The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Our Guide To The NFL’s Conference Championships (538) This week’s spreads aren’t sizable enough to generate any historic upsets, but the upside is that we should see a more balanced set of matchups here on the cusp of the Super Bowl.

Pelosi Hands Out Souvenir Pens, Dems Slammed For Gloating As House Delivers Trump Impeachment Articles (Fox News) Nancy Pelosi drew criticism for handing out commemorative pens — with her name on them — after signing a resolution to transmit two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for trial.

LSU Acknowledges Odell Beckham Jr. May Have Given Cash To Players After National Championship (CBS Sports) Odell being Odell might cause the Tigers some serious problems.

The Rare And Bizarre Ritual Of Marching The Impeachment Articles From The House To The Senate (Washington Post) The word’s slowest missile was walked across the Capitol building Wednesday evening.

Carlos Beltran’s Future Is Murky After Scandal Claims 2 Managers’ Jobs (New York Times) M.L.B. found that Beltran was a key part of the Astros’ plan to steal pitching signs. But since he was a player, he wasn’t punished, and it could give the Mets a path toward keeping him.

Audio Reveals Warren, Sanders Trading Barbs After Iowa Debate (Wall Street Journal) ‘I think you called me a liar on national TV,’ the Massachusetts senator said.

The Treatment For Sign Stealing Isn’t A Cure For MLB’s Disease (The Ringer) The Red Sox and Alex Cora have parted ways. But baseball must decide whether it wants to address the systemic issues that led to the scandal.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: ‘I Eat Seven Meals Every Week, Just Dinner’ (CNBC) Dinner for Dorsey is “a really big meal” that consists of protein like fish, chicken or steak, and “a lot of greens,” including arugula or spinach salad, asparagus or Brussels sprouts.

Video Shows Odell Beckham Jr. Confronting A Police Officer During LSU’s Locker-room Celebration (For The Win) Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has caused a headache for LSU.

25% Of Users Watching Netflix On Their IPhones Also Watch Disney+ (Recode) There’s room for multiple streaming services in the cord-cutting future.

Why LSU’s Model Of Success Is The Exception, Not The New Rule (Saturday Down South) This 2019 team was a rare combination of perfection that we seldom see in sports.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Spinoff ‘House Of The Dragon’ Likely To Premiere In 2022 (Variety) “House of the Dragon” is based on “Fire & Blood” and set 300 years before the events of “Thrones,” telling the story of House Targaryen.

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