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In Depth With Graham Bensinger Graham Bensinger travels the world for extended interviews and exclusive access to some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. The podcast version of the globally-syndicated TV show is the only platform to get the full interview, including stories cut from the TV show due to time constraints.

  • Forward Progress with Chad Johnson: Money looks better coming in than going out
    by Graham Bensinger on December 2, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Legendary NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson discusses the financial misconceptions of being in the spotlight. Plus, the former Bengals star weighs in on positive tips that helped him save money.

  • Jerome Bettis: Pro Football Hall of Famer, Steelers Legend
    by Graham Bensinger on November 29, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we sit down with Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis. In this 2015 profile interview, “The Bus” details what made him stay with the Steelers for one more championship year, the struggles of growing up in crime-ridden Detroit and the most painful times in his storied career.

  • Forward Progress with Jerry Rice: I was still hungry
    by Graham Bensinger on November 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This Thursday’s motivational moment comes from the best NFL wide receiver of all time: Jerry Rice. The Hall of Famer talks about his motivation to win and get back into training just a mere three weeks after winning the Super Bowl.

  • Dan Bilzerian: Poker Player/Social Media Star
    by Graham Bensinger on November 22, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Poker player turned Instagram influencer and entrepreneur Dan Bilzerian invites Graham to his Las Vegas estate for a candid conversation. Bilzerian shares jaw-dropping stories of privately battling billionaires at the poker table and how he leveraged winnings to build his playboy persona. Now the founder and CEO of IGNITE, he talks of pivoting the business model in hopes of a windfall sale and aspirations to eventually settle down and recalibrate his promiscuous, party-centric lifestyle.

  • Forward Progress with Lewis Hamilton: Losses made me the racer I am today
    by Graham Bensinger on November 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week’s motivational moment comes from one of the greatest Formula 1 racers of all time, Lewis Hamilton. The British driver recalls how he learned from the harsh reality of losing and how it drives him to become the greatest competitor he can be.

  • Jimmie Johnson: Racing Legend, 7x NASCAR Champ
    by Graham Bensinger on November 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we hit the pavement with seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. The legendary racer who made his debut in IndyCar last year discusses growing up in the hub of motocross, his exit from NASCAR and crashes he thought could have been the end. Johnson also details his awkward proposal alongside wife and SOCO Art Gallery founder, Chandra.

  • Forward Progress with Virat Kohli: Finding strength after father‘s death
    by Graham Bensinger on November 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this week's Thursday short, superstar cricketer Virat Kohli candidly discusses the stress-induced death of his father, Virat’s decision to play in a cricket match the next day and the mental fortitude he gained after enduring the tragic loss. Also hear from Kohli's brother, Vikas.

  • Roy Williams: Basketball Hall of Famer
    by Graham Bensinger on November 8, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Graham visits legendary NCAA basketball coach Roy Williams at his alma mater, the University of North Carolina. The three-time national champ speaks candidly about the missteps that fueled his recent retirement and illustrates how his path came full circle at UNC, which included a salary increase from $2,700 to $2 million over the course of his Hall of Fame career. Williams also gets emotional when sharing stories of his mother and opens up about the academic fraud investigation that occurred at UNC.

  • Forward Progress with Novak Djokovic: Dietary changes improved my game
    by Graham Bensinger on November 4, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this week's positive-thinking short, tennis great Novak Djokovic shares how a doctor helped him bounce back from a career low point and details the dietary changes that drastically improved his performance on the court.

  • Joe Buck: Iconic Broadcaster
    by Graham Bensinger on November 1, 2021 at 3:48 pm

    In this episode of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we’re back in the booth with legendary sports broadcaster Joe Buck. The Emmy award-winner details the highs and lows of calling World Series and Super Bowls, lessons learned from his late hall of fame father and how he’s dealt with detractors throughout his illustrious career.

  • Forward Progress with Sir Richard Branson: Work-life balance
    by Graham Bensinger on October 28, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this week's feel-good clip, Sir Richard Branson discusses family life, including stories on his wife Joan and children Holly and Sam. Branson tells of the turning point where he fully committed to Joan, how he had the privilege of spending more time with his kids than many dads and why he believes both Holly and Sam will do well as the future faces of Virgin Group.

  • Joe Torre: Major League Baseball Legend
    by Graham Bensinger on October 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this edition of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre reflects on his time in the big leagues as a player and prolific manager. Torre also details his notorious exit from the Yankees, overcoming an abusive upbringing and how he would like to be remembered.

  • Forward Progress with Steve Aoki: “Gotta give 100%”
    by Graham Bensinger on October 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational moment, DJ and performer Steve Aoki highlights overcoming the hardships of constant touring and putting on a brave face for thousands of fans. Aoki also remembers the death of a close friend and mentor and urges everyone to give 100% to moments with loved ones.

  • Blake Griffin: NBA Star
    by Graham Bensinger on October 18, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, Graham chats with NBA star Blake Griffin. The Brooklyn Net and six-time All-Star discusses fatherhood, memories from growing up in Oklahoma, navigating the Donald Sterling Clippers era and his interests off the court, including a budding career in the world of stand-up comedy. Audio clips from Comedy Central’s “The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin” are courtesy of Viacom International Inc.

  • Forward Progress with Dak Prescott: Making Jerry Jones eat his words
    by Graham Bensinger on October 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this week's feel-good clip, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott discusses replacing Tony Romo and how he proved the doubters wrong, including Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Prescott also details the art of communicating with the many different personalities within the huddle.

  • Manny Pacquiao: Boxing Legend & Politician
    by Graham Bensinger on October 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we jump back into the ring with a 2014 interview featuring boxing legend and Philippine presidential candidate Manny Pacquiao. The World Champion fighter details notable bouts in his career, how he battled an intense gambling addiction and the importance of using his political platform to help those less fortunate.

  • Forward Progress with Arnold Schwarzenegger: Betting on myself paid off
    by Graham Bensinger on October 7, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Arnold Schwarzenegger takes the spotlight in this week's motivational clip. The actor remembers the time he gambled on himself, choosing to star in the comedy “Twins” without taking a salary to shed his typecast as an action star.

  • Jerry Rice: 3x Super Bowl Champion, Hall of Famer
    by Graham Bensinger on October 4, 2021 at 11:00 am

    On this edition of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we take a look back on our 2013 sit-down with three time Super Bowl Champion Jerry Rice. The Hall of Fame wide receiver details moments in his childhood that prepared him for the physicality of the pros, the challenges of growing up in a family of eight children and his unwavering love for the game.

  • Forward Progress with Steve-O: Bonding with my dad
    by Graham Bensinger on September 30, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week's motivational, feel-good clip comes from our 2018 interview with Jackass star, Stephen Glover - aka Steve-O. The stuntman and comedian talks about overcoming the challenges of constantly moving as a child and the positive relationship he formed with his father after providing some business pointers.

  • Steve Aoki: Music DJ & Producer
    by Graham Bensinger on September 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Graham gets an all-access pass to one of the world’s most prominent and financially successful DJs, Steve Aoki. While talking at his epic Las Vegas home, Aoki opens up about the sacrifices that come with his professional successes and how his father’s death led to a pursuit to live forever. The avid card collector also details a risky purchase of an extremely rare item and discusses a failed track involving Kanye, Drake and Eminem.

  • Forward Progress with Jesse Ventura: Honoring Muhammad Ali
    by Graham Bensinger on September 23, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    In this week's feel-good clip, former WWE wrestler Jesse Ventura talks about his lifelong adoration of Muhammad Ali and the emotional gift he received from the boxing legend after being elected governor of Minnesota.

  • Calvin Johnson: Hall of Fame Receiver
    by Graham Bensinger on September 20, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Legendary Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson invites Graham Bensinger to Canton, Ohio, for his 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. Later, we rejoin the first-ballot Hall of Famer at his home in Detroit, where he and his wife Brittney discuss their rift with the Lions’ ownership, a budding cannabis business and family life raising three boys.

  • Forward Progress with Joe Namath: Overcoming alcoholism
    by Graham Bensinger on September 16, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Each week, we're bringing you a short, motivational clip from one of our previous guests. This time, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath discusses his battle with alcohol addiction, staying sober for 13 years as a “dry drunk” and the combination of fear, support and religious beliefs that help him overcome the addiction.

  • Ice Cube: Rapper, Filmmaker and BIG3 Co-Founder
    by Graham Bensinger on September 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we spend two days in Las Vegas with rapper, filmmaker and BIG3 league co-founder, Ice Cube. The entertainment icon offers up stories from his upbringing in South Central Los Angeles, including a life-altering felony that never played out and his introduction to music mogul, Dr. Dre. Cube also discusses his political pursuits on behalf of the Black community and the BIG3 basketball league he co-founded in 2017.

  • Forward Progress with Shaquille O‘Neal: Helping others / Charity
    by Graham Bensinger on September 9, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Each week, we're bringing you a short, feel-good clip from one of our previous guests. To tip things off, Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal talks about the fulfillment he gets from his charity work and the importance of helping others when no one is looking.

  • Ray Lewis: Hall of Fame Linebacker
    by Graham Bensinger on September 6, 2021 at 11:00 am

    On this episode of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, we take a page out of our old playbook and revisit a 2010 sit-down with Ravens legend Ray Lewis. The Hall of Famer recalls how his rough upbringing influenced his love for the game, details those famous on the field dance moves and how he continues to build his own brand.

  • Dana White: UFC President
    by Graham Bensinger on August 30, 2021 at 11:00 am

    On this edition of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, we revisit a 2011 interview with Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White. The outspoken entrepreneur discusses how he turned the UFC into a multi-billion dollar phenomenon, recalls run-ins with Boston mobsters and how mixed martial arts is constantly evolving.

  • Living on the Edge
    by Graham Bensinger on August 23, 2021 at 3:12 pm

    We go beyond the realm of what’s possible in an action packed episode of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast. From record breaking backflips to lion whisperers and scaling the highest peaks with no harness, these courageous athletes, stuntmen and adventurers risk it all. Listen to the stories from Laird Hamilton, Richard Branson, Rob Dyrdek, Travis Pastrana, the late Niki Lauda and more.

  • Oscar De La Hoya: World Champion Boxer
    by Graham Bensinger on August 16, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In this episode of the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, we revisit a 2014 interview with Golden Boy boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya. The Olympic champ recalls a bad decision of eating two dozen oysters the night before fighting Sugar Shane Mosley, reflects on how his relationship with the sport became all-consuming and addresses his struggles with addiction and infidelity.

  • Steve-O: Stuntman & Comedian
    by Graham Bensinger on August 9, 2021 at 11:00 am

    This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we revisit a 2019 interview in the Hollywood Hills with Jackass star, Stephen Glover. More commonly known as Steve-O, the stuntman and comedian talks about finding stardom after the release of MTV’s Jackass, risking his life for fame and fortune, and his battles with drug and alcohol addiction.