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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 • 26.3K 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.

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

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

    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 goal in the Ravens’ narrow win against the Lions, Patriots-Saints, Dolphins-Raiders, and more (2:20). Then they Guess the Lines for NFL Week 4 (50:30) before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:27:40).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Cousin Sal
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    Chiefs Doubts, Brady in L.A., Million-Dollar Picks, and Sox-Yanks With Peter Schrager and Bill’s Dad

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

    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 Million-Dollar Picks for Week 3 (3:22). Then Bill talks with his dad about Boston sports, the Ryder Cup, and more (1:08:30).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Peter Schrager and Bill's Dad
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 43 min
    A Zach Lowe–Jackie MacMullan Reunion on West Sleepers, Toughest Coaching Gigs, and Ben Simmons Options

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

    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 the East finally stronger than the West?" (29:55), an update on the Ben Simmons–76ers saga (49:00), NBA rule changes (1:05:05), and more.


    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Zach Lowe and Jackie MacMullan
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Lamar Jacks the Chiefs, the Kliff-Kyler Roller Coaster, and Guess the Lines Week 3 With Cousin Sal

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

    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 crushing Vikings loss, a tough day for rookie QB Zach Wilson against the Patriots, plus Buccaneers-Falcons, Steelers-Raiders, Rams-Colts, and more (2:50). Then they Guess the Lines for NFL Week 3 (52:30) before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:16:15).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Cousin Sal
    Producer: Kyle Crichton
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
26.3K Ratings

26.3K Ratings

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Good job by you. Great Pod w Jackie and Zach.

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Let’s Go

I’ve started a drinking game that hits everytime Schrager says “let’s go!!”.

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