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“The collective total compensation of Times Co Chairman and Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr., CEO Mark Thompson and Vice Chairman Michael Golden, including the value of stock awards and incentive payments, was $11.9 million in 2013, according to the company’s annual proxy statement.”
“That suspension is one week more than the NFL originally gave Ray Rice for knocking his fiancée unconscious.”
Andrew Sullivan on the ESPN/Bill Simmons debacle.
I am not a sports person, but I love Grantland and The BS Report, in part because it is a perfect blend of sports and pop culture. In fact, Bill Simmons will always be beloved by me for his obsession with the original “Beverly Hills 90210.” As someone who makes “Peach Pit After Dark” jokes on a pretty regular basis, this is important to me. And if you haven’t heard his epic, two-part podcast on 90210 from a few years ago, I encourage you to download on iTunes or stream it this very second (part one is here, part two is here). Listen to it if only for his hilarious story (I can’t remember which part it’s in) of driving his wife to the hospital while she was in labor and getting sidetracked at a convenience store because he ran into the actress who played Lucinda Nicholson.