Tag Archives: ESPN

With The Ringer and “Any Given Wednesday,” Bill Simmons Jumps the Shark

Two media launches, two failures. It’s like Mookie Wilson hit not one but TWO ground balls to first base, and Bill Buckner botched them both. Continue reading

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SEVEN THINGS WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK: Losing Your Bruce

Every single thing we shouldn’t be talking about now combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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Food As Sport, The Legend of Joey “Jaws” Chestnut

In time for county-fair season, pathologist and writer John Biemer on the phenomenon of eating competitions in this our land of largesse. Continue reading

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Bill Simmons Meets the Fockers. Will He Defeat Them?

How the Sports Guy, the ESPN columnist turned NBA Countdown commentator, is a lot like Ben Stiller. Continue reading

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