Deadspin Classic: ESPN Nixes Bill Simmons-Barack Obama PodcastWill Leitch3/01/12 8:53amFiled to: Bill SimmonsBarack ObamaEspnDeadspin ClassicPoliticsB.s. reportNewsRepublished6EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkBill Simmons recently sat down with President Obama for his podcast, which is up now on Grantland (and which has already spawned a delightful hashtag on Twitter). The last time the two were supposed to talk, ESPN ruined everything. Originally published April 16, 2008.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.