Credit: Android PoliceCredit: Android Police Rumors began to float around yesterday that Google was preparing to launch podcasts on Google Play Music this month after podcaster Bill Simmons mentioned it in a tweet. Now it looks like there’s more concrete evidence than ever. Show More Summary
Well, it would seem that when Bill Simmons let slip yesterday that podcasts would be hitting Google Play Music soon, he hadn’t jumped the gun by much. Some users are now seeing the podcast integration in Play Music, but as is so often the case with Google, this is happening server side and [...]
We’ve known since October that support for podcasts would be coming to Play Music, but the when has remained a mystery. Today Bill Simmons, host of the popular BS Podcast, took to Twitter to tell fans that the podcast would be available on the new platform when it launches later this month. It would [...]
Bill Simmons tweeted to fans that his podcast would be available on the Google Play podcast platform when it launches later this month. That's a much more comforting ETA than the "coming soon" Google was content with dishing out for months.
Back in October of last year, Google announced that podcasts would soon join the line-up of offerings on Google Play Music. October seems like a hell of a long time ago, so as you can imagine, many of us have been itching for some news on when they might actually arrive. Show More Summary
When talk first began last summer about an Adrian Wojnarowski-led NBA site, it seemed to fit into a model of personality-driven affinity or vanity sites, including Bill Simmons’ since-shuttered Grantland and Peter King’s The MMQB. After...Show More Summary
Sure, you could just talk to the person sitting next to you at the party. But why limit yourself? From Bill Simmons to Shannon Sharpe, these folks will keep you entertained, even if the game doesn't.
Bill Simmons recently asked President Obama what he would tell himself if he could go back to 2008. Here is his answer:...somehow in those first two years, I think...
If it’s another Bill Simmons podcast, it must mean another angry diatribe. In the latest edition with writer Malcolm Gladwell, the two discuss the NFL’s move to Los Angeles. And in the course of conversation, the failed bid of Carson, CA came up and the name of Disney CEO Robert Iger. Show More Summary
The second life of Grantland continues. Three months after Dan Fierman jumped ship to MTV News (as four editors joined Bill Simmons at his new venture), the site’s erstwhile editorial director has brought on several of his former staffers to revamp the network’s operation. Show More Summary
2015 was a game changer in sports media. Bill Simmons and Colin Cowherd left the tight claws of ESPN for other networks. And the losses for the Mothership were much larger than the two oversized personalities, with significant subscriber losses emerging as a major narrative. Show More Summary
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The day before Halloween, Grantland came crashing down. The news wasn’t entirely a surprise—the ESPN-owned pop culture and sports site had been hanging by a thread since editor Bill Simmons’s exit—but it prompted a familiar cycle of breathless eulogizing and hand-wringing from afar. Well-liked media outlets fold and fold again, but Grantland, with its enviable [...]
The day before Halloween, Grantland came crashing down. The news wasn't entirely a surprise—the ESPN-owned pop culture and sports site had been hanging by a thread since editor Bill Simmons's exit—but it prompted a familiar cycle of breathless eulogizing and hand-wringing from afar. Show More Summary
Despite the fact that it shut down Bill Simmons’ Grantland, ESPN continues to roll out new episodes of 30 for 30, the acclaimed documentary series co-created by Simmons. In fact, the 30 for 30 style is expanding, and one of ESPN’s new video series adopts a similar tenor. Show More Summary
Abby Wambach may not have have scored in her final international game Wednesday, but she went out with a verbal bang. Prior to that game, the soccer star had appeared on a podcast with Bill Simmons, and she was not shy about calling out U.S. men’s national team Coach Jurgen Klinsmann and his roster decisions. “I […]
To gain perspective on the two biggest stories in sports journalism in 2015, you need to dial up a podcast from two years ago. On Aug. 15, 2013, Jason Whitlock was Bill Simmons’ guest on his “BS Report” podcast for Grantland. Yes, it...Show More Summary
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You probably know Sal Iacono better as Cousin Sal from “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” or Bill Simmons’ podcast. He’s also the new NFL gambling expert for ESPN. Given his association with Simmons and the acrimonious way that Simmons and ESPN parted...Show More Summary