Bill Simmons

William J. "Bill" Simmons III (born September 25, 1969) is an American sports columnist, analyst, author, and podcaster. He currently is the Editor-in-Chief for Grantland.com, which is affiliated with ESPN.com. He also contributes columns and podcasts to the website. He is a former writer for ESPN The Magazine and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Nicknamed The Sports Guy, formerly The Boston Sports Guy, Simmons gained the attention of ESPN with his web site, BostonSportsGuy.com, which earned him a job offer in 2001.Since joining ESPN in 2001, in addition to writing for ESPN.com, he has also hosted his own podcast on ESPN.com titled The B.S.
Posts about Bill Simmons
    • The Huge Statistics of Sports on Social Media

      If there’s one thing we could learn from the current online firestorm with the NFL, the media, and sports fans, it’s the impact of social media on the sports industry. Nielsen reports that through the first six weeks of the NFL season, viewership of games is down 7.5% year over year. I have little doubt that this is largely due to the reactions and subsequent conversations amp ...

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 19 readers -
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