I’ve decided to try my hand a predicting the banzuke for the upcoming Nagoya Basho. As someone who has watched sumo for a little under 2 years and having never tried this before I feel that this will be the definitive banzuke prediction you will find on the internet. Like I said on the podcast if I get more than two spots incorrect on this list I will consider this whole thing a complete and utter failure.
And just like that the basho is over and our long vigil til the next one begins. It was a great time though, and we break down our favorite parts. We have a special news bulletin at 39:45 and letters from some very special fans at 1:07:43.
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*Spoilers through day 7*
We scurry between our many desks to bring you the latest on the Natsu basho at the halfway mark.
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It’s finally time for sumo again! We take a look at the banzuke, current events, and make some amateurish predictions. Special thanks to our listeners who called in and left us messages!
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The haru basho is complete and our long wait for more sumo begins again. Hopefully our thoughts can help tide you over. We have word from our legal sponsor once again at 50:53 and we’ll see you again soon with some bonus episodes!
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The long drought is over and we finally have more sumo! To mark the occasion we tricked Tachiai.org’s Bruce into giving us the secrets to the lower divisions of sumo that we don’t know much about. If you want to skip our nonsense, you can find the interview in between ads from our sponsors at 39:00 and 69:47. As always we want to know what you think, so leave us a voice mail at our Google voice number, 805-613-SUMO (7866)!
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The first basho of 2018 has come and gone. We laughed, we cried, we got a crazy surprise winner. The GSB crew covers all the big stories with special guests Robot Mak and Depression Flyric. Check out an ad for sumo’s next big event at 42:08 and let us know what you think!
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*Spoilers through day 8*
There have been a couple of high-profile injuries, but it kinda feels like there are fewer than normal, doesn’t it? Either way we have an ad from our health sponsor at 17:49. We cover the current standings, surprises, storylines, and more in our Hatsu midway episode!
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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 tried her best impression of a screaming banshee. Piper the puppy has been dismissed from Grand Sumo Breakdown.
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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 enjoy the show!