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The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Kyler Murray’s Stature Adds Intrigue Right At The Start (New York Times) Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray is widely considered to be the best quarterback available in this year’s N.F.L. draft. Netflix Fights To Keep Its Most Watched Shows: ‘Friends’ And ‘The Office’ (Wall Street Journal) Hollywood studios that licensed old TV shows to Netflix are getting… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Damian Lillard’s Immortal Series-Winner Did All The Talking (SI) Damian Lillard hit an immortal series-winner to slay the Thunder. Twitter Shares Climb 16% On Stout Earnings (Wall Street Journal) First-quarter net income more than tripled to $191 million; CEO Jack Dorsey meets with President Trump. Kings Coach Luke Walton Accused Of Sexual Assault In Lawsuit… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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The Five Biggest Questions Ahead Of The NFL Draft (The Ringer) The run-up to Thursday night’s big event hasn’t provided many concrete answers—only more questions. Warren’s Massive $640 Billion Student Loan Cancellation Questioned Over Fairness To Students Who Paid Off Their Debts (Fox News) “You better retro that and pay back all of us who… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 22, 2019

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NFL Draft 2019: Seven-round Mock Drafts, Big Boards, Team Needs, Draft Picks For All 32 Teams (CBS Sports) Get ready for the NFL Draft with everything you need to know about all 32 teams. Apple Spends More Than $30 Million On Amazon’s Cloud Every Month (CNBC) Apple’s cloud expenditure reflects the company’s determination to deliver… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 19, 2019

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This Is Not A Column About The Mueller Report (Wall Street Journal) It’s another one about Tiger Woods—and what a pop culture sensation the 43-year-old golfer remains. Interest In 2020 Already At Election Day Levels (Fox News) More than three-quarters of voters are already interested in the 2020 presidential election, including over half, 52 percent,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 18, 2019

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The Houston Rockets Are Playing Like They Can Beat Anyone (The Ringer) After a second-straight blowout win over the Utah Jazz, they appear to be ready to take on their toughest test in the next round In Mueller Report’s Release, Trump Looks For Vindication, But New Fights Loom (Fox News) Nearly two years of fevered… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Russell Wilson Got the Richest Deal in NFL History. Now Comes the Hard Part. (The Ringer) Seattle still faces tough questions on defense and about its offensive strategy. 15 Months Of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook (Wired) Scandals. Backstabbing. Resignations. Record profits. Time Bombs. NBA Playoff Openers Mauled By Tiger, “Thrones” (Sports Media Watch) The NBA… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Russell Wilson Announces New Seahawks Mega-deal From Bed (New York Post) It is a 4-year, $140 million extension in new money and includes a $65 million signing bonus. Money Doesn’t Matter In Modern Presidential Races (Axios) President Trump probably could have won in 2016 with no money. You can’t put a price tag on free… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 15, 2019

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Golf’s Prodigal Son Returns With A Roar. It’ll Be Ages Before Another Day Like This. (Washington Post) After Tiger Woods’s victory at Augusta National, there is no debate: This is the greatest comeback in sports history. Goldman Economists Say Trump Re-Election More Likely Than Not (Bloomberg) Goldman Sachs currently predicts the U.S. economy will grow… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 12, 2019

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Brooks Koepka And Bryson DeChambeau Share The Masters Lead (New York Times) Tiger Woods finished Thursday’s opening round with a two-under-par 70, the same first-round score he had when he won the Masters in 1997, 2001 and 2002. US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To The Lowest Level Since 1969 (CNBC) The data pointed to sustained… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 11, 2019

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Augusta National Has Quietly Made A $200 Million Land Grab (Wall Street Journal) The home of the Masters has expanded its territory by more than 75%, paying massive sums for surrounding properties. Dems Rage Against Barr For Backing Claims Of Trump Campaign ‘Spying’ By FBI (Fox News) Attorney General Bill Barr tells Senate lawmakers that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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Jeanie Buss And The Lakers Are Better Off Without Magic Johnson (SI) Running an NBA team is a year-round responsibility, one that requires long hours, long road trips and unrelenting commitment. Magic Johnson didn’t have it. Mueller Report Will Be Released Within A Week: U.S. Attorney General (Reuters) Barr said he would be as open… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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Virginia Beats Texas Tech In OT To Claim Its First N.C.A.A. Title (New York Times) “Forget last year,” Virginia’s Ty Jerome said. “This is everything you dream of since you’re a little kid.” Felicity Huffman, 12 Other Parents To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scandal (Washington Post) On Monday, the parents each agreed to plead… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 8, 2019

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Virginia’s Late Free Throws Break Auburn’s Heart (The Ringer) Kyle Guy hit three free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining to send the Cavaliers to the national championship game. Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns As Trump’s Homeland Security Secretary (New York Times) “I hope the next secretary will have the support of Congress and the courts in fixing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 5, 2019

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What Happened In Green Bay (Bleacher Report) A checked-out coach. A tuned-out QB. A soap opera where there should have been a dynasty. City Of Chicago To Sue Jussie Smollett Over Hoax Attack (USA Today) Chicago will sue “Empire” actor to claw back more than $130,000 to cover overtime costs of investigating what authorities say… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 4, 2019

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How Chris Beard Built Texas Tech Into College Basketball’s Most Unlikely Juggernaut (The Ringer) The Red Raiders were long a Big 12 afterthought. Now they’re on the brink of a national title. Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman Appear In Court For College-Admissions Case (Wall Street Journal) Parents face charges in what prosecutors have described as a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Five Takeaways From The Collapse Of The AAF (The Ringer) The upstart football league will suspend football operations fewer than two months after it kicked off, but there are lessons to learn from the wreckage. Biden’s Tactile Politics Threaten His Return In The #MeToo Era (New York Times) On Tuesday, two more women told The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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John Calipari, Kentucky Agree To Contract Extension Allowing Him To Finish Career With Wildcats (CBS Sports) Kentucky made a massive offer to retain its prized coach in Lexington for as long as he’d like. Second Woman Alleges That Joe Biden Touched Her Inappropriately (Washington Post) A former congressional aide to Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) says… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 1, 2019

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The Winners And Losers Of The NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight (The Ringer) The regional finals were rough for RJ Barrett, Carsen Edwards, and television executives, but validating for Virginia. Avenatti Vs. Nike: The Showdown That Ensnared A Celebrity Lawyer (Wall Street Journal) A secretly recorded meeting and a tax investigation lead to extortion and fraud… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 29, 2019

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Tennessee Came Back From 18 Down Just To Blow It Again (The Ringer) Ryan Cline’s final total of 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting (7-of-10 from deep) was a career high. Jussie Smollett Case Prompts Criticism From Prosecutors And Trump Amid Questions About Dropped Charges (Washington Post) President Trump wants federal officials to look into a case he called… Read more »