Roundup: New York Times Hammers Bill Simmons, Patrick Kane's Amazing Goal & Facebook's Fake News Problem

Roundup: New York Times Hammers Bill Simmons, Patrick Kane's Amazing Goal & Facebook's Fake News Problem

Roundup

Roundup: New York Times Hammers Bill Simmons, Patrick Kane's Amazing Goal & Facebook's Fake News Problem

Bella Hadid, who is single after breaking up with the WeekndMike Pence, when you hide your emails, it appears as if you’re hiding something … “The forces that drove this election’s media failure are likely to get worse” … is it a bad look for People Magazine to have Donald Trump on its cover a month after this story? … if Kourtney Kardashian is in a bikini, the paparazzi will find her … Mark Zuckerberg is in denial that all the fake news junk on Facebook that idiots click on and read had any impact on the election (he’s wrong) … policeman is attempting to become the first person to swim across the Atlantic oceanBreitbart News supposedly wants to hire Billy Bush … why are all these dead fish floating in the water in New York? … Meghan McCain is the new host of “Outnumbered” on Fox News … understandably, the media is concerned about the new White House’s closeness to Breitbart

Good piece on the Jets and Todd Bowles, who I maintain is not safe this offseason. [NY Post]

Villanova with a very nice early-season college basketball road win, 79-76 over Purdue. [Philly.com]

This is a piece extremely critical of Bill Simmons as a TV voice, but also hammers The Ringer for its slow start and basically, not being as good as Grantland. [NYT]

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]

What a great story about how Gregg Popovich stole the head coaching job in San Antonio. The timing was perfect. Tim Duncan arrived in the draft less than a year later. [Bleacher Report]

Your high school basketball player to watch this year: Marvin Bagley III, a 6-foot-11 beast who will have four of his games on ESPN this year. [LA Times]

That the Mavericks lost to the Knicks is not news; what is is that New York went small in the second half with Porzingis at center, and it worked. [Morning News]

Phil Jackson just doesn’t seem to get that Porzingis can’t improve his game without the ball. [ESPN]

Bengals 20, Giants 21. Decent game. Cincinnati’s probably not going to make the playoffs and the question will be should they fire Marvin Lewis. [Cincinnati.com]

Patrick Kane, impressive stuff.

 

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