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A Short List of Things Bill Simmons Invented

7 hours agoSports : The Big Lead

Bill Simmons got upset earlier this week when baseball writer Jonah Keri published a thing which Bill Simmons had previously encouraged (...)

Here’s an NHL column that has absolutely nothing to do with Bill Simmons.

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Here’s an NHL column that has absolutely nothing to do with Bill Simmons. Definitely not. [The Comeback] Read more...

Bill Simmons called out Jonah Keri, and we think he’s joking, but you never know

On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated published the first part of Jonah Keri’s annual “trade value” rankings, in which Keri ranks the top 50 players in baseball by how much they would fetch in a theoretical trade. The concept began with Bill...Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Shows Entire World His Ass

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

You wanna see some petty shit? Here’s some extremely petty shit: Read more...

Jimmy Kimmel Explains How Oscars Should Have Ended, In Podcast With Bill Simmons

 Jimmy Kimmel tried, on Oscar night, to convince best-picture presenter Warren Beatty to appear on his ABC late night show the next night to talk about the snafu. "I told Warren Beatty he was in trouble…There is only one way to handle...Show More Summary

Did Colin Cowherd rip off Bill Simmons’ “VP of Common Sense” idea?

There are only so many sports ideas, but when one is floated by a highly-prominent columnist, used repeatedly by him, repeatedly attributed to him by others, and then over a decade later, floated as a completely new and original idea by a former colleague of that columnist, it raises questions. Show More Summary

The top 10 coin flips in history

last monthHumor / odd :

The Super Bowl is old news at this point and I have a love/hate thing with Bill Simmons going on, but I loved his ranking of the top 10 coin flips in history, which in typical Simmons fashion, crosses a bunch of different boundaries, from technology: 10. Show More Summary

Newswire: An Andre the Giant documentary is coming, thanks to HBO and Bill Simmons

Andre the Giant—fearsome professional wrestler, beloved cinematic rhyming giant—will soon be the subject of a documentary. Deadline is reporting that the film will be produced by Bill Simmons, the sports media mogul behind The Ringer and formerly of ESPN’s lamented/late Grantland. Show More Summary

Andre The Giant set for big upcoming documentary on HBO

The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary. WWE, HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce "Andre The Giant," a documentary film examining the life and career of one of professional wrestling's truly biggest stars. Andre Rene...

Bill Simmons’s Next HBO Project? His Long-Awaited Return to Sports Documentaries

last monthNews : Mediaite

It's a question many in the sports media world have wanted the answer to: What's next for Bill Simmons at HBO?

‘Andre The Giant’: WWE, Bill Simmons & HBO Tag Team On Documentary

“The Eighth Wonder of the World” is coming to a TV near you — ideally a big-screen. WWE, HBO and Bill Simmons Media Group are teaming to produce Andre the Giant, a feature-length documentary about the 7-foot-4, 500-lb.-plus pro wrestling legend who helped build an entertainment empire. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Preps Next HBO Project

As part of Simmons' lucrative deal with the premium cable channel, he'll produce an Andre the Giant documentary with the WWE and HBO Sports. read more

Inspiring: Man Who Single-Handedly Brought Down Roger Goodell Now Runs Successful Start-Up

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

A lot has changed for Bill Simmons since he sat for an interview with Recode’s Peter Kafka back at the South by Southwest festival in March of 2015. He got fired from his longtime job at ESPN; he launched an HBO television series; he founded The Ringer on content platform Medium; HBO canceled his television series;… Read more...

Bill Simmons says The Ringer is profitable, will move off Medium

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Last year was a choppy one for Bill Simmons. He launched his new online venture, The Ringer, striving to prove that he could fuel his own site with a variety of writing, podcasts and video, yet have it stand apart from Grantland, which he created under the ESPN umbrella. Show More Summary

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