August 16th, 2023 | 44 mins 1 sec
freakanomics, match-fixing, media, scandal, statistics, yaocho
Accusations of match-fixing in sumo are nothing new.
August 9th, 2023 | 42 mins 19 secs
betting, gambling, scandal, sumo scandal, yakuza
Part 1 in a series about the scandals of sumo.
August 2nd, 2023 | 42 mins 23 secs
chiyonokuni, dave, sumo mainichi
We're chatting about the recent retirement of Chiyonokuni with one of his biggest fans - Dave from the Sumo Mainichi Podcast.
July 27th, 2023 | 57 mins 29 secs
basho, hoshoryu, playoff
Did we like how the July basho ended? We sure did!
July 18th, 2023 | 44 mins 27 secs
basho, days 4-10, hokutofuji, july, nishikigi
A few of our favorite moments and story lines from the July basho.
July 11th, 2023 | 50 mins 25 secs
2023, july, nishikigi, shonnanoumi, terunofuji, tournament
A primer on Shonnanoumi and a break down of what happened on days 1 - 3 of the July tournament.
July 5th, 2023 | 50 mins 37 secs
Who ARE Gonoyama and Hakuoho?
June 28th, 2023 | 49 mins 14 secs
Who ARE these pro sumo wrestlers? One remains a bit of a mystery while the other is a character and a half.
June 21st, 2023 | 35 mins 57 secs
dead body, dead body rule, exception, rule, rules, sumo rule
What is this rule we hear about sometimes in sumo?
June 14th, 2023 | 47 mins 10 secs
belly, fan event, hiradoumi, ichiyamamoto, karaoke, rubbing, sadanoumi, shodai, singing, sumo, ura
Oh Ma Lawd. The Belly Touching Sumo Event was everything we needed and more. Karaoke, giggles, awkwardness, and oh so much fun to watch.
June 7th, 2023 | 41 mins 52 secs
ikioi, kakuryu, kiribayama, kirishima
Sumo wrestlers step into new chapters of life.
May 31st, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
basho, kiribayama, ozeki, sekiwake, terunofuji
Who won BINGO? Who won the basho?
May 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
2023, days 4-10, may, sumo
Sumo breakdown!! We're chatting about the boys of sumo in this day by day breakdown of the May 2023 sumo tournament.
May 16th, 2023 | 32 mins 37 secs
basho, days 1-3, may
Our favorite moments from days 1-3 of the May basho.
May 10th, 2023 | 39 mins 19 secs
henka, henka king, ichinojo, retirement
Ichinojo's surprise retirement and henka stats!
May 2nd, 2023 | 35 mins 47 secs
banzuke, dallas sumo club, gagamaru, kiribayama, may 2023, terunofuji, texas, wakamotoharu
Leslie met retired rikishi Gagamaru over the weekend. Hear the story and hear our discussion of the latest banzuke for May 2023.