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Grand Sumo Breakdown

Jan 13, 2018

The best way to start a new year is always with sumo, and the first basho breakdown arrives just in time for the Hatsu tournament. We have a word from our legal sponsor at 36:13 and a special guest appearance in the background from Piper the puppy! Despite being completely supervised and having all her needs met, she...

Jan 8, 2018

Instead of spending all of January's preview episode covering the Harumafuji retirement story, we decided to put together a bonus episode to get it all out of the way. We cover the events, the fallout, and debate how we think it should have been handled (since we are, of course, the experts).


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Dec 22, 2017

Just in time for the holidays, check out GSB's first annual Year-End Award Show! This episode was recorded in front of a live stadium audience that totally wasn't added in post. Let us know who we missed or how wrong our picks were!

Music by Cj Aist via SoundCloud

Dec 21, 2017

Check out the debut of our new Power Ranking system with our nerdiest podcast so far. For you who are true dweebs, please adjust your pocket protectors and take a look at our blog post to see a breakdown of how our formulas work to calculate which rikishi are the hottest right now and which are as cold as December (or...

Nov 30, 2017

From Harumaghazi to Onosho's mawashi, Kyushu was a riveting basho. The GSB crew discuss the events and ramifications for the last tournament of the year. We have an ad from our sponsors at 34:29 and a special prediction series treat at 47:20. See if you can count how many ways we can mispronounce Aminishiki and...