The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Bill Simmons Podcast

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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.
  1. October 03, 2022
    1 hr 44 min
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    Flying Eagles, the Tua Debacle, Zappe vs. Rodgers, and Rooting Against Judge with Cousin Sal
    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 win over the Jaguars, Browns-Falcons, concern for the Broncos…
  2. September 30, 2022
    2 hr 15 min
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    NBA Bullsh*t Week, Million-Dollar Picks, and Judd Apatow | With Joe House and Benjamin Solak
    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 Solak about NFL Week 4 matchups including gambling sway aways, f…
  3. September 28, 2022
    1 hr 59 min
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    How Does LeBron’s Career Play Out? With Brian Windhorst, Plus Teen Patrol (Fall Edition) With Zoe Simmons
    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…
  4. September 26, 2022
    1 hr 27 min
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    Bill’s Birthday Beatdown, Jacksonville’s Rise, Chiefs' Concerns, and Week 4 Lines With Cousin Sal
    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, the Bills' loss to the Dolphins (1:39), Chiefs-Colts, Lions-V…
  5. September 22, 2022
    1 hr 50 min
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    A Celtics Scandal, the Suns Sale, the Sleeper Niners, and Week 3 Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak
    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 NF…
  6. September 21, 2022
    2 hr 12 min
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    Buffalo Fever, a WWE Revival, Nets Predictions, Plus a Tim Donaghy Debunking With Ariel Helwani, Logan Murdock, and Sean Patrick Griffin
    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 upcoming matchup between the Bills and Dolphins, and more (3…
  7. September 19, 2022
    1 hr 36 min
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    Tua Breaks Through, New York Wakes Up, Brady Flips Out, and Jimmy G Returns With Cousin Sal
    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 win vs. the Colts, Texans-Broncos, Cowboys-Bengals, Buccanee…
  8. September 16, 2022
    1 hr 35 min
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    Haunting NFL Mistakes, Week 2 Panic Meter, and Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak
    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 post-Week 1 panic scale—including the Patriots, Ravens, Dolphin…
  9. September 14, 2022
    1 hr 31 min
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    Our Jonathan Tjarks Tribute (Including a 2018 NBA Re-draft) With Kevin O’Connor, J. Kyle Mann, and Chris Ryan
    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…
  10. September 12, 2022
    1 hr 33 min
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    A Wobbling NFC, Mahomes on a Mission, and Guess the Lines Week 2 With Cousin Sal
    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 Patriots-Dolphins (4:09), as well as the Steelers’ overtime win vs. t…
  11. September 09, 2022
    1 hr 44 min
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    Buffalo’s Ram Sandwich, Plus Week 1's Million Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak
    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…
  12. September 07, 2022
    2 hr 4 min
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    Best NFL Sleeper Candidates With Kevin Clark and Raheem Palmer, Plus Heidi Gardner on the Chiefs and SNL
    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 be…
  13. September 05, 2022
    2 hr 38 min
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    Guess the Lines and NFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal. Plus, Dick Ebersol’s First BS Interview!
    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 televisi…
  14. September 02, 2022
    1 hr 48 min
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    Cleveland’s Big Mitchell Trade With Ryen Russillo, Plus AFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal
    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 t…
  15. August 31, 2022
    1 hr 38 min
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    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
    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 uniqu…
  16. August 29, 2022
    2 hr 7 min
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    Favorite NFL Future Bets, the Heat’s Weird Offseason, and Underrated NBA Summer Storylines With Warren Sharp, Joe House, and Justin Termine
    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 case for and against Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins, the reloa…
  17. August 26, 2022
    1 hr 44 min
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    The Case for K.C., Strongest NFL Opinions, Chet’s Injury, and Westbrook’s Future With Peter Schrager and Chris Mannix
    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,…
  18. August 24, 2022
    1 hr 57 min
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    The Very Best NFL Offense, Fantasy Football Tips, and KD’s Pause Button With Ben Solak, Danny Kelly, Steven Ruiz, and Matthew Berry
    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 Solak, and Steven Ruiz to discuss who will be the highest scori…
  19. August 21, 2022
    1 hr 56 min
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    A New Way to Look at KD With Rob Mahoney and Wosny Lambre, Plus ‘The Rehearsal’ Is Insane With Juliet Litman
    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 value has diminished (4:40), before Bill takes a new perspect…
  20. July 31, 2022
    24 min
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    The Genius of Bill Russell (from The Book of Basketball 2.0)
    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 title and never look back? And why wouldn’t he forgive the ci…

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