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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons tells FOX Sports 1 to ‘settle down’

Bill Simmons is getting a jumpstart on the impending rivalry between ESPN and FOX Sports that is sure to heat up with the launch of the new FOX Sports 1 on Aug. 17. Simmons, in a way that only he would be bold enough to, told the upstart network to literally “settle down” over Twitter…Read More

Bill Simmons’ Wimbledon joke backfires

The 2013 Wimbledon Championships have featured a number of unexpected upsets on the ladies’ singles side. The semifinal matches have been set, with 15th-seeded Marion Bartoli awaiting her Thursday meeting with 20th-seeded Kristen Flipkens and 23rd-seeded Sabine Lisicki pitted against No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska. The big names are lacking. Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki…Read More

Bill Simmons fires back at Doc Rivers, calls him ‘Glenn’

The beef between Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers continued on Friday, and Simmons got personal when he called the former Boston Celtics coach by his real name. The whole thing started on Thursday when Simmons, a popular writer for ESPN who served as a commentator at the NBA Draft, accused Rivers of quitting on the…Read More

Doc Rivers: Bill Simmons ruined the NBA Draft broadcast

Doc Rivers and Bill Simmons brought us a bit of rare, unscripted entertainment on Thursday night when they engaged in some verbal sparring on live television during ESPN’s coverage the NBA Draft. Rivers was asked about Simmons’ assertion that he quit on the Boston Celtics, to which Doc responded that Simmons is an idiot who…Read More

Doc Rivers calls Bill Simmons an ‘idiot’ (Video)

Longtime Boston Celtics fan Bill Simmons is not pleased with the current state of his favorite NBA team. In particular, the ESPN analyst is angry about the way Doc Rivers forced his way out of town. At the NBA Draft on Thursday night, Rivers was asked about Simmons’ assertion that the coach quit on the…Read More

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