The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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U.S. Olympic Committee Urges Postponing Summer Games In Tokyo (New York Times) The United States added its voice to growing calls for the Tokyo Games to be rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Global Stocks Rise Following Turbulent Start To Week (Wall Street Journal) Gold prices jump, signaling that investors continue to pile into the safest assets amid growing expectations of a global economic recession.

Not Shocking Peyton Manning Turned Down Monday Night Football (SI) Peyton Manning is more likely to end up in a front office than a broadcast booth.

Dow Futures Surge 900 Points — Hit ‘Limit Up’ — On Optimism A Coronavirus Rescue Bill Is Close (CNBC) Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes surged in early trading Tuesday on hopes an agreement on a stimulus bill to rescue the economy from the coronavirus was close.

If The NBA Season Is Over, Who Should Win MVP? (The Ringer) We examine this year’s loaded race and break down our full (hypothetical) ballot.

Fox News Hosting Virtual Coronavirus Town Hall With President Trump, White House Task Force (Fox News) The president and his team will be answering text and video questions you submit to Fox News’ Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts, as well as email submissions for the special live event at live-blog@foxnews.com.

College Basketball’s Coaching Carousel Slows Down, Searches Get More Complicated Amid Coronavirus Threat (CBS Sports) Conducting a college basketball coaching search in a pandemic adds ‘multiple dimensions’ to hiring right candidate.

America’s New Favorite Pastime (Axios) News consumption has skyrocketed in the U.S. over the past few weeks due to the coronavirus, according to TV ratings, web traffic, app downloads and social media interactions.

Bryan Bresee ‘Better Than Advertised’ So Far At Clemson (247 Sports) Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has big plans for freshman defensive lineman Bryan Bresee, the No. 1 recruit in the 247Sports Composite for 2020.

Bloomberg Sued By Aides For Stiffing Them On Yearlong Pay Promise (Politico) The billionaire is facing at least two class-action lawsuits.

Charles Barkley Releases Statement Upon Receiving Coronavirus Test Results (Saturday Down South) All the Charles Barkley fans out there can breathe easy, the “Round Mound of Rebound” does not have the coronavirus.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Say They Feel Better After Being Treated For Coronavirus (Variety) Hanks and Wilson were self-quarantined in Australia, where Hanks was filming a movie about Elvis Presley.

Vin Scully On Coronavirus Responses: “I Think People Are Especially Jumping At The Opportunity To Help Each Other.” (Awful Announcing) “I think people are especially jumping at the opportunity to help each other, I believe that’s true, so that’s kind of heartwarming, with all of it, it brings out some goodness in people.”

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