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The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 14, 2019

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How The Raptors Won Their First N.B.A. Championship (New York Times) Toronto held on despite a late push by the Golden State Warriors and won its first title. Threatened With Tariffs, Mexico Is Trying To Reinforce Its Southern Border Ahead Of Trump’s Deadline. (Washington Post) More than 144,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. border… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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The Blues, Instant Icons In St. Louis, Win Stanley Cup In Unique Fashion (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Hochman: ‘It had to be this way, man.’ Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew Of Questionable Privacy Practices (Wall Street Journal) Internal exchanges uncovered in response to FTC probe could cast doubt on founder’s commitment to user privacy,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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U.S. Takes Apart Thailand And The Record Book At The Women’s World Cup (New York Times) The reigning champions delivered a 13-0 thrashing, scoring more goals than any other team in tournament history. Ex-Stanford Sailing Coach Faces Sentencing In U.S. College Scandal (Reuters) John Vandemoer is set to become the first person to be sentenced in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Kevin Durant Suffered A Basketball Tragedy (The Ringer) The Warriors force Game 6 of NBA Finals with win in Toronto. America Grows More Divided (New York Times) It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party. Emotion Surrounding Durant Injury Hangs Over… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 10, 2019

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One More St. Louis Blues Win & Laura Branigan’s “Gloria” Becomes An Unlikely Championship Anthem (Forbes) Game 7 to be played in Boston on Wednesday. California Dems Agree To Full Health Benefits For Many Low-income Illegal Immigrants, In Swipe At Trump (Fox News) To pay for part of it, the state agreed to start taxing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 7, 2019

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Jordan Binnington’s Stellar Performance For Blues Lost In Controvesy Of Game 5 (SI) “This is the National Hockey League and they’re getting a black eye with their officiating in the playoffs and here’s another one that’s going to be talked about … It was egregious.”–Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy Fed Begins Debate On Whether To Cut… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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The Raptors Tip The Finals With Their Own Strength In Numbers (538) Curry’s monster game for depleted Golden State is not enough. Trump, Other Leaders Mark D-Day’s 75th Anniversary In Normandy, France (Fox News) The ceremony took place on the edge of Omaha Beach in Normandy where thousands of American and Allied soldiers lost their… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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In 2003, Steve Kerr Created The Perfect Shooter. In 2019, He Coaches Him. (New York Times) In 2003, Steve Kerr wrote a story for Yahoo called “Creating the perfect shooter.” With Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, he now coaches three of them. Top Dem Lawmaker Downplays Trump’s Impeachment, Suggest Media Is Pushing For… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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Hank Haney Suspended In Latest Outrage Mob Absurdity (Outkick) The nation’s third largest newspaper is calling for a golf opinionist to be banned from every golf course in the world because they didn’t like what he said about the game of golf. Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech (Wall Street Journal) Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 3, 2019

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The Warriors Ride The Lightning To An NBA Finals Split (The Ringer) The champs had to grind their way through multiple injuries—including one that puts Klay Thompson’s status in doubt—to earn a series-tying win in Game 2. Google And Amazon Are At The Center Of A Storm Brewing Over Big Tech (New York Times) If… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 31, 2019

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How The Raptors Won Game 1 Over The Warriors (New York Times) Toronto came out hot and never let up, withstanding Golden State’s 3-pointers to take a 1-0 lead in the N.B.A. finals. Dr. Drew Says LA Public Health In ‘Complete Breakdown’: ‘No City On Earth Tolerates This’ (Fox News) “We have a complete breakdown… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 30, 2019

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With Sweet Relief, Blues Finally Get First Stanley Cup Final Win (SI) St. Louis struck back with its retro brand of ground-and-pound hockey. Robert Mueller Says Charging Trump With A Crime Was ‘Not An Option’ (Wall Street Journal) Mueller said he was resigning from his Justice Department post, shutting down the special counsel’s office and returning… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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Lakers 2.0: The Failed Reboot Of The NBA’s Crown Jewel (ESPN) In just over two years, what was deemed a bold front-office experiment had failed. Johnson & Johnson, Oklahoma Spar In Opioid Trial (Wall Street Journal) From 2007 to 2017, 4,653 Oklahomans died from unintentional prescription opioid overdoses, state’s attorney general says in opening remarks. How… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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Sports Illustrated, The Brand, Is Sold For $110 Million (New York Times) Meredith, which acquired Sports Illustrated last year, has sold the magazine’s marketing rights to Authentic Brands Group for $110 million. First Big Trial In Opioid Crisis Set To Kick Off In Oklahoma (Wall Street Journal) State challenges Johnson & Johnson in case that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 27, 2019

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With Kawhi Leonard, The Raptors Find Success That Endures (New York Times) In his first season in Toronto, Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors where they’ve never been before: the N.B.A. finals. Honor Those Who Sacrificed Their All — And Our Living Veterans (The Hill) “The freedoms we celebrate on Independence Day were made possible by… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 24, 2019

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Kawhi Was The Best Player On The Court In One Of The Biggest Wins In Raptors History (The Ringer) Toronto won Game 5 of the East finals, and is now one win away from its first NBA Finals, because Leonard performed like the best player in the game, the series, and the conference. Harvey Weinstein… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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NFL Reduces Single-headers, Moves Back Sunday Divisional Playoff Game Times, Cuts Number Of Super Bowl Ad Breaks (Awful Announcing) Divisional playoff games on Sunday will now start at 3 p.m. Eastern and 6:30 p.m. Eastern, the same times as the conference championship games. Avenatti Charged With Stealing Money Owed To Stormy Daniels (Wall Street Journal)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Raptors Rout Bucks To Tie Up East Finals (Yahoo! Sports) The Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 120-102 victory on Tuesday. Online Ads Can Be Targeted Based On Your Emotions (Vox) Brands that want to reach women, for example, are buying ads on sad New York Times articles. Blues Fans Refused To… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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The Warriors Are Still The Comeback Kids (The Ringer) Even the game of Meyers Leonard’s life couldn’t keep the Blazers from getting swept. Nashville Church ‘Shooter’ Wanted To Kill ‘a Minimum Of 10 White Churchgoers’ (New York Post) The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 20, 2019

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Game Of Thrones: Series Finale Reaction (Outkick) Clay Travis breaks down the series finale of Game of Thrones. Is Brooks Koepka Golf’s New King? His Competition Would Like A Word (New York Times) Brooks Koepka has won four of the last eight majors he has played, but he is not nearly as dominant in other… Read more »