November 11, 2009

About Simmons

Will Leitch has a very good piece about Bill Simmons' ascension to #1 on the New York Times best seller list and how it represents the culmination of a decade of changes in the sportswriting game. The best part:

That Rick Reilly sits next to Simmons on's front page today is wonderfully surreal: No one's reputation as Sports Wit suffered more from Simmons' ascendance than Reilly. He morphed from Jim Murray to Henny Youngman, seemingly in a matter of weeks

Posted by Stephen Silver at November 11, 2009 11:33 PM
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