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The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 1, 2020

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Andy Dalton Joins Crowded N.F.L. Free Agent Pool (New York Times) After nine years starting at quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, Dalton joins two former No. 1 draft picks — Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney — among veteran players searching for jobs. Hillary Clinton Is Skyrocketing In Gambling Odds For 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee (Outkick)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 30, 2020

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Brett Favre On Aaron Rodgers’ Future In Green Bay: ‘I Think That Aaron Will Finish Somewhere Else’ (SI) “Let’s just say [Rodgers is] surprised that they went in that direction,” Favre explained. Jobless Claims Tally Could Top 30 Million If New Filers Are Close To Last Week’s Level (CNBC) Jobless claims continue to grow in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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MLB Discussing Plan To Start Season In Late June, Playing In Home Stadiums With Realigned League (USA Today) Major League Baseball officials have become cautiously optimistic this week that the season will start in late June, and no later than July 2, playing at least 100 regular-season games. Is Sweden Doing It Right? (New York… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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How The Bengals, Dolphins And Chargers Vetted Their New Quarterbacks (SI) With the most unusual draft in memory finally behind us, Cincinnati, Miami and Los Angeles reveal why they picked their new franchise QBs. Texas To Lift Coronavirus Restrictions This Week, Businesses To Reopen In Phases (CNBC) Gov. Greg Abbott will allow the current statewide… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 27, 2020

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‘The Last Dance’ Delves Into The Worm And The Zen Master (The Ringer) How did Michael Jordan coexist with two unique spirits in Dennis Rodman and Phil Jackson? The documentary examines their complicated but fruitful relationships that ultimately led to all-time greatness. Studies: Coronavirus Less Deadly, More Common Than Experts Believed (Outkick) We finally have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 24, 2020

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Joe Burrow Is The No. 1 Pick. Will He Be The Savior The Bengals Need? (The Ringer) In an NFL draft dominated by unknowns, Burrow to Cincinnati was the only sure thing. How CEOs See Today’s Coronavirus World (Wall Street Journal) The leaders of Netflix, Snap, Coca-Cola and other companies discuss the changes occurring during… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 23, 2020

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N.F.L. Draft 2020: Joe Burrow Goes First … Then What? (New York Times) The L.S.U. quarterback seems a lock to be the Cincinnati Bengals’ pick. But in a year in which teams haven’t vetted prospects as usual, the rest of the draft should be anything but predictable. Target Says Same-store Sales Rose More Than 7%… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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Gronk Is Back And Reunited With Tom Brady. What Does That Mean For The Bucs? (The Ringer) With Rob Gronkowski joining Brady, Mike Evans, and Chris Godwin in Tampa, the Bucs appear ready to compete in the NFC—and their 2020 season might just be a party. Oil Prices Stabilize After Hitting Lowest Level Since 1999… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Joe Burrow And Tua Tagovailoa Are Still The Pinnacle Of This Year’s QB Class (The Ringer) Though Justin Herbert and Jordan Love could be late risers, the two blue-chip prospects in this draft hail from the SEC. Here’s what each will bring to the NFL. Hundreds Of Thousands In L.A. County May Have Been Infected… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 20, 2020

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In ‘The Last Dance,’ Michael Jordan And The Bulls Still Dominate (New York Times) ESPN’s new 10-part documentary doesn’t ask Big Questions. But it does go big on a team whose personalities and feats warrant just this sort of excess. Trump Revs Up For A State-by-state Fight Over Coronavirus Shutdowns (Politico) The president has said the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 17, 2020

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PGA Tour Announces Mid-June Return In Texas (New York Times) Golf officials are preparing to restart the season by hosting a tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, without spectators. Trump’s Guidelines To Reopen Economy Put Onus On Governors (Wall Street Journal) Three-phase process encourages states to make data-based decisions. The NFL Has More QBs Than It… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Drugs And Stunts Cited In Plane Crash That Killed Roy Halladay (New York Times) The Hall of Fame pitcher had high levels of amphetamine and other prescription drugs in his system when he crashed off the Florida coast in 2017, a federal report said. U.S. Unemployment Claims Likely Continued At Record Levels (Wall Street Journal)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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Sources: PGA Tour To Announce June Restart To 2020 Season (Golf Digest) PGA Tour officials are expected to announce this week their intention to resume the tour season, halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on June 11-14 at the Charles Schwab Challenge, multiple sources have told Golf Digest. U.S. To Cut Funding To World Health… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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The Seven Deadly Sins Of The Coronavirus (Outkick) Clay Travis decided to catalog the seven deadly sins of our coronavirus response with a deep dive into where we are right now and how we got here. Report: Christian McCaffrey, Panthers Agree To 4-Year, $64M Contract Extension (Bleacher Report) It’s hard not to compare the timing of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 13, 2020

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Ziaire Williams Commits To Play At Stanford (Los Angeles Times) The Cardinal beat out UCLA, USC, North Carolina and Arizona for the 6-foot-9 Williams. Trump And Allies Push Toward Reopening Economy. But Governors Urge Caution. (New York Times) Officials still in the thick of the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday voiced fears that relaxing protective measures… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 10, 2020

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Ready To See Baseball How We’ve Never Seen It Before? (SI) Laying out the blueprint for a 43-game season and an expanded postseason. WHO Leader Tedros Asked To Explain China Ties By GOP Members Of House Oversight Panel (Fox News) China has faced numerous accusations that it downplayed the outbreak in Wuhan, which is believed… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 9, 2020

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The Entire NCAA System Would Suffer Without A Football Season (SI) Administrators and insiders weigh in as the coronavirus threatens the college football season—and explain why the entire NCAA system could hang in the balance. White House Officials See ‘Real Evidence’ That Coronvirus Mitigation Efforts Are Slowing Outbreak (CNBC) Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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UFC 249: Ferguson Vs. Gaethje On An Island — Start Time, How To Watch, Full Fight Card (CNET) UFC President Dana White is bringing Enter The Dragon to life with UFC 249. U.S. Stock Futures Wobble After Bout Of Volatility (Wall Street Journal) European stocks drop following fresh survey data showing Germany may be headed… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Masters In November As Golf Shuffles Schedule For Majors (ESPN) The Open at Royal St. George’s was canceled, but the PGA Championship was moved to August and the U.S. Open to September, the Ryder Cup will remain in its original late September date and the Masters will be Nov. 12-15. Dow Futures Point To 600… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 6, 2020

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WWE WrestleMania 36 Results: Watch As Rob Gronkowski Wins 24/7 Championship After Huge Stage Dive (CBS Sports) Gronkowski scored a title win in his first official WWE result on Sunday night. Stocks Are Set To Jump, With Dow Futures Pointing To A More Than 800 Point Gain (CNBC) Weekend figures in Europe showed slower death rates… Read more »