ESPN writer Bill Simmons is known for blunt talk, especially in his aptly named podcast, "The BS Report". But the network says Simmons crossed a line when he recently went off on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for denying that he saw the infamous Ray Rice video before TMZ Sports published it.


Callie Crossley is the host of WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Joshua Benton is the director of the Nieman Journalism Lab.

Roy Harris is an author and journalist.

Joanna Weissis a Boston Globe columnist.