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ESPN ends Grantland website 5 months after Bill Simmons leaves

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ESPN has ended the Grantland website five months after founding editor Bill Simmons left the company. The cable network announced the closing Friday, saying it plans to focus on projects with a “broader and more significant impact across our enterprise.” Simmons and ESPN parted ways in May. Simmons had been a sports columnist, TV host and analyst. ESPN this month laid off 300 employees. ESPN said Grantland “distinguished itself with quality writing, smart ideas, original thinking and fun. We are…

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