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The Ryen Russillo Podcast

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Is Ben Simmons Any Closer to Leaving Philly? Plus Aqib Talib on His Career and Calling Games

Ryen also kicks around some ideas with Ceruti and scouts some wild takes for the upcoming Take Stock game

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Lamar Finally Beats Mahomes, Plus the Good, the Bad, and the Maybe From NFL Week 2 With Jonathan Vilma

Ryen also shares some thoughts from the weekend in college football

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Danny Kanell on Ohio State, the USC job and a Wild CFB Idea, Plus Should We Be Nicer?

Ryen and Danny also discuss the early impact of NIL, GOAT of the week, and more

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Scott Van Pelt on College Football, Life, and Norm Macdonald, Plus Going Abroad With Kevin Clark

And finally, Ryen closes it out the show with some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Trent Dilfer on Rodgers, Hope for Winston, and More From NFL Week 1, Plus CFB Observations

Ryen opens with his takeaways from Week 1 in the NFL before chatting with Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer and answering listener-submitted questions

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Bucs-Cowboys, NFL Kickoff, and Going Abroad With Kevin Clark

Russillo and Kevin Clark preview the NFL season before they bring back Going Abroad, America’s favorite F1-based segment

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Return of the NFL QB Stock Game! Plus, Playing Hockey for the Mob With Brad Wingfield.

Russillo assigns "share values" to NFL starting QBs before he, Ceruti, and Kyle build their portfolios for the upcoming season

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NFL Is Back! Plus College Football Early Impressions With Scott Hanson and Brad Edwards

Russillo starts by sharing his thoughts from the first weekend of college football, including Alabama-Miami, Penn State-Wisconsin, Ohio State-Minnesota, LSU-UCLA, and more

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Can Ben Simmons Be Saved From Philly? With Bill Simmons, Plus Booger McFarland Talks CFB Week 1

Plus, Booger tells some stories from his LSU days

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Pats Cut Cam Newton, Plus CFB Over/Unders With Stanford Steve

Russillo shares his thoughts on the biggest headline from NFL roster cuts before talking with ESPN’s Stanford Steve about which teams to look out for during the college football season

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CFB Preview and the Alliance With Bruce Feldman

Plus, NFL QBs as NBA players, Ryen’s trip abroad, and Life Advice

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Muhammad Ali Special, Part 2: With Sugar Ray Leonard and Bob Arum

Russillo is joined by Leonard to discuss working with Muhammad Ali’s trainer, "The Super Fight" between Leonard and Marvin Hagler, and more. Plus, Bob Arum on the fallout of Ali’s refusal to fight in the Vietnam War.

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College Recruiting Stories With Rasheed Wallace, Robert Horry, and Amar’e Stoudemire

Plus, Matt Taibbi on ‘Hate Inc.,’ and more recruiting stories from James Posey, Jermaine O’Neal, and Jarrett Jack

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Muhammad Ali Special Part 1, With Sugar Ray Leonard and Jonathan Eig

In Part 1 of a two-part series, Ryen Russillo is joined by author-journalist Jonathan Eig and Sugar Ray Leonard to discuss the legendary Ali

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Stories From the 1969 Finals With Leigh Montville. Plus, ‘Astoria’ and the First American Settlement in the Pacific Northwest With Peter Stark.

Ryen continues author week on the show by chatting with legendary sportswriter and author Leigh Montville as well as historian and adventure writer Peter Stark

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Malcolm Gladwell on His New Book, ‘The Bomber Mafia’

Russillo and Malcolm talk about the U.S. Air Force and its role in World War II, the Air Force’s early technical difficulties, the development of napalm, and more

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Best and Worst Signings of NBA Free Agency, Plus Jermaine O’Neal on Untold Stories From the Malice at the Palace

Russillo also reacts to some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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NFL Quarterback Tiers With Mike Sando, Plus Why We Overhype NBA Draft Picks and Cap Space

Ryen and Mike discuss Tom Brady, Tua Tagovailoa, and Lamar Jackson before Ryen answers Life Advice questions

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NBA Draft Round 1 Preview With Sam Vecenie

Plus, looming CFB conference realignment, Live Advice questions, and more

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Top NBA Offseason Stories and Rumors, Plus NBA Champion Bobby Portis

Russillo talks to Bobby about the title celebration, the Finals series, Bobby’s NBA journey, what’s next, and more

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Post-Title Media Lunacy, Plus: Dan Patrick

Russillo shares his thoughts on the sports media frenzy of overreactions and hyperbole following a championship, before talking with sports media legend Dan Patrick

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Five Big Finals Stats, David Bakhtiari on Aaron Rodgers, and More

Plus: Going abroad With Big Cat and Kevin Clark

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Chris Paul Game 4 Theories, Plus Anthony Slater on the Finals and Warriors Trade Ideas

Jordan Ritter Conn also joins the show to discuss his excellent new narrative podcast, ‘What If? The Len Bias Story’

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Conor’s Last Stand? Plus: ‘Mare of Easttown’ Creator Brad Ingelsby

Plus, Ryen and Ceruti discuss Italy’s Euro Final win over England before Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Do the Suns Have a Weakness? Plus, All-Time Point Guards With Wosny Lambre, and Joel McHale

Russillo also discusses where Chris Paul ranks among the all-time point guards with Wos before Joel talks about his acting career, playing college football, and more

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How NIL Is Working One Week in, and Why You Have a Problem With It

Russillo chats with SI’s Ross Dellenger, Mackenzie Landry of Matchpoint Connection, and Brandon Landry, the founder and CEO of Walk-Ons, to talk all things NIL

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A Love Letter to Chris Paul, Plus Chad Ford on His Latest NBA Mock Draft

Russillo also talks to Chad about presumptive no. 1 pick Cade Cunningham, and why evaluators miss on prospects like Darko Milicic

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Failure to Flowers: The Paul George Timeline, Plus Amar’e Stoudemire and “Going Abroad” With Kevin Clark

Discussing the roller coaster of opinions on Paul George, Amar’e Stoudemire’s first season coaching with the Nets, and more before Kevin Clark stops by to talk F1 and the Euros

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Ben Simmons Landing Spots and Post-Lottery Talk With Kevin O’Connor, Plus Fitness Life Advice With Jeremy Scott

Plus, Russillo breaks down Trae Young’s performance in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals

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Hot Take Stock Market. Plus, F1 Pit Strategy With Kevin Clark and Bonus Life Advice.

Ryen and Kevin also discuss a little international soccer and the upcoming NBA draft lottery

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WTF Sixers? Trae Young Is the Toughest Player on the Floor. Plus: Jarrett Jack and Luke Wilson.

Russillo shares his thoughts on the Hawks’ Game 5 comeback win over the 76ers, then talks to Jarrett Jack about his career and Luke Wilson about his new sports movie, ‘12 Mighty Orphans’

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Hope for Nearly Every NBA Team Left

Plus, Danny Kanell on the pros and cons of CFB Playoff expansion