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The Bill Simmons Podcast

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.

Part 2: The NBA Trade Deadline Was a Dud With Ryen Russillo

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  • 3 months ago
  • 01:17:14

In Part 2 of our NBA trade deadline special, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo as the deadline closed to discuss some of the other small moves that went down, like P.J. Washington to the Mavs and Jaden Springer to the Celtics (1:09). There's also talk of some of the teams that did nothing, like the Warriors (20:40), Lakers (26:54), and Magic (42:02). Plus, they address this deadline being a dud and how to fix it (56:10). Finally, he closes it out with Million-Dollar Picks for the Super Bowl (1:09:58). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 1: NBA Trade Deadline Reactions With Ryen Russillo

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  • 3 months ago
  • 56:53

In Part 1 of our NBA trade deadline special, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to break down the early trades of the day, including the Knicks’ added shooting making them a scarier team in the East (1:54), Gordon Hayward to OKC (22:18), Buddy Hield to the Sixers (29:35) and why the Raptors are trading like it’s a fantasy football league (44:14). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The 2024 NBA Trade Value Rankings

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  • 3 months ago
  • 01:12:11

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is prepping for the NBA trade deadline by naming his 25 honorable mentions (2:14), followed by the top 75 NBA trade-value players (11:45)! Host: Bill Simmons Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Super Bowl LVIII Props Mega-Special With Cousin Sal

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  • 520 views
  • 4 months ago
  • 01:29:52

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss their Super Bowl bet win-loss record for the 21st century (2:53) before running through their favorite prop bets for Super Bowl LVIII (19:47). Finally, they find some values in NBA awards and conference winner odds (1:04:16) before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:16:47). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Tortured Jets Fans, NFL Fixes, and Curb Your Enthusiasm’s 25-Year Run With Larry David

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  • 4 months ago
  • 01:26:54

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Larry David to discuss sports, movies, 'Seinfeld,' 25 years of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Larry David Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Lion-Sized Collapse, Mahomes Rises Again, Guess the Super Bowl Line, and NBA Award Long Shots With Cousin Sal

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  • 4 months ago
  • 01:18:03

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the 49ers coming back to beat the Lions (1:11) and the Ravens falling to the Chiefs (23:49). They then guess the line for Super Bowl LVIII (41:41), talk biggest Super Bowl story lines (49:43), discuss NBA awards odds (58:15), and more before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:06:26). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Badass Knicks, Purdy on Trial, Lamar vs. Mahomes and Million Dollar Picks With Rob Mahoney and Peter Schrager

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  • 4 months ago
  • 01:52:07

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Rob Mahoney to discuss Kings-Warriors, a Golden State check-in, and NBA All-Star ballots (2:38), before discussing some positive Knicks buzz, the Eastern Conference rounding into shape, the Suns, Clippers, and more (21:53). Next, Bill talks with Peter Schrager of NFL Network and Fox Sports about the NFL coaching carousel, and some serious coaches without jobs (45:10), before previewing Chiefs-Ravens (1:05:37) and Lions-49ers (1:21:31). Finally, Bill makes the Million-Dollar Picks for the conference championship round (1:42:08). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Rob Mahoney and Peter Schrager Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Milwaukee Blows It Up, and Miami’s Big Move With Kevin O’Connor and Joe House, Plus, a Celtics/Patriots Report With Bill’s Dad

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  • 4 months ago
  • 01:53:58

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Kevin O'Connor to discuss the Bucks firing coach Adrian Griffin just 43 games into his first season, and the Heat trading for Terry Rozier (5:16), before discussing possible trade deadline teams, including the 76ers, Knicks Clippers, Mavericks, Nets, Hawks, and more (25:30). Then, Bill’s Dad gives his Boston sports report on the state of the Celtics, the post-Belichick Patriots, and the cheapskate Red Sox (1 : 11:53). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Joe House, Kevin O'Connor, and Bill's Dad Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Wide Right (Again), Alpha Mahomes, the Lucky 49ers, Playoff Diarrhea, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

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  • 4 months ago
  • 01:21:32

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss another "holy shit" Chiefs-Bills matchup, Lions-Buccaneers, the 49ers escaping the Packers, and the Ravens' decisive win over the Texans (2:05) before they guess the lines for the conference championship games (1:00:30). They then close the show with Parent Corner (1:06:30). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Brewing Lakers Mess, Eagles Flying Low, Belichick’s Last Game, and Million-Dollar Picks for Week 18 With Howard Beck and Sheil Kapadia

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  • 5 months ago
  • 02:00:01

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Howard Beck to discuss what is wrong with the Lakers after Shams Charania's report of internal struggles. They debate how to fix the Lakers' season (1:35) before kicking around some fake LeBron James trades (25:38). Then Bill talks with Sheil Kapadia about the uninspiring Eagles, the Chiefs' grim playoff outlook, and the sleeper Browns (51:18) before looking at their favorite games for a funky Week 18 (1:12:09). Finally Bill makes his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 18 (1:51:52). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Howard Beck and Sheil Kapadia Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

January’s NBA League Pass Rankings With Zach Lowe

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:43:11

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe for an early 2024 NBA League Pass Rankings. They draft their top 14 fun teams to watch based on an aggregation of factors, like style of play, exciting players, announcers, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Zach Lowe Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Big Playoff Sleeper, Bright Future Bears, Bring Back Belichick, Plus Week 18 Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:41:38

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the biggest topics from NFL Week 17, including the powerful 1-seeds, the Bills and Dolphins battling for the 2-seed in the AFC, Chiefs-Bengals, Eagles-Cardinals, Bills-Patriots, an unsettling Cowboys win vs. the Lions, Steelers-Seahawks, Justin Fields seemingly securing his job in Chicago, the messy NFC South, and more (1:51). Then they guess the lines for Week 18 (1:02:24), before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:29:53). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Mega-NBA Power Poll, Advice for KD, Cuban’s Curious Sale and Million Dollar Picks Week 17 With Warren Sharp and Joe House

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  • 330 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 02:11:13

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares his end of 2023 NBA Power Poll in which he ranks all 30 NBA teams (1:06). Then he is joined by Joe House and Warren Sharp to run through their favorite Week 17 games to bet on (58:35), before Bill makes the Million Dollar Picks for NFL Week 17 (2:07:24). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Joe House and Warren Sharp Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Purdy’s X-Mas Flop, Lamar In Charge, Chiefs In Trouble and Week 17 Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:27:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Ravens' decisive win vs. the 49ers (2:09), the Raiders upsetting the Chiefs, Eagles-Giants, Joe Flacco's resurrection/Browns-Texans, and Panthers-Packers (18:22), before talking Broncos-Patriots, Vikings-Lions, Chargers-Bills, and Bengals-Steelers (51:36). Next they guess the lines for NFL Week 17 (0:00), before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:13:05) Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Pistons Abyss, Scorching Purdy Takes, Must-See Holiday Movies, Ravens-Niners, and Million-Dollar Picks With Justin Termine, Kevin Wildes, and Sean Fennessey

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  • 5 months ago
  • 02:35:06

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Termine of SiriusXM to discuss the Pistons' 25-game losing streak, how it got this bad, and where they can go from here (2:30). They also discuss Ja Morant's return, revisit the Rudy Gobert trade for the first-place Timberwolves, check in on the Celtics, talk about Suns concerns, and more (26:40). Then Bill talks with Kevin Wildes about the MVP of NFL TV show arguments before running through their favorite NFL Week 16 games and some Half-Baked Ideas (56:37). Next Bill makes his Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 16 (1:50:45). Finally Bill is joined by Sean Fennessey to discuss his five must-see new films (1:56:03). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Justin Termine, Kevin Wildes, and Sean Fennessey Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mitchell’s Next Team and a Fake NBA Trade Extravaganza With Ryen Russillo

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:42:28

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo for a classic fake NBA trades podcast. First they gush about the Timberwolves and wonder whether the Clippers are for real (1:14), before they discuss possible trade candidates, including Donovan Mitchell, Dejounte Murray, O.G. Anunoby, Zach LaVine, Draymond Green, and many more (15:04)! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Dallas Downer, Buffalo’s Revival, Pats Sabotage Ideas, and a Lamar/SGA MVP Ticket With Cousin Sal

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:43:12

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys' discouraging loss to the Bills, and Jaguars-Ravens (1:39), before talking Bears-Browns, Vikings-Bengals, Packers-Buccaneers, Patriots-Chiefs, a messy Panthers win over the Falcons, Steelers-Colts, the end of the Giants and Jets' playoff hopes, and Commanders-Rams (20:27). Then, they guess the lines for NFL Week 16 and say farewell to Chargers HC Brandon Staley (48:40), before closing the show with Parent Corner (1:27:14). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Are the Warriors Done? Plus, Taylor and Travis, Belichick’s Future, ‘American Fiction,’ an 'Entourage' Reboot, and Week 15 Picks With Nora Princiotti and Cord Jefferson

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  • 5 months ago
  • 02:27:58

The Ringer's Bill Simmons wonders, "Is Golden State dead?" after watching the Warriors fall to the Clippers live at Crypto.com Arena (2:07). Then, Bill is joined by Nora Princiotti for a Travis Kelce-Taylor Swift check-in and a Bill Belichick hot-seat temperature check (28:25), before running through their favorite NFL Week 15 games (57:47). Next, Bill makes the Million-Dollar Picks for NFL Week 15 (1:23:02). Finally, Bill is joined by writer/director Cord Jefferson to talk about his directorial debut film, 'American Fiction', the state of TV and film, as well as an incredible pitch to bring back HBO's 'Entourage', and more (1:28:50). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Nora Princiotti and Cord Jefferson Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming, please checkout theringer.com/RG to find out more or listen to the end of the episode for additional details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

"Do You Believe … ?” NBA Edition With Doc Rivers

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:28:59

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Doc Rivers to discuss highlights from the NBA in-season tournament (3:46), before Bill asks "What's wrong?" with the Pistons, Warriors, Cavaliers, Hawks, Raptors, and Suns (25:37), then asks "Do you believe?" in the Bucks, Timberwolves, Pelicans, Thunder, and Clippers. This is then followed by story time and more (54:30). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Doc Rivers Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Dak Vs. Purdy for MVP, a BS Perfect Game, Fake Herbert Trades, Unruly Sons, and Guess the Lines With Cousin Sal

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  • 5 months ago
  • 01:35:14

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys handily beating the Eagles, Lions-Bears, the Chiefs falling to the Bills, Rams-Ravens, Buccaneers-Falcons, another disappointing Chargers loss, Colts-Bengals, and Browns-Jaguars (1:24) before guessing the lines for NFL Week 15 (55:45) and closing the show with Parent Corner (1:22:20). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Cousin Sal Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices