The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Fills In The Details Behind The Myths (The Ringer) With NBA greats past and present in attendance, Vanessa Bryant, Michael Jordan, and others shared fond memories and intimate details of Kobe’s and his daughter Gianna’s lives.

Global Stocks Stabilize After Deep Wall Street Selloff (Wall Street Journal) U.S. futures edge higher after Dow industrials tumbled more than 1,000 points a day earlier

Vanessa Bryant’s Honest Words And Emotions Connected The World To Kobe And Gianna Bryant (LA Times) In a two-hour event filled with basketball royalty, entertainment icons and 35,000 roses, it was the simple words of this grieving widow and mother that captured the moment.

Bloomberg’s Debate Strategy: Nuke Bernie (Politico) ‘The debate…needs to be about one candidate and that’s Bernie Sanders,’ said a top aide to the former mayor.

CBS And Fox Are Ripe For Purchase By Amazon Or Apple As Part Of NFL Deals (Outkick) As NFL TV negotiations prepare to commence there is the sense that the existing TV network parternships status quo may prevail.

Trump Administration Asks Congress For $2.5 Billion To Fight Coronavirus (Axios) The request for a lump sum account for the Department of Health and Human Services includes $1.25 billion in new funds to fight COVID-19 and $535 would come from untouched funds for the Ebola virus.

From Tua’s Hip To What Joe Burrow Wants, Top Five Things To Watch At The NFL Scouting Combine (Yahoo! Sports) The madness of the March free-agency period kicks off behind the scenes in Indy, and that leads into the draft craziness of April.

Tech Was Supposed To Improve Caucuses. Instead, It May Have Doomed Them. (538) It all seemed so noble at first.

Joe Burrow Jokes About Retiring After Report On Hand Size Measurement (SI) After ESPN reported that his hand size was measured at 9 inches at the NFL combine, Burrow joked about the news on Twitter.

The Anti-Greta: A Conservative Think Tank Takes On The Global Phenomenon (Washington Post) Naomi Seibt is a 19-year-old German who denounces “climate alarmism” and calls extreme climate consciousness “a despicably anti-human ideology.”

ESPN Is Canceling High Noon, Says “We Look Forward To Discussing” How To Utilize Bomani Jones And Pablo Torre (Awful Announcing) More programming changes are coming to ESPN’s daytime lineup, with Sports Business Journal‘s John Ourand reporting Monday that High Noon has been canceled.

Weinstein Guilty Verdict Sends A Message To Victims And Prosecutors (Variety) The verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial will send a message to victims and prosecutors that difficult cases can be won, legal experts said on Monday.

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