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ESPN has supsended columnist Bill Simmons over comments he made criticizing National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, who is pictured speaking during a press conference on September 19, 2014. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
ESPN has supsended columnist Bill Simmons over comments he made criticizing National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, who is pictured speaking during a press conference on September 19, 2014. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
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ESPN suspended popular columnist Bill Simmons after he made critical comments about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the Ray Rice case.

The decision is raising questions about the network's close relationship with the football league.

Here & Now's sports analyst Mike Pesca joins Robin Young to discuss ESPN's decision and Derek Jeter, who is playing for the last time in Yankee Stadium tonight.

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This segment aired on September 25, 2014.

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