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The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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The Sports Gambling Gold Rush Is Here (Outkick) This is just the start of a sports media revolution that many still don’t even realize we’re undergoing. Iowa Caucus Results Delayed Amid Counting Issues (Wall Street Journal) Results delayed amid ‘inconsistencies in the reporting.’ Patrick Mahomes And Andy Reid Fulfilled Their Super Bowl Destiny—and They’re Only… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 3, 2020

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Patrick Mahomes Is Here, And Here To Stay (SI) It wasn’t a flashy win for the Chiefs, but they were able to leave Super Bowl LIV victorious thanks to their 24-year-old QB who is becoming the face of the league. Wuhan Coronavirus Looks Increasingly Like A Pandemic, Experts Say (New York Times) Rapidly rising caseloads… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 31, 2020

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Andy Reid’s Beautiful Mind (The Ringer) The Kansas City coach continues to push the limits of what is possible offensively on a football field. Trump Trial Could End Soon; Alexander Says No To Witnesses (AP) Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee declared late Thursday night he will oppose calling more witnesses in President Donald Trump’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 30, 2020

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How The 49ers Built Their Defensive Line—and How It Could Wreck The Chiefs (The Ringer) It goes deeper than adding Nick Bosa and Dee Ford in the offseason. Trump Defense: Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Not Impeachable (AP) Trump’s defenders relied on retired professor Alan Dershowitz, a member of their team, who told senators that every… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Super Bowl 54 By The Numbers: 20 Stats That Explain The 49ers-Chiefs Matchup (For The Win) The Chiefs offense and 49ers defense will grab most of the headlines, but we have a fascinating matchup on the other side of the ball, as well. GOP Develops Aggressive ‘Plan B’ In Impeachment Trial, As Several Dems Appear… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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The 9 Victims Of The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant (New York Times) A college baseball coach. A pilot with years of experience. Young basketball players and their parents. Here is what we know about everyone on board. The Controversy Over A Washington Post Reporter’s Kobe Bryant Tweets, Explained (Vox) The controversy over bringing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 27, 2020

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Column: How Can Kobe Bryant Be Gone? His Legend Wasn’t Supposed To End This Way (LA Times) Lakers legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday. He was 41. Global Stock Markets Roiled As China’s Coronavirus Spreads (CNBC) A fifth case in the U.S. has now been confirmed and the virus… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 24, 2020

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Eli Manning’s Career Is Incomparable (The Ringer) How should we remember the playing days of the NFL’s most average dynasty destroyer? Coronavirus Cases Rise To More Than 800 Worldwide As China Confirms Death Toll Has Risen To 25 (CNBC) The fast-spreading infection prompted local authorities to quarantine several major cities and cancel Lunar New Year’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Eli Manning Announces His Retirement (New York Times) The Giants’ two-time Super-Bowl-winning quarterback will be remembered for leadership and championships. Brexit Divorce Deal Clears U.K. Parliament (Wall Street Journal) Agreement negotiated with European Union ensures that U.K. will leave at end of month. Zion Williamson Just Gave Us The Most Exciting Seven Minutes Of This… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Derek Jeter And Larry Walker Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame (New York Times) Jeter came up a single vote short of becoming the second person to be named on 100 percent of the ballots. Walker was elected in his final year of eligibility. Trump Says GDP Would Be Near 4% And The Dow Would… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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The 49ers Run (And Run And Run) Over Green Bay And Into The Super Bowl (New York Times) Playing in a stadium abounding with warm memories, San Francisco will seek to join New England and Pittsburgh as the only franchises to win six Super Bowl titles. McConnell Lays Out Rules For Trump’s Senate Trial, Allowing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 20, 2020

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What We Learned In The N.F.L.’s Conference Championships (New York Times) The Chiefs came back to beat the Titans and the 49ers crushed the Packers. The matchup is set for Super Bowl LIV. Trump’s GOP Support Remains Solid Through Impeachment (Wall Street Journal) How trump has kept near-unanimous GOP support through impeachment. The 49ers’ Domination… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 17, 2020

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‘Clean It Up. It Must Stop’: MLB Is In An Ethical Crisis (SI) Carlos Beltrán’s firing and all that has unfolded in recent weeks underscores the crisis MLB is in the midst of. Trump Impeachment Trial Begins As Senators Are Sworn In (Wall Street Journal) House managers read charges as watchdog faults president’s hold on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Our Guide To The NFL’s Conference Championships (538) This week’s spreads aren’t sizable enough to generate any historic upsets, but the upside is that we should see a more balanced set of matchups here on the cusp of the Super Bowl. Pelosi Hands Out Souvenir Pens, Dems Slammed For Gloating As House Delivers Trump Impeachment… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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Alex Cora Ousted By Red Sox After Sign-Stealing Scandal (New York Times) Cora, who spent two seasons as the Boston manager, was Houston’s bench coach in 2017 and has been implicated in an M.L.B. report on the Astros’ cheating. House Speaker Pelosi To Name House Managers For Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial (Wall Street Journal) The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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L.S.U. Wins The Title The Way It Won All Season: Behind Joe Burrow (New York Times) The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback threw five touchdowns Monday night against Clemson, delivering a national championship for L.S.U. President Trump, Melania Trump Cheered By Crowd At LSU-Clemson National Championship Game (Fox News) Loud chants of “U-S-A” were heard throughout the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 13, 2020

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Mike Vrabel Is The Heart And Soul Of This Winning Titans Team (SI) Mike Vrabel believed in his team—and that was all that they needed. Iran Faces Growing Criticism At Home, Abroad Over Downing Of Ukrainian Plane (Wall Street Journal) Protests expand beyond Tehran and demonstrators express their anger with Tehran. Packers Survive Seahawks And… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 10, 2020

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Report: Ravens RB Mark Ingram Expected To Play Vs. Titans In Divisional Round (Yahoo! Sports) It looks like the Baltimore Ravens will have every part of their record rushing attack on hand against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday in the AFC divisional round. Trump’s New National Security Team Made Fast Work Of Iran Strike (Wall… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 9, 2020

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The College Football National Championship Game Is When? How The Wait Widened (New York Times) A 16-day gap between the College Football Playoff semifinals and the title game was not exactly by design. Twitter To Experiment With Limiting Replies In Effort To Combat Online Abuse (CNBC) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has promised since 2018 to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Giants Agree To Hire Joe Judge As Head Coach (New York Times) The Patriots assistant had not been considered a top target, but he quickly emerged as the Giants’ choice. Matt Rhule, presumed to be the leading candidate, agreed to a deal with the Carolina Panthers. Iran Threatens Further Retaliation After Missile Strikes Against U.S.… Read more »