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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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    • 5.0 • 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.

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

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

    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 Schrager to help make his Million-Dollar Picks for Week 2 (27:39) before Craig Horlbeck joins to talk about the must-add fantasy football players after Week 1 as well as their favorite QBs moving forward (84:14).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Bryan Curtis, Peter Schrager, and Craig Horlbeck
    Producer: Craig Horlbeck
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    RIP, Norm Macdonald. Plus, the McCourty Twins and Bill’s Favorite Actor, Jon Bernthal

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

    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 in Foxborough, Mac Jones’s NFL debut, playing for coaches Bill Belichick and Brian Flores, the best QBs they’ve been on the field with, the hardest WRs to cover, their charity work in the fight against sickle-cell anemia, and more (35:00). Finally, Bill talks with actor Jon Bernthal about his beginnings on ‘The Walking Dead,’ preparing for ‘The Punisher,’ working with A-list stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and the Rock, as well as some of his current projects like ‘The Many Saints of Newark’, ‘Small Engine Repair’, ‘The Premise’, and more. They also have a lengthy discussion about their favorite sports movies (1:06:00).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Jon Bernthal, Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty, and Daniel Kellison
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 55 min
    Stinky Rodgers, Week 1 Overreactions, Guess the Lines, and Parent Corner With Cousin Sal and Jimmy Kimmel

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

    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 Jaguars, the Falcons’ flop against the Eagles, and more (2:05). Then Bill and Sal Guess the Lines for NFL Week 2 (37:50). Finally, Jimmy Kimmel joins to discuss a new ESPN documentary he and Sal have been working on about the 1986 Mets season titled ‘Once Upon a Time in Queens’ before they close the show with Parent Corner (1:05:30).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Cousin Sal and Jimmy Kimmel
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    A Bucs-Cowboys Classic! Plus: Million-Dollar Picks and a Shocking Super Bowl Prediction With Peter Schrager

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

    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 bets (18:48). Bill closes the show with his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 1 (46:07).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Peter Schrager
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    A 76ers Soap Opera, RIP Michael K. Williams, and Kanye’s Latest With Wosny Lambre, Joe House, and Van Lathan

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

    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 actor Michael K. Williams, discuss Kanye West’s much-anticipated album ‘Donda,’ talk a bit about the New Orleans Saints with Jameis Winston at the helm, and more (42:30).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Van Lathan, Joe House, and Wosny Lambre
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Part 1: AFC/NFC Over/Unders With Cousin Sal

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

    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: Cousin Sal
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 2 min

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