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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Articles tagged: Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons rips ESPN some more: They did not support Grantland

Bill Simmons rolled out the first several episodes of his new podcast this week, and those who have wanted to hear his take on what went wrong with ESPN have not been disappointed. Simmons has already spent a significant amount of time bashing his former employer on “The Bill Simmons Podcast.” In Friday’s edition, he…Read More

Apple reportedly sought exclusive rights to new Bill Simmons podcast

Coming to Apple this fall: the new iBill podcast featuring Bill Simmons? Seems like it actually came fairly close to happening. According to a report on Tuesday by Peter Kafka of Re/code, the tech giant explored the possibility this summer of inking The Sports Guy to an exclusive podcast deal as part of a campaign…Read More

Did Chris Mortensen delete Deflategate tweet because of Bill Simmons?

ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen on Tuesday finally deleted his infamous tweet about Deflategate. Mort apparently figured out where the “delete” button was around the same time Bill Simmons started chiming in on his false report. Coincidence? Most people don’t seem to think so. Here is how Simmons demonstrated what he believes Mortensen should have…Read More

Bill Simmons to host weekly show on HBO

Bill Simmons is taking his talents to HBO. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated reports that Simmons has signed a multi-year deal with HBO and will be hosting a weekly show on the network beginning in 2016. He will also be producing content for HBO’s digital platforms, which will include video podcasts. Simmons, who went through…Read More

HBO in talks with Bill Simmons about ‘multipart deal’

Bill Simmons is the biggest free agent in the sports media world, and it sounds like he has a potential new deal on his hands. The Hollywood Reporter published an article Wednesday about HBO’s future plans, and one thing they mention is how the network is in talks with Simmons, who is done with ESPN….Read More

Report: Bill Simmons already done with ESPN on all platforms

ESPN president John Skipper announced last week that the World Wide Leader will not be renewing Bill Simmons’ contract when it expires in September. Apparently Simmons is leaving much sooner than that. How much sooner? According to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated, Simmons is essentially already gone. He has worked out an agreement with ESPN…Read More

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