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...