Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Live Blog: The Inevitable Happens

Well, that happened. So this must.

Left-click to open; it’s the ESPN Podcenter link. Live blog is a pop-up.

I basically ended up transcribing it. I’ve extracted some excerpts here.

Read on for Simmons and Reilly on Kobe, Simmons and Reilly on golf (Reilly’s not going to the Masters), Simmons and Reilly on blogs (Reilly says, “holding down couch springs in his mother’s basement”; Simmons refers to 9/11), Simmons and Reilly on beat writers, Simmons and Reilly on ESPN, and much, much more. Continue reading


Filed under Bill Simmons, ESPN, Live Blogs, Media Personalities

Entrails: March 26th, 2009

Who would want to shatter that smile? (ABC)

Who would want to shatter that brilliant smile? (ABC)

I’m starting something new. This is a daily collection of links, not all sports-related, devoted to the best, most interesting, or most important stuff I want to share.

Send me stuff.

Scary details about Shawn Johnson’s stalker. (Chicago Tribune)

Is America losing its air superiority? An absorbing look. (The Atlantic)

Friday Night Lights is coming back. You’ll have to scroll; it’s buried, but it’s there. I also love this headline. (Ausiello Files)

One blogger no longer wants to marry a major leaguer. (Getting to First Base)

Connecting Shakespeare to Twitter, through brevity. The wit, of course, is a chancier proposition. (The Smart Set) Continue reading

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Filed under Entrails, ESPN, Olympics, Social Media, Tennis

Fantasy Partners: Why Does Rick Reilly Get Barack Obama While Bill Simmons Gets Matthew Berry?

Remember when Bill Simmons was going to have Barack Obama on his podcast?

My bet is that he can’t forget. This Rick Reilly piece won’t help. Continue reading


Filed under ESPN, Media Personalities, Questions