Ep. 69: Oscars w/ Cousin Sal, Wesley Morris & NFL Combine w/ Robert Mays

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brings on Cousin Sal to talk the Oscars, Sly Stallone’s speech and Tony Burton’s death (7:00), and land best Oscar bets (22:00). Then, Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris discusses the importance of Chris Rock’s Oscar monologue (30:00), Alicia Vikander’s ascent (38:00), Damon vs. Leo…
Source: Ep. 69: Oscars w/ Cousin Sal, Wesley Morris & NFL Combine w/ Robert Mays

Ep. 68: Andrew Bogut

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons chats with Golden State’s Andrew Bogut about GSW’s team-first mentality (8:00), tricks to setting screens (12:00), the murky future of the center position (15:00), GSW’s beautiful passing (17:00), Steph Curry’s evolution as a superstar/celebrity (24:00), Steve Kerr’s coaching style (32:30), the chase for 73…
Source: Ep. 68: Andrew Bogut

Ep. 67: NBA w/ Joe House & TV w/ Alan Sepinwall

HBO & The Ringer’s Bill Simmons rolls on another Monday with Joe House to break down Warriors-Clips Saturday night, Curry vs. CP3 (5:00), Celtics-Dubs April Fool’s edition (11:30), KJ’s Suns and Lillard’s Blazers (17:00), the bad Rockets (19:00), Wizards’ moves (24:30), and the potential dud 2016 NBA Draft (35:00). Then,…
Source: Ep. 67: NBA w/ Joe House & TV w/ Alan Sepinwall

Ep. 66: NBA Trade Deadline Winners and Losers w/ Juliet Litman and Chris Ryan

HBO’s Bill Simmons leans on Juliet and Chris for help in making sense of the NBA trade deadline. Topics include: Duke-UNC upset (5:00), the Warriors’ supremacy (7:00), the savant Sean Marks (10:30), Frank Vogel on ‘The Bachelor’ (13:30), Cleveland’s ability to be beaten (17:15), the Thunder’s formula (20:30), problems in…
Source: Ep. 66: NBA Trade Deadline Winners and Losers w/ Juliet Litman and Chris Ryan

Ep. 65: 'The Ringer' Announcement, Robert Smigel, and JackO

HBO’s Bill Simmons discusses the launch of his digital venture, ‘The Ringer’; brings on Robert Smigel to talk about his Hulu special, ‘Triumph’s Election Special 2016’ (18:00); and consoles JackO about the state of the Republican Party and the country in general (50:00).
Source: Ep. 65: 'The Ringer' Announcement, Robert Smigel, and JackO

Ep. 64: All-Star Weekend & NBA Trade Deadline w/Joe House

HBO’s Bill Simmons talks to Joe House about a great All-Star weekend/Dunk Contest, the loaded West team (11:30), best All-Star games (14:30), then how the trade deadline could affect Miami (21:15), Houston (28:30), Blake and the Clippers (39:00), Boston (49:30) and Jabari Parker (54:30). Plus, House on the Super Bowl,…
Source: Ep. 64: All-Star Weekend & NBA Trade Deadline w/Joe House

Ep. 42: 'The Watch' Re-up w/ Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

Chris & Andy talk about Kanye West and the Madison Square Garden reveal of ‘The Life of Pablo.’
Source: Ep. 42: 'The Watch' Re-up w/ Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

Ep. 63: Al Michaels

HBO’s Bill Simmons brings on Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Michaels to discuss his “rivalry” with Bob Costas, ‘Sunday Night Football’ vs. ‘Monday Night Football’ (11:00), Dick Ebersol’s role with NBC (29:00), L.A.’s new football stadium (34:00), the Olympics in L.A. (37:00), Brentwood’s most infamous moments (44:00), and a moderately…
Source: Ep. 63: Al Michaels

Ep. 62: NBA Deep Dive w/ Haralabos Voulgaris

HBO’s Bill Simmons and NBA gambler extraordinaire Haralabos Voulgaris break down the 2015-16 NBA season. Topics include: canned NBA coaches, the Spurs’ innovation (9:00), SVG’s and Brad Stevens’s stellar seasons (13:00), Suns-Lakers ’06 (25:00), Kyrie comparisons (28:00), Kevin Love’s ceiling (34:00), Kawhi vs. Durant (38:00), best shooters in NBA history…
Source: Ep. 62: NBA Deep Dive w/ Haralabos Voulgaris

Ep. 61: Super Bowl 50 Hangover Edition w/ Cousin Sal

HBO’s Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal break down all the triumphs and tribulations of SB 50 prop betting, and then discuss Denver’s all-time defense (7:00), Cam’s unraveling on the big stage (11:00), Simms and Nantz’s new show (30:00), Von Miller’s urine specialist (43:00), and whether Peyton Manning would be safe…
Source: Ep. 61: Super Bowl 50 Hangover Edition w/ Cousin Sal