ESPN Radio host Mike Golic said he and Bill Simmons "worked things out" after Simmons called out Golic for critical comments on Thursday. On Friday's Mike & Mike show, Golic said he apologized to Simmons and they cleared the air.
ESPN Radio host Mike Golic and Bill Simmons "worked things out" after Simmons called out Golic for critical comments on Thursday.
On Friday's Mike & Mike show, Golic said he and Simmons cleared the air. Golic's co-host Mike Greenberg said he also called Simmons to apologize.
On Thursday, Simmons took exception to Golic's show pulling out of context a snippet of comments he made comparing LeBron James' early season struggles to Albert Pujols' play after he switched teams. Golic's original comments:
"I think it’s one of the most ridiculous statements I’ve heard four games into a season in my life in any sport," said Golic in response. “That’s what I’ll say about Bill Simmons. So, you know, he grabbed a headline, which is something I know he loves — and that’s one of the most ridiculous lines I’ve ever heard in any sport in my life. Four games into a season. I don’t even … that’s ridiculous."
Later in the day, Golic tweeted that the two spoke and settled their differences.
Simmons was suspended for three weeks earlier this year after he called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a liar. Simmons claimed Goodell knew Ray Rice hit his then-fiancée before TMZ released video of it.