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by peeker643 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:07 pm
by jfiling » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:42 pm
by peeker643 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:00 pm
jfiling wrote:Simmons could start-up his own sports empire, particularly if he teamed up with a guy like Joe Posnanski. He could even just go the Pos route: maintain his own blog, with occasional crossposts to SI.com and magazine pieces.Somehow this feels like deja vu.
by jfiling » Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:45 pm
by Triple-S » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:15 pm
Swerb wrote:Go start a blog if you want to tell the world your incomprehendible ramblings.
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have a big arm and can throw the ball pretty damn far...... maybe even over those moutains. The Browns should sign me, i'll let you all in locker room to drink beer. Then we can all go out the parking lot to watch me do motorcycle stunts.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:44 pm
by pup » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:51 pm
by motherscratcher » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:34 am
Pup wrote:Simmons does his own thing (with the help of his heavy hitter Hollywood cats).First name on his roster...Mark Titus.
by jb » Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:38 am
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:Good.I hope I never have to see or hear him on ESPN again.I don't want his douchery to sully the great bastion of journalism that is ESPN.
by Cease » Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:39 am
by bucknutz94 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:56 pm
Cease wrote:No idea where he'll be writing, but I could see him joining Adam Carolla's ACE podcast network as Carolla tries to develop a revenue-generating platorm. Not that he'll get rich off of Podcasts, but if his buddy is working to put together a stable of talent, Simmons could throw his name on the talent roster for 2-3 years and see what happens. His Podcasts need to go no holds barred and with ACE, he could keep his writing obligations for a major publication separate from the four letter-laden Podcast. If the network bears fruit, he's got a piece of ownership. If not, at least he's in an uncensored environment with upside.
by Triple-S » Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:26 pm
by e0y2e3 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:56 pm
by Ziner » Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:12 pm
KO, please know the feeling is mutual. You're my worst case scenario for my career in 12 yrs: a pious, unlikable blowhard who lives alone.
I feel bad about saying Olbermann lives alone. I forgot about his cats.
by Triple-S » Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:49 pm
I can't believe that a guy who consistently loses to Nancy Grace attacked Simmons. As if I needed 1 more reason to loathe him.
Word on the street is that Keith's blow-up doll once declared him "WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD!!!"
by e0y2e3 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:53 pm
by Ziner » Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:57 pm
by Triple-S » Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:38 am
This assumes that Mr. Simmons' career now is where mine was twelve years ago (anchoring SportsCenter, then my own MSNBC political show, anchoring NBC Weekend Nightly News, writing a best-selling sports book, etc). In fact, this assumes that this is Mr. Simmons' career, which is remarkable. Also, anybody who could write as many words without saying anything of consequence really should throw around the word "blowhard" as frequently as he would a street sewer cover.Also, I don't think "pious" necessarily means what he thinks it does.Having made his point 50% of his words ago, Mr. Simmons still continues. As usual:
by motherscratcher » Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:10 am
e0y2e3 wrote:Guy's skin is incredibly thin.
by Triple-S » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:51 pm
Motherscratcher wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:Guy's skin is incredibly thin.I love Simmons but this is spot on. I don't really follow twitter but I've heard of a few instances of him melting and I usually get a kick out of it because he's funny. But, when you have a little mini feud with Roger fucking Brown I think you need to take a step back. The fact that Simmons even acknowledged Brown's existence speaks volumes to the thickness of his skin.BTW, what the hell does Olberman have against Simmons anyway?
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