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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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    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings

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.

    A Tatum/Brown Convo, Indy in Trouble, Kyrie’s Revival, and Best Defenses Ever With Rob Mahoney, Chris Ryan, and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas

    A Tatum/Brown Convo, Indy in Trouble, Kyrie’s Revival, and Best Defenses Ever With Rob Mahoney, Chris Ryan, and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rob Mahoney to discuss the Celtics' Game 2 win over the Pacers and whether the series is already over with Tyrese Haliburton's injury (2:51). Plus, an awesome Mavericks-Timberwolves series (34:40), the Cavaliers fire head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, the NBA coaching carousel, and more (52:11). Finally, Bill talks with two-time NBA champion Isiah Thomas about the uniqueness of Kyrie Irving, the all-time greatest NBA defensive teams, Pistons stories, how the Mavericks and Timberwolves match up, and more (1:14:24).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Isiah Thomas, Chris Ryan, and Rob Mahoney
    Producer: Kyle Crichton


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    • 1 hr 44 min
    The Celtics Steal Game 1 With Kevin O’Connor, plus Wesley Morris on NYC’s NBA Revival, ‘Challengers’ Nit-Picks, and Worst Sports Movie Endings

    The Celtics Steal Game 1 With Kevin O’Connor, plus Wesley Morris on NYC’s NBA Revival, ‘Challengers’ Nit-Picks, and Worst Sports Movie Endings

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the Celtics' overtime win vs. the Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Mavericks-Timberwolves predictions, the Lakers' coaching search, and more (1:40). Then, Bill talks to the New York Times' Wesley Morris about NY sports, before discussing the new Zendaya film, 'Challengers', the worst sports movie endings of all time, and summer 2024 films (1:01:14).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Kevin O'Connor and Wesley Morris
    Producer: Kyle Crichton


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    • 2 hrs 18 min
    Part 2: Minnesota Knocks Out Denver (Good God!!!) With Ryen Russillo

    Part 2: Minnesota Knocks Out Denver (Good God!!!) With Ryen Russillo

    In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, the Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Timberwolves executing the largest Game 7 comeback win in NBA history vs. the Nuggets, winners and losers from this series, a Timberwolves-Mavericks preview, Usyk-Fury, NBA draft talk, and more!

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Ryen Russillo
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Part 1: Indy Crushes at MSG, Knicks Summer Targets, Dallas Delivers, and OKC’s Fatal Flaw With Ryen Russillo

    Part 1: Indy Crushes at MSG, Knicks Summer Targets, Dallas Delivers, and OKC’s Fatal Flaw With Ryen Russillo

    In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Pacers' Game 7 win over the Knicks to reach the Eastern Conference finals, a Pacers-Celtics preview, the Mavericks sending the Thunder home in a nail-biter Game 6, and more!

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Ryen Russillo
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Nuggets-Wolves Game 7 Legacy Check, OKC’s Big Issue, an NFL Complaint, and Boston’s Eight-Year Run With Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan

    Nuggets-Wolves Game 7 Legacy Check, OKC’s Big Issue, an NFL Complaint, and Boston’s Eight-Year Run With Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rob Mahoney to discuss how the Timberwolves blew out the Nuggets in Game 6, who has the biggest legacy implications for Game 7, Nikola Jokic's historic career playoff stats, Thunder-Mavericks, Knicks-Pacers, and more (1:05). Finally, Bill opens a Michelob Ultra six-pack and runs through six topics, including NFL scheduling, the death of a sports dynasty, 'Inside the NBA,' playoff hockey, the PGA tournament, and the Celtics' "historic-adjacent" run (1:14:26).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan
    Producer: Kyle Crichton



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    • 1 hr 40 min
    The Joker’s Revenge, Brunson Runs Amok and an NFL Over/Under Check-In With Justin Termine and Michael Lombardi

    The Joker’s Revenge, Brunson Runs Amok and an NFL Over/Under Check-In With Justin Termine and Michael Lombardi

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Termine to discuss Nikola Jokic's Game 5 masterpiece performance vs. the Timberwolves (2:52), the Knicks trouncing the Pacers (30:08), and Mavericks-Thunder (43:34), before talking with Michael Lombardi about the NFL schedule release, favorite win totals bets, which teams are shaping up to have a down season, and more (1:00:23).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Justin Termine and Michael Lombardi
    Producer: Kyle Crichton



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    • 2 hrs 10 min

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