Bill Simmons Will Host A Grantland TV Show On ESPN

Starting this October, ESPN will air what it's calling The Grantland Basketball Show in prime time—"the first Grantland-branded television series." Who wants to see Bill Simmons do his best Harvey Levin impersonation? » 8/12/14 3:31pm 8/12/14 3:31pm

"'LeBron is obviously a Pantheon-level guy who would have been an All-Star in any decade,' said Simmons, his very being and consciousness spreading apart along a 26-dimensional space comprised of bosonic strings." [The Onion] » 6/05/14 3:26pm 6/05/14 3:26pm

Bill Simmons Thinks Memphis Fans Get Tense Because MLK Was Shot There

For many years now, Bill Simmons has positioned himself as a kind of ULTRA fan. He's not simply the voice of the fan anymore. He is more fan than you. He understands fandom in a way that you could not possibly understand. He understands that when fans get loud, things are going well! And when fans get quiet, things… » 5/30/13 9:29am 5/30/13 9:29am

The B.S. Report Report: Bye

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she recaps Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. This is her final recap. » 2/08/13 6:25pm 2/08/13 6:25pm

The B.S. Report Report: A Lobster That Had A Lot Of Poop Inside

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 2/01/13 7:05pm 2/01/13 7:05pm

The B.S. Report Report: Get It On

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 1/18/13 4:50pm 1/18/13 4:50pm

The B.S. Report Report: Road Games

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 12/24/12 3:30pm 12/24/12 3:30pm

The B.S. Report Report: Time For Pizza

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 12/14/12 6:05pm 12/14/12 6:05pm

The B.S. Report Report: I Love This Parlay So Much I Could Die

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 12/07/12 5:45pm 12/07/12 5:45pm

The B.S. Report Report: Winter Malaise

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 11/30/12 5:00pm 11/30/12 5:00pm

The B.S. Report Report: Back To Basketball

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 11/16/12 5:10pm 11/16/12 5:10pm

A Very Important Bill Simmons GIF

Words cannot do justice to Flapping Bill Simmons. Words cannot do justice to Flapping Bill Simmons. Words cannot do justice to Flapping Bill Simmons. Words cannot do justice to Flapping Bill Simmons. » 11/09/12 5:31pm 11/09/12 5:31pm

The B.S. Report Report: Falling In Love All Over Again

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 11/09/12 4:59pm 11/09/12 4:59pm

The B.S. Report Report: What About Readers Like Me?

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 11/02/12 4:53pm 11/02/12 4:53pm

The B.S. Report Report: This Is Positive Bullshit!

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 10/19/12 4:30pm 10/19/12 4:30pm

The B.S. Report Report: A Parlay For The Ages

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 10/12/12 2:30pm 10/12/12 2:30pm

The B.S. Report Report: "Whaaaaaat?"

Julia Alvidrez, Gawker Media's operations manager, is an unabashed fan of Bill Simmons and everything Grantland. She is also an occasional reader of Deadspin. Every week, she will recap Simmons's podcast, The B.S. Report, for us. » 10/05/12 2:30pm 10/05/12 2:30pm

13 Right-Wing Talking Points For The Simmons-Obama Podcast

As you might have heard, Bill Simmons finally scored an interview with Barack Obama this week. Now, we at Deadspin are obviously part of the Giant Liberal Gay Media Deathship, but that doesn't mean we can't at least try to strive for balance on occasion. That's why, as a favor to all the remaining GOP candidates, we'd… » 3/01/12 11:59am 3/01/12 11:59am

Read Bill Simmons Before He Was The Sports Guy, From The Boston Phoenix

The internet's not written in pencil, it's written in ink, or something. If you've spent your entire writing life online, it's likely that some Googlebot has crawled your pages, archiving every word you've ever written. But older writers who were young hacks shouldn't have to worry: their words were printed, not… » 12/15/11 3:00pm 12/15/11 3:00pm

Dear Bill Simmons, The Helmet Catch Was Not Luck

Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Buy Drew's new book, The Postmortal, through here. Find more of his stuff at his Twitter feed. » 11/03/11 2:20pm 11/03/11 2:20pm