Bill Simmons took some more shots at ESPN in an interview that was published this week, and he made one remark that seemed particularly harsh.
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From the moment it was revealed that ESPN would not be renewing his contract, Bill Simmons was courted by just about every media network and major internet venture out there.
Bill Simmons discussed the surprising and sudden shutdown of his project website Grantland during his latest podcast, which was posted on Wednesday night.
ESPN announced on Friday that the plug is being pulled on Grantland, and it didn’t take long for Bill Simmons to share his opinion on the decision.
Bill Simmons believes the NFL had a role in his departure from ESPN because of all of his criticism of Roger Goodell.
ESPN, and Grantland in particular, are still feeling the aftershocks of Bill Simmons’s departure. Now, several of Grantland’s staffers are leaving to join up with their old boss.
Bill Simmons has made it a mission to trash ESPN seemingly every chance he gets now that he has begun a new era with HBO, and one of his former coworkers is tired of having to sit back and take it.
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.