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With Leather’s Watch This: NBA Players Read The Mean Tweets People Send Them

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My favorite part of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets – NBA Edition” is that the mean Tweet they chose to have Bill Simmons read was so vanilla and plain.

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Bill Simmons Thinks Memphis Grizzlies Fans Are Sad Because Of Martin Luther King Jr.

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ESPN NBA analyst and Grantland honcho Bill Simmons is the center of even more Twitterverse vitriol than usual today <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2013/05/bill-simmons-said-memphis-fans-get-down-on-their-teams-because-martin-luther-king-was-shot-there-seriously/" target="_blank">after he made a statement about Memphis Grizzlies fans</a> on <a href="http://www.grantland.com/podcasts#" target="_blank">his latest podcast</a> that was a bit of a leap, to be nice.

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Bill Simmons: Memphis Fans Get Down On Their Team Because Martin Luther King Was Shot There

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Bill Simmons made an incredible leap in logic by saying Memphis fans gets down about their sports teams because of MLK assassination.

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Daniel Tosh’s ’30 For 30.0′ Breaks Down One Of The Internet’s Greatest Slam Dunk Videos

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For as long as people have been posting humiliating home videos to YouTube with the hopes of becoming the next Star Wars kid or Tay Zonday, my absolute favorite has always been <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpg7q9u8VCk" target="_blank">the goofy white kid showing off his slam dunk moves</a> on a NERF hoop in his basement.

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Bill Walton Just Said, 'F*ck It' Last Night

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Yesterday, Deadspin reported that <a href="http://deadspin.com/espn-suspends-bill-simmons-from-twitter-after-em-first-453717304?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow">ESPN’s golden child and father of Grantland, Bill Simmons, had been unusually silent on Twitter for the past two days</a>, and it turned out that the Worldwide Leader has placed a gag order on him after he criticized First Take’s <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkPUj30GpPs">horrible debate segment between Skip Bayless and Seattle Seahawks DB Richard Sherman</a>.

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Obama: 'The Bulls Are Going To Win… Eventually'

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I’m a part-time sports blogger and dick-joke-maker, so of course I hate Bill Simmons.

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Guess the Favorite 'Wire' Character of America's Former Presidents

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President Obama recently appeared on Bill Simmons’s podcast, the B.

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Obama Does Bill Simmons' Podcast, Claims He Had A Podcast Before Podcasting Was Cool

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Grantland unleashed a bit of a surprise on the world this morning when it <a href="http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/18690/b-s-report-transcript-barack-obama">released a podcast interview</a> President Obama did yesterday with Bill Simmons in the White House (listen to it <a href="http://espn.go.com/espnradio/play?id=7631801">here</a>).

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What Is the Least Cared About Show on Television?

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I love Grantland* because the writers there have an uncanny ability to take a Tweet-sized thought -- "'90210' is the least cared about show on television" --and expand it into a 2,000-word think piece.

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So Much For Those August NBA Meetings

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David Stern took a break from planning his 2-week vacation that sadly never happened to talk to everyone’s favorite self-anointed basketball expert, Bill Simmons, on his podcast last week.

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The Dugout by Charles Bukowski

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Last month, I introduced you to Celebrity Guest Dugout Week, a week full of Dugouts written by the biggest and brightest names in sports journalism.

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Morning Links: Must Drink SoBe

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"meh, she's just alright" - The Internet Sports Kate Upton is Good At Commercials - I'm pretty happy that the hottest woman ever's first real moment of celebrity was posing in Sports Illustrated, which has a big SPORTS on the cover, which means I can post her here all I want and it counts as sports.

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The Dugout by Bill Simmons

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Today on With Leather: I wanted to call it "Celebrity Dugout Week.

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The Sports World Responds To The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

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In case you haven’t read about it, that Tweet above has Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall in a little hot water this week.

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This Is Actually Happening

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Tomorrow is September 2nd, 2010.

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DeMarcus Cousins Needs a Babysitter

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The Sacramento Kings must be nervous about the emotional maturity of their first round draft pick, DeMarcus Cousins, because there's no other reason the franchise would hire Cousins' high school coach, Otis Hughley.

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Dick Vitale’s “Got What It Takes, Kid”

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Dick Vitale has been a fixture at Tampa Bay Rays games for as long as the franchise has existed.

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SOMETHING SOMETHING ADAM COROLLA PODCAST

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Look, podcasts are still too tech-intensive to be considered out of Dork Domain yet.

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‘HORSE’ ADDED TO NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND

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Satisfying the demands of at least one person, <a href="http://www.insidehoops.com/all-star-horse.shtml" target="_self">a game of H-O-R-S-E has been added</a> to the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Phoenix.


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