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ESPN’s Jemele Hill ‘checkmated her bosses’: Bill Simmons says the anchor accomplished what he could not

It’s been a little over two years since ESPN chose to part with Bill Simmons and although the popular personality who loved to test the network’s boundaries and push his bosses’ buttons has moved on to other things, he couldn’t help but notice the kerfuffle last week over Jemele Hill’s tweets calling President Trump a […]

Tweets that have rocked ESPN: From Jemele Hill to Bill Simmons

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Here are some of the most notable social media posts that have caused the suits at ESPN to freak out in the past.

James Worthy Says It's 'Ludicrous' for Kevin Durant to Take His Showtime Lakers Spot

How does James Worthy feel about Kevin Durant saying he'd take his spot on the Showtime Lakers? In a word: "LUDICROUS." We got Big Game James at LAX... and asked him what he thought of KD's recent comments on "The Bill Simmons Podcast" -- where…

Kevin Durant Makes Bet With Bill Simmons Over LeBron James' Future in Cleveland

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The future of the Cavaliers man is one of the most talked about topics in the NBA. With the option to leave next summer, will James stay in Cleveland or is he off?

Kevin Durant says ‘No one wants to play in Under Armours’ while standing up for Nike

Kevin Durant’s latest shot at Under Armour shows us just how loyal he is to Nike. Kevin Durant returned to The Bill Simmons Podcast for a fourth time to discuss a number of topics in a fan mailbag episode. One of the topics that theShow More Summary

MSG Networks sale flounders as viewers cut cable

Sportswriter Bill Simmons once wrote about The James Dolan Theory, which stated that merely a mention of the Knicks owner's name traumatized fans with memories of years of repeated blunders. And that... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Ringer pulls off Vox-supported re-launch, now looks a lot like SB Nation

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The Ringer, Bill Simmons’ 14-month-old sports and pop culture site, re-launched Tuesday, officially moving from Medium’s publishing platform to Vox’s. The shift was first announced in late May. The @Ringer 2.0 – check out our revamped...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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

3 months agoSports : 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)

3 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

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

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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

4 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

4 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

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