The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 15, 2019

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The Crowd Roars For Federer, And Djokovic Tunes Out The Noise (New York Times) Djokovic emerged victorious in the longest Wimbledon singles final, and the first to end in a fifth-set tiebreaker with the score tied at 12-12.

The Moonshot Mind-Set Once Came From The Government. No Longer. (Wall Street Journal) Americans still take big risks to solve big problems. But now it’s private enterprise that does it.

Angels Point To Tyler Skaggs’ Spirit And Numerical Oddities After No-Hitter (LA Times) Numerical coincidences were plentiful, beginning with his 7/13/1991 birth date, and the Angels pointed them out. After scoring seven runs in the first inning, the Angels collected six more for a total of 13.

Focus Group: Trump’s Immigration Edge (Axios) The majority of a group of 12 swing voters we spoke to here said they think President Trump is handling the immigration crisis “professionally and responsibly.”

Tony Romo Successfully Defends Celebrity Golf Title (SI) Romo became the fourth player in tournament history to successfully defend the title.

Bitcoin Plunges, Briefly Falling Below $10,000, As Trump Slams Crypto (CNBC) Bitcoin is still up more than 160% since the start of the year, despite the recent pullback.

Charles Barkley Hilariously Teed Off During His Introduction At American Century Championship (For The Win) Charles Barkley went into the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament as a popular pick to finish in dead last. Barkley didn’t care.

‘The Town Hall Of Hollywood.’ Welcome To The Netflix Lobby. (New York Times) Welcome to the hottest see-and-be-seen spot in Hollywood: Netflix’s first-floor waiting room.

An 18-Game Season Would Be Terrible For Football (The Big Lead) The on-field product would become saturated as coaches attempt to prioritize when the starters should play and when the backups should enter.

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Crushes ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’ (Variety) The superhero tentpole collected another $45 million, boosting domestic grosses to $274 million.

1 Year, $3.2B Later, New Jersey Sports Betting Soars (Penn Live) New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $3 billion on sports in the first full year that it became legal, helping the state challenge Nevada for the nationwide lead in the fast-growing industry.

The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries (Wired) The idea is this: Some changes don’t change anything.

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