Bill Simmons is ESPN online columnist and pop culture guru. Also known as The Sports Guy.
Ben Affleck: Was He Wasted in This Interview?
Bill Simmons: PISSED at ESPN For Shutting Down Grantland
Back in May, ESPN fired Bill Simmons unexpectedly, thus forcing sports fans everywhere (read: Boston) to go to Gisele Bundchen's Twitter page in order to read the boastful ramblings of someone who regularly fellates Tom Brady.
We kid Simmons, but he's really one of the funniest and most insightful sports journalists working today, and he deserved better than to be unceremoniously canned in very public fashion. Now, ESPN has twisted the knife by shutting down Grantland, the irreverent sports and pop culture site that Simmons created in 2011.
Bill Simmons Heads to HBO, Will Host Weekly Talk Show
Move over, John Oliver and Bill Maher.
There's a new television personality heading your way.
Bill Simmons to Depart ESPN in September
Bill Simmons will soon leave the ESPN family.
The television personality and columnist, who serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the website Grantland, could not agree on terms of a new contract and will break from ESPN this fall.
Bill Simmons: Suspended by ESPN for Slamming Roger Goodell as a "Liar"
ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks.
The company took this action against Simmons (who runs the website Grantland) after he went off on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a recent podcast, labeling Goodell a "liar" following the executive's press conference on Monday.
President Obama Raves About Bulls Title Hopes, Jeremy Lin, Omar From The Wire
U.S. President Barack Obama was actually the guest on Bill Simmons’ "B.S. Report" podcast today ... something we don't see Mitt Romney doing anytime soon.
During the 24-minute, basketball-oriented sit-down, Obama guaranteed a Chicago Bulls title before he leaves office ... presumably by 2017, not this summer.
Keith Olbermann Continues to Slam Bill Simmons
Man, how low must the ratings of MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann have fallen?!?
After all, we can only imagine the host's random, personal attacks against ESPN.com columnist Bill Simmons stem from a need to garner attention. You can get caught up on the feud HERE, but in a nutshell:
Bill Simmons vs. Keith Olbermann: The War of Words
Earlier this week, Bill Simmons (aka "The Sports Guy") penned an online column, which argued the following thesis:
The eventual comeback by Tiger Woods on the golf course will be more difficult than the in-ring return of Muhammad Ali, following his hiatus from boxing that stemmed from avoiding the Vietnam War draft.
Sports Guy, Sports Gal Weigh in on Jayde-Audrina Feud
In his latest column, which was originally about the Lakers-Rockets playoff series, ESPN's Sports Guy, Bill Simmons, relays an argument he had with his wife over Jayde Nicole and Audrina Patridge and their feud on The Hills. Really.
It is certainly a controversial topic that had people buzzing this week. Here's the excerpt from Simmons' column about the latest epic Hills confrontation ...
Ray J: The Best Defense Against Reggie Bush
Bill Simmons is an ESPN columnist known as "The Sports Guy."
During his most recent NFL picks feature, Simmons pointed out the most effective way to stop Kim Kardashian's boyfriend, Reggie Bush, who is tied for the league lead with eight touchdowns this season. We'll let him share it with readers:
Sports Guy Ponders Spears-Winehouse Death Pool
ESPN's The Sports Guy, a.k.a. Bill Simmons, was recently asked a by a reader what The Hollywood Gossip itself ponders daily: If you had the No. 1 pick in a death pool draft, would you take Britney Spears over Amy Winehouse?
Indeed, it's a question for the ages. While we would prefer the musings of his wife, The Sports Gal, Bill Simmons' response is pretty funny...
The Sports Gal Recaps The Bachelor Finale ... Finally
The Hollywood Gossip is on its game.
Unlike a certain lazy, yet funny Sports Gal.
The Sports Gal On the Bachelor, Episode Seven
The drama on the 10th season of The Bachelor is peaking as Andy Baldwin cut the field down yet again, and it's time for The Hollywood Gossip's weekly recap of the always-enthralling Monday ride.
As usual, ESPN's Sports Gal will do the honors.
The Sports Gal Recaps The Bachelor Hometown Visits
The drama on the 10th season of The Bachelor continues to intensify and it's time for The Hollywood Gossip's weekly recap of the always-enthralling Monday night fiasco that is Andy Baldwin's search for everlasting love.
As usual, ESPN's Sports Gal will do the honors. The wife of ESPN's beloved Sports Guy, a.k.a. Bill Simmons, offers her thoughts below on last night's events and the final four aspiring brides... and how she likes none of the above.
The Sports Gal Recaps The Bachelor, Take Five
The wife of ESPN.com's renowned Sports Guy offers her thoughts below on the many aspiring Mrs. Andy Baldwins, so let's get right down to business.
The Sports Gal's Recap of The Bachelor, Episode 4
It is time, yet again, for The Hollywood Gossip's recap of last night's episode (#4) of The Bachelor on ABC.
As usual, the Sports Gal will do the honors. The wife of ESPN.com's The Sports Guy (a.k.a. Bill Simmons) does a tremendous job of blogging the adventures of Andy Baldwin, so why mess with a good thing.
Sports Gal Recaps The Bachelor, Take Three
It is time, yet again, for T.H. Gossip to break down last nightÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s gripping episode of The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman on ABC.
Oh, who are we kidding. We're going to do the usual thing and let the Sports Gal do the honors. The wife of ESPNÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s beloved Sports Guy (a.k.a. Bill Simmons) does a tremendous job, as we know.
Last Night On The Bachelor: Andy Baldwin Meets the Ladies, Sports Gal Sizes Up the Competition
We've recapped Dancing with the Stars.
We've given you the blow by blow (and Spencer Pratt really blows) of last night's season finale of The Hills.
Bill Simmons Talks About Super Bowl, Brody Jenner
ESPN's Bill Simmons, a.k.a. The Sports Guy, is famous for his long-winded, hilarious sports columns, being married to The Sports Gal, and for watching enough television to rot the brains of even the pop culture aficionados at T.H. Gossip.
That said, it's only appropriate that when asked to describe his feelings on Miami, site of tonight's Super Bowl XLI, Simmons turned to a young reality TV star we know and sort of love. Here's what Bill writes...
ESPN's Sports Gal Goes Off on Ryan/Reese, Britney/K-Fed, Patrick Demspey/Wife
The focus of the Gal's latest online diatribe? Celebrity divorces. And any fan of The Hollywood Gossip knows there have been 1-2 dozen recently. Here's her column, paraphrased slightly:
Bill Simmons on How to Dress as Lindsay Lohan for Halloween
We've tried to come up with a few Halloween costume ideas for our loyal fans and readers. We hope the Nicole Richie suggestion was helpful, for example, but you'd have needed to cease eating 18 months ago in order to ensure its most realistic effect.
Sports Gal Takes Aim at the Bachelor, Kristin Cavallari