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How Hamilton Helped Me Fall In Love With Musicals

I was never really a fan of musical theatre growing up. I found the idea of just randomly breaking into song to be kinda weird. 478 more words

The story behind the Gordie Howe jersey Cameron wears in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

The sports world is mourning Gordie Howe, aka “Mr. Hockey,” who passed away on Friday at the age of 88. Howe, who played for the Detroit Red Wings for most of his career, scored 801 goals during his time in the NHL (second only to Wayne Gretzky), and officially retired at the impressive age of 52. 314 more words

NFL

Bill Simmons sorry for quote calling out ESPN employees: 'My apologies for being a jackass'

The Hollywood Reporter ran a long feature this week on Bill Simmons and his recent projects, including the launch of his new website, his podcast network, and his new show on HBO. 321 more words

ESPN

It's About Time the 'Internet' is Demoted to the 'internet'

Last week Grantland Jr., er, The Ringer released a tittilating take on the capitalization of the word Internet and its recent demotion to un-proper noun. More boring than talking bridge strategy with your senile grandma, Bill Simmons reminds us how brutal long reads are … and why Grantland folded. 327 more words

Small Talk

Province Sports Radio: Is there a Canadian Bill Simmons out there?

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Bill Simmons’ new site, the Ringer, launched on Wednesday.

On the latest episode of Province Sports Radio, Patrick Johnston and Eric MacKenzie look at what Simmons’ influence on sports media has been and where things might be going. 30 more words

Sports

RIP Grantland

Originally published in The Fordham Ram on February 3, 2016 as part of the “From The Desk” series written by The Ram’s editors. 753 more words

The Ram

Pay For What You Get

In the midst of all the drama that’s taken place with Michael Strahan walking away from The Kelly and Michael Show and becoming a member of  211 more words

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