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The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 11, 2019

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The Modern NFL Has Never Seen A Draft Prospect Rise Like Joe Burrow (The Ringer) The LSU quarterback entered this season projected to be a fifth-round pick at best. Three months later, he’s being talked about as a top-10 selection. How did he get there? And what does his ascension say about the QB evaluation… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 8, 2019

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The Chargers’ Two-Minute Drill Against The Raiders Was A Masterpiece In Disaster (The Ringer) Philip Rivers got the football with a chance to drive for a game-winning field goal. What happened next was equal parts sad and hilarious. Bloomberg Makes Preparations For 2020 Run (Politico) His move to file in the Alabama primary would be… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 11 2019 (Outkick) We’ve got ten picks for you this week and there has been a ton of movement so far this week in the gambling lines. Trump, At Louisiana Rally, Hits ‘Disgraceful’ Whistleblower’s Attorney Who Tweeted Of ‘Coup’ In 2017 (Fox News) The president extensively quoted from the article,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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College Football Playoff Rankings Put Penn State Over Clemson (New York Times) The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, the defending national champion, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll. Lindsey Graham Is In The Middle Of Trump’s Whirlwind (Politico) He’s one of Trump’s biggest defenders. But Democrats still are… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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Chargers, NFL Reportedly Considering Relocating Franchise To London On Permanent Basis Amid LA Failures (CBS Sports) The NFL is looking at sending the Chargers to London on a full-time basis. Democrats Launch $75 Million Digital Campaign To Take On Trump (Axios) The campaign, called “Four is Enough” plans to spend the bulk of its cash… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 4, 2019

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‘That’s Not What We’re All About’: What Tom Brady Said After The Patriots’ Loss To The Ravens (Boston.com) Quarterback Tom Brady, who completed 30-of-46 passes and threw for 285 yards, discussed the team’s highs and (mostly) lows after the game. Rep. Jordan Rejects Whistleblower’s Offer To Provide Written Answers To GOP Questions (Fox News) “You don’t… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 1, 2019

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Jimmy Garoppolo Finally Gave The 49ers The Performance They Paid Him For (The Ringer) San Francisco’s $137.5 million man has flown under the radar during the team’s 8-0 start. But he was the driving force behind the Niners’ 28-25 win over the Cardinals and showed that he can deliver when the team needs him to.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Nationals Win First World Series Title, Storming Back On Astros In Game 7, 6-2 (Washington Post) The Washington Nationals are World Series champions. Nancy Pelosi Targeted In Ethics Complaint Filed By 40 Conservative Groups (Fox News) The complaint adds that Thursday’s scheduled vote on a resolution codifying the impeachment inquiry is “inadequate at this stage”… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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Nationals Force World Series Game 7 With Dominant Stephen Strasburg Performance In 7-2 Win (Washington Post) Max Scherzer to start Game 7 for Nationals. Senators Confront Boeing CEO On Response To 737 MAX Crashes (Wall Street Journal) The plane maker’s chief, Dennis Muilenburg, faced questions about a faulty flight-control system that led to two crashes.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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No, The Nationals Are Not Cursed By An Early Plan To Celebrate (New York Times) Major League Baseball staged a routine rehearsal of a World Series title celebration before a game had been played in Washington. Then social media erupted. Piers Morgan Blasts Trump Critics After Al-Baghdadi Raid: They Shamed Themselves And Shamed Their Country’ (Fox… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 28, 2019

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How Gerrit Cole Crafted His Signature World Series Win Without His Best Pitch (SI) Cole is the best fastball pitcher in baseball, and he just won World Series Game 5 by getting just one strikeout with his fastball. How he did it explains why he’s about to become the highest paid pitcher in baseball history.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 25, 2019

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How The Packers’ Extreme Makeover Turned Green Bay Into The Class Of The NFC (The Ringer) The franchise experienced its worst season in a decade in 2018. But after an offseason that saw a new coach, new players, and new philosophies enter the fold, the Packers are 6-1 and seem to be hitting their stride.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 24, 2019

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World Series: Nationals Stun Astros In Game 2 To Seize Control (New York Times) A pitching duel turned into a blowout thanks to Washington’s six-run seventh inning, and the Nationals cruised to their eighth straight postseason win. GOP Lawmakers Storm Hearing On Impeachment (Wall Street Journal) Protest over closed-door nature of House’s inquiry delays by hours… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Nationals Fans, Welcome To The World Series. (Washington Post) Here’s Hoping You Make It To The End. Anxious Democratic Establishment Asks, ‘Is There Anybody Else?’ (New York Times) “Since the last debate, just anecdotally, I’ve had five or six people ask me: ‘Is there anybody else?’” said Leah Daughtry, a longtime Democrat who has run two… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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The Patriots Defense Is Doing Things We’ve Never Seen Before (The Ringer) Forget about the quality of competition—New England’s seven-game stretch is frightening for any era. Just ask Sam Darnold. Trudeau Wins Re-Election But Fails To Secure Majority (Wall Street Journal) His Liberals will lead minority government, relying on support from other parties to pass legislation.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 21, 2019

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Starting 11: How Long Is Tua Out Edition? (Outkick) As we enter the last week of football in October the playoff race could be exceedingly simple or chaos could emerge. Chinese State Television Vows ‘Retribution’ Against N.B.A.’s Adam Silver (New York Times) The state-run network accused the N.B.A. commissioner of lying when he said that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 18, 2019

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Patrick Mahomes’s Knee Injury Could Be A Disaster—For The Chiefs And The NFL (The Ringer) The reigning MVP left the game in the second quarter and did not return. Without him, Kansas City is missing the player who powers their offense, and the league as a whole is without its most fun superstar. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 17, 2019

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The Rams’ Risky Bet Redefines The Cost Of Doing Business In The NFL (The Ringer) L.A. is all in. Again. Trading two first-round picks for Jalen Ramsey is a high-wire act of roster-building not seen by a contender in a long time. Trump, Democrats Clash After House Passes Resolution Opposing U.S. Withdrawal In Syria (Wall… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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The Nationals Are Going To The World Series (Washington Post) The Nationals swept the Cardinals in the NLCS, clinching a spot in the World Series. Democratic Debate: The Moments That Mattered (Wall Street Journal) Warren got the front-runner treatment and Biden defended his son’s business ties. LeBron Bends The Knee For Chinese Dictators (Outkick) How… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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LeBron Air-balls His Opportunity To Address China, Daryl Morey Controversy (Yahoo! Sports) He essentially told Morey to shut up and dribble … or at least shut up and study advanced analytics or shut up and crunch salary-cap numbers or shut up and do whatever the general manager equivalent of dribbling is. Elite M.B.A. Programs Report… Read more »