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Malcolm Gladwell says ESPN suspending Bill Simmons was an “embarrassingly low moment”

Renowned author Malcolm Gladwell appeared on Bloomberg TV today and opined on the ESPN suspension of his e-mail correspondent Bill Simmons.  To no surprise, Gladwell didn’t think too highly of ESPN’s decision to suspend The Sports Guy for three weeks. Show More Summary

Malcolm Gladwell: Bill Simmons’ suspension ‘was an embarrassingly low moment’ for ESPN

Malcolm Gladwell tells Bloomberg TV that suspending Bill Simmons “was totally the wrong decision” by ESPN. “I thought that in the course of expressing their opinions, sports columnists are allowed to draw conclusions. Apparently not....Show More Summary

MALCOLM GLADWELL: ESPN's Suspension Of Bill Simmons 'Was An Embarrassingly Low Moment'

Malcolm Gladwell thought ESPN's suspension of Bill Simmons was out of line. Speaking to Bloomberg TV's Emily Chang, Gladwell was asked if suspending Simmons was the right decision. His response: "No, it was totally the wrong decision. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Met CM Punk at a Hockey Game

2 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

This is what it’s like when world’s collide.

Further Evidence Bill Simmons & Ellen DeGeneres Are The Same Person

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Yesterday a commenter remarked on some similarities between ESPN word-jock Bill Simmons and entertainer Ellen DeGeneres. We conducted a detailed forensic analysis of their faces, and you can see the shocking results in the above video. Read more...

Mike & Mike try to bury the hatchet with Bill Simmons

The morning after the latest Bill Simmons pipebomb, Mike & Mike took to the airwaves to elaborate on the Thursday feud between Mike Golic and The Sports Guy.  Golic criticized Simmons for trying to “grab headlines” with some comments about LeBron James on The Herd. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Ran Into CM Punk At A Kings Game

Oneofthesemenhasspentthelastmonthandahalfbattlingunfairsuspensionsfromevilauthorityfigures andgettingintofeudswithtagteampartnersthataresupposedtobehisfriends.TheotheroneisCMPunk. Yep,embattledsportsguyBillSimmonsranintotheartistformerlyknownasTheBestInTheWorldataLosAngelesKingsgameonThursday.

Simmons-Golic go at it

ESPN’s Bill Simmons has yet to “go public” regarding management’s decision to call his B.S. Report bluff with a three-week suspension.  But the man reportedly furious with the decision to put him on the bench for three weeks in the wake of Simmons’ Goodell-is-a-liar-and-I-dare-the-bosses-to-call-me rant found himself publicly sparring with ESPN colleague Mike Golic on…

Mike Golic Tweets, "all is good" After Speaking to Bill Simmons

2 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

You’ll have to listen to ESPN radio tomorrow for the full discussion.

Bill Simmons Goes on Twitter Rant, Attacks Mike Golic and ESPN

On today’s ESPN radio show Mike and Mike, Bill Simmons’ opinion on LeBron James and the Cavaliers slow start in the early NBA season was called “ridiculous” by one of the show’s co-hosts, Mike Golic. Simmons, who was suspended by ESPN...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons rips into ESPN's 'Mike and Mike' on Twitter

ESPN has another Bill Simmons crisis on its hands after the Grantland editor attacked network colleagues Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg in a furious Twitter rant.

Bill Simmons publicly blasts ESPN -- again

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

ESPN analyst Bill Simmons, who was recently reinstated after a profane on-air rant in which he dared his bosses to reprimand him, is publicly attacking ESPN again by blasting "Mike & Mike."

Bill Simmons publicly blasts ESPN -- again

ESPN analyst Bill Simmons, who was recently reinstated after a profane on-air rant in which he dared his bosses to reprimand him, is publicly attacking ESPN again by blasting "Mike & Mike."

Bill Simmons Goes After ESPN Show over Ethics in Sports Journalism

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Not long after ESPN personality Bill Simmons returned to ESPN from his three week suspension, he finds himself in a feud with another ESPN entity.

Is Bill Simmons trying to get suspended from ESPN again?

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

ESPN host and Grantland editor Bill Simmons is not one to follow the “if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all” rule. His mouth famously earned him a three-week suspension from the network in September when he launched into a profanity-laced tirade about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on his podcast, […]

Bill Simmons Had Another Spectacular Twitter Rant And Called Out ESPN And ‘Mike And Mike’

3 weeks agoSports : With Leather

RememberwhenBillSimmonsgotsuspendedfordroppingnapalmonRogerGoodell?Rememberwhenhecalledouthisbosses,daringthemtosuspendhim?Yeah,well,he’ssortofatitagain.Thismorning,ESPN’sMikeandMikerippedSimmonsforcommentshemadeaboutLeBronJames.Inshort,SimmonssaidJamesdoesn’tlookthesameandhe’scertainlynotplayinglikeit(he’srightbytheway).

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