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Fox Sports Really Wants Bill Simmons To Watch The Red Sox Today

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The low-key Bill Simmons-Fox Sports Twitter spat has been one of the more amusingly dumb things in sports media in this long summer. Today, we learned that there's only one Simmons — but there are tons of Fox Sports accounts that can correct him.

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Here's Simmons's first tweet today, a typical gripe about his Red Sox being blacked out in Los Angeles with the twist of tweaking Fox Sports' relentless promotion of its newly-launched Fox Sports 1 as FUN:

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That prompted the exact same tweet from 11 separate Fox Sports accounts:

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Simmons could certainly have justifiably blocked and reported all of those accounts as spam, but his actual response was bitchier.

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Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty

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