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Bill Simmons gets roasted over the fire for his hot dog takes

Ringer editor-in-chief Bill Simmons kicked off quite the Twitter fight Monday over his opposition to emotional support dogs. Simmons started it off Monday morning by tweeting a Washington Post story about a dog injuring a passenger on a flight. Show More Summary

Play-in tournaments for bottom NBA playoff seeds are being seriously discussed; what could that mean for the league and its TV deals?

The idea of a play-in tournament for the NBA’s last few playoff seeds has been floating around for a while, with something along those lines repeatedly advocated by Bill Simmons dating back to 2007, but it seems it’s now gaining some traction with general managers and league executives. Show More Summary

Rachel Nichols, Katie Nolan to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

What do Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Diddy, Ashton Kutcher, Eva Longoria, Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Bill Walton, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, Mike Golic,...Show More Summary

Ben Affleck's Dad: It's Not His Fault My Boy's a Boozer!

Back in 2016, Ben Affleck appeared on Bill Simmons' short-lived HBO show and screamed about his love for Tom Brady in what appeared to be a drunken tirade. At the time, the unhinged rant was mostly laughed off, and it was only laterShow More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Kemba Walker To Clippers, Kevin Love To Hornets In Wild Four-Team Deal From Bill Simmons

When it comes to NBA trade rumors, a wild blockbuster deal has been proposed involving four teams and 15 players. Among them are Kemba Walker, Kevin Love, and DeAndre Jordan. However, that deal has been proposed for fun by sports journalist Bill Simmons. Show More Summary

"ANDRE THE GIANT" HBO Documentary Trailer has Dannie Swooning!

Click now to see the "ANDRE THE GIANT" HBO Documentary Trailer that has Dannie Swooning! Read the full article on AICN Hola Dannie aqui, HBO Sports, WWE, and the Bill Simmons Media Group released a trailer for a documentary about every...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons’s tweet about Barry Church’s ‘cheap shot’ on Rob Gronkowski went over poorly

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Bill Simmons, rabid fan of all teams based in New England, former ESPNer and founder of The Ringer, watched the AFC championship game Sunday and was furious about the hit that knocked Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski out of the game and into concussion protocol. It was, Simmons tweeted, “a cheap shot on Gronk to […]

Bill Simmons says he resents being left out of ‘O.J.: Made in America’ credits

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

ESPN’s acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary series would not exist if not for Bill Simmons. Simmons came up with the idea, partnered with ESPN executive Connor Schell to develop it, advocated for it at every step of the process and helped keep it alive when some within the company thought it had run its course. Show More Summary

HBO Sports and the WWE Are Producing a Documentary on the Life of André the Giant

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

HBO Sports and the WWE teamed up with Bill Simmons to produce a documentary all about the life and career of professional wrestling legend André the Giant. Their first trailer, titled “He Was A God,” gives us a glimpse at a small portion of the amazing entertainment that the amazing man brought to fans around...

Bill Simmons launches Ringer Films for short- and long-form docs, throws shade at “staleness” in sports docs

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

It looks like the forthcoming Andre The Giant documentary is just the first of many Bill Simmons is going to create at The Ringer. In a piece published Friday, Lacey Rose of The Hollywood Reporter writes that Simmons is launching a Ringer...Show More Summary

HBO releases teaser for Bill Simmons-produced Andre The Giant documentary, coming this spring

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

On Friday, HBO released a 30-second teaser for the network’s upcoming documentary on wrestler (and actor!) Andre The Giant, “He Was a God,” which is being co-produced by Bill Simmons and will debut in “spring 2018.” The teaser is pretty...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Ripped Jon Gruden and Has a Patronizing Name for ESPN Suits Who Like Him

5 months agoSports : The Big Lead

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Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting to feature talks from Bill Simmons, Jeremy Schaap, Jay Harris

5 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Many of those with long TV sportscasting careers have talked about how their academic backgrounds didn’t really prepare them for what they needed to know, and about how much they had to learn on the job. Now, Dan Patrick is launching...Show More Summary

Did Bill Simmons imagine the chair-workout video that defined Yi Jianlian’s reputation as a bust?

5 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

On Thursday, Deadspin published a fascinating story about the ill-fated career of former NBA forward Yi Jianlian, who was drafted No. 6 overall in 2007 but averaged only 7.9 points and 4.9 rebounds over five years. The piece centersShow More Summary

What caused Michael Rapaport to turn on his buddy Bill Simmons?

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

You can count Michael Rapaport among those of us who thought Bill Simmons’s failed HBO show “Any Given Sunday” was just the worst.

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