Found July 02, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Bill Simmons
I’m assuming that Bill will come out with a Tweet soon which will explain how every website who posted his Tweet about Wimbledon being on NBC when it is on ESPN is wrong. Until then, I’ll let NBC Sports do the talking. No way Simmons got that wrong while he is working at ESPN, right? The final is on ESPN. RT @BillSimmons "Radwanska! Bartoli!!!!! It's the Wimbledon Women's Finals on NBC!" — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) July 2, 2013 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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