Category: The Daily Outkick

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 16, 2019

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Kyler Murray Looks Lost In Second Preseason Contest (Bleacher Report) Murray ran for his life and struggled to complete a pass. He finished 3-of-8 for a meager 12 yards. Dow Futures Jump 250 Points As Focus Remains On Trade And The Economy (CNBC) President Donald Trump said Thursday that he believed the U.S.-China trade dispute… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Jay-Z Expresses Plan To Inspire Change, But NFL Partnership Met With Skepticism (SI) “This is bigger than music. This is bigger than sports. This is about unifying America.” U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ends Mediation Talks Without Agreement (Wall Street Journal) The two-day talks between the players and the U.S. Soccer Federation were an effort to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 2 Recap: “Has Anyone Seen My Friend Antonio Brown?” (The Ringer) Jon Gruden may as well have been speaking for all of us. So many questions about Brown’s curious training camp were left unanswered. NFL Taps Jay-Z For Social-Justice Issues—and Entertainment Offerings (Wall Street Journal) “We like to think that the way… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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The NFL’s Great Sean McVay Experiment And The Age Of The Coaching Wunderkind (The Ringer) Nearly half of the league’s teams enter this season with new play-callers as they try to replicate the Rams’ offensive magic. Axios-NewsWhip 2020 Attention Tracker: Biden Pummeled For His Gaffes (Axios) While Biden’s congressional record and moderate credentials are baked… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 12, 2019

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Antonio Brown’s Helmet Drama Is Exactly What Jon Gruden And The Raiders Bargained For (SI) No one, especially not in Oakland or Pittsburgh, should be surprised that the All-Pro wideout is acting weird—it’s been his M.O. for months, and a big contract only reinforced it. BlackRock Takes Stake In Owner Of Sports Illustrated, Nine West… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 9, 2019

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Adam Gase’s Successful PI Challenge Shows How New Rule Will Work (Yahoo! Sports) The New York Jets demonstrated a case where a successful challenge of a non-call will work. Graham: New Bruce Ohr Docs Show FISA Warrant Against Ex-Trump Campaign Aide A ‘Fraud’ (Fox News) New documents highlighting top Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s contact… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Cable Vs. Streaming, How Does ESPN Navigate The Future? (Outkick) An intriguing subplot has emerged which is probably the most interesting in all of sports business right now — can ESPN transition from a cable business to a streaming business? FedEx To End Ground Deliveries For Amazon (Wall Street Journal) The moves are evidence of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Axios-NewsWhip 2020 Attention Tracker: Guns Surge To Top Of National Conversation (Axios) After the mass shootings last weekend, gun violence has displaced immigration as the most-talked about news topic on social media for the first time since May. Hot-Air Balloons And Horseback Riding: Breaking Down The First Episode Of ‘Hard Knocks’ (The Ringer) Antonio Brown… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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Future Of Media: How Fox Will Challenge ESPN And CBS (The Big Lead) Here’s A Hint: They’re Going Big. ‘The Headline Was Bad’: New York Times Amends Front Page On Trump’s Response To Mass Shootings After Backlash (Washington Post) The New York Times weathered intense backlash Monday night for its front-page headline about President Trump’s response… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 5, 2019

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Tom Brady’s Contract Remains The Real MVP Of The Patriots’ Dynasty (The Ringer) Brady and the Patriots reportedly agreed to a two-year contract extension that will give the quarterback a nice raise in 2019, while also maintaining the team’s financial flexibility. Trump Declares ‘Hate Has No Place In Our Country’ (Fox News) Trump praises law… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 2, 2019

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Broncos Top Falcons In Hall Of Fame Game That Sees NFL’s 1st Pass Interference Challenge (Yahoo) The first taste of 2019 NFL football is in the books and with it a first look at a highly scrutinized penalty implemented before the season. Trump Decries ‘Wasted Money’ On Inner Cities, Tweaks Democratic Rivals At Ohio Campaign… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 1, 2019

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The Zack Greinke Trade Makes The Astros The Clear-Cut World Series Favorites (The Ringer) While other contenders stood still, Houston pried the former Cy Young winner from Arizona at the trade deadline, giving them the scariest rotation in baseball Biden Under Fire From All Sides As Rivals Attack His Record (New York Times) Kamala Harris… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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The US Women’s Soccer Team Is Actually Paid More Than The Men (Outkick) The US women are actually paid MORE than the US men’s soccer team. That’s according to the financially audited details of the past decade Tweeted out by the president of the US Soccer Federation, Carlos Cordeiro. Sanders, Warren Fight Back Against Moderates… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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The Battle For the Future of Sports on TV Has Begun (Outkick) Right now if you’re one of the roughly ten million subscribers to Dish Network you have lost access to all the Fox Sports regional networks. Those networks broadcast local telecasts of 14 Major League Baseball teams, 17 NBA teams, and 13 NHL teams. Swing-state… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 29, 2019

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Brooks Koepka Takes Down Rory McIlroy In Ruthless Style To Win St Jude Invitational (Yahoo! Sports) If there was any doubt over who the best player in the world happens to be, then surely there is not now. Why The Fed Is Cutting Rates When The Economy Looks Good (Wall Street Journal) Fed leaders see… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 26, 2019

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The Biggest NFL Training Camp Battles We’re Watching (The Ringer) There are starting-quarterback, wideout, and kicking roles up for grabs. Who will win them? Democrats Struggle To Figure Out Next Move Against Trump After Mueller Hearing Falls Flat (Washington Post) “Anyone who was looking for the smoking gun yesterday didn’t get it,” said Rep. Anthony… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 25, 2019

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A Security Worker Confronted The Skateboarders. He Ended Up With Brain Damage. (New York Times) Skateboarders have long glorified confrontations with security workers. This one led not only to a life-altering injury, but also to soul-searching in a sport about to have its Olympic debut. Robert Mueller’s Last Turn In The Global Spotlight Will Be Remembered As A Botch (Axios)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated (New York Times) The issue was raised by multiple team owners at a meeting of the league’s board of governors this month in Las Vegas. House Overwhelmingly OKs Resolution Opposing Israel Boycott In Rare Bipartisan Vote (Fox News) The resolution passed on a vote of 398-17. Reps.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Built By Bama: How Gene Stallings And A National Championship Team Shaped Dabo Swinney (Saturday Down South) Dabo Swinney didn’t leave Alabama behind. Just the opposite. He took every part of it with him to Clemson — and built the next great college football giant. Apple In Advanced Talks To Buy Intel’s Smartphone-Modem Chip Business… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 22, 2019

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In Cooperstown, A Hall Of Famer Is Remembered By His Wife (New York Times) Brandy Halladay spoke alongside Roy Halladay’s peers at this year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony. “This is not my speech to give.” How To Read 2020 Polls Like A FiveThirtyEighter (538) Here are some guidelines you should bear in mind when… Read more »