The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 20, 2020

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Releasing Todd Gurley Doesn’t Solve The Rams’ Massive Problems (The Ringer) Los Angeles released the 2017 Offensive Player of the Year and his massive contract on Thursday. But the team still has some big contract decisions coming up and little draft capital with which to bolster its roster.

US Futures Point To 800-point Opening Gains For The Dow (CNBC) U.S. stock futures turned around early Friday morning, pointing to opening gains after stocks managed to notch a positive Thursday session.

Running From Coronavirus: A Back-to-Basics Exercise Boom (New York Times) With gyms and pools closed and sports leagues shut down, a mini boom is emerging in running, a natural for social distancing.

Communities Mobilize To Help Elderly Weather Coronavirus Crisis (Wall Street Journal) From communications robots to food deliveries and moral support, people in Europe and the U.S. are acting to help vulnerable senior citizens.

Saints Coach Sean Payton Tests Positive For Coronavirus (SI) Payton told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he began feeling sick on Sunday, took a test on Monday and received his results on Thursday. While he is tired, Payton said he doesn’t have a cough or fever.

Governor Gavin Newsom Orders All 40M Californians To Stay Home In Nation’s Strictest State Lockdown (Politico) The order takes effect immediately and remains in place “until further notice.”

Your Guide To The NCAA Men’s Tournament That Could Have Been (538) Over the coming weeks, we will simulate what might have happened during the NCAA Tournament.

White House Cancels In-person G7 Summit At Camp David Due To Coronavirus (Axios) President Trump has canceled the in-person G7 summit scheduled for June at Camp David due to the coronavirus pandemic, opting instead to host a video-teleconference, according to the White House.

Chris Sale Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery And The Red Sox Still Owe Him $145 Million (The Big Lead) Coming on the heels of the Mookie Betts blockbuster trade, it was simply the latest tidbit of bad news for Red Sox fans.

Coronavirus Patients With Diabetes — Like Tom Hanks — Can Have More Complications (Fox News) Diabetes sufferers may be at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19.

ESPN Shows PTI, Around The Horn, Highly Questionable Having Fun With Home, Remote Versions (Awful Announcing) Undeterred by coronavirus restrictions, ESPN’s afternoon debate shows are still trying to give the people what they want.

All The Free Livestream Concerts To Watch While Stuck At Home — Garth Brooks, Keith Urban & More (Yahoo! Entertainment) With venues and bars shut down all over in response to new social distancing protocols, your living room is now the hottest spot in town.

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