I like Bill Simmons. I really do. Perhaps it’s the whole being from Massachusetts thing, the same gene that made me required to spend $14 seeing The Town the first week it was in theaters. But more than that, I think his longevity is impressive. Sure, he’s dropped the number of columns for podcasts, but the dude’s written multiple 4,000-word columns a week for going on 10 years now. The quality is variable – as it is with any columnist – but he’s a machine.

Sometimes though, he needs to be called out. His column today is one of those times. Read more