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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.

The Bill Simmons Podcast The Ringer

    • Sports
    • 4.4 • 27.2K 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.

    Burning NBA Questions With Zach Lowe

    Burning NBA Questions With Zach Lowe

    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 season? Will the Nets be good? Could the Nuggets be a 1-seed? And more!

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Zach Lowe
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Flying Eagles, the Tua Debacle, Zappe vs. Rodgers, and Rooting Against Judge with Cousin Sal

    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, Saints-Vikings, Ravens-Bills, Chiefs-Buccaneers, the Packers' overtime win vs. the Patriots, and more (2:35). Then, they guess the lines for Week 5 (52:29), before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:27:43).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Cousin Sal
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    NBA Bullsh*t Week, Million-Dollar Picks, and Judd Apatow | With Joe House and Benjamin Solak

    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, favorite underdogs (28:39), and more, followed by Bill's Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 4 (1:13:31). Finally Bill talks with Judd Apatow about his daughter's role in HBO's 'Euphoria,' the comedy film run of the 2000s, some of their favorite documentaries, Judd's new film 'Bros,' and more (1:17:38).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Joe House, Benjamin Solak, and Judd Apatow
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 2 hr 15 min
    How Does LeBron’s Career Play Out? With Brian Windhorst, Plus Teen Patrol (Fall Edition) With Zoe Simmons

    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 Anthony Davis, midseason trades, NBA expansion, and more (2:13)! Then, Bill talks with his daughter Zoe about changing her social media habits, the senior year of high school, Netflix's 'Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,' and other teen culture observations (1:21:26).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Brian Windhorst and Zoe Simmons
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 59 min
    Bill’s Birthday Beatdown, Jacksonville’s Rise, Chiefs' Concerns, and Week 4 Lines With Cousin Sal

    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-Vikings, Raiders-Titans, Saints-Panthers, Patriots-Ravens, Buccaneers-Packers, and more (18:09). Then, they guess the lines for Week 4 in the NFL (38:55), followed by Parent Corner (01:09:18).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Cousin Sal
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    A Celtics Scandal, the Suns Sale, the Sleeper Niners, and Week 3 Million-Dollar Picks With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

    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 NFL Network’s Peter Schrager to discuss the positive feelings surrounding New York football, the 49ers' future with Jimmy Garoppolo at QB, the wild-card Cardinals, and more (28:00), before discussing where certain NFL teams fall on the Panic Meter for Week 3, including the Broncos, Steelers, Bengals, Titans, Colts, Buccaneers, Vikings, and more (46:32). Next, Bill is joined by The Ringer’s Benjamin Solak to discuss some matchups and kick around some bets for Week 3, including Ravens-Patriots, Bills-Dolphins, Chiefs-Colts, Raiders-Titans, Jaguars-Chargers, and more (1:12:57). Finally, Bill makes the Million-Dollar Picks for Week 3 (1:38:38).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
27.2K Ratings

27.2K Ratings

GEHA Field at Arrowhead ,

enjoyable

decent podcast, not as good as it used to be

thx1175 ,

These are old rich men. They’re kind of funny but they are truly awful gamblers.

Old

kellerjustin ,

Shakeys bowl

I noticed your Shakeys pizza now all boarded up and freshly painted jet black.

Nice pick for a spot to perform Bill’s exorcism.
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