Bill Simmons will be leaving ESPN at the end of his contract.
According to Richard Sandomir of The New York Times, the relationship between the Grantland founder and the worldwide leader in sports has reached its peak.
ESPN president John Skipper issued a statement following the news. Simmons and the company couldn't agree on terms of a new contract.
Simmons' contract with ESPN expires at the end of September. No word on whether he'll end up at another media giant, or stay independent and call all the shots.