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Monday, November 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Bill Simmons

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

Bill Simmons leaving ESPN

ESPN president John Skipper announced on Friday morning that Bill Simmons is leaving the company. Skipper said in a statement that negotiations between Simmons and the Worldwide Leader were ongoing but he decided not to bring back “The Sports Guy.” “I decided today that we are not going to renew Bill Simmons’ contract. We have…Read More

Kevin Durant tells Bill Simmons to ‘let it go’ about James Harden

Kevin Durant is sick and tired of hearing about the James Harden trade, and he’s not afraid to let people know that. The Oklahoma City Thunder hosting the Houston Rockets Sunday provided a perfect opportunity for some to rehash that storyline even though Harden has been in Houston for three seasons now. ESPN’s Bill Simmons…Read More

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