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  1. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Grantland's Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the nature of the NFL, the World Series, the perception of the Red Sox, why he is picking the Bulls to win the NBA title and more. Simmons ESPN MLB analyst Curt Schilling covers his expectations for ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  2. Simmons' top YouTube Fenway moments

    If you are starting to come down from the natural high of David Ortiz's game-tying grand slam and the subsequent walk-off win, check out this piece from Grantland: Bill Simmons Top 10 Fenway Goose Bump Moments of the YouTube Era. You're welcome....

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  3. The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Bill Simmons

    BROWNS (-4) over Bills The case for Buffalo: Football Outsiders has the Bills ranked no. 10 overall, a whopping 14 spots ahead of Cleveland (no. 24) ... Cleveland fans are still reeling from last night's season-ending Indians loss and will go i...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  4. The Yankees and the Ewing Theory

    Andrew Marchand

    Are the 2013 Yankees an example of the Ewing Theory, made famous by Bill Simmons? The theory, devised by Simmons' friend Dave Cirilli, has two main elements: 1. A star athlete receives an inordinate amount of media attention and fan interest, y...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  5. The Sports Guy's readers sound off on PEDs

    Bill Simmons

    The readers weigh in on one of sports' biggest issues.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  6. The Sports Guy on performance-enhancing drugs

    Bill Simmons

    If everyone is secretly suspicious of so many athletic achievements in the 21st century, why aren't we talking about it?

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2013
  7. Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 4 picks

    Bill Simmons

    It's a final cleansing of the Sports Guy's inbox, plus Week 4 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  8. Bill Simmons on Sox hitting reset button

    Bill Simmons' 3,000-word column on the Red Sox-Dodgers transformational deal is a must-read for any Sox fan that's been disgusted over the last season-plus and now feels hopeful again. Here are a couple of our favorite excerpts: 1. Personally,...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  9. How We'd Fix It: The MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby

    Grantland Staff

    Combine Battleship With The Hunger Games Here is how you fix the Home Run Derby: Start with an aircraft carrier. Matter of fact, whenever you are "fixing" anything, "start with an aircraft carrier" is always a good jumping-off point. Now you take sa...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  10. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show Preview May 30, 2012

    Listen on Wednesday as Colin is joined by Grantland's Bill Simmons (10:45 a.m. ET), seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry (11:15), the MLB Network's Mitch Williams (11:45) and's Jim Bowden (12:15 p.m.). As always, email the show (theherd@esp...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  11. David Ortiz was able to recover from the kind of slump that Alber...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus writes that at the start of 2009, it sure looked like David Ortiz was finished. Now three years later, Ortiz has made some adjustments and improved his approach, and he's hitting like his former self.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  12. Weekly preview: Oh, yeah, the Yankees

    David Schoenfield

    Remember one week ago? I know many of you wanted to kill off the Yankees and Red Sox. Both teams were 0-3 and in such dire straits that Bill Simmons had a special podcast with his buddy JackO -- a Yankees fan -- to commiserate in their pain. Well,...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  13. What happens when two uber-Red Sox fans start trading messages?

    Bill Simmons and Michael Schur

    Trading messages about the uncertain past, present, and future of the Sox.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  14. editor Janet Simmons eyeballs the sabermetics game...

    Janet Simmons

    For ESPN Boston editor Janet Simmons, the Sloan Analytics Conference passed the eyeball test.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  15. Bill Simmons delivers his body of work from 2011-12

    Bill Simmons

    Anything and everything written by the Sports Guy in 2011-12.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  16. MLB - Justin Upton leads top 50 list of MLB players under age 25

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 major leaguers age 25 and under, starting with Justin Upton.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011