The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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NFL Owners Approve New Rule Making Pass Interference Reviewable (Bleacher Report) According to Adam Schefter, both offensive and defensive pass interference calls will now be challengeable.

Jussie Smollett’s Charges Are Dropped, Angering Mayor And Police (New York Times) “This was a whitewash of Justice,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

How Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer Dealt With Nike And Became Entangled In Extortion Charges (Wall Street Journal) Before an alleged scheme to extort Nike with Michael Avenatti, Mark Geragos had courted the company on behalf of the former NFL quarterback

Clay Travis: Jussie Smollett Case is Travesty of Justice

U.S. Senate Republicans Defeat Green New Deal Resolution (Reuters) The vote was 57 against the resolution in the 100-member chamber, with 43 Democrats voting “present.”

Robert Kraft Requests Jury Trial In Prostitution Solicitation Case (Washington Post) New England Patriots owner waived an upcoming hearing and requested a jury trial on prostitution solicitation charges he faces in Florida.

‘There’s No Way’ We’re Headed For Recession—Five Experts On The Bond Market’s Warning Sign (CNBC) U.S. stocks are holding steady despite what many see as a reliable recession indicator, and Wall Street experts are similarly unfazed

Tony Romo Wants Record $10 Million A Year To Stay At CBS (Sporting News) In just two seasons on the air, Romo has exploded as the most popular game commentator, in any sport, since John Madden.

Daily Border Crossings By Illegal Immigrants Hit 13-year Highs (NBC) On March 19, CBP officers and agents stopped or apprehended 3,974 illegal immigrants, the highest single day since the beginning of the Trump administration.

2019 March Madness: Four Coaches With Past NCAA Transgressions Converge In Midwest Regional (CBS Sports) Roy Williams, John Calipari, Bruce Pearl and Kelvin Sampson all led teams punished by the NCAA for breaking rules

Assessing ‘Empire’ Options After Jussie Smollett Charges Dropped (Variety) It seems unlikely that there will be an easy way out for the studio, or a swift resolution to the Jussie Smollett affair.

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