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Bill Simmons is kinda sorta calling Roger Goodell a liar again

Bill Simmons was given one of the heftiest suspensions in the history of ESPN last month and it all started when he called Roger Goodell a liar.  Simmons reportedly sat a week for calling Goodell a liar on his podcast and two weeks for daring his bosses to sit him the one. Show More Summary

Tom Brady -- Scores Role In 'Ted 2'

Tom Brady's got TWO big movies in the works... so says Mark Wahlberg who revealed that Brady will appear in "Ted 2" and the upcoming "Entourage" flick. Wahlberg was talking to Bill Simmons on "The B.S. Report" this week when he dropped the…

N.F.L. Roundup: Bill Simmons Discusses Suspension From ESPN, Until He Doesn’t

Simmons was suspended for three weeks after calling N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell a “liar” concerning when he became aware of the Ray Rice video.

Live, from ESPN… It’s Simmons’ Right!

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

With three weeks of quiet reflection comes, perhaps, some new wisdom. Per New York Times sportswriter Richard Sandomir, there is a chunk of conversation missing from Bill Simmons‘ Friday podcast conversation with James Andrew Miller, author of the recently updated SNL oral history Live from New York. Show More Summary

Grantland’s Emily Yoshida is Headed to The Verge

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Grantland culture editor Emily Yoshida recently indicated she was leaving the acclaimed Bill Simmons operation. Today, FishbowlNY can exclusively reveal her new professional home. Yoshida has accepted the challenge of building out The Verge’s coverage of film, TV, music and related matters as entertainment editor. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons finally has his sanctuary in the Grantland Basketball Hour

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Within the first two minutes of the Grantland Basketball Hour, legendary WWE announcer Jim Ross voiced over an animation of Kevin Love coming to Cleveland and the show had “rented” John Tesh’s Roundball Rock.  Freed from the shackles...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Pokes the Bear

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

“Forced to testify” – that’s interesting. http://t.co/jcCLPpYm38 — Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) October 23, 2014 ESPN’s suspension of Bill Simmons for ranting about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ended Wednesday, October 15. Last night, he was back at it again, poking the bear. Show More Summary

ESPN's Bill Simmons returns to the airwaves, Twitter on Wednesday

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

ESPN analyst Bill Simmons will return to the airwaves and Twitter on Wednesday after serving out his three-week suspension for a tirade against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Bill Simmons In Chapters: Top Of The Pyramid

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Over the last decade, Bill Simmons has become one of the most important figures in sports. He’s an incredibly popular ESPN columnist and podcaster, the editor-in-chief of his own site at Grantland, a key figure in the 30 for 30 series’...Show More Summary

Why ESPN Pays Bill Simmons $3 Million Plus, Even Though His Traffic Is So Tiny (DIS)

Three weeks ago, ESPN columnist/talking head/editor/producer/podcaster Bill Simmons was suspended after calling the commissioner of the NFL a liar and challenging his bosses to do something about it. This prompted us to ask sources around the sports-media industry what they made of the situation. Show More Summary

Deadspin Hey, Bill Simmons, Come Work For Us!

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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Hey, Bill Simmons, Come Work For Us!

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Bill Simmons's three-week suspension from ESPN ends on Wednesday, and there is already a lot of conjecture about how the suspension has affected his relationship with higher-ups at ESPN, and if he will stay with the network when his contract is up next year. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons In Chapters: Sports Guy to Sports Czar

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Over the last decade, Bill Simmons has become one of the most important figures in sports. He’s an incredibly popular ESPN columnist and podcaster, the editor-in-chief of his own site at Grantland, a key figure in the 30 for 30 series’...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons wants everyone to know he’s enjoying his suspension. Got that, ESPN?

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Bill Simmons is two weeks into his suspension from ESPN for daring it to suspend him for a rant in which he called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar. This suspension applies to social media as well as the many outlets the Worldwide Leader — but evidently that doesn’t apply to Instagram, where he’s been […]

Bill Simmons in Chapters: The BS Report Hits the Fan

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Over the last decade, Bill Simmons has become one of the most important figures in sports. He’s an incredibly popular ESPN columnist and podcaster, the editor-in-chief of his own site at Grantland, a key figure in the 30 for 30 series’...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons's Websites Are Surprisingly Tiny, And One Potential Bidder Says He’s Not Worth $3 Million Per Year (DIS)

Late last week, we passed on scuttlebutt that ESPN columnist/podcast/sports guy/talking head/producer Bill Simmons will be a free agent in a year. People in the tech and media industries believe Simmons wants to leave ESPN, where he reportedly makes more than $3 million per year. Show More Summary

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