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  1. ESPN's Bill Simmons Says Grantland Is 'Ready to Make Big Swings'

    5:10 pm 3/11/2014

    With a new unit announced at ESPN on Monday that will unite Grantland, FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films under one umbrella, Bill Simmons told THR that the next two years are key for the growth of his site. Read more

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  2. ESPN Creates New Unit for FiveThirtyEight, Grantland and ESPN Films (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 3/10/2014

    New projects from Exit 31, which will be headed by ESPN veteran Marie Donoghue, include an ESPN documentary series on the U.S. men's soccer team and a Grantland video podcast network.Read more

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  3. SXSW: Nate Silver and Bill Simmons Reveal How ESPN Won FiveThirtyEight

    3:50 pm 3/8/2014

    From how the New York Times dropped the ball on the deal to Bill Simmons’ dad chatting with Silver at the NBA Finals, the pair dished on the process at SXSW.Read more

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  4. ESPN's Nate Silver Site to Debut on March 17

    2:45 pm 3/6/2014

    The data-driven FiveThirtyEight standalone site will launch later this month.Read more

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  5. NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: Bill Simmons, Erin Heatherton Talk Strategy, Trash Talk (Video)

    8:56 pm 2/12/2014

    The Grantland editor-in-chief tells THR of tacking "six lobster tempura dinners" to a player swap, and the Victoria's Secret model reveals why she wouldn't mind an injury during Friday's game.Read more

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  6. Michael Sam's Coming-Out Marks an 'Evolution' for Sports, Says ESPN's Bill Simmons

    11:39 am 2/12/2014

    The sports columnist and Grantland editor-in-chief tells THR that the openly gay NFL prospect is "an ambassador and somebody with a lot of guts."Read more

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  7. How CBS Blitzed NBC and Fox for Thursday Night Football

    5:00 am 2/12/2014

    CBS will pay less than $300 million to air eight games during the 2014 season, while NBC is still struggling to find a Thursday night hit. Read more

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  8. ESPN's Interview with Outed Football Player Michael Sam

    1:57 pm 2/10/2014

    First Look at the network's interview with all American defensive back and recently outed Football player Michael Sam. The NFL draft prospect opens up to ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' about his decision to come out to the public. Read more

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  9. NFL Prospect Michael Sam: 'I Am a Gay Man and Happy to Be One' (Video)

    1:01 pm 2/10/2014

    The University of Missouri defensive lineman, who could be the NFL's first openly gay player, opened up to ESPN's "Outside the Lines" about his groundbreaking decision to come out.Read more

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  10. SportsCenter Launches Fan Jam Contest

    12:51 pm 2/10/2014

    The timeless "da da da, da da da" theme is known by millions of sports fans, and now bands have the opportunity to re-create the signature tune. Read more

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