The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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Nationals Storm Back Late In Wild-card Game To Stun Brewers, 4-3, Advance To NLDS (Washington Post) Juan Soto stood in the middle of the infield, his helmet ripped off his head, his arms punching the air as the Nationals Park crowd of nearly 43,000 leaped and high-fived and screamed all around him.

Accusations Over Trump Probe Fly Between Pompeo, Democrats (AP) Setting a defiant tone, the Trump administration resisted Congress’ access to impeachment witnesses, even as House Democrats warned such efforts themselves could amount to an impeachable offense.

Prepare For The Playoffs Of The Lively Ball (The Ringer) Thanks to the juiced ball, hits that never left the park in the past are now going for homers. And one could decide a playoff series.

How Americans Really See Success (Axios) How Americans believe our society measures success — namely, fame — is totally different than how people define success in their own lives, according to a new Gallup/Populace survey.

The Trouble With Tanking (SI) Can a teardown of this magnitude pay off in the NFL?

Judge Rules Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions Policy Constitutional (Wall Street Journal) Federal judge finds university doesn’t intentionally discriminate based on race in admissions

Doping Scandal Includes A Direct Link To Nike’s C.E.O. (New York Times) A USADA report shows how Mark Parker took a keen interest in some of the experiments involving a group of elite runners at the Nike Oregon Project.

FanDuel And FOX Bet To Come Together As Parent Groups Combine (SBC Americas) Flutter Entertainment and The Stars Group, operators of FanDuel and FOX Bet respectively, have agreed a share deal which will see the two combine to become the world’s largest online gambling firm.

Ravens: Video Proves Marlon Humphrey Didn’t Choke Odell Beckham (New York Post) The Ravens hope new video will help restore Marlon Humphrey’s reputation.

Twitter, TweetDeck Suffer Global Outage, Thousands Hit (CNBC) “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon,” Twitter says.

NFL Beer Vendor Arrested For Charging $724 For Two Beers At Dolphins Game (Sporting News) To make matters worse, the Chargers beat the Dolphins 30-10 to bring Miami to 0-4 on the season.

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