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Through The Ringer

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Through the Ringer offers a mix of podcasts that includes the best of the Ringer Podcast Network, special episodes devoted to timely topics, and other projects.

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Through the Ringer offers a mix of podcasts that includes the best of the Ringer Podcast Network, special episodes devoted to timely topics, and other projects.

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iTunes Ratings

210 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
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30

Winner$

By BTP944 - Nov 17 2017
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The Friday show during college football season is gold.

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Through The Ringer

Latest release on Jan 27, 2018

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Through the Ringer offers a mix of podcasts that includes the best of the Ringer Podcast Network, special episodes devoted to timely topics, and other projects.

Rank #1: Ep. 22: 'T'd Up' Big 12 Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier

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The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier defend Bill Walton's CBB commentary (5:00) and rank the Big 12 in order of title contention (10:00). Then, they discuss Bob Huggins scenarios (30:00), Bill Self's tortured tournament past (35:00), the Drew family dynasty (40:00), and Dan Dakich and IU (45:00), and make confident conference predictions (47:00) and insane Big 12 predictions (51:00).

Nov 23 2016

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Rank #2: Ep. 19: 'T'd Up' Champions Classic and SEC Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier

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The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier break down Kansas's upset over Duke and the real purpose behind early-season college basketball events. Then, Titus and Tate run through the SEC (16:30) and offer up their thoughts on the conference as a whole.

Nov 16 2016

50mins

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Rank #3: College Football - Week 1 Preview: Ohio State’s Dominance, Betting on Alabama, and the Best Games of this Weekend (Ep. 70)

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The Ringer’s Chris Vernon brings on Lance Taylor to discuss Oklahoma State’s high-octane offensive display against Tulsa (1:20), Ohio State’s chances of winning the national championship after a dominant performance against Indiana (3:00), Friday night’s Washington-Rutgers matchup (5:30), Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin’s debut against Navy (7:10), the questionable betting line for the Colorado–Colorado State rivalry game (9:15), the much anticipated Alabama–Florida State game (11:00), how Florida’s freshman quarterback, Feleipe Franks, will fare in the opener against Michigan (16:15), undervalued teams to watch out for (19:40), and their favorite games of the weekend (23:45).

Sep 01 2017

32mins

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Rank #4: Ep. 27: ‘T’d Up’ — Upsets and the Stories of the Season With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus react to UCLA’s upset of Kentucky (6:00) and North Carolina’s unraveling against Indiana (12:00). They also provide their current picks for player of the year (24:00) and wonder which story lines will define the season (32:00). Finally, they reveal the most under-the-radar stories so far (40:00).

Dec 07 2016

48mins

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Rank #5: T’d Up’ — The Carolinas Are in the Final Four (Ep. 57)

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss North Carolina’s dramatic win over Kentucky (0:30) and South Carolina’s resilience (23:00).

Mar 27 2017

35mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 47: ’T’d Up’—The Bracket Breakdown

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss the NCAA bracket release (5:00), Duke’s additional adversity (9:00), the UNC-Arkansas rivalry (14:00), the First Four game worth watching (19:00), potential matchups in the Midwest (28:00), Gonzaga’s favorable path (32:00), and the biggest snubs of the tournament (38:00).

Mar 13 2017

41mins

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Rank #7: ‘T’d Up’ — Kansas Rolls and Arizona Collapses (Ep. 54)

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus break down Arizona’s shocking defeat (0:30), Gonzaga’s ugly win (8:30), Oregon’s close game (16:40), and Kansas’s big victory (24:40).

Mar 24 2017

32mins

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Rank #8: 'T’d Up' - Tar Heels Win it All (Ep. 60)

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus recap Monday night’s NCAA title game by discussing overzealous referees (4:30) and key elements of Carolina’s win (15:30), and then make some way-too-early predictions for next year (41:25).

Apr 04 2017

46mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 23: ‘T’d Up’ The ACC–Big Ten Challenge With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier

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The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier review the ACC–Big Ten Challenge (1:30) and this week's big games. They also discuss Indiana and North Carolina’s upcoming matchup while debating which state holds claim to being “the basketball state” (27:00).

Nov 30 2016

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Rank #10: 'T’d Up’—The Final Four Preview (Ep. 58)

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Only South Carolina, Oregon, North Carolina, and Gonzaga remain. The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus prepare for this weekend’s Final Four games by discussing the media scrum, big story lines (5:00), and how all the teams match up (18:42).

Mar 29 2017

47mins

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Rank #11: 'T'd Up'—NBA Finals and NCAA Rule Changes (Ep. 67)

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The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier discuss their reactions to the NBA Finals, Kyrie Irving vs. Stephen Curry (11:00), new NCAA rule changes (27:00), and Kyle Guy's new hairdo (44:00).

Jun 15 2017

51mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 48: 'T'd Up' — 68 Teams in 68 Minutes

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The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier run through all 68 teams selected in the NCAA tournament and spend one minute on each to properly preview everything March Madness.

Mar 14 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #13: Ep. 30: ‘T’d Up’ - Villanova, the Big East and the Player of the Year

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus break down no. 1-ranked Villanova (2:00) and the current state of the Big East (13:45) while debating who is on track for this season's player of the year award (27:43). They also run through the remaining undefeated teams (43:43).

Dec 14 2016

51mins

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Rank #14: Ep. 34: ‘T’d Up’ - The State of College Hoops in 2017

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus catch up on all the latest college basketball story lines, from #TwentySevenCrean (1:20), to Duke without Coach K (4:50), to the beginning of conference play (19:45). Then they determine the conference that's been the most intriguing thus far (38:45).

Jan 04 2017

51mins

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Rank #15: 'T’d Up' - The Return: NBA Draft Declaration and Other Offseason Story Lines (Ep. 61)

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus catch up on all the college basketball story lines you’ve missed since the national championship game, including the overcrowded NBA draft (11:00), who’s coming back (15:07), as well as the major coaching moves (23:24).

Apr 26 2017

44mins

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Rank #16: 'T'd Up' — NBA Combine Results, College Returnees, and More Offseason Dominoes (Ep. 63)

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The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus talk offseason college basketball news, including the NBA combine results (4:28), Calipari's "media empire" (13:16), the new NCAA freshman class (23:15), and possible college returnees (33:56).

May 18 2017

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Rank #17: Ep. 49: ‘T’d Up’ — the Best NCAA Champions Since 2000

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus take a break from tournament predictions to discuss the history of the NCAA tournament by ranking all of the champions since 2000. They talk about every team, from Kemba Walker’s 2011 UConn squad and Carmelo’s Syracuse team (6:10) to Kentucky’s one-and-done championship run with Anthony Davis (36:20), as well as those great Duke and Florida teams (40:00).

Mar 15 2017

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Rank #18: 'T'd Up' — An Ode to Thad Matta (Ep. 66)

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The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus discuss longtime Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta's untimely exit from the program, and later they give their picks for Matta's replacement.

Jun 07 2017

56mins

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Rank #19: T'd Up' — Draft Deadline, Calipari's Recruiting, and Kevin Stallings Is at It Again (Ep. 64)

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The Ringer's Tate Frazier and Mark Titus talk offseason college basketball news the day of the NBA draft deadline for underclassmen including Caleb Swanigan (1:06), Tony Bradley (7:33), and Hamidou Diallo (9:43). Then they examine Kentucky coach John Calipari's recruiting influence (11:13) and University of Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings's decision to block former player Cam Johnson from transferring to North Carolina (20:44).

May 24 2017

44mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 32 ‘T’d Up’ - The Hater Edition, Plus the top 15 Teams

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The Ringer’s Tate Frazier and Mark Titus, fresh off tough losses by their respective teams, decide to let the hate flow by targeting the CBS Sports Classic (0:55). They also give a complete rundown of the Top 15 teams in the rankings (29:25).

Dec 21 2016

1hr 4mins

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Oscar Snubs and Surprises, Ellen Pompeo Says F**k a Lot, and the Return of 'ER' | This Week in Ringer Culture (Ep. 6)

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'This Week in Ringer Culture' features 'The Big Picture' discussing Oscar snubs and surprises for Best Picture (00:27), 'Jam Session' breaking down Ellen Pompeo’s bombshell interview in The Hollywood Reporter (05:35), 'The Watch' celebrating the return of the hit medical drama 'ER' on Hulu (10:13), 'House of Carbs' interviewing 'Everybody Loves Raymond' creator Phil Rosenthal about the inspiration for his new Netflix show 'Somebody Feed Phil' (15:09), 'Bachelor Party' talking about that huge age gap between Arie and Bekah on 'The Bachelor' (19:16), and 'Binge Mode' crowning its winner of 'Friday Night Lights' Season 2 at a live taping (24:09).

Jan 27 2018

27mins

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The Return of Tiger Woods, Bill and Jalen Rose Reunite, and the 25th Anniversary of 'Raw' | This Week in Ringer (Ep. 5)

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'This Week in Ringer Sports' features ‘ShackHouse’ discussing Tiger Woods’s return to golf (00:31), ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Jalen Rose discussing the NBA All-Star draft (07:56), ‘The Ringer NBA Show’ discussing the rumored rift between Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs (11:58), ‘The Ringer NFL Show’ making the case for the Patriots being the greatest team of all time (18:00), ‘One Shining Podcast With Titus and Tate’ discussing Billy Preston leaving Kansas to play in Bosnia (22:35), and ‘The Masked Man Show’ breaking down the complaints that many had about the 25th anniversary of 'Raw' (26:50).

Jan 27 2018

31mins

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Obama on 'Letterman,' Villains on 'The Bachelor,' and Food Trends for 2018 | This Week in Ringer Culture (Ep. 4)

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'This Week in Ringer Culture' features 'Bachelor Party' trying to understand why Arie is spending so much time with Krystal (0:44), 'Black on the Air' with Bradley Whitford on how the experience of watching 'Get Out' differs based on the audience (5:56), 'The Watch' offering a review of David Letterman’s new Netflix show (featuring inaugural guest former president Obama) (11:02), 'Binge Mode' discussing sci-fi legend Philip K. Dick and the new anthology series based on his stories, 'Electric Dreams' (16:12), 'Press Box' dissecting Facebook’s decision to prioritize posts from friends and family over those from news outlets (20:57), and 'House of Carbs' with with Eater editor-in-chief Amanda Kludt predicting that ube and square pizza will be big in 2018 (25:22).

Jan 20 2018

30mins

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Is Stephen Curry an All-Star Starter?, the Rockets and Clippers Hate Each Other, and Thierry Henry | This Week in Ringer Sports (Ep. 3)

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'This Week in Ringer Sports' features ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Zach Lowe discussing whether Stephen Curry should be an All-Star Game starter this year (00:26), ‘The Ringer NBA Show’ discussing the Rockets-Clippers feud (03:44), ‘One Shining Podcast With Titus and Tate’ discussing their feelings about court-storming (09:06), ‘GM Street’ discussing the future of the New Orleans Saints (13:20), ‘The J.J. Redick Podcast’ with Thierry Henry discussing what separates a good player from a great player (18:25), and ‘The Masked Man Show’ with Skylar Astin discussing WWE’s top-three moments in ‘Raw’ history (23:47).

Jan 20 2018

29mins

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This Week in Ringer Sports, Including Jon Gruden’s Return to Oakland (Ep. 1)

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This Week in Ringer Sports features ‘Ringer U’ discussing Tua Tagovailoa (00:47), ‘GM Street’ discussing Jon Gruden’s return to the Oakland Raiders (05:08), ‘The Ringer NBA Show’ discussing the change in the role of 3-pointers (10:55), ‘One Shining Podcast’ discussing who the no. 1 team in college basketball is right now (14:52), ‘The J.J. Redick Podcast’ with Kyrie Irving discussing whether or not they think dinosaurs were real (20:13), and ‘Against All Odds’ discussing their bets on this weekend’s slew of playoff games in the NFL (24:11).

Jan 13 2018

29mins

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This Week in Ringer Culture, Including Our Favorite Moments From the Golden Globes (Ep. 2)

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This Week in Ringer Culture features ‘The Watch’ reflecting on their favorite moments from The Golden Globes (00:48), ‘Jam Session’ discussing a potential Oprah Winfrey presidency (04:50), ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ with Sean Fenessey and Chris Ryan discussing ‘Ladybird’ and its run up to the Oscars (07:37), ‘House of Carbs’ discussing a unique ‘Food News’ story (10:23), ‘The Rewatchables’ discussing their favorite scenes from ‘10 Thing I Hate About You’ (13:53), ‘Larry Wilmore - Black on the Air’ with Jeffrey Toobin discussing the legacy President Trump’s Twitter feed will leave behind (18:04), and ‘Bachelor Party’ discussing how you can ‘predict’ Bachelor winners based off the contestants’ and The Bachelors’ heights (20:44).

Jan 13 2018

24mins

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College Football: Tuaaaaaa Leads Bama to a National Title (Ep. 105)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman put a cap on the 2017 college football season by breaking down Alabama’s dramatic championship victory over Georgia (1:00), celebrating true-freshman sensation Tua Tagovailoa, and considering Nick Saban’s legacy (22:00). Later they discuss the odds for the 2018 season (30:00).

Jan 10 2018

43mins

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College Football: A Mind-blowing Rose Bowl and an All SEC Championship Game (Ep. 104)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman relive their favorite moments from the incredible overtime shootout between no. 2 Oklahoma and no. 3 Georgia (1:00) as well as from no. 4 Alabama’s domination of no. 1 Clemson (14:30). Later, they preview next week’s national championship matchup (19:00), and make the case for UCF’s shot at a title (36:00).

Jan 03 2018

39mins

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College Football: The Gambler's Guide to Bowl Games (Ep. 103)

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The Ringer's Chris Vernon is joined by gambling guru Lance Taylor of WJOX in Birmingham to discuss some of the most enticing bowl games, including South Florida against Texas Tech (01:30), the Christmas Eve matchup between Fresno State and Houston (07:30), UCLA going up against Kansas State (10:15), Southern Miss against a Jimbo Fisher–less FSU (12:15), Missouri taking on Texas (16:00), Purdue against Khalil Tate and Arizona (19:45), USC against Ohio State (27:15), and then the College Football Playoff matchups (34:45).

Dec 22 2017

42mins

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College Football: The Great College Football Playoff Preview (Ep. 102)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman preview the two major playoff matchups, the Rose Bowl between no. 2 Oklahoma and no. 3 Georgia (2:00) and the Sugar Bowl between no. 1 Clemson and no. 4 Alabama (23:00).

Dec 19 2017

44mins

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College Football — Bowl Games Preview: Lock ’Em in Early (Ep. 101)

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The Ringer’s Chris Vernon is joined by Vegas Insider’s Brian Edwards to give his rationale behind betting on bowl games (0:20) and preview this coming week’s slate of matches (7:10).

Dec 15 2017

46mins

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College Football: Bowl Season Preview and the Coaching Carousel Winners and Losers (Ep. 100)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman list their winners and losers from the chaotic college football coaching carousel (1:00) before reviewing the bowl games they’re most looking forward to in the coming week (23:00).

Dec 13 2017

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College Football — At Army-Navy With Desmond Howard, Roger Staubach, and Boo Corrigan (Ep. 99)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman report live from Philadelphia at the Army-Navy game. They talk to former Michigan and NFL receiver and ESPN analyst Desmond Howard (6:33), Hall of Fame quarterback and Navy alum Roger Staubach (21:26), and U.S. Military Academy director of athletics Boo Corrigan (29:54).

Dec 09 2017

46mins

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College Football: Conference Championship Week Recap — Did the Playoff Committee Get It Right? (Ep. 98)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman debate whether Alabama deserves to be in the College Football Playoff over Ohio State and whether the four-team playoff is the best system (2:00). They also discuss the current matchups between no. 1 Clemson and no. 4 Alabama (5:00) and no. 2 Oklahoma and no. 3 Georgia (19:00). They close with a coaching carousel update (30:00).

Dec 04 2017

40mins

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College Football: Week 14 Preview — Coaching Changes and Conference Championships (Ep. 97)

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The Ringer’s Chris Vernon is joined by SportsRadio 610’s Sean Pendergast to react to the latest turmoil in college football coaching (0:38) and consider the potential changes to the playoff rankings (9:00). Then, they run through the lines for the conference championship games: Stanford at USC (16:28), Memphis at Central Florida (21:26), Georgia at Auburn (26:41), Miami at Clemson (31:38), Ohio State at Wisconsin (36:21), and TCU at Oklahoma (40:00).

Dec 01 2017

49mins

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College Football — Week 13 Recap: The Tennessee Coaching Search Debacle and Bama Goes Down (Ep. 96)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman discuss the fallout from the near-hiring of Greg Schiano as head coach of Tennessee (2:00). Later they discuss Alabama’s surprise defeat in the Iron Bowl (20:00) and give their predictions of which teams will win their conference championships (33:00).

Nov 29 2017

54mins

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College Football — Week 13 Preview: Rivalries, Contrarian Picks, and the Iron Bowl (Ep. 95)

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The Ringer’s Chris Vernon is joined by Lance Taylor from Lance’s Lock to delineate their picks for South Florida at Central Florida (1:19), Miami at Pittsburgh (6:00), Iowa at Nebraska (9:47), Missouri at Arkansas (11:14), Georgia at Georgia Tech (12:48), Ohio State at Michigan (14:43), Wisconsin at Minnesota (17:13), West Virginia at Oklahoma, Clemson at South Carolina (21:10), Notre Dame at Stanford (23:15), Washington State at Washington (24:26), and Alabama at Auburn (26:24).

Nov 24 2017

33mins

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College Football — Week 12 Recap: Jim Mora Is Out at UCLA and Rivalry Week Is Upon Us (Ep. 94)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman discuss Baker Mayfield’s crotch-grabbing controversy, the firing of Jim Mora at UCLA, and the speculation about where Chip Kelly might end up coaching (3:00). Later, they review the playoff picture and this week’s biggest games, such as the Iron Bowl matchup between Auburn and Alabama (21:00).

Nov 21 2017

55mins

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College Football — Week 12 Preview: Gambling Is the Only Way to Care (Ep. 93)

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The Ringer’s Chris Vernon and Bleacher Report’s Adam Kramer try to convince themselves that this weekend’s games are worth paying attention to (0:23) and predict which games will result in an upset (16:12). Then, 'Ringer U' producer Isaac Lee returns to boast about his successful moneyline parlay from last week and give his bets for this weekend (42:14). Afterward, Vernon and Kramer talk about their favorite bets for this unexciting weekend (49:10).

Nov 17 2017

59mins

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College Football Week 11 Recap: Miami’s Turnover Chain Has Magical Powers, and Chip Kelly Might Be Going to Florida (Ep. 92)

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The Ringer’s Ben Glicksman and Rodger Sherman break down the past weekend’s madness, starting with Miami’s beatdown of Notre Dame, Georgia’s stunning defeat, and Alabama’s late-game heroics (2:00). Later they discuss the coaching carousel and who is in the running for the major job openings at Florida and Tennessee (28:00).

Nov 14 2017

57mins

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iTunes Ratings

210 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
20
16
20
30

Winner$

By BTP944 - Nov 17 2017
Read more
The Friday show during college football season is gold.

Yerrrp

By Chico5255 - Oct 25 2017
Read more
This is what podding is about