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The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 20, 2019

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Beautiful. Violent. American. The N.F.L. At 100. (New York Times) The N.F.L. has never stopped changing. But a few things remain constant, including the league’s popularity and brutality. For The First Time In History, The US Economy Has Started And Ended A Decade Without A Recession (CNBC) It’s been the longest expansion in the country’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 19, 2019

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Winners And Losers From The 2019 Early Signing Day (247 Sports) The work that Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State did to get atop the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings was done well before Early Signing Day. This article is more about the actual winners and losers of the Early Signing Day, and less so the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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NFL Pro Bowl Rosters: Lamar Jackson, Ravens Earn 12 Selections (SI) Drew Brees leads the quarterback contingent in the NFC, as well as the Saints’ NFC-leading seven Pro Bowl selections. Trump Rips Democrats For ‘Attempted Coup’ On Eve Of Likely Impeachment (Washington Post) The president’s written diatribe was delivered as the House set the stage… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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Drew Brees Is Your New Touchdown King, And The Saints Look Scary As Hell (The Ringer) The Saints quarterback broke Peyton Manning’s record and the single-game completion mark in a thrashing of the Colts that reminded everyone just how scary New Orleans will be in January. GOP Senators Seek Quick Acquittal For Trump. The President… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 16, 2019

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Eli Manning Closes With A Flourish. Will There Be An Encore? (New York Times) In perhaps his final start at MetLife Stadium, Eli Manning ended the Giants’ nine-game losing streak by staving off the Miami Dolphins. Read: The Full House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Report (Axios) The 658-page report highlights the reasons behind the two articles… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 13, 2019

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Ravens Clinch AFC North Title, And Likely MVP For Lamar Jackson, In Rout Of Jets (SI) Breaking records on the ground and through the air, Jackson flambéed the Jets defense to carry his team to a 42-21 win on a night in which the defense and special teams had their struggles. Boris Johnson Secures a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Lane Kiffin And Ole Miss Are A Match Made In College Football Heaven (The Ringer) Kiffin was long known as coaching’s poster boy for failing up. In recent years, he’s found legitimate on-field success. What should fans expect now that the Lane Train has returned to the SEC? Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Would Raise $1… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Gerrit Cole Agrees To Deal With Yankees (New York Times) The top free agent on the market will sign the richest deal ever for a pitcher: $324 million over nine years. Nasdaq Set To Beat NYSE In IPOs For First Time Since Facebook Debacle (Wall Street Journal) It has taken Nasdaq years to get past… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Oh Boy, The Pats Are Embroiled In Another Cheating Controversy (The Ringer) The NFL is reportedly investigating whether New England had a videographer illicitly record Cincinnati’s sideline on Sunday, though it may be a misunderstanding over branded content. The Trump Administration And Democrats Near A Tentative North American Trade Deal (CNBC) The Democratic-held House could… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 9, 2019

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The N.F.C.’s Best Team? San Francisco Makes A High-Scoring Case (New York Times) The 49ers’ win over New Orleans gave them the conference’s best record. They will have to defend their case as the N.F.C.’s best team while playing a brutal end-of-season schedule. House Democrats May Vote On Trump Impeachment Charges This Week (Wall Street… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 6, 2019

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Did The Bears Deliver The Final Blow To Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett? (SI) The under-achieving Cowboys have now lost their fourth-straight game, but they remain first in the NFC East. Jason Garrett’s seat is getting warmer. U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected To Show Employment Growth (Wall Street Journal) The U.S. unemployment rate has logged… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 5, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For The 2019 Conference Title Games (Outkick) Nine conference title game winners for you as you head into the weekend, boys and girls. Trump’s Tax Cuts Push U.S. Burden Lower In World (Wall Street Journal) Report says U.S. total tax rate lowest among grouping of major economies except Ireland, Chile and Mexico.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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The Panthers–Ron Rivera Divorce Is the Rare NFL Split That Benefits Both Parties. (The Ringer) Team owner David Tepper wants to overhaul the team and modernize its operations. Rivera, meanwhile, will become the most sought-after coach on the market after his successful tenure in Carolina went stale. Google Co-Founders Page, Brin Give Up Management Roles… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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The Seahawks’ Win Over The Vikings Sets Up An All-Time Playoff Race (The Ringer) With both Seattle and San Francisco tied at 10-2, the race for a first-round bye between these rivals is on. The winner will have a massive leg up in the quest for the Lombardi Trophy. House Republicans’ Report Defends Trump In… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 2, 2019

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The Patriots’ Very Real Offensive Problems Could Doom Them (The Ringer) Or they could be just fine. Retailers Readjust As Online Sales Soar (Wall Street Journal) Online sales reached $7.4 billion on Black Friday, up from $6.2 billion last year. Bengals Are No Longer Winless, Thanks To The Jets (New York Times) Quarterback Andy Dalton,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 29, 2019

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Josh Allen, Bills Introduce Themselves To NFL World In Trouncing Of Cowboys (Bleacher Report) All of Allen’s talents were on display in the Bills’ 26-15 win over the dying, moribund, comatose Cowboys. His athleticism. His speed on the run. His accuracy. His toughness. It was all there in a spectacular performance. Trump Makes Surprise Thanksgiving… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, November 28, 2019

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Cowboys Bring Spice To Thanksgiving As Jerry Jones Appears To Be At Breaking Point With Jason Garrett (SI) The emotional mood swings that define Jerry Jones usually peak immediately after a loss, when surrounded by reporters he delivers his take on the state of his Dallas Cowboys. He’s the only NFL owner who routinely makes… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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Stephen F. Austin Upset No. 1 Duke On An Absolute Bonkers Buzzer-beater In OT (For The Win) No. 1 Duke suffered its first loss of the season in stunning fashion Tuesday as the Blue Devils lost an overtime stunner at the buzzer to Stephen F. Austin, 85-83, in an absolutely wild ending at Cameron Indoor… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Lamar Jackson Throws Five TDs As Ravens Demolish Rams On Monday Night Football (SI) Jackson and Baltimore stormed out of the gate and never looked back. Supreme Court Suspends House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Information (Wall Street Journal) High court now likely to consider case that strikes at heart of the U.S. Constitution. Jason Garrett… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 25, 2019

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The Packers Look Like A Team Exposed (The Ringer) Green Bay had the appearance of a Super Bowl contender in the first half of the season, but an ugly loss to the 49ers—and another to the Chargers a few weeks back—has put their résumé in question. Bloomberg Enters Crowded Democratic Race (Wall Street Journal) Billionaire’s… Read more »