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Carmelo Anthony, Thunder are ‘circling each other,’ per report

Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder have mutual interest, according to Bill Simmons Carmelo Anthony is halfway out the door and ready to move on from the Knicks. The only question left to answer is where will it be. A darkShow More Summary

Did ESPN overreact to the launch of FS1? Bill Simmons and Jim Miller believe so

In light of the recent layoffs at ESPN and FS1 (and Fox Sports Digital), performing an autopsy of sorts on these two huge media conglomerates has become a favorite pastime for those who follow and cover sports media. Count Bill Simmons...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Says LeBron James Will Wind Up With The Lakers

last monthSports : The Big Lead

Bill Simmons is convinced LeBron James is going to the Lakers next summer.

Kevin Durant Says Kyrie Irving Is Better Than Allen Iverson (AUDIO)

Just 48 hours after capturing his first NBA Championship as well as Finals MVP – Kevin Durant is now booking shows and making the rounds in the media. During a recent appearance on Bills Simmons podcast, Durant reflected back on the season he had as well as the Golden State Warriors epic playoff run, and […]

HBO’s investment in Bill Simmons/The Ringer doesn’t look great after latest cancellation

When Bill Simmons went to HBO in July 2015 and signed a reported three-year deal worth $7 to $9 million annually, there were high expectations of him starring in his own TV show, developing other TV shows, succeeding with written, audio and video content at The Ringer (where HBO is an investor), and working on documentaries. Show More Summary

‘Game Of Thrones’: Bill Simmons Launches New Aftershow On Twitter As HBO Cancels ‘After The Thrones’

HBO has canceled After The Thrones, the Game Of Thrones aftershow from Bill Simmons, which ran on its digital platforms. Following the network’s decision, Simmons’ The Ringer has moved to launch a similar, new aftershow titled Talk The Thrones, which will stream live on Twitter and Periscope following each episode beginning next month. The Ringer

Bill Simmons' Game of Thrones Recap After the Thrones Moves to Twitter

After the Thrones, the Game of Thrones aftershow from Bill Simmons, is going through some major changes. The weekly recap is moving from its home at HBO and being rebranded as Talk the Thrones, according to the Hollywood Reporter. It...Show More Summary

NFL on Amazon? NBA on Netflix? Get Ready, Bill Simmons Says

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Silicon Valley will soon hold the rights to major sporting events, says the podcasting godfather who has a well-deserved reputation as a visionary.

Bill Simmons criticizes ESPN, John Skipper, says tech will own sports rights in five years

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Since ESPN’s decision in May 2015 not to renew his contract, Bill Simmons has frequently been quite vocal in his criticisms of the company.  That continued Wednesday in his appearance at Recode’s Code Conference, where Simmons spokeShow More Summary

What Bill Simmons’s move of The Ringer to Vox Media means

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Bill Simmons’s sports and culture website is on the move, joining Vox Media’s platform. Simmons, who created The Ringer after parting with ESPN two years ago, will retain editorial control and ownership of the website in a partnership that was announced Tuesday. Vox, which will sell advertising for The Ringer, has popular websites that include […]

Bill Simmons Signs Deal to Move Sports Site to Vox Media

Bill Simmons has signed a deal to move his sports and culture website, the Ringer, off Medium and onto Vox Media’s platform, Vox executives have announced.

Bill Simmons Takes His Show on the Road — Again

Lightning rod sports commentator Bill Simmons, who has bounced around after a long and contentious stint with ESPN, is on the move again. CNN reports that Simmons, who still has a deal with HBO, is moving his sports, tech and...

The Ringer, Bill Simmons’s Site, Will Switch Its Host to Vox Media

The move by The Ringer, which will maintain editorial independence, is a blow to Medium, which has hosted the sports and culture website since it began last June.

Mallory Edens, Daughter of Milwaukee Bucks Owner, Just Roasted Bill Simmons on Twitter

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Mallory Edens made a name for herself as her team’s proxy three years ago during the NBA lottery. We haven’t heard much from her since, but apparently, she’s been stockpiling her resources for what she was about to do to Bill Simmons on social media. Bill Simmons, who’s been casually lobbying for an NBA GM […]

Bill Simmons got absolutely crushed by Mallory Edens after tweeting he should be Bucks GM

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Bill Simmons, the former ESPN yakker, learned a very important lesson Wednesday night. If you come at the Milwaukee Bucks, bring your A game because Mallory Edens is waiting for you. Edens is the daughter of Bucks co-owner Wesley Edens and became a viral Internet sensation during the 2014 draft lottery when the Bucks landed […]

Bill Simmons predicted ESPN will buy The Players’ Tribune. Here’s why they won’t.

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The Ringer editor-in-chief Bill Simmons talked a lot of elements of sports media on his most recent podcast, with Ringer editor-at-large Bryan Curtis and Jason Gay of The Wall Street Journal, but he saved the boldest prediction for last. Show More Summary

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