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 in correction territory.

Punter Michael Turk Shows Up TEs, WRs At NFL Combine With Stunning Bench Press Performance (Yahoo! Sports) By the time his muscles exhausted on his final rep, his throng of supporters in the weight room had burst into full-blown applause.

Pence Tells ‘Hannity’ Risk Of Coronavirus Spread In US ‘Remains Low’ Thanks To Trump’s ‘Decisive Action’ (Fox News) “We’ve had 15 cases in this country. People are being treated and — and doing well.”

How Teams Tried To Counter The Astros’ Sign Stealing Before MLB Did (The Ringer) A deep dive into Houston’s at-bats shows that teams may have gone to elaborate lengths to thwart the team’s scheme.

Ad Spending On 2020 Primary Tops $1 Billion (Axios) It’s the most money that has been spent this early on in an election cycle in U.S. history.

Tired Of Chasing Astros, A’s Look Forward To A ‘Level’ Playing Field (New York Times) Now that their division rivals have been punished for cheating, the Oakland Athletics hope to finally close the gap on Houston and make a deep run into the postseason.

Young Democrats Have Rejected Biden — And It Could Cost Him The Nomination (538) Age might be the most important fault line in the 2020 Democratic primary.

The Raiders Surprised A Draft Prospect By Telling Him About His 37 Parking Tickets (For The Win) Do you know what comes with a job interview? Background checks. And in the NFL, with teams getting ready to pay their players millions of dollars to play football, they do their due diligence.

Americans Are Avoiding Corona Beer Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Survey Finds (New York Post) A surprising 38 percent of beer drinkers insisted that they would not, under any circumstances, buy Corona as the deadly virus spreads across the globe.

Film Study: What Is Mississippi State Getting In Stanford Graduate Transfer QB K.J. Costello? (Saturday Down South) With the Pirate landing in Starkville and bringing his exciting brand of football to the SEC, the biggest question for Mississippi State centers on the QB pulling the trigger in Leach’s offense.

Lori Loughlin Gets October Trial Date In College Admissions Case (Variety) A federal judge on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 5 trial for actor Lori Loughlin, her husband and six others in the college admissions bribery scandal.

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