The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 23, 2019

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College Football Gambling Picks For Week Zero 2019 (Outkick) College football gambling is back! It’s just glorious.

What To Watch For At Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium (Wall Street Journal) Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech on Friday is the main event

Transfer Quarterbacks Are All The Rage, But Do They Deliver At Their New Schools? (538) Of the top 25 teams in the preseason coaches’ poll, as many as eight could start a transfer at quarterback later this month.

Long Vs. Short: Has Netflix Peaked? (New York Mag) “Netflix has a pretty significant moat around them. Whether they stay at 60 million subscribers or go to 70 million over the next five years doesn’t matter enormously from a stock-value standpoint, because the real opportunity is internationally.”

Cam Newton Injures Foot, Daniel Jones Delivers Again (CBS Sports) New England kept the blitzes coming on Newton early in the exhibition action, and the team announced shortly after his departure that he would not return.

Ted Cruz Defends Hasbro’s ‘Monopoly Socialism’ After Parody Board Game Draws Criticism Online (CNBC) Cruz proposed other parodies, such as a “Venezuela edition,” a “Russia/USSR edition” and an “East Germany edition.”

Yankees-Dodgers Is Both A Rarity And A Potential Playoff Preview (New York Times) Linked by history more than recent on-field meetings, the teams will take the best records in baseball into their weekend series in Los Angeles.

A Reality Check For AI Hubris (Axios) In a new sort of resource curse, they say that deep learning has sucked energy away from other strains of inquiry without which AI may never approach even a child’s intellectual capabilities.

Herm Edwards Is Playing To Win More Than The Game (The Ringer) The famed sound-bite generator stunned the football world by returning to the coaching ranks last season with Arizona State, but the 65-year-old still has a lot to say

The Best 1-star Reviews Of The Seven Wonders Of The World (Washington Post) “Frankly, borng[sic] … I took off important time from business to visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu…”

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