A couple of weeks ago, star ESPN columnist/talking head/“shadow president”/podcaster Bill Simmons called the commissioner of the NFL a liar and challenged his ESPN bosses to punish him for it.
Simmons is currently serving a three-week suspension without pay.
He’s apparently pretty upset about it, and now people wonder whether he’s going to stay at ESPN for the long term.
We’ve spoken to a few executives at several old and new media companies about the situation.
Here is the scuttlebutt: