FreeDarko Also Scrubbed From Bill Simmons's Book

It seems Charlie Pierce wasn't the only critic to get thrown out of the Sports Fella's book. Or maybe there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for this that has nothing whatsoever to do with this? [FreeDarko] » 12/14/10 6:45pm 12/14/10 6:45pm

Charles P. Pierce Responds To Bill Simmons's Response To Charles P.…

First came this. Then came Simmons's tweet. And now here's Pierce: "And right back at you, you mendacious, whiny little thin-skinned bag of breeze, you. I've been thrown out of better joints than your bibliography." Yeah, Pierce wins. [] » 12/13/10 4:15pm 12/13/10 4:15pm

Deadspin Classic: Bill Simmons Is Not The Cosmos (The Book Of Basketball

The paperback edition of Bill Simmons's Book of Basketball is now in stores, and reader Patrick Sauer points out one notable tweak to this version: Charles P. Pierce's name no longer appears anywhere in the text. You don't suppose it has anything to do with Pierce's review of the book, do you? » 12/13/10 2:40pm 12/13/10 2:40pm

You Are Not The Cosmos: A Review Of Bill Simmons's Book Of Basketball

You've read Will Leitch's essay about the Sports Guy. Now here's Charles P. Pierce, sportswriter and author, with a somewhat different take. UPDATE: A year later, Simmons responded to this review by scrubbing two mentions of Pierce from the paperback edition. More here. » 11/12/09 5:45pm 11/12/09 5:45pm