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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: Jesse Ventura living off the grid in Mexico
    by Graham Bensinger on May 17, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, former wrestler and Governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura lives off the grid in Mexico for six months of the year and takes measures to avoid drones.

  • Forward Progress with Howard Schultz: Why I really came back to Starbucks
    by Graham Bensinger on May 16, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, businessman Howard Schultz reflects on the highs and lows of his time as CEO of Starbucks. He shares the experience of helping the company through the 2008 recession and COVID-19 pandemic and how he kept himself motivated during hard times.

  • Greg Norman: 2x British Open Champion
    by Graham Bensinger on May 13, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham sits down with legendary golfer Greg Norman, who discusses picking up golf out of boredom, going against his father’s wishes by turning pro and playing a round with his best friend, former President Bill Clinton. In this 2015 interview, the two-time major championship winner also reveals how he has put a positive spin on his 1996 Masters collapse, explains how he built his business empire and shares his wildest stories off the course.

  • Trending Now: Shaquille O'Neal on never working hard in practice
    by Graham Bensinger on May 10, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, NBA hall of famer, Shaquille O’Neal on “chilling out” during practice and how Phil Jackson helped him win the MVP award.

  • Forward Progress with Ron Howard: The real reason I quit Happy Days
    by Graham Bensinger on May 9, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, Hollywood director and actor Ron Howard remembers quitting his eighth-season tenure as Richie Cunningham on Happy Days to pursue his dream as a filmmaker.

  • Rob Dyrdek: Entrepreneur and TV Host
    by Graham Bensinger on May 6, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham sits down with Rob Dyrdek at the Fantasy Factory in L.A. to discuss his early pro skating career and the many entrepreneurial successes that followed, including Street League Skateboarding, shoe design and multiple TV shows on MTV. In this 2014 interview, Dyrdek also addresses getting hypnotized for success and his fallout with the late Chris “Big Black” Boykin.

  • Trending Now: Jerry Seinfeld thinks kids are the “greatest show on Earth”
    by Graham Bensinger on May 3, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, comedian Jerry Seinfeld opens up about his feelings of depression and darkening moods, elaborating on how this tendency comes with a creative mind. He also shares the impact of his kids, calling them the greatest show on Earth and how much fun they are to watch, and discusses his parenting style.

  • Forward Progress with Dirk Nowitzki: I didn’t want to accept the NBA MVP award
    by Graham Bensinger on May 2, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki walks us through some of the highest highs and lowest lows throughout his Hall of Fame-worthy career. Dirk remembers the pain of the Mavs’ surprising loss to the Miami Heat in the 2006 NBA Finals and the firehose of emotions as his team finally won it all in 2011.

  • In Depth crew reflects on "hilarious" Jerry Seinfeld interview
    by Graham Bensinger on April 30, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham, producer Brett Coppenbarger and Brian Mueller share behind-the-scenes stories from our interview with actor/comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

  • Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian and Star of “Unfrosted”
    by Graham Bensinger on April 29, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham sits down with comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld in New York City. Seinfeld takes us back to his comedy roots growing up on Long Island, including early influences in his standup career. He remembers the “terror” of going on The Tonight Show, and the secrets to the success of “Seinfeld”. The father of three opens up about family life, explaining how not being equipped for marriage made him want to take the plunge. The first-time director also shares stories from the set of his movie “Unfrosted” and what it took to get Hugh Grant for the film.

  • Trending Now: Blake Griffin has no interest in NBA job after retirement
    by Graham Bensinger on April 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, former NBA star Blake Griffin reflects on fatherhood, the love for his two kids and the freedom he feels when setting worldly concerns aside to spend time as a family. The six-time NBA All-Star also offers his thoughts on marriage and career pursuits after the NBA.

  • Forward Progress with Jerry Rice: I am driven by the fear of failure
    by Graham Bensinger on April 25, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s motivational podcast, the legendary NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice explains why the fear of failure propelled his success and the difficulty of his first year in the NFL.

  • Vince Young: College Football Hall of Famer
    by Graham Bensinger on April 22, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham talks with retired, two-time Pro Bowl quarterback, Vince Young, who talks about his fallout with Coach Jeff Fisher and the Tennessee Titans, rebounding from bankruptcy and the passing of friend and father figure, Steve McNair. The 2019 College Football Hall of Fame inductee also looks back on his Rose Bowl championship with the University of Texas and as an owner of an Austin steakhouse.

  • Trending Now: Jeanie Buss on Magic Johnson selling his stake in the Lakers
    by Graham Bensinger on April 19, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In this week’s fan-favorite podcast, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss discusses her relationship with Hall of Famer Magic Johnson. She talks about the mentor-mentee dynamic between Magic and her father, Jerry Buss, her experience working with Magic on the Lakers ownership group, and her reaction to the unexpected news of his resignation.

  • Forward Progress with Charles Schwab: Dyslexia made me feel stupid
    by Graham Bensinger on April 18, 2024 at 5:37 pm

    In this week’s motivational podcast, financier Charles Schwab recalls how he struggled in school because of his undiagnosed dyslexia. His son’s diagnosis with similar symptoms helped Schwab realize he, too, had a learning disability, which he struggles with to this day.

  • Cheryl Hines and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Interview
    by Graham Bensinger on April 17, 2024 at 9:58 pm

    As part of the Cheryl Hines episode, Graham had the opportunity to speak to the actor and her husband Robert F. Kennedy Jr. before a political fundraiser in Los Angeles. Graham spoke with the presidential candidate and Hines about the early days of their relationship and tough moments in the marriage. They also share interesting animal stories and a conversation with Fidel Castro. 

  • In Depth crew reflects on "pretty, pretty, pretty good" Cheryl Hines interview
    by Graham Bensinger on April 16, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham, executive producer Brad Galbreath and producer Brian Mueller share behind-the-scenes stories from our interview with actor/comedian Cheryl Hines.

  • Cheryl Hines: Actor and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Star
    by Graham Bensinger on April 15, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Graham spends a couple days in Los Angeles with actor Cheryl Hines. Best known for playing Larry Davd’s wife in “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, Hines reflects on the life-changing phone call from David telling her she got the role, to the emotional moment after shooting the final episode. The Florida native also remembers emotional moments with her family as she made the move from Tallahassee to Hollywood. Hines details the many odd jobs she had in her early days in LA, from bartending at the hotel where the OJ Simpson jury was sequestered, to working as Rob Reiner’s personal assistant. She also talks about the ups and downs of her husband Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s presidential campaign.

  • 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.