Roundup: How the Media Botched the 2016 Election, Taylor Swift is Writing About Her Exes & Serge Ibaka's Game-Winner

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02:  Model Bregje Heinen attends the after party for the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Roundup: How the Media Botched the 2016 Election, Taylor Swift is Writing About Her Exes & Serge Ibaka's Game-Winner

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Roundup: How the Media Botched the 2016 Election, Taylor Swift is Writing About Her Exes & Serge Ibaka's Game-Winner

Bregje Heinen, a model … if you date Taylor Swift and it doesn’t work out, she might write a song about you … pretty weak: “Clinton blames Comey letters for defeat“… Robert Redford is only going to be acting in two more films, then he’ll retire to focus on directing … “Chelsea Clinton being groomed to run for Congress” … Bill Cosby is completely delusional, thinking he can resume his career … CSN Chicago is cutting about a dozen jobs … there’s a new fastest flying mammal! … this is how the USC/LA Times poll was the only one to nail the 2016 election … imagine pulling over to help a stranded motorist and its Bruce Springsteen … because you haven’t read enough pieces about how the media botched the Trump/Clinton election … Lori Laughlin and her teenage daughter will be starring in a holiday movie … playing with Virtual Reality googles in a parking lot = not very smart … 

Could the Raiders be the NFL’s Cubs in the TV ratings game? And if Jim Harbaugh leaves Michigan, does Detroit or Chicago make more sense? [Fox Sports Radio, Full 3-Hour Show; 30-Minute Best of Podcast]

Andrew Wiggins scored 47 points and the Timberwolves beat up the road-weary Lakers. [LA Times]

Are college basketball programs suddenly recruiting against … Australia? [NYT]

This is interesting: Connor McGregor’s shtick has worn thin. [Guardian]

Definitely keep an eye on Harvard basketball this year. Tommy Amaker is building something spectacular. [WSJ]

Texas basketball coach Shaka Smart has some thoughts on Donald Trump and the election. [Statesman]

I know some friends who played DIII football. This is a good piece about playing it for the love of the game. [Sporting News]

College basketball is way more fun than it gets credit for, and this story on UNC’s Isaiah Hicks about the final play of the 2015-2016 season is just one of the reasons why. [SI.com]

Interesting read on the new breed of MLB GMs. When will we see this in the NFL? [Philly.com]

Great to see Jrue Holiday is returning to the Pelicans next week after spending some time with his newborn and his ailing wife. [Yahoo Sports]

Lonzo Ball had a helluva debut for UCLA: 19 points, 11 assists, eight rebounds. And one stare down.

Enjoyed this Michael Jordan-LeBron James discussion from Speak for Yourself last week.

Serge Ibaka complained about Russell Westbrook, and then got traded to Orlando. He scored 31 points for the Magic and hit the game-winning shot to beat the Thunder.

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