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The Bill Simmons Podcast

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A Championship Weekend Mega-Preview, Plus a Boston Sports Check-in | With Peter Schrager, Benjamin Solak, and Bill’s Dad

Later, Bill talks with his dad about the ‘Boston Herald’ article detailing the Patriots’ dysfunctional 2022-23 season, the bleak outlook for the Red Sox, the surging Bruins, and more

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The Still-Young Grizzlies, Best NBA Futures Bets, and 2023’s Oscar Noms

Bill discusses Memphis’s three-game losing streak and whether they should pick up a veteran before the trade deadline

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A Cowboys Collapse, Burrow’s Big Day, Buffalo’s Big Mistake, and a Baby Doll Cameo With Cousin Sal

Bill recaps the weekend’s divisional-round playoff games

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Round 2 NFL Playoffs Preview With Peter Schrager and Benjamin Solak

Plus, Bill’s Million-Dollar Picks for the NFL divisional playoff round

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NBA No-Man’s-Land, Brady’s Bleak Future, and a Sit-Down With WWE CEO Nick Khan | With Justin Termine, Nora Princiotti, and Steven Ruiz

Bill and Justin also talk about the Clippers roster not meshing, the Trail Blazers possibly being better off trading Damian Lillard, and a bright future for the Thunder

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Here Come the Giants, There Go the Chargers, and Wild-Card Winners

Plus, guessing divisional round lines with Cousin Sal and highlights from the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ 20th anniversary party

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The Round 1 Mega-Playoff Preview (and UFC/WWE talk) With Ariel Helwani, Ben Solak, Raheem Palmer, and Danny Heifetz

Bill makes predictions for this weekend’s wild-card round games

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NBA All-Star Arguments: The East With Zach Lowe

Bill and Zach debate who will fill all 12 spot’s on the Eastern Conference All-Star team

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Bye-Bye Rodgers, Tua and Lamar in Limbo, Dak vs. Brady, a Title Sleeper, and Playoff Lines With Cousin Sal

Plus, Bill and Cousin Sal discuss the Texans losing the no. 1 pick in the 2023 draft and potential playoffs story lines

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The Curious Clippers and More NBA Head-Scratchers With Rob Mahoney

Plus, a complicated Week 18 in the NFL with Peter Schrager

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Greatest Knicks What-Ifs and a January NBA Power Poll Deep Dive

Plus, Bill discusses Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point game

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The Long-Shot Packers, Stubborn Bucs, No-Quit Pats, and More Improbable Week 18 Playoff Scenarios With Cousin Sal

Plus, Bill and Sal hit on some other non-NFL topics before closing the show with Parent Corner

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NBA Ringz Culture, Wobbling for Wemby Trade Teams, and Week 17 Million-Dollar Picks With Van Lathan, Wosny Lambre, and Peter Schrager

Bill discusses Nikola Jokic hype and which NBA teams should tank for Victor Wembanyama

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Luka and Jokic Chase History, the All-Time Fun NBA Team, and NFL Burning Questions With J. Kyle Mann and Benjamin Solak

Bill and Kyle also talk about Nikola Jokic’s dazzling offensive impact

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Teetering Tua, Delightful Danny Dimes, Zombie Brady, Washed Russ, and a Confusing Week 17 Ahead With Cousin Sal

Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal discuss which teams belong in their "Super Bowl circles" before discussing some of the games from the past weekend

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Dolphins’ Sleeper Potential, New York Rivalries, Sunday Ticket’s Future, and Red-Hot Million-Dollar Picks

Bill Simmons, John Jastremski, and Peter Schrager talk possible NFL sleeper teams, favorite underdogs, and more

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A Suns Sale, Pivot Trade NBA Teams, and the Future of Belichick and Kraft

Bill discusses the New England Patriots’ down year and the news that the Phoenix Suns are finalizing a sale

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An All-Time-Dumb Pats Loss, Dallas Stumbles, and Detroit’s Thriving

Plus, more NFL weirdness and another edition of Parent Corner with Cousin Sal

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Best QB Arguments, Million-Dollar Picks, and Malik Monk

Bill discusses this season’s performances by Tua Tagovailoa, Joe Burrow, and Jalen Hurts before chatting with the Sacramento Kings shooting guard

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The 2023 NBA Trade Value List (Pencil, Not Ink) With Joe House

Bill shares his top 70 trade value players

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Herbert’s Back, Tampa’s Dead, Carolina’s Alive, and Hurts Is the MVP

Plus, guessing Week 15 lines with Cousin Sal and another edition of Parent Corner

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Utah’s Good, the 49ers Aren’t Dead, Nobody Believes in Minnesota, and More—With Michael Pina, Peter Schrager, and Benjamin Solak

Bill is first joined by Michael Pina to talk the Jazz’s winning streak, then by Peter Schrager to talk the 49ers, and finally by Benjamin Solak to talk biggest NFL matchups. Later: Bill’s Million-Dollar Picks for Week 14.

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The Tatum-Brown Thing, AD’s Rejuvenation, Trae’s Troubles, and LIGHT THE BEAM With Ryen Russillo

Ryen joins Bill for an NBA midseason check-in

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Mr. Irrelevant, Joey B, Mike Lotus, Danny Dimes, Josh McD, and Other NFL Winners + Losers With Cousin Sal

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss the Cowboys’ blowout win vs. the Colts and a handful of other games from the Week 13 slate

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Could Tom Brady Return to the Pats?

Plus: Miami-SF, Cincy-KC, Million-Dollar Picks, and RIP Christine McVie

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The BS NBA Power Poll, USMNT Survives, and 2022 NFL Gambling Lessons

Bill also discusses Christian Pulisic’s injury and USA’s upcoming match with the Netherlands

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Hurts So Good, Denver’s Hell, a Messy NFC South, and a Loaded Week 13 Slate

Plus, talking Ravens-Jaguars, Chargers-Cardinals, and the impressive Commanders

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NFC Guesses, a Jets Benching, Thanksgiving Picks, and Mike Birbiglia’s First Appearance

Plus, making Million-Dollar Picks for Week 12 and talking the impact of Netflix

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The NBA’s Wild Wild West With Haralabos Voulgaris

Bill discusses why teams like the Lakers, Warriors, and Kings might make in-season trades

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A Disney Shocker, Apex Mahomes, Zach Wilson’s Nadir, and Thanksgiving Lines With Matt Belloni and Cousin Sal

Bill and Matthew Belloni discuss the news that Bob Iger will reclaim his old position as CEO of Disney. Then Cousin Sal joins the show to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs and a handful of games from the weekend.

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The Warriors and Rams in Trouble, Plus Jimmy Kimmel on Bill’s 20 Years in L.A.

Bill also chats with Peter Schrager about Chiefs WR Kadarius Toney

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The Untradable SGA With Michael Pina and the Future of Everything With Derek Thompson

Plus, Bill and Michael talk about the Knicks and discuss whether the Hawks or Heat should be the Southeast Division favorites

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A Vikes-Bills Body-Switch, Miami’s Rise, Betting Bloodbath Theories and Week 11 Lines With Cousin Sal

Plus, another edition of Parent Corner and breaking down the NFL playoff picture

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Best Lakers-Free, Nets-Free NBA Story Lines With Chris Vernon and Joe House, Plus Million-Dollar Picks With Benjamin Solak

Bill talks Grizzlies, Cavs, Jazz, and Timberwolves

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Talking Movies With Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and Cameron Crowe (first appearance!)

Crowe dishes on the making of ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ ‘Singles,’ and ‘Almost Famous’

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A Drunk NFL Season, Week 10 Lines, and Anthony Davis Trades With Cousin Sal and Kevin O’Connor

Bill recaps the biggest NFL games from the weekend, including the Jets’ upset over Buffalo and the Chiefs’ overtime win against the Titans