Could we see the return of Tony Kornheiser as a writer instead of just a yodeler?

Bill Simmons hinted Tuesday on The B.S. Report that he’s recruiting the Pardon the Interruption co-host for his new website project, Grantland.com:

“With less than two minutes to go in the podcast, the discussion turned toward Simmons’ new website and how he was enlisting [Mike] Lupica’s help in getting author and famed Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman (The Princess Bride) to hop on board.

“I think we got [Goldman] almost there,” said Lupica, the power broker. That’s when Simmons dropped the name of another noted writer, one who now yodels for a living, that he has also been recruiting.

[Goldman] and [Tony] Kornheiser are both so terrified to stare at that blank Microsoft Word Document,” Simmons said. “Once you get out of that habit, they’re so afraid to go back.”

Say what now? Former Washington Post sports columnist Tony Kornheiser, now the co-host of Pardon the Interruption and host of his own D.C. area radio show might go back to being an ink stained – or in the computer age, a carpal tunneled wretch? OK, we’re listening… Read more