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Less than three weeks after ESPN parted ways with the popular and verbose Bill Simmons, the Worldwide Leader has named a temporary replacement for the multimedia brand he founded. 125 more words
After being founded by a media personality who liked to think he was as edgy as Lenny Bruce, Grantland will now be led by someone with so little edge he might as well be a circle. 216 more words
Filling the shoes of Bill Simmons, the outspoken and outsize ESPN sports personality, is no easy task, but ESPN is going to try.
The Disney-owned sports-media juggernaut named veteran culture and sports journalist Chris Connelly as the interim editor of “Grantland,” the sports and cultural commentary site Simmons led and founded in 2011. 192 more words