The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 2, 2019

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Starting 11: Auburn Rips Out Oregon’s Heart (Outkick) Unless you’re a Tennessee, Florida State, UCLA, Purdue, Missouri and South Carolina fan, in which case, yes, all of these awful games really did happen, you weren’t having a nightmare.

U.S. Unleashes Military To Fight Fake News, Disinformation (Bloomberg) If successful, the system after four years of trials may expand to detect malicious intent and prevent viral fake news from polarizing society.

QB Factory: Oklahoma Has Itself Another Star (Yahoo! Sports) The secret behind Oklahoma’s magical Heisman run

What If The Third Debate Were Based On Different Polls? (538) The deadline to make the third Democratic primary debate has passed, and thanks to harder qualifying rules, just 10 candidates made the stage.

College Football’s 2019 Grid Of Shame (Wall Street Journal) The Wall Street Journal evaluates the country’s top teams and how much their fans need to be embarrassed—or proud—of their program’s off-the-field behavior

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Proves Spider-Man Doesn’t Need The MCU To Be Great (Vox) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse can be a blueprint if Spider-Man exits the MCU

Seven Top Heisman Trophy Candidates After Week One (The Big Lead) It’s never too early to break down who has the best shot at winning the Heisman Trophy three and a half months from now.

Food Delivery Robots Target College Towns (Axios) Food delivery company Starship Technologies announced plans in late August to deploy cooler-sized, self-driving robots to 100 U.S. college campuses by 2022.

The Texans Are Folding On A Golden Opportunity (The Ringer) The Perplexing Trades That Sent Jadeveon Clowney To Seattle And Brought In Laremy Tunsil Show The Franchise Is As Directionless As Ever.

AOC Slams ‘Straight Pride’ Parade In Boston (Fox News) The “Straight Pride” parade was met with counter-protests and reportedly led to a handful of officers suffering injuries and almost three dozen arrests.

Justin Verlander Joins The Three-No-Hitter Club (New York Times) A throwback in terms of durability, Verlander took care of things himself while slamming the door on Toronto.

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