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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.

  • Trending Now: Logan Paul on his escape to Puerto Rico
    by Graham Bensinger on April 12, 2024 at 11:00 am

    On this week’s fan-favorite podcast, social media sensation Logan Paul, who relocated to Puerto Rico alongside his brother Jake, reveals that his move was motivated by financial incentives and lifestyle preferences.

  • Forward Progress with Billie Jean King: Men and women should be playing together
    by Graham Bensinger on April 11, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, legendary tennis player Billie Jean King discusses the origins of Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT), the benefits of men and women competing together, and why WTT is more fan-friendly than other professional tennis matches.

  • Logan Paul: Entrepreneur and WWE Star
    by Graham Bensinger on April 8, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this special episode of In Depth, Graham sits down for an extended interview with YouTuber and entrepreneur Logan Paul. The professional wrestler explains his smooth transition to the world of WWE, and the skills he learned as a kid that have helped him in the ring. The social media influencer also discusses his content creating origins, and the critical decision to bet on himself in college. Logan opens up about the highs and lows of his life, including how he came back from being one of the most hated people in the world to a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

  • Trending Now: Niki Lauda shares the scene of the Lauda Air crash
    by Graham Bensinger on April 5, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, we look back on a clip from our 2017 interview with former Formula 1 driver, Niki Lauda describes the horrific, unforgettable scene as he examined the site of the 1991 Lauda Air crash in Thailand, which took the lives of 213 passengers and 10 crew members. Lauda details his work with Boeing to help find closure for families of the victims and why it took eight months before they could announce the design flaw in the 767 airplane.

  • Forward Progress with Misty Copeland: Intense ballet pressure led me to therapy
    by Graham Bensinger on April 4, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, ballet dancer Misty Copeland explains how her upward trajectory in the ballet community was met with resistance from its predominantly white industry professionals. She says the resistance spiked her anxiety and led to her seeking therapy from a sports psychologist.

  • Larry Brown: NBA and NCAA Champion Coach
    by Graham Bensinger on April 1, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham talks with the only coach to win a championship at both the NBA and NCAA level, Larry Brown.  In this 2014 interview, the well-traveled hall of famer discusses getting fired by Michael Jordan, maximizing player talent and turbulent relationships with NBA great Allen Iverson.

  • Tom Izzo’s hardest lost in his 39 years at MSU
    by Graham Bensinger on March 29, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo explains the sentimental value behind what he recalls as the worst loss to date during his illustrious tenure at MSU. The coach goes on to praise Mateen Cleeves as the “Magic Johnson” of the Spartans’ national championship team in 2000 and discusses the emotional toll of continually pursuing a second title.

  • Forward Progress with Nikki Glaser: My life threatening eating disorder
    by Graham Bensinger on March 28, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, comedian Nikki Glaser candidly shares how a tragic death in her senior year in high school was the start of years of various eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia. Glaser recalls losing nearly 60 lbs. in four months plus, the Netflix and Comedy Central star talks of her steps towards recovery and a commitment to eat three meals daily.

  • Mike Krzyzewski: Hall of Fame Basketball Coach
    by Graham Bensinger on March 25, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham sits down with Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski at the famous Cameron Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. In the revisit to their 2010 conversation, Coach K shares stories from his upbringing, favorite NCAA moments, leadership and his thoughts on retirement. He also talks about coaching Team USA and memorable interactions with Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

  • Trending Now: Jake Paul on snagging Floyd Mayweather Jr’s hat
    by Graham Bensinger on March 22, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, YouTube star turned-pro boxer Jake Paul offers his thoughts on some of the biggest names in combat sports. Paul looks back on snagging Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s hat in the build-up before his brother Logan’s fight, how a fight with Conor McGregor could come much sooner, and the perks of provoking UFC president Dana White.

  • Forward Progress with Barry Sternlicht: Steve Wynn threatening to ruin my life.
    by Graham Bensinger on March 21, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, billionaire and hotel mogul Barry Sternlicht recalls a challenging period of selling ITT, Sternlicht shared a threatening situation with Steve Wynn, and to avoid any issues, he gave Wynn $25 million to pretend everything was okay. Plus, the hotel titan shares that a car chased him down a runway while trying to fly out of Las Vegas.

  • John Calipari: Hall of Fame Basketball Coach
    by Graham Bensinger on March 18, 2024 at 11:00 am

    On this week’s podcast, Graham sits down with one of the most successful - and polarizing - figures in college basketball, John Calipari. In this 2015 interview, the Hall of Fame coach addresses the backlash he’s received over recruitment techniques, reveals how he keeps it real with players and remembers his humble beginnings as a volunteer coach.

  • Trending Now: Jesse Ventura relives his Navy Seal training
    by Graham Bensinger on March 15, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, former professional wrestler and Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura recalls the painful lesson he learned when requesting medical attention during Navy training.

  • Forward Progress with Lindsey Vonn: I’m in pain all the time
    by Graham Bensinger on March 14, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn recounts her many injuries and details some of the difficult recoveries she’s been through. Vonn treated every doctor’s order as a negotiation, often going back to training long before she was initially told. But years of injuries have a lasting impact on Vonn, who says she spends every day in pain. Ultimately, she retired because she wasn’t sure she could physically win anymore and wanted to ensure she had a future beyond racing.

  • In Depth crew reflects on ‘insightful’ Barry Sternlicht interview
    by Graham Bensinger on March 13, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham, executive producer Brad Galbreath and producer Brett Coppenbarger share behind-the-scenes stories from our interview with hotel/real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht.

  • Barry Sternlicht: Billionaire Real Estate Entrepreneur
    by Graham Bensinger on March 11, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham travels to Miami to meet Barry Sternlicht, the legendary real estate billionaire who co-founded Starwood Capital Group. Barry shares personal stories of growing up with a father who was a resistance fighter in WWII, and the entrepreneurial spirit he developed as a young kid. Sternlicht also goes through the highs and lows of building multi-billion dollar businesses, including the time he had to fire his best friend. We also talk to Barry’s daughter Adrienne, a champion equestrian, about how her father has supported her career and the ways their relationship has evolved over the years.

  • Trending Now: Kobe Bryant scoring 63 points at 8 years old
    by Graham Bensinger on March 8, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, we look back on a clip from our 2012 interview with Kobe Bryant as he tells Graham about scoring 63 points at 8 years old and scoring 81 points in an NBA game. Bryant discusses the 81-point performance with his grandmother in attendance for the first and only time in his professional career.

  • Forward Progress with Emmitt Smith: NFL taught me how to be financially literate
    by Graham Bensinger on March 7, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, NFL hall-of-famer Emmitt Smith remembers growing up with very little and how he didn’t become financially literate until his first NFL contract.

  • Wayne Gretzky: 4x Stanley Cup Champion and Hockey Hall of Famer
    by Graham Bensinger on March 4, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham talks with hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. In this 2016 interview, “The Great One” lives up to his moniker as he shares stories of his incredible dedication to the game ever since he was five years old. Gretzky credits his father for helping him skyrocket through junior hockey, discusses the inner workings of one of the most controversial trades in NHL history and why he decided to hang up his skates and retire after 20 historic seasons.

  • Trending Now: Tom Hanks on going crazy while filming “Cast Away”
    by Graham Bensinger on March 1, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week's fan-favorite podcast, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks reveals how he got into character for some of his iconic roles. Plus, he also opens up about the physical and mental strain of "Cast Away."

  • Forward Progress with Maya Gabeira: Always scared when surfing big waves
    by Graham Bensinger on February 29, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, Brazilian big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira gets introspective about the mentality of her extreme sport, including an increase in her level of fear, an adrenaline rush when looking at weather reports and the stark contrast in emotions the day after she conquers a monster swell.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr: NASCAR Hall of Famer and Broadcaster
    by Graham Bensinger on February 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham travels to North Carolina to the home of Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the NASCAR Hall of Famer's first extensive interview about the numerous concussions that forced his early retirement. In this 2018 interview, the NBC NASCAR analyst candidly shares why he kept concussion symptoms a secret for so long, what his late father meant to him and the positive impact therapy has had on his career and marriage. We also hear from Dale Jr.'s wife Amy, and sister Kelley, as they share intimate stories of the racing icon.

  • Trending Now: Bert Kreischer on poaching talent and betting on himself
    by Graham Bensinger on February 23, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, comedian Bert Kreischer discusses starting his own company to do everything in-house after he decided to bet on himself, ultimately leading to a new level of success and the opportunity to help other comics.

  • Forward Progress with Arnold Schwarzenegger: Getting out of Austria
    by Graham Bensinger on February 22, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, legendary actor, businessman, and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger shares how he never really felt at home in Austria, the real reason he started bodybuilding, and how he predicted the permanence of his first trip to America.

  • In-Depth crew reflects on ‘hilarious’ interview with Bert Kreischer
    by Graham Bensinger on February 20, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham, producer, Brett Coppenbarger and camera operator/editor Carlos Dulcamara share behind-the-scenes stories from our interview with comedian Bert Kreischer. 

  • Bert Kreischer: Stand-up Comedian Known as “The Machine”
    by Graham Bensinger on February 19, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham gets a behind the scenes look at the wild life of comedian Bert Kreischer. Graham spoke with the comic known as “The Machine” from his Los Angeles podcast studio. In the interview, Bert talks about his rise to fame, some of the stumbles along the way, and the unique role his family takes in his life and career.. He recounts his hard-partying days as a student at Florida State that earned him a feature article in Rolling Stone. Kresicher also gives his take on the movie that was somewhat based on his life, and the one A-list actor he wants to watch it with.

  • Trending Now: Joe Namath on guaranteeing that his team would win Super Bowl III
    by Graham Bensinger on February 16, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath discusses the Jets’ historic Super Bowl III win against the Baltimore Colts, including his guarantee that the Jets would win and how the win aided the AFL-NFL merger.

  • Forward Progress with Kimbal Musk: You need to take risks to make a difference
    by Graham Bensinger on February 15, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, entrepreneur Kimbal Musk speaks on the love and energy behind taking risks, getting used to losing and learning from those losses. Musk also discusses his use of meditation to help find a work-life balance and how after turning 50 he’s looking forward to the second half of his life.

  • Behind the scenes: In Depth team on Josh Duhamel interview
    by Graham Bensinger on February 13, 2024 at 11:00 am

    The In Depth team takes you inside the interview with Emmy award winning actor Josh Duhamel.

  • Alex Smith: NFL Analyst and Former QB
    by Graham Bensinger on February 12, 2024 at 11:00 am

    ESPN NFL analyst and former quarterback Alex Smith invites Graham to his home for an in-depth look at his historic career and a discussion that includes the many obstacles Smith endured during his 16 seasons in the NFL. Smith talks openly about what it was like being a young QB charged with turning around a “dysfunctional” 49ers franchise and losing his job to Colin Kaepernick, among many other topics during the 2017 interview.