding and Round 1 sleeper teams (2:45), Russell Westbrook tying Oscar Robertson’s record for the most triple-doubles in NBA history (26:00), …

Best NBA Late-Season Story Lines, Plus Theo Epstein’s First Appearance

May 7th, 2021

1:58:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons runs through the biggest subplots to watch heading into the NBA playoffs (2:45) before talking to three-time World Series champion baseball executive Theo Epstein about bringing the Boston Red …

A Full-Fledged Jokic-Gasm With Kevin O’Connor and J. Kyle Mann. Plus, Jake Tapper on Post-Trump TV Life.

May 5th, 2021

2:04:28

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor and J. Kyle Mann to discuss Nikola Jokic's MVP-caliber play, his presence on the court, the …

All-NBA Arguments, Milwaukee’s Best, CP3 Groundhog Day, and a Rodgers Intervention With Ryen Russillo

May 3rd, 2021

2:25:51

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Milwaukee Bucks' statement win against the Brooklyn Nets, how the Lakers' seeding …

A Wild NFL Draft, Rodgers Drama, and a Big Mac Fest With Warren Sharp, Kevin Hench, and Bill’s Dad

April 30th, 2021

1:27:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Warren Sharp of NBC Sports and Sharp Football Analysis to discuss an exciting first round of the NFL draft. They discuss the 49ers drafting Trey Lance third overall, the Bears …

NFL Draft Predictions With Peter Schrager and Police Reform 2021 With DeRay Mckesson

April 28th, 2021

1:35:06

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Fox and NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss the upcoming NFL draft including what the 49ers will do with the third overall pick, rumors of quarterback Justin Fields sliding, …

Best NBA Future Bets + a 2021 Oscars Review With Joe House and Wesley Morris

April 26th, 2021

1:59:23

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Joe House about Russell Westbrook’s revival and the surging Wizards, Eastern Conference play-in game scenarios, the disappointing Celtics season, the Porzingis problem in Dallas, the …

Dana White Returns, Plus Knicks Fever With J. Kyle Mann and Bananas vs. CT With Dave Jacoby

April 23rd, 2021

2:07:53

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss the Knicks’ win streak, the superb play of Julius Randle, playoff scenarios, and more …

2021 Steph vs. 2006 Kobe, the NEW Warriors Fans, and SuperLeague Soccer Hijinks With Marcus Thompson, Logan Murdock, and Chris Ryan

April 21st, 2021

1:47:07

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Logan Murdock and The Athletic's Marcus Thompson to discuss Steph Curry's incredible stretch of basketball, the parallels between Steph's current season and Kobe Bryant's 2006 …

Curry’s Re-Apex, Jokic/Embiid Debates, Play-in Drama, and Draft Quarterbacks With Ryen Russillo

April 19th, 2021

2:02:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss this recent stretch of NBA games without superstars like Kevin Durant, James Harden, Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and Jimmy Butler. They also talk about …

Part 2: The Mysterious 49ers, NFL Draft Props, and Washington’s Sleeper-dom With Warren Sharp

April 15th, 2021

1:13:38

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Warren Sharp to discuss quarterback Justin Fields's draft stock seemingly dropping, what the 49ers will do …

Part 1: The Reeling Nuggets, Embiid’s MVP Case, and CP3’s Journey With Jackie MacMullan

April 15th, 2021

1:09:10

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the "grind" of being three-quarters through the NBA season, Jamal Murray's injury, …

2021 Masters and 'WrestleMania 37' Overreactions With Kevin Clark and David Shoemaker

April 12th, 2021

1:40:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the 2021 Masters Tournament (7:45) and the upcoming NFL draft (39:15). Then Bill talks with David Shoemaker immediately after the conclusion of 'WrestleMania …

The Case for Phoenix, Plus Stephanie McMahon on All Things WWE

April 9th, 2021

1:36:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the title-contending Phoenix Suns (3:00) before talking with WWE's chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon about the importance of the first 'WrestleMania,' the star power …

Fields to the Pats? Plus Masters Bets and David Alan Grier | With Danny Kelly and Joe House

April 7th, 2021

2:10:09

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Danny Kelly to discuss the Jets trading QB Sam Darnold to the Panthers, as well as who wants to trade for the …

The Suggs Game, Bad Lakers Omens, Rookie of the Year Sadness, and Post-Vaccine Life With Ryen Russillo

April 5th, 2021

2:00:50

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Stanford beating Arizona in the women’s NCAA championship, Jalen Suggs’s dagger 3-point shot to defeat UCLA in the men's Final Four, a great year for …

A New York Sports Renaissance With John Jastremski. Plus, Kenan Thompson (Finally!)

April 1st, 2021

2:00:43

The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with new Ringer addition John Jastremski about New York sports including the start of (a full-length) baseball …

NBA Buyout Mania, Brooklyn’s Destiny, and the State of Boston Sports With Raja Bell and Kevin Hench

March 30th, 2021

1:59:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Raja Bell to discuss how they feel about trade deadline deals after the weekend, the bizarre NBA buyout rules, …

NBA Trade Deadline, Part 4: Winners & Losers With Ryen Russillo and Jackie MacMullan

March 25th, 2021

1:12:02

In Part 4 of NBA trade deadline coverage on 'The BS Pod,' The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Jackie MacMullan to discuss why …

NBA Trade Deadline, Part 3: Last-Minute Deals With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

March 25th, 2021

42:26

In Part 3 of the NBA trade deadline coverage on the 'BS Pod,' The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Kevin O'Connor to discuss the final minutes leading up to deadline, including JJ Redick heading to …

NBA Trade Deadline, Part 2: Lakers, Lowry, Pelicans With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O’Connor

March 25th, 2021

38:19

In Part 2 of the NBA trade deadline coverage on the 'BS Pod,' The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Raptors trading Norman Powell to the Trail Blazers for Gary Trent and Rodney Hood. Then …

NBA Trade Deadline, Part 1: Orlando’s Big Day With Ryen Russillo and Kevin Clark

March 25th, 2021

38:47

In Part 1 of the NBA trade deadline coverage on the 'BS Pod,' The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Orlando Magic fan Kevin Clark to discuss Orlando's rebuild; the team trading Aaron Gordon to the …

RIP, Elgin Baylor. Plus: Giannis Stories and Alexis Ohanian | With Mirin Fader

March 24th, 2021

2:07:59

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons remembers the late Elgin Baylor (2:50) before talking with The Ringer’s Mirin Fader about her upcoming book ‘Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP’ (19:30). Finally Bill talks with Seven …

Cade's Ceiling, LeBron Injury Ripples, Trade Talk, and Poku Corner With Ryen Russillo

March 22nd, 2021

1:52:02

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss top NBA draft prospect Cade Cunningham after Oklahoma State's loss to Oregon State in the NCAA tournament (2:30), LeBron James's ankle sprain and his …

Matt James on ‘The Bachelor’ Behind the Scenes, Plus Joe House on Desperate NBA Teams and March Madness

March 19th, 2021

1:52:22

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Matt James of ‘The Bachelor’ franchise to discuss his season, expectations vs. reality, dealing with real feelings during a public controversy, being "unplugged" from media and …

Belichick’s Spending Spree, Embiid’s Lost MVP, and ‘Beartown’ With Mina Kimes and Chris Ryan

March 17th, 2021

1:39:36

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Mina Kimes to discuss the Patriots’ massive free-agency spending, contracts with “voidable years,” the Bears signing QB Andy Dalton, questions surrounding Deshaun Watson and …

NBA Chatter With Jackie MacMullan, Plus a 2021 Oscars Breakdown With Wesley Morris

March 12th, 2021

2:13:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the NBA one year removed from the "Rudy Gobert Game" that paused the NBA season, …

Best Dak Takes, Sports Media Trends, and 'The Bachelor' Controversy With Bryan Curtis and Rachel Lindsay

March 10th, 2021

1:58:42

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis to discuss the media coverage of Dak Prescott and the Cowboys in the past couple years, the upcoming massive NFL television rights deal, Meghan Markle and Prince …

All-Star Reactions, Brooklyn Blake and Trade Deadline Predictions With Ryen Russillo 

March 8th, 2021

1:57:31

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss a condensed NBA All-Star Weekend; They talk about the All-Star Game, the 3-point contest, slam dunk contest, along with some All-Star storylines (3:15). …

Embiid for MVP, Tiger’s Future, Taylor Swift, and ‘Boogie’ With Joe House, Nathan Hubbard, and Eddie Huang

March 5th, 2021

1:50:45

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to revisit the NBA MVP discussion and Joel Embiid. They talk MVP odds and some predictions for after the All-Star break (3:00). Then Bill and House are joined by Nathan …

All That Jazz, Trae Young’s Path, Trade Rumors, and Teen Patrol With Jackie MacMullan and Zoe Simmons

March 1st, 2021

2:05:15

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Utah Jazz as possible title contenders (3:30), NBA trade rumors …

NBA League Pass Fun Rankings With Zach Lowe

February 26th, 2021

1:37:38

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe to discuss NBA All-Star snubs, the most fun NBA League Pass teams, top NBA crunch-time players, and more!

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Tiger’s Accident, Watson Trades, COVID and Common Sense, and NYC’s Future With Kevin Clark and Derek Thompson

February 24th, 2021

1:55:21

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss Tiger Woods following the news of the golf star's car accident (2:30), before they …

A Clippers Conundrum, LeBron MVP Myths, Kyrie’s Resurgence,  and the Ref Review Crisis With Ryen Russillo

February 22nd, 2021

1:53:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Nets’ win over the Clippers, Brooklyn’s road-trip win streak, and the Clippers' playoff implications (2:00). They test pilot a new segment called …

Dame vs. Curry, NFL Draft QBs, and Flea on the Lakers With Chris Haynes and Danny Kelly

February 19th, 2021

1:55:16

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports and TNT to discuss the Brooklyn Nets, the Jazz's ceiling, NBA trade rumors, Steph Curry vs. Damian Lillard, covering the 2020 NBA playoffs, and more …

Charles Barkley on Ben Simmons, Zion’s Flaws, the Center Revolution, Adam Silver, and the Nets vs. the Lakers

February 16th, 2021

1:40:26

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NBA legend and analyst Charles Barkley to discuss Draymond Green's comments on the Cavaliers and Andre Drummond, Barkley getting traded to the Suns in 1992, learning from Moses …

Celtics Panic and All-Star Arguments Galore With Kevin O’Connor

February 15th, 2021

1:38:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the Celtics' underwhelming 13-13 season and what Boston can do to turn it around (2:30) before discussing their NBA All-Star ballots for the East (29:00) …

State of Zion, Sleeper Suns, Clubhouse’s Ceiling, and Brady’s Last Laugh With Rob Mahoney, Nathan Hubbard, and Seth Wickersham

February 12th, 2021

2:00:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss the New Orleans Pelicans, Zion Williamson after playing in almost 50 career NBA games, the exciting Phoenix Suns, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with …

Super Bowl Lessons and Super-duper-star Steph 2.0 With Kevin Clark and Logan Murdock

February 10th, 2021

1:41:48

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the Buccaneers' Super Bowl victory, Tampa Bay’s coaching, upcoming free agents, the NFL salary cap, the QB carousel, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with …

All Hail Tompa Bay, Plus 2022 Best NFL Bets With Cousin Sal

February 8th, 2021

1:24:15

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Buccaneers' victory over the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, Tom Brady’s seventh Super Bowl win, what went wrong for the Chiefs, review the prop bets, odds for …

The Case for Tompa and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager. Plus: Casey Affleck on Sports Movies.

February 5th, 2021

2:11:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Fox and NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the looming QB carousel in the NFL, a Super Bowl preview, and …

Brooklyn Bliss, Draymond’s Dip, and CJ McCollum Stops By

February 3rd, 2021

1:45:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Nets’ win over the Clippers and the Warriors’ loss to the Celtics (2:30) before talking with …

Best Super Bowl Props, Plus Sal-a-Palooza 2021 With Cousin Sal and Surprise Guests

February 1st, 2021

1:55:50

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and an assortment of surprise guests to discuss Super Bowl prop bets, tell stories, and celebrate Sal’s new book.



'You Can't Lose Them All: Tales of a Degenerate Gambler …

Best Beal Trades, the GameStop Scandal, and Super Bowl Talk With Joe House, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Jamal Adams

January 29th, 2021

2:03:34

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss potential trades for Bradley Beal in the wake of what is shaping up to be a dismal season for the Washington Wizards (3:00). Then Bill is joined by Andrew Ross …

Best NBA Unicorns, Plus Sports Card Boom 3.0 With Kevin O’Connor and Mike Gioseffi

January 27th, 2021

1:53:30

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss NBA "unicorns" past and present, as well as the unusually high number of unicorns in today's NBA, including LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel …

The Mahomes-Brady Bowl, Conflicted Pats Fans, and Playoff Rodgers With Cousin Sal

January 25th, 2021

1:38:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Buccaneers' win over the Packers in Lambeau Field, sending Tom Brady to his 10th Super Bowl; as well as the Chiefs' victory over the Bills, which secured …

Jimmy Kimmel, Plus Red-Hot Million Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager

January 22nd, 2021

1:47:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jimmy Kimmel to discuss Cousin Sal’s new book, ‘You Can't Lose Them All: Tales of a Degenerate Gambler and His …

Brooklyn’s Ceiling, Brady vs. Boston Fans, 'The Bachelor,' and Taylor Swift With Jackie MacMullan and Nora Princiotti  

January 19th, 2021

2:10:21

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Kevin Durant–James Harden combo for the Nets, the Nets’ exciting win over the …

The Henne Game, Brady Over Brees, Most Fun Super Bowl Possibilities, and Round 3 Lines With Cousin Sal

January 18th, 2021

1:24:38

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the nail-biter between the Chiefs and the Browns, the Buccaneers' win over the Saints, Ravens-Bills, and Packers-Rams (2:00), before guessing the lines for …

Harden Trade 2.0, Brady’s Big Chance, and NFL Playoff Picks With Peter Schrager

January 15th, 2021

1:30:58

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares some more thoughts one day removed from the James Harden trade (2:00) before talking with Fox and NFL Network's Peter Schrager about all four upcoming NFL divisional-round playoff games …

LeBron’s MVP Run, LaMelo’s Leap, Steph’s F.U. Tour, and the NBA's COVID Issues With Ryen Russillo

January 12th, 2021

2:12:01

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about the NBA board of governors meeting to discuss COVID-19 protocols (2:00) before …

Browns Fever, Lamar’s Revenge, the Sleeper Rams, and Round 2 Lines With Cousin Sal

January 11th, 2021

1:29:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss all six wild-card games (2:00) before guessing the lines for Round 2 of the NFL playoffs (59:00). They close the show with Parent Corner (1:11:00).

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The Resurgent Knicks and NFL Playoff Picks With Mike Breen and Peter Schrager

January 8th, 2021

1:44:23

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by broadcaster Mike Breen to talk about an optimistic start to the Knicks season, tales from the broadcast booth, and more (3:30). Then Bill talks with Peter Schrager of Fox Sports …

NFL Playoff Sleepers and 'Cobra Kai' Season 3 With Warren Sharp and Shea Serrano

January 6th, 2021

1:49:56

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Warren Sharp of 'The Ringer NFL Show' to discuss the AFC and NFC wild-card matchups, playoff sleepers, future bets, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with Shea Serrano about 'Cobra …

Philly’s Disgrace, Buffalo’s Ceiling, and Round 1 Playoff Lines With Cousin Sal

January 4th, 2021

1:37:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Eagles’ puzzling loss to the Washington Football Team, the Dolphins’ loss to the …

A Bucs-Bills Super Bowl, Week 17 Bets, and 2020 Teen Culture Awards With Peter Schrager and Zoe Simmons

December 31st, 2020

1:37:42

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Fox and NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss NFC championship odds, the most fun playoff scenarios, the upcoming NFL coaching carousel, and more (3:00). Then Bill gives out his …

Week 1 NBA Notes. Plus, NBA Then and Now With Jackie MacMullan and Bob Ryan 

December 30th, 2020

1:57:51

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares some thoughts from Week 1 of the 2020-21 NBA season (2:00), before talking with sports media legends Jackie …

Dallas Ain’t Dead! Plus: MVP Rodgers, Tua Troubles, Goff Flops and Playoff Scenarios With Cousin Sal 

December 28th, 2020

1:41:25

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the many different NFL playoffs scenarios that could lie ahead, as well as some Week 16 …

William Zabka on 'Cobra Kai,' and a 2020 Sports Repodders Recap With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay

December 25th, 2020

2:18:28

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares some early NBA reactions before giving out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 16 (3:00), before he is joined by …

The 2021 NBA Over/Under Mega Preview With Ryen Russillo and Joe House

December 22nd, 2020

3:04:37

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House on the eve of the 2020-21 NBA season for the annual NBA over/unders podcast. They make their picks for win totals in both the Eastern (2:00) and Western …

The Jets Win! (No!!!) Plus: MVP Watch, Hurts vs. Murray, and the Parlay Murderer With Cousin Sal and Sean Fennessey

December 21st, 2020

1:48:01

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Sean Fennessey to briefly discuss the Jets' win over the Rams, possibly ruining their "Tank for Trevor" campaign (2:30) before Bill and Sal recap the rest of NFL …

The Future of Sports With Barack Obama and Bakari Sellers. Plus, Million Dollar Picks Week 15.

December 17th, 2020

1:34:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bakari Sellers and 44th president of the United States Barack Obama to discuss conferring with NBA players in the Orlando bubble during the wildcat strike, athletes pushing for …

Giannis Stays! Plus: Mark Cuban on Luka’s Ceiling, NBA Bubble Lessons, and Dirk as Dallas’s Sports GOAT.

December 15th, 2020

1:39:05

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Giannis's signing the supermax contract to stay in Milwaukee, and all the winners (there's more than …

Bills vs. Steelers, Hurts vs. Wentz, Tua vs. Mahomes, and the First Puppy Weekend With Cousin Sal

December 14th, 2020

1:31:43

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Bills' win over the Steelers that shook up the AFC playoffs standings, the Chiefs' …

The Unhappy NBA Star Era, 2020 New York Sports, and MTV’s 'The Challenge' With John Jastremski and Dave Jacoby

December 9th, 2020

2:12:29

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on James Harden wanting out of Houston, as well as some history behind the unhappy NBA star era (2:30), before talking to John Jastremski from WFAN radio about the current …

The Bizarro Browns, Frisky Giants, Zombie Pats, and Bad-News Jets With Cousin Sal

December 7th, 2020

1:39:41

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Browns’ decisive win over the Titans, the Broncos losing a close game to the Chiefs, Rams-Cardinals, the Jets barely keeping their 0-16 season intact vs. …

Harden’s Next Team, Westbrook the Wizard, and Pittsburgh’s 19-0 Quest With Joe House and Ryan Shazier 

December 4th, 2020

2:05:26

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on James Harden's next team, the only two serious contenders in the Harden sweepstakes, and how the deal can get done (3:00). Then Bill talks with Joe House about the …

Tony Kornheiser and Dave Chang

December 2nd, 2020

1:46:19

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser to discuss the NFL’s approach to dealing with COVID-19, the evolution of sports …

NFL COVID Woes, Giants Fever, Tyson-Jones, and Thanksgiving Shenanigans With Cousin Sal

November 30th, 2020

1:24:00

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Saints' win over the QB-less Broncos, the Falcons' shellacking of the Raiders, the …

Brady’s Troubles + Herbert’s Ascent With Tony Romo. Plus the John Belushi doc With Jim Miller. 

November 27th, 2020

1:47:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Tony Romo to discuss his post-NFL career, Tom Brady in Tampa Bay, how limited fan attendance can work to a defense’s advantage, Tua Tagovailoa, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, …

Did the Lakers Scare Everyone Away? Was Detroit Drunk? Plus, More NBA Questions With Jackie MacMullan

November 24th, 2020

1:41:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss a whirlwind of NBA free-agency moves and trades as they look ahead to the …

Hayward Flees Boston, MVP Mahomes, the NFC Least and #FreeHerbert With Cousin Sal

November 23rd, 2020

1:44:03

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Gordon Hayward turning down his $34 million player option to become a free agent, ultimately ending …

The Unlucky Warriors, Harden’s Next Move and the Semi-Resurgent Pats With Kevin O’Connor and Nora Princiotti

November 20th, 2020

2:07:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss Klay Thompson's season-ending injury, an open NBA investigation involving the …

The Harden Dilemma 2.0, Milwaukee’s Big Move, and CP3 to Phoenix With Raja Bell and Ryen Russillo

November 17th, 2020

1:21:42

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Raja Bell to discuss James Harden’s desire to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets (2:00). Then, …

Hail Murray, Harden to Brooklyn (?), Heart Attack QBs, and the Zombie Pats With Cousin Sal

November 16th, 2020

1:43:55

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to briefly discuss rumors of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets before talking about the Patriots' win over the Ravens during a downpour in Foxborough. They also discuss …

Westbrook Trades, NFL Playoff Futures and RIP Alex Trebek With Kevin Clark and Claire McNear 

November 13th, 2020

1:58:07

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his NBA predictions (3:00). Then he is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the NFC and NFL playoff odds before giving …

Tommy Heinsohn Memories and Fantasy Football Half-Season MVPs with Bill’s Dad and Matthew Berry

November 11th, 2020

1:54:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his dad to remember the late Tommy Heinsohn (3:00) before he is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry to take a look at the fantasy football season including boom and busts, fantasy MVP …

Tua!!! Plus: Tampa’s No-Show, the Weirdo NFC + 2020 Election Bad Beats With Cousin Sal and Joe House

November 9th, 2020

1:44:14

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss NFL Week 9, including an electrifying battle between Tua Tagovailoa and …

Burrow vs. Herbert, Ravens Concerns, Seattle’s Ceiling, and Trump’s Big Meltdown With Mina Kimes and JackO

November 6th, 2020

1:50:33

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Mina Kimes to discuss rookie QBs Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, and Tua Tagovailoa; run through Bill's NFL …

The NBA’s Murky Future and Best Streaming TV/Movies With Ryen Russillo and Wesley Morris

November 4th, 2020

2:13:36

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the looming start date for the 2020-21 NBA season, the possibility of rewriting the CBA, the upcoming NBA draft, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with …

The 7-0 (?!?) Steelers, Shakiest Good QBs, Mid-Season MVPs & the Sleeper Dolphins With Cousin Sal

November 2nd, 2020

1:42:12

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss NFL Week 8, including the Steelers winning another intense showdown with the Ravens, Dalvin Cook and the Vikings running over the Packers, Bengals-Titans, Cam …

Dork Elvis to Philly, Shorting the Pats, Masters Odds, and 2020 Election Guesses With Joe House, Bakari Sellers, and Harry Enten

October 30th, 2020

2:01:25

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Daryl Morey becoming the new president of basketball operations for the 76ers, how he'll …

The Blake Snell WTF Game, Mookie’s Second Title, and NBA Draft Trades With CC Sabathia and Kevin O’Connor

October 28th, 2020

1:48:35

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by CC Sabathia to talk about the Dodgers winning the World Series. They discuss Kevin Cash's controversial …

Kyler vs. Russ, Rookie QB Stars, Pittsburgh’s Ceiling, and the Putrid Pats With Cousin Sal

October 26th, 2020

1:27:44

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss what's shaping up to be an exciting World Series, before recapping some NFL Week 7 games, including the Cardinals' overtime win against the Seahawks, …

Best NFL Teams, Football GOATs, and Week 7 Picks With Howie Long and Peter Schrager 

October 23rd, 2020

1:58:35

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Super Bowl champion and longtime NFL analyst Howie Long to discuss Tom Brady's Buccaneers finding their equilibrium, Dak Prescott's injury, top NFL defenses, the perplexing …

Beating the Lakers, Rondo’s Revival, Atlanta’s Sports Torture, and Trump’s Last Stand With Jackie MacMullan, Rembert Browne, and JackO

October 21st, 2020

2:07:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the looming start date of the 2020-21 NBA season, the value of lottery draft picks …

Tampa Bay's 2020 Takeover, New Gambling Rules, the Hopeless Jets, and Mookie's Moment With Cousin Sal

October 19th, 2020

1:38:52

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk about the L.A. Dodgers winning the NLCS vs. the Atlanta Braves, a Dodgers-Rays World Series, and more. Then they discuss NFL Week 6 games, including the …

Deep Thoughts w/ Russell Wilson, Plus Daryl Morey’s Exit, NFL Picks + Cooper Raiff of ‘Sh*thouse’

October 16th, 2020

2:06:15

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares some thoughts on Daryl Morey's resignation from the Rockets, before he is joined by Super Bowl champion and Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to discuss the nail-biter Seahawks-Patriots …

Lakers/LeBron/Bubble Stories with Jared Dudley and Ryen Russillo. Plus a 2021 NBA Free Agency Primer 

October 14th, 2020

2:28:35

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and 2020 NBA champion Jared Dudley to discuss the Lakers' title win, how it felt to leave the NBA bubble, LeBron stories, appreciating Rajon Rondo, the anticlimactic …

Bubble King James, Dak Goes Down, NBA 2021 Futures, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal and Joe House

October 12th, 2020

1:47:24

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss the Lakers' 2020 NBA Finals victory, another boost to the LeBron James legacy, NBA 2021 title odds, the official success of the NBA playoff …

NBA Mount GOATmore and Best 21st-Century Teams With Zach Lowe, Plus Brady’s Brainfart and Million Dollar Picks

October 9th, 2020

1:49:21

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to talk about the Heat-Lakers NBA Finals series and the upcoming Game 5, speculate about …

A 12th L.A. Lakers Title and Remembering Eddie Van Halen with Ryen Russillo and Chuck Klosterman 

October 7th, 2020

2:10:59

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss a hard-fought Lakers win in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, the Lakers' role players …

Butler Saves Miami, Fantasy F.B. In Flux, The NFC Least & Quarter-Season MVP’s with The Cousin Sal

October 5th, 2020

1:35:19

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Jimmy Butler willing the Heat to a win over the Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. They also recap NFL Week 4, including the Cowboys' 49-38 loss to the …

The Cruising Lakers, Heat Culture, Lamar’s Kryptonite, and Tampa’s Gambling Hook With Jon “Stugotz” Weiner, Mallory Rubin, Nora Princiotti, and Joe House

October 2nd, 2020

2:14:03

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Stugotz of 'The Dan Le Batard Show' to discuss the Miami Heat’s rough start to the NBA Finals, the …

Miami’s Upset Potential, Clippers Chaos, the Villainous Astros, and MLB Bubble Playoff Picks With Jackie MacMullan and CC Sabathia 

September 30th, 2020

1:57:22

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his NBA Finals pick (2:20) before he's joined by renowned sports journalist Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Clippers …

Miami vs. LeBron, Trubisky’s Farewell, a Pissed-Off Rodgers and Lots of Falcon Poop with Cousin Sal

September 28th, 2020

1:37:49

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Celtics getting bounced out of the playoffs, a Heat-Lakers NBA Finals, finals gambling odds, and more (2:03). Then they discuss Sunday's NFL slate, …

LeBron 4.0, Miami’s Herro Complex, Harden for Embiid (?) Plus Week 3 NFL Picks with Ryen Russillo

September 25th, 2020

1:57:43

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Lakers win over the Nuggets in game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, officiating LeBron James, the Celtics struggling vs the Heat's zone defense, a …

The LeBron-Davis Tandem, Denver’s Big Rally, Desus & Mero, and Jeff Daniels

September 23rd, 2020

2:08:35

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Nuggets' comeback win in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals vs. the Lakers, as well as the player combination of LeBron James and Anthony Davis and where it …

Russ vs. Cam, Atlanta’s Pain, Murray’s Leap, the Annoying Lakers, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

September 21st, 2020

1:44:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss a nail-biter between the Seahawks and the Patriots, a miracle comeback by the Cowboys against the Falcons, the Chief’s overtime win vs. the Chargers led by …

Boston’s Flop, Riley’s Genius and Denver’s Cinderella Story with Jackie MacMullan, Plus Shorting the Jets

September 18th, 2020

1:37:16

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by sports media legend Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Heat winning another close Eastern Conference finals game …

The Great Jokic, a Total Clipocalypse, Panic Trades, and Kemba Search Parties with Ryen Russillo

September 16th, 2020

2:01:34

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Clippers collapse in game seven of of the Western Conference Semifinals vs. the …

Cam Thrives, Brady Flounders, Best NFL Overreactions, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

September 14th, 2020

1:38:22

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys' gut-wrenching loss to the Rams, no-fan football, trouble in Tompa Bay, gambling disasters, the Bears' comeback win, Cam Newton's Patriots debut, …

The Scarier Chiefs, Week 1 NFL Picks, Kyle “The Villain” Lowry, and Coach Steve Nash With Raja Bell

September 11th, 2020

1:52:16

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Lakers-Rockets and the NFL season opener in which the Chiefs rolled the Texans, before kicking off …

Playoff Rondo, Tompa Bay, NFL Sleepers, and Guess the Lines Week 1 With Cousin Sal

September 9th, 2020

1:58:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Lakers-Rockets and Celtics-Raptors (2:53) before he is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Bill’s favorite storylines heading into the NFL season (17:22). Then they kick off …

A Giannis Dilemma, Butler’s Alpha Destiny, the Too-Cool Clips, Kyle Lowry, and Homer Corner With Ryen Russillo

September 7th, 2020

1:58:30

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Bucks’ playoff turmoil, whether Giannis will re-sign with the Bucks, the Heat’s rising playoffs expectations, Clippers-Nuggets, Raptors-Celtics, Steve …

Featuring Andre Iguodala, Van Lathan, and Bakari Sellers. Plus: RIP, Tom Seaver. 

September 4th, 2020

2:22:24

The Ringer's Bill Simmons reacts to the Raptors' last-second victory over the Boston Celtics to bring the series to 2-1, as well as the Rockets' Game 7 against the Thunder (1:13). Then Bill is joined by 3x NBA champion …

Denver Lives, Harden vs. CP3, and Matthew Berry’s Fantasy Football Preview | With Joe House

September 2nd, 2020

2:13:11

The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Joe House about the Utah Jazz exiting the NBA playoffs in a Game 7 loss to the Denver Nuggets, James Harden's "disappearance" during Rockets-Thunder Game 6, and the monumental stakes …

Murray Magic, Boston’s Ceiling, Harden’s Big Chance, and Parent Corner With Ryen Russillo

August 31st, 2020

2:14:37

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the stunning Jamal Murray performance that has forced a Nuggets-Jazz Game 7, NBA players’ strides in working toward social justice, the Mavericks’ playoff …

Chadwick Boseman (Nov. 2019 Interview)

August 29th, 2020

53:46

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons sat down with actor Chadwick Boseman to talk about sports movies, making biopics, '42,' 'Draft Day,' 'Black Panther,' '21 Bridges,' NFL, NBA, and more.

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The NBA Makes History and Discussions With DeRay Mckesson, Chris Mannix, and Chiney Ogwumike

August 28th, 2020

1:50:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by civil rights activist and podcaster DeRay Mckesson to discuss the great strides made by Campaign Zero in …

Clippers Revenge, Houston’s Dilemma, Simmons Trades, and Seth Meyers Returns, With Logan Murdock, Raja Bell, and Jonathan Tjarks

August 26th, 2020

2:15:52

The Ringer’s Raja Bell and Logan Murdock react to the Clippers’ merciless win over the Mavericks, some heated exchanges on the court, Paul George’s …

Luka Legend, Sorry Sixers, Embiid Trades, and Denver’s Future With Ryen Russillo

August 24th, 2020

2:20:27

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Luka Doncic and the Mavericks' win over the Clippers, tying the series at 2-2; the 76ers getting swept by the Celtics in another disappointing playoff …

NBA Lottery Winners, GSW’s Next Move, Philly’s Slide, Cam Newton and Taylor Swift with Raja Bell, Kevin O’Connor, Ryen Russillo and Nora Princiotti

August 21st, 2020

2:12:03

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Raja Bell, Ryen Russillo, and Kevin O’Connor discuss Tuesday first few days of NBA playoff basketball, and some of the top draft prospects, before reacting to the 2021 NBA Draft …

Lakers Panic and NBA Playoff Overreactions With Joe House, Plus Triple H on the WWE’s Crazy 2020

August 19th, 2020

1:39:14

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House fresh off of the Lakers' Round 1 loss to the Trail Blazers. They also discuss Bucks-Magic, Celtics-76ers, Heat-Pacers, Rockets-Thunder, Game 2 gambling odds, and more …

The 25 Most Intriguing NBA Playoff People With Ryen Russillo

August 17th, 2020

1:59:37

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the NBA’s delightful play-in game format for the bottom NBA playoff seeds (2:30). …

Dame vs. Iverson and Embiid’s Inconsistency With Raja Bell, Plus JackO on Altuve, the Yankees, and VP Kamala Harris

August 14th, 2020

1:44:03

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Raja Bell to discuss the ferocity of Damian Lillard’s game, stories from playing with Allen Iverson and Steve …

A Crazy NFL Season With Kevin Clark, Plus Jim Belushi on Cannabis, SNL, and His Legendary Brother, John

August 12th, 2020

1:43:27

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss an unprecedented NFL season, the NFL draft, college coaches potentially signing on as …

Luka vs Larry, No CFB, Another "Next Tiger," and Dame vs. PG With Ryen Russillo 

August 10th, 2020

1:56:39

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the increasingly grim outlook for college football in 2020 (2:20) and Collin Morikawa …

Blazermania, the Snakebit Sixers, PGA Championship Notes With Joe House, Plus: Hannibal Buress

August 7th, 2020

1:45:12

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the surging Trail Blazers, who beat the Nuggets and Rockets in their last two games. They also discuss “wild-card guys,” including Michael Porter Jr., Fred …

Steve Kerr on Bubble Ball, Golden State’s Gap Year, and ‘The Last Dance.’ Plus: Nathan Hubbard on Golf and Taylor Swift. 

August 5th, 2020

1:40:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Warriors head coach Steve Kerr about the NBA restart, the evolution of basketball, the Warriors' (much needed) …

Bubble Basketball Revelations, Houston and OKC As Sleepers, and Philly Frustrations With Ryen Russillo  

August 3rd, 2020

1:57:45

The Ringer's Bill Simmons reunites with Ryen Russillo to talk NBA bubble basketball! They share some of the notable differences between traditional NBA games and bubble games; discuss Rockets-Bucks, Celtics–Trail …

A Memorable NBA Reopening, Plus: Talking NFL With Kyle Brandt

July 31st, 2020

2:07:25

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the NBA restart, including Lakers-Clippers, Pelicans-Jazz, the NBA broadcast, NBA awards, and more (4:40). Next he talks with NFL Network's Kyle Brandt about his new …

MLB’s Struggles, NBA Asterisks With CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco, and Jason Gay on Pandemic Parenting and Regis Philbin

July 29th, 2020

1:50:17

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco of the ‘R2C2’ podcast to discuss MLB's shaky start to the season with multiple …

The Sleeper Blazers, Best NBA Futures, and LeBron’s Goofy MVP Bandwagon With Cousin Sal and Joe House

July 24th, 2020

1:37:25

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to preview the upcoming NBA season including NBA MVP, playoff seeding odds, underdogs to win the title, pandemic-specific prop bets, and championship …

‘Palm Springs,’ ‘SNL,’ and "I’m on a Boat" With Andy Samberg, Plus ‘Almost Famous’ With Jim Miller

July 22nd, 2020

1:52:31

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by actor, comedian, and writer Andy Samberg to talk about his new movie ‘Palm Springs’ on Hulu, his time on …

Enes Kanter and Johnny Bananas

July 17th, 2020

1:59:40

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter to talk about the upcoming 2020 Celtics postseason, the Westbrook-Durant era in Oklahoma City, and his time on the Knicks and Trail Blazers (3:10) …

Inside the NBA Bubble, KD & LeBron, ‘Showbiz Kids’ and River Phoenix With Chris Haynes and Alex Winter

July 14th, 2020

2:05:56

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Yahoo senior NBA reporter Chris Haynes from inside the NBA bubble in Orlando to give us the scoop on how things are going. They discuss how the league has been administering the …

A Patriots Makeover, 'Unsolved Mysteries,' MLB Foibles and 'The OC' With Mina Kimes, JackO, and Peter Gallagher

July 10th, 2020

1:57:55

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Mina Kimes to discuss a new look for the Patriots with Cam Newton at the helm, some teams that probably …

The NBA’s Risky Restart and Quibi’s Struggles, With Shams Charania and Matthew Belloni

July 8th, 2020

1:37:56

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NBA insider Shams Charania to discuss the NBA restart, its implications for the 2021 salary cap, journalism in the Orlando bubble, and more (4:17). Then Bill talks with former …

Kenny Smith and Will Ferrell

July 1st, 2020

1:27:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by two-time NBA champion and sports commentator Kenny "The Jet" Smith to discuss what makes 'Inside the NBA' so authentic, stories from the 1994 and 1995 Finals runs, Hakeem Olajuwon, …

Cam to the Pats, 'The Decision,' and the 2010 Redraftables With Ryen Russillo

June 29th, 2020

1:54:40

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Patriots signing QB Cam Newton to a one-year deal (2:09) before revisiting a defining moment in 2010: LeBron James and ‘The Decision’ (50:56). Finally …

Talking Movies With Don Cheadle and Rob Lowe

June 26th, 2020

2:15:02

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by actor Don Cheadle to discuss some of his iconic films, including 'Boogie Nights,' 'Out of Sight,' 'Crash,' and 'Hotel Rwanda,' playing Sammy Davis Jr. in HBO's 'The Rat Pack,' …

A Genius Westbrook Pick, Rose vs. Love, and the 2008 Redraftables With Ryen Russillo

June 22nd, 2020

2:01:00

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about their early years in podcasts and radio, respectively (3:10). Then they revisit the 2008 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, draft comedy, and …

NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

June 19th, 2020

1:32:47

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NBA veteran and New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick to discuss some of the challenges of staying NBA-ready during the pandemic, the benefits of regimented training and recovery, thoughts …

An MLB Funeral With JackO, Plus LL Cool J on Kobe vs. Magic, Rap History, and Creating the GOAT

June 17th, 2020

1:37:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his old friend JackO to discuss the grim outlook for the 2020 MLB season and the ESPN 30-for-30 'Long Gone …

The NBA Takes a Beat, Plus the 2007 ReDraftables and Oden-Durant With Ryen Russillo

June 15th, 2020

1:51:04

The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks about the concerns some players are having about the return of the NBA, and some of the parallels to 1968 (1:55). Then Bill and Ryen Russillo revisit the 2007 NBA draft and discuss some …

Jalen Rose, Judd Apatow, and the 2006 NBA Redraftables

June 12th, 2020

2:41:18

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by sports analyst and former NBA player Jalen Rose to discuss More Than a Vote, a nonprofit organization championing voting rights created by LeBron James, Skylar Diggins-Smith, …

Goodell’s 180, Biden’s VP, Old-School Football, and the Hockey "Code" With Bakari Sellers and Bill Burr

June 9th, 2020

1:48:25

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by attorney, author, and political commentator Bakari Sellers to discuss the "perfect storm" that mobilized the …

CC Sabathia on Protesting, Drew Brees, Baseball’s Return, LeBron, Rivera, and the National Moment

June 5th, 2020

1:15:26

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by World Series champion CC Sabathia to discuss his experience at the protests in Brooklyn, the moment he realized the nation was ignited by the killing of George Floyd, and the …

DeRay Mckesson on Ending Police Brutality, Plus 'Flying Coach' With Steve Kerr, Pete Carroll, and Gregg Popovich 

June 3rd, 2020

1:51:43

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by civil rights activist and podcaster DeRay Mckesson to discuss a plan he and his team at Campaign Zero have …

A Truly Sad Week in America, Plus the 2005 NBA Redraftables With Ryen Russillo

June 1st, 2020

2:25:15

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the recent protests, both nationwide and in L.A., after the death of George Floyd …

A Quarantine Mailbag, Plus Michael Lewis and Jason Bateman

May 29th, 2020

2:34:53

The Ringer's Bill Simmons answers a bunch of listener-submitted mailbag questions (2:10), before he is joined by author Michael Lewis to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of youth sports being …

The NBA’s World Cup Fix, Plus the 2004 NBA Redraftables With Kevin O'Connor and Joe House

May 27th, 2020

1:51:51

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the proposed World Cup–like group stage format for the NBA playoffs, potentially eliminating conferences, how to maintain the integrity of the …

Brady’s Fun Golf Match, the NBA’s Big Return, Pierce vs. LeBron, and the Unforgivable Lance Armstrong With Ryen Russillo

May 25th, 2020

1:43:45

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss The Match 2; encouraging rumors about the return of the NBA and possible playoff …

Kobe vs. Duncan, Lob City vs. Sterling, and the "We Believe" Warriors With Stephen Jackson and Matt Barnes. Plus: Best ‘Last Dance’ Lies!

May 22nd, 2020

1:43:08

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Jason Concepcion to run though Jason's list of the biggest lies told in the ESPN …

The Undertaker on the Montreal Screwjob, Vince McMahon’s Genius, the Attitude Era, Vegas, Concussions, and 30 Years at WWE

May 20th, 2020

1:56:40

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by the Deadman himself, the Undertaker (a.k.a. Mark Calaway), to discuss the WWE’s documentary series ‘Undertaker: The Last Ride,’ as well as stories from more than 30 years …

The Last 'Last Dance,' MJ the Almost-Knick, NBA Bubble Courtsides, MLB Strife and the Final 'RewatchaBulls' With Ryen Russillo

May 18th, 2020

2:30:37

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the final two episodes in the ESPN documentary series 'The Last Dance' (2:25) before Ryen and "Optimistic Bill" talk about the NBA potentially …

MJ, the GOAT. Plus, Survivor Greatness, 'Big Mouth' Season 4, MJ vs. Kobe, and Quarantine Life with J.A. Adande, Nick Kroll, and Jason Concepcion | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 15th, 2020

2:07:33

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reads an excerpt from 'The Book of Basketball' on what makes Michael Jordan the GOAT (3:00), before he is joined by Northwestern University's director of sports journalism, J.A. …

NBA Optimism Alert!!! Plus: MJ vs. Tyson, Quarantine 'PTI,' 'The Wire,' and Post-Virus Social Un-Distancing With Tony Kornheiser and Van Lathan | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 13th, 2020

1:44:21

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts about Adam Silver’s meeting with the board of governors which seems to garnered "positive feelings" (2:28), before he's joined by ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser to discuss …

Crying MJ, UFC 249, Ominous NBA News, and 1997 NBA Finals RewatchaBulls With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 11th, 2020

2:14:20

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about Episodes 7 and 8 of the ESPN documentary series 'The Last Dance' (2:30) before discussing UFC 249 (41:40) and Adam Silver's call with NBA …

MJ’s Second Retirement, Explained. Plus: Chuck Klosterman on 'Survivor,' Defining Greatness, and Two Months of Quarantine Life | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 8th, 2020

1:42:37

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares an essay he wrote about Michael Jordan’s retirement (4:25) before he is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to discuss the 40th season of ‘Survivor,’ generational gaps between …

How Great Were the ’96 Bulls? Plus: 1996 ECF Game 2 RewatchaBulls With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 6th, 2020

1:06:18

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to compare the different Chicago Bulls rosters of the 1990s, as well as some of the other …

MJ vs. the World, Quarantine Month Three, the 2017 Warriors, and 1995 Magic-Bulls Myths With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 4th, 2020

2:20:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss episodes 5 and 6 of ESPN's docuseries 'The Last Dance' (2:40), getting restless in quarantine, all-time NBA teams, the "time-traveling athletes" …

When Will the NFL Come Back? Plus: ’86 Celts vs. ‘96 Bulls, Jarett Stidham’s Big Chance, and True Crime Docs With Peter Schrager, Kevin O’Connor, Joe House, and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 1st, 2020

2:05:05

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to discuss the uncertainty around the start of the 2020 NFL season, the Patriots' QB situation, NFL draft highlights, and more …

Bad Boy Pistons, NFL Draft Lessons, NBA Summer News, and Suns-Bulls 1993 With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 27th, 2020

2:22:10

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Episodes 3 and 4 of ESPN’s documentary series ‘The Last Dance’ (2:53) before talking about the NFL draft (32:00), the logistics behind bringing …

NFL Draft Reactions, Angry Rodgers, Emcee Goodell, and Overcompetitive MJ With Cousin Sal and Chuck Klosterman  | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 24th, 2020

1:47:22

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap the first round of the NFL draft, including Tua Tagovailoa sliding to the fifth, the Packers drafting QB Jordan Love, the Cowboys adding another WR in …

MJ’s Doc, Tua’s Draft Stock, L.T. vs. Rice, and the ’93 Knicks-Bulls Battle with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 20th, 2020

2:25:44

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the first two episodes of the ESPN documentary 'The Last Dance' (2:50) before getting into the upcoming NFL draft, top QB draft prospects, Bill's …

The NBA’s Summer Return, The Quarantine 'Bachelor,' and the MJ Doc With Casey Wasserman, Chris Harrison, and Mike Tollin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 17th, 2020

1:47:25

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Casey Wasserman to discuss safe and effective ways to bring back pro sports including golf, baseball, …

Worst NBA GM Jobs, MJ's RewatchaBulls Vol. 1, and NBA Playoff Saves With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 13th, 2020

2:11:39

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss bringing back sports and strategies for navigating the workplace. Then they sift through the worst NBA GM jobs. Finally, they revisit Game 3 of …

NFL Draft Nuggets, Horror Movie Tricks, the ’86 Masters, and Crisis President Trump With Peter Schrager, Jason Blum, Joe House, and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 10th, 2020

2:17:54

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports to discuss Brady on the Bucs, the Patriots without Brady, 2020 draft predictions, and more (3:20). Next he talks to film …

Saving 2020 Sports, Bored Quarantine Tales and the 2000 Redraftables (The NBA Draft W.O.A.T.) With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 6th, 2020

2:27:45

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss when each sport could return and confront the possibility of no …

Sports TV Secrets, MLB’s Murky Future, Hollywood’s Next Phase, And Bong Joon-ho's Championship Belt with Joe Buck and Alan Yang | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 2nd, 2020

1:57:59

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by sportscaster Joe Buck to discuss breaking into sportscasting, covering his first World Series at 27 …

The 1996 Re-Draftapalooza, Ray Allen vs. Allen Iverson, and Week 3 Quarantine Recs With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 30th, 2020

2:36:48

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 1996 NBA draft, discuss the mid-'90s NBA subplots and some of the legends of the '96 draft class (4:00) before redrafting the top-14 lottery …

Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament on Pearl Jam’s Meteoric Rise, the Future of Rock Bands, Their Nirvana “Rivalry,” GP & Kemp, Dennis Rodman and Their New Album ('Gigaton') | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 27th, 2020

2:26:19

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament to discuss a wide variety of topics, including Pearl Jam’s first concert, the Seattle SuperSonics, hanging with Dennis Rodman, the …

Jimmy Kimmel on Quarantine Nation, Shaq and Kobe and the Future Of TV. Plus: J.B. Smoove on a Long and Crazy Career | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 25th, 2020

1:46:12

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his pal Jimmy Kimmel to catch up and discuss self-quarantine life, the return of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire,’ Jimmy hosting the Kobe Bryant memorial, Kobe memories, …

NBA What-Ifs, Brady vs. Belichick, Vintage Barkley, and Sports Nostalgia by Necessity with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 23rd, 2020

2:12:51

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to ask a series of “what-if” questions given the uncertainty surrounding the 2019-20 …

So Long, Tom Brady, With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 18th, 2020

1:19:03

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss an end of an era: Tom Brady confirmed he is leaving the New England Patriots. They also discuss a few NFL trades including Stefon Diggs to …

Quarantine Nation, Sports In Limbo, NBA Awards and Brady’s Decision with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 16th, 2020

1:56:31

HBO and The Ringer's BIll Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss how COVID-19 rocked the World and everything in it including sports. They discuss the possibility of a lost NBA season, how the playoffs …

The Week COVID-19 Changed Everything With Malcolm Gladwell | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 13th, 2020

1:10:55

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by best-selling author and podcaster Malcolm Gladwell to discuss worst-case coronavirus …

No-Fan NBA Games & 2020 Cooking Trends With Joe House and David Chang | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 11th, 2020

1:47:40

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the possibility of pro sports in empty arenas, the NBA's new media …

LeBron’s MVP Run, L.A.’s Big Weekend, Brooklyn’s "New Owner Syndrome," Plus Houston’s Swoon With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 9th, 2020

2:03:18

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Lakers' first win over the Clippers this season, the revitalized MVP race, the Brooklyn Nets' firing of head coach Kenny Atkinson, the …

Romo’s Big Contract, First Take’s Rise, Biden’s Comeback, and the Coronavirus With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 6th, 2020

1:43:12

The Sports Repodders returns as HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis and WSJ’s Jason Gay to discuss rumors of Al Michaels to ESPN, TV rights deals, Tony Romo’s big CBS contract, the next …

NFL QB Chaos, Gambling’s Future, Napping Tips, and the Coronavirus Panic With Kevin Clark and Stephen Dubner | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 4th, 2020

1:49:18

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the potential NFL QB upheaval for the 2020 season (2:04). Then Bill talks with author and podcast host Stephen Dubner about cowriting …

The Westbrook Renaissance, LeBron vs. Zion, NBA Commish Bernie Sanders, and Gym Corner Returns With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 2nd, 2020

1:54:24

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the surging Rockets, Lakers-Pelicans, playoff matchups if the season ended today, the Clippers’ plans for the future, continued Bucks …

The 25 Best NBA Playoff Guys Right Now With Zach Lowe | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 28th, 2020

1:37:15

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to discuss the biggest stories in the NBA, including the battle for Los …

Jason Segel and Adam Carolla | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 26th, 2020

2:05:09

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by actor Jason Segel to discuss California prep school basketball, starting out in acting, …

Tatum’s Ascent, Clippers Concerns, Houston vs. Everybody, and Fury-Wilder Reactions With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 24th, 2020

2:07:42

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk Lakers-Celtics, Jayson Tatum’s impressive stretch, Clippers vs. Lakers, the Rockets experiment, whether the Spurs are still a “smart” team, …

The 5-Year Oscars, Plus Talking NBA and The State of Basketball Coverage with Rachel Nichols | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 21st, 2020

1:56:24

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan to revisit the 2015 Oscar movies, including ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Birdman,’ ‘Dear White People,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Boyhood,’ and …

An All-Star Gimmick Worked? Plus: Slam Dunk Fixes, Houston Atrocities and an NBA Crystal Ball With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 17th, 2020

2:02:16

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the joys of NBA All-Star Weekend, the new All-Star Game format, why it worked, the dunk contest, things to watch for after All-Star …

The 2020 Streaming Wars, Cheating Astros, Cheap-Ass Red Sox, and Rudderless Democrats With Ben Thompson and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 14th, 2020

2:08:29

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by business and tech analyst Ben Thompson to discuss monetizing digital media, streaming TV, subscription overload, podcasts, broadcast rights, NBA, and more (2:25). …

NBA Sleeper Contenders w/ Joe House, plus Dave Grohl on the State of Music in 2020 | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 12th, 2020

1:54:23

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to look at the top of the NBA standings. They discuss the Raptors' impressive title defense, the improving Celtics, the Pacers adjusting to Victor …

Disney CEO Robert Iger on the Streaming Wars, ESPN’s Reset, Jimmy Kimmel’s First Year, and 15 Years of Leadership Lessons | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 10th, 2020

1:12:18

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Disney CEO Robert Iger to discuss his book The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years As CEO of the Walt Disney Company, his career, lessons in …

The NBA Trade Deadline Mega Podcast With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 6th, 2020

2:12:33

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo 30 minutes before the NBA trade deadline to discuss the trades that have already happened as well as the one coming through at the eleventh hour. …

Knicks Chaos, Oscar Picks, Worst 2019 Movies, and a Claire Danes Interview, With Brian Koppelman and Wesley Morris | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 5th, 2020

1:40:08

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by longtime friend and Knicks fan Brian Koppelman to discuss the state of the Knicks, Steve Mills’s departure, the possibility of Masai Ujiri taking over, and more …

The Chiefs Win the Super Bowl and the Niners Blow It, With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 3rd, 2020

1:15:02

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Super Bowl LIV, and whether the 49ers gave the game away or the Chiefs took it, or both. They talk bad bets, the halftime show, a ranking of …

The Super Bowl Mega-Preview, Million Dollar Picks, and Kobe’s Defining Quality With Peter Schrager, Cousin Sal, and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 31st, 2020

1:42:53

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the Chiefs …

Kobe’s Legacy in L.A. w/ J.A. Adande. Plus, the Future of Music w/ Zane Lowe, Nathan Hubbard, and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 29th, 2020

2:03:04

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by J.A. Adande to discuss what Kobe Bryant meant to Los Angeles, sports fans, and a whole …

RIP, Kobe Bryant (1978–2020) | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 26th, 2020

30:10

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan remember the life of Kobe Bryant.

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NBA All-Star Arguments, Fake Embiid Trades, CP3’s Comeback, and Low Ratings Theories With Ryen Russillo and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 21st, 2020

2:04:24

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House to make their NBA All-Star picks. They also discuss the possibility of the 76ers moving on from Joel Embiid, the NBA’s ratings decline, …

Magical Mahomes, an All-Red Super Bowl, Aaron Hernandez, and the Big 'Curb' Return With Cousin Sal and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 20th, 2020

1:19:33

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Massage-Chair Joe House to discuss the Chiefs taking care of business at home vs. the Titans and the 49ers' win over the Packers, before guessing …

The Nobody Believes in Us Titans, Round 3 Bets, and the MLB Cheating Scandal, With Peter Schrager, Joe House, Mallory Rubin, and Bill’s Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 17th, 2020

1:47:13

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to preview the upcoming NFL conference championship games …

Ravens Nevermore, Hail to the Chiefs, Hall of Fame Tears, and Empty Nest Sports Dad Syndrome With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 13th, 2020

1:16:59

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, including the Chiefs putting up 51 points on the Texans in a comeback win, the Titans stunning the …

Round 2 Mega Gambling Preview, Brady’s Future, and 'The Bachelor' With Mina Kimes, Mallory Rubin, and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 10th, 2020

2:08:06

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Mina Kimes and Mallory Rubin to speculate on Tom Brady’s next move, talk divisional …

76ers Sliding Doors, 2019’s Best Movies, and Gwyneth Paltrow Is Underrated, With Chris Ryan and Wesley Morris | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 8th, 2020

1:33:02

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to discuss the Philadelphia 76ers and some of their what-ifs from the past few …

Another Saints Collapse, a Patriots Maybe-Funeral, Bad Coaching Galore, and Round 2 Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 6th, 2020

1:40:44

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap NFL wild-card weekend, including another painful Saints postseason exit …

RIP, David Stern—Plus Round 1’s Mega-Playoff Preview With Ryen Russillo, Seth Wickersham, Peter Schrager, and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

January 3rd, 2020

2:23:28

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to remember the late David Stern (3:00). Then Ryen sticks around to call up ESPN senior writer Seth Wickersham to discuss the upcoming …

Parent Corner: 2019 Edition | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 31st, 2019

1:59:25

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons presents every parent corner with Cousin Sal from the 2019 NFL season.

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NFL Playoff Gambling, Niners Magic, Jameis 30/30 and the Stumbling Pats with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 30th, 2019

1:48:30

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss a 49ers-Seahawks nail-biter, the Dolphins taking down the Patriots, …

The Embiid Conundrum and Million Dollar Picks, Plus “Who Won 2019?” w/ Rembert Browne | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 26th, 2019

1:35:32

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons hits on the NBA Christmas games (3:55), before making Million Dollar NFL Picks for Week 17 (21:38). …

Week 17 Goofy Gambling, the Jameissaince, and Eddie Murphy’s 'SNL' Return, With Cousin Sal and J.A. Adande | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 23rd, 2019

1:38:40

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss another action-packed Jameis Winston performance, Giants-Redskins, Titans-Saints, Patriots-Bills, and more before they guess the NFL lines …

Star Wars, NFL "Loser Leaves Town" Games, and the Holiday Return of Drunk House With Mallory Rubin and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 20th, 2019

1:32:57

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin for Mallory's Most Intriguing, in which she shares her top three story lines of the week, including Christian McCaffrey's chance to break a big …

Adam Sandler and Kevin Garnett on 'SNL' Casts vs. NBA Teams, 'Uncut Gems', the Iverson Era, and Breaking LeBron | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 18th, 2019

1:02:36

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Adam Sandler and Kevin Garnett to discuss their new film, 'Uncut Gems'; sneaky athletic actors; dynamic movie sets; stories from the NBA; 'SNL'; and more!

Is Home Field Dead? Plus: Browns Jokes, Round 1 Predictions and Fantasy Horror Stories With Cousin Sal. | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 16th, 2019

1:37:27

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Atlanta's wild win over the 49ers, playoff quarterbacks on the road, Cowboys-Rams, the Browns, fantasy football torture, and Bronny James, …

Embiid Frustrations, LeBron and AD, Yankees Savior Gerrit Cole and Million-Dollar Picks with Brian Windhorst, Mallory Rubin, and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 13th, 2019

2:05:31

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined ESPN's Brian Windhorst to discuss the 76ers, Celtics, Lakers, Clippers, and more (2:25). Then …

Sports Villains and the Pats, Plus CFB Playoff Fixes, Hillary’s Stern Interview, and 'Marriage Story' With Chuck Klosterman | The Bill Simmons Podcast 

December 11th, 2019

2:02:45

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by author and longtime 'BS Podcast' guest Chuck Klosterman to discuss sports villains, the most recent Patriots "scandal," different sports eras, tweaking the CFP, …

San Francisco’s Treat, Eli's .500 Bowl, KC’s Revenge, and NFL Refs Stink Vol. 252 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 9th, 2019

1:28:43

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the 49ers-Saints shoot-out, Seahawks-Rams, Buccaneers-Colts, …

Brady’s Pats Future, Trae vs. Luka, NBA Trade Tweaks, and NFL Picks With Kevin O’Connor, Kevin Clark, and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 6th, 2019

1:56:17

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark and Kevin O’Connor to discuss Tom Curran’s article about the end of the Tom Brady era (1:55). Then Bill and Kevin O’Connor discuss getting Trae Young …

Bill’s NBA Midseason Tournament Plan. Plus: Jason Concepcion on the Knicks and Kyrie and a Tim Robbins Interview | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 4th, 2019

2:09:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his idea for an NBA midseason tournament that could shorten the NBA regular season (3:05), before …

Patriots Panic Time, Baltimore’s Moment, the NFC Least, and ‘The Irishman’ Was Too Long With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

December 2nd, 2019

1:38:48

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots’ loss to the Texans, the Ravens toppling the 49ers, …

Best 10 NBA Players Right Now, Thanksgiving Tips, and Million $ Picks. Plus: Sterling K. Brown | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 27th, 2019

2:29:34

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the 10 best NBA players today (2:40), a Thanksgiving preview, and …

Cowboys Tripped, Jameis as Favre 2.0, Sad Lions Thanksgivings, and Sweater Parlays With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 25th, 2019

1:36:31

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Patriots-Cowboys, 49ers-Packers, Eagles-Seahawks, Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers, the annual Lions Thanksgiving game, the Titans on a …

The Scary Clippers, Cheating Astros, Best NFL Picks, and The Morning Show WTF Half-Season Recap With Mallory Rubin and Amanda Dobbins | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 22nd, 2019

1:50:11

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks about Celtics-Clippers (2:27) before sitting down with Mallory Rubin to talk NFL QBs, including Philip Rivers, Mitchell Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes, and Tom Brady (20:42), …

A Full-Fledged Luka-Gasm with Marc Stein. Plus: Chadwick Boseman on 'Black Panther' and the Sports Movie Hall of Fame | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 20th, 2019

2:01:21

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Marc Stein of 'The New York Times' to discuss Luka Doncic, The Raptors’ title defense, Ja Morant, James Harden, Lakers, Clippers, Celtics, and more (3:08). Then …

Brady's Struggles, Garrett's Exile, Trubisky's XFL Career, and Winston's Quest For Immortality With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 18th, 2019

1:47:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Bears-Rams snoozefest, the 11 cross-off teams, Vikings-Broncos, Patriots-Eagles, Ravens-Texans, murky AFC playoff implications, and more …

Fantasy Football Tips, 'Mandalorian' Mania, and Kaepernick's Tryout With Matthew Berry and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 15th, 2019

1:53:05

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry for a fantasy football check-in after 10 weeks in the NFL season (1:50). Then Bill talks with Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in …

NBA 10-Game Awards and Matt Damon Returns (the Sequel!) | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 13th, 2019

2:03:46

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to talk NBA awards after 10 games including MVP, ROTY, COTY, Most Improved, Most Hopeless Team, and more (1:50). Then Bill sits down with Matt Damon …

Does the AFC Suck? Plus Lamar Mania, Stumbling Rams, Tales From Oakland, and Logan Paul Bets With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 11th, 2019

1:28:38

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Vikings-Cowboys nail-biter, the L.A. Rams’ meltdown, Packers-Panthers, Saints-Falcons, Lamar Jackson and the Ravens shellacking the …

Giannis for MVP (Again), Worst NBA Teams, Load Management Porn, Bama-LSU, and Shorting Cousins With Joe House and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 8th, 2019

1:42:45

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to have the NBA MVP conversation and discuss Dwight Howard's solid play for the …

Book of Basketball 2.0: An Excerpt From the Steve Kerr Episode | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 5th, 2019

16:49

The Book of Basketball 2.0 podcast is live! Here’s an excerpt from the second episode with Steve Kerr about two times “The Secret” was …

Go Ahead, Bury The Pats. Plus: the Three Allens, Freddie Soup, and the N.Y. Pooper Bowl With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 4th, 2019

1:30:57

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Lamar Jackson and the Ravens handing the Patriots their first loss of the season, the Browns being unable to get out of their own way against …

No More Warriors, Lamar vs. Belichick, DC’s Baseball Title, and Million Dollar Picks With Joe House and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

November 1st, 2019

1:41:47

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss some NBA thoughts on the Warriors, Nets, Kings, Suns, Rockets, the …

Luka vs. Trae, Kyrie vs. Chemistry, and Canelo vs. Kovalev With Chris Mannix, Plus Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 29th, 2019

2:03:43

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by SI and DAZN's Chris Mannix to discuss the start of the NBA season, including the Warriors' drop-off, Trae Young, Luka Doncic, Pascal Siakam, searching for depth in …

The Increasingly Scary 49ers, Brady’s Future, Hilarious Challenges, and Historic Fantasy Defenses With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 28th, 2019

1:19:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Colts sneaking out another win, this time against the Broncos; plus …

Nats Fever, Food Criticism 2.0, NBA Surprises, and Million Dollar Picks With Joe House and David Chang | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 25th, 2019

1:50:33

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Nationals-Astros (2:50), NBA observations (23:45), and NFL million …

Clippers-Lakers Opening Thoughts Plus Edward Norton | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 23rd, 2019

1:28:49

HBO and The Ringer's BIll Simmons reacts to Lakers-Clippers (2:24), before sitting down with actor and director Edward Norton to discuss 'Rounders', directing a film while acting, spending smarter in film …

Philly’s Not Special, Trubiskoholics Anonymous, Fun QBs and 2010s Yankees Misery with Cousin Sal and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 21st, 2019

1:54:34

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk Cowboys-Eagles, Lamar Jackson running all over the Seahawks, another …

NBA Over/Unders: The West! With Ryen Russillo and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 18th, 2019

1:57:50

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Joe House for the annual NBA over/unders podcast. They make their picks for win totals in the Western Conference for the 2019-20 season.

LeBron’s Stumble, Highest NBA Contender Ceilings, and the Raiders/Rams Body Switch With Kevin O’Connor and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 16th, 2019

1:40:05

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons briefly talks about LeBron‘s reaction to Daryl Morey’s comment about Hong Kong (3:10). Then Bill is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss some title contenders for the 2019-20 …

The Clapper Strikes Again, 49ers Roll, Browns Buckle, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal, Plus: 'Succession' Finale! | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 14th, 2019

1:25:47

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Jets' first win of the season (over the Cowboys), the 49ers coasting over the Rams to 5-0, Steelers-Chargers, Texans-Chiefs, …

Dodgers Agony With Mallory Rubin, Tickets to Sports Movie Events With Shea Serrano, and 'Big Mouth' With Nick Kroll. Plus: Million Dollar Picks | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 11th, 2019

2:03:32

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her top five story lines of the week including another Clayton Kershaw postseason meltdown, the …

Could China Cancel the NBA? Plus, Fox's 'Smackdown' and WWE vs. AEW With Jason Gay and David Shoemaker | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 8th, 2019

1:35:43

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by the Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay to discuss the fallout from Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet, the upcoming exhibition games in China, whether or not the NBA has …

McCaffrey’s MVP Run, Raiders Regrets, 'Smackdown,' Morey’s Controversy, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 7th, 2019

1:23:56

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss their gambling losses on the Bears, Chiefs, and Cowboys; how seriously to take the Raiders; Christian McCaffrey's jump to the front of the …

The Undefeated Fantasy Quest, So Long 'Ballers,' Minshanity, and Million-Dollar Picks With Matthew Berry, Mallory Rubin, and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 4th, 2019

1:57:43

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Matthew Berry to talk fantasy football (2:09). Then he sits down with Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her five most …

'Joker,' Fear on the Internet, 'Friends,' Metallica, and President Don Jr. (?) With Chuck Klosterman | The Bill Simmons Podcast

October 2nd, 2019

1:43:41

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by author and longtime 'BS Podcast' guest Chuck Klosterman to discuss competitive media, 'Joker' criticism, morality in art, TV shows, Metallica, impeaching Trump, …

A Lions Revival, Goff’s Gaffes, Popping a Chubb, Tasty NBA Futures, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 30th, 2019

1:35:44

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap Sunday’s matchups including Patriots-Bills, Saints-Cowboys, Browns-Ravens, the Rams-Buccaneers shootout, and the down-to-the-wire Chiefs-Lions …

Flea on the Lakers, Buffalo’s Big Moment, and Red-Hot Million Dollar Picks With Joe House and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 27th, 2019

2:16:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to discuss the evolution of rock music (2:30) and the …

Andy Reid’s Moment, TV’s Greatest Year (1994), and Billy Bob Thornton Stops By | With Kyle Brandt and Alan Sepinwall

September 25th, 2019

2:21:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NFL Network's Kyle Brandt to discuss some NFL week 4 story lines, including a meaningful …

Danny Dimes, MJ Mahomes, Trubisky Five-O, Fraudie Kitchens, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 23rd, 2019

1:48:57

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to recap Sunday’s matchups including Daniel Jones’s debut in Buccaneers-Giants, …

MVP Gripes, Lamar’s Moment & Million Dollar Picks, Plus a Beto O’Rourke Interview With Mallory Rubin and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 20th, 2019

2:11:03

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her five most intriguing story lines of the week, including Lamar Jackson vs. Patrick Mahomes and …

Malcolm Gladwell on the Future of Books, Kanye Tirades, Sandra Bland, Donald Sterling, Joe Paterno, and Intuition | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 18th, 2019

1:41:11

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by author/journalist Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his new book 'Talking With Strangers,' as well …

Drowning Dolphins, Mahomes vs. Lamar, Fanny Pack Fangio, Jimmy G Minshew, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 16th, 2019

1:43:16

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and special guest Joe House to discuss another Rams-Saints debacle, …

Saints-Rams, Succession's Brilliance, Team USA's Demise, Minshew Mania, and Million-Dollar Picks With Mallory Rubin and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 12th, 2019

2:02:50

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin for Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her five most intriguing story lines of the week in football, including: Chip Kelly's uncertain …

A Sox–Yanks Power Flip and Biden's Struggles With JackO, Plus Sean Penn's First BS Appearance

September 11th, 2019

1:26:42

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his buddy JackO who gives his thoughts on the Red Sox firing their GM David Dombrowski, the surging Yankees, the Democratic presidential candidates, and more …

Cleveland's Bandwagon Crash, Pats Conspiracies, Pittsburgh's Pain, Lamar's Breakout and Guess The Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 9th, 2019

1:43:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Antonio Brown signing, and the Patriots steamrolling the Steelers …

The Antonio Brown/Patriots WTF Emergency Pod With Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 7th, 2019

23:23

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up his dad to discuss Antonio Brown signing a one-year deal with the New England Patriots.

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Trubisky’s Folly, WTF Antonio Brown, Million Dollar Picks, and "Mallory’s Most Intriguing" With Joe House and Mallory Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 6th, 2019

1:57:43

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons recaps the 2019 NFL season opener, Packers at Bears (2:55), before making million-dollar picks with Joe …

The New NBA and Billionaire Secrets With Steve Nash, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 4th, 2019

1:43:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by NBA legend Steve Nash to talk player empowerment and how the public reception has changed around players who leave their teams for new horizons (2:55). Then Bill …

The NFL Is Back! Guess the Lines Week 1 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 3rd, 2019

1:35:05

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal continue the age-old tradition of guessing the NFL lines before each weekend's slate of …

The Annual AFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 29th, 2019

1:38:40

In Part 1 of their two-part podcast, Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal gear up for the 2019 NFL regular season by running through each team in the …

Luck Fallout, FFB Hall of Fame, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus's First Appearance | With Kyle Brandt | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 27th, 2019

1:35:20

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks the Fantasy Football Hall of Fame (1:44) before being joined by NFL Network's Kyle Brandt to discuss the ripple effects of Andrew Luck's retirement, athletes' "second …

Andrew Luck Retires! What? Plus: David Spade on 'SNL,' Sandler Movies and Norm MacDonald | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 25th, 2019

2:12:20

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares some thoughts on Andrew Luck's surprise retirement (2:30) before sitting down with actor and comedian David Spade to talk '90s 'SNL,' talk shows, 'Grown Ups,' 'The …

Mayfield vs. Favre, Rams Questions, and the Russell Wilson Decade With Mina Kimes | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 23rd, 2019

1:41:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Mina Kimes to discuss Super Bowl LIII, the 2019 NFL season, Baker Mayfield, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Jimmy G, Tom Brady, joining the booth for Rams …

Stephen A. Smith on OKC’s Lost Chance, Saving the Knicks, and GSW’s Mini Dynasty. Plus: 2019 TV With Wesley Morris | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 21st, 2019

1:36:26

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith to discuss NBA superteams, the 2019-20 NBA season, Kevin Durant’s search for ... something, saving the Knicks, players vs. the media, and …

Half-Baked Ideas (the Return!) and Best Summer Foods With Kevin Wildes, Mallory Rubin, Joe House, and Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 19th, 2019

1:30:43

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Wildes to throw out some half-baked ideas (2:45). Then, from their live show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Bill, Mallory Rubin, Joe House, and Ryen …

The 2019 Fantasy Football Preview (and a Dash of '90210') With Matthew Berry | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 16th, 2019

1:39:05

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry to preview the 2019 fantasy football season. They talk high-stakes leagues, snake drafts, auctions, draft-day mania, first-round picks, RBs, …

Team USA’s Breakout Stars, a Hilarious Clips–Lakers Feud, and LeBron 2020 Predictions With Brian Windhorst | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 14th, 2019

1:36:38

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss his time with Team USA and some of the players who shined, including Jayson Tatum, De’Aaron Fox, and Donovan Mitchell. They talk …

Tarantino’s Genius, Brad Pitt’s Finest Hour, and Other ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ Reactions With Wesley Morris | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 12th, 2019

1:21:28

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wesley Morris of The New York Times to discuss Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time ... in …

Sarah Silverman on "Funny" in 2019, Cancel Culture, 'Big Mouth,' Death Threats, the 2020 Election and 'Big Little Lies'

August 9th, 2019

1:31:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by comedian Sarah Silverman to discuss working on 'Saturday Night Live,' internet outrage, stand-up comedy, acting, pickup basketball games, summer TV, legal weed, …

Brady’s Future, Zeke’s Revolutionary Holdout, Griffin’s LeBron Comments, and a Big Announcement With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 7th, 2019

1:51:01

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Tom Brady’s contract, Ezekiel Elliott’s threats to hold out for …

Disney vs. Everybody, Facebook’s Shadiness, Snapchat’s Comeback, and the Future of Tech With Kara Swisher | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 5th, 2019

1:34:22

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by tech journalist Kara Swisher to discuss early internet, Facebook's influence, policing social …

Chuck Klosterman on LeBron, ESPN, Queen, Classic Rock, Area 51, Presidential Candidates, and Book Tours | The Bill Simmons Podcast

August 1st, 2019

1:55:44

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by author and longtime 'BS Podcast' guest Chuck Klosterman to discuss book tours in the selfie …

The A-Rod Problem, Sox-Yanks, Confused Democrats and 16 Years of Trump With JackO. Plus: Fanatics owner Michael Rubin | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 30th, 2019

1:53:02

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by JackO to discuss the MLB trade deadline, Yankees–Red Sox, A-Rod's announcing, the 2020 election, and more (4:04). Then Bill sits down with owner of Fanatics and …

NBA Summer Mailbag Plus Kevin Costner on His Best Baseball Movies, Acting Lessons, and Navigating True Superstardom | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 25th, 2019

2:03:39

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons opens the NBA summer mailbag to cover who will be next year’s Pascal Siakam, Paul George–to-L.A. …

Saving the NBA Calendar, the Koepka Era and Le Batard vs. ESPN. Plus: Kevin Bacon on 40 Years of Bacon Movies. | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 22nd, 2019

1:54:31

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons unveils his plan to save the NBA calendar, appreciates the excellence of Brooks Koepka, and talks about the recent Dan Le Batard situation at ESPN (2:24). Then Bill sits down …

CP3’s Future, the Next Big NBA Trade, Netflix’s Swoon, and the Stream Adultery Epidemic With Kevin O’Connor, Amanda Dobbins, and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 18th, 2019

1:56:17

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss Chris Paul’s future in Oklahoma City, NBA summer league takeaways, …

Zach Lowe on Westbrook's Houston Reinvention, CP3 Trades, MVP Sleepers, and Dumbest NBA Teams | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 15th, 2019

1:39:45

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe to discuss Russell Westbrook's trade to the Rockets, Chris Paul's future on …

Westbrook Traded for CP3!?!?!? Plus, Cousin Sal on NBA Futures and Kumail Nanjiani on Everything | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 12th, 2019

2:12:15

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons reacts to Russell Westbrook being traded for CP3 and picks (2:22). Then, Bill is joined by Cousin Sal to talk NBA future bets, Wimbledon, Parent Corner, and more (23:24). …

Best Westbrook Trades, Vegas Complaints, Kawhi Applause, Bank Heist Movies, and 'Euphoria' With Joe House and Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 9th, 2019

1:58:40

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to talk about Russell Westbrook trade rumors, his current value, best fits, and more (4:50). Then Bill and House connect with Shea Serrano to discuss the …

The Clips Steal Kawhi and PG-13, the Battle of LA 2020, Russ's Next Team and the Swipe- Right Decade With Chris Mannix and Marc Stein | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 6th, 2019

1:43:34

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by SI's Chris Mannix to discuss Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to the LA Clippers, OKC's massive …

The Kawhi Sweepstakes, a Warriors Reboot, a Knicks WTF Update, and Summer Conspiracies With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 2nd, 2019

1:58:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Kawhi Leonard's options, best fits, and undetectable motivations. They talk D'Angelo Russell's addition to the Warriors , the Brooklyn …

KD to Brooklyn, Another Knicks Failure, Philly's Big Save, and a Crazy Day 1 With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

July 1st, 2019

1:42:50

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to recap a wild Day 1 of NBA free agency, including the Brooklyn Nets acquiring Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan and swapping D'Angelo Russell for Kevin …

The 2019 NBA Free Agency Preview Extravaganza with Ryen Russillo: Kawhi, Butler, Kemba, Lakers, and more! | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 27th, 2019

1:56:59

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss how Kemba Walker would fit into the Celtics' roster, the Hornets' …

Brooklyn Steals New York, Kemba's Next Move, and July NBA Predictions With Marc Stein, Plus Michael K. Williams on Life After Omar | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 25th, 2019

1:59:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Marc Stein of The New York Times to discuss NBA free agency and how, outside of two guys, no …

Bill Hader on 'Barry' and Common on John Wick, Kanye, Chicago, and Hoops | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 24th, 2019

1:50:27

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with actor Bill Hader to talk 'Barry,' blending comedy and drama, the NBA Finals, sports-talk shows, and more (2:00). Then Bill talks with rapper/actor Common about …

NBA Draft Reactions, Pelicans Party, and THE Worst NBA Owner With Joe House, Plus Michael McDonald | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 21st, 2019

2:11:04

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to rehash the Pelicans-Lakers trade and point out the winners and losers of the 2019 NBA draft (2:37). Then Bill sits down with the king of Yacht Rock, …

The NBA's Wackiest Decade, the CP3 Conundrum, Boston Falls Apart, and Fantasy Baseball Sucks With Bryan Curtis and Kevin Hench | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 19th, 2019

1:47:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis to discuss the changes in the NBA from 2010 to 2019, starting with "The Decision," Twitter, media access, player movement, and more (4:10). Then Bill …

The AD Trade, Next Lakers Moves, Zion's Rosy Future, and Saving the Knicks and Warriors with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 17th, 2019

2:15:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the massive trade between the Pelicans and the Lakers, who won the trade, what the Lakers need now, how Zion Williamson will fit with the …

Toronto's Kooky Title, Klay Goes Down, KD's Future, and an Interview With Adam Scott | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 14th, 2019

1:42:18

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons recaps Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Toronto's first ever NBA title, Golden State's injuries, Toronto's sound …

KD Gets Hurt and the Warriors Dig Deep in an Unforgettable Game 5 … So Now What? With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 11th, 2019

1:57:30

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to recap a roller coaster of a Game 5, KD’s injury, Kawhi’s impressive play, a …

Emergency Kawhi/Raptors/WTF Saturday Pod with Joe House, Plus Andy Ruiz Jr. Stops By | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 8th, 2019

1:40:50

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to recap game 4 of the NBA Finals, Kawhi’s historic playoff run, game 5 predictions, NBA Summer moves, and more (2:05). Then Bill sits down with boxing …

Toronto Takes Charge, One-Man Curry, Kyrie's Future, and the Rest Fallacy With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 6th, 2019

1:57:27

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to recap Game 3 of the NBA Finals, examine the argument for "rest," brand the Kawhi trade an all-timer, answer mailbag questions, revisit Gym Corner, …

Chuck Klosterman on the NBA Finals, Stern vs. Silver, 'Fleabag,' Matthew Boling, and Obsessed 'Game of Thrones' Fans | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 4th, 2019

1:43:30

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by author Chuck Klosterman to revel in NBA Finals story lines and subplots, compare commissioners David Stern and Adam Silver, and more (2:25). Then, they discuss …

The Boogie Rescue, All Hail Andy Ruiz, the Feel-Good Yankees, and Game 2 Overreactions With Joe House, Kevin Clark, and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

June 3rd, 2019

1:54:04

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Game 2 takeaways and Game 3 questions in the NBA Finals (3:15). Then Bill talks to Kevin Clark about Andy Ruiz, Anthony Joshua's stunning …

The Siakam Game, Warriors Overreactions, a Post-'Thrones' Life, and AEW Battles WWE With Joe House, Mallory Rubin, and David Shoemaker | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 31st, 2019

2:00:46

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House immediately after the Toronto Raptors beat the Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals to discuss what went wrong for the Warriors, what went right for the …

Kawhi vs. All-Timers, NBA Finals Narratives, Revisionist Trade History, and MORE Lakers Chaos With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 29th, 2019

2:09:21

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Toronto Raptors winning four consecutive games to win the Eastern Conference finals, Kawhi Leonard's enormous performance, what …

KD in Limbo, All-NBA Arguments, and the Dangers of Sports Specialization With Kevin O'Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, and 'Range' Author David Epstein | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 23rd, 2019

2:08:21

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor and Jonathan Tjarks to discuss the All-NBA teams, the Warriors with and without KD, Bucks-Raptors, what's sure to be a wild NBA offseason, fake …

Giannis Got Freaked, the Re-Lovable Warriors, Lakers Chaos, and 'Thrones' Complaints With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 22nd, 2019

2:05:54

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk Bucks-Raptors Game 4 (2:25), the Warriors sweeping the Trail Blazers without Kevin Durant (39:50), Magic Johnson's comments about the Lakers …

Does GSW Need KD? Plus, No More 'Thrones,' Brooks Was Here, and Parent Corner With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 20th, 2019

1:37:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk Bucks-Raptors Game 3, the Warriors-Trail Blazers series, NBA Finals odds (2:19), the PGA Championship, WWE's 'Money in the Bank,' Parent Corner …

2019 Zion Hype vs. 2003 LeBron Hype, Beyonce vs. Adele, and the Death of Albums With Joe House and Zane Lowe | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 17th, 2019

2:08:52

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the NBA lottery draw, (unlikely) options for Zion, whether anyone can trade for Anthony Davis, fake trades, and a PGA Tour check-in (4:25). …

Reliving The Zion Sweepstakes and Heartbroken Knicks Fans With Ryen Russillo and Brian Koppelman | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 15th, 2019

1:58:43

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo for The Ringer's 2019 NBA draft lottery show. They talk about draft karma, team needs leading up to the lottery, and cover some winners and losers …

Kawhi Kills Philly, No KD, No Problem, Houston's Curse, and Throne Game With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 13th, 2019

2:10:13

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to sum up Round 2 of the NBA playoffs. They talk Raptors-76ers, Kawhi's awesome shot, Embiid's minutes, what the 76ers will look like next year, and …

KD's Out, Kyrie's Leaving, and Jeselnik Is Still Funny—With Bill's Dad, Sean Grande, and Anthony Jeselnik | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 9th, 2019

2:03:27

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his dad to talk about the Rockets letting another playoff game slip through their fingers and the end of the Celtics' season (2:50). Then they are joined by …

Embiid vs. Simmons, Scorched Flat Earth, Magic's Tweets, and Throne Game With Ryen Russillo and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 8th, 2019

2:04:55

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with Joe House and Ryen Russillo to talk 76ers-Raptors, Joel Embiid's inconsistency, Ben Simmons's struggles, and what the 76ers might look like next season. They …

NBA Overreactions, Jokic Love, Curry’s Struggles, in Search of Ben Simmons, and Throne Game With Joe House

May 6th, 2019

2:08:48

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his longtime pal Joe House to discuss every NBA playoff matchup, with topics including Jaylen Brown’s value vs. Jayson Tatum’s, the Rockets' struggles, Denver’s …

Houston Blew It, KD Is Weirdly Underrated, and Cobra Kai Rules With Dan Devine and Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 2nd, 2019

1:38:26

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ringer staff writer Dan Devine to talk about Round 2 of the NBA playoffs including the Rockets' struggles against the Warriors, Playoff Harden, the Rockets no. 2 …

NBA Then and Now With Jackie MacMullan, Plus Brian Kenny on Boxing's Surprising Resurgence | The Bill Simmons Podcast

May 1st, 2019

1:56:48

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by sportswriter and 'Around the Horn' costar Jackie MacMullan to tell some incredible NBA …

KD's Epic Run, NBA Super-Whiners, Fear the North, and Throne Game With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 29th, 2019

2:08:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Spurs' playoff exit, Rockets-Warriors, Bucks-Celtics, Blazers-Nuggets, and more. They talk about the surge in players complaining …

RIP John Havlicek, NFL Draft Highlights, and an Overdue Hang With Desus and Mero | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 26th, 2019

2:02:00

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his dad after Round 1 of the NFL draft to discuss the Giants' curious sixth overall pick, the Redskins' picking up Dwayne Haskins Jr., and other draft moves before …

Ralph Macchio on 'The Karate Kid' and 'Cobra Kai,' Plus Michael Lewis on 'Moneyball,' Moreyball, and Sports Parents | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 24th, 2019

1:57:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by actor Ralph Macchio to discuss his career, his first break in 'Eight Is Enough,' working with the star-studded cast of 'The Outsiders,' his meteoric rise in the …

Dame vs. Russ, Harden vs. KD, The Boston Slam, Surly Press Conferences and Throne Game with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 22nd, 2019

2:09:06

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the best NBA player matchups in the playoffs so far, the Thunder’s loss to the Trailblazers, Russell Westbrook's impact on Oklahoma City, …

Daryl Morey on Ruining Basketball and the Surging Rockets, Plus Van Lathan and Rembert Browne on Nipsey Hussle's Legacy | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 19th, 2019

1:48:45

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Daryl Morey to discuss the Rockets' impressive start to the NBA playoffs, James Harden's …

Bad Warriors Omens and Trevor Noah's First BS Interview | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 17th, 2019

1:48:08

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to talk about the Warriors blowing a 31-point lead at home to the Clippers (1:50). Then Bill sits down with comedian and host of 'The Daily Show,' …

Tiger Gets GOATy, 76ers Panic Watch, NBA Overreactions, and 'Game of Thrones' for Dummies with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 15th, 2019

2:07:19

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryan Russillo to discuss Tiger Woods’ return to glory after winning the 2019 Masters (3:54). Then Bill and Ryen recap game 1 of the first round of the NBA …

The NBA Awards and Playoff Preview Extravaganza with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 12th, 2019

2:14:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with Ryen Russillo at the end of another wild NBA regular season to hand out the MVP award and …

A Magic Johnson WTF Emergency Pod! Plus Wade's Last Dance With Chris Mannix and Stugotz | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 10th, 2019

1:53:48

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by SI's Chris Mannix to discuss Magic Johnson's impromptu resignation as the Lakers' president of basketball operations (4:05). Then Bill talks with Stugotz of 'The …

Remembering Dirk Nowitzki's Incredible Career With Marc Stein | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 9th, 2019

1:06:49

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons recaps his weekend at NXT and 'WrestleMania 35' in New York with his son Ben (2:55). Then, Bill is joined by Marc Stein of The New York Times to discuss Dirk Nowitzki's career …

Harden vs. Giannis, Wizards Pain, a Colin Farrell Interview, and 'WrestleMania' Predictions With Joe House, Chris Ryan, and "The Wild Animal" Ben Simmons | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 5th, 2019

1:57:21

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Wizards firing Ernie Grunfeld, a revitalized Gordon Hayward, MVP …

Catching Up With John Skipper | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 3rd, 2019

1:40:22

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his good friend and former boss John Skipper, current executive chairman of DAZN, to discuss their time together at ESPN in the 2000s. They discuss ESPN the …

Zion's Trade Value, Wade's Farewell Tour, OKC's Collapse, and Gym Nudists With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

April 2nd, 2019

1:55:03

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk Zion Williamson's optimal NBA team, Dwyane Wade's farewell tour, playoff check-in, the Thunder's dismal stretch of games, mailbag, Gym …

The 500th Episode, With Bill Hader and a Surprise First-Time Guest | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 29th, 2019

1:34:42

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bill Hader to talk HBO's new season of "Barry", SNL stories, favorite films, getting old, the …

2019 Zion vs. 2007 KD, Aaron Judge for MVP, the 2019 Masters, and Trump vs. Biden With Joe House and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 27th, 2019

1:28:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to talk Bryce Harper, the 2019 Masters, golf story lines, the NBA, and more (6:25). …

Gronk's Gone, the Zion Zone, Harden vs. Giannis, and NBA Playoff Fixes With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 25th, 2019

1:51:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Rob Gronkowski's retirement, Duke almost losing in March Madness, Trae Young vs. Luka Doncic for ROY, Harden vs. Giannis for MVP, NBA …

Ben Stiller on 'Tropic Thunder,' Comedy in 2019, the Knicks, and His Biggest Career Lessons, Plus Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 22nd, 2019

2:11:01

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ben Stiller to discuss his new Showtime series 'Escape at Dannemora,' and making films including 'Reality Bites,' 'The Cable Guy,' 'Something About Mary,' 'Meet …

LeBron vs. Johnny Bananas, the Fall of the Giants, and a 'Triple Frontier' Review With Dave Jacoby, Kevin Clark, and Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 20th, 2019

1:49:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss a crazy month for the NY Giants as well as other offseason moves …

Free-Market Zion, the Madness Lap, Philly's Talent Glut, and Club Alpha Dogs With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 18th, 2019

1:42:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the yearly sports lap, March Madness, Zion Williamson and sports activists, NBA playoff projections, a deep MVP race, All-NBA teams, …

The Sports Repodders on James Dolan, Dan Jenkins, Best Sports Books, and a Friendlier Media | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 15th, 2019

1:47:37

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis and The Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay to discuss sportswriters of old, …

The Cinderella Clippers, Mailbag Questions, TSA Stories and Gym Corner with Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 13th, 2019

1:53:58

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the rise of Steve Ballmer's Clippers, the Lakers' meltdown, free-agency factors, what-if playoff matchups, mailbag questions, and a new …

OKC-GSW Game 6, 2016: A Special Sports Rewatchables With Chris Ryan and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 11th, 2019

1:30:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Joe House to revisit Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference finals (also known as "The Klay Game"), complete with the most rewatchable sequences, …

The Fence-Jumping Virgin Bachelor, Zion's Return and LeBron in Tank Mode with Juliet Litman, Mark Titus, Kevin O'Connor, Haley O'Shaughnessy, and Danny Chau | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 8th, 2019

1:39:55

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Juliet Litman to talk about 'The Bachelor' jumping the fence and The Ringer's new Hulu show …

Kyler Murray–vs.–Josh Rosen; RIP, Luke Perry; and the Last 'Sopranos' Episode With Robert Mays and Alan Sepinwall | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 6th, 2019

1:33:11

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Robert Mays to discuss Kyler Murray, the Arizona Cardinals, and what could happen to Josh …

The Celtics' Collapse, LeBron's Next Move, and Adam Silver's Concerns, With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast

March 4th, 2019

1:41:21

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about the Boston Celtics' downhill tumble and how we got here after penciling them in for the Finals last summer, the Lakers-LeBron soap …

The Jason Witten Error, Bryce's Big Deal and the Trump Zone With Bryan Curtis and Bill's Buddy JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast

February 28th, 2019

1:21:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis to discuss Jason Witten's return to the NFL from the ESPN 'Monday Night Football' booth (6:20). Then Bill calls up his buddy JackO to talk Bryce …

LeBron's Depressing Lakers Future and the Best Playoff Matchups With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 487)

February 26th, 2019

1:36:58

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Lakers' trying times, next year's free agents, projected playoff matchups, Dirk Nowitzki's farewell tour, and more.

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Bad Oscars Beats, Zion's Future, Lakers Chaos, and Kraft's Shame With Cousin Sal and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 486)

February 25th, 2019

1:33:08

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Cousin Sal to discuss Bill and Sal's 2019 Oscars bets, golf futures, and more …

Trading Antonio Brown, Donaghy Scandal 2.0, and the 2014 5-Year Oscars with Mallory Rubin, Kevin Clark, Sean Fennessey, and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 485)

February 21st, 2019

1:42:13

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark and Mallory Rubin to discuss possible landing spots for Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, Kyler Murray and more (3:40). Then Bill talks with Chris Ryan …

All-Star Weekend Buzz, the Ludicrous A.D. Saga, and a Surprising Knicks Scoop With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 484)

February 18th, 2019

1:48:59

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk NBA All-Star Weekend, some interesting angles in the Anthony Davis situation, NBA ownership, titillating Knicks buzz, All-NBA front-runners, …

Bob Arum on Ali's GOAT-ness, Hagler-Hearns, Evel Knievel, and Battling Don King | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 483)

February 15th, 2019

1:39:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum to discuss his unorthodox start in boxing, some incredible stories about Muhammad Ali, Elijah Muhammad, Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray …

'Game of Thrones' Odds, the NBA's Turbulent East, and the Tanking Knicks With Mallory Rubin, Jason Concepcion, and Kevin O'Connor | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 482)

February 13th, 2019

1:33:10

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the top of the Eastern Conference heading into All-Star Weekend, including the 76ers, Celtics, Bucks, and Raptors (2:10). Then Bill sits …

Chris Bosh on the Anthony Davis Saga, KG's Trash-Talking, and the Player Empowerment Era | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 481)

February 11th, 2019

1:26:55

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by two-time NBA champion Chris Bosh to discuss the events surrounding Anthony Davis and the trade deadline, player empowerment and the pros and cons that come with …

NBA Trade-Deadline Extravaganza With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 480)

February 7th, 2019

1:55:25

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo in the closing hour of the NBA trade deadline to talk Lakers, 76ers, and a …

The Big Spike Lee Sit-down, Plus NBA Trade Value 2.0 | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 479)

February 6th, 2019

2:07:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Bill's updated Trade Value column including new spots for Paul George, …

Patriots Victory Party No. 6 With a Bored and Horrified Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 478)

February 4th, 2019

1:14:01

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the prop-bet-busting Super Bowl performance by the Patriots and the Rams, the national anthem run-time controversy, questions surrounding …

Super Bowl LIII Bets and Props With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 477)

February 1st, 2019

1:02:10

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to finalize their wagers before Super Bowl Sunday.

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The Porzingis Trade WTF Emergency Pod With Sean Fennessey, Jason Concepcion, Chris Ryan, and Justin Verrier | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 476)

January 31st, 2019

1:12:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan, Justin Verrier, and Knicks fans Sean Fennessey and Jason Concepcion for an emergency pod to try and sift through the Kristaps Porzingis trade.

Chuck Klosterman on Romo's Big Moment, The Fyre Festival, 3-Pointers and Serial Killers | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 475)

January 30th, 2019

1:28:36

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his longtime pal Chuck Klosterman to discuss Super Bowl week, the next generation of sports …

AD's Trade Request, Plus Steven Soderbergh on 30 Years of Making Movies | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 474)

January 28th, 2019

1:43:32

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks Anthony Davis's request for a trade from New Orleans, and how the Lakers have a unique opportunity to land him before the summer (2:22). Then Bill sits down at Sundance …

Harden's 82-Point Quest, Best Oscar Films, and Warren Beatty Foreshadows the 2019 Rams With Shea Serrano, Wesley Morris, and Jason Gay | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 473)

January 25th, 2019

1:45:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Shea Serrano to talk about James Harden's unbelievable play (2:20) before talking with Jason Gay about 'Heaven Can Wait' and the suspicious parallels between the …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Plus JackO's Sports Hell Continues | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 472)

January 23rd, 2019

2:05:02

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey to discuss Twitter's origins, the birth of the …

Worst Call Ever! Another Pats Miracle! Cousin Sal's New Gambling Rock Bottom! | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 471)

January 21st, 2019

1:35:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk Patriots-Chiefs, Saints-Rams, the infamous no-call, Sal's unfortunate bet, and Parent Corner (2:25). Then Bill sits down with his dad on the …

Aaron Sorkin, a Potential Rams-Pats Sequel, Kyrie's Leadership, and Million Dollar NFL Picks With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 470)

January 18th, 2019

2:04:59

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Kyrie Irving's leadership and recent criticism of the Boston Celtics, …

Harden's Tear, Panic Buttons, and Midseason All-NBA Teams With Zach Lowe | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 469)

January 16th, 2019

1:30:43

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his old pal, ESPN's Zach Lowe, to talk panic-button NBA teams coming up on the trade …

The Pats Are Rejuvenated, Round 3 Lines, and Big Dick Nick Falls Short With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 468)

January 14th, 2019

1:17:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk Cowboys-Rams, Patriots-Chargers, Colts-Chiefs, and Saints-Eagles (2:15), …

NBA All-Stars, Round 2 Upsets, and 'The Sopranos' 20 Years Later, With Joe House and Alan Sepinwall | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 467)

January 11th, 2019

1:53:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to talk first-team All-NBA players (2:50), and then a little Friday Rollin' NFL …

The Oscars Race, 'Anchorman,’ 'SNL,' 'Step Brothers,' and 'Vice' With Adam McKay and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep 466)

January 9th, 2019

1:52:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Sean Fennessey to recap the Golden Globes and keep an eye on the Oscars race (2:14). Then …

The Double Doink Game, NFL Gambling Wounds, Round 2 Lines, and TSA Troubles With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 465)

January 7th, 2019

1:29:59

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk Cowboys-Seahawks, the agonizing Bears-Eagles game, and the rest of wild-card weekend (2:40), before guessing the lines for the divisional round …

Round 1 NFL Playoff Extravaganza With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 464)

January 4th, 2019

1:45:36

HBO's and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk wild-card-weekend lines, (un)trustworthy quarterbacks, matchup futures bets, and much more.

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Steelers Dysfunction and an Anthony Davis–Ben Simmons Trade Idea With Kevin Clark and Kevin O'Connor | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 463)

January 2nd, 2019

1:49:30

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the drama in Pittsburgh between the Steelers and Antonio Brown, whether superstar receivers are the key to a Super Bowl team, coaches with …

Round 1 Lines, Foles 4 Life, Week 17 Losers, and Blood Diamond 2 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 462)

December 31st, 2018

1:18:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Steelers-Bengals, Ravens-Browns, Bears-Vikings, and Cowboys-Giants, along with some Week 17 losers (2:25). They then guess the NFL lines for …

'Parent Corner' 2018 Special Edition | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 461)

December 28th, 2018

2:25:25

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons presents every parent corner with Cousin Sal from weeks one through seventeen of the 2018 NFL season.



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The Sports Repodders: Year-End Edition With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 460)

December 26th, 2018

1:31:46

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 …

Lamar Jackson, Fantasy Dissension, NFL Playoff Scenarios, and a Holiday Parent Corner With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 459)

December 24th, 2018

1:13:02

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the gambling implications of the playoff picture solidifying, resolving …

NBA Trade Value, Foles Saves Philly, and Farewell Josh Gordon With Joe House and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 458)

December 21st, 2018

1:42:06

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 …

Chuck Klosterman on Baker Mayfield, Philip Rivers, the Clinton Affair, Trump vs. Goodell, and Much More | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 457)

December 19th, 2018

1:28:48

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to talk Amazon and Netflix growth, changing football, the NFL rookie class, …

The Pats and Cowboys Suck, Fantasy Football Sucks, and Gambling Sucks With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 456)

December 17th, 2018

1:28:41

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, …

NBA Michelin Ratings With Shea Serrano, Kathryn Hahn on the Harden Trade (?), and Million Dollar NFL Picks | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 455)

December 14th, 2018

1:35:18

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with Shea Serrano to talk about the mediocre Spurs, Western Conference playoff teams, whether NBA players got Michelin stars, and prison movies (3:05). Then Bill …

Kevin Durant VI: KD on Zion and Giannis, 2018 Surprises, Media Dealings, Legacies, Summer Plans and More | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 454)

December 12th, 2018

1:52:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with NBA Finals MVP, Kevin Durant to talk Zion and Giannis, 2018 surprises, media dealings, legacies, summer plans and more. 

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The Pats-Cowboys Body Switch, Saquon for MVP, and Elf on the Shelf Chaos With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 453)

December 10th, 2018

1:34:52

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to discuss the Miami Miracle, the Rams' loss to the Bears, the Cowboys' win streak, and the NFL playoff picture (2:10), before guessing the Week 15 lines …

NFL Teasers, Best Sports Movies, and Hollywood Talk With Jason Reitman and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 452)

December 7th, 2018

1:57:49

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Joe House to make some ambitious NFL bets (2:58) before sitting down with director Jason Reitman to talk about the Gary Hart story and his new film, 'The Front …

Luka Does Dallas, AD's Future, and the Fultz Fiasco with Marc Stein and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 451)

December 5th, 2018

1:49:32

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his first ever podcast guest, and NY Times sports reporter, Marc Stein to discuss Luka Doncic's red hot NBA start, Dirk Nowitzki in the Dallas sports pantheon, …

McCarthy's Gone and Goodell Won't Leave, Plus Super Bowl Sleepers and Week 14 Lines with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 450)

December 3rd, 2018

1:36:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Cousin Sal about Mike McCarthy's firing after the Packers' loss to the Cardinals, a puzzlingly close game between the Chiefs and the Raiders, the Kareem Hunt story, …

Million-Dollar NFL Picks, Stand-up Comedy, and Teen Culture Watch With Mallory Rubin, Jeff Ross, Dave Attell, and Bill's Daughter | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 449)

November 29th, 2018

1:51:52

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mallory Rubin to talk Ravens football and Bill's Week 13 gambling picks (02:45), then Bill sits down with comic legends Dave Attell and Jeff Ross to discuss their …

The NBA's Best Players Through 20 Games With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 448)

November 28th, 2018

1:37:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to examine a puzzling NBA season. They put in way-too-early ballots for first- and second-team All-NBA after 20 games, generate fake trades, and try …

Rodgers Recession, Tiger vs. Phil, 'Creed 2', and Week 13 Lines with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 447)

November 26th, 2018

1:43:13

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Packers loss to the Vikings, Panthers-Seahawks, and NFL playoff picture, before they guess the NFL lines for week 13. They wrap up with …

Michael B. Jordan Plus Best NBA Rookies, Wizards Chaos, Tiger/Phil, and NFL Picks With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 446)

November 22nd, 2018

1:59:26

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up his buddy Joe House to talk struggling NBA teams, NBA rookies, the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson pay-per-view event, and NFL picks (3:20). Then Bill sits down with actor …

Remembering William Goldman With Brian Koppelman, Mike Lupica, Sean Fennessey, and Wesley Morris | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 445)

November 20th, 2018

2:49:52

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons enlists the help of Brian Koppelman, Mike Lupica, Sean Fennessey, and Wesley Morris to remember the late …

The Cowboys, Thanksgiving, 'Survivor Series,' and Week 12 Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 444)

November 19th, 2018

1:39:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the surging Cowboys, Steelers-Jaguars, Bengals-Ravens, and the 2018 NFL playoff picture, before guessing the NFL lines for Week 12.

Conan O'Brien Plus KD Drama and Brees for MVP | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 443)

November 16th, 2018

1:56:13

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons revisits the KD-Draymond Green argument, gives some NFL picks, and makes the case for Drew Brees for MVP (1:55) before he is joined by late-night legend Conan O'Brien to talk …

Draymond vs. KD, Embiid for MVP and the Rise of Podcasts With Malcolm Gladwell and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 442)

November 14th, 2018

2:09:18

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to talk about the Kevin Durant-Draymond Green argument, the rise of the Clippers, …

The Butler Trade, Dallas Survives, Trubisky Groupies, and Week 11 Lines with Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 441)

November 12th, 2018

1:29:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal after watching a long day of football together, to discuss the Minnesota …

Reviving the Clippers, Saving the Knicks, and Riding the Chiefs With Howard Beck and Robert Mays | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 440)

November 9th, 2018

1:40:26

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bleacher Report's Howard Beck to discuss the Clippers' renaissance, the Knicks' turmoil, the …

'Basketball: A Love Story,' Election Day, JackO Fixes the Yankees, and Greg Kinnear | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 439)

November 6th, 2018

2:12:40

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 …

Streaking Saints, Weekend at Bowlesies, LeBron on Auto-Pilot, and Week 10 Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 438)

November 5th, 2018

1:37:06

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to discuss the Saints defeating the Rams, the Patriots taking care of the Packers, and coaches who may be on their way out, before guessing the NFL lines …

Anthony Davis's Future With Justin Verrier and the Atlanta Super Bowl With Rembert Browne | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 437)

November 1st, 2018

1:33:01

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Verrier to discuss the bright future of Anthony Davis and Western Conference playoff teams (3:10) before Bill sits down with Rembert Browne to discuss what …

Rick Pitino's Comeback, the Kardashians and Hip-Hop Culture's Takeover With Charlamagne tha God, Mark Titus, and Tate Frazier | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 436)

October 31st, 2018

1:44:54

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 …

Boston Beats L.A., Dodger Stadium Tales, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 435)

October 29th, 2018

1:32:44

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 …

NBA Panic Teams, Mega-Trades, and Next Summer Rumors With Brian Windhorst | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 434)

October 26th, 2018

1:29:36

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.

World Series Thoughts Plus Hasan Minhaj | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 433)

October 24th, 2018

1:14:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his World Series thoughts after watching Game 1 in Fenway Park (2:00), then Bill sits down with comedian Hasan Minhaj to talk comedy, the NBA, and his new weekly Netflix …

NBA Fights, Migos, Atlanta Hip-Hop, and Michael Myers vs. Kawhi With Quavo and Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 432)

October 23rd, 2018

1:50:10

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons connects with Shea Serrano to discuss 2018's biggest slasher film, 'Halloween,' check in after the first week of NBA basketball, and examine the Rockets-Lakers fight (5:20). …

The Feel-Good Underdog Patriots (???), a Rams Bonanza, and Week 8 Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 431)

October 22nd, 2018

1:32:58

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the moneyline murder that was the Chiefs-Bengals showdown, Cowboys heartbreak, and Patriots-Bears before guessing the NFL lines for Week 8. …

Jonah Hill, Red Sox Magic, and 'A Star Is Born' on For Realsies | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 430)

October 19th, 2018

1:51:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons reacts to the Red Sox advancing to the 2018 World Series (5:27) before sitting down with actor and director Jonah Hill to discuss his directorial debut film 'Mid90s', working …

Celts-76ers, Kanye's Fall, 'First Man,' and the 2017 Oscars Fiasco With Van Lathan, Damien Chazelle, Joe House, and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 429)

October 17th, 2018

2:13:13

Immediately after watching the Celtics-76ers season opener, HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and TMZ's Van Lathan to …

Boston's Big Night and Guess the Lines Week 7 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 428)

October 15th, 2018

1:30:18

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Patriots-Chiefs shootout, the Steelers' impressive comeback against …

Guessing 2018-19 NBA Over/Unders With Joe House: The Ninth Annual Edition | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 427)

October 11th, 2018

2:11:54

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House for a preseason tradition, the ninth annual guessing of the NBA over/unders. They hit all 30 teams in one podcast, so buckle up.

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The Next NBA MVP With Ryen Russillo and Kevin O'Connor, Plus John C. Reilly | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 426)

October 10th, 2018

1:36:42

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Ryen Russillo and Kevin O'Connor about who will be the Most Valuable Player in the NBA in 2019 (2:40) before Bill sits down with actor John C. Reilly to discuss his …

The First-Coach-Fired Bowl and Guess The Lines With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 425)

October 8th, 2018

1:44:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the dismal coaching matchup between the Cowboys and the Texans, a top 18 NFL power ranking, and playoff implications (3:00), before they …

A Boston–New York Baseball Holy War With the Kid Mero, JackO, and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 424)

October 5th, 2018

1:37:28

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his pal JackO to talk about the upcoming ALDS between the Red Sox and the Yankees (6:35). Then Bill calls up the Kid Mero of the Bodega Boys for more Sox-Yankees …

Matt Damon on 'Good Will Hunting,' 'Rounders' and Breaking Into '90s Hollywood | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 423)

October 3rd, 2018

1:48:15

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Matt Damon to discuss his journey through Hollywood with Ben Affleck, 'Rounders,' 'Goodwill …

Guess the Lines Week 5 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 422)

October 1st, 2018

1:39:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the eventful Bengals-Falcons matchup, the Browns-Raiders shootout, and …

Tiger's Comeback, McVay vs. Belichick, Ryder Cup Struggles, and NFL Wagers With Tony Kornheiser and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 421)

September 28th, 2018

1:19:09

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Tony Kornheiser to talk Tiger's comeback, the Ryder Cup, D.C. sports, and Sean McVay's L.A. …

Jimmy Butler's Trade Saga With Kevin O'Connor, Plus Johnny Bananas on 'The Challenge' | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 420)

September 27th, 2018

1:18:26

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the Jimmy Butler buzz, including questions and concerns (3:20). Then he sits down with six-time MTV 'Challenge' champion Johnny Bananas …

Tiffany Haddish | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 419)

September 26th, 2018

59:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish about her performance origins, her upcoming projects …

Tiger is Back! Plus Guess the Lines Week 4 With Cousin Sal and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 418)

September 24th, 2018

1:55:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with a fired up Joe House about Tiger Woods' first event win in 5 years (2:48). Then, Bill calls up Cousin Sal to recap another NFL Sunday including the second straight …

NFL Wagers, Running TV Shows, 'The Good Place,' and 'This Is Us' With Mike Schur and Dan Fogelman | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 417)

September 21st, 2018

1:54:30

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons announces a new podcast and gives some NFL picks for Week 3 before sitting down with powerhouse television showrunners Mike Schur and Dan Fogelman to talk about some of their …

NBA Hall of Famers, KD's MVP Potential, and Messi vs. Ronaldo With Steve Nash | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 416)

September 19th, 2018

1:38:34

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with Steve Nash to talk about his induction into the NBA Hall of Fame, spending time with the …

Guess the Lines Week 3 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 415)

September 17th, 2018

1:44:41

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs' incredible performance against the Steelers, The Patriots' loss to the Jaguars, The Sunday kicker epidemic, …

NFL Wisdom, 'Key and Peele' 2.0, Eddie Murphy Stories, and 'Predator' in 2018 With Joe House and Keegan-Michael Key | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 414)

September 14th, 2018

1:53:27

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to make some gambling picks for NFL Week 2 (3:43). Then Bill sits down with actor Keegan-Michael Key to talk 'Key and Peele,' Eddie Murphy stories, 'The …

Katie Nolan and NBA Summer Check-in With Kevin O'Connor (Ep. 413)

September 12th, 2018

2:15:37

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor for a quick NBA offseason check-in. They discuss Carmelo on the Rockets, Luka Doncic's weight gain, Devin Booker's broken hand, Finals odds, and …

Rodgers' Resurrection, The Steelers-Browns Debacle, and Guess The Lines Week 2 (Ep. 412) | The Bill Simmons Podcast

September 10th, 2018

1:39:11

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Aaron Rodgers and The Packers' miraculous comeback, The Buccaneers …

Best Burt Reynolds Movies, Tiger's Charge, and Week 1 NFL Gambling With Wesley Morris and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 411)

September 7th, 2018

1:54:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by New York Times film critic Wesley Morris to remember the great Burt Reynolds. They each go …

NFL Kickoff Chatter With Kyle Brandt and Bill Burr on Tom Brady, College Football, and Comedy | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 410)

September 6th, 2018

1:57:11

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by 'Good Morning Football' cohost Kyle Brandt to discuss NFL hot takes (3:18). Then Bill sits down with comedy legend Bill Burr to talk about the eras of comedy, …

Guess the Lines Week 1 With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 409)

September 4th, 2018

1:32:34

In their 13th season of Guess the Lines, HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal continue the age-old tradition of guessing the NFL …

NFL Nuggets, 'A Star is Born', and Celebrity Divorces with Robert Mays, Amanda Dobbins, and Laura Wasser | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 408)

August 31st, 2018

1:46:32

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Robert Mays to run through some NFL thoughts as the season approaches (3:20), then Bill sits down with Amanda Dobbins to discuss the highly anticipated film, 'A …

The Annual AFC Over-Unders With Cousin Sal | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 407)

August 29th, 2018

1:33:00

In part one of their two-part podcast, HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal gear up for the NFL regular season by running thru …

Urban Meyer, the Little League World Series, John McCain, and the Red Sox Swoon with Mark Titus and JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 406)

August 27th, 2018

1:41:26

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Mark Titus about his love for the Little League World Series, then he weighs in on the Urban Meyer–Ohio State issue. He then talks about athletes dealing with …

Jayson Tatum Plus Ryen Russillo's Big Ringer Announcement | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 405)

August 24th, 2018

1:24:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by the newest podcaster on the Ringer Podcast Network, Ryen Russillo, to announce his new show, 'Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo.' They talk pickup basketball, NBA …

Jason Bateman on His Crazy Career, Plus Mallory Rubin on Football and 'Thrones' | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 404)

August 22nd, 2018

1:48:11

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by the Mother of Dragons, Mallory Rubin, to discuss the anticipation of the final season of 'Game of Thrones,' future spinoffs, NCAA football, MLB, and rookie NFL …

Saving the Rock, 'Crazy Rich Asians,' and 'SummerSlam' 2018 With Shea Serrano, Donnie Kwak, and David Shoemaker | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 403)

August 20th, 2018

1:20:11

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Shea Serrano to talk summer movies, including 'Upgrade,' 'The Meg,' and 'Mile 22,' before trying to save Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson from making another big-budget flop …

Savior Sam Darnold, New-Blood QBs, and AFC East Torch Passes With Kevin Clark and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 402)

August 17th, 2018

1:14:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark of 'The Ringer NFL Show' to discuss his recent NFL training camp visits as …

Stephen Curry on Battling LeBron, NBA Twitter, Klaytheism, and the Quest for Immortality | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 401)

August 16th, 2018

1:25:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons travels to Oakland to sit down with three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry to talk recent Finals runs, the joy of playing with Klay Thompson, getting heated on the court, the …

A Very Special 400th Episode With Ice Cube and John David Washington | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 400)

August 14th, 2018

1:42:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by hip-hop legend Ice Cube to talk about the renewed Celtics-Lakers rivalry, LeBron to L.A., …

New York Hoops, Food Trends, ESPN's Future, and Nick Saban With Eddie Huang and Jim Miller | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 399)

August 10th, 2018

1:38:47

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by chef, author, and TV producer Eddie Huang to talk tortured Knicks fandom, Linsanity, NBA rookies, summer league, the transformation of the L.A. food scene, …

Fantasy Football Palooza With Matthew Berry | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 398)

August 8th, 2018

1:56:00

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN fantasy football guru Matthew Berry to talk about their fantasy origins, the rise of fantasy sports, to PPR or not to PPR, snake drafts vs. auctions, and what …

The Boston Massacre, Teen Culture Watch, and 'Succession' With JackO, Zoe Simmons, and Chris Ryan | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 397)

August 6th, 2018

1:23:55

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his old friend and rival Yankees fan JackO to discuss the Red Sox's sweep of the Yankees, …

The 100 Best TV Episodes of the Century, With Juliet Litman | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 396)

August 3rd, 2018

1:17:51

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Juliet Litman for a tension-filled podcast as they review The Ringer's 100 Best TV Episodes …

The Sports Repodders: Summer Edition With Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 395)

August 2nd, 2018

1:39:45

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Bryan Curtis and The Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay to discuss MGM Resorts and the NBA's new …

The Surging Red Sox and Floundering Mets, the Rise of Esports, and Loving 'Succession' With Mike Francesa and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 394)

July 30th, 2018

1:21:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by New York radio legend Mike Francesa to discuss the Yankees and Red Sox before the upcoming four-game series, They discuss the disappointing Mets, modernizing …

NBA Summer Winners and Losers With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 393)

July 27th, 2018

1:41:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the NBA roster changes this summer. They decide which teams got better, which teams got worse, and which teams are just treading water

Coach K's Secrets, Saving College Hoops, and the Pre-LeBron Generation, With Jay Williams | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 392)

July 20th, 2018

1:23:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by college basketball analyst Jay Williams to discuss his time in the NBA, how we evaluate …

The Kawhi-DeRozan Emergency Trade Podcast With Kevin O'Connor, Shea Serrano, Joe House, and Bill's Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 391)

July 18th, 2018

1:35:13

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor and Shea Serrano (1:55), Joe House (44:25), and Bill's dad (1:12:15) to …

Denzel Washington on 'He Got Game,' the Yankees, and LeBron. Plus, Yacht Rock Palooza. | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 390)

July 16th, 2018

1:16:15

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with the legend himself Denzel Washington to talk Knicks, Lakers, Yankees–Red Sox, playing against Ray Allen in 'He Got Game,' making sports movies, filming fight …

The NFL's Offseason Hibernation and the Brilliance of 'Eighth Grade' With Bo Burnham | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 389)

July 13th, 2018

1:28:38

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the NFL offseason, why it's so different than the NBA offseason, sports gambling's potential impact on the NFL, and story lines for next …

Dominant Warriors, Five LeBrons, Soccer Trolls, MLB Struggles, and Chappaquiddick With Chuck Klosterman | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 388)

July 11th, 2018

1:58:01

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to discuss the Golden State Warriors acquiring DeMarcus Cousins and how long …

NBA in the Twitter Era, the Future of Basketball, Legal Sports Betting, and Last Meal on Earth | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 387)

July 10th, 2018

1:51:05

Live from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan, Jason Concepcion, Shea Serrano, Daryl …

Gambling in Vegas, the Washed-ington Wizards, World Cup Odds, 2019 NBA Champions, and Tony Parker Leaves the Spurs | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 386)

July 7th, 2018

1:32:57

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Dave Chang, Joe House, and Cousin Sal to discuss their Las Vegas gambling experience (2:06). Then, Chris Ryan joins to talk World Cup betting (28:42) and 2019 NBA …

'Jaws,' With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 385)

July 4th, 2018

1:36:20

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, Sean Fennessey are gonna need a bigger boat to celebrate the 1975 Academy Award–winning shark-attack thriller starring Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss and directed by …

LeBron's Big Move, OKC Goes All in, and NBA Teams Are Dumb With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 384)

July 2nd, 2018

1:22:04

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his longtime buddy Joe House to talk about LeBron James on the Lakers, how we got here, and some of L.A.'s recent signings, including Lance Stephenson and JaVale …

Will L.A. Get LeBron AND Kawhi? Plus: Summer Free-Agency Predictions With Haralabos Voulgaris | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 383)

June 29th, 2018

1:43:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Haralabos Voulgaris to talk about LeBron's decision, the best team to chase a ring, and the …

NBA Scuttlebutt, Trump's Rockiest Month, Yanks-Sox, and Teen Culture Watch | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 382)

June 25th, 2018

1:36:47

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to talk NBA draft aftermath, Kawhi and LeBron speculation, possible opt-outs, …

LeBron's Odds, Dallas's Doncic Heist, and Kawhi to Boston Talk | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 381)

June 22nd, 2018

1:16:37

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk about Sal's World Cup bets, the odds on LeBron's next team, and gearing up for legalized gambling (3:48). Then Bill is joined by Jonathan Tjarks …

'Creed 2,' Destination Kawhi, and Dwight Howard's Goofy Legacy With Shea Serrano and Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 380)

June 20th, 2018

1:37:51

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Shea Serrano about the 'Creed 2' trailer, 'Death Wish,' and Shea's Spurs fan perspective on …

The Ringer’s Lottery Mock Draft Party | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 379)

June 18th, 2018

1:48:04

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings in a slew of Ringer staffers for a special mock draft of the top 14 picks in the 2018 NBA draft.

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Kyrie Irving on Leaving LeBron, Boston's Future, Summer Rumors, and Empowered Players | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 378)

June 15th, 2018

1:27:22

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving to talk leaving Cleveland, changing perspectives, empowered NBA players, summer rumors including the fresh-pressed …

NBA Draft Buzz, Plus Nick Kroll Finally Comes On | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 377)

June 13th, 2018

1:44:30

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Kevin O'Connor about the upcoming NBA draft, the trade value of the no. 1 pick, how this year compares with recent drafts, who will claim Luka Doncic, what the Cavs …

The Hand of LeBron and Funniest NBA Media Narratives With Bryan Curtis | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 376)

June 11th, 2018

1:19:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons, still coming down from the NBA Finals, talks LeBron's hand injury, the media aftermath of a finals sweep, and legacy implications for Kevin Durant and Steph Curry (3:15), …

Charles Oakley Tells MJ Stories, Explains Why LeBron Will Leave, and Remembers His Favorite Fights (And It's Amazing) | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 375)

June 8th, 2018

1:43:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by the toughest guy in NBA history, Charles Oakley, to talk Michael Jordan stories, the …

Jalen Rose on LeBron's Future, the Kardashians/Jenners As NBA Scouts, and 1998 vs. 2018 | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 374)

June 6th, 2018

1:25:06

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his old friend Jalen Rose to talk about what NBA players do in Cleveland, Kawhi Leonard's …

Curry's Electric Game 2, Plus Andy Samberg and Desus and Mero (UPDATED) | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 373)

June 3rd, 2018

2:05:46

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons recaps Game 2 of the NBA Finals (2:13) before he is joined by actor and long-time Warriors fan Andy Samberg to discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals, a PED hall of fame, comparisons …

The Colangelo Saga and Best NBA Finals Narratives. Plus: Rich Kleiman on KD, Jay-Z, and Superstardom

May 31st, 2018

1:37:01

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Bryan Colangelo situation (3:15) before talking NBA Finals narratives and …

A Warriors Smackdown, LeBron's Next Stop, Doncic Deals, and Ovechkin Owns D.C. With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 372)

May 29th, 2018

1:27:24

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons connects with his longtime friend Joe House to mull over the Rockets' loss to the Warriors in Game 7 of …

LeBron Murders Boston, World Cup Preview, and Teenage Girl Culture Watch With Kevin Hench, Rob Stone, and Zoe Simmons | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 371)

May 28th, 2018

1:32:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Celtics fan and TV producer Kevin Hench about Boston's loss to the Cavs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals and LeBron's superhuman ability to single-handedly …

Are the Warriors Dead? Are the Cavs Alive? Plus, Johnny Knoxville! | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 370)

May 25th, 2018

1:24:54

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to talk about Thursday night's Warriors-Rockets Game 5, the Cavs-Celtics series, and the All-NBA team ballot (2:50). Then Bill sits down with the legend …

J.J. Redick on Philly's Future, CP3's Moment, Stopping LeBron, Boston Fans, and One-and-Done | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 369)

May 23rd, 2018

1:18:21

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard J.J. Redick to discuss Round 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, the …

Wild/Plausible NBA Summer Moves and Houston's Conundrum With Zach Lowe | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 368)

May 21st, 2018

1:34:31

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to discuss possible Chris Paul–Rockets contract decisions, Toronto's …

NBA Intrigue, Luka Mania, Jack Nicholson Stories, and 45 Years Courtside at Lakers Games With Jonathan Tjarks and Lou Adler | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 367)

May 18th, 2018

1:41:12

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks with Jonathan Tjarks about the Eastern and Western Conference finals and NBA draft lottery candidates including Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton, and Miles Bridges (3:00), Then …

The Improbable Celtics, 'Cobra Kai,' and Bank Robbery Movies With Bill's Dad and Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 366)

May 16th, 2018

1:35:33

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons gives his thoughts on the improbable Celtics run as he names the most improbable finals teams in NBA history (3:10). Then Bill calls up his dad to talk about Boston's victory …

Sports Gambling Is Legal (!) With Cousin Sal, and Ethan Hawke Breaks Down Every Fun Movie He Ever Made | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 365)

May 14th, 2018

1:39:22

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on sports gambling in America. They talk about …

LeBron's Pyramid Rise, Toronto's Future, and Round 3 Thoughts With Joe House, Plus Celtics Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 364)

May 11th, 2018

1:17:37

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls Joe House to tell him that LeBron has jumped Bill Russell and is now no. 2 on his all-time list. They talk about today's conditioning and health knowledge versus other …

LeBron's Genius and Kyrie's Exit With David Griffin, Plus Sox-Yanks and Dumb NHL Matchups with JackO | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 363)

May 9th, 2018

1:40:48

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons connects with former Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin to talk about the different levels of LeBron's game, the Kyrie Irving trade and its surrounding story lines, fixing …

Philly's Alive, 'SNL' in Limbo, Childish Gambino vs. Kanye, and the NHL's Strangest Spring With Alison Herman, Katie Baker, and Lindsay Zoladz | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 362)

May 8th, 2018

1:45:10

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons weighs in on Game 4 of Celtics-76ers and LeBron James's merciless play against the Raptors (3:15). Then Bill is joined by Ringer TV critic Alison Herman to talk about 'SNL,' …

Sleeper Celtics, Boring Rockets, and Next-Gen Tickets With Bill's Dad, Mark Titus, and Nathan Hubbard | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 361)

May 4th, 2018

1:30:55

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons connects with his dad to talk about the Celtics' second playoff win over the 76ers, how Philly can get back on track, the Red Sox, and (maybe) for the last time revisit the …

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

May 2nd, 2018

1:33:49

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, …

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

April 30th, 2018

1:37:10

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 …

A Late-Night NFL Draft Party and NBA Talk With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 358)

April 27th, 2018

1:30:38

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 …

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

April 25th, 2018

1:46:34

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 …

NBA Craziness Plus the Return of Desus and Mero | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 356)

April 23rd, 2018

1:49:23

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks about a captivating NBA Playoffs first round (2:24) before sitting down with Viceland's Desus and Mero to discuss Yankees-Red Sox, Uber drivers, Kobe Bryant, The Knicks …

Chuck Klosterman on the Tiger Woods Book, NFL Draft QBs, and Rondo's Renaissance | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 355)

April 20th, 2018

1:32:36

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons connects with Chuck Klosterman to discuss Tiger Woods and his legacy through the lens of Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian's recent book 'Tiger Woods' (3:05); the NBA playoffs, …

Brady vs. Belichick, Sad Spurs Fans, and Best New Action Movies With Shea Serrano | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 354)

April 18th, 2018

1:26:30

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons talks about the bleakest Patriots outlook in recent memory in the wake of Tom Brady's hesitation to sign a …

NBA Playoff Unicorns, Decoding Kawhi, and Round 1 Overreactions With Joe House | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 353)

April 17th, 2018

1:23:46

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to talk NBA, including a breakout Giannis performance, the Knicks' hilarious coaching search, Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs, the 76ers-Heat series, and the …

2018 NBA Playoff Mega-Preview With Ryen Russillo | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 352)

April 13th, 2018

1:39:25

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the NBA playoff matchups. They talk gambling stay-aways, questionable coaching, and give their playoff predictions.

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Mike Francesa on the NBA's Real MVP, Yanks-Sox, and Masters Lessons. Plus: the Facebook Crisis with Alyssa Bereznak | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 351)

April 11th, 2018

1:40:18

HBO and The Ringer's BIll Simmons is joined by Mike Francesa to talk about present and past Masters winners, the Yankees' slow start, the Red Sox's hot streak, other AL teams, NBA MVPs, the NBA playoffs, and …

Sixers Mania, the Masters, 'WrestleMania 34,' and Making 'Andre the Giant' | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 350)

April 9th, 2018

1:59:50

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to mull over the surprising success of the Philadelphia 76ers (03:30), Patrick …

So Long, Kyrie, and Hello, Augusta, With Joe House and Bill’s Dad | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 349)

April 6th, 2018

1:10:50

Bill Simmons is joined by his dad and Joe House in Augusta, Georgia, after Round 1 of the Masters to talk about the remainder of the Celtics’ season without Kyrie Irving and the Eastern Conference playoffs …

The 2018 Masters Tournament With Bill's Dad and Jeff Goldblum Reminisces on His Decades-Long Movie Career | The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 348)

April 4th, 2018

1:39:03

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons sits down with his dad live from Augusta to talk about his lifelong dream of going to the Masters (5:11) and other news from the sports world (10:30). Then, Bill sits down with …

NBA Playoff Chaos, Kawhi Drama, and UConn Goes Down (Ep. 347)

April 2nd, 2018

1:28:23

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Kevin O’Connor to discuss the upcoming NBA playoffs (2:31), conspiracies surrounding Kawhi Leonard (5:04), and Bill’s disinterest in anything the …

Kevin Durant Returns, Part Two (Ep. 346)

March 29th, 2018

1:14:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Kevin Durant dive right back into the mailbag to discuss the Warriors' best game this season (5:00), Klay Thompson stories (13:00), the "take" era of sports media (28:00), …

Kevin Durant Returns, Part One (Ep. 345)

March 28th, 2018

1:11:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by self-proclaimed "Basketball Guru" Kevin Durant to discuss the distance between players and fans (5:00), growing the game of basketball (11:00), Twitter's impact on …

Al Pacino and Barry Levinson on 'Dog Day Afternoon,' HBO's 'Paterno,' and 'The Godfather' (Ep. 344)

March 26th, 2018

1:10:00

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Al Pacino and Barry Levinson to discuss how the two get along so well (14:45), their new film ‘Paterno’ (19:00), and what they expect the reaction to the film will …

'Billions,' 'Rounders,' and Andre the Giant With Brian Koppelman (Ep. 343)

March 23rd, 2018

1:37:25

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ‘Billions’ co-creator Brian Koppelman to discuss the rewatchability of ‘Rounders’ (05:30), which ‘Billions’ character gets mentioned the most in real life (13:45), …

Michael and Martellus Bennett on LeBron James's Activism, Tom Brady, and Getting Traded (Ep. 342)

March 21st, 2018

1:14:16

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Michael and Martellus Bennett as they discuss why NBA players are more outspoken than NFL players (10:04), what Tom Brady is like as a teammate (34:32), how it …

Portland's Rise, NBA Finals Sleepers, and UMBC vs. Tyson (Ep. 341)

March 19th, 2018

1:32:44

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Trail Blazers's quest to conquer the Western Conference (03:45), …

Chuck Klosterman: Can the NBA Save College Hoops? Should We Abolish Award Shows? (Ep. 340)

March 16th, 2018

1:34:09

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to discuss the present and future state of college basketball and how it …

Sad Patriots Fans, Crazy NFL Signings, and Tankapalooza 2018 (Ep. 339)

March 14th, 2018

1:28:19

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss Kirk Cousins's massive contract (03:00), the new-look 49ers (13:00), …

Bill Hader Live at SXSW (Ep. 338)

March 12th, 2018

1:23:44

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined live in Austin by Bill Hader to discuss his new HBO comedy, 'Barry', some of his best stories from working on 'South Park,' and the state of satire in the world today.

2013 Heat vs. 2018 GSW plus the future With Chris Bosh Part Two (Ep. 337)

March 9th, 2018

1:05:45

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by two-time NBA champion Chris Bosh to discuss the conspiracy behind the 2008 Olympics leading to LeBron's "Decision" (8:00), Bosh's blood clot issue (24:00), Vince …

The Heat Mini-Dynasty, Remembered with Chris Bosh, Part One (Ep. 336)

March 8th, 2018

51:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by two-time NBA champion Chris Bosh to discuss the rebound leading to Ray Allen's iconic shot in …

Reliving the 2018 Oscars With Jimmy Kimmel and Cousin Sal (Ep. 335)

March 6th, 2018

1:10:07

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Jimmy Kimmel and Cousin Sal to discuss Bill's reason for missing Jimmy's post-Oscars party …

The "Infocalypse," Conspiracies, and the Future of the Internet With BuzzFeed's Charlie Warzel (Ep. 334)

March 5th, 2018

1:25:42

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by BuzzFeed senior writer Charlie Warzel to discuss the information war on the internet (6:00), the power of conspiracies (17:00), the idea of internet vigilantes …

Sean Miller vs. ESPN, Top 5 NBA Draft, and Cleveland's NFL Draft Conundrum (Ep. 333)

March 2nd, 2018

1:18:50

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier to discuss Arizona head coach Sean Miller versus …

Is the NBA MVP Race Over? And Other Questions With Kevin O'Connor (Ep. 332)

February 28th, 2018

1:22:17

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ringer staffer Kevin O'Connor to discuss who the NBA MVP is as things stand right now (6:00), the pace of the Pelicans (13:00), LeBron vs. Giannis (20:00), …

UFC vs. WWE, Rousey's New Career, & Re-doing the 2013 Oscars (Ep. 331)

February 26th, 2018

1:43:51

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by The Ringer's David Shoemaker to discuss the WWE TV rights (6:00), UFC vs. WWE on Fox (13:00), Ronda Rousey's character in the WWE universe (27:00), and HBO's …

Jordan's Greatness and the Winter Olympics With House and JackO (Ep. 330)

February 23rd, 2018

1:23:15

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Joe House to discuss the need for the definitive Michael Jordan documentary (06:30), how every MJ game was "must-see TV" (19:00), the trouble with comparing him to …

'Parent Corner' Special Edition Part 2 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 329)

February 21st, 2018

1:36:14

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal dish out potentially problematic parenting advice and share stories from their time as dads in the second part of this series.

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Revamping the NBA Playoffs, Plus Cousin Sal and Rockets GM Daryl Morey (Ep. 328)

February 19th, 2018

1:57:35

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons breaks down the reasons why the NBA playoff format needs to be dramatically different (5:00). Then, Cousin Sal hops on the line to give his thoughts on the Winter Olympics …

Richard Jefferson on Being Traded, Changing Roles, and the New-Look Cavs (Ep. 327)

February 16th, 2018

1:32:39

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Nuggets forward Richard Jefferson to discuss his new life in Denver (6:00), Jamal Murray's potential (12:00), Luke Walton vs. LaVar Ball (22:00), the most …

Scooter Braun on Growing Up on Basketball, Managing Music Stars, and Making Music Pop (Ep. 326)

February 14th, 2018

1:33:33

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by talent manager Scooter Braun, who discusses his upbringing around basketball (6:00), the cyclical nature of music (16:00), the decision to roast Justin Bieber …

U.S. Soccer, Winter Olympics, Paul Pierce, and Boston Sports Media Shenanigans With Rob Stone, JackO, Bill's Dad, and Kirk Minihane (Ep. 325)

February 12th, 2018

1:43:50

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Fox Sports host Rob Stone to discuss the new U.S. Soccer president (6:00). Then, JackO joins …

Two-Hour NBA Trade Deadline Extravaganza (Ep. 324)

February 8th, 2018

2:01:54

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his old ESPN buddy Ryen Russillo to discuss Isaiah Thomas's value in the NBA today (6:00), …

The Sports Repodders on Super Bowl Coverage, TV Nostalgia, and the Winter Olympics (Ep. 323)

February 7th, 2018

1:23:06

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay and Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis to …

Super Bowl LII Winners and Losers With Cousin Sal (Ep. 322)

February 5th, 2018

1:07:34

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the bad matchups for the Pats (5:00), Doug Pederson's MVP coaching …

Francesa Fridays and Vince Staples (Ep. 321)

February 2nd, 2018

1:17:29

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Mike Francesa to discuss the latest 30 for 30, on Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells (7:00), the Mount Rushmore of NFL coaches (18:00), the media coverage of Super …

Larry Wilmore on Good-Natured Hatred, the New-Look Lakers, and Segmented Audiences (Ep. 320)

January 31st, 2018

1:37:49

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by 'Black on the Air' host Larry Wilmore to discuss the young L.A. Lakers under Luke Walton (6:00), George Gervin's playground game (15:00), Blake Griffin's goodbye …

Cousin Sal's SB 52 Primer and J.K. Simmons on The Greatness of 'Oz' (Ep. 319)

January 29th, 2018

1:48:24

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss surefire Super Bowl prop bets (10:00), LeBron's Lakers odds (20:00), Ronda Rousey at Royal Rumble (34:00), and another edition of "Parent …