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By Donald Battle On Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Bill Simmons Hires Big Time Exec for His New Media Network

If you want to be successful, it’s extremely important to have a strong team and Bill Simmons trying to take over the media world. He already has his tapped into the website and podcast sectors and is getting More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Bill Simmons Is Making an Andre the Giant Documentary for HBO

If this is true, then we definitely know Bill Simmons isn’t playing any games over at HBO. Aiming to deliver a haymaker to ESPN — Simmons is reportedly preparing an awesome HBO documentary about legendary More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Report: ESPN’s The Undefeated Adding 20 Staffers As Grantland Ends

Is the Worldwide Leader cutting millions in cost, or finally cutting the final cord with Bill Simmons? Amid the news that ESPN has shut down the publication of Grantland, The Big Lead is reporting that The Undefeated More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, October 9th, 2015

4 Grantland Writers Quit ESPN to Join Bill Simmons

This isn’t surprising. You knew there would be defections because of their loyalty to Simmons. 4 highly regarded @Grantland33 staffers turned in resignations today to @ESPN and will be going to work for @BillSimmons — More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Bill Simmons Trashes ESPN Over Deflategate Coverage On New Podcast (Audio)

The “B.S. Report,” is no longer — replaced by the all new “The Bill Simmons Podcast.” And since Simmons no longer works for ESPN,he can now harshly criticize NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as much More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Bill Simmons Twitter Rant on Steve Ballmer Being Incompetent Clippers Owner

Now that Simmons is free from ESPN and on HBO, he can twitter rant as much as he want and not worry about being suspended. Today, he wanted to rant about the Clippers, so that is what he did. 1. Steve Ballmer seems More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Jay Williams To Replace Bill Simmons On ESPN’s NBA Draft Coverage

The NBA Draft takes place this Thursday on ESPN, and a new face will be among the regulars on the NBA’s biggest night. According to SI’s Richard Deitsch, Jay Williams will take Bill Simmons’ spot at the More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, May 31st, 2015

VICE Media Wants Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons will have a lot of suitors once his contract is officially up with ESPN. It is going to cost you a lot of money and control to get him, but the suitors will line up. One of those will be VICE MEDIA. Shane More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Report: CBS and NBC Sports Have No Interest in Hiring Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons is still under contract with ESPN until September, but it appears two huge networks have no interest in the Boston Sports guy. According to Sports Business Daily, both the heads of CBS and NBC have More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

John Skipper Confirms Bill Simmons Found Out ESPN Career Over via Twitter

It’s a cold world out here, and Bill Simmons is suffering a full blown bout of lovers scorn at the moment.  According to a report from Hollywood Reporter, John Skipper has indeed confirmed that Bill Simmons More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Report: Bill Simmons Could Get $7-$10M A Year

Richard Dietsch of is reporting that Bill Simmons is going to be alright regardless of ESPN’s decision to part ways. Dietsch via a well-connected source — believes Simmons can fetch anywhere More...

By Daniel Seahorn On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Report: ESPN Deducted Pay From Bill Simmons Days Before Christmas

There was certainly no love loss between Bill Simmons and ESPN before the recent nasty breakup, but it seems that some more details are coming to light following the recent split. Following ESPN suspending Simmons More...

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