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The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 13, 2020

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Twenty-Four Hours When Sports Hit The Halt Button (New York Times) With coronavirus cases on the rise, baseball, hockey, college basketball and other sports took a knee. U.S. Stock Futures Jump After Dow’s Worst Day Since 1987 (Wall Street Journal) European stocks rise after governments and central banks announced measures to cushion the impact of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, March 12, 2020

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NBA Suspends Season After Jazz’s Rudy Gobert Tests Positive For Coronavirus (Washington Post) Gobert was the Jazz player who tested positive for coronavirus, according to multiple people with knowledge of the situation. The Athletic first reported Gobert’s positive test. Bear Markets Are ‘The Sale Of The Century’ For Long-term Investors, Says Financial Advisor (CNBC) “Selling… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Bryce Harper Is Not Afraid Of The Coronavirus: ‘I Just Live My Life’ (Yahoo! Sports) “I live, man. I don’t worry about a disease or a virus. I live my life. I’m doing everything the same. I’m shaking people’s hands, I’m high-fiving. I’m healthy. I’m 27.” Biden Wins Hard-fought Michigan, Deals Major Blow To Sanders… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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Where Is Tom Brady Going Next? Hollywood, To Launch 199 Productions With Help From ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Directors Joe & Anthony Russo (Deadline) Brady is launching a global multi-platform content company to develop original premium content including documentaries, feature films and television shows. Stocks Revive After Dow’s Worst Day In 12 Years (Wall Street Journal) U.S.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 9, 2020

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After Being Pushed Around By Clippers, Lakers Prove They Can Beat Their Rivals (L.A. Times) After hearing how they weren’t tough enough to beat their hallway rivals, the Lakers pounded them inside and out. Efforts To Battle Coronavirus Escalate Around The Globe (Wall Street Journal) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally exceeded 105,000 on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 6, 2020

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ESPN Reportedly Trying To Trade For Al Michaels And Add Peyton Manning Is Peak Offseason Content (The Ringer) Forget Free Agency. It’s Announcer Trade SZN. ‘Bond King’ Gundlach Says Fed Panicked And Short-term Rates Are ‘Headed Toward Zero’ (CNBC) The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield hit an all-time low under 0.9% just after the longtime… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, March 5, 2020

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Tom Brady–To-The-49ers Is A Ridiculous Proposition That Makes Too Much Sense To Dismiss (The Ringer) There’s a lot of smoke—but is there fire? The rumors may seem ridiculous, but a Brady-S.F. marriage could make sense for both parties. Biden Campaign Paints Sanders As Trump-abetting Spoiler (Politico) Look forward to daily reminders of Sanders’ bitter fight… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Joe Biden Won Nine States, Including Texas. Bernie Sanders Won The Largest Prize Of The Night: California. (Politico) Super Tuesday primary results. N.F.L. Players Split Over Revenue Share And Longer Season As C.B.A. Vote Looms (New York Times) Players are expected to start voting this week on the proposal, which would add a 17th regular-season… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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Feeling Robbed, The Dodgers Are ‘Working Angry (New York Times) They have won seven N.L. West titles in a row, but no World Series titles in that time, and now must prepare for a new season believing that the Astros cheated them out of one in 2017. Super Tuesday Preview: Sanders Is Favored In California,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 2, 2020

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Tom Brady Appears To Facetime Titans’ Mike Vrabel At College Basketball Game, Fueling Speculation Of Reunion In Nashville (Tennessean) Only with NFL free agency looming just a couple of weeks away does something as innocuous as a FaceTime call carry potentially earth-shattering implications. Dow Futures Point Higher As Global Stocks Rebound From Market Rout (CNBC)… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, February 28, 2020

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2020 NFL Combine Results: QBs, WRs, TEs Run 40-yard Dash, Take Part In Drills And Turn Heads On Thursday (CBS Sports) Catch up with everything that happened on the field at the combine in Indianapolis on Thursday. Global Stocks Follow Wall Street’s Steep Decline (Wall Street Journal) Indexes in Europe and Asia join U.S. benchmarks… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Collective Bargaining Overshadows Day 3 Of The Combine (The Ringer) he proposal for the document that would govern the league for the foreseeable future is headed to the players for a vote, but some stars aren’t happy. Stocks Fall As Virus Fears Show No Signs Of Easing (Wall Street Journal) U.S. Treasury yields slide below… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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N.F.L. Players Aren’t Sold On Proposed 17-Game Season (New York Times) Team owners voted last week to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. But the proposal’s increase in games and cap on revenue sharing have split the players, delaying their vote. Democratic Debate: Chaos Reigns As Shouting Match Breaks Out In South Carolina (New York… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Fills In The Details Behind The Myths (The Ringer) With NBA greats past and present in attendance, Vanessa Bryant, Michael Jordan, and others shared fond memories and intimate details of Kobe’s and his daughter Gianna’s lives. Global Stocks Stabilize After Deep Wall Street Selloff (Wall Street Journal) U.S. futures edge higher after… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 24, 2020

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‘The King Has Returned’: The Second Coronation Of Tyson Fury (SI) Tyson Fury knocked out Deontay Wilder, one of boxing’s most prolific knockout artists, late Saturday. The heavyweight division crowned its latest ruler, and it felt like boxing used to feel. Stocks Sink As Coronavirus Cases Mount Outside Of Asia (Wall Street Journal) Equity benchmark… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, February 21, 2020

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N.F.L. Owners Approve Bargaining Agreement And Await Vote By Players (New York Times) The proposed deal would expand the playoffs to 14 teams and extend the regular season to 17 games, among other changes. Google Resists Demand From States In Digital-Ad Probe (Wall Street Journal) Company is reluctant to surrender some documents in investigation of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Why An NFL Playoff Format Change Is Inevitable (The Ringer) The league and players association have reportedly agreed to a new postseason structure as part of the new CBA. Even if that plan falls apart, fans should be prepared for a new-look bracket some time soon. Warren Leads An Onslaught Of Attacks, Zeroing In On… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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What Drew Brees’ Return Means For Saints, Teddy Bridgewater And Taysom Hill (ESPN) Quarterback Drew Brees’ decision to return for a 20th NFL season ensures that the Saints will remain among the top Super Bowl contenders after three straight years of gut-wrenching playoff exits. Amid Coronavirus, The World Closes Its Doors To China: ‘I Feel… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Rob Manfred Defends Astros’ Punishment, Says He Would’ve Penalized Players In ‘Perfect World’ (CBS Sports) Earlier on Sunday, Manfred conducted an interview with ESPN’s Karl Ravech in which he said Houston’s apology earlier in the week was “not successful.” Apple To Fall Short Of Projected Revenue Due To Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal) Tech giant says… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 17, 2020

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Manfred Says Astros’ Shame Is Penalty Enough. Opponents Might Disagree. (New York Times) Commissioner Rob Manfred defended M.L.B.’s handling of the Astros’ cheating scandal. But many fans and players don’t think it went far enough, leaving the door open for more ugliness. Fourteen Americans Flown Home From Coronavirus Cruise Ship Test Positive (Wall Street Journal)… Read more »