The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Warriors Set NBA Record With 51-point First Quarter In Rout Of Nuggets (USA Today) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Warriors scored an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter.

Razor Burn: Gillette Ad Stirs Online Uproar (Associated Press) A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott.

Chiefs’ Underrated Pass Rush Could Be Key to Stopping Tom Brady (The Ringer) The trio of Justin Houston, Chris Jones, and Dee Ford form one of the more fearsome pass-rushing units in the NFL.

Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free (Wall Street Journal) If tuition is subsidized, expect colleges to raise non-tuition costs.

Clay Travis: Trump Serves Fast Food To Clemson; Media Loses Their Minds (Outkick)

Trump Makes ‘Salad’ Joke At White House. CNN Freaks Out. (The Daily Wire) CNN’s Erin Burnett and Joan Walsh lost their minds on Monday night after President Trump made a “salad” joke while Clemson visited White House.

Netflix Raises Prices On All Of Its Subscription Plans (New York Times) Fee increases at Netflix are inevitable. One of reasons: Netflix burns a lot of cash.

Risers and Sliders After The 2019 NFL Draft Early Entry Deadline (SI) Who’s feeling the best about this year’s NFL draft decisions from underclassmen? Some schools are in a better spot than others heading into 2019.

U.S. Online Gambling Reversal Puts ‘Chill’ on Industry (Bloomberg) The U.S. Justice Department’s decision to expand a federal prohibition on internet gambling will cast a pall on the industry as businesses and state lotteries evaluate the implications of the change and the government’s plans to enforce it.

 Trevor Lawrence: I Loved Trump’s Fast Food (TMZ) “It was awesome,” Lawrence said. “We had McDonalds and everything. It was good!”

Lime, A Scooter Startup That Barely Existed Two Years Ago, Is Now Going To Be Worth $2 Billion (Recode) Lime is expected to take in $400 million in a round financed primarily by its existing investors.

UT Vols Closing In On No. 1 Ranking With Rout Of Arkansas (Knox News) No. 2 Duke lost Monday, and it plays No. 1 Virginia on Saturday. A Blue Devils victory coupled with a Tennessee victory over Alabama on Saturday could propel the Vols to No. 1.

Travis Scott Consulted With Colin Kaepernick Before Confirming Super Bowl Appearance (Variety) Scott and Kaepernick had at least one phone conversation before the rapper confirmed his Super Bowl appearance.

Tate Martell Announces Transfer From Ohio State To Miami (Sporting News) Martell, who will be a redshirt sophomore next season, entered the NCAA’s transfer portal after Ohio State added Georgia transfer Justin Fields this month.

 

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