The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 1 2019 (Outkick) Thanks to week zero we started off 2-0 with a nice bloodbank guarantee under in the putrid Florida-Miami game and an easy over in Arizona-Hawaii. Now we’re on to week one, where we plan on going 17-0.

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Presidential Contest (Wall Street Journal) New York senator failed to break through the crowded Democratic field.

Why Bills Believe Josh Allen Can Be Heir To The Franchise’s Most Famous Face (Yahoo! Sports) While Allen’s athleticism and arm strength give him a chance to extend plays and make throws 90 percent of NFL quarterbacks can’t, another reason for optimism lies in the improvement he’s making in the pocket.

Democratic Candidates Jostle, And Gripe, As Debates Winnow The Field (New York Times) A set of qualifying rules created a few final hours of uncertainty over who would qualify and whether the next debate would be held on one night or two. There was plenty of complaining.

Clemson Football Vs. Georgia Tech: 10 Things To Watch (247 Sports) Clemson plays Georgia Tech at 8 p.m. on Thursday evening in Death Valley.

Dow Futures Jump More Than 200 Points After ‘Calm’ Trade Comments From China (CNBC) At around 05:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 235 points, indicating a positive open of more than 248 points.

Is There Much Hope For The Colts With Jacoby Brissett As QB? (538) Indianapolis has a 4-11 record in games Brissett started, and the quarterback has averaged 6.6 yards per attempt over his career, below the league average of 7.2 for the years Brissett has been active.

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Apologizes For Unverified Trump-Russia Report: ‘We Are Retracting The Story’ (Fox News) “This afternoon, attorneys for the president sent us a letter asserting the story is false. They also demanded a retraction. Tonight, we are retracting the story.”

Capt. Andrew Luck Bids Farewell To His Unit (SI) Squirrel oil, racoon knuckles and warm wishes in a farewell note from the recently retired Captain.

Apple Apologizes For Letting Contractors Eavesdrop On Siri’s Sex Recordings (NY Post) Apple suspended the recordings after the whistleblower, a former Apple contractor, exposed Apple’s eavesdropping practice to The Guardian newspaper in June.

The Little Firm That Got A Big Chunk Of D.C.’s Lottery And Sports Gambling Contract Has No Employees (Washington Post) The D.C. Council has awarded a $215 million contract to Intralot to bring sports betting to the District and to continue to operate its lottery.

Wanna Bet? Here’s Where All 50 States Stand On The Legalization Of Sports Gambling (CBS Sports) More than half the country has begun the process of legalizing sports betting.

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