The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Damian Lillard’s Immortal Series-Winner Did All The Talking (SI) Damian Lillard hit an immortal series-winner to slay the Thunder.

Twitter Shares Climb 16% On Stout Earnings (Wall Street Journal) First-quarter net income more than tripled to $191 million; CEO Jack Dorsey meets with President Trump.

Kings Coach Luke Walton Accused Of Sexual Assault In Lawsuit (Washington Post) Kelli Tennant, who worked for Spectrum SportsNet in Los Angeles, filed the lawsuit Monday in Los Angeles.

A Second Judge Says Robert Kraft Videos Cannot Be Released Yet (New York Times) The judge wrote that the incident that is alleged in the massage parlor “seems like a rather tawdry but fairly unremarkable event.”

How Polarizing Prospects Will Define The NFL Draft (The Ringer) This class of prospects is filled with players who excel in some areas of the game but fall short of certain benchmarks in others.

Microsoft Is Winning The Techlash (Axios) Survey found that companies untouched by scandal prospered in the eyes of consumers, while those companies most heavily affected by privacy-related scandals faced the steepest erosion in trust.

Canada’s Three NHL Playoff Teams Are Out And Country’s Stanley Cup Drought Hits 26 Years (USA Today) Many current NHL players were either not yet born or too young to remember the last time a Canadian team hoisted the Stanley Cup.

Netflix, Streaming Services Win Oscars Cinema Rule Battle (CNBC) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood’s top prize.

We Came Up With A New Way To Determine Baseball’s Top Power-Speed Guy (538) Who is today’s version of Mays or Canseco — the best mix of both power and speed? MLB’s new Statcast metrics track the exact velocity of a ball off a player’s bat and the speed of his body around the basepaths.

Can Facebook Be Trusted To Combat Misinformation? Sri Lanka’s Shutdown Suggests No. (Recode) “It demonstrates this kind of degradation of trust in the platforms.”

Wonderlic Test Scores Of 2019 NFL Draft Quarterbacks Leaked (Sporting News) Every year at the NFL Combine, top prospects take the Wonderlic test. The results of those scores are supposed to remain confidential, but every year they get leaked by someone in the know.

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