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The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Ringer & Bill Simmons

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The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Ringer & Bill Simmons

2.8K
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54.3K
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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.

Latest Episodes

Brady’s Troubles + Herbert’s Ascent With Tony Romo. Plus the John Belushi doc With Jim Miller.

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Tony Romo to discuss his post-NFL career,Tom Brady in Tampa Bay, how limited fan attendance can work to a defense’s advantage, Tua Tagovailoa, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Patrick Mahomes, Super Bowl sleepers, Golf, and more (2:00). Then Bill gives out his Million Dollar NFL Picks (56:00); Before talking with author James Andrew Miller about the Showtime documentary ’Belushi’, the copious amount of never before seen photos, letters, and videos, John Belushi’s impact on SNL, and more (1:05:00).

106 min3 d ago
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Brady’s Troubles + Herbert’s Ascent With Tony Romo. Plus the John Belushi doc With Jim Miller.

Did the Lakers Scare Everyone Away? Was Detroit Drunk? Plus, More NBA Questions With Jackie MacMullan

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined byJackie MacMullan to discuss a whirlwind ofNBA free-agency moves and trades as they look ahead to the rapidlyapproaching NBA season (3:00). Then Bill gives out his Million-Dollar NFL Picks for the Thanksgiving games (1:30:00).

100 min5 d ago
Comments
Did the Lakers Scare Everyone Away? Was Detroit Drunk? Plus, More NBA Questions With Jackie MacMullan

Hayward Flees Boston, MVP Mahomes, the NFC Least and #FreeHerbert With Cousin Sal

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Gordon Hayward turning down his $34 million player option to become a freeagent, ultimately ending up on the Charlotte Hornets (2:00). Then Bill is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Chiefs' comeback win over the Raiders and Patrick Mahomes’s ironclad case for MVP. They also cover the Dolphins’ flop against the Broncos, Joe Burrow’s season-ending injury, an ugly Browns win over the Eagles, plus Packers-Colts, Saints-Falcons, Vikings-Cowboys, the competitive AFC, the ridiculous NFC East, and more (17:00). They then Guess the NFL Lines for Week 12 (1:05), which is followed by Parent Corner (1:31:00).

103 min6 d ago
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Hayward Flees Boston, MVP Mahomes, the NFC Least and #FreeHerbert With Cousin Sal

The Unlucky Warriors, Harden’s Next Move and the Semi-Resurgent Pats With Kevin O’Connor and Nora Princiotti

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss Klay Thompson's season-ending injury, an open NBA investigation involving the Bucks-Kings trade, Gordon Hayward opting out of his contract with the Celtics, post–NBA draft thoughts, Harden trade rumors, and more. (2:00). Then Bill talks with Nora Princiotti about salvaging this Patriots season, Tua Tagovailoa, the superb coaching of Miami head coach Brian Flores, Coach of the Year candidates, and more (56:00) before Bill gives out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 11 (1:15:00).

126 min1 w ago
Comments
The Unlucky Warriors, Harden’s Next Move and the Semi-Resurgent Pats With Kevin O’Connor and Nora Princiotti

The Harden Dilemma 2.0, Milwaukee’s Big Move, and CP3 to Phoenix With Raja Bell and Ryen Russillo

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Raja Bell to discuss James Harden’s desire to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets (2:00). Then, Bill and Ryen talk about the Bucks acquiring Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic, the Suns trading for Chris Paul, the Warriors' path to continued success, Boston's Gordon Hayward dilemma, and more (30:00).

80 min1 w ago
Comments
The Harden Dilemma 2.0, Milwaukee’s Big Move, and CP3 to Phoenix With Raja Bell and Ryen Russillo

Hail Murray, Harden to Brooklyn (?), Heart Attack QBs, and the Zombie Pats With Cousin Sal

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to briefly discuss rumors of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets before talking about the Patriots' win over the Ravens during a downpour in Foxborough. They also discuss the Browns win vs. the Texans and the return of Nick Chubb; the Cardinals' Hail Mary win over the Bills and Kyler Murray’s case for MVP; as well as Dolphins-Chargers, Rams-Seahawks, and more (3:00). They end with Guess the Lines for NFL Week 11 (50:00) and Parent Corner (1:29:00).

98 min1 w ago
Comments
Hail Murray, Harden to Brooklyn (?), Heart Attack QBs, and the Zombie Pats With Cousin Sal

Westbrook Trades, NFL Playoff Futures and RIP Alex Trebek With Kevin Clark and Claire McNear

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his NBA predictions (3:00). Then he is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the NFC and NFL playoff odds before giving out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 10 (26:00). Finally Bill talks with Claire McNear about the recent death of legendary 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek, her new book, 'Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy!,' researching for the book, and more (1:32:00).

117 min2 w ago
Comments
Westbrook Trades, NFL Playoff Futures and RIP Alex Trebek With Kevin Clark and Claire McNear

Tommy Heinsohn Memories and Fantasy Football Half-Season MVPs with Bill’s Dad and Matthew Berry

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his dad to remember the late Tommy Heinsohn (3:00) before he is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry to take a look at the fantasy football season including boom and busts, fantasy MVP candidates, fantasy playoff waiver pickups, and more (38:00).

113 min2 w ago
Comments
Tommy Heinsohn Memories and Fantasy Football Half-Season MVPs with Bill’s Dad and Matthew Berry

Tua!!! Plus: Tampa’s No-Show, the Weirdo NFC + 2020 Election Bad Beats With Cousin Sal and Joe House

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss NFL Week 9, including an electrifying battle between Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray in the Dolphins' win over the Cardinals, Colts-Ravens, the Buccaneers getting steamrolled by the Saints, another gritty Chargers loss against the Raiders, Panthers-Chiefs, and more (3:00). Then Bill and Sal guess the NFL lines for Week 10 (44:00), which is followed by Parent Corner (1:17:00). Then House rejoins the group to discuss the gambling odds for the 2020 presidential election (1:29:00).

103 min2 w ago
Comments
Tua!!! Plus: Tampa’s No-Show, the Weirdo NFC + 2020 Election Bad Beats With Cousin Sal and Joe House

Burrow vs. Herbert, Ravens Concerns, Seattle’s Ceiling, and Trump’s Big Meltdown With Mina Kimes and JackO

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Mina Kimes to discuss rookie QBs Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, and Tua Tagovailoa; run through Bill's NFL QB tiers; and make some Million-Dollar NFL Picks (2:30) before talking with JackO about the 2020 presidential election and the turbulent vote-counting process following Election Day (1:03:00).

109 min3 w ago
Comments
Burrow vs. Herbert, Ravens Concerns, Seattle’s Ceiling, and Trump’s Big Meltdown With Mina Kimes and JackO

Latest Episodes

Brady’s Troubles + Herbert’s Ascent With Tony Romo. Plus the John Belushi doc With Jim Miller.

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Tony Romo to discuss his post-NFL career,Tom Brady in Tampa Bay, how limited fan attendance can work to a defense’s advantage, Tua Tagovailoa, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Patrick Mahomes, Super Bowl sleepers, Golf, and more (2:00). Then Bill gives out his Million Dollar NFL Picks (56:00); Before talking with author James Andrew Miller about the Showtime documentary ’Belushi’, the copious amount of never before seen photos, letters, and videos, John Belushi’s impact on SNL, and more (1:05:00).

106 min3 d ago
Comments
Brady’s Troubles + Herbert’s Ascent With Tony Romo. Plus the John Belushi doc With Jim Miller.

Did the Lakers Scare Everyone Away? Was Detroit Drunk? Plus, More NBA Questions With Jackie MacMullan

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined byJackie MacMullan to discuss a whirlwind ofNBA free-agency moves and trades as they look ahead to the rapidlyapproaching NBA season (3:00). Then Bill gives out his Million-Dollar NFL Picks for the Thanksgiving games (1:30:00).

100 min5 d ago
Comments
Did the Lakers Scare Everyone Away? Was Detroit Drunk? Plus, More NBA Questions With Jackie MacMullan

Hayward Flees Boston, MVP Mahomes, the NFC Least and #FreeHerbert With Cousin Sal

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Gordon Hayward turning down his $34 million player option to become a freeagent, ultimately ending up on the Charlotte Hornets (2:00). Then Bill is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Chiefs' comeback win over the Raiders and Patrick Mahomes’s ironclad case for MVP. They also cover the Dolphins’ flop against the Broncos, Joe Burrow’s season-ending injury, an ugly Browns win over the Eagles, plus Packers-Colts, Saints-Falcons, Vikings-Cowboys, the competitive AFC, the ridiculous NFC East, and more (17:00). They then Guess the NFL Lines for Week 12 (1:05), which is followed by Parent Corner (1:31:00).

103 min6 d ago
Comments
Hayward Flees Boston, MVP Mahomes, the NFC Least and #FreeHerbert With Cousin Sal

The Unlucky Warriors, Harden’s Next Move and the Semi-Resurgent Pats With Kevin O’Connor and Nora Princiotti

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss Klay Thompson's season-ending injury, an open NBA investigation involving the Bucks-Kings trade, Gordon Hayward opting out of his contract with the Celtics, post–NBA draft thoughts, Harden trade rumors, and more. (2:00). Then Bill talks with Nora Princiotti about salvaging this Patriots season, Tua Tagovailoa, the superb coaching of Miami head coach Brian Flores, Coach of the Year candidates, and more (56:00) before Bill gives out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 11 (1:15:00).

126 min1 w ago
Comments
The Unlucky Warriors, Harden’s Next Move and the Semi-Resurgent Pats With Kevin O’Connor and Nora Princiotti

The Harden Dilemma 2.0, Milwaukee’s Big Move, and CP3 to Phoenix With Raja Bell and Ryen Russillo

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Raja Bell to discuss James Harden’s desire to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets (2:00). Then, Bill and Ryen talk about the Bucks acquiring Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic, the Suns trading for Chris Paul, the Warriors' path to continued success, Boston's Gordon Hayward dilemma, and more (30:00).

80 min1 w ago
Comments
The Harden Dilemma 2.0, Milwaukee’s Big Move, and CP3 to Phoenix With Raja Bell and Ryen Russillo

Hail Murray, Harden to Brooklyn (?), Heart Attack QBs, and the Zombie Pats With Cousin Sal

EThe Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to briefly discuss rumors of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets before talking about the Patriots' win over the Ravens during a downpour in Foxborough. They also discuss the Browns win vs. the Texans and the return of Nick Chubb; the Cardinals' Hail Mary win over the Bills and Kyler Murray’s case for MVP; as well as Dolphins-Chargers, Rams-Seahawks, and more (3:00). They end with Guess the Lines for NFL Week 11 (50:00) and Parent Corner (1:29:00).

98 min1 w ago
Comments
Hail Murray, Harden to Brooklyn (?), Heart Attack QBs, and the Zombie Pats With Cousin Sal

Westbrook Trades, NFL Playoff Futures and RIP Alex Trebek With Kevin Clark and Claire McNear

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his NBA predictions (3:00). Then he is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the NFC and NFL playoff odds before giving out his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 10 (26:00). Finally Bill talks with Claire McNear about the recent death of legendary 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek, her new book, 'Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy!,' researching for the book, and more (1:32:00).

117 min2 w ago
Comments
Westbrook Trades, NFL Playoff Futures and RIP Alex Trebek With Kevin Clark and Claire McNear

Tommy Heinsohn Memories and Fantasy Football Half-Season MVPs with Bill’s Dad and Matthew Berry

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his dad to remember the late Tommy Heinsohn (3:00) before he is joined by ESPN's Matthew Berry to take a look at the fantasy football season including boom and busts, fantasy MVP candidates, fantasy playoff waiver pickups, and more (38:00).

113 min2 w ago
Comments
Tommy Heinsohn Memories and Fantasy Football Half-Season MVPs with Bill’s Dad and Matthew Berry

Tua!!! Plus: Tampa’s No-Show, the Weirdo NFC + 2020 Election Bad Beats With Cousin Sal and Joe House

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss NFL Week 9, including an electrifying battle between Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray in the Dolphins' win over the Cardinals, Colts-Ravens, the Buccaneers getting steamrolled by the Saints, another gritty Chargers loss against the Raiders, Panthers-Chiefs, and more (3:00). Then Bill and Sal guess the NFL lines for Week 10 (44:00), which is followed by Parent Corner (1:17:00). Then House rejoins the group to discuss the gambling odds for the 2020 presidential election (1:29:00).

103 min2 w ago
Comments
Tua!!! Plus: Tampa’s No-Show, the Weirdo NFC + 2020 Election Bad Beats With Cousin Sal and Joe House

Burrow vs. Herbert, Ravens Concerns, Seattle’s Ceiling, and Trump’s Big Meltdown With Mina Kimes and JackO

EThe Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN's Mina Kimes to discuss rookie QBs Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, and Tua Tagovailoa; run through Bill's NFL QB tiers; and make some Million-Dollar NFL Picks (2:30) before talking with JackO about the 2020 presidential election and the turbulent vote-counting process following Election Day (1:03:00).

109 min3 w ago
Comments
Burrow vs. Herbert, Ravens Concerns, Seattle’s Ceiling, and Trump’s Big Meltdown With Mina Kimes and JackO
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