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The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 24, 2020

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Eli Manning’s Career Is Incomparable (The Ringer) How should we remember the playing days of the NFL’s most average dynasty destroyer? Coronavirus Cases Rise To More Than 800 Worldwide As China Confirms Death Toll Has Risen To 25 (CNBC) The fast-spreading infection prompted local authorities to quarantine several major cities and cancel Lunar New Year’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Eli Manning Announces His Retirement (New York Times) The Giants’ two-time Super-Bowl-winning quarterback will be remembered for leadership and championships. Brexit Divorce Deal Clears U.K. Parliament (Wall Street Journal) Agreement negotiated with European Union ensures that U.K. will leave at end of month. Zion Williamson Just Gave Us The Most Exciting Seven Minutes Of This… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Derek Jeter And Larry Walker Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame (New York Times) Jeter came up a single vote short of becoming the second person to be named on 100 percent of the ballots. Walker was elected in his final year of eligibility. Trump Says GDP Would Be Near 4% And The Dow Would… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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The 49ers Run (And Run And Run) Over Green Bay And Into The Super Bowl (New York Times) Playing in a stadium abounding with warm memories, San Francisco will seek to join New England and Pittsburgh as the only franchises to win six Super Bowl titles. McConnell Lays Out Rules For Trump’s Senate Trial, Allowing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 20, 2020

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What We Learned In The N.F.L.’s Conference Championships (New York Times) The Chiefs came back to beat the Titans and the 49ers crushed the Packers. The matchup is set for Super Bowl LIV. Trump’s GOP Support Remains Solid Through Impeachment (Wall Street Journal) How trump has kept near-unanimous GOP support through impeachment. The 49ers’ Domination… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 17, 2020

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‘Clean It Up. It Must Stop’: MLB Is In An Ethical Crisis (SI) Carlos Beltrán’s firing and all that has unfolded in recent weeks underscores the crisis MLB is in the midst of. Trump Impeachment Trial Begins As Senators Are Sworn In (Wall Street Journal) House managers read charges as watchdog faults president’s hold on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Our Guide To The NFL’s Conference Championships (538) This week’s spreads aren’t sizable enough to generate any historic upsets, but the upside is that we should see a more balanced set of matchups here on the cusp of the Super Bowl. Pelosi Hands Out Souvenir Pens, Dems Slammed For Gloating As House Delivers Trump Impeachment… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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Alex Cora Ousted By Red Sox After Sign-Stealing Scandal (New York Times) Cora, who spent two seasons as the Boston manager, was Houston’s bench coach in 2017 and has been implicated in an M.L.B. report on the Astros’ cheating. House Speaker Pelosi To Name House Managers For Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial (Wall Street Journal) The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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L.S.U. Wins The Title The Way It Won All Season: Behind Joe Burrow (New York Times) The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback threw five touchdowns Monday night against Clemson, delivering a national championship for L.S.U. President Trump, Melania Trump Cheered By Crowd At LSU-Clemson National Championship Game (Fox News) Loud chants of “U-S-A” were heard throughout the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 13, 2020

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Mike Vrabel Is The Heart And Soul Of This Winning Titans Team (SI) Mike Vrabel believed in his team—and that was all that they needed. Iran Faces Growing Criticism At Home, Abroad Over Downing Of Ukrainian Plane (Wall Street Journal) Protests expand beyond Tehran and demonstrators express their anger with Tehran. Packers Survive Seahawks And… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 10, 2020

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Report: Ravens RB Mark Ingram Expected To Play Vs. Titans In Divisional Round (Yahoo! Sports) It looks like the Baltimore Ravens will have every part of their record rushing attack on hand against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday in the AFC divisional round. Trump’s New National Security Team Made Fast Work Of Iran Strike (Wall… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 9, 2020

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The College Football National Championship Game Is When? How The Wait Widened (New York Times) A 16-day gap between the College Football Playoff semifinals and the title game was not exactly by design. Twitter To Experiment With Limiting Replies In Effort To Combat Online Abuse (CNBC) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has promised since 2018 to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Giants Agree To Hire Joe Judge As Head Coach (New York Times) The Patriots assistant had not been considered a top target, but he quickly emerged as the Giants’ choice. Matt Rhule, presumed to be the leading candidate, agreed to a deal with the Carolina Panthers. Iran Threatens Further Retaliation After Missile Strikes Against U.S.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama’s Star Quarterback, Will Enter The N.F.L. Draft (New York Times) Tagovailoa, who started the 2019 season as a top candidate for the Heisman Trophy but was injured in November, could have played for the Crimson Tide next season. Stampede During Soleimani’s Funeral Procession Kills At Least 35 (Fox News) At least 35… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 6, 2020

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Kirk Cousins Silenced His Doubters With One Deep Pass Against The Saints (The Ringer) The Vikings shocked the NFC South champs on Sunday after their quarterback came up big in overtime. Ricky Gervais TORCHES Hollywood Elite In Scathing Globes Opener: ‘You’re In No Position To Lecture The Public About Anything’ (Mediaite) In a room filled… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 3, 2020

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Cowboys Decide To ‘Move On’ From Coach Jason Garrett After 13 Seasons With Franchise (CBS Sports) Garrett joined the Cowboys as offensive coordinator in 2007 and became the team’s coach in 2011. Iran Vows ‘Harsh Retaliation’ After US Airstrike Kills Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani (Fox News) The U.S. State Department issued a security alert Friday… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 2, 2020

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A Deep Dive Into The NFL’s Impressive Ratings In 2019 (The Big Lead) Overall the NFL was up 5 percent and averaged 16.5 million viewers (television only) across all networks in 2019. From its kickoff, the NFL made up 47 of the top 50 most-watched telecasts. Global Stocks Launch Higher After Chinese Easing Move (Wall… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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Ron Rivera, Cast Out Of Carolina, Lands With The Washington Redskins (New York Times) Rivera takes over a Washington team hoping to rebound from one of the worst seasons in franchise history. Wall Street Has Its Best Year Since 2013 (Axios) Wall Street had its biggest annual gain in six years — with the S&P… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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Is Jerry Jones’ Radio Silence On Jason Garrett A Master Class In Media Manipulation? (Yahoo! Sports) The Dallas Cowboys owner may not know how to put together a winning football team. But he sure can generate headlines while keeping the Dallas Cowboys relevant and profitable. Obama, Trump Tie As Most Admired Man In 2019 (Gallup)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 30, 2019

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The Browns Wasted No Time Firing Freddie Kitchens (The Ringer) Cleveland dramatically underperformed expectations in 2019, and now the franchise must start over again. U.S. Launches Airstrikes On Iranian-Backed Forces In Iraq And Syria (New York Times) The strikes were a response to a rocket attack that killed an American contractor. Eagles Finally Rise Up To… Read more »