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The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 4 2019 (Outkick) Here we go into the great gambling frontier with 11 winners this weekend. Justin Trudeau Says He Is ‘Deeply Sorry’ After Brownface Photo Surfaces (New York Times) Mr. Trudeau said that he also wore blackface in high school while performing “Day-O,” the Jamaican folk song. Eli Manning… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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The Giants Are Benching Eli Manning To Kick Off The Great Daniel Jones Experiment (The Ringer) We’ll find out sooner than we expected whether New York was right about the Duke product Fed Expected To Cut Rates And Powell May Have Hard Time Appeasing Critics Inside And Outside Fed (CNBC) The Fed is expected to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Odell Beckham Jr., In Win Over Jets, Reminds MetLife What He Can Do (New York Times) Cleveland’s star wide receiver, returning to his former home field, dominated as the Jets lost another quarterback. ‘Get Real’: Senior Democrats Shut Down Kavanaugh Impeachment Push (Politico) “We’ve got to get beyond this ‘impeachment is the answer to every… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 16, 2019

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Saints Growing Tired Of Referees Screwing Them (Yahoo! Sports) Every Saints player acknowledged that the blown call was far from the only reason for their 27-9 loss to the Rams, but that didn’t make the costly mistake any easier for them to swallow. An Oil Price Risk Premium Is Back After Drone Strikes In Saudi… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 13, 2019

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Cam Newton’s Play Should Put The Panthers In Panic Mode (The Ringer) The former MVP was wildly inaccurate in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the team didn’t make use of his rushing ability either. It’s an alarming start for 0-2 Carolina. Top 2020 Democratic Candidates Spar Over Health Care In Third Debate (Wall… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 12, 2019

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Antonio Brown, Resolute Attention Seeker, Faces Serious Scrutiny (New York Times) A lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault has turned a new spotlight on him and the N.F.L. Supreme Court Authorizes Trump To Deny Asylum To Central Americans (Wall Street Journal) While legal challenges proceed, new rule requires refugees to seek asylum in another country they… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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Antonio Brown Accused Of Rape In A Lawsuit (New York Times) The Patriots receiver is accused of three incidents of sexual assault, in 2017 and 2018, against a woman who attended college with him. Who Will Make The Fourth Democratic Debate? (538) Steyer is in, but Gabbard, despite some controversy, is no closer than before.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Drew Brees And Deshaun Watson Just Traded Heroics In The Best Game Of Week 1 (The Ringer) While the Saints look ready to contend for another Super Bowl, the Texans are left with more questions about how to protect their quarterback. California Lawmakers Vote To Undo N.C.A.A. Amateurism (New York Times) A bill passed by… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 9, 2019

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Starting 11: LSU Can Throw The Football Edition (Outkick) We’ve only played two weeks, but already the SEC has sent a strong message about their potential to have two teams in the college football playoff. Is It Really A Three-Candidate Race? (538) Depending on which polling average you look at, Biden’s currently polling at 28… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 6, 2019

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Legal Ramifications Of Antonio Brown’s Growing Dispute With Raiders (SI) The increasingly bizarre saga of Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown—who the Raiders intend to suspend after a heated argument with general manager Mike Mayock—leads to a less often invoked different portion of the CBA. Americans’ Views Of The Economy Are Partisan, But They’re Not… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 5, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week Two 2019 (Outkick) We finished off week zero and week one with a record of 13-7 for a nice winning percentage out of the gate of 65%. Can we keep the roll going? There’s only one way to find out, let’s charge straight into week 2 and go 11-0. The 20 Democrats… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Sports Betting Has Arrived To Transform The N.F.L. Or Not. (New York Times) Unlike other professional leagues, the N.F.L. isn’t expecting a big bump from legalized gambling despite projections. USC Officials Discussed How Much Wealthy Parents Could Donate When Their Children Applied, Records Show (LA Times) A cache of emails between USC’s athletic and admissions… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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U.S.C. And The Art Of Skating On Thin Ice (New York Times) Coach Clay Helton is under immense pressure to turn things around for the Trojans. If he can’t, it might not be just him on the chopping block. Murdoch’s Fox Launches Sports Betting With FOX Bet (Reuters) When Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corp launches the FOX… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 2, 2019

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Starting 11: Auburn Rips Out Oregon’s Heart (Outkick) Unless you’re a Tennessee, Florida State, UCLA, Purdue, Missouri and South Carolina fan, in which case, yes, all of these awful games really did happen, you weren’t having a nightmare. U.S. Unleashes Military To Fight Fake News, Disinformation (Bloomberg) If successful, the system after four years of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 30, 2019

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Jerry Jones ‘Accepts’ Cowboys Might Play Games Without Ezekiel Elliott, But Says ‘He Can’t Miss Them All’ (CBS Sports) The leveraging continues from the Cowboys’ owner as talks continue with his All-Pro running back How A Ring Of Women Allegedly Recruited Girls For Jeffrey Epstein (MSN) After Epstein’s suicide in early August, federal authorities have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 1 2019 (Outkick) Thanks to week zero we started off 2-0 with a nice bloodbank guarantee under in the putrid Florida-Miami game and an easy over in Arizona-Hawaii. Now we’re on to week one, where we plan on going 17-0. Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Presidential Contest (Wall Street Journal) New… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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How The Influence Of Al Davis Shaped The Modern NFL (SI) On the occasion of the NFL’s 100th season, you can tell the story of the league through the work of 100 essential figures … or you can tell the story of the league through one rebellious, unparalleled innovator: Al Davis. The Great Democratic Gamble… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Andrew Luck And The Afterburn Of Early Retirement (The Ringer) The 29-year-old Colts QB isn’t the first to step away in his prime, becoming the latest member of an alternately doomed and dazzling group. Here’s Who’s Qualified For The Third Debate So Far — And Who Still Has A Shot (538) As of Monday afternoon,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 26, 2019

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Andrew Luck Was a Generational Talent. His Legacy Lies in What Could Have Been. (The Ringer) The Colts QB was once hailed as the future of his position. After his retirement, his career goes down as one of the NFL’s all-time what-ifs. Joe Biden Has An Iowa Problem, Not An Enthusiasm Problem (538) If you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 23, 2019

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College Football Gambling Picks For Week Zero 2019 (Outkick) College football gambling is back! It’s just glorious. What To Watch For At Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium (Wall Street Journal) Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech on Friday is the main event Transfer Quarterbacks Are All The Rage, But Do They Deliver At Their New Schools? (538)… Read more »