The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 30, 2019

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Jerry Jones ‘Accepts’ Cowboys Might Play Games Without Ezekiel Elliott, But Says ‘He Can’t Miss Them All’ (CBS Sports) The leveraging continues from the Cowboys’ owner as talks continue with his All-Pro running back

How A Ring Of Women Allegedly Recruited Girls For Jeffrey Epstein (MSN) After Epstein’s suicide in early August, federal authorities have refocused their investigation on the more than half-dozen employees, girlfriends and associates whom prosecutors say he relied on to feed his insatiable appetite for girls

A Twist For The SEC As College Football Begins: No New Head Coaches (New York Times) For the first time since 2006, all the head coaches in college football’s most powerful conference kept their jobs in the off-season.

How Amazon’s Shipping Empire Is Challenging UPS And FedEx (Wall Street Journal) The e-commerce giant has blanketed the U.S. with warehouses and package-sorting centers, flooded the streets with vans and taken to the sky.

Adam Gase Is Armed With A Quarterback Of The Future. He’s Also Carrying The Weight Of The Jets’ Past. (The Ringer) the 41-year-old Gase has grown up to be the newest head coach of the New York Jets, who hired him early this year to take over a 4-12 team that has a thrilling big young lug of a quarterback in Sam Darnold.

As He Campaigns For President, Joe Biden Tells A Moving But False War Story (Washington Post) “This is the God’s truth,” Biden had said as he told the story. “My word as a Biden.” Except almost every detail in the story appears to be incorrect.

Police Issue Arrest Warrant For DeMarcus Cousins On Domestic Violence Charge (SI) “We are aware of the allegation involving DeMarcus Cousins and, of course, take this claim seriously,” the Lakers said in a statement on Tuesday.

Axios-NewsWhip 2020 Attention Tracker: Warren Dodging Attacks, Winning Praise (Axios) When negative coverage is excluded, stories about Elizabeth Warren are going farther online than coverage of any of the other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

Djokovic And Nadal Have The Greatest Rivalry In Tennis (538) Since their first meeting in 2006, Djokovic and Nadal have gone mano a mano in 54 matches, according to the ATP Tour — the most between any two players in the Open era, which began in 1968.

Despite Taylor Swift Starpower, 2019 VMA Ratings Were Lowest Ever (Fox News) The politically charged MTV Video Music Awards tanked in the ratings on Monday, despite performances from Taylor Swift, Missy Elliott and a classic 1990s rap reunion.

Rapid Reaction: 3 Takeaways From Texas A&M’s Blowout Win Over Texas State (Saturday Down South) Texas A&M got off to a big start to the season Thursday night against Texas State. The Aggies demolished the Bobcats 41-7 behind a surgical Kellen Mond.

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