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Ranking the Top 5 Free Agents for Boston Celtics to Pursue During 2015 Offseason

To paraphrase Bill Simmons, the Boston Celtics are in great shape; they just need a best guy...and a second-best guy. The C's have become darlings of the league thanks to their unexpected playoff push, but the truth is this is a team...Show More Summary

David Blatt Just Stands There Like A Buster And Parrots LeBron's Calls

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

ESPN NBA writer Brian Windhorst, who is as connected to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers as any reporter can be, was a guest on Bill Simmons's latest podcast, and he dropped some juicy stuff about the various melodramas that have been hanging over the team all season. Show More Summary

‘Daily Show’ Pursued Louis CK, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer Before Hiring Trevor Noah

It’s been alleged that The Daily Show pursued Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer before they hired Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor. This news has come via Grantland’s Bill Simmons, who took to Twitter to make the allegations. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons: Comedy Central Courted 3 Big Names for Daily Show

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Trevor Noah is officially the next host of The Daily Show, but apparently there were some big names Comedy Central tried to pursue first.

Bill Simmons's New NBA Podcast Has The Same Theme Music As The Starters

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Bill Simmons launched a new podcast this week called Bill Don't Lie (groan). It's the latest place to find Simmons giving endless dissertations of his basketball theories, and there's something a little off about it. As first noticed...Show More Summary

Newswire: Comedy Central may have tried to get Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer for The Daily Show

Now that news of Trevor Noah’s ascent to The Daily Show throne has been made official, it’s time to immediately turn our attention to what could have been. According to Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons, Comedy Central pursued three “big-ass names” for the coveted gig before settling on Noah: Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer. Show More Summary

SportsCenter went all-in covering WrestleMania

Last week we told you about the beguiling way in which SportsCenter and ESPN had suddenly taken an interest in WWE.  That included Jon Gruden appearing on, Bill Simmons appearing as a guest commentator on Raw, and an E:60 special going behind the scenes of the pro wrestling giant. Show More Summary

The Three Big Names 'The Daily Show' Pursued Before Settling on Noah Trevor

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

According to Bill Simmons, Trevor Noah wasn't Comedy Central's first choice.

Rumor: Comedy Central tried to get Amy Poehler, Louis CK, and Amy Schumer for 'Daily Show' job

Grantland's Bill Simmons seems to have a scoop regarding why "The Daily Show" hired 31-year-old  relative newcomer Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart instead of a big name. Simmons tweeted to his 3.47 million followers following Monday's Comedy...Show More Summary

Jon Gruden analyzing the WrestleMania Battle Royal is amazing WrestleMania takes place this Sunday and WWE has had a couple ESPNers take part in the build-up.  Bill Simmons appeared on Monday Night Raw as a guest commentator for a match, but the real highlight is Jon Gruden’s QB Camp analysis of the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Show More Summary

Jon Gruden Breaks Down The Battle Royal Field In His Own Special Way

last weekSports : Deadspin

Bill Simmons's appearance on WWE Raw may have been a dud, but Jon Gruden taking a break from taping his QB Camp segments to gush about a man in a rabbit suit's flexibility and the fact that you can "watch a movie" on Ryback's back more than makes up for it. He seems to be legitimately amazed by the bunny! Jon Gruden is weird and great. Read more...

Bill Simmons called a 10-man tag team on WWE Raw and possibly broke kayfabe

It’s been a good month for celebrity news cameos on WWE Monday Night Raw. First, Jon Stewart and Seth Rollins’ (...)

Did Bill Simmons Make A Fool Of Himself On WWE Raw?

last weekSports : Deadspin

Bill Simmons joined Snoop Dogg as a special guest on tonight's WWE Raw, and if that sounds like the dumbest thing in the world to you, you'd be right. Simmons didn't even take a bump, which is some weak bullshit. Even worse, it appears...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons is on WWE Monday Night RAW because I don't know why but shut up and enjoy it

This probably doesn't make sense! Bill Simmons made an appearance live on WWE Monday Night Raw. Why? I don't know. Some fans seem confused too. But he was definitely there! Take a look: MAAAAH GAWD THAT'S BILL SIMMON'S MUSIC!! BUSINESS... Show More Summary

Horatio Sanz Discusses His Problems with ‘SNL”s Conservatism

Horatio Sanz spoke with Grantland’s Bill Simmons about having recently given a critical interview for the update of James Andrew… Read More

Bill Simmons and Colin Cowherd Think Media Alliances Drove Favorable Jim Boeheim Coverage

last weekSports : The Big Lead

“You’ve really gotta look at the agendas, and what’s happening on both sides of the story.”

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