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The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 15, 2019

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The Crowd Roars For Federer, And Djokovic Tunes Out The Noise (New York Times) Djokovic emerged victorious in the longest Wimbledon singles final, and the first to end in a fifth-set tiebreaker with the score tied at 12-12. The Moonshot Mind-Set Once Came From The Government. No Longer. (Wall Street Journal) Americans still take big… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 12, 2019

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The Winners And Losers Of The Russell Westbrook–For–Chris Paul Trade (The Ringer) Just when you thought it was safe to avoid Twitter, Houston swung a blockbuster trade to pair two former teammates and MVPs. Catholic Church Offers Cash To Settle Abuse Claims—With A Catch (Wall Street Journal) A potential flood of lawsuits has spurred the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 11, 2019

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The Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Era At Wimbledon Isn’t Over Yet As All Three Advance (Washington Post) Despite competing against one another for 15 years, Federer and Nadal have met only three times on grass — each a Wimbledon final. AOC Ups Ante In Feud With Pelosi (Fox News) Pelosi told the New York Times: “All… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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American League Holds Off The National League To Win Its 7th Straight All-Star Game (SI) It wasn’t as thrilling as Monday’s Home Run Derby, but the 2019 All-Star Game did exactly what it was supposed to do—showcase the best of baseball. Trump Barred Jeffrey Epstein From Mar-a-Lago Over Sex Assault: Court Docs (New York Post)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Pete Alonso’s Endless Enthusiasm Leads To Home Run Derby Win (New York Times) Guerrero hit 91 homers over the three rounds of the derby, but Alonso outlasted him in the final. Why Eric Swalwell’s Campaign Failed (538) Three months after entering the presidential race, Eric Swalwell has announced that he is dropping out to focus… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 8, 2019

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NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic (Outkick) Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers and he is bringing Paul George with him. Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused Of Luring Girls To His Manhattan Mansion And Abusing Them (New York Times) The billionaire financier is charged with running a sex-trafficking operation that brought dozens of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 5, 2019

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What To Watch In The USA-Netherlands World Cup Final (The Ringer) The Dutch are one of the best attacking teams in the world, but their open style of play could leave them vulnerable against an American team with superior talent. Cruz Adds Context After Kaepernick Quotes From Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech (Fox News)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Is Now On The Clock With Free-agency Meetings Likely Behind Him (LA Times) There hasn’t been an “on-the-record” update on the proceedings since Magic Johnson said he had spoken to Leonard on Sunday. The Perils Of Empire (Washington Post) America’s rise and the British Empire’s decline are of a piece. What does that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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Angels Return To The Field, Bearing Grief For Tyler Skaggs ‘Like A Punch To The Heart’ (New York Times) The Los Angeles Angels chose to get back on the diamond to play the Texas Rangers, and to cope, a day after Skaggs was found dead in the team hotel. Nike Defends Pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ Shoe… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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Tyler Skaggs, Angels Pitcher, Found Dead At 27 (New York Times) Skaggs was found dead Monday in a room at a team hotel, according to the authorities in Texas, where the Angels were scheduled to play the Rangers. Nike Nixes ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker After Colin Kaepernick Intervenes (Wall Street Journal) Sneaker maker pulls Independence… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 1, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Has A Monumental Decision To Make (The Ringer) The Finals MVP could stay in Toronto or join the Clippers and make the 2019-20 season one of the most wide-open title races in recent league history. Or he could choose the Lakers and end the title race before the season even begins. Trump Says… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 28, 2019

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The Lakers Have Money. Now They Have To Spend Wisely. (Wall Street Journal) What’s the smartest way to build a champion in today’s NBA: talent or fit? Biden Abruptly Ends Answer On Civil Rights Record After Harris Pummeling (Fox News) The former VP was slammed on the debate stage Thursday night, particularly by Harris who… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Three Years After Devastating Death Of Teammate, Vanderbilt Comes ‘Full Circle’ With College World Series Title (NCAA) If you want to know what the glory of Wednesday night meant to the Commodores, start with their feelings about Donny Everett, who wasn’t here. And the father and mother, who were. What Went Down On Night One… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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College World Series: Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt Again, Forces Winner-Take-All National Title Game (The Tennessean) The Commodores beat Michigan 4-1 in Game 2 of the best-of-three national championship series Tuesday to force a winner-take-all title game. The Cost Of An Ad-Free Internet: $35 More Per Month (Recode) A new bill would tell you how much… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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U.S. Holds Off An Ascendant Spain, For Now, At Women’s World Cup (New York Times) Spain is seen as the most rapidly ascendant national team in women’s soccer Media Gears Up For ‘Cat And Mouse Game’ Spotting 2020 Deepfakes (Politico) A University of California, Berkeley professor and digital forensics expert, demonstrated software last week that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 24, 2019

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We’re Not Using The Term ‘Owner’ (TMZ) NBA commissioner Adam Silver says moving away from the term “owner” makes sense — telling TMZ Sports, “We moved away from that term years ago.” Report: Kawhi Leonard Declines Contract Option; ‘Seriously Considering’ Raptors (Bleacher Report) The Raptors can offer him a five-year, $189.7 million max extension, while… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 21, 2019

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The Most Interesting — And Surprising — Takeaways From The NBA Draft (538) The draft, it seemed, was appropriately going chalk. Until it didn’t. US Called Off Retaliatory Strike Against Iran In Last Minute: Source (Fox News) The United States made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Report: Space Jam 2 Will Star Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, More (Bleacher Report) Anthony Davis may have just found a way to make back his $4 million trade kicker. Biden Not Apologizing For Remarks On Segregationist Senators (AP) Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done”… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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The Pundit Tree: Have Baggage, Will Manage SI And The Rise Of Joel Klatt (The Big Lead) The tumultuous media landscape, LaVar Ball is always the loudest and never the smartest voice in the room, and more. Trump Launches Re-election Bid Before Jam-packed Arena, Vows To ‘Keep America Great’ (Fox News) Thousands of Trump supporters arrived more… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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College World Series 2019: Monday Scores, Winners And Bracket Results (Bleacher Report) Texas Tech def. Arkansas, 5-4, Michigan def. Florida State, 2-0. Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based On Cryptocurrency (New York Times) If the project should come together, it would be the most far-reaching attempt by a mainstream company to jump into the world of cryptocurrencies.… Read more »