The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated (New York Times) The issue was raised by multiple team owners at a meeting of the league’s board of governors this month in Las Vegas.

House Overwhelmingly OKs Resolution Opposing Israel Boycott In Rare Bipartisan Vote (Fox News) The resolution passed on a vote of 398-17. Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., were among the 16 Democrats who voted against the resolution.

Race For No. 1 Class In 2020 Is Getting Heated (247 Sports) Clemson is still the heavy favorite to ultimately sign the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class.

Facebook Settlement Requires Mark Zuckerberg To Certify Privacy Protections (Wall Street Journal) Deal with Federal Trade Commission opens chief executive to potential liability for noncompliance.

Mark Sanchez Turned The Other Cheek After The Butt Fumble (The Ringer) He went from Jets savior to punch line in one play, but he always held onto his perspective. Now he gets a new role: analyst.

The Antitrust Vise Tightens On Tech (Axios) The Justice Department’s announcement Tuesday that it will probe the market power of online platforms is the latest sign of deepening trouble in Washington for major tech companies.

Josh Hader’s Fastball Is Baseball’s Most Mysterious Pitch (538) Josh Hader’s fastball is the most dominating pitch of its type in recent baseball history. And it’s a complete mystery.

The Meaning Of All Caps—in Texting And In Life (Wired) Linguist Maria Heath asked a cross section of internet users to rate the difference in emotion between a message in all caps and the same message in standard capitalization.

Sandy Koufax Statue Among $100 Million In Renovations Coming To Dodger Stadium (Yahoo! Sports) The center-field area of Dodger Stadium is going to look quite different next year, starting with a tribute to one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.

Sylvester Stallone Feels Robbed Of An Ownership Stake In ‘Rocky’: ‘I Was Furious’ (Variety) Stallone insists that being deprived of an equity stake in the franchise, an annuity of sorts that he could have left to his children after his death, remains a real sore spot.

A Message For Everyone Who Is Upset With LSU’s Luxurious Locker Room (Saturday Down South) There’s a reason that college campus libraries don’t look like Tiger Stadium. Boosters are going to write big checks for things that provide them entertainment.