Jason Whitlock, the columnist who compared the NRA to the KKK, will be going to ESPN to create what he has said would be a black version of Grantland, the site ESPN personality Bill Simmons started. "For lack of a better description,...Show More Summary
John Skipper sold Nate Silver on websites, and now, apparently, Whitlock, too.
Indirect shots have been fired at Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and the rest of the NBA's elite guards. Point men included. The unmasked man behind the trigger? Kevin Durant. Speaking with ESPN Grantland's Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose, the...Show More Summary
A former college-basketball player and NBA hopeful eloquently ripped on Bill Simmons on his personal website this week after the superstar ESPN columnist made offhand remarks about his hair In a YouTube video posted last week, Simmons...Show More Summary
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Bill Simmons writes 9,000 words about a documentary about the Eagles. Grantland has achieved peak whiteness. [Grantland] Read more...
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Nate Silver sat down this week for a conversation with the man who many see as the model for his new FiveThirtyEight website at ESPN. Silver appeared on the "B.S. Report" podcast with Bill Simmons, who runs the ESPN-owned Grantland.com, and described his plans for the new site's launch for early next year.
Nate Silver, whose super popular politics blog FiveThirtyEight is leaving the New York Times and becoming a separate site at ESPN, did a podcast with Bill Simmons, whose Grantland will be a model for the new FiveThirtyEight. Silver calls the NYT “constrained a lot from its […]
Bill Simmons concludes his look at the basketball offseason, with some more help from a timeless '80s classic.
Grantland's Bill Simmons published Part 1 of his expectedly massive offseason recap yesterday and there's an interesting bit about Doc Rivers' move from Boston to L.A. According to Simmons, free agent point guard Chris Paul threatened...Show More Summary
Below is an excerpt from a Friday discussion moderated by PBS’s Mark Glaser on Nate Silver leaving the NYT to set up shop at ESPN (which sponsors Grantland): I want to add a personal note about Grantland and Bill Simmons. They remain role models for me and the Dish. If we had been able to […]
Legendary baseball writer Peter Gammons is the next mainstream personality to follow in the footsteps of Bill Simmons, Peter King, and (eventually) Nate Silver with the Wednesday launch of Gammons Daily, a Gammons-centric website centered...Show More Summary
PS: I will never like July 27th. It will always be the day Reggie died. I just hate this day. True Celtic fans know what I mean. — Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) July 27, 2013 Read more...
Nate Silver hasn't even started working at ESPN yet, and he's already one of the most powerful people at the network. He's getting a deal that took Bill Simmons a decade to get: Read more...
In its new home at ESPN, Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight will remain a separate site with verticals devoted to topics like weather and education.
This worked well for Bill Simmons and ESPN two years ago. Now Time Inc. is using the same playbook.
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Bill Simmons knows he shouldn't help the purple and gold, but he's going to do it anyway.
Bill Simmons launched his latest installment of the B.S. Report by relaying that he and fatherly head coach Doc Rivers have remedied any ill feelings toward each other. Michael Wilbon, co-host of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption and NBA Countdown (alongside Simmons), reportedly moonlighted as an arbitrator and muzzled the war of words. Show More Summary