Guess the Lines Week 3 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 261)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss Sunday night’s Emmys (5:00), Triple G vs. Canelo (8:00), the stout NFC South (16:00), Jay Cutler’s first win with the Dolphins (22:00), Trevor Siemian impressing in Denver (27:00), Buccaneers-Vikings (34:00), Marshal Yanda’s injury (38:00), Texans-Pats (44:00), Romo’s…
Source: Guess the Lines Week 3 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 261)

Richard Jefferson on Podcast Fame, Jason Kidd's Greatness, and Kyrie's Departure (Ep. 260)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cleveland Cavaliers forward and NBA champion Richard Jefferson to discuss training with the Walton family (8:00), Tim Duncan as a teammate (15:00), Jason Kidd’s dominance (23:00), the 2002 Eastern Conference finals (28:00), Kyrie’s scoring ability (33:00), the missed opportunities in the…
Source: Richard Jefferson on Podcast Fame, Jason Kidd's Greatness, and Kyrie's Departure (Ep. 260)

Dan Snyder, Bacon Bits, and Boston Sports With David Chang, Joe House, and Bill's Dad (Ep. 259)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by renowned restaurateur David Chang and fellow DMV native Joe House to discuss the struggles of the Washington professional football team (12:00), Dan Snyder’s dysfunctional stadium setup (18:00), the best kinds of bacon (24:00), the best salads to pair with bacon (30:00),…
Source: Dan Snyder, Bacon Bits, and Boston Sports With David Chang, Joe House, and Bill's Dad (Ep. 259)

Guess the Lines Week 2 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 258)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brings on Cousin Sal to recap all the NFL action from Week 1, including the QB panic meter (6:00), Russell Wilson’s woeful protection (14:00), Carson Wentz’s impressive debut (18:00), fantasy football standouts (24:00), and Tony Romo’s budding TV career (30:00). Then, Bill and Sal…
Source: Guess the Lines Week 2 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 258)

Friday Rollin' With Joe House and Mallory Rubin (Ep. 257)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Patriots’ deflating opening loss (6:00), Kareem Hunt’s rookie breakout (11:00), Gronk vs. Eric Berry (16:00), the downside of Tom Savage (22:00), Kyrie’s thoughts on the Celtics (31:00), and way-too-early NBA odds (36:00). Then, The Ringer’s Mallory…
Source: Friday Rollin' With Joe House and Mallory Rubin (Ep. 257)

Houston Relief, Red Sox Signs, and New Chargers Kicker Younghoe Koo (Ep. 256)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by staff writer Shea Serrano, a Houston resident, to discuss the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and his grassroots social media campaign to raise funds (7:00). Then, JackO joins to give his thoughts on the Boston Red Sox stealing signs from the Yankees…
Source: Houston Relief, Red Sox Signs, and New Chargers Kicker Younghoe Koo (Ep. 256)

Guess the Lines Week 1 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 255)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to continue the age-old tradition of guessing the NFL lines before each weekend’s slate of games. Topics include: NFL futures (6:00), Philip Rivers’s number of touchdown passes (16:00), MVP odds (21:00), odds for first coach fired (27:00), Pats-Chiefs (35:00),…
Source: Guess the Lines Week 1 With Cousin Sal (Ep. 255)

The Kyrie Trade Saga, CFB, MLB, and 'Thrones' With Kevin O'Connor and Mallory Rubin (Ep. 254)

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons gives his thoughts and theories on the bizarre Kyrie/Isaiah trade saga and why he still believes Kyrie Irving’s ceiling is underrated (5:05), then brings on The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor to discuss Friday’s press conference in Boston and the league’s reaction to the deal (26:05). Then, The…
Source: The Kyrie Trade Saga, CFB, MLB, and 'Thrones' With Kevin O'Connor and Mallory Rubin (Ep. 254)

Willie McGinest on USC Celebrity, Snoop's Days in Long Beach, and His Best Career Win (Ep. 253)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by former Patriots Super Bowl champion linebacker Willie McGinest to discuss the differences between Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick (8:00), the rudderless Patriots of the ’90s (16:00), pushing the USC Trojans to hire Pete Carroll (26:00), O.J.’s superstar status at USC (31:00),…
Source: Willie McGinest on USC Celebrity, Snoop's Days in Long Beach, and His Best Career Win (Ep. 253)

Kevin Durant IV: Ask Kevin Anything, Part 2 (Ep. 252)

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by 2017 Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the second installment of a two-part series to discuss the outlook for the NBA’s new-look teams and to continue answering listeners’ most pressing mailbag questions.
Source: Kevin Durant IV: Ask Kevin Anything, Part 2 (Ep. 252)