The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 17, 2019

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The Warriors Are Taking It Back To 2015, And The Blazers Can’t Do Anything To Stop It (The Ringer) On the backs of vintage performances from Steph Curry and Draymond Green, the Warriors stole a game they seemed destined to lose

Man In Country Illegally Charged With 11 Murders In Texas (AP) 46-year-old Billy Chemirmir has been charged with killing at least 11 elderly women in Dallas.

It’s Time To Believe Him: Brooks Koepka Is The Best Player In The World (SI) If Brooks Koepka has any critics left, he silenced them with a Bethpage Black-record 63 in the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship.

The WSJ CEO Pay Ranking (Wall Street Journal) An analysis of 2018 compensation for S&P 500 leaders

Is The NFL Executive Of The Year Award Cursed? (538) Maccagnan’s fall from grace was precipitous. He was named executive of the year by the Pro Football Writers of America for the 2015 season, his first as Jets GM.

How Amazon Turned Its Darkest Time Into Runaway Riches (Vox) When Amazon was in trouble back in 2001, Jeff Bezos called professor and Good to Great author Jim Collins — and became his best student ever.

Bruins Complete Sweep Of Hurricanes To Reach Stanley Cup Final (Yahoo! Sports) Boston now awaits the winner of the Western Conference final, which has the San Jose Sharks currently leading the St. Louis Blues 2-1.

Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled Dates For 2019 ‘No Filter’ Tour (Rolling Stone) 17-date tour to kick off next month in Chicago

Patrick Peterson Suspended Six Games For Violating NFL’s Performance-enhancing Drug Policy (CBS Sports) The six-game suspension will cost Peterson $3.8 million.

Chicago Becomes First City To Collect “Netflix Tax” (CBS News) The four-year-old levy, dubbed the “Netflix tax,” still faces a lawsuit from a group representing Netflix, Amazon Prime and Spotify customers.

Orioles Set Standard For Embarrassing Defense With Failed Rundown (Sporting News) The Orioles have just 14 wins out of 43 games this season. Coincidentally, they may have done 14 things wrong in one defensive sequence Thursday night.

Now This Is Something To Be Grumpy About: Meme Superstar Grumpy Cat Has Died (Fast Company) Grumpy Cat, whose given name is “Tardar Sauce,” originally shot to fame in 2012 after one of Grumpy Cat’s owners posted a photo of her on Reddit.

 

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