The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 12, 2019

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Brooks Koepka And Bryson DeChambeau Share The Masters Lead (New York Times) Tiger Woods finished Thursday’s opening round with a two-under-par 70, the same first-round score he had when he won the Masters in 1997, 2001 and 2002.

US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To The Lowest Level Since 1969 (CNBC) The data pointed to sustained labor market strength.

Baltimore Will Be Showered With Free Food And Booze When Chris Davis Finally Gets A Hit (Yahoo! Sports) Chris Davis is one of the most famous guys in baseball right now. Unfortunately, it’s because he’s been legendarily bad.

Winter Is Here: Remembering The Plot Of “Game Of Thrones” (The New Yorker) Friends, the time has come. Who will win the Game of Thrones?

Maple Leafs Torch Bruins For Statement Win, Capitals Hold Off Hurricanes, Flames Shut Out Avs (CBS Sports) Three first-round series that got underway on Thursday night, with some more surprises in store.

Forget The Black Hole Picture — Check Out The Sweet Technology That Made It Possible (538) The technology used to see the black hole is just as impressive as the black hole itself.

The Warriors Are Vulnerable In The NBA Finals Without Home-Court Advantage (Washington Post) Coach Steve Kerr and his squad are coming to the playoffs in less intimidating fashion than in years past.

Disney Prices New Streaming Service At $6.99 A Month (Wall Street Journal) Its price—it will also be offered for an annual payment of $69.99—is nearly half the cost of Netflix Inc. subscriptions.

Masters 2019: Seven Takeaways From Tiger Woods’ First Round At The Masters (Golf Digest) It’s only the start of this four-day rodeo. But for Tiger Woods, a start that more than kept him in the saddle.

Searching For Life In The Time Of Easter Eggs (The Ringer) It’s becoming harder and harder to enjoy movies and TV on their own terms, without having to hunt for clues from its creators. Is that a bad thing?

BIG3 Claims To FCC That Charter Has Already Decided Not To Carry RSNs The BIG3 Hasn’t Even Won Yet (Awful Announcing) The saga of the Fox regional sports networks (now owned by Disney, but not for much longer) has taken yet another twist.