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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

Here are Some Silly, Baseless Bill Simmons Rumors

2 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Simmons is suspended and not talking, so time to run rumors, folks!

Industry Scuttlebutt: Bill Simmons Wants Out Of ESPN, And The Offers Are Already Coming In (DIS)

A couple weeks ago, star ESPN columnist/talking head/"shadow president"/podcaster Bill Simmons called the commissioner of the NFL a liar and challenged his ESPN bosses to punish him for it. They did. Simmons is currently serving a three week suspension without pay. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Is Just Maxin' And Relaxin' On His Instagram Account

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

It's been nine days since ESPN suspended Bill Simmons for going on a mildly profane and not-at-all edgy rant about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. So what's Simmons been up to since then? Based on his Instagram account (which he is apparently not banned from using, unlike his Twitter account), it seems like he's been having a real chill time. Read more...

Bill Simmons In Chapters – Chapter I: Rise Of The Sports Guy

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

In wake of suspension, will Bill Simmons leave ESPN when his contract is up?

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

On Friday, Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand wrote a thorough tick-tock about ESPN’s decision to suspend columnist Bill Simmons without pay after he called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar in a podcast. Noteworthy for its behind-the-scenes look at the decision-making process in Bristol, Ourand ends his story with a bit of informed speculation about […]

Bill Simmons Getting a Longer Suspension Than Ray Rice Shows Everything Wrong With Society

Let's have a look at where the NFL really stands. The post Bill Simmons Getting a Longer Suspension Than Ray Rice Shows Everything Wrong With Society appeared first on The Good Men Project.

CNN Guest Commits Ultimate Fashion Goof, Wears Same Outfit As Host

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

On Sunday morning's edition of Brian Stelter's Reliable Sources, Stelter's guest Jim Miller, who had come on the show to discuss the ongoing saga of Bill Simmons' suspension, was instead the focus of a hilarious fashion faux pas. Stelter and Miller were dressed like twins. Read more...

The ESPN Ombudsman reviews the Bill Simmons suspension

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The latest Bill Simmons suspension has had even the most ardent detractor of the former Boston Sports Guy supporting him. Many have pointed to Simmons calling NFL Commissioner Robert Goodell as the basis for the ESPN suspension. AndShow More Summary

ESPN Suspends Writer Who Called Goodell a Liar

Amy Davidson, The New Yorker: Would a political reporter be suspended by his news organization for calling the President a liar? It's practically in the job description. Bill Simmons, of Grantland and other ESPN enterprises, called Roger Goodell, the NFL commissioner, a liar in a podcast and challenged his bosses to tell him he couldn't say so. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons's Apology to ESPN – Paid for by ESPN

Bill Simmons's Apology to ESPN – Paid... 1:37 This is definitely not a corporate video created by ESPN and the NFL. Submitted by: chris_singel Regular Keywords: honest press conference bill simmons apologize apology espn roger goodell...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons was suspended for public insubordination, article states

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Bill Simmons used a lot of profanity in his now-infamous rant against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a podcast earlier this week. That didn't bother the columnist's bosses at ESPN.

9 Sports Journalists Who Have Been Suspended or Fired

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

On Monday of this week, ESPN fan favorite Bill Simmons dared his bosses in Bristol to fire him for claiming that Roger Goodell is a liar in stating that he never saw the video of Ray Rice punching his wife until later this year. This denial from Goodell flies in the face of not only […]

The Sports Guy Vs. ESPN: How Bill Simmons Lost Bristol

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

It was, he would later tell a confidant, like something out of The Godfather. Bill Simmons was meeting with two of the most powerful executives at ESPN, John Skipper and John Walsh, in a conference room in ESPN's then-unfinished Los Angeles office hard by the Staples Center. Show More Summary

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