The Daily Outkick: Friday, February 15, 2019

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Colin Kaepernick Wanted $20 million To Play In AAF (Washington Post) That’s far beyond the salary structure of the AAF, which is giving each of its players, regardless of position, a three-year contract worth $250,000.

Trump To Sign Spending Deal, Declare National Emergency (Wall Street Journal) Trump plans to sign a spending bill then declare a national emergency to seek more border-wall funding.

LeBron James Was Supposed To Make The Lakers Great. But When? (New York Times) The Lakers suffered one final implosion before the All-Star break — a loss to the Atlanta Hawks that left the team with a losing record.

New York Will Lose The Bulk Of The 25,000 Jobs That Were Promised By Amazon HQ2 (CNBC) Amazon announced it will not build its headquarters in New York City after local opposition.

Clay Travis on Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson

Assessing The Elway School Of Broncos QB Decisions After The Flacco Trade (The Ringer) Will Flacco follow in the footsteps of Manning … or Osweiler, Siemian, Lynch, and Keenum?

‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Orchestrated Attack, Source Says (CBS Chicago) Investigators believe Smollett and the non-cooperating witnesses in last month’s alleged attack of the actor “potentially staged the attack.”

A Look Back At The Firing Of Bill Belichick (SI) 24 years ago, Belichick was fired from his first NFL head-coaching job. A look back at some takes on the then-Browns coach from the 1990s.

You Still Can’t Edit Your Tweets, But You May Soon Be Able To “Clarify” Them (Recode) CEO Jack Dorsey is “thinking about” some kind of feature that would let people go back and add clarifications or annotations to old tweets.

Charlie Ward, Two-Sport Heisman Star, Weighs In On Kyler Murray (Yahoo! Sports) “These smaller guys can get drafted in the first round. I’m happy for these guys.”

The Wired Guide To Your Personal Data (and Who Is Using It) (Wired) Whether data is fabricated by computers or created by real people, one of the concerns will be how it is analyzed.